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Chat on B-school selection!
(Chat Transcript)

isha : BIMTECH RETAIL OR XIME????
ramachandran : XIME


psg : SIR, I HAVE CONVERTED NIRMA (MBA) AND BIMTECH (PGDM CORE). WHICH ONE IS BETTER?
chandrajyoti : NIRMA


karan : IS IT THAT A PARTICULAR COLLEGE IS GOOD ONLY FOR A PARTICULAR BRANCH OF MBA? IF SO WHICH COLLEGE IS BETTER FOR FINANCE? IBS HYD OR ITM NAVI MUMBAI? AND IS THERE A MAJOR DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE TWO
thomas : no. a good college would be good for all .ibs hyd would be better though they have a huge batch size of close to 1000.


rahul : HOW IS FOSTIIMA?WOTH JONINIG ?
ramachandran : Decent. If you have better colleges to choose from, please do so


isha : WHAT IS THE AVERAGE PACKAGE OF BIMTECH RETAIL?
ramachandran : It is always in a range. So, average might not make much difference


bhaskar : SORRY FOR DEVIATION FROM THE TOPIC. I AM A CAT 2016 ASPIRANT. I HAVE IDENTIFIED DI/LR AS ONE OF THE PROBLEM AREAS ESPECIALLY COMPLICATED SETS OF DILR WHICH CAME IN CAT 2015. WHAT SHOULD BE MY PREPARATION STRATEGY TO CRACK EVEN THE MOST COMPLICATED SETS IN DILR. PLEASE HELP. THANK YOU.
bhuvanaganesh : Practice difficult sets of DI and LR which are available in our AIMCATS and revision materials


abhi123 : SIR IMT G , KJ , IIT R, IIT KANPUR , IIT KHG.. PLEASE ARRANGE THEM
thomas : iitkgp would be the best followed by iit kanpur.imtg would the next best.


harshit : SIR HOW IS ITM NAVI MUMBAI FOR PGDM INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS?
sridharan : It is good.


psg : @CHANDRAJYOTI SIR, CAN YOU PLEASE HIGHLIGHT A FEW INDICATORS AS TO WHY NIRMA IS BETTER? HAVING CHECK ONLINE I SEE THAT MOST OF THE STATS FOR BOTH ARE NECK AND NECK AND THEY BOTH COME UNDER BBB TIME CATEGORY AS WELL.
chandrajyoti : BIMTECH Fee 9L, Avg Sal (2015) 7.1L NIRMA Fee 7.9, Avg Sal (2015) 8.1L


asha : CONVERTED LIBA, BIMTECH (PGDM CORE), IMI K.WHICH ONE WOULD U SUGGEST TO JOIN?
rahulpinnamaneni : LIBA is better. Better placements, smaller batch size.


rahul : CAN YOU PLEASE THIS RATE THIS COLLEGES WELINGKAR,IBS-MUMBAI,IMT-NAGPUR,ITM-NAVIMUMBAI,FOSTIIMA
tamal : IMT - We - Ibs -itm- fostima


sandhya : SIR.WHAT WAS THE WAITLIST MOVEMENT LAST YEAR FOR ST CATEGORY STUDENTS AT SIBM PUNE ? I HAVE BEEN WAITLISTED.
ramachandran : WL number?


aparna : SIR.. I AM CONFUSED BETWEEN THE PGPM (1 YR) PROGRAM OF GREAT LAKES CHENNAI & CORE MBA OF NMIMS MUMBAI.. DOES THE ADVANTAGES OF NMIMS MUMBAI REALLY OUTDO THE 1 YEAR ADVANTAGE THAT GLIM CHENNAI OFFERS? I AM BTECH E&C WITH 3.5 YEARS WORK EX..
bharat : Aparna, we suggest you meet with faculty at the nearest TIME Centre or email us at info@time4education.com with complete academic and test scores details. We will revert asap.


isha : SIR IFMR WAT PI ON 27 MARCH... WILL QUESTIONS MAINLY BE ON FINANCE?
rahulpinnamaneni : Expect a chunk of questions on finance. Though be prepared for questions on personality too. And acads, don't even ignore. and work experience in case you're working.


vicky : SIR/MADAM , I GOT 63.10 PERCENTILE IN CAT , 83.44 IN CMAT AND EXPECTING GOOD FROM CET EXAM. WHICH COLLEGE SHOULD I APPLY FOR IN MUMBAI? THANK YOU
supratim : You do not have to apply separately for MMS program . For PGDM application process please check individual college websites of Chetna, MET, IES , NL. Dalmia , SIES , Welinker college.


sandhya : WAITLISTED AT 27 AT SIBM PUNE. ST CATEGORY. REALISTICALLY SPEAKING DO I HAVE ANY CHANCE AT ALL ? PLEASE HELP ME OUT
srinivasbelvi : Tough to get through.


saub16 : SIR, HOW IS NIBM PUNE AS A COLLEGE FOR PGDM?
bhuvanaganesh : It is a BB category B school.avg salary is around 7 lakhs


karan : IS IT A RIGHT DECISION TO PREFER ITM NM FOR FINANCE OVER IBS HYD?
srinivasbelvi : ISB Hyd is a better bet between the two


sandhya : RAMACHANDRAN SIR.. I AM WAITLISTED AT 26 IN MY CATEGORY. ANY CHANCES ?
ramachandran : decent. Please keep your fingers crossed. We wish you the best.


kaira : PLEASE ARRANGE THE FOLLOWING IN THE ORDER OF MOST PREFERRED TO THE LEAST PREFERRED: UBS CHANDIGARH, INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT, NIRMA UNIVERSITY, LBSIM, BIMTECH (CORE).
rahulpinnamaneni : NIRMA = LBSIM > BIMTECH > UBS


sandhya : HOW DO YOU RANK SIBM PUNE IN TERMS OF MARKETING ? IN THE SENSE LEAVING OUT IIMS A B C L WHERE DOES SIBM STAND IN MARKETING ?
rahulpinnamaneni : It is good, has decent placements and a good alum network. It also depends on your other options. An absolute ranking based on marketing electives can't be arrived at.


mbaaspirat : WHICH ONE IS GOOD BETWEEN MBA FROM UBS,PANJAB UNIVERSITY, CHANDIGARH OR PGDM FROM BIMTECH, NOIDA IN TERMS OF OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT AND PLACEMENTS ?
rahulpinnamaneni : BIMTECH


rahul : 87.28 PERCENTILE IN CMAT WHICH COLLEGES SHOULD I APPLY TO?
rahulpinnamaneni : SIMSREE, Welingkar, ITM, IES, SIES, NL Dalmia


isha : WHAT ARE THE DEMERITS OF JOINING BIMTECH RETAIL? JUST WANT TO KNOW..
rahulpinnamaneni : Since you asked: It's very sectoral in nature, meaning you might find it very hard to change your industry later should you find it not much to your liking.


kk : TAPMI OR IFMR? MY AREA OF INTEREST IS FINANCE
asim : Almost equally good, but considering your interest IFMR would have a small edge.


harshit : SIR, HOWS PACKAGE FOR ITM NAVI MUMBAI INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND IS INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS A GOOD STREAM?
thomas : itm is just an avg college. the avg pkg there would be around 5 lakhs.


rahul : HOW IS SIESCOM?DO THEY HAVE GOOD PLACEMENT RATE?
rahulpinnamaneni : Last year avg package was about 6.5 lpa


bobby : HI SIR
thomas : hi. whats your question?


isha : WHICH ONE IS BETTER FOR MARKETING? IFMR OR XIME?
srinivasbelvi : XIME - Bangalore


sahilonite : SIR IMT G VS IMI DELHI WHICH IS BETTER IN CURRENT SCENARIO
thomas : IMI delhi would be slightly better.


sandhya : ADMISSIONS IN SIBM START FROM JUNE 1ST AND THEY HAVE INFORMED US THAT WAITLIST MOVEMENT WILL HAPPEN TILL MAY.THAT IS WHY I WWANTED TO KNOW IF I HAVE ANY CHANCE AT ALL OF CONVERTING BEFORE MAY (BEING WAITLISTED AT 27 IN ST CATEGORY)
srinivasbelvi : 27 in ST is might be tight going by the previous year trend... However you might be lucky this year around.


