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Chat on B-school selection!
(Chat Transcript)

07cr : WILL THE MBA CET EXAM HAVE SECTIONS? LIKE QA AND VA OR THE QUESTIONS WILL ARRIVE RANDOMLY FROM 1 TO 200?
satyaprakash : The questions are not segregated according to subject areas.


ap : I HAVE CONVERTED GREAT LAKES PGPM(29 MONTHS EXP), BUT I AM STILL WAITING FOR MY IIM-L WAT-PI. I HAVE 94.41 PERCENTILE WHAT SHOULD I DO?
satyaprakash : If you do not want to take any risk, it would be prudent to secure admission to Great Lakes. When you do convert your IIM-L call, you can always cancel your admission. All the best!


amita : HELLO...
bhuvanaganesh : hello


rima : HOW IS IBS IN TERMS OF PLACEMENT AND ROI? IBS MUMBAI & IBS HYBD...I HAVE GIVEN IBSAT ONLY.
abhishek : IBS Hyderabad is the best of the campuses. Its placement recent data is 6.8 LPA and fee is around 13-14 lacs


amita : I GOT 500 MAT SCORE. CAN I GET ADMISSION IN AMITY NOIDA?
bhuvanaganesh : MAT cutoff is 650


pruthvi : HELLO SIR, MY CMAT PERCENTILE IS 92.08 AND SCORE OF 215. SIR I AM GETTING CONFUSED WHICH ALL GOOD COLLEGES WILL ACCEPT MY SCORE AND WILL RECEIVE A CALL FOR GDPI.? PLEASE HELP
bhuvanaganesh : SIMSREE, Great Lakes Chennai, WE Mumbai, KJ Somaiya, GIM


pratik : MY CET EXAM IS ON 4TH MARCH.WHAT SHOULD I DO WITHIN THESE DAYS?
feroz : Take mock tests and analyse


arjit : WHICH COLLEGE TO CHOOSE AMONG NM BANG AND TAPMI FOR MARKETING/FINANCE, I M FRESHER?
param : Tapmi is better for mktg/finance. But top MNC FMCG companies( for mktg) don't visit either of these colleges.Same applies to top finance cos. If you are a fresher, why don't you try again next year ?


nids_1303 : HELLO SIR, HOW IS IMI BHUBANESWAR? I CANT AFFORD TO DROP THIS YEAR AND I HAVE 2 YEARS OF WORK EX.
satyaprakash : It's a decent b-school but not ranked among the top ones. Do remember that no b-school guarantees you a bright future. At the end of the day, it's your efforts that will shape your future. Focus on your studies & learning for the next two years. All the best!


pruthvi : HELLO SIR, I HAVE IMT NAGPUR INTERVIEW TOMORROW. WOULD YOU PLEASE GIVE ME SOME LAST MOMENT TIPS?
feroz : Be calm. Do not bluff and have self belief


g : DOES PUMBA TAKE CMAT SCORE?? OR JUST MAHCET FOR STUDENTS FROM MAHARASHTRA?
bhuvanaganesh : yes


ash : HELLO SIR I HAVE GOT 99.87 PERCENTILE IN MAT FEB ..WHICH CLG I CAN APPLY FOR ...I HVE ALREADY ATTENDED GD PI OF IBS
shivabhaskaran : Christ University Bangalore, SRM chennai, Amity Noida, PSG Coimbatore


07cr : IS SIOM A GOOD BSCHOOL? I AM QUIET SURE I WILL CLEAR THE GEPIWAT ROUND OF SIOM. M WAITLISTED(NON DEFENCE CATEGORY) AT 26 IN SIMS. SO HOW ARE THESE TWO SCHOOLS?
param : SIOM- depends on yr background. If you are interested in mfg/operations and are a mech/elect/met engr with some experience then it is an okay college. SIMS is also an average college. You may clear the wait list.


abhi : SIR CONVERTED SIBM B SHOULD I GO FOR IT?
satyaprakash : Only if you cannot afford to wait for another year, and/or are not sure about doing better next year!


mohit : SIRGOT 86% ILE IN CMAT COLLEGES I CAN APPLY
shivabhaskaran : 80-89 Welingkar Institute Of Management, Bangalore IFMR Chennai NIBM Pune Amity Business School, Noida 70-79 Institute Of Management Development And Research, Pune Institute Of Technology & Management (ITM), Navi Mumbai UPES Institute Of Management, Dehradun BIMTECH Greater Noida XIME Bangalore Sies College Of Management Studies(For PGDM Program), Navi Mumbai Christ Institute of Management- Bangalore IMT-Hyderabad IMT-Nagpur


arjit : @PARAM SIR,TOMORROW NM BANG RESULT IS COMING OUT AND MY TAPMI INTERVIEW WAS VERY GOOD, SO IF I GOT SELECTED IN NM BANG THEN SHOULD I AVOID IT FOR TAPMI?
bhuvanaganesh : both the colleges are of same category. Location wise Bangalore is better


ash : PLS ARRANGE BIMTECH (RM) IBS XIME XISS CHRIST FINANCE ITM NAVI MUMBAI
srinivasbelvi : XIME, Christ, ITM....


nids_1303 : HOW IS PLACEMENT AT IMI BHUBANESWAR, XISS , ITM NAVI MUMBAI AND IMT NAGPUR HYDERABAD ?
thomas : placements are not great and the salaries are not as high as claimed by some of the institutes. if you are working, do not consider any of these


07cr : SCORING BETWEEN 110 AND 120 IN TIME CETS. HOW ARE THESE SCORES& HOW IS THE DIFFICULTY OF TIME CET AS COMPARED TO CET 2016? EASIER OR HARDER?
satyaprakash : You definitely need to ramp up your score. The AMMCETs are comparable to MH-CET 2016 in terms of the difficulty level. Analyse your performance closely, and utilise your findings to better your score.


