Minglebox Education News - cat2010 http://www.minglebox.com/news Education News and Views that you can use. en-us Tue, 28 Jul 2015 08:22:49 GMT Tue, 28 Jul 2015 08:22:49 GMT http://www.minglebox.com/rss Minglebox Feed Generator contact@minglebox.com contact@minglebox.com 5 Minglebox Education News 142 18 http://www.minglebox.com/news http://www.minglebox.com/images/global/logo-of-minglebox.gif <![CDATA[CAT 2015: salient features important for aspirants]]> The Common Admission Test 2015 (CAT 2015) will be conducted on Sunday, November 29, 2015 , in two separate sessions. The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIM Ahmedabad) will conduct CAT 2015. The institute has released information on the salient features of CAT 2015, which are important for aspirants. The features are described below. CAT 2015 will be conducted in two sessions (forenoon and afternoon) in one day. The examination will be conducted in 136 cities across 650 test sites. Candidates will be given the option to select four test cities in order of..

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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 07:52:18 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf4ec8cbb0014ed3a5dada792b
<![CDATA[CAT 2015 on November 29; online registrations start on August 6]]> The schedule for the Common Admission Test 2015 (CAT 2015) has been published at the official website. The examination will be conducted on Sunday, November 29, 2015 , in two separate sessions. CAT is the entrance examination for admission into the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) and other premier business schools (B-schools) in India. CAT 2015 registrations: The registration process starts on Thursday, August 6, 2015 and will close on Sunday, September 20, 2015 . IIM Ahmedabad will conduct CAT 2015. The list of non-IIM member institutions which have registered..

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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 06:59:15 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf4ec8cbb0014ed375483272d6
<![CDATA[CAT 2015 Exam Dates]]> Indian Institute of Management (IIM)’s has announced the exam dates for  Common Admission Test (CAT-2015) , which will be conducted in November 2015. The CAT will be held on Sunday, November 29, 2015 . CAT is conducted for taking admission to various management programs of IIMs at Ahmedabad , Amritsar, Bangalore , Bodh Gaya, Calcutta , Indore , Kashipur , Kozhikode , Lucknow , Nagpur, Raipur , Ranchi , Rohtak , Sambalpur, Shillong , Sirmaur, Tiruchirappalli , Udaipur and Visakhapatnam for the session 2015. Eligibility Criteria..

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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 04:19:41 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844ec48151014ed2e330947ee9
<![CDATA[CAT 2015 to be held on single day in two sessions; other changes]]> The Common Admission Test 2015 (CAT 2015) will be held on a single day in two separate sessions, according to the convener of the examination. Last year, the examination was held over two days in four sessions. This change is expected to enhance operational efficiency and the overall quality of the test content.  CAT is the entrance test for admission into the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) and other premier business schools (B-schools) of India. IIM Ahmedabad will conduct CAT 2015, according to reports. CAT 2015 is expected to be held in the months of..

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 11:27:24 GMT data-0001-fdbffea64e409f62014e4438b6937340
<![CDATA[CAT: Prepare, practice and prevail]]> Vinayak Kudva National Products Head, IMS We all know the importance of the CAT, and in this article, I shall give out a few key points that you need to keep in mind. If you do, I’m certain you will be able to achieve your goal in the next few months. Test Structure The CAT consists of two sections, with a fixed duration of 85 minutes and 50 questions per section. The most important thing to do is to concentrate on both accuracy and speed, and simultaneously showcase equal competence in all sections. Based on data collected from past CATs and Simulated CATs..

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Tue, 12 May 2015 08:48:17 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854d3ed3a2014d474f6e8d56a3
<![CDATA[Cases on CAT 2013 result discrepancy dismissed by MP high court]]> Different cases files by disgruntled test-takers of the Common Admission Test 2013 (CAT 2013) relating to discrepancy in the results of the examination have been dismissed by the High Court (HC) of Madhya Pradesh (MP). The court found no merit in lingering such cases, according to officials of the Indian Institute of Management Indore (IIM Indore) , which was the convener of CAT 2013. The three cases, now dismissed, were filed by CAT 2013 examinees against the IIMs relating to the lack of transparency in the score normalization process as well as granting of scores. CAT aptitude..