rahul : @TAMAL SIR U HAVE RATED IMT ABOVE WE,BUT WE IS BETTER PLACED IN TIME LIST?
tamal : As per the overall brand value I have chosen IMT over We.


rajni : SIR I HAVE CMAT 97 % ILE AND TWO YEAR WORK EXPERIENCE AFTER IN MNC B.TECH COMPUTER SCIENCE ENGG
bhuvanaganesh : what is your question


harshit : SIR, HOWS PACKAGE FOR ITM NAVI MUMBAI INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND IS INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS A GOOD STREAM??
srinivasbelvi : Please take a look at the course offerings. Pursue the course based on your interest as you got to build the career over next 30-35 years. Avegare placements at ITM stands around 6L.


sd1994 : SIR, HOW ARE THE PLACEMENTS AND EXPOSURE AT ITM NAVI MUMBAI?
rahulpinnamaneni : BB Category based on our ranking. Avg package last year was around 5.8 lpa. You be the judge. Of course, there's the advantage of being in Mumbai.


mufc : SIR,IS OMET SCORE VALID FOR INSTITUTION LEVEL SEATS?
srinivasbelvi : Please rewrite the query in detail. Unable to understand what you mean.


karan : IS IT A RIGHT DECISION TO PREFER ITM NM FOR FINANCE OVER IBS HYD?
bhuvanaganesh : already answered


karan : I CURRENTLY HAVE CALLS FROM THESE TWO
bhuvanaganesh : already answered


harshit9k : SIR I HAVE GOT BIMM PUNE IS IT WORTH JOINING AND WHAT IS ITS AVERAGE PACKAGES?
rahulpinnamaneni : http://bimmpune.com/bimm-campus-placements.html Take everything you read with a pinch of salt. Category B. Join only if you're keen on joining this year itself.


rajni : SIR I HAVE CMAT 97 % ILE AND TWO YEAR WORK EXPERIENCE IN MNC AFTER B.TECH COMPUTER SCIENCE ENGG. .PLEASE SUGGEST ME WHICH COLLEGE I CAN GET IN CAP ROUND . THANKS
bhuvanaganesh : SIMSREE, WE, Great lakes, Somiah, GIM


priyanka : I AM WAITLISTED AT NO 48 IN SCIT. THIS LIST IS GOING TO BE CLEARED ON 22 MARCH. DO I HOLD ANY CHANCES FOR ADMISSION IN SCIT?
bharat : pretty good chance. Best wishes!


rahul : @RAHULPINNAMANENI-HOW IS SIMSREE POSIBBLE AT 87PERCENTILE?
rahulpinnamaneni : Their MMS program accepts up to 87%ile sometimes.


isha : SYMBIOSIS SCHOOL OF MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION MANAGEMENT... ADVERTISING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS ....OR BIMTECH RETAIL MBA?
rahulpinnamaneni : First, you need to decide whether you want to get into Retail or advertising and mass media


timecat : SHOULD I GO TO IIM INDORE (IF CONVERT) OR REPEAT NEXT YEAR AFTER 1 YEAR EXPERIENCE FOR BETTER OPPORTUNITY. MY PROFILE: CAT2015- 85%ILE, 10TH-93%, 12TH-79%, BTECH FROM IIT DELHI- 5.8CGPA, EXCELLENT EXTRA AND CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES,SC CATEGORY, GOT JOB IN AN ECOMMERCE COMPANY? WHAT SHOULD I DO(VERY CONFUSED)..PLZ REPLY??
thomas : iim indore is a top college. if you can score more than 90 in cat you have a chance at all the iims.looking at your profile i would suggest that you try once more next year.


rahul : @TAMAL SIR-WHAT IS AVERAGE PLACEMENT OF IMT-NAGPUR
thomas : the avg package they claim is 7 lakhs.


arun : SIR,WITH POOR ACADEMICS AND NO WORK EXPERIENCE WHICH ARE THE BEST B SCHOOLS WE CAN GET INTO WITH HIGH CAT PERCENTILE?
tamal : FMS, MDI(considering non IIM institutions)


ramakanth : SIR , WHICH ONE TO CHOOSE BETWEEN SCMHRD MBA INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT AND BITS PILANI MBA ??
chandrajyoti : SCMHRD MBA INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT is having a specific focus, which is apparent from its title. It offers specialization within prominent sector groups such as transportation, energy, water & urban services. Is your undergraduate program related to any of them? BITS Pilani MBA is a general MBA program. So you will have to make a choice accordingly.


anya : SIR I HAVE CONVERTED IBS HYDERABAD & UPES DEHRADUN WHICH IS BETTER?
rahulpinnamaneni : IBS Hyd


psg : SIR, DO WE HAVE TO SEPERATELY APPLY TO SIMSREE AND JBIMS FOR ADMISSION OR WILL APPLYING TO MH-CET DO? DO THE CAP ROUNDS NOT INCLUDE THESE INSTITUTES FOR THOSE WHO HAVE NOT APPLIED SEPERATELY?
supratim : You do not have to apply separately .


vicky : GOT A CALL FROM FAZLANI ATLIUS BUSINESS SCHOOL ... IT IS NOT AICTE APPROVED ...BUT METIONS GOOD PLACEMENTS.... SHOULD I GO FOR IT ?
tamal : No


indranil : SIR, I HAVE GOT OFFERS FROM BIMTECH CORE PGDM & LIBA. ALSO AWAITING FORE IB.WHICH ONE IS BETTER
asim : Fore can be the first preference followed by LIBA Chennai.


bobby : WHICH IS BETTER BETWEEN SIMS & SIOM
rahulpinnamaneni : SIMS Pune


aparna : SIR.. I AM CONFUSED BETWEEN THE PGPM (1 YR) PROGRAM OF GREAT LAKES CHENNAI & CORE MBA OF NMIMS MUMBAI.. DOES THE ADVANTAGES OF NMIMS MUMBAI REALLY OUTDO THE 1 YEAR ADVANTAGE THAT GLIM CHENNAI OFFERS? I AM BTECH E&C WITH 3.5 YEARS WORK EXP..
srinivasbelvi : It you've work ex in IT & you'd like to leverage your experience then Great lakes is preferred. If you are looking at career shift then opt for NMIMS


mbaaspirat : @ RAHULPINNAMANENI SIR, ACCORDING TO THEIR RESPECTIVE WEBSITES, IN TERMS OF ROI UBS, CHANDIGARH IS BETTER THAN BIMTECH, NOIDA AND AVG SALARY IS ALMOST SAME SO I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW ON WHAT PARAMETERS YOU HAVE RATED BIMTECH BETTER THAN UBS, CHANDIGARH WITH RESPECT TO OPERATIONS MANAGEMENTS AND PLACEMENTS ?
rahulpinnamaneni : ROI is not the only parameter. To know about other parameters which influence our decision in helping you choose one B-School over the other, go here :) http://www.time4education.com/cat-mba/list_of_b-schools.aspx


timecat : THANK YOU THOMAS SIR
thomas : you are welcome


radha : SIR..GOOD EVENING...CONVERTED SDMIMD AND PAID FEES. WOULD LIKE TO DO FINANCE (XAT 83 PERCENTILE) CONFIDENT OF CONVERTING XIME AS WELL...BETWEEN SDMIMD AND XIME WHICH ONE IS BETTER..THANKS
srinivasbelvi : XIME bangalore


convert : I HAVE MADE IT TO TAPMI. SHOULD I LEAVE MY JOB AT AN INDIAN IT MNC FOR IT? (SALARY <4LPA)
sridharan : If your experience is less you can do depending upon how determined you are about doing an MBA.


anya : SIR IS NIFT MFM GOOD? I AM HAVING IBS HYDERABAD AS ANOTHER OPTION
bharat : Depends on what you wish to make a career in... fashion or in the corporate world... as you know, IBS does not offer FM... in that sense, look at your long term aspirations and how these programs fit into the scheme of things.


ram : GOOD EVENING
bhuvanaganesh : good evening


isha : JUST WANT TO KNOW.. DO BOTH FIELDS HAVE EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES IN THE RESPECTIVE FIELDS?
rahulpinnamaneni : Industries go through periods of booms and recessions. Both are equally rewarding and very challenging industries. You need to figure out where exactly your heart lies. Do read up about more, meet one of our mentors in person, chart the possible future career path in both industries and ask yourself which one you like more.