mba : SIR WHICH OPTN IS BTR ..CN U PLZ ARRNGE THESE....BIMM PUNE , CHRIST B, ITM NM, WELNGKR B, BIMTECH,
abhishek : These are overall average B schools, if we compare on Placements then BIMTECH will be better than the rest. Fee wise Christ will the least. Overall Average package is between 5.5 to 7.5, fee from 7 to 10-11 lacs


nilanjan : SIR: CONVERTED GLIM CHENNAI PGPM. HAVE 2.5 YRS OF WORK EX. SHOULD I GO FOR IT. IS THE ONE YEAR COURSE FROM GLIM WORTH JOINING?
param : yes esp. if you hv IT experience.Also if you cannot wait for another year.


ajay : MY CMAT SCORE IS 182 AND 81.8 PERCENTILE WHICH COLLEGE SHOULD I APPLY? I HAVE NOT APPLY FOR ANY COLLEGE YET
bhuvanaganesh : SIMSREE, Great Lakes Chennai, WE Mumbai, KJ Somaiya, GIM


mba : SIR I GOT 603.5(71.14%) IN MAT FEB...IN WCH ALL CLGS CN I APPLY
bhuvanaganesh : http://www.time4education.com/MAT/B-Schools-accepting-MAT-Scores


07cr : @PARAM SIR I AM AN IT ENGINEER. BUT HAVING WORK EX OF 8 MONTHS (2016 PASSOUT) AS A TRAINEE SALES ENGINEER (NON IT). SHOULD I GO FOR SIOM?
param : no SIOM is not for you.


g : SCORING AROUND 80-100 MARKS IN AMMCETS?? WHAT SHALL I DO TO IMPROVE IT IN THIS LAST WEEK?
srinivasbelvi : Practice.... you've got enough time at hand.


arjit : SIR I AM STILL NOT CLEAR WITH YOUR ANSWER, NM BANG OR TAPMI? CONSIDERING HUGE BATCH SIZE OF TAPMI
param : NM has hardly any mktg/finance jobs. Mostly IT. so if you want mktg/finance Tapmi is a better bet.


aj94 : I'VE GOT 83.1 PERCENTILE IN MAT FEB 2017, WHICH TOP INSTITUTIONS WILL ACCEPT THE SCORE. PLEASE RANK THOSE INSTITUTIONS IN ASCENDING ORDER BASED ON ROI.
satyaprakash : If I were you, I would write the entrance exams this year as well and do my best to get a much better %ile so that I stand a chance of getting admission to a good b-school.


g : GOT 95.31%LE IN CMAT, ANY CHANCES FOR PUMBA?
satyaprakash : Slim chances.


john : SIR HOW IS ICFAI HYD? AND WHAT IS THE AVERAGE ROI? DO 3/4TH OF THE BATCH GETS PLACED?
shivabhaskaran : Batch size is 1000 plus and fees is 14 lakhs with average package 6.8 lakhs


nilanjan : IS GLIM CHENNAI PGPM WORTH JOINING?
thomas : the program is ok. selecting that will depend on what other options you have.if working, you can try once more next year


niki : HELLO SIR, IN MY LAST 3 MOCK CETS I AM GETTING AROUND 100-110 MARKS. I AM IN MY LAST SEMESTER OF ENGG. HAVE NO JOB PLACEMENT. WILL IT BE WISE IF I TAKE A YEAR OFF AND TRY FOR CET'18 TOO AS I REALLY WANT TO GET INTO JBIMS
satyaprakash : Many aspirants have done just that! Whether it is a wise decision or not depends on the level of your preparation, your knowledge & your time-management skills. If you cannot juggle your time between preparing for MH-CET & work, then the answer is staring you right in the face. All the best!


07cr : @ SATYAPRAKASH SIRSCORING 45-50 IN LR , 35-40 IN VA, 7-12 IN VR AND 20-30 IN QA. OVERALL VARYING BETWEEN 110-120. I AM A MAHARASHTRA CANDIDATE. HOW MUCH SHOULD I INCREASE MY SCORE AND IN WHICH SPECIFIC SECTION TO ATTAIN KJ OR WELINGKAR MMS ATLEAST?
satyaprakash : Try to achieve an increase in scores across all sections- especially V.R. & Quant. Try to get at least 150 to stand a good chance of a final selection. The higher %ile you are in, the better!


arjit : SIR I AM STILL NOT CLEAR WITH YOUR ANSWER, NM BANG OR TAPMI? CONSIDERING HUGE BATCH SIZE OF TAPMI?
srinivasbelvi : Both are neck to neck in comparison. Batch size should not matter as student teacher ratio is maintained.


ajay : BHUVANAGANESH SIR , WHAT IS THE LAST DATE TO APPLY THESE COLLEGES? I HAVE NOT APPLY YET FOR THESE COLLEGES
bhuvanaganesh : please visit http://www.time4education.com/local/articlecms/notifications.php?course=CAT/MBA for more info


rohit : I GOT WAITLISTED 219 IN SIBM BENGALURU. DO I HAVE ANY CHANCE?
abhishek : Possible, a good chance


ash : SRINIVAS SIR HOW IS BIMTECH (RM) AND IBS
srinivasbelvi : Program wise both B-Schools offer decent curriculum. You got to consider your interest before you opt for non-traditional streams like RM.


swati : SIR SHOULD I GO FOR NMIMS BANGLORE CONSIDERING THAT I WILL BE TAKING A LOAN AND WANT TO DO MBA THIS YEAR ITSELF.
abhishek : NMIMS is a good brand. The decision will depend on what other options do you have


a_b : WHO IS CHRIST BANGLORE COLLEGE? IS IT GOOD TO PURSUE MBA FROM THERE?
thomas : it is a pretty good college by mat standards. the placements are ok. if you are working, do try once more next year.


