Think MBA and crack the CAT Exam
If you are anywhere close to completing your graduation or have worked in the industry for a few years and are thinking what to do next, then MBA from one of the top B-schools in India would definitely have crossed your mind. Ramnath Kanakdandi, National CAT course Director, T.I.M.E. talks about 5 reasons why you should do an MBA and 5 reasons why people tend to be afraid of preparing for an MBA. Read the full article given on this page to know all the aspects related to the Common Admission Test and the myth and truth related to it.
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5 Reasons why you should do an MBA
The biggest advantage that an MBA gives you is growth. The rate of growth, in other words 'the time taken to climb the organisational ladder' is the shortest in general for MBAs. And with growth, money naturally follows.
We hear about the Rs. 1 crore plus packages that students from the IIMs get every year. Looking beyond these, one can conservatively expect a package of 10-21 lakhs after an MBA from one of the top-25 B-schools in India. And mind you, these numbers are for a fresh out of B-school graduate. So, for even an average engineering graduate MBA offers at least a 5 fold jump over his pre-MBA salary.
Doing what you like
The sheer diversity of jobs, the extent of responsibility and ownership that you get as an MBA in your job make it worth your while. You get to choose from a range of specialisations such as Marketing, Advertising, Finance, Strategy, Consulting etc.
If you recall the slew of recessions that have hit the global economy over the past 10 years and how vulnerable every job becomes, it'd help to also remember that your job as an MBA is one of the safest ones given the wide range of capabilities that MBAs have which will make them a fit for multiple industries as compared to those who specialise in a single industry. This is particularly true for testing times like these where it helps if one is a fit for multiple industries.
Ask yourself, who'd you like to be – a one in a hundred graduates working for a company or the one who is overseeing their performance. Let it be said that an MBA definitely provides better recognition, opportunities to network and credibility too.
5 Myths about MBA entrances and the truth behind them
Myth: I'd first get 2-3 years of experience and then prepare for MBA
Truth: Your salary post MBA would be a lot higher than before and if we are to look for a job in 3 years time, the work experience as an MBA would be more relevant and get you better jobs. Also, the weightage for work-ex is not very high (only up to 10-15%) and that too in very few B-schools.
Myth: Only students with exceptional academic background can get into the top B-schools
Truth: Only a few B-schools have more than 10-15% weightage to past acads in the overall selection process.
Myth: You need to be super-intelligent to clear CAT
Truth: Even an average student can manage good percentile score with proper planning and hard work and that means getting a call from some of the top colleges.
Myth: The money needed to get into MBA is very high.
Truth: The government has extensive schemes for Education loans and your MBA dream need not be killed just for the want of money.
Myth: The placements at the B-schools have been poor and an MBA is no guarantee for a job
Truth: An MBA is no guarantee for a job. You do need to work hard enough in the MBA program to land top jobs. If you get into a top B-schools, your prospects are really good. The recent average salaries at the top schools like IIM Ahmedabad have crossed 25 lakh per annum.
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Questions related to CAT
If I get 574 marks neet ug 2020 from obc cat then what chances for getting govt college in rajasthan
As you have not mentioned your home state so considering it as Rajasthan according to your profile.
See it is little bit difficult to predict exactly whether you will get seat in any government medical college or not because different colleges have different cut-offs for State quota and All India Quota. Also, cut-offs are bound to change every year depending upon various factors such as the number of candidates appearing in an examination, the number of candidates qualifying an examination, difficulty level of the paper, and so on.
But if we go through previous years NEET cut-off trends in Rajasthan then there are good chances for you to get seat in some of the GMCs, the reason being is last year the lowest cut-off marks was 564 for Government Medical College, Barmer for Management quota seat under Home State quota for OBC category.
You can check the previous years cut-offs through the link given below :-
To have a list of all those colleges which you can get based upon your marks, category, and state you can use NEET College Predictor:-
I hope this information helps you.
I have scored 90.2% in 10 and scored 95.6% in class 12 with (commerce+maths) and currently I will be joining the University of Delhi for B.com.(Hons), I want to enrich my profile to make it CAT interview ready. please suggest some tips and activities which I should follow during this 3 year?
Hope you're doing well.
Your academics are quite strong. MBA colleges such as IIMs, FMS, etc , they look for people who have a good academic record, CAT percentile of more that 95, mostly. And, if you have a good hold of communication skills(professional), you'll surely be preffered.
Apart from CAT preparation, During your Bcom, just focus on your studies and try to keep your CGPA decent and good. Try to engage in extra curricular activities. Work on developing your skills. And, if you have working experience, more preference would be given to you. So, you should do a few internships and if possible get some job experience after completing Bcom. You should follow books like RS agarwal and arun sharma for a good hold of quantitative aptitude, logical reasoning, data interpretation, verbal and nonverbal reasoning.
All the best.
i got 48 rank in ews cat in bhu msc zoology do i have any chance of getting admission in bhu or its affiliated colleges..? please reply asap
As per your rank in EWS CAT in Banaras Hindu University, you are eligible to get admission in main campus. Also you are more preferable to get admission in affiliated colleges of Banaras Hindu University which offer Msc Zoology. Visit the official website for regular updates regarding counselling and other admission process.
I got 472 marks in neet 2020. i belong to BC-b cat . can i get mbbs seat in andhra pradesh under female quota? please suggest me the colleges in which there are chances to get seat
As per the NEET Marks you have secured & your Estimate RANK is 2409, As per marks specified by you and based on the community BC-B Women there is a chance to get MBBS seat in following colleges as per the last year admissions
1. Govt. Medical College Govt. General Hospital Road, Anantapur,
2. Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences Putlampalli, Cuddapah District,
3. Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences Srikakulam, Srikakulam District,
4. G.S.L.General Hospital & Medical College NH-5, Laxmipuram, Rajahmundry-533294, East Godavari District,
5. Katuri Medical College Katuri Nagar, Chinakondrupadu, Guntur-522019, Guntur District.
As per the last year admissions with last rank admitted in various colleges,
For more details on NEET Cutoff, Fee, Colleges Information on NEET Predictor please refer below mentioned link :
how much time is required to prepare for CAT exams. Is Four months enough? would be completing BTech by 2021 July.
The preparation time totally depends upon your background knowledge and the source and method you are following. It really depends from people to people and 4 months is also good, if you have enough knowledge for preparing according.
In this 4 months you can solve sample paper and solve last years paper.
For more information ,go through the given link below:-