Most Read Content & Stories on InsideIIM.com in 2014
We are coming towards the end of another year. Your support has been fabulous in helping us grow further. We decided to look back at some of the most popular content on InsideIIM over the last 1 year. It is a great collection of articles, stories and insights which makes you well-informed and knowledgeable when building your management career.
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( A list of most read content on the site since Jan 1, 2014 in no particular order)
CAT 2013 Results Declared – Shortlists Tracker and Analysis – We created this page on January 14th, 2014 – The day of CAT 2013 results to give constant updates on Shortlists, Analysis and Deadlines.
Admissions – The Admissions section on InsideIIM for all latest Updates, Deadlines, Stories to help Aspirants prepare for MBA Entrance Examinations
Fair warning to IIM aspirants from an IIM student – The blockbuster piece from R. Maheshwaran, IIM Lucknow Alumnus, he gives an initial warning to Aspirants before they decide to study in IIMs.
Jobs & Internships – The Jobs and Internships section at InsideIIM brings to you Jobs and Internships from across the Industry and domains
Placements – The most sought after section on InsideIIM, the reports are in the InsideIIM Format which map the Companies with the profiles offered by them on Campus.
Final Placements : XLRI Jamshedpur – Class of 2014 – A report on the profiles offered on XLRI for both BM and HRM
All you need to know about your Form 16 (Salary Certificate) – One of the most useful Stories on InsideIIM by CA Prince Doshi, tells you the ABC of Form 16 Certificate.
All Stories – The collection of all Stories on InsideIIM
What it takes to get into IIM Ahmedabad – RTI Query – Class of 2014 Stats – This Story gives you an idea of the cut offs of 10th, 12th, Graduation , CAT percentiles for the Batch of 2014
How can I get an Interview Call from IIM Ahmedabad ? – CAT 2014 : PGP 2015-17 – An analysis on the Admissions Policy of IIM Ahmedabad for the Batch of 2017
Final Placements : TISS Mumbai – Class of 2014 – The Final Placements of one of the most sought after HR courses in the country.
Final Placements – IIFT Delhi and Kolkata – Class of 2014 – The Final Placements at IIFT Delhi and Kolkata combined
InsideIIM LIVE – Our LIVE Chat section where we organise chats from Industry Experts, Professors and MBA Exams Toppers
Shreyas Recommends – Curated lists – 30 weeks of top notch content that you must read across the internet. If you follow this guy, you will never fail a group discussion or a job interview!
Career Junction – A One Stop for Interview Experiences, Group Discussion preparation, Profile Evaluation
All you wanted to know about Shortlisting Criteria of Top Business Schools in India for the Class of 2013-15 (CAT Based) – A summary on the Shortlisting criteria of all IIMs for the batch of 2015
Is it possible to get a call from the new IIMs by not attempting a single question? – CAT 2013 made it possible for people to get new IIMs without attempting a single question.
IIM Ahmedabad Final Placements – Class of 2014 (Unverified Report) – The unverified version of IIM Ahmedabad Placement Report
CAT 2014 Comprehensive Analysis with Cutoffs – Revised – An analysis from CAT Expert ARKS Srinivas on CAT 2014 – all slots combined
50 things you must know about IIM – A curated list on must knows on IIMs
Daily Verbal Dose – Vocab and Phrasal Verbs List – A List curated to aid the preparation of the Aspirants.
Placements at Top Business Schools in India – Class of 2013 : The Real Story – A real report on what happened at Top B-schools in the Placement season of 2013
Deconstructing IIM Lucknow’s Shortlisting Criteria for the Class of 2014-16 – Analysing IIM Lucknow’s Admission Policy for the Batch of 2016 case by case
Final Placements : IIM Calcutta – Class of 2014 – Top companies visiting Campus along with Profiles offered.
Career Guide – A Guide to all Career related Stories on InsideIIM
IIM Ahmedabad Final Placements – Class of 2014 (IPRS verified) – The InsideIIM format of the IPRS verified report release by IIM Ahmedabad
Final Placements : IIM Indore – Class of 2014 – Top companies visiting Campus along with Profiles offered.
What it takes to get into IIM Kozhikode – RTI Query – Class of 2015 and Class of 2014 Stats – This Story gives you an idea of the cut offs of 10th, 12th, Graduation , CAT percentiles for the Batch of 2014 and 2015
10 reasons why you should NOT join IIM Shillong – A Story created by IIM Shillong media cell
IIM Grad? Have an IIM call? Show some humility – Story written by Ankit Doshi, Creator, InsideIIM
The Special Breed of Chartered Accountant MBAs in India – Story I – Hemanshu Chokhani – Featuring CA + MBA profile on InsideIIM, a very common profile found nowadays in TOP B-Schools.