aj94 : WHICH INSTITUTIONS WOULD ACCEPT 83.1PERCENTILE SCORE IN MAT FEB 17
bhuvanaganesh : http://www.time4education.com/MAT/B-Schools-accepting-MAT-Scores


nilanjan : TAPMI VS IMT G VS KJ SOMAIYA VS GLIM CHENNAI PGPM VS IMI D VS FORE VS XIMB. PLEASE ARRANGE THESE INCREASING ORDER
thomas : IMI, IMT, XIMB, KJ AND TAPMI are the top 5 in that order though there is no much difference between a couple of the colleges.


a_b : WHAT IS 2 YEARS TOTAL FEES OF CHRIST BANGLORE?
shivabhaskaran : 7 lakhs in Christ University campus


g : IS THERE ANY SECTIONAL CUT OFF IN MAHCET?
param : no


aaa : SIR 79.23 PERCENTILE IN CMAT GEN CATEGORY . NIBM POSSIBLE?
shivabhaskaran : The cut off is usually between 80 to 85


raj04 : SIR PLS ARRANGE IRMA, TAPMI,IMI,NM BANG,FORE, LIBA IN ORDER OF PREFERENCE
bhuvanaganesh : please visit http://www.time4education.com/local/tempcms/CAT-Template.php?retid=9&title=QWJvdXQgTUJB&titleid=955 for more details


anuj : CMAT-90 %ILE MAT-89.4 %ILE APPLIED IN XIME AND BIMM PUNE. WHAT OTHER COLLEGES CAN I APPLY FOR AND WHICH IS BETTER BETWEEN XIME AND BIMM ?
bhuvanaganesh : For CMAT SIMSREE, Great Lakes Chennai, WE Mumbai, KJ Somaiya, GIM. For MAT please visit http://www.time4education.com/MAT/B-Schools-accepting-MAT-Scores


abhi : SIBM B VS GIM VS NM B VS KJS
param : All of them are ranked in category A. So choose the one with the lowest fees.


a_b : HOW IS DAVV COLLEGE FROM INDORE? I WANT TO TAKE ADMISSION THIS YEAR.THE RETURN ON INVESTMENT SEEMS QUITE GOOD.CAN I PURSUE MBA FROM THERE?
satyaprakash : That's a personal decision, isn't it? Join only if you are not inclined to wait another year and are willing to settle for it.


mba : CHRIST OR ITM?
satyaprakash : Christ > ITM.


swati : SIR SIIB OR NMIMS BANGLORE? PLEASE CONSIDER FEES, AVERAGE PLACEMENTS,PLACE.
srinivasbelvi : Both are neck to neck in comparison. Go by your location preference.


ash : WHATIS AVG PLACMENT OF BIMTECH RM AND CHRIST???
abhishek : Bimtech is 7.5lpa and christ is 6 lpa


raj04 : SIR PLS ARRANGE IRMA, TAPMI,IMI,NM BANG,FORE, LIBA IN ORDER OF PREFERENCE.
shivabhaskaran : Based on Roi, IMI, IRMA,Tampi,Fore, Liba, NM Bangalore


ani : IS ITM WORTH JOINING ...N PACKGE FOR FINANCE
param : Depends on yr background. It is graded only B +. Avr salary should be between 4-6 lacs,at best.


07cr : @ PARAM SIR BUT I AM INTERESTED IN OPERATIONS FIELD. EVEN THEN MUST I OVERLOOK SIOM?
param : If I remember correct, your background is IT so not suitable for operations.


abhi : ANY CHANCES OF CONVERTING SCMHRD @ 97.8%ILE WITH AVERAGE INTERVIEW?
thomas : yes you do have a chance , though below 50 percent


ani : CHRIST MAT FEB CUTTOFF??
thomas : 600 scaled score


07cr : HOW IS WELINGKAR MMS AND PGDM? WILL THE HUGE BATCH SIZE BE A PROBLEM?
satyaprakash : (1)Decent (2) Not if you stand out from the rest of the herd!


niki : REFERRING TO MY LAST QUESTION, IF I AM ABLE TO CRACK JBIMS NEXT YEAR, WILL MY GAP YEAR AFFECT FURTHER SELECTION PROCESS, AS I DON'T HAVE A JOB SO NO WORK EXPERIENCE
thomas : try for a job. one year should not be a big issue.


ajay : I HAVE APPLIED FOR MH CET. SHOULD I NEED TO APPLY FOR INDIVIDUAL COLLEGES SEPRATELY? WHAT ARE THE TOP COLLEGES UNDER MHCET? I AM AN OBC(NCL) , NON- MAHARASHTRAN CANDIDATE
satyaprakash : Yes, if you are interested in the PGDM programmme offered by the b-schools. JBIMS>SIMSREE>K J Somaiya>Welingkar>SIES>Xavier's>Dalmia>MET>Chetana>IES.


ani : HOWA BIMM PUNE...SIR I HAVE HEARD THT STUDY WISE ITS AWSM BUT PLCMT WISE ITS POOR...IS IT TRUE
thomas : the placements are poor because you have students from all the four colleges sitting together.study wise not awsm but ok.


