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Why IT sector slowdown makes it difficult to crack CAT and Banking Examinations

Interlinking between economy and competitive examinations play a crucial role. Post-2008 financial crisis, the number of students appearing for Common Admission Test (CAT) had come down drastically. Some of the reasons include slowdown in placements and increasing college fee etc. Current year approximately 74,000 fresh engineering graduates were recruited by Indian Information …

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So you want to buy a Depreciating Asset

Maxlife had come up with an excellent ad on overcoming temptation to buy depreciating asset through “Sachchi Advice”. The discussion goes like this: Older: Why do you want to buy a mobile for 50,000. Add some 10,000 and you can buy a bike. Younger: When I am buying a mobile, you are …

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Indian Companies and Data Manipulation

Data Manipulation is one of the most dreaded forms of corporate Crime. The situation is more prevalent in certain industries where there is a greater need  to raise money or keep investors happy or where they need large amounts of money for investment or working capital purpose.  Data fabrication also called data …

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Does 10,000 hour rule apply to PV Sindhu’s Success

In the book “Outliers”, Malcom Gladwell quoted that it takes roughly ten thousand hours of practice to achieve mastery in a field. He based his premise based on the research done by a team of psychologists in Berlin, Germany who studied violin students. Specifically, they studied their practice habits in childhood, adolescence, …

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Admission Criteria of all IIMs

Over last 30 days, we at MBA Den, started publishing admission criteria of various IIMs. The response we got from readers and Social Media was overwhelming and many of you requested us to keep all the relevant info at one place. This post is the culmination of collation of that information. …