rahul : OPTIONS I HAVE WELINGKAR,SIESCOM,ITM-NAVI MUMBAI ANY OF THEM WORTH JOINING?
rahulpinnamaneni : Are you keen on joining this year itself?


ram : ARE YOU THERE SIR G
bhuvanaganesh : what is your question


sd1994 : SIR, GENERAL NON-ENGG FRESHER MALE HERE. GOOD ACADS AND EXTRACURRICULARS. 92.XX IN CAT 2015. I WISH TO WRITE CAT AGAIN IN 2016. I HAVE BEEN LOOKING FOR JOBS FOR THE ROLES BEING OFFERED WILL NOT ADD VALUE TO MY PROFILE ANYWAY. HOW ELSE CAN I PRODUCTIVELY ENGAGE MYSELF IN THE MONTHS LEADING TO CAT 2016 SIR? PLEASE SUGGEST. I AM A B.COM GRAD(FINANCE)
sridharan : You can take up a job which is not very demanding in terms of time and energy and instead concentrate on CAT so as to improve the performance and secure a coveted admission.


harshit9k : SIR HOW IS IBS MUMBAI?
thomas : not great. hyd would be the best.mumbai is next.


ram : WHEN DO THE T
thomas : question not clear.


ram : WHEN DO THE TIME WILL START THE SSC TEST SERIES
bhuvanaganesh : soon


akil : SIR I HAVE GIVEN MY GDPI FOR KJ SOMAIYA PGDM PROGRAM IF I GET AN ADMISSION SHOULD GO WITH..IS IT WORTH DOING MBA FROM KJ SOMAIYA..
tamal : KJS is a decentl option to go for.


abhi123 : SIR IS IT WORTH FOR 2 YRS JOB EXPERIENCE GUY IN IT TO JOIN XIMB OR SHOULD I TRY NEXT YEAR ?
supratim : You can think of joining XIMB . Wait for all final convert and then decide . Talk to faculty members if you think of waiting for next year . You should be very determined in that case to get into IIM or FMS or XLRI etc.


timecat : @THOMAS SIR, SHOULD I GO TO THE IIM INDORE INTERVIEW ? ALSO GOT FMS INTERVIEW (VERY DIFFICULT TO CONVERT ALTHOUGH, HAVE TO GET 14/15) ?
thomas : yes, do go for the interview. this will be an exp which will be usefull. in case u convert fms,need not think twice,do join.


dee : SIR WHICH IS BETTER TAPMI OR SIBM BANG? IHAVE CALLS FROM BOTH. SIR IS IT ADVISABLE TO GIVE ANOTHER SHOT TO CAT AND GET ADMISSION IN OLD OR NEW IIMS. SIR WHAT IS THE AVG PACK OF TAPMI,SIBM BANG AND NEW IIMS
ramachandran : Please go by the B-School ranking on your SHP. You will need to take the call on whether to drop a year. Please have a detailed personal discussion with your FM


anya : IBS HYDERABAD AVG PACKAGE?
bhuvanaganesh : around 6.5 lakhs


convert : @SRIDHARAN SIR, EXPERINCE IS CLOSE TO 2 YEARS
sridharan : Then also you can join the course.


rahul : @RAHULPINNAMNENI SIR-CONFUSED SIR.TIME BORIVALI STUDENT CAN SOMEONE GUIDE ME?
rahulpinnamaneni : Of the three you mentioned, SIESCOM > Welingkar > ITM NM Avg package around 6.5 lpa for the bets of the three. Please meet a mentor in person, they'll be able to guide you better.


harshit9k : SIR BIMM PUNE CLAIMS THERE AVG SALARY IS 6.5 LACS IS THAT TRUE OR HIKED
thomas : the reported avg pay at most colleges would be slightly inflated.


isha : ITM NM MARKETING OR BIMTECH RETAIL?
srinivasbelvi : BIMTECH Noida is preferred


ram : DEAR SIR THE TIME BIKANER CENTRE IS PROVIDING THE SSC TEST SERIER IN 100 RS ONLY BUT THE TIME UDAIPUR CENTRE IS ASKING FOR 2000 RS. WHY SO???
bhuvanaganesh : please check with your center


kanisking : IS THEIR ANYTHING GOOD ABOUT ITM NM (PGDM CORE) ? AS I HV TAKEN ADMISSION THEIR N I HV HEARD NOTHING IN D CHAT TO CHEER ABOUT...
chandrajyoti : ITM Navi Mumbai, Main Program : PGDM, Minimum 50% in graduation is necessary. Intake : 240, entrance Exam: CAT/XAT/MAT/GMAT, Overall Cutoff around 60 percentile, Fee: 7.5 L, Avg Sal: 5.8L (2015)


akki : HELLO FACULTY..I GOT 70 PERCENTILE IN CAT, 96 IN ATMA..WHICH CLG IS GOOD FOR THIS ATMA SCORE? AND HOW IS INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TRAVEL AND TOUR? GWALIOR IS GOOD OR NOIDA AND ALSO JOB PROSPECTS ARE THERE AFTER DOING MBA FROM THERE?
chandrajyoti : Colleges under ATMA: MICA Ahmedabad Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research (WeSchool), Mumbai Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research (WeSchool), Bangalore Christ University Institute of Management – CUIM, Bengaluru National Institute of Bank Management (NIBM), Pune Institute of Management Development and Research (IMDR), Pune National Institute of Integrated Learning and Management (NIILM), Delhi St. Joseph’s College of Business Administration (SJCBA), Bangalore Institute of Technology & Management (ITM), Navi Mumbai International School of Business and Media (ISB&M), Pune Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII), Ahmedabad Institute of Management Studies (IMS), Ghaziabad


radha : AS A BCOM FRESHER, I GOT A RAW DEAL FROM LIBA AND TAPMI DESPITE VERY GOOD PERFORMANCE !! I FEEL ENGINEERS HAVE AN EDGE OVER COMMERCE GRADUATES.
sridharan : Dont lose heart. Institutes like IIMs give preference for non engineers for ensuring diversity.


asha : SIR, I COMPARED THE PROFILE OF COMPANIES COMING FOR PLACEMENT AT LIBA WITH THAT OF BIMTECH. BIMTECH HAS BETTER & REPUTED RECRUITERS COMPARED TO LIBA WHOSE MAJOR RECRUITERS ARE NEW COS. WHICH PAY MORE. ALSO INFRASTRUCTURE & FACULTY-WISE BIMTECH CORE LOOKS PROMISING. PLEASE HELP ME OUT IN TAKING AN INFORMED DECISION.
srinivasbelvi : Both B-Schools are neck to neck in comparison. Go with your comfort. One can perform better through the 2 years once he/she is comfortable with the environment. BIMTECH-Core seems to be more promising.


rajni : CAP ROUND IS FOR MMS OR PGDM OR IT IS FOR BOTH ?
charlton : for MMS


aksh : SIR, I HAVE GOOD ACADEMIC RECORDS, MAT 98 PERCENTILE, HAVE 10 MONTHS OF WORK EX.. IS THAT WORTH TO JOIN CHRIST UNIVERSITY OR SHALL I TRY SOME BETTER B SCHOOLS?
tamal : If you have good academic records, why don't you go for CAT? You Will get many more options. Otherwise Christ is a decent option to consider.


akil : SIR I HAVE HEARD IMT GHAZIABAD HAD PGDM(CORE) AND PGDM MARKETING SEPARATELY.SO SIR IF I GET PGDM MARKETING SHOULD GO FOR IT.WILL IT AFFECT DURING PLACEMENT WHEN PGDM CORE.
charlton : No you can go for PGDM MARKETING


saransh : I DONE MY GRADUATION FROM SCHOOL OF OPEN LEARNING DELHI UNIVERSITY I HAVE NOT GOOD MARKS IN GRADUATION ALSO NO WORK-EXPERIENCE THAT CAN AFFECT MY SELECTION IN TOP B- SCHOOLS
ramachandran : Please DO try your LEVEL BEST


ramakanth : @CHANDRAJYOTHI, I'M B TECH MECHANICAL GRADUATE , I'M WORRIED WITH PLACEMENTS AND NOT MUCH ABOUT WHETHER INFRA OR GENERAL, CONSIDERING THE GROWTH AND CTC , WHICH ONE SHOULD I GO WITH ??
chandrajyoti : You should go for SCMHRD Infra.