Now, get the IIM Tag at 45 Percentile. What is brand ‘IIM’ worth? – How ‘Low Cutoffs’ have led to dilution of Brand IIM
Indian Elections : April 2004 vs April 2014 – Opinion Polls / Exit Polls – Lok Sabha Exit Poll Analysis for the 2014 elections vs 2009 elections conducted by InsideIIM
Final Admit : What it took to get into IIM Indore (Class of 2014) Minimum Percentile required to get into IIM Indore alongside shortlisting criteria.
How can I get an Interview Call from IIM Ahmedabad ? – CAT 2013 : PGP 2014-16 Shortlisting and selection criteria for IIM Ahmedabad.
Featured B Schools All the Top B Schools in India with their campus life and stories on InsideIIM.
Final Placements : Class of 2014 – XIMB – PGDM (BM, HRM and RM) Final Placements as reported by XIMB Placement Cell
Final placements – FMS Delhi Class of 2014 (unverified report) Top firms recruiting from FMS Delhi.
Summer Placements : XLRI Jamshedpur – Class of 2014 -16 Summer Placements at XLRI for both BM and HRM functions.
What it takes to get into IIM Bangalore – RTI Query – Class of 2014 and Class of 2015 Stats Statistics of the Batch of 2014 and 2015, find their 10th, 12th, Graduation, CAT Percentile cut offs
HRA vs Rent Free Accommodation perquisite – Structure your Compensation correctly! All you need to know when you are staying in an accommodation provided by your employer.
CAT 2014 Results and Beyond – LIVE Updates Latest Updates on CAT 2014 through Whatsapp, mails and InsideIIM.
How can I get an Interview Call from IIM Calcutta ? – CAT 2014 : PGP 2015-17 This year’s shortlisting and selection criteria for IIM Calcutta across all categories.
Deconstructing IIM Kozhikode’s Shortlisting Criteria for the Class of 2014-16 Last year’s shortlisting and selection Criteria for IIM Kozhikode across all categories.
MBA : What did I believe and what do I know now An account of a current student on the realities of the MBA world
Deconstructing IIM Indore’s Shortlisting Criteria for the Class of 2014-16 Shortlisting and Selection Criteria for IIM Indore
10 likely encounters on your first day in B-School Different kinds of people who are likely to be encountered on the first day in a b-school.
Final Placements IIM Bangalore 2014 An account of Recruiters and profiles offered in IIM Bangalore in the InsideIIM Format
Selection Process Stories to aid in the preparation for MBA Entrance Exams
Delay your MBA, for your own sake! Dylan D’costa answers to some basic questions which will tell you why you need to delay your MBA.
Final Placements : FMS Delhi – Class of 2013 Top companies that came for placement to FMS Delhi in different fields.
“From a blue-collared worker to a student at a premium B school” – Prabhakar MN, XLRI Jamshedpur Read the journey of Prabhakar, currently a student at XLRI
How can I get an Interview Call from IIM Bangalore ? – CAT 2014 : PGP 2015-17 Shortlisting and Selection Criteria for IIM Bangalore.
What it takes to get into IIM Indore – Stats for Class of 2014 and Class of 2015 RTI Stats of the Batch of 2014 and 2015. Find the 10th, 12th, Graduation, CAT percentiles cut offs and average work experience in the batches.
What it takes to get into IIM Indore Mumbai Campus – Stats for Class of 2014 and Class of 2015 RTI Stats of the Batch of 2014 and 2015. Find the 10th, 12th, Graduation, CAT percentiles cut offs and average work experience in the batches.
“In a place like IIM A, once you are left behind its very difficult to catch up” – Rahul Agarwal, Commerce Grad and Rank One at IIM Ahmedabad Our SPECIAL ONES series – What it takes to be number one at IIMA.
10 Things that make IIM Indore Special 10 things that separates and makes IIM Indore special from other b-schools.
Summer Placements : TISS Mumbai – Class of 2014-16 Top companies that came for summer placements to TISS Mumbai.
The Six IIM Alumni report 2014 – Part one (Locations, Companies and Functions) The Annual Report of InsideIIM covering Alumni of all six Old IIMs – their locations, companies and functions
Summer Placements : FMS Delhi – Class of 2014 -16 Top companies that came for summer placements to FMS Delhi in 2014
Final Placements : IIM Kozhikode – Class of 2013 Top companies that came for placement to IIM Kozhikode in 2013
Final Placements : IIM Lucknow – Class of 2013 Top companies that came for placement to IIM Lucknow in 2013
Summer Placements : TISS Mumbai – Class of 2013-15 Top companies that came for summer placements to TISS Mumbai in 2013
XL Meri Jaan! – 10 Things that make XLRI Jamshedpur Special Life at XLRI – what makes it different from the other top b-schools.