887 : AT 98+ PERCENTILE IN MAT WHAT ARE THE OPTIONS ONE CAN APPLY.
abhishek : Welingkar, KJ Somaiya(PGDM Program), PUMBA are few of the options


raj04 : @SHIVABHASKARAN SIR PLS RANK ON THE BASIS OF CTC AND LONG TERM AND NOT ROI
shivabhaskaran : IMI, IRMA, Fore, Tampi, NM Bangalore, LIBA


aj94 : APPROX HOW MANY STUDENTS OF IBS HYDERABAD GET PLACED
thomas : around 500-600 out of 1000.


nids_1303 : SIR, WHAT IS AVERGE PACKAGE OF IMI BHUBANESWAR?
bharat : 7.5 lakh pa


ani : HOWZ SIES ,CHETNA , WE B, ??
satyaprakash : They are not in the top 30 but are decent enough if you are sure about doing well in the actual programme.


shrey : HOW IS IMI DELHI'S B&FS PROGRAM I GOT SHORTLISTED FOR IT.
param : The core program is good.This is a new program and placement not likely to be good in the initial years.


qwertys : BHARAT SIR, I HAVE SUBSCRIBED FOR GWPI BRIEFCASE. THEY ARE VERY MUCH USEFUL.CAN YOU KINDLY UPLOAD SOME VIDEO ON BREXIT
bharat : Thanks for the positive feedback... we will try to have a video on Brexit... in the meanwhile, please check the list of easy-to-read-and-understand Brexit articles in the Briefcase...


raj04 : I HAVE HEARD THAT THIS TIME HIGHEST PLACEMENT FROM IRMA IS 45 LAKH, IS IT TRUE?
satyaprakash : It's 46.50 lacs.


rajaagrawal : SIR, I HAVE MERIT RANK 1220, NMIMS MBA CORE, WAIT LIST. ANY CHANCES TO CONVERT?
thomas : unlikely to convert.


shrey : ANY ADVICE FOR FORE GK QUIZ HOW SHALL I PREPARE FOR IT
abhishek : Read as much as possible, there will be a mix of static and current GK. Reading current affairs will also help you in WAT and PI.


abhir : SIR MY CMAT PERCENTILE IS 99.96 AND AIR IS 26. CAN I EXPECT SIMSREE WITH THIS SCORE?
feroz : You should


a_b : SATYAPRAKASH SIR. BUT PLEASE GIVE ME REVIEWS ON DAVB COLLEGE!
satyaprakash : It's a b-school that I would not outright recommend to anyone. There are reasons why it is not on our list.


pikachu : HOW IS SIES FOR PGDM BIOTECHNOLOGY?
srinivasbelvi : One should prefer niche courses only if it is of ones interest or one should have relevant academic background. In general all program offered by SIES are good.


deepi : IS NIT TRICHY AND SURATHKAL GOOD COLGS?
thomas : they are ok. nit trichy is better.


07cr : SIMS WAITLIST 26. (NON DEFENCE CATEGORY). HOW GOOD ARE MY CHANCES?
shivabhaskaran : Good chances to convert


mbaspirant : IS NIBM WORTH GOING??? I HAVE 4 YEARS OF WORK EX AROUND ...CAT 86 XAT 86 CMAT 98...
thomas : if you are well placed now after 4 years of experience(say 6lacs+) do not consider.try for a top 20 college next year


887 : WHICH IS A BETTER OPTION IIM L, K OR FMS
param : First convert all three, only then the issue comes up. Generally anyone is good. All are ranked in the same category.


raj04 : WHAT IS AVERAGE CTC IN NM BANG FOR FRESHER?
thomas : they dont reveal salaries of freshers. the batch average would be around 8 lacs.


aaaaa : HOW TO FIND IS MBA MADE FOR ME???
feroz : Visit a nearest TIME centre for a one to one counselling session


abhir : SIR WHICH IS A BETTER OPTION SIMSREE OR KJ SOM?
thomas : simsree


shrey : CAT-89 %ILE CMAT 98 %ILE IS THERE ANY COLLEGE WHICH I CAN APPLY NOW. I HAVE CALLS FROM FORE TAPMI AND KJ SOMAIYA
bhuvanaganesh : please visit http://www.time4education.com/local/articlecms/notifications.php?course=CAT/MBA for more details


ani : HOW ISMB PUNE?
param : Avoid


deepi : ARRANGE PLEASE: BIM TRICHY,GREAT LAKES,XIME,AMRITHA
shivabhaskaran : BIM, Great Lakes, XIME, AMRITA


pikachu : CAT 76.08 PERCENTILE,X-75,XII-49,GRAD(BIOTECH-58,WEXP-16 MONTHS WHICH COLLEGES TO APPLY?
thomas : i think with 16 months experience, it would be better if you continue working and try once more next year.


aaaaa : IF I AM UNABLE TO SCORE GOOD MARKS IN CAT, CMAT AND MAT TOO AFTER TAKING ONE YEAR DROP. THEN WHAT SHOULD I DO??
param : Find a job and then try again next year.


roy : IS THIS ADVISABLE TO JOIN JAIPURIA AT RS 8.7 LAKHS WITH NO WORK EXPERIENCE?
satyaprakash : No.


anuj : XIME OR BIMM PUNE ?
thomas : xime


cat2017 : FORE IBM VS FORE PGDM? I APPLIED TO BOTH BUT GOT CALL ONLY FROM IBM...
satyaprakash : Do you have an option to choose between the two?


ash : WHICH IS BETTR CHRIST BIMTECH OR XIME
bhuvanaganesh : CHRIST bangalore is a BBB category B school and XIME is a BB category B school


shrey : @ABHISHEK SIR WHAT KIND OF STATIC GK SHOULD I STUDY
abhishek : Questions on Politics, Geography, World bodies etc. It is like an Ocean, read as much as possible.