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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 07:40:21 GMT data-0001-fdbffe834bb9e0fc014bba87927b1108
<![CDATA[IIM Ahmedabad to conduct CAT 2015; TCS to be testing partner]]> The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIM Ahmedabad) will conduct the Common Admission Test 2015 (CAT 2015) , according to reports. CAT 2015 is expected to be held in the months of October/November, 2015. Like CAT 2014, TCS will be the testing partner for CAT 2015. IIM Indore was the convener of CAT 2014 as well as CAT 2013. Prometric was the testing partner of the IIMs for CAT 2013. It is to be noted that IIM Ahmedabad is the very first IIM that conducted the first Computer Based Test (CBT) of CAT in 2009. CAT is the entrance test for admission into the IIMs and..

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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 05:07:48 GMT data-0001-fdbffe834b6cba73014b71e2e02f6e21
<![CDATA[IIM Udaipur releases PI-WAT details for PGP admission into 6 new IIMs]]> Details regarding the Common Admission Process (CAP) for admission into the 2015-17 academic session of the flagship two-year full-time Postgraduate Program in Management (PGP) of the six new Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) is provided at the IIM Udaipur website. IIM Udaipur is the coordinator of the CAP for the six new IIMs for the 2015-17 batch. The CAP consists of the Written Analysis Test/Personal Interview (WAT/PI) rounds. The six new IIMs include IIM Kashipur , IIM Ranchi , IIM Raipur , IIM Rohtak , IIM Udaipur and IIM Tiruchirappalli or Trichy. IIM..

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Mon, 09 Feb 2015 11:00:23 GMT data-0001-fdbffead4b55769c014b6dff4fcc1d02
<![CDATA[XIM-B announces WAT-PI shortlist for 2015-17 MBA admissions]]> The premier Indian business school (B-school), Xavier Institute of Management-Bhubaneswar (XIM-B) , has announced the shortlist for the Writing Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds for 2015-17 admissions into different Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs at the institute. Group Discussion (GD) has been scrapped from the final admission round this year. The programs are two-year full-time Masters Degree Program in Business Management (MBA-BM), Masters Degree Program in Human Resource Management (MBA-HRM), Masters Degree Program in Rural Management (MBA-RM),..

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Thu, 05 Feb 2015 10:27:33 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854b5583a1014b5947cf0844ab
<![CDATA[Common Admission Process of 6 new IIMs between Feb 16 and Mar 3]]> The Common Admission Process (CAP) for admission into the 2015-17 academic session of the flagship two-year full-time Postgraduate Program in Management (PGP) of the six new Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) is tentatively scheduled to be conducted from Monday, February 16 to Tuesday, March 3, 2015 . The CAP consists of the Written Analysis Test/Personal Interview (WAT/PI) rounds. IIM Udaipur is the coordinator of the CAP for the six new IIMs for the 2015-17 batch. The six new IIMs include IIM Kashipur , IIM Ranchi , IIM Raipur , IIM Rohtak , IIM Udaipur and ..

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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 05:11:03 GMT data-0001-fdbffead4b2481a3014b2ef32b241139
<![CDATA[IIM Udaipur issues WAT-PI shortlist for PGP admissions of 6 new IIMs]]> The Indian Institute of Management Udaipur (IIM Udaipur) has issued the shortlist of candidates who can appear for the Written Analysis Test/Personal Interview (WAT/PI) round, for admission into the 2015-17 academic session of the flagship two-year full-time Postgraduate Program in Management (PGP) of the six new IIMs. To access the shortlist, please click here and enter the Registration Number, Date of Birth and e-mail ID as provided in the Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) application form. IIM Udaipur is the coordinator of the Common Admission Process (CAP) for the..

