MAH CET 2018 Topper interview - Planning and practice are the two aspects of MAH CET preparation, says AIR-6 Shaunak Satpute
Aditi Garg, 28 Mar 2018, #MAHA CET

MAH CET 2018 Topper interview – When Shaunak Shirish Satpute realised his potential to contribute to the marketing industry, nothing could stop him from taking the first step towards it. A mechanical engineer who graduated from MIT college of Engineering in Pune, Shaunak’s hard work paid off when he bagged AIR-6 in MAH CET 2018. The topper scored 99.99 percentile in the management entrance exam and secured 153 out of 200 marks. 

 

MAHA CET Sample Paper

Download Free Sample Paper for MAHA CET

Download Now

In this interview, Shaunak has shared his MAH CET experience and journey of success with Careers360. “I took a large number of mock tests and analysed all of them. Apart from that, I identified my strengths and weaknesses and kept working on them,” he says. Planning and practising are the two major aspects of MAH CET. According to him, aspirants must distribute their time doing these things and they will definitely score well. Besides being determined and smart, he is also a basketball enthusiast. Shaunak is now targeting Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai, after which he aspires to build a career in marketing in the FMCG industry. Read on to know the topper’s strategies to excel in this competitive MBA entrance taken by more than 98,000 candidates.

 

Excerpts from the interview:

Careers360: Congrats on being the AIR 6 at MAH CET 2018. How does it feel? Were you expecting this result?

Shaunak: Thank you so much. It feels really great when your efforts pay off. I was expecting to get a good rank but AIR 6 came as a pleasant surprise to me.

 

Careers360: Tell us something about your educational background. How have your parents supported you?

Shaunak: I completed my Mechanical Engineering from MIT College of Engineering, Pune. I belong to a very humble family and my parents have supported me in all my ventures.

 

Careers360: Why did you decide to pursue management education?

Shaunak: In the course of my engineering, I realised that I possess immense potential to contribute to the industry by amalgamating my technical knowledge with managerial skills. Hence, I decided to pursue management education.

 

Careers360: How did you prepare for the exam?

Shaunak: I took a large number of mock tests and analysed all of them. Apart from that, I identified my strengths and weaknesses and kept working on them.

 

Careers360: What was your exam strategy for MAH CET?

Shaunak: The exam strategy I employed was very basic. MAH CET is all about utilising the 150 minutes efficiently. I planned my examination approach accordingly. I worked on my strengths to attain maximum accuracy.

 

Careers360: Which is your dream B-School where you are targeting admission in?

Shaunak: I am targeting Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai.

 

Careers360: What is your career plan after completing MBA?

Shaunak: I want to work as a marketer preferably in the FMCG industry after completing my MBA.

 

Careers360: What are your hobbies?

Shaunak: Well, I do love to play basketball often.

 

Careers360: What do you enjoy doing most when you are not studying?

Shaunak: When I’m not studying, I like to go out with my friends.

 

Careers360: What is your advice for the MAH CET aspirants who would be appearing for the test next year?

Shaunak: There are two aspects to the MBA entrance preparation: Planning and practising. One must distribute their time doing these things and will definitely score well. I wish all future aspirants the best of luck!


Also Read

MAH CET Topper Interviews

Admissions Open Now

Great Lakes Institute of Management
Great Lakes Institute of Management
Apply
ICFAI Business School
ICFAI Business School
Apply
XAT 2019 - Xavier Aptitude Test
XAT 2019 - Xavier Aptitude Test
Apply
SOIL School of Inspired Leadership
SOIL School of Inspired Leadership
Apply
SNAP 2018
SNAP 2018
Apply
View All Application Forms

More like MAHA CET

Questions related to MAHA CET

I got 69 in mh cet LLB 3 years. Do i have any chance of getting ILS in third round?

10 Hours ago

Chances extremely negligible in 3rd round as cutoffs well above 110 narks under General category. For other category you might have little chance t...

How many fee required for llb course in minimum range.

1 Day ago

Fees shall vary for all colleges however atleast 30,000 per year shall be minimum for all colleges across MHCET Law.Fee structure for all colleges ...

How can I get a score of around 180 in MHT CET? Please mention the required books as well.

1 Day ago

Hello,According to MHT CET authorities, the entrance exam is of the same difficulty level as JEE Main. So, if you go by that yardstick you must mus...

i got 55 mars in mhcet can i applicable to take admition ? and my gradution percentge are 47.50 can i applicable ?

2 Days ago

Hello, Do you have any particular institute in mind? If not I am sharing below the cutoff details so that you can access your chances of getti...

Mht cet cut off for Dy patil akuridi campus for CS branch

4 Days ago

Hello Dhananjay,Please follow the below the given link to check the cutoff details for different CAP rounds of MHT CET (including additional round)...

Download the Careers360 App on your Android phone

Regular exam updates, QnA, Predictors, College Applications & E-books now on your Mobile

Careers360 App
150M+ Students
23,000+ Colleges
500+ Exams
1500+ E-books