vicky : SO SHOULD I APPLY NOW IN EITHER OF THOSE COLLEGES(CHETNA, MET, IES , NL. DALMIA , SIES , WELINKER COLLEGE) OR WAIT FOR CET RESULTS AND THEN GO FOR APPLICATION?
supratim : For PGDM program check the application deadline and apply accordingly. For MMS program , no need to apply separately .


lj : SIR AS PER FIRST WAITLIST OF SIBM B MY WAITLIST IS 82.DO I STILL HAVE A CHANCE IN SUBSEQUENT WAITLIST?
srinivasbelvi : Yes... You stand a chance...


anya : SIR I HAVE CLEARED MY WRITTEN OF NIFT MFM & HAVE GD/PI . I AM CONFIDENT OF CONVERTING IT.IS IT ADVISABLE TO JOIN IT ? I AM HAVING IBS HYDERABAD AS OTHER OPTION & I AM IN MY FINAL YEAR OF GRADUATION...I AM INTERESTED IN FASHION INDUSTRY SO HOW IS THE SCOPE & PACKAGE OF NIFT MFM?
srinivasbelvi : If you have interest in fashion industry, go with NIFT. The curriculum certainly suits your interest. NIFTs offer decent placements to all deserving candidates.


arun : SIR,WHETHER XTH 87%, XIITH-92% & GRADUATION(B.COM)-78% IS CONSIDERED AS GOOD ACADEMIC PROFILE,IF SO WHAT IS THE CAT PERCENTILE I NEED TO GET INTO TOP MOST B-SCHOOLS FOR CAT 2016? IN CAT 2015 I GOT 80 PERCENTILE SIR?
tamal : A percentile of 97+ With balanced sectionals can give you calls from IIMs


mba : HELLO SIR,I AM WAITLISTED 74 IN SITM,WHAT IS THE THE CHANCE OF BEING CONVERTED.
ramachandran : Slightly challenging.


akil : SIR CAN PLEASE LET ME KNOW AVG. PACKAGE FOR KJ SOMIAYA ESPECIALLY ABOUT THIS 2015 OR IF POSSIBLE 2016
bhuvanaganesh : around 8 lakhs


dee : SIR WHAT IS THE AVG PACK OF TAPMI AND SIBM BANG
rahulpinnamaneni : SIBM - 8.5 lpa TAPMI - 8.7 lpa


bobby : WHAT IS THIS YEAR'S CUTT OFF PERCENTILE FOR SIMS. & HOW MUCH MARKS DO WE NEED TO GET THAT PERCENTILE. DO YOU CONSIDER SIMS IN GOOD B SCHOOLS
asim : The exact cutoff has not been released but students with around 60 percentile have also been shortlisted.


ram : DEAR SIR, I HAD CONVERSATION WITH MS. HEENA YESTERDAY SIR. SHE ASKING ME FOR 2000 RS AND MY FRIEND IN BIAKNER CENTER IS PAYING 100 RS FOR THE TEST SERIES. DEAR SIR TO WHOM I NEED TO CALL?? I HAD ALREADY MEET THE TIME CENTER
supratim : Please send a mail to info@time4education.com .


rajni : SIR PLEASE RANK SIBM HYDERABAD ,SITM ,SCIT AND SIOM NASIK
bharat : SIBM Hyd has not had great placements this year; but two years is a long time. The other three schools are all BB category - with almost same fee and placements. Opt for what you aim to make a career in.


harshit9k : SIR PLEASE ARRANGE IN DESCENDING ORDER IBS MUMBAI, BIMM PUNE(PGDM CORE), SDMIMD MYSORE
thomas : sdmimd would be the best. the other two are nearly equal.


sd1994 : BUT SIR, THE JOBS THAT ARE COMING MY WAY AREN'T THAT GREAT. WE WERE GIVEN TO UNDERSTAND THAT EVEN THE RELEVANCE AND QUALITY OF WORK EX MATTERS. SO I ACTUALLY SEE NO POINT IN TAKING UP A JOB JUST FOR THE SAKE OF IT. I HAVE 1 92 IN 10TH, 96 IN 12TH AND 74.XX IN GRADS. COULD YOU SUGGEST ANY CERTIFICATIONS THAT COULD HELP ME BUILD MY PROFILE IN THE MEANTIME? I AM LOST AND CONFUSED SIR. I DESPERATELY WANT TO PURSUE MBA, BUT FROM A COVETED INSTITUTE.
sridharan : At this point excepting improvement in CAT there is nothing else you can do.


sahilonite : IS IMI DELHI PLACEMENT REPORT INFLATED SINCE THIS YR REPORT SHOWS AVG PACKAGE TO BE 14.3 LPA WHEREAS FOR PREVIOUS YEAR IT WAS 9.28LPA??
supratim : Check the company name , domain , profile offered etc. Checking Avg Package alone is not sufficient .


akki : IS SRCC GBO GDPI IS THERE ,DO THEY ALSO TAKE PI AS STRICT AS OTHER INSTITUTIONS? AND TOOK A YEAR GAP AFTER GRAD. SO SHOULD I PREPARE ANY TWO SUBJECTS FROM GRAD. OR ALL THE SUBJECTS OF ALL THREE YEARS OF GRAD? AND IS IT GIVES A BAD IMPRESSION IF I SAY I JUST PREPARE FOR THE MBA XAMS IN THIS DROP YEAR? AS I HAVE NOTHING TO MENTION DURING THAT ONE YEAR?
srinivasbelvi : SRCC does consider PI towards final selection. Suggest you to revise basics of a few academic subjects. Speak the truth about year gap. I'm sure things will go in your favour.


ramakanth : @CHANDRAJYOTHI,WHAT IS THE SCOPE OF INFRA AFTER 2 YEARS ?
ramachandran : Pretty decent , what with so much emphasis on it


mufc : SIR WHICH ALL COLLEGES IN MAHARSHTRA HAVE INSTITUTIONAL LEVEL SEATS?IS MAT SCORE VALID FOR THE SAME??
srinivasbelvi : What do you mean by institutional level seat? would you eloborate.


anya : IS IT WORTH JOINING IBS HYDERABAD IN TERMS OF RATE OF RETURN & BRAND VALUE? OR SHALL I WAIT ONE MORE YEAR I AM IN MY FINAL YEAR OF GRADUATION
bhuvanaganesh : huge batch size


mba : AND SIR HOW CAN I GET THROUGH IFMR CHENNAI.IS GDPI TOUGH I AM HAVING ON 26TH.PLZ PROVIDE SUGGESTION FOR THE SAME.AND SIR I HAD KEPT BACKUP GLIM PGPME GURGAON,ANY COMMENTS ON THAT.
sridharan : Contact the faculty member of T.I.M.E. nearest center.It is ok tom keep an alternative back-up option.


mbaaspirat : PLEASE RATE THE GENERAL MBA COURSE FROM THE FOLLOWING INSTITUTES, BIMTECH NOIDA, UBS CHANDIGARH, AND WELINGKAR MUMBAI?
chandrajyoti : UBS CHANDIGARH, BIMTECH NOIDA, WELINGKAR MUMBAI


roh : SIR, CAN FRESHERS FROM COMMERCE STREAM EXPECT TO GET ABOVE AVERAGE SALARY IF THEY DO WELL IN THEIR MBA COURSE?
rahulpinnamaneni : Absolutely! A lot of freshers get top packages every year.


tj : SIR NMIMS MUMBAI CORE VS MDI HR? NO NATURAL INCLINATION TOWARDS ANY SPECIALIZATION..WORK EX 3.5 YES IN IT
supratim : NMIMS core .


shivam : IMT GHAZIABAD, IMI NEW DELHI FORE KJ TAPMI ALL GIVEN IN A CATEGORY BUT PLEASE RATE THESE SO THAT WHILE FILLING FEES THERE IS NO CONFUSION....
rahulpinnamaneni : IMT > IMI > TAPMI > KJS > FORE


saransh : HOW AND WHERE FROM PREPARING OF PERSONAL INTERVIEW
bhuvanaganesh : get guidance from your TIME center


rahul : PLEASE RATE WELINGKAR(MUMBAI),WORTH JOINING?AVERAGE PLACEMENT?DO THEY PLACE MOST OF THEIR STUDENTS?
bharat : We Mumbai is a BBB category... fee is Rs8.6 lakh, intake is 180, avg salary is Rs6.3 lakh.