pikachu : @THOMAS SIR-WHICH COLLEGES SHOULD I TARGET FOR NEXT YEAR WITH MY PROFILE?
bhuvanaganesh : please visit http://time4education.com/CAT-MBA/Admission-Criteria/IIM-Admission-Criteria


david : WHICH SCHOOL IS BETTER TAPMI OR GREAT LAKES CHENNAI?
satyaprakash : Great Lakes > TAPMI.


abhir : SIR I HAVE SIBM B ALSO AS AN OPTION. SHOULD I WAIT FOR CAP ROUND OR SHOULD I TAKE ADMISSION IN SIBM B? CMAT AIR 26, 99.96%TILE
bhuvanaganesh : Please convert all the calls. Decide after converting the calls from the B schools


sheffi : SIR WHAT IS THE CHANCE OF CONVERTING DTU AT 79 IN CAT
bharat : yes... if you do/have done well in GDPI.


deepi : IS BITS PILANI MBA WORTH IT?
bhuvanaganesh : BITS is a BBB category B school. Only Engineers can apply.


shrey : I HAVE TAPMI INTERVIEW TOMORROW CAN I EXPECT ANY ADVICE FOR TOMORROW
srinivasbelvi : Relax to night & keep cool... be prepared for extempore at times.


dks : PLEASE ADVISE PLACEMENTWISE SIES OR IBS HYD OR IMT NAGPUR WHICH IS BETTER?
srinivasbelvi : All about 7L


07cr : PUMBA VS SIMS VS WE MUMBAI MMS VS BIMTECH VS SIOM VS IMT N?
satyaprakash : To the best of my knowledge, the final selections of the b-schools that you have mentioned are not yet out. Instead of wasting your time on ranking b-schools you have not been shortlisted by, focus on your MH-CET preparations. Once you convert all the calls, we'll help you make a decision.


anuj : I HAVE GD/PI FOR XIME IN 15 DAYS. HAVEN'T PREPARED FOR ANY GD/PI YET. WHAT SHOULD I BE DOING AT THIS STAGE
srinivasbelvi : Go through GWPI briefcase to understand the challenges involved in GD/PI/WAT. GWPI Briefcase is available in SHP. Consult faculty at your center for GD practice & mock PIs if any.


rohit : SIR, HOW GOOD IS 1 YEAR COURSE OF GREAT LAKES GURGAON?
srinivasbelvi : 1 year program is their flagship course. Hence you can prefer.


vishnu : WHICH ONE IS BETTER FOR OPERATIONS? SPJIMR OR IIMK?
param : Both are equally good. Perhaps SPJ has a slight edge.


deepti : HOW IS NMIMS BANGALORE CONSIDERING ROI AND LONG TERM?
bhuvanaganesh : Fees is around 16 lakhs and avg salary is around 10 lakhs


ajay : SIR , FOR JOB EXPERIENCE , DOES THE JOB OF BPO (CALL CENTRE ) VALID ?
bharat : YES! All paid work is deemed work experience! Best wishes!


akaash : SIR, HAVE CONVERTED SIMS PUNE. IS IT WORTH JOINING? HAVE INTERVIEWED FOR BIMTECH AND IMT NAGPUR. YOUR VIEWS PLEASE.
param : Both BIMTECH and SIMS are in the same category, so it really does not matter. You can accept SIMS. IMT Nagpur avoid.


aaaaa : MAT-85 PERCENTILE. RECOMMEND ME SOME GOOD COLLGES?
bharat : VJIM, Amity, IPE, Christ


cat2017 : @SATYAPRAKASH SIR I MEANT THAT IS IBM WORTH OPTING ALSO AT THE COLLEGE THEY WERE SAYING IT IS NOT NECESSARY TO JOIN IBM IN SECOND YEAR...YOU CAN CHOOSE OTHER FIELDS TOO...
satyaprakash : Well, if you can make a switch, then that's wonderful! But even if you can't, the IBM is a decent programme. If you are ok with joining FORE, then go for it. May the force be with you!


pikachu : ARE MANDATORY DISCLOSURES GIVEN BY COLLEGES TRUE?
srinivasbelvi : Yes


ajay : WHICH IS BETTER FOR FINANCE, XIMB OR IMI?
bharat : IMI.


deepi : WHAT/HOW TO PREPARE FOR AMRITHA AND XIME GD PI?
bhuvanaganesh : please attend TIME GDPI sessions


mbaspirant : I TOO HAVE CALLS FROM GIM GOA, GLIM CHENNAI PGPM, TAPMI AND KJ SOMAIYA (INTERVIEWS PENDING) ...SHOULD I STILL LOOK FOR THE NEXT YEAR..ACTUALLY AM THINKING FOR 2 YEAR AFTER 5 YEARS OF WORK EX WILL THAT BE WORTHY
bhuvanaganesh : Please convert the calls you have. Decide after converting


cat2017 : BIM TRICHY, GREAT LAKES, TAPMI, FORE IB, LIBA ...PLEASE ARRANGE FOR FINANCE....PLEASE
bharat : FORE> TAPMI> BIM> GLIM> LIBA


aj94 : SIES IS GOOD FOR PGDM OR MMS BASED ON VALUE OF DEGREE AND ROI
param : Obviously MMS is better for ROI.


abc : CMAT - 76% (168), OBC. IS NIBM POSSIBLE ??
bhuvanaganesh : NO reservation at National Institute of Banking Management, Pune


deepti : HOW IS NMIMS BANGALORE CONSIDERING ROI AND LONG TERM
abhishek : It is good in long term. It has a strong brand backing it.


pikachu : ARE MANDATORY DISCLOSURES GIVEN BY COLLEGES TRUE MOST OF THE TIMES?
srinivasbelvi : General belief is yes. I guess something prompted you to doubt the veracity!


deepi : WOXSEN AND MUNJAL. ARE THEY WORTH APPLYING?
satyaprakash : We do not recommend joining them.


