CAT 2015 Topper Interview: Chirag Jha scores 100 percentile
Chirag Jha belled CAT 2015 with a perfect 100 percentile. An avid football player, Chirag outnumbered over 1.7 lakh candidates to figure in the elite club of 100 percentilers in CAT 2015. In this interview with Careers360, the IIT Bombay student shared that he was assured about his good performance in CAT and had already started preparing for Personal Interview and Writing Ability Test (PI-WAT) rounds.
Chirag comes from a middle class family with both his parents working full time. His father is currently posted as a Manager in Shipping Corporation and mother is Vice-Principal of a school. Though Chirag shared that he prepared very seriously for CAT, he never got stressed and attended music concerts frequently to relax his mind.
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Edited Excerpts of CAT 2015 Topper Interview
Careers360: Congratulations Chirag on belling the CAT 2015 with 100 percentile! Were you expecting this score?
Chirag Jha: Thank you so much. I am overjoyed as I was expecting to score a 100 percentile. I don’t have any party plans as I want to relax now and start planning I have to prepare for PI-WAT.
Careers360: Who would you like to credit your success to?
Chirag Jha: Well, all the people close to me have been very supportive, especially, my family and my teachers who guided me at every step during my preparation.
Careers360: How was your experience with Common Admission Test (CAT) 2015?
Chirag Jha: CAT was pretty easy and honestly I expected that. VARC was the easiest and Quant was an easy play for me.
Careers360: Can you share your overall vis-Ã -vis the sectional scores?
Chirag Jha: Sure. My overall score is 100 percentile and I have scored 99.98 in VA, 99.84 in DILR and 99.97 in QA.
Careers360: You secured a 100 percentile in CAT 2015. Did your engineering background help you?
Chirag Jha: Being from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT-B) has definitely helped me in cracking CAT. It is the rigorous training in the institute that has taught me how to keep calm and meet the targets despite pressures. An engineering background has helped me in clearing my concepts in QA which is considered one of the most important sections.
Careers360: If you are not with books, where would someone find you?
Chirag Jha: I love playing football and doing work outs. I also love Indi-pop music. I actually attended ‘Slash Concert’ a week before appearing for the CAT!
Careers360: What was your preparation strategy to bell CAT?
Chirag Jha: Honestly speaking it was just 4 months of focused preparation. In the first two months, I went through all the basic stuff including working on DI and LR as well as QA sections. In the next two months, I was all ready for taking as many mock tests as I could. I must have taken as many as 40 mock tests by the time CAT approached. There was absolutely no shortcut in my preparation as I devoted the entire four months on focused study.
Careers360: How are you preparing for your PI-WAT rounds?
Chirag Jha: I have already begun my preparation for PI-WAT. These days, I follow with a simple strategy of just going through the last years’ PI-WAT topics. Currently, am referring to The Hindu Newspaper. Moreover, I practice for WAT by brushing up my vocabulary and GK. I also follow a number of TV channels including Al-Jazeera. I know the task will be incomplete till I crack this as well.
Careers360: Have you got any placement offers through IIT Bombay?
Chirag Jha: I was the lucky one in my team who got offered a pre-placement from Hindustan Unilever after I had done my internship from the organisation.
Careers360: Where will the world see you in the next 5 years?
Chirag Jha: After completing my MBA, I would be certainly joining any corporate office (MNC). Some of my friends and relatives have also motivated me regarding entrepreneurship and maybe I look forward to the same.
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Atfirst lots of congratulations for your result and wishes for your future life. I am afraid to inform you that with your score your chances in All India counselling are almost negative for the 15% seats . However judging from trends of previous years you can get some of good medical colleges in Andhra Pradesh by state counselling for 85 % seats . Some of those colleges are
Government Medical College, Government Gen. Hosp. Road, Ananthapur
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Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Srikakulam
ACSR Government Medical College, Nellore
Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Kadapa
Fathima Institute of Medical Sciences, Kadapa (Muslim)
Narayana Medical College, Nellore
Nimra Institute of Medical Sciences, Ibrahimpatnam
NRI Inst., of Medical Sciences, Visakhapatnam
NRI Academy of Medical Sciences, Chinakakani
Maharaja Inst. of Medical Sciences, VizianagaramKonaseema Inst., of Medical Sciences, AmalapuramGayathri Vidya Parishat Inst. Of Health care Medical Technology,
VisakhapatnamKaturi Medical College, ChinakondrupaduGreat Eastern Medical School,
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Hello mam sir, I need information regarding colleges available for hospital administration in 2020 without CAT exams
Some of the best Hospital Administration Colleges in India without CAT Exam are listed below:-
- School of Management, Dr DY Patil University, Navi Mumbai
- Institute of Management Studies, Devi Ahilya University, Indore
- GEMS B School, Bengaluru
- Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh
- Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur
- School of Distance Education, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam
- Punjabi University, Patiala
- Subharti Institute of Management and Commerce, Meerut
- Alagappa University, Karaikudi
- Sri Aurobindo Institute of Management and Science, Indore
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I hope this information helps you.
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With 498 marks in NEET 2020 you have good chances of getting seat in government colleges for BAMS course.
Uou may get seat in following government colleges
Shri Krishna Government Ayurvedic medical college
Hair Brahman Ayurvedic College
Ayujyoti Ayurvedic College and hospital
Which college you will get depends upon cut off of the college. Cutoff depends upon number of candidates appeared and qualified in exam, difficulty level of exam and previous years cut off etc.
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