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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 07:22:25 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf4b0f7620014b108548151758
<![CDATA[IRMA Issues of Social Concern admission test on Jan 25; key details]]> The online admission test on “Issues of Social Concern” will be held by the Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA) on Sunday, January 25, 2015. The test will be conducted to grant admission into the 2015-17 Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management (PRM) as well as 2015 Fellow Program in Rural Management (FPRM). IRMA is India’s leading school in rural management. Admissions: IRMA will use the scores of the Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) for admissions. All candidates who have applied to IRMA with CAT 2014 scores need to appear for the IRMA admission..

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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 06:10:06 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844b02a550014b0b1cb8352a2a
<![CDATA[New IIMs to separately declare shortlist for final admission round]]> The six new Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) will separately declare the shortlist for the final admission round, or the Common Admission Process (CAP), for 2015-17 admissions. The older IIMs are drawing the shortlist for Personal Interview-Written Ability Test (PI-WAT) rounds based on the Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) scores, academic profile and few other parameters. The six new IIMs on the other hand, plan to issue the shortlist based on only the CAT 2014 scores (overall and section-wise). The new IIMs are offering over 800 seats and will be inviting around 10,000..

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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 05:13:59 GMT data-0001-fdbffead4aed19ae014b009ca1dc180c
<![CDATA[IIM Udaipur adds 30 seats for 2015-16 session; fee hike likely]]> The Indian Institute of Management Udaipur (IIM Udaipur) has added 30 seats for the 2015-16 academic session, bringing up the total number of seats from 120 to 150. The increase was brought about after the institute experienced a very positive placement season. According to officials of IIM Udaipur, the institute has enhanced its infrastructural facilities and appointed added faculty. Hence, it is now ready to accommodate more candidates. IIM Udaipur will be coordinating the Common Admission Process (CAP) for the six new IIMs for the 2015-17 batch. The six new IIMs include IIM..

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Wed, 07 Jan 2015 05:33:24 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844abdbba7014ac2e2167a5fd8
<![CDATA[Admission process of proposed 6 IIMs for 2015-16 session still unclear]]> The 2015-16 admission process to be adopted by the six new Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) which are proposed to be set up is still not certain, although the other IIMs have already started announcing their shortlists for the Personal Interview-Written Ability Test (PI-WAT) rounds. These shortlists have been prepared on the basis of the valid scores of the Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) , the Results of which were announced on Saturday, December 27, 2014 , and various other factors. According to sources, the existing IIMs will act as mentors to the proposed IIMs. ..

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Tue, 06 Jan 2015 05:39:23 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854abdbbb2014abdc1342c0000
<![CDATA[Writing and analysing mock tests is key, says CAT 100 percentiler]]> Hard work and focus. These are what CAT 2014 100 percentiler and IMS student Soumyadeep Chakrabarti attributes his success to. Having received a call from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmadabad for the next round of the admission, Soumyadeep is on cloud nine, but keeps a level head on his shoulders. While pursuing his B.Tech degree from West Bengal’s Jadavpur University, Soumyadeep decided to enrol with IMS for the CATapult course in 2014 in the second year of the course itself, proving his seriousness about the test. “The teachers helped me a lot to plan my..

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Mon, 05 Jan 2015 06:11:13 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4aa457a9014ab8b7fd3c470d
<![CDATA[IIM Udaipur to conduct Common Admission Process for 6 new IIMs]]> The Indian Institute of Management Udaipur (IIM Udaipur) will be coordinating the Common Admission Process (CAP) for the six new IIMs for the 2015-17 batch. The six new IIMs include IIM Kashipur , IIM Ranchi , IIM Raipur , IIM Rohtak , IIM Udaipur and IIM Tiruchirappalli or Trichy. IIM Trichy was the CAP coordinator last year. The CAP will consist of the Personal Interview-Written Ability Test (PI-WAT) rounds. The older IIMs may participate in the CAP of the six new IIMs to provide inputs, although they will not directly participate in the process. In..

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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 06:07:25 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4a8fdb87014a9ef4b8306c66
<![CDATA[IIM call possibilities go up this year with more seats]]> If MBA is your degree of choice then you no can do no better than getting a call from the prestigious Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) in India. While the entrance exam CAT is one of the highly competitive in the world, this year the chances of getting an IIM call has just gone up. According to reports, the potential aspirant stands a 2.5% chance of getting into an IIM this year. The number of seats across the 13 IIMs has increased considerably from 3,335 to more than 4,000 this year with CAT 2014 opening admissions to the six newer IIMs. The number of test takers also fell..