ankit : SIR I HAVE A CONVERT FROM NMIMS MUMBAI CORE. I AM A FRESHER. GEM. I GOT 96.5 IN CAT. I AM READY TO WORK HARD AND GET INTO BETTER B SCHOOLS BY SCORING HIGHER IN CAT. I HAVE A DECENT JOB AS A BUSINESS ANALYST. IS THIS A CORRECT DECISION ?
param : NM core is AAA + college. To beat it next year , assuming yr acads are great, you should be higher than 98.5. It is a chancy affair to improve over 96.5. Safe decision accept NM. Risk taker ? Then dont


pikachu : IIHMR JAIPUR?
bharat : not recommended


anuj : XIME OR BIMTECH ?
bharat : BIMTECH is much better than XIME on all parameters, incl avg pay.


xzy : THE ESSAY AT IIM-B IS FOR HOW LONG?
satyaprakash : 10 minutes to think & 20 minutes to write- in all, 30 minutes.


david : WHICH SPECIALIZATION IS THE BEST IN PGDM GREAT LAKES CHENNAI?
satyaprakash : The one that you are interested in, & have the relevant skills for.


akaash : @ PARAM SIR, IS THE AVG PACKAGE AT SIMS 8.5 AS MENTIONED ON THEIR WEBSITE ? HOW RELIABLE IS THE DATA ?
param : Not entirely reliable. In anycase you can be above or below the average, depending on the placement interview that you crack. If you do well academically, and also perform well in the initial interview then you can achieve the average figure.


ajay : SORRY FOR ASKING IT AGAIN @BHARAT , DOES VOICE CALLING AT BPO COUNT IN CREDITS IN MBA ADMISSION ? AS IT DOESNT INCLUDE ANY MANAGERIAL WORK ACCORDING TO ME
bharat : yes, it does - ignore any other version; it doesn't have to be managerial work - like a tester/coder.


ankit : @SATYAPRAKASH SIR- SIR I HAVE A CONVERT FROM NMIMS MUMBAI CORE. I AM A FRESHER. GEM. I GOT 96.5 IN CAT. I AM READY TO WORK HARD AND GET INTO BETTER B SCHOOLS BY SCORING HIGHER IN CAT. I HAVE A DECENT JOB AS A BUSINESS ANALYST. IS THIS A CORRECT DECISION ?
satyaprakash : Nothing ventured, nothing gained, my friend! Be sure about your decision, and do not let the doubters pull you down. Keep the faith!


aj94 : IBS HYDERABAD OR NMIMS HYDERABAD WHICH ONE IS BETTER.
bhuvanaganesh : NMIMS Hyderabad


xzy : SO WE'RE GIVEN TOPIC AND LEFT FOR 10 MINS AND THEN GIVEN PAPER TO WRITE?
bharat : paper and topic given together; prep time to ideate and jot down key points; then write full essay.


ajay : WHICH IS BETTER XIMB OR FORE?
param : XIMB, graded AA while FORE is A


ankit : @SRINIVASBELVI SIR- SIR I HAVE A CONVERT FROM NMIMS MUMBAI CORE. I AM A FRESHER. GEM. I GOT 96.5 IN CAT. I AM READY TO WORK HARD AND GET INTO BETTER B SCHOOLS BY SCORING HIGHER IN CAT. I HAVE A DECENT JOB AS A BUSINESS ANALYST. IS THIS A CORRECT DECISION ?
srinivasbelvi : Since you are have age on your side & willing to put in the effort, I suggest you to take CAT again. I guess you are poised for better things.


ash : BIMTECH OR CHRIST
bharat : BIMTECH


deepti : I DONT HAVE ANY OPTION EXCEPT NM BANG AS I SCREWED MY CAT EXAM, SO IF I GET SELECTED IS IT WORTH JOINING? DONT WONT TO LOOSE ANOTHER YEAR?
param : It is a good option if you have an IT nbackground and don't mind going back to the industry as BA or data Analyst. If you want mktg or finance then it is not very good.


eq : PLZ ARRANGE IMT GHAZ, XIMB, BABY IIM'S, IIT KGP, SIMSREE
bhuvanaganesh : please check http://www.time4education.com/local/tempcms/CAT-Template.php?retid=9&title=QWJvdXQgTUJB&titleid=955


pikachu : @THOMAS SIR- PLEASE REPLY SIRJI
thomas : you should look for general mba if you get a good score. you can also try for colleges like iima and iiml which have specialised programs in the areas you mentioned.


deepti : IS IT TRUE THAT THE HIGHEST PACKAGES IN B SCHOOLS ARE OFFERED TO WORK EX CANDIDATE?
satyaprakash : Mostly, yes. But it's not a rule. The better the canndidate, the better the salary.


pikachu : GOOD COLLEGES FOR MBA IN AGRICULTURE OR BIOTECHNOLOGY?
srinivasbelvi : You have best of the colleges like IIM-A & IIM-L offering agri...


xzy : @SATYAPRAKASH: SO WE'RE GIVEN TOPIC AND LEFT ALONE FOR 10 MINS AND THEN PROVIDED WITH WRITING SHEET?
satyaprakash : No, kid. What I meant was that you should spend 10 minutes on structuring your essay instead of writing furiosly from the word go.


pikachu : DOES AGE MATTER IN SELECTION DURING GDPI?
feroz : It might unless you are an exceptional performer


deepi : WITH CAT 62% AND MAT 73 %. DO I HAVE A SHOT AT BIMTECH?
satyaprakash : Not really.


anuj : BIMTECH (RM) OR XIME PGDM
satyaprakash : BIMTECH if you are genuinely interested in RM. Otherwise, XIME.


