Coronavirus Impact: Tips to Appear for Virtual GD/PI
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Coronavirus Impact: Tips to Appear for Virtual GD/PI
Due to the Coronavirus lockdown and postponement of selection rounds, candidates have good opportunities to prepare well for the GD/PI rounds. Careers360 in this article of tips to appear for virtual GD/PI bring to you dominant tips for cracking GD/PI rounds. Shortlisted candidates need not worry about the GD/PI rounds being in virtual mode as Careers360 is there to assist. Of Course there is a difference between being physically present and just showing your face online. But candidates need not worry if they know how to create an impact on the judging panel virtually.
Marking Scheme of GD/PI will remain the same with not any specific changes
Parameters of judging candidates will not differ
Tips To Appear tips for GD round and PI
Know the topics
Check Internet connectivity
Be groomed and presentable
Lets us look at each one of the tips for GD round-
Know the Topics
Shortlisted candidates must be prepared in advance and keep a track on the latest topics of GD PI. After knowing the topics, pen down your thoughts and try to rehearse these topics as if you are actually facing the group discussion and personal interview rounds. Group discussion aims to assess the overall personality of the candidate be it his/her thoughts, feelings or behaviour thus is an important aspect of MBA admission. Henceforth, candidates should be well prepared with the topics.
Check Internet connectivity
Those candidates who are shortlisted and have to appear for the group discussion and personal interview round in a virtual environment must check the internet connectivity. Make sure the internet speed is good and there is continuous connectivity without any interruptions. Having bad connectivity may not create a good impact on the interviewer and may also lead to lesser chances of selection as per the tips for gd round. During the group discussion round you may also miss some major parts of discussions due to bad internet. Henceforth, as one of the major tips for gd round, it is advised to candidates to have a proper internet connection.
One of the tips for gd round is to make sure to place your desktop/laptop at a place which is well lit and has proper seating and lighting arrangement. Be at a place from where your face is visible properly. Avoid having any background noise and arrange for a seat that is calm and silent. Remove all possible distractions so that you get everything in one go. Do not irritate the panel of judges by asking them “may I beg your pardon” or “please repeat”. Remember that selecting a distraction proof proper ambience will help you to appear more confident and answer questions correctly.
Be groomed and presentable
Although not completely, your face and upper body will be visible to the judge’s panel. Be groomed and make yourself look professional and formal. Note that personal appearance be it physically or virtually is of utmost importance. Your confidence is visible with your personality. Apart from formal dress code, remember to sit straight, maintain eye contact with the camera.
Make sure to test your arrangements beforehand. Do not wait until the last moment. One of the most common tips for GD round would be to test your internet before the actual group discussion and personal interview round start. Try connecting with someone from your family or friends and ask them if you are clearly visible and audible. Practice speaking in front of your webcam without hesitation.
Since Coronavirus or COVID-19 is declared as a global pandemic it is advisable to candidates that they should wash their hands and keep a sanitizer near them during the interview. Even if your interview venue is somewhere nearby your place, make sure to travel with your personal vehicle instead of taking a cab or bus or local transport means. If you are not well, kindly inform the particular institute with relevant documents.
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SIR MY NEET SCORE 471 AND I AM GEN CAT FROM PUNJAB DEMILIE CAN I GET MANAGMENT SEAT IN LUDHIANA DMC OR PIRM JLD OR SRI GURU RAM DASS AMRITSAR .
First of all, a very heartiest congratulation for securing such good marks in your NEET examination. Secondly, I would like to say that each and every year the cut-off criteria get changed depending upon the merit list. This year it is expected to secure 50 percentile for general category ,for getting the chance of admission. The previous year's cut-off marks was 720-147 .
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Hope this answer will help you.
460 neet score,obc cat can possibility of get admission in MBBS course
Your profile suggests that your domicile state is Maharashtra
It's quite difficult to predict that whether you will get seat or not as cut off marks for medical colleges keeps changing every year depending upon various factors like number of students that appeared in the exam, kind of marks obtained by them , toughness level of the examination etc.