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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 05:11:43 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4a8fddef014a999b5b3c454b
<![CDATA[Two IIT Kanpur students achieve 100 percentile in CAT 2014]]> Two students from the premier Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT Kanpur) have achieved a score of 100 percentile in the Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) at their very first attempt. According to officials of Indian Institute of Management Indore (IIM Indore) , which was the convener of CAT 2014, 16 candidates have achieved a score of 100 percentile and many have scored 99.99 percentile in the CAT examination this year. One of the IIT Kanpur students is a final year student of Electrical Engineering, while the other is pursuing Master of Science (M Sc) in Physics at..

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Mon, 29 Dec 2014 10:41:04 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854a8fd882014a95a2890c780a
<![CDATA[3 IIT Bombay students achieve 100 percentile in CAT 2014]]> Three students from the premier Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) , all of whom are boys, have achieved a score of 100 percentile in the Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) . According to officials of Indian Institute of Management Indore (IIM Indore) , which was the convener of CAT 2014, 16 candidates have achieved a score of 100 percentile and many have scored 99.99 percentile in the CAT examination this year. Two of the IIT Bombay students are fourth year students (pursuing Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering), while the third graduated from the..

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Mon, 29 Dec 2014 06:11:00 GMT data-0001-fdbffe834a94310d014a94ab474209a5
<![CDATA[Delhi girl tops CAT 2014; website crash causes confusion]]> A girl student from Delhi has topped the Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) , being the only girl to have scored a 100 percentile. In fact, she is the first girl student since the year 2009 to acquire a score of 100 percentile and is a Chemical Engineering student from Birla Institute of Technology and Science Pilani (BITS Pilani) . According to officials of Indian Institute of Management Indore (IIM Indore) , which was the convener of CAT 2014, 16 candidates have achieved a score of 100 percentile in the CAT examination this year. This year’s CAT, which is the..

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Mon, 29 Dec 2014 05:15:49 GMT data-0001-fdbffe834a94310d014a9478c3730437
<![CDATA[CAT 2014 results out; 16 achieve 100 percentile]]> The results of the Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) were announced earlier today, that is, Saturday, December 27, 2014 . Candidates need to visit the official website to access the results. CAT is the entrance test for admission into the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) and other premier business schools (B-schools) of India. According to officials of IIM Indore , which was the convener of CAT 2014, 16 candidates have achieved a score of 100 percentile. CAT 2014 was held on Sunday, November 16 and  Saturday, November 22, 2014 . The examination was held at..

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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 19:42:12 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4a8a7819014a8d453de72f51
<![CDATA[CAT 2014 results to be announced on December 27 evening]]> Finally, the students who wrote the Common Admission Test (CAT) 2014 can heave a sigh of relief as it has been announced that the results will be declared on December 27. As per the reports, the test conducting body, Indian Institute of Management, Indore (IIM-I) has mentioned that the result would be uploaded on CAT website on December 27 evening. CAT 2014 was held on Sunday, November 16 and Saturday, November 22, 2014. Around 1.68 lakh candidates had appeared for the examination, which included the forenoon and afternoon sessions (total four slots) held on both the days. Altogether..

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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 04:34:47 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844a6fe9cf014a756d07976ebe
<![CDATA[Test-takers continue to wait for CAT 2014 result as cut-off date ends]]> The examinees of the Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) continue to wait for the results, even as the previously announced December third week deadline got over. The result date is yet to be announced at the CAT website or by the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) . CAT 2014 was held on Sunday, November 16 and Saturday, November 22, 2014 . Around 1.68 lakh candidates had appeared for the examination, which included the forenoon and afternoon sessions (total four slots) held on both the days. Altogether 1,96,915 registrations were received for the examination. CAT 2014..