time : HOW IS ALLIANCE UNIVERSITY BANGLORE?IS IT WORTH JOINING IT
rahulpinnamaneni : Huge batch size. Expect a decent placement if you're in the top 5% of the batch.


tj : SIR WHAT ABOUT NMIMS MUMBAI CORE VS IIFT KOLKATA CAMPUS
thomas : iift kolkata .


rajni : HOW TO APPLY FOR CAP SIR
asim : DTE Maharashtra will release its notification soon, keep checking their website regularly.


aksh : SIR, XIME KOCHI OR CHRIST? WHICH WILL YOU SUGGEST?
rahulpinnamaneni : Christ


bobby : CAN A MECHANICAL ENGG GRADUATE DO MBA FROM IT WHICH IS OFFERED BY SCIT & SCIR PUNE
tamal : Yes.


ram : DEAR SIR, MY ALL QUERY IS PENDING YET??
supratim : Answered .


rishi : BIMM PUNE OR IBS HYD ?
tamal : BIMM


anya : SIR PLEASE PUT SOME LIGHT ON NIFT MFM..& WHETHER IT IS ADVISABLE TO GO FOR IT OVER GENERAL MBA?
bharat : Anya, its a highly specialised program; jobs are specific to fashion industry - so, cyclical. General MBA will open doors across industry - so, less prone to ups and down. We suggest you general MBA.


chiks : SIR BETWEEN TAPMI, NIRMA , SIIB AND SIBM B WHICH ONE SHOULD I CHOSE???
asim : TAPMI Manipal can be preferred.


isha : BIMTECH RETAIL OR IMT NAGPUR?
thomas : imt nagpur.


chavi : CAN YOU PLEASE TELL WHAT ARE THE CHANCES OF CONVERSION IN KH SOMAIYA AT 86 PERCENTILE IN CAT, NY GDPI WAS QUITE DECENT
sridharan : chances are there.


bobby : WHAT KIND OF PROFILE OFFERED TO A MECHANICAL ENGG GUY IF HE DID MBA FROM IT MANAGEMENT
tamal : Profile mostly depends on specialisation.check the official placement report.


rishi : IBS HYD OR BIMM PUNE ?
tamal : Already answered. Don't repeat questions.


ramakanth : @TIME TEAM : FABULOUS YOU ARE !! CLEARED ALL MY QUERIES BE IT AIMCATS, GEPIWAT, EVERYTHING AND EVEN SELECTION OF COLLEGES , U R AWESOME, AND ONE SUGGESTION IS GOING THROUGH THE CHAT TRANSCRIPTS IS BIT FATIGUE AND WISH WE HAD A GOOD INTERFACE !!
tamal : Trying best from our end.


sd0128 : SIR/MA'AM, I HAVE BEEN WAITLISTED AT SPJIMR, WITH NO CHANCES OF CONVERTING. I AM A GENERAL FRESHER. NOT AN ENGINEER. I HAVE DECIDED TO OPT FOR SOME CERTIFICATE COURSES IN THESE COMING MONTHS TO BUILD MY PROFILE AND MAKE USE OF THE TIME TILL CAT 2016. I HAD CALLS FROM NMIMS MUM AND IIM-S. IF I DECIDE TO TAKE THE CAT AGAIN IN 2016 AND IF I AM SHORTLISTED AGIN AT SPJIMR, WILL THE LACK OF WORK EX BE DETRIMENTAL TO MY CHANCES AGAIN?
srinivasbelvi : Responded


isha : WELINGKAR MUMBAI OR IFMR?
bhuvanaganesh : IFMR


roh : SIR I ALREADY HAVE AN YEAR GAP SO IF RATHER THAN A JOB IF I GO FOR A DIPLOMA COURSE(6 MONTHS) AND GIVE THE MBA EXAMS AGAIN THIS YEAR. IS IT OK? WILL TWO YEAR GAP WITHOUT A JOB AFFECT MY CHANCES AT TOP B SCHOOLS?
supratim : Are you very clear that why you do not want to do job ? You have to convince the interview panel . Dont you think that doing a job will give you invaluable experience which will help you to become a good manager in future ? Learn to manage your time better.


aksh : WHICH B SCHOOLS I CAN CONSIDER AS MY MAT PERCENTILE IS 98.18?..I GAVE MY MH-CET EXAM AS WELL... WHETHER GLIM WILL SHORTLIST THIS MAT SCORE?
bhuvanaganesh : please visit http://www.time4education.com/MAT/Info_Bschool.aspx for more info


saransh : HOW IS JK BUSINESS SCHOOL GURGOEN IS IT WORTH TO JOIN???
tamal : Not recommended.


bobby : HOW IS FULL TIME 1 YEAR MBA FROM SCIT OR SCIR PUNE IS? IS IT WORTH. DO THEY PROVIDE PLACEMENTS ALSO. WHAT IS THE AVG PKG WHICH WE GET FROM THESE INSTITUTES AFTER DOING 1 YEAR MBA
charlton : SIBM Pune, SCMHRD, SIIB, SIBM Bangalore are the top colleges accepting SNAP Score. Why don't you take all exams again and do well enough to get into top 20 institutes


08 : HOW IS IBMR BANGLORE WHAT IS THE FEES ND ND AVG PACKAGE
chandrajyoti : Fee is around 8 L


bani : SIR I CONVERTED NIRMA AND I HAVE TO PAY 1.4 LACS BY MARCH28. FORE, KJ, IMT, LBSIM WILL RELEASE SHORTLIST IN MID-APRIL. I ALSO HAVE IFMR PI REMAINING. SHOULD I PAY FOR NIRMA? HOW IS IT FOR FINANCE? WILL I GET REFUND? VERY CONFUSED
supratim : Pay and wait for other final converts . According to AICTE rule , you will get the refund. Please check the mandatory disclosure in college website and call the institute to clarify .


anya : IS XIMB RURAL BETTER THAN IBS HYDERABAD MBA?
thomas : yes.


mufc : THE SCORES OF ATMA TEST ARE VALID FOR MAHARASHTRA INSTITUTIONAL LEVEL MBA SEATS ALSO, IN ADDITION TO ALL-INDIA LEVEL SEATS:POSTED IN ATMA WEBSITE,SO THIS QUERY ,SIR
srinivasbelvi : Well.... All participating colleges from Maharashtra will accommodate institutional level seats. Refer their bulletin of website to understand the list of participating colleges.


nobody : SIR I'M A MECHANICAL ENGINEER GRADUATE PASSED OUT IN 2015 APPLIED FOR XIME, CHRIST AND IMI BHUBANESHWAR MY GD/PI DIDNT GO WELL WITH XIME. I RECENTLY GOT A JOB IN TECH MAHINDRA, WHAT SHOULD I DO NOW DO I NEED TO TAKE JOB OR GIVE THE GD/PI FOR THE REST OF THE INSTITUTES AND TAKE UP ADMISSION IF SELECTED?
srinivasbelvi : Follow your interest. Take up the job if you'd like to explore technical line else go with your management studies to build your career.


ram : DEAR SIR, TO WHOM I NEED TO CONTACT FOR SSC CGL MOCK TEST REGISTRATION, AS I HAD ALREADY CONTACT THE UDAIPUR TIME CENTRE.
srinivasbelvi : Do not panic. Kindly drop a detailed email to admin@time4education.com


chiks : SIR SCMHRD WL 234 WHAT ARE MY CHANCES OF CLEARING IT???
ramachandran : Challenging.


akki : SIR OR MA'AM, JUST MENTIONED THAT I WILL HAVE MY SRCC AND NIBM GDPI..I PLAYED FOOTBALL IN 11TH CLASS AT NATIONALS..BUT AT THAT TIME IT WAS JUST A FUN TIME AS DINT HAD MUCH INFO ABOUT THE GAME AND AFTER THAT I LEFT PLAYING..SO IS IT BETTER NOT TO MENTION THIS NATIONALS THING? OR SHOULD I SHOW THAT M SPORTY PERSON? AND IF I DO? WHAT TYPE OF QUES. SHOULD I PREPARE REGARDING GAME? AND SHOULD I PREPARE QUES RELATED TO MY 11TH CLASS YEAR? OR PRESENT TIME RELATED ONLY?
sridharan : It is better to mention . You can go thro some G.K. material and know terms, tournaments, personalities related to the game.You can expect more questions related to the present time.