shrey : CAT-89 %ILE CMAT 98 %ILE IS THERE ANY COLLEGE WHICH I CAN APPLY NOW. I HAVE CALLS FROM FORE TAPMI KJ SOMAIYA
thomas : no good colleges are open and you will miss iits if you are a general category student.both the colleges you mentioned are good.join if you are able to convert


deepi : WHAT KIND OF JOBS WILL MBA IN TRAVEL AND TOURISM PROVIDE? IS IT WORTH DOING IT? DOES IT INVOLVE ANY ACTUAL TRAVELLING?
bharat : TYPICALLY a desk job... opportunities are limited and not high-paying... avoid such sectoral programs.


david : @SATYAPRAKASH SIR- MY PI FOR TAPMI WENT VERY WELL, HAVE DONE DECENTLY AT GD AND WAT, I HV 89.81 CAT, BUT I'M A FRESHER. WHAT ARE MY CHANCES THAT I GET INTO IT? HOW MUCH WEIGHTAGE DOES A PI HAVE FOR SELECTION?
satyaprakash : If you have done better than the other candidates, then you should get a final selection. Since you are a fresher, opting to wait for another year would not be a bad idea.


roy : APEEJAY,PSG,IPE,RIIM PUNE, DOON BUSINESS SCHOOL,NDIM,UPES?
bharat : NDIM and IPE are better than the rest. Avoid the rest.


aj94 : BASED ON SPECIALIZATION IN FINANCE STREAM RANK THEM XIME,CHRIST,SIES,ITM,VIT,NMIMS HYDERABAD, IBS HYDERABAD,
srinivasbelvi : NMIMS Hyd is preferred


satyam : LAST MINUTE TIPS FOR MHCET?? SHOULD WE SCAN THE QUANT SECTION BEFORE STARTING SO AS TO CHOOSE EASY ONES
satyaprakash : There is no quant section to scan. The questions are not according to subject areas. Write 3-4 mocks and analyse your performance in detail so that you can improve your score.


anuj : THE LEVEL OF QUESTIONS IN MH-CET IS HIGHER THAN THAT OF MAT/CMAT OR LOWER ?
abhishek : Of the same level.


pikachu : @THOMAS SIR-BUT I HAVE LESS MARKS IN XII WOULD I BE CONSIDERED FOR THE COLLEGES YOU HAVE MENTIONED?
thomas : if its only 12th , it should not be an issue if you score well. you can find some reason to justify the drop in just one year


aj94 : MAT 83.1 PERCENTILE ANY CHANCE IN THE FOLLOWING; CHRIST,XIME,SIES
shivabhaskaran : Christ


dks : PLEASE ADVISE SIES OR IBS HYD WHICH IS BETTER?
param : SIES


sam123 : SIR SIBM HYD OR IBS HYD?
bharat : SIBM Hyd is slightly better.


sam123 : SIR PLS RANK ...BIMTECH NOIDA ,,IMT NAGPUR/HYD,, XIME BANGLURU,,IBS HYD
bhuvanaganesh : please check http://www.time4education.com/local/tempcms/CAT-Template.php?retid=9&title=QWJvdXQgTUJB&titleid=955


pikachu : WHAT IS BEST AGE TO DO MBA,I AM 26 IS IT LATE NOW?
thomas : there aer people who do mba in their 30s. so 26 is not at all late,


ajay : SIR, THIS IS THE LAST QUESTION FROM MY SIDE, PLEASE REPLY.HOW IS INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT AND RESEARCH , NEW DELHI , IT IS PART OF BHARTIYA VIDYAPEETH UNIVERSITY? THEY ARE CONDUCTING THEIR OWN TEST , IS IT WORTH TO APPLY?
satyaprakash : If you are going to an MBA, make sure that you do it from the best possible b-school that you can manage to get into. So, to answer your question, ask yourself another question as to whether it is the best b-school you can get into. No more questions now! You promised!


sam123 : @BHARAT SIR SINCE SIBM HYD IS NEWLY ESTABLISHED WITH ONLY 1 BATCH PASSED OUT.....SO ISN'T IT RISKY TO CHOOSE?
bharat : that's why Sam, I was cagey... used the word - slightly... SIBM has a much smaller class size and pedigree to boot.


reply : HI SIR ...HOW GOOD IS JAIPURIA INSTITUTE..SHOULD I GO FOR IT
satyaprakash : Not recommended.


mbaspirant : I HAVE CONVERTED GLIM CHENNAI AND GIM GOA...
srinivasbelvi : Both are neck to neck in comparison. Go by your preference.


deepi : IIF CHENNAI, IFIM,SCSRM KOCHI,DELHI SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT,GITAM VIZAG. ARRAGE PLEASE
bhuvanaganesh : Delhi School of Management is a good college


aaa : DAVV IMS CMAT CUT OFF FOR GENERAL CATEGORY?
abhishek : Around 75 to 80


reply : ALLIANCE UNIVERSITY OR JAIPURIA COLLEGE ? WHICH ONE IS A BETTER OPTION?
bhuvanaganesh : Alliance Bangalore


ajay : @SRINIVASBELVI SIR , BHARTIYA VIDYAPEETH UNIVERSITY, INSTIUTE OF MANAGEMENT AND RESEARCH, DELHI IS MENTIONED IN TIME B SCHOOL CATEGORISATION , IN B+ CATEGORY
srinivasbelvi : My mistake, i misread in a hurry. It is a good one worth considering if you think it adds substantial value to your existing profile.


anuj : GIM CUTOFF FOR CMAT ?
bhuvanaganesh : CMAT around 97 percentile


hardik : DO FRESHER HAVE AN DISADVANTAGE FOR GETTING SELECTED IN GLIM ...AS IT TAKES THROUGH PROFILE ??
satyaprakash : If your profile is good enough, then it won't matter.