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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 12:26:03 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4a6febee014a71f621c22484
<![CDATA[MBA admission at IITs: last date of application submission is Jan 13]]> Candidates aspiring to pursue Master of Business Administration (MBA) courses offered by the premier Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) need to note that the last date for submission of application in all the IITs is Tuesday, January 13, 2015 . The IITs offer two-year full-time MBA programs (regular and industry-sponsored). IIT Bombay offers a Master of Management (M Mgt) degree while other IITs offer MBA degree. For details and online applications, candidates need to visit the website of the individual institutes, as mentioned below. MBA at IITs:..

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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:27:17 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4a51d463014a57c9996e5bd0
<![CDATA[CAT 2014 result date yet to be announced; final checks on]]> The date of results of the Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) is yet to be announced at the CAT website or by the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) . The examination was held on Sunday, November 16 and Saturday, November 22, 2014. The results are crucial for the candidates in planning their strategy for admissions based on CAT/other management entrance tests. As per previous reports, the Results are scheduled to be declared in the third or fourth week of December, 2014. CAT 2014 was held at 307 test centers across 99 cities. IIM Indore was the convener of CAT 2014...

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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 12:42:59 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf4a3cf97f014a3e860aef2699
<![CDATA[Non-engineering students can also pursue MBA program at IIT Delhi]]> The new Master of Business Administration (MBA) program offered by the premier Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi) can be pursued by students of non-engineering background also, as per a recent announcement by the institute. Earlier, only students of engineering/technology background as well as those with Masters in Science (M Sc) and Commerce or Economics could apply for the management programs at the Department of Management Studies (DMS) under IIT Delhi. According to DMS officials, the institute has taken this decision to open its MBA program to students from all..

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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 06:51:25 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844a376011014a381dd07a08b3
<![CDATA[CAT 2014 taken by 1.68 lakh candidates; results in December 3rd week]]> Around 1.68 lakh candidates had appeared for the Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) , which includes the forenoon and afternoon sessions (total four slots) held on Sunday, November 16 and Saturday, November 22, 2014 . Altogether 1,96,915 registrations were received for the examination, which was held over a two-day window this year. CAT 2014 was held at 307 test centers across 99 cities. The Indian Institute of Management Indore (IIM Indore) was the convener of CAT 2014. According to IIM Indore officials, 167,829 examinees took the CAT 2014 in four slots. As per previous..

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Mon, 01 Dec 2014 11:23:37 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854a040e58014a05976bd91f6b
<![CDATA[Editing DOB, gender in CAT 2014 applications from Nov 27 to Dec 3]]> Candidates who appeared for the Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) can edit their Date of Birth (DOB) and/or Gender in the applications from 12 pm on Thursday, November 27 to Wednesday, December 3, 2014 , according to the website. The changes can be made on the CAT website. Only the above-mentioned details can be changed, if they are currently showing incorrectly. No other fields will be editable. CAT 2014 was held on Sunday, November 16 and Saturday, November 22, 2014 . Altogether over 1.96 lakh registrations were received for CAT 2014. The Results are expected to be..

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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 07:40:16 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8449f485d00149f557de8611ea
<![CDATA[CAT 2014 concludes; discrepancy corrections from Nov 25-28]]> The Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) , which started on Sunday, November 16, concluded on Saturday, November 22, 2014 . The examination was held over a two-day window. Discrepancies, if any, in the Date of Birth and/or Gender in applications can be edited on the CAT website from 10 am on Tuesday, November 25 to 5 pm on Friday, November 28, 2014 . Only the above-mentioned details can be changed, if they are currently showing incorrectly. No other fields will be editable. This is mentioned as point number 12 in the candidates' admit cards. The admit cards for CAT 2014..

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 05:32:10 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa49dfbde70149e04925ef0bab
<![CDATA[Complete analysis of CAT 2014 Day 2]]> The second and concluding day of the Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) was held on Saturday, November 22, 2014. The forenoon and afternoon sessions were held from 9.30 am to 12.20 pm and from 3 pm to 5.50 pm respectively. The examination was held smoothly without any glitches or surprise elements being reported. The test has two sections of 50 questions each for a total of 100 questions. The two sections are - Quantitative Ability (QA) and Data Interpretation (DI) as well as Verbal Ability (VA) and Logical Reasoning (LR). According to many examinees, Day 2 had trickier and..