akki : HOW IS IFIM?
srinivasbelvi : IFIM Bangalore is a good college. You got to check whether a course from a college adds value to your profile.


mufc : AS PER THE DIRECTIVES FROM GOVERNMENT OF MAHARASHTRA STATE, ATMA SCORE IS VALID FOR ADMISSIONS AGAINST 15% OMS QUOTA AND 20% INSTITUTE LEVEL SEATS FOR ALL THE INSTITUTES OFFERING MBA/MMS.
srinivasbelvi : Ok... Refer their admission bulletin to understand participating colleges


bobby : I AM HAVING A EXPERIANCE OF 4 YRS. CAN YOU PLZ PROVIDE ME THE LIST OF FEW DECENT COLLEGES WHICH PROVIDE 1 YEAR FULL TIME MBA WITH PLACEMENTS BUT SELECTION CRITERIA IN ONLY GD+PI. NO SCORE IS REQUIRED
chandrajyoti : You should try for Executive MBA. That will take 1 yr. GMAT score will be required for it.


rajni : IS MBA-SM FROM XIMB IS BETTER THAN MBA-ITBM FROM SCIT SIR ?
thomas : yes.


isha : HOW IS XIMB-SUSTAINABILITY MANAGEMENT? VERY NEW AND NICHE FIELD
ramachandran : Very niche indeed. Might be useful to consider flagship and general MBAs or PGDMs


shinchan_shiro : SIR WHAT COULD BE CUT OFF OF WELINGKAR'S THIS YEAR THROUGH CET I HAD GIVEN CET IN 3RD SLOT.. SO WHAT CAN BE THE CUT OFF MARKS
chandrajyoti : 154 [URL: http://www.time4education.com/expectedcutoffs_cet.asp]


rishi : HOW IS JIIMS ROHINI
bharat : avoid


anya : THANKS TO ALL THE EXPERTS FOR ANSWERING MY QUERIES....
ramachandran : Welcome. Wish you good luck


harshit9k : BIMM PUNE IS FAMOUS FOR WHICH SPECIALISTAION MARKETTING OR FINANCE?
thomas : it is just an avg college. not well known for any branch in particular.


chiks : SIR FOR PLACEMENT AT TAPMI WILL ADVANTAGE BE GIVEN FOR PEOPLE WITH WORK EX???
ramachandran : Generally, yes


08 : HOW IS IBMR BANGLORE
srinivasbelvi : Ok... Not a great place though


isha : SIR XIMB.. MBA-SM OR BIMTECH RETAIL?
tamal : SM is a niche type of specialisation. Make sure you have interest to work on that before joining.


ruya : PLZ ARRANGE THE FOLLOWING FOR FINANCE - KJ,TAPMI,FORE,LBSIM,NIRMA,IFMR,IMT NAGPUR. WHAT ALL CAN I CONVERT WITH 86 IN CAT, AVG ACADS, BCOM FRESHER
chandrajyoti : Convert KJ or NIRMA and go for any of them.


harshit9k : IS IT TRUE THAT BIMM PUNE HAVE NO HOLIDAYS?
thomas : every college will have holidays.the number could be less at bimm.


ash41 : WHICH IS BETTER OVERALL...IBS HYDERABAD OR SIESCOMS ?
chandrajyoti : SIESCOMS ROI is much better.


aahna : SIR IS IT TRUE THAT ONLY ENGINEERS CAN GET ADMISSION IN IIMS AND NOT THE BCOM BACKGROUND STUDENTS?
supratim : NOT true.


roh : @SUPRATIM ACTUALLY I AM NOT GETTING ANY QUALITY JOB IN MY AREA OF INTREST SO WAS ASKING
supratim : Its your contribution to the job that matters. Doing a not so likeable job for 8-10 month will ot harm you . You still can learn lots of thing and can contribute for the betterment of yourself and the organisation. With a job your negotiating power for the next job will also increase .


sd0128 : SIR/MA'AM, I HAVE BEEN WAITLISTED AT SPJIMR, WITH NO CHANCES OF CONVERTING. I AM A GENERAL FRESHER. NOT AN ENGINEER. I HAVE DECIDED TO OPT FOR SOME CERTIFICATE COURSES IN THESE COMING MONTHS TO BUILD MY PROFILE AND MAKE USE OF THE TIME TILL CAT 2016. I HAD CALLS FROM NMIMS MUM AND IIM-S. IF I DECIDE TO TAKE THE CAT AGAIN IN 2016 AND IF I AM SHORTLISTED AGIN AT SPJIMR, WILL THE LACK OF WORK EX BE DETRIMENTAL TO MY CHANCES THEN?
srinivasbelvi : Replied


cataspirant : CAT 65 AND XAT 92 PERCENTILE WAS WORKING AS WELL AS SIMULTANEOUSLY PREPARING THIS YEAR SHOULD I QUIT MY JOB AND TRY AGAIN.. THS YEAR HV CALLS FRM IMT G, KJ,FORE,IRMA
sridharan : Not necessary. As you have experience of writing and preparing for CAT you can prepare without giving up job.


rajni : CAN SOMEONE TELL ME THE PLACEMENT PACKAGE OF MBA-SM FROM XIMB THANKS
thomas : it is a new program.so it will not be right to judge it on the basis of placements.


harshit9k : BUT SIR YOU SAID BIMM SHOULD BE TAKEN OVER IBS HYD THEN THERE WOULD BE A PARTICULAR REASON
tamal : With the huge batch strength and very high fee, IBS is having a very poor ROI.


rajni : IBS HYDERABAD OR SCIT PUNE
ramachandran : Please go by the ranking of the B Schools on your SHP


isha : SIR BIMTECH RETAIL LACKS AIU ACCREDATIONS? WILL IT BE A DRAWBACK? WHY IS AIU ACCREDATION NEEDED?
bharat : No. Should not matter. Go ahead!


kaira : WHAT SHOULD BE PREFERRED FOR MARKETING? BIMTECH CORE OR NIRMA?
chandrajyoti : NIRMA


cataspirant : GD AT KJ DIDINT GO WELL DO I STILL HAVE A CHNCE HAVE DECENT ACADS N 1.5 WRK EX
bharat : yes... final selection depends on several parameters. Our best wishes.


aahna : SIR KJ SOUMYA EXCEPTS ANY OTHER EXAM THEN CAT,CET,CMAT?
bhuvanaganesh : please check their site for more info


cataspirant : HAVE A HARD TIME WITH QUANT HOW TO IMPROVE THAT
thomas : do the basic SM books. that should take care of most qns that come in CAT.


bobby : YOU TOLD APPROX 60 PERCENTILE REQUIRED FOR SIMS PUNE. SIR FOR GETTING 60 PERCENTILE, HOW MUCH MARKS ONE SHOULD GET OUT OF 180.
tamal : No one can predict that, it depends on the difficulty.


cataspirant : CAN'T UNDERSTAND THE MY SCORE IN CAT (65) AND XAT (92) HAD SUCH HUGE DIFFERENCE.. HOW TO IMPROVE
ramachandran : Put in more effort. Have self-belief


don : IS WELINGKAR OR SIESCOM WORTH JOINING?
srinivasbelvi : Consider a B-School if it adds value to your existing profile. Hence selection of B-School are individualistic rather than generic.


harkawal : BIMTECH OR NIRMA FOR MARKETING, PLEASE ALSO SUPPORT REASON FOR THE ANSWER
srinivasbelvi : NIRMA is preferred.