But when we go through previous data then ,
>>>>> with 460 marks ,
you hold a low chance for an mbbs seat in a Government Medical College
in neet 2019, 521 marks for general category was the lowest mark to get an mbbs seat in Government Medical College, under Maharashtra State quota and it was for Government Medical College and Hospital, jalgaon
You can check the same at
You have chances in deemed universities for mbbs which are listed below along with their neet 2020 , 2nd round cut off :-
----------) SBKS Med. Inst. and Res. Centre, Sumandeep Vadodara:- 446 marks
----------) Yenepoya Manglaore:-436 marks
----------) Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhubaneswar:- 426 marks
----------) B.L.D.E University, Bijapur:- 387 marks
----------) MGM Medical College, Navi Mumbai:- 380 marks
And a few more
To get the complete list of colleges in which you have chances, you can go through our college predictor at
It gives you a personalized report with top college in which you have chances for admission , with the help of predicted colleges you can make better choice while filling your choices of colleges during your counselling
450 score, obc cat, MD anaesthesia, low budget college, good govt/ Pvt college, any chance??
To get a government seat one must score above 525. With 450 you can get in to a private college. As your NEET score is 450. Your Overall Percentile is: 93.39 - 93.89 and when it comes to rank, your Predicted Rank is:89930 - 107080 . Also depends upon last years cut-off. Adding it with 15% All India quota and 85% state quota seats in government colleges.
As per the last year result of NEET UG ,General category aspirants need minimum 147 marks (50 percentile). On the other hand General-PH(129 Marks 45 percentile) and SC/OBC/ST requires 113 marks (40 percentile).
Hope this helps
Wish you luck
my jee rank in obc cat. 29192 can I get cse in hbti
First and foremost,
congratulations on achieving an 29k rank in the JEE . According to recent reports, hbti may not accept admmision through Upsee. HBTI KANPUR is moving its intake to the Jee mains, which is wonderful news because it means more intake. And, based on your ranking, you will very certainly be offered a spot in the second round of counselling.
Visit http://hbtu.ac.in/ for further information.
sir as punjab democile cat. gen sroce 471 can i got best ptv collage in punjab
Hello Yatin. I hope you are in good health. You mentioned your marks but didn't mention the exam you are talking about. Assuming that you have a query regarding NEET UG 2021, I will give an answer based on that. You mentioned you belong to general category. Well, based on your marks, your overall percentile may end up somewhere around 91.59 - 92.09 while your AIR may lie somewhere around 127893 - 160043.
Well, it is quite difficult to predict whether you have any window of opportunity to get government quota seats in private medical colleges in Punjab. Although based on your performance you have less chance to grab a seat for MBBS via All India Counselling as well as State Counselling.
Moreover, you may get chance to grab a seat for B.D.S. under government quota at private dental colleges in Punjab via State Counselling.
You may get admission for pursuing B.D.S. in the following private dental colleges:
- B.J. Singh Dental College Hospital & Research Institute, Ludhiana
- Dasmesh Institute of Research & Dental Sciences, Faridkot - https://www.careers360.com/colleges/dasmesh-institute-of-research-and-dental-sciences-faridkot
- D.B. Dental College & Hospital, Mandi Gobindgarh - https://www.careers360.com/colleges/desh-bhagat-dental-college-and-hospital-mukatsar
- SGRD Institute of Dental Sciences & Research, Amritsar - https://www.careers360.com/colleges/sri-guru-ram-das-institute-of-dental-science-and-research-amritsar
To get detailed information on cutoff marks vs rank for Punjab medical and dental colleges, follow this link:
To know your admission chances in medical/dental colleges with NEET Score, to get a personalized report with Top MBBS & B.D.S Colleges and to check course & counselling wise cut-offs of NEET for various state quotas, caste groups etc., I encourage you to use NEET UG 2021 College Predictor:
I hope you find this information helpful.
Thank you and good luck!