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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 18:09:00 GMT data-0001-fdbffead49d51eae0149d8b153454197
<![CDATA[Close to 1 lakh candidates expected to appear for CAT 2014 on Day 2]]> Around 90,000 to 1 lakh candidates are expected to appear for the Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) on Day 2, which will be held tomorrow, that is, Saturday, November 22, 2014 . The admit cards can be downloaded till the same day. CAT 2014 is being held at 307 test centers across 99 cities. Day 1 of CAT 2014 was held on Sunday, November 16, 2014 . Around 92,504 examinees appeared on Day 1, which covers the forenoon and afternoon sessions. Altogether over 1.96 lakh registrations were received for the examination. There were reports of some candidates being barred entry into..

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 05:41:03 GMT data-0001-fdbffead49ce7d540149d0de325617e7
<![CDATA[Important instructions for CAT 2014 Day 2 aspirants]]> Candidates aspiring to appear for the Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) on Day 2 need to follow some important instructions for a smooth examination experience. CAT 2014 Day 2 will be held on Saturday, November 22, 2014 . First, the candidates need to make sure that they carry all relevant documents to the CAT test center. Candidates have to bring the admit card and photo ID card (original and valid) to the test center. The photo image and signature on both these should be clear and legible. In case of name change from the time of registration, candidates have to bring proof..

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:27:38 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8549c906470149ccf5261d3ec7
<![CDATA[CAT 2014 had 92,504 examinees appearing on Day 1]]> The Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) , which started on Sunday, November 16, 2014 , had around 92,504 examinees appearing on Day 1, according to reports. This covers the forenoon and afternoon sessions, which were held from 9.30 am to 12.20 pm and from 3 pm to 5.50 pm respectively. CAT 2014 is being held at 307 test centers across 99 cities. Altogether over 1.96 lakh registrations were received for the examination. There were reports of some candidates being barred entry into the test centers for various reasons such as late arrival, lack of relevant identification documents,..

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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 11:49:37 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8549c27c930149c7e2ec4469c7
<![CDATA[ISM Dhanbad MBA 2015-17 admissions through CAT 2014 scores]]> Admissions into Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs for the 2015-17 academic session at the Indian School of Mines Dhanbad (ISM Dhanbad) will be granted on the basis of valid Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) scores. There are 62 sanctioned seats for the two-year full time program. CAT 2014 started on Sunday, November 16 and will also be held on Saturday, November 22, 2014 . The result is expected to be announced in the third week of December, 2014. Eligibility for MBA at ISM: A bachelor’s degree after 10+2 in any discipline from a recognized..

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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:08:36 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8549c27c930149c7866db85cb1
<![CDATA[CAT 2014 easier, say examinees; few centers report glitches on Day 1]]> The Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) paper on Day 1 was easier compared to the previous year, according to a majority of the examinees. CAT 2014 started on Sunday, November 16, 2014 . The forenoon and afternoon sessions were held from 9.30 am to 12.20 pm and from 3 pm to 5.50 pm respectively. In CAT 2014, there are two sections of 50 questions each for a total of 100 questions. The two sections are - Quantitative Ability (QA) and Data Interpretation (DI) as well as Verbal Ability (VA) and Logical Reasoning (LR). Candidates appearing in both the sessions on Day 1 opined..

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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 07:31:09 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac49b5251d0149bca9909d69fe
<![CDATA[CAT 2014 Day 1 analysis]]> The Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) started on Sunday, November 16, 2014 . The forenoon and afternoon sessions were held from 9.30 am to 12.20 pm and from 3 pm to 5.50 pm respectively. The test has two sections of 50 questions each for a total of 100 questions. The two sections are - Quantitative Ability (QA) and Data Interpretation (DI) as well as Verbal Ability (VA) and Logical Reasoning (LR). A detailed analysis of Day 1 of CAT 2014, as per examinees and academic experts, is provided below. Session 1: QA & DI: The Quant section was moderate, especially..