08 : HOW IS IMDR PUNE
ramachandran : Decent


aahna : SIR PLZZZZ CAN I KNOW HOW TO EXTEND THE ONLY FACILITY OF STUDENT HOME PAGE FOR NXT 1 YR??
srinivasbelvi : You got to enroll for test series to get access to SHP.


mucb5om78 : SIR THERE ARE MANY GOOD COLLEGES IN MUMBAI AND PUNE WHICH DONT HAVE ANY CUT OFF FOR ADMISSIONS,SHOULD I APPLY FOR THAT COLLEGES??? HOW EXACTLY IT WORKS???
bhuvanaganesh : please visit http://www.time4education.com/CAT-MBA/List_of_B-Schools.aspx for more info


don : @SRINIVASBELVI SIR IS WORTH JOINING IF SELECTED?
srinivasbelvi : Let me know your brief profile to suggest further.


ash41 : WHICH IS THE BETTER PROGRAM OF SIESCOMS ? PGDM OR MMS ?
supratim : Both are almost similar .


cataspirant : HAVE INTERVIEW AT FORE SHOULD I GIVE IT . I DNT PLAN ON JOINING IT , IS IT A GOOD INSTITUTE
bharat : very good college... give your best shot... placements are really good!


rajni : CAT 75 % AND CMAT 97 % EXCEPT WE SCHOOL WHICH GOOD COLLEGE IS STILL OPEN TO APPLY. SIR
bhuvanaganesh : please visit http://www.time4education.com/CAT-MBA/B-school-Notifications.aspx for more details


mucb5om78 : CAN YOU PLEASE SUGGEST ME SOME GOOD COLLEGES WITH 75 PERCENTILE IN CMAT
chandrajyoti : Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi


aahna : SIR PLZ RPLY DO WE HAVE PRESENTATIONS IN 1ST YR OF MBA?
supratim : Yes.


bobby : PLZ TELL WHICH IS DECENT AMONG THREE 1)SIMS PUMBA IMDR
chandrajyoti : SIMS


mayank : HOW TO PREPARE FOR SNAP ESPECIALLY REASONING AND GK ?
sridharan : Contact the nearest T.I.M.E. center. They will help you.


nmims : CONVERTED NMIMS MUMBAI. SHOULD I JOIN THE B-SCHOOL??I DON'T HAVE ANY OTHER OPTIONS.ALSO WHATS THE AUTHENTIC AVG SALARY?THANK YOU!!
bhuvanaganesh : around 16 lakhs. One of the top B school


bose : SIR HOW IS ITM NAVI MUMBAI ? IS IT WORTHY?
srinivasbelvi : Consider a B-School if it adds value to your profile & gives a required boost to your career.


alpha : HI,SIR. CAN YOU PLEASE TELL ME HOW IS SRCC GBO? WORTH JOINING?
bhuvanaganesh : It is a BBB category B school


mayank : SIBM PUNE VS NMIMS MUMBAI
bhuvanaganesh : NMIMS


sd0128 : SIR/MA'AM, I HAVE BEEN WAITLISTED AT SPJIMR, WITH NO CHANCES OF CONVERTING. I AM A GENERAL FRESHER. NOT AN ENGINEER. I HAVE DECIDED TO OPT FOR SOME CERTIFICATE COURSES IN THESE COMING MONTHS TO BUILD MY PROFILE AND MAKE USE OF THE TIME TILL CAT 2016. I HAD CALLS FROM NMIMS MUM AND IIM-S. IF I DECIDE TO TAKE THE CAT AGAIN IN 2016 AND IF I AM SHORTLISTED AGIN AT SPJIMR, WILL THE LACK OF WORK EX BE DETRIMENTAL TO MY CHANCES?
srinivasbelvi : SP is particular about good profiles. Your profile may be found weaker. However you can offset the ill effects with good CAT/ XAT score followed by strong group interview performance. You might have to handle that additional pressure.


chiks : @RAMACHANDRAN SIR IN THAT CASE SHOULD I PREFER NIRMA BEING A FRESHER???
ramachandran : Perhaps, yes


bose : ITM NAVI MUMBAI ? IS IT A GOOD COLLEGE?
bharat : ITM... intake is 240... fee is Rs7.5 lakh and avg pay is Rs5.8.


bose : ITM NAVI MUMBAI ? IS IT A GOOD COLLEGE?
ramachandran : Decent


abhi : TAPMI VS IRMA..PLEASE SUGGEST
bharat : IRMA


aahna : SIR HOW TO ENROL FOR TEST SERIES ??
tamal : Check website or visit any centre.


mayank : SIR HOW TO APPROACH ENGLISH SECTIOM ESPECIALLY RC S ?
bhuvanaganesh : Preparation TIPs for RCs: 1. Read various articles on different areas like Business and Economics, Science, Sociology etc 2. Try to understand the intention of the author 3. Improve your vocabulary 4. Prepare from V102 for grammar 5. When you read please give your attention to the sentence structures and their construction 6. Phrasal verbs, idioms and prepositions are important 7. Practice from previous year question papers 8. Consistently you have to practice the above steps again and again


mayank : HOW TO APPROACH QUANT WEAK ARREAS GEOMETRY AND CALCULUS ?
sridharan : Going through the basics from high school books and practising a lot will help.


convert : WHY IS THE QUALITY OF COLLEGES LIKE TAPMI AND IMT-G DETERIORATING?
bharat : How do you know that?


bose : SIR I DID MY GRADUATION WITH BCOM HONS 2015 PASSOUT, I AM PLANNING TO JOIN ITM NAVI MUMBAI , IS IT A GOOD BSCHOOL?
tamal : It's a decent b-school. If you are a fresher why don't you go for another try?


ash41 : I HAVE CONVERTED IBS HYDERABAD AND BIMTECH (INSURANCE BUSINESS). I AM THINKING TO APPLY TO SIESCOMS PGDM. WILL SIESCOMS BE BETTER THAN THE FIRST TWO ?
srinivasbelvi : SIESCOM is prefered for better ROI.


mayank : I HAVE CAT 2015 MATERIAL SHLD I BUY 2016 ALSO OR IS IT OK COMPLETED 75% OF IT .AFTR CAT RESULT DIDNT TOUCH IT AS I WAS SHATTERED BY RESULT.
sridharan : Percentage preparation wont help in CAT. Practise all portions and look into previous year's AIMCATS and also take AIMCAT test series.


bose : SHOULD I JOIN ITM NAVI MUMBAI ? I AM A FRESHER ,2015 PASSOUT ..IS IT WORTHY TO JOIN?
supratim : Visit our center and consult a faculty member . You need to think of your future aspiration before deciding anything .


bleedblue : FINANCE FROM TAPMI VS FINANCE FROM LBSIM. I AM A FRESHER , COMMERECE BACKGROUND?
srinivasbelvi : TAPMI is prefered between the two.


aahna : SIR I AM CONFIDENT ABOUT MY GOOD SCORE IN CET BUT I HV SO MUCH OF STAGE FEAR SO WILL IT BE A VRY DIFFICULT TASK FR ME TO PRESENT MY PRESENTATION IN COLLEGE??WHAT CAN U SUGGEST FR DIS??
supratim : Start practising from now on. Do not worry .


kyakre : NIRMA GIM KJ TAPMI FORE PLEASE RANK IN DESCENDING ORDER .
chandrajyoti : KJ, NIRMA, TAPMI, GIM


convert : @BHARAT SIR, THEY HAVE STRATED REDUCING THEIR CUTOFFS AND INCREASING THE INTAKES
bharat : How does that degrade a school? Even IIMA had reduced cutoffs for sometime, does it mean its degraded?


abhi : CAN YOU ORDER THESE COLLEGES ITM CHRIST SDMIMD AMRITA
chandrajyoti : CHRIST, AMRITA, ITM, SDMIMD


abhi : QUICK QUESTION? KJ OR FORE OR IFMR FOR FINANCE? HONEST REPLY PLSS
srinivasbelvi : FORE - Delhi


aahna : SIR GIVING SSC EXAM IS WORTH ??WHAT CAN BE THE PACKAGE FR IT?
supratim : For details kindly click on the mentioned link http://www.time4education.com/ssc/


lucky : URGENT URGENT, EMERGENCY, ONLY 1 QSTION, SCIT(SYMBIOSIS CENTER OF INFO TECHNOLOGY) WL-185 , GEN CATEGORY, ANY CHANCE?
bharat : outside chance


sd0128 : @SRINIVASBELVI SIR, I HAVE GOOD ACADS AND I HAD A PROFILE BASED CALL. I HAD GOOD INTERVIEWS AS WELL. AT LEAST I THOUGHT SO. BUT I'M NOT WORKING AND THIS COMING YEAR AS I SAID, I WILL ENROLL FOR SOME CERTIFICATE COURSES TO USE THIS TIME PRODUCTIVELY. THE JOBS THAT ARE BEING OFFERED TO ME WILL NOT BE PROFESSIONALLY BENEFICIAL TO ME. WOULD NOT ADD VALUE TO MY PROFILE. WILL THIS LACK OF WORK EX HURT ME AT SPJIMR NEXT TIME AS WELL?
srinivasbelvi : Your exceptional performance in certifications might certainly bridge the gap.