hardik : GLIM FORMS STILL OPEN ...?? I HEARD IT'S 3RD MARCH ?
bhuvanaganesh : please visit http://www.time4education.com/local/articlecms/notifications.php?course=CAT/MBA for more details


mbaspirant : HI SIR ...ACTUALLY MY QUESTION IS I HAVE 4 PLUS YEARS OF WORK EX...I HAVE CONVERTED GLIM CHENNAI PGPM AND GIM GOA.. I HAVE CALLS FROM KJ SOMAIYA , TAPMI . SHOULD I TAKE ADMISSION THIS YEAR OR SHOULD I TAKE A DROP.. I HAVE MORE INCLINATION TOWARDS 2 YEAR COURSE
abhishek : GLIM Chennai is a good college. You may consider that seriously. If you wish to go for next year, then its a personal call.


aaa : CET DOES NOT HAVE NEGATIVE MARKING YET WILL IT AFFECT IN FINAL SCALED SCORE OR NOT???
satyaprakash : No.


deepi : WILL GLIM CALL ME, MY SCORE IS 62 IN CAT, 73 IN MAT AND 76 IN CMAT
satyaprakash : Highly unlikely.


anuj : GLIM CHENNAI CUTOFF FOR CMAT?
shivabhaskaran : 96 to 99 is the cut off


anuj : IS GLIM GURGAON ANY GOOD ?
srinivasbelvi : Picking up at rapid pace.


reply : IPE, JAIPURIA, ALLIANCE, JBS,ISBR, NIT, IBMR, SINDHI, ISB&M PUNE,?
bhuvanaganesh : Please check http://www.time4education.com/local/tempcms/CAT-Template.php?retid=9&title=QWJvdXQgTUJB&titleid=955


chicha : HOW IS IIFM BHOPAL?
bhuvanaganesh : It is BB category B school. Fees is around 5 lakhs and avg salary is around 6.5 Lakhs


deepi : IS ALLAINCE A GOOD COLG?*
srinivasbelvi : It is one of the decent colleges of Bangalore.


chicha : PLEASE LIST SOME COLLEGE WHO GIVE MORE PREFERENCE TO ENTERANCE MARKS THAN PROFILE?PLZ
bharat : chicha, tumna marks kitte woh batao... hum college ka naam bolte - all in good fun :-)


kiran : CMAT 93. WHATCOLLEGES TO APPLY ?
shivabhaskaran : 90-99 Department Of Commerce And Management Studies, University Of Pune (PUMBA), Pune N. L. Dalmia Institute Of Management Studies And Research, Mumbai SIES College Of Management Studies, Navi Mumbai (For MMS Program) Vivekanand Education Society's Institute Of Management Studies & Research, Mumbai Xavier Institute Of Management & Research, Mumbai Thakur Institute Of Management Studies & Research, Mumbai K.J. Somaiya Institute Of Management Studies & Research, Mumbai (PGDM programs) Lala Lajpatrai Institute Of Management, Mumbai Chetna's R. K. Institute Of Management Studies & Research, Mumbai MET's Institute Of Management, Mumbai IES Management College And Research Centre, Mumbai B.K. School Of Business Management, Ahmedabad Great Lakes Insitute Of Management, Chennai R.A.Podar Institute Of Management, Jaipur Welingkar Institute Of Management (WE School), Mumbai (PGDM Programs) Goa Institute Of Management, Goa


reply : IPE, JAIPURIA, ALLIANCE, JBS,ISBR, NIT, IBMR, SINDHI, ISB&M PUNE,?CAN U ARRANGE THEM
bhuvanaganesh : Please check http://www.time4education.com/local/tempcms/CAT-Template.php?retid=9&title=QWJvdXQgTUJB&titleid=955


roy : IPE HYDERABAD GIVING PGDM OR MBA FOR MAT ADMISSION?
bhuvanaganesh : please check their site


616 : SIR WHICH COLLEGES AMONG TOP B IIMS, IIFT , FMS ETC.SCHOOLS PROVIDES MBA INGENERAL MANAGEMENT.
feroz : IIMs, FMS, XLRI Jamshedpur etc


deepi : ALLAINCE ASKS TO PAY 50 K ON THE DAY OF GD/PI , BEFORE I ATTEND OTHER COLGS. CAN I STALL THE PAYMENT PROCESS IN ALLAIANCE?
satyaprakash : Nope!


reply : AVERAGE PACKAGE OF ALLIANCE BANGALORE
bharat : schools claims 7.5 lakh pa


kiran : WHAT ARE YOUR VIEWS ON NMIMS NAVI MUMBAI CAMPUS?
satyaprakash : It's too early to comment on the Navi Mumbai campus, but the brand rub-off effect should help it.


616 : SIR WHAT SPECIALIZATION IS BETTER FOR CONSULTING JOBS
srinivasbelvi : General management is preferred


rohit : SIR ANY ADVICE TO WRITE SOP FOR KJ SOMAIYA?
bhuvanaganesh : Please get advice from a faculty member


chicha : @BHARAT SIR-NEXT TIME CAT K LIYE PUCH RAHA THA?
bharat : toh Chicha, bahut se kaalejaa hain... work hard... get a great test score... we will be there to prepare for GDPI... and get you into a good college.


roy : WHAT IS THE AVERAGE PACKAGES FOR TIME LISTED B CATEGORY COLLEGES ?
bhuvanaganesh : what is your query


deepi : SO I CAN NEVER ATTEND ALLAINCE UNTILL I ATTEND OTHER COLG INTERVIEWS?
srinivasbelvi : Ask for refund policy at Alliance before you pay money. Otherwise keep it as a last option.


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