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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 05:09:56 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac49b5251d0149bc2846635cd5
<![CDATA[Around 2 lakh candidates to appear for CAT 2014 on Nov 16 & 22]]> The Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) is set to start on Sunday, November 16 and will also be held on Saturday, November 22, 2014 (forenoon and afternoon sessions on both days). The result is expected to be announced in the third week of December, 2014. Altogether over 1.96 lakh registrations have been received for CAT 2014. The admit cards for CAT 2014 aspirants have been made available at the CAT site from 1 pm on Sunday, October 19, 2014 . The candidates can view/download/print the admit cards from the site. It is mandatory for all candidates to carry a printout of the..

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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 13:05:00 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf49ac2a270149ae6821252c57
<![CDATA[BITS Pilani MBA application till Jan 27; admission through CAT scores]]> The application process for admission into the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program for the 2015-16 academic year at Birla Institute of Technology and Science Pilani (BITS Pilani) is now open. The last date for submission of completed application form is Tuesday, January 27, 2015 . Eligibility for Admissions: Bachelor of Engineering/Bachelor of Technology (BE/B Tech) in Engineering or a Masters' Degree in any discipline from a recognized university or any Integrated first degree of BITS is necessary. Candidates should have obtained minimum 60% aggregate marks in the..

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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 12:02:54 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8549a763ab0149a908ec232e48
<![CDATA[Gear Up for Common Admission Test 2014]]> Common Admission Test (CAT-2014) is conducted by  Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Indore   is conducted for taking admission to various management programs of IIMs for the session 2014. Unlike previous years, IIM-Indore which is holding the exam has cut short the window period for holding examination. The CAT will be held only for two days this year i.e. on Sunday, November 16, 2014 and Saturday, November 22, 2014 . CAT 2014 will be conducted in major cities of India. Some major cities are Ahmedabad, Lucknow, Navi Mumbai, New Delhi, Kochi, Kolkata and Chennai. Clouded..

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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 04:43:47 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf49a768100149a776e7950153
<![CDATA[PGP admission at MDI through CAT 2014 scores; registration till Nov 14]]> The 2015 admissions for Post Graduate Programs (PGPs) at the Management Development Institute Gurgaon (MDI Gurgaon) will be granted based on the scores of the Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) , according to the website. Moreover, the online registration process for the two year full-time PGP programs at the institute will be conducted till 5 pm on Friday, November 14, 2014 . The programs include Post Graduate Program in Management (PGPM), Post Graduate Program in Human Resource Management (PGP-HRM) and Post Graduate Program in International Management (PGP-IM). CAT is the..

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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 12:34:18 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf49a034c90149a3ff5075390a
<![CDATA[CAT 2014 website provides information on blank admit cards]]> The Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) will be held on Sunday, November 16 and Saturday, November 22, 2014 (forenoon and afternoon sessions on both days). The admit cards for CAT 2014 aspirants have been made available at the CAT site from 1 pm on Sunday, October 19, 2014 . The candidates can view/download/print the admit cards from the site. The admit cards can be downloaded till Saturday, November 22, 2014 . CAT 2014 registered candidates need to refer to the admit card to check which of the two dates and which session have been assigned to them. Blank admit cards: If the..

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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 06:46:33 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85499155fc01499d9a951e2c2a
<![CDATA[Normalization of CAT 2014 scores: a guide]]> The Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) will be held on Sunday, November 16 and Saturday, November 22, 2014 (forenoon and afternoon sessions on both days). CAT 2014 will have two sections. These are - Quantitative Ability (QA) and Data Interpretation (DI) as well as Verbal Ability (VA) and Logical Reasoning (LR). The CAT 2014 website has released the scoring and equating process for the examination, the details of which are provided below. CAT 2014 will involve administering a different form of the test across each of the four different test sessions. In order to ensure..

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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 04:56:22 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85499155fc01499d35b37a22b4
<![CDATA[#Chat4CAT: New IMS helpline for CAT takers]]> With just over a week left to go, tensions are running high among CAT aspirants. To solve the innumerable unanswered queries, IMS has, for the first time in this industry, started #Chat4CAT . The initiative is aimed at solving any CAT-related query from any test taker, in under 15 minutes. Be it a general question regarding strategy, something as broad as tackling last minute jitters or highly specific such as a question on Time-Speed-Distance, hundreds of IMS experts from across the country are available to help. Students can simply ask their question, and get it resolved in less than..