Final Placements: SP Jain Institute of Management & Research Mumbai – Class of 2014 – Glimpse of Final placement of Batch 2014 reported by the Institute itself.
Summer Placements : IIM Indore – Class of 2014 -16 – Highlights of Summer placement class 2016 with a participation of 153 companies and 40% rise in stipend.
11 things that make IMT Ghaziabad Super-Special – How Academia, infrastructure, exchange options and many other things make IMT Ghaziabad Super-Special.
8 Actual reasons why people do MBA and 8 Reasons why you should do an MBA – Reasons you should have before joining a B-School
Final Placements : XLRI Jamshedpur – Class of 2013 – Final placements at XLRI where General Management and FMCG sector play substantial role.
“Taking a ten day break from my job helped me focus” CAT Topper Sudipto Sannigrahi – Know how to manage your studies with a full time job.
My Journey: In the World of CAT – The Road to CAT and the experiences on the way- by Mridul Shandilya.
“I had no secret formula. I just took every assignment as a learning opportunity” – Ashima Setia – 1st year MBA topper at IIM Ahmedabad – Hear from Ashima Setia about the key to Top IIM Ahmedabad 1st year MBA
Welcome Changes to the Common Admission Test – CAT 2014 Notification– Normalization! Students will now not be able to cry over this biggest issue. Thanks to the changes to CAT.
Interview Experiences – A curated list of over 350 Campus Interviews at Top Business Schools in India.
“In the new CAT 2014 paper pattern, attempting more questions makes sense” – ARKS Srinivas, CEO Vistamind– ARKS Srinivas solves queries of students surrounding CAT 2014 paper pattern, in a LIVE chat on InsideIIM.com
10 Things that make NITIE Mumbai special– See how “Mecca of Supply Chain in India” enjoys “Mumbai advantage”
Recruiter Rankings – Published Reports of our Recruitment Survey conducted each year.
10 Questions you should ask before joining a Business School in India– The B-School selection checklist.
IIM Shillong Final Placements 2014 – Highest international package offered: Rs.37 LPA– 53 companies including Tata Steel, ICICI Bank and HSBC on the campus of IIM Shillong raising the average package from last year.
Ten Things that make FMS special– What’s so special about “The Red Building”
5 reasons why student run placements should give way to CDC at IIM– The benefits of having a separate CDC instead of student committees for handling Placements
Interview Experiences – Unilever (HUL)– Top B-School students share their interview experiences with HUL.
“I utilized my 90 minutes of travel every day to improve my vocabulary using a mobile app. It helped enormously” – Anurodh Tak, XAT Topper and IIT Kanpur alumnus– Plan your road to success with personal experiences of XAT topper.
Interview Experiences – Cognizant Business Consulting– B-School students share their Interview Experiences with Cognizant
CAT 2014: Insights and Revised Cutoffs– Insights of CAT 2014 which may give students a range of expected percentile and enable them to target a b-school accordingly
A Tale of Two Cs: The CGPA-Career Correlation– Know what companies look for before hiring
Final Placements : SPJIMR Mumbai – Class of 2013 (Unverified Report)– SP Jain’s Unverified Placement report by Team InsideIIM
A Note on the FMS Waitlist Movement – An aspirant’s analysis– A analysis on the waitlist movement of FMS with respect to other IIMs
Summer Placements: XLRI Jamshedpur – Class of 2013 -15 – Summer Placements at XLRI for the batch of 2015 graduating the coming year.
20 Things that make MICA Special– Know what makes the “Red brick walls” special
Summer Placements : IIFT Delhi & Kolkata – Class of 2013-15– Unique placements at IIFT having 46 first time recruiters one of it being WTO
CAT Day Live – First Impressions – 60 Attempts could be a bare minimum required to ace CAT 2014– LIVE Reporting Analysis of CAT 2014.
First ever Prom Night at IIM Lucknow– Prom Night in a B-school sounds gorgeous.
IIM Indore’s Infrastructure Story– Infrastructure being considered as a back bone to deliver quality education in IIM
Summer Placements : IIFT – Class of 2014 -16– 2014-2016 batch saw 34% rise in the highest stipend at summer placements.
Campus Life – A collection of all Campus happenings at all Top B-Schools of the country
“You need to evoke a sense of curiosity amongst the interview panel” – Shivram Apte, Interview at IIM Indore – Shivram Apte, Founder, Aspect Ratio and IIM A Alumnus speaks to IIM Indore students
‘Arvind Kejriwal should become the Prime Minister of India’ : GD Monday Week 2 – Our most popular Group Discussion last year