pari : WHICH COLLEGE IS GOOD FOR HR...SCMHRD OR DELHI SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS..PLS RPLY..????
bhuvanaganesh : SCMHRD


varun_87 : HELLO! MY PROFILE: X- 77.67, XII- 66.4, GRAD- 48.29. XAT 16- 84.89, CMAT 16- 99.46. CHANCES OF CALL FOR GREAT LAKES PGDM?
chandrajyoti : GREAT LAKES PGDM (2 Yr Prog) demands at least 50% marks in graduation.


don : @SRINIVASBELVI SIR PLZ REPLY
srinivasbelvi : If you convert, then join. The said colleges will add value to your profile.


kk : NIRMA IS DEGRADING. PLEASE DON'T MISGUIDED US REGARDING
bharat : You are in the wrong place! Take a walk. As for guidance, its based on access to the best information on b-schools. No one is promoting any school. Its in the context. And yes, learn to respect your teachers.


bose : AS ITM NAVI MUMBAI IS RATED UNDER BB CATEGORY..I JUST WANT TO KNOW IS IT A GOOD BSCHOOL? I HAVE SEARCHED ON THE INTERNET I AM GETTING MIXED REVIEWS..
ramachandran : It is a decent option. Please ONLY go by the listing of B Schools on your SHP


mayank : 2015 PASS OUT GOING FOR ANOTHER TRY @ CAT 2016 WITH NO WORKEX WILL IT MAKE MY JOINING GOOD B SCHOOL ALMOST NEGLIGIBLE.
bhuvanaganesh : Good number of freshers are joining good B schools


kk : NIR A IS DEGRADING ACCORDING TO TIME RANKING. EVEN FACULTY SAYS THAT ..THEN YOU ARE U (CHANDRAJYOTI) PROMOTING IT
tamal : No one is promoting any college here. All of us here aren't trying our best to provide as much true picture as possible. You can surely have a different opinion but that is also personal to you.


aylo : I HAVE BEEN SELECTED FOR BITMECH CORE PGDM, BUT AWAITING RESULTS FOR LBSIM AND TAPMI PGDM AND WATPI FOR NIBM AND IFMR. PLEASE SUGGEST HOW GOOD IS BIMTECH.
chandrajyoti : The names that you have mentioned, LBSIM and NIBM are comparatively better based on ROI. BIMTECH course fee is less than IFMR and TAPMI in ascending order. Hence you can now compare if you get call from all of them.


sd0128 : PLEASE ANSWER SIR
srinivasbelvi : Don't panic. Pursue your interest.


bleedblue : SIR IS IT WORTH JOINING PGDM FINANCE FROM LBSIM? 2015 BCOM HONS PASSOUT
bharat : Yes, its a good school. However, we need a big picture - your academic performance, test scores, other GDPI calls.


abhi : @SRINIVASBELVI OH I WAS LOOKING FOR KJ. BUT WHY, WHAT IS WRONG WITH IFMR AND KJ? ARE THEY NOT GOOD FOR FINANCE?
srinivasbelvi : For Finance, you can opt for IFMR if you are looking at less investment otherwise FORE for better study environment.


aksh : ITS WISE TO JOIN EITHER CHRIST OR XIME THIS YEAR OR CAN I TAKE CAT 2016?
bhuvanaganesh : Write CAT 2016 for better B schools


don : @SRINIVASBELVI-DO I HAVE CHANCES OF CONVERTING WITH GOOD GDPI AND MY PROFILE
srinivasbelvi : Don't lose hope. Try your luck.


aahna : THANK U SO MUCH FACULTY FR CLEARING ALL D DOUBTS
ramachandran : Our pleasure. Best of luck. As always


sneha : IN A WEEK FEES HAS TO BE SUBMITTED FOR NIRMA SO SHOULD I WAIT FOR OTHER CALLS(KJ FORE TAPMI) OR GO WITH NIRMA ?
bhuvanaganesh : check their site whether any refunding is there if you do not join


don : DOES FREELANCING COUNT AS EXPERIENCE?
ramachandran : No


don : HAVE CERTIFICATES OF EVENTS
srinivasbelvi : Highlight them. You can use it a reason for not-so-good academics.


abhi : @SRINIVASBELVI SIR?
srinivasbelvi : Replied


abhi : WAS IT IN THE INCREASING ORDER SIR AS SDM IMD BETTER THAN OTHERS
tamal : I guess it is the other way.


isha : IS WELINGKAR MUMBAI... E BUSINESS PROGRAM GOOD?
supratim : Average .


bose : SIR PLEASE REPLY ...I AM A 2015 PASSOUT WITH B.COM ..I WANT TO JOIN A BSCHOOL THIS YEAR ITSELF ..SHOULD I GO FOR ITM NAVI MUMBAI?
ramachandran : It IS a meaningful option


don : @TIME BORIVALI STUDENT WHO DO I NEED TO CONTACT FOR ADMISSION ENQUIRIES?
supratim : Ground Floor, Post Office Building, Court Lane, Behind Bhandarkar Medical Store, Opp.Borivli Station Pf.-1, Borivli West, Mumbai - 400092 Telephone: 022 - 28909031 / 28909032 Email:borivli.mumbai@time4education.com


sd0128 : THANK YOU SRINIVAS SIR. I COULDNT MAKE IT THIS TIME. IT WAS MY DREAM TO BE THERE AT SPJIMR. HOPE I'M ABLE TO DO IT THE NEXT TIME. THANK YOU SO MUCH.
srinivasbelvi : Don't be disheartened... Give your best for the year to come... I'm sure you'll realise your dream in 2017.


arun : SIR,I AM LOOKING AFTER MY DAD'S BUSINESS CAN IT BE COUNTED AS WORK EXPERIENCE(WORTH)?
srinivasbelvi : You can use it... Professors will find it interesting to discuss about it during the interview.


ash41 : PLEASE ANS
bhuvanaganesh : answered


sneha : HOW GOOD IS NIRMA?
bhuvanaganesh : BBB category B schools


abhi : CAN YOU ORDER THESE COLLEGES ITM CHRIST SDMIMD AMRITA INCREASING ORDER
ramachandran : Your only guide can be the ranking of B Schools on your SHP


abhi : SIR U DID NOT TELL ME WHY I SHOULD PREFER FORE OVER KJ AND IFMR FOR FINANCE
chandrajyoti : In general KJ is much better than IFMR.


aksh : I DIDNT SCORE WELL IN CAT 2015.. IF I LEAVE MY JOB AND PREPARE FOR CAT 2016..WILL THIS GAP IMPACT MORE ON INTERVIEWS?
ramachandran : No. Please aim for a truly good percentile. Everything else will fall in place


sam12 : HOW IS CHETANA COLLEGE??? I HAVE ALREADY WASTED MY 1 YEAR IS IT THAT WORTH??? SHOULD I TAKE ADMISSION??
ramachandran : Please be guided by the ranking of B Schools on your SHP. Also, no B School can be considered in isolation; everything is relative


saya : GIM,NMIMS BANGALORE(CONVERTED),CHRIST AND NIRMA(CONVERTED) CAN U PLEASE HELP ME TO CHOSE AND GUIDE ME FOR THE PREFERRED ORDER
supratim : GIM will be better .


sam12 : HOW ARE PLACEMENTS AT CHETANA COLLEGE
supratim : Average.


don : @SRINIVASBELVI SHOULD I WORK FOR 1 YEAR AND TRY AGAIN OR TAKE ADMISSION IF SELECTED IN SIES OR WE?
srinivasbelvi : Go ahead & take admission if selected.


pointless : I AM EXPECTING AN ACCEPTANCE FROM KJ SOMAYA. WHICH FINANCE COMPANIES VISIT THE CAMPUS? WHAT JOB ROLES ARE OFFERED? SHOULD I PREFER KJ OVER IFMR AND NIRMA? M TENSED
supratim : Visit our center and talk to a faculty member.


akki : HOW IS INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TRAVEL AND TOURISM?
srinivasbelvi : Not a great place to study unless you like that field of work. Find your liking for niche areas before you pursue higher education in such areas.


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