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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 05:47:55 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85499155fc0149983e878e50b8
<![CDATA[CAT 2014 marking scheme; no penalty for unanswered questions]]> The Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) will be held on Sunday, November 16 and Saturday, November 22, 2014 . The marking scheme for the examination, according to the website, is provided below. Correct Response: For each correct answer, three points will be awarded to the examinee. That means, the total maximum raw score in CAT 2014 will be 300 since the total number of questions will be 100. The test will have two sections of 50 questions each. The two sections are - Quantitative Ability (QA) and Data Interpretation (DI) as well as Verbal Ability (VA) and Logical Reasoning..

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Fri, 07 Nov 2014 12:23:36 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac49892c6b01498a35b83b17de
<![CDATA[CAT 2014 aspirants with admit card access issues to contact help-desk]]> The Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) aspirants who are unable to view their admit card after logging in have to contact the help-desk designated for the purpose, according to the website. They need to either call the toll-free number 1800-2100-151 or send e-mail to cat2014helpdesk@iimcat.ac.in . The admit cards need to be directly printed from the CAT 2014 website using candidate User ID and Password. The admit cards will not be mailed to the candidates’ postal address, the website adds. The admit cards for CAT 2014 aspirants have been made available at the CAT site..

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Mon, 03 Nov 2014 04:49:35 GMT data-0001-fdbffead496f7cdd014973fc9db225b1
<![CDATA[CAT 2014: last-minute instructions on exam format]]> The Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) official website has advised the candidates to take note of a few key instructions on the examination format. CAT 2014 will be conducted on Sunday, November 16 and Saturday, November 22, 2014. Online test or not: CAT is not an online examination. It is a digital or Computer Based Test (CBT) - not an Internet-Based Test (IBT), that is, a candidate will not take the test on an internet site. Instead of reading the questions in a paper booklet and darkening the ovals on the answer-sheet, the examinees will read the questions on a computer..

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:21:59 GMT data-0001-fdbffead495c200a014964a734b047b2
<![CDATA[CAT 2014: test center details; last-minute important instructions]]> The Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) will be conducted on Sunday, November 16 and Saturday, November 22, 2014 . The Indian Institute of Management Indore (IIM Indore) is the convener of CAT 2014. The candidates are advised to take note of a few key instructions relevant to the test. CAT will be held across 307 test centers in 99 cities. Candidates can now look up the list of test cities for CAT 2014 at the site by selecting state/union territories. Please click here . The forenoon session and afternoon sessions on both the days will be held from 9.30 am to 12.20 pm..

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 07:35:49 GMT data-0001-fdbffe84495f370e01495ffb5ecb0e2b
<![CDATA[CAT 2014 mock exam now available at website; actual test to differ]]> The facility to experience the Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) computer-based examination is now available at the CAT website. The candidates need to note that it is a mock online examination for demonstration purpose only. The objective of the sample/mock CAT paper is to make the candidates aware of the test environment. However, the actual content along with the difficulty level of the examination will differ from the content shown in the sample/mock CAT paper, according to the website. To access the mock CAT 2014, please click here . The candidate’s name and..

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 11:07:12 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf4950f12c014956702b995d1f
<![CDATA[CAT 2014 instructions to be followed inside test center]]> The test day video and a guide of the Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) has been released on the website. Some key instructions mentioned in the guide that CAT 2014 examinees need to follow once inside the test center are mentioned below. CAT 2014 will be held on Sunday, November 16 and Saturday, November 22, 2014 . The forenoon session and afternoon sessions on both the days will be held from 9.30 am to 12.20 pm and from 3 pm to 5.50 pm respectively. The reporting times for the forenoon and afternoon sessions are 7.30 am and 1 pm respectively. On the notice-board inside the..

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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 12:55:41 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844950f885014951ad23950d83