IIM Bill not a significant threat to premier private B schools; global accreditation, placements, student experience key: Dr Ranjan Banerjee, Dean SPJIMR

Almost three years after stepping into the shoes of a legend Dr ML Shrikant, Dr Rajan Banerjee, Dean, SPJIMR has a lot to talk about. On the back of multi-dimensional improvements, SPJIMR has cemented its place amongst India’s Top 5 B-schools along with IIMA, IIMC, IIMB and XLRI, while shrugging off competition from some IIMs, MDI and others.

XAT 2018: Crack Decision Making (DM) in 2 simple ways; 1st person account by Lovish Soien, XAT topper with 99.49 percentile and student at XLRI

­­XLRI-XAT 2018 exam will have one key percentile determiner which is not present in other MBA entrance exams. Decision making (DM) section makes XAT exam a different MBA entrance test. Many candidates who crack other key sections in XAT exam find it difficult to score even reasonably well in decision making section and don’t get admission to their dream B-school – XLRI Jamshedpur.

Couldn’t do well in CAT 2017 exam? Apply to XAT, CMAT, MAT; Exam Dates, Test Pattern, MBA colleges accepting exam score

If you appeared in CAT 2017 on November 26, 2017 and were not able to do well in all the sections and are now in a dilemma what to do next whether due to sectional dip in percentile, you would get a call from one of the top IIMs or other MBA colleges like FMS Delhi, MDI Gurgaon, SPJIMR Mumbai or others, you don’t need to worry as there are still better options open to improve your score and get the desired top B-school.

XAT 2018: Prepare with CAT in revised online exam pattern; last date to apply closes on November 30

It has become easier now to prepare for online XAT 2018 while preparing for CAT 2017 exam since both the exams have now become computer based exams. Moreover the test sections in XAT 2018 are not much different than CAT except that XAT has standalone Decision Making section which is very important also.

XLRI Summer Placements 2018 concluded in 2 days; records Rs. 5 lakhs as highest stipend for 2 months

Xavier School of Management, (XLRI) Jamshedpur has completed its Summer Internship Placement Process (SIP) of 2017 in just two days. The batch of 2017-19 consisting of 364 students has achieved 100% placement. The median and average stipend at XLRI has increased by over 20%, and the highest stipend has gone upto Rs. 5 lakhs for two months.

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Don’t depend on CAT 2017 only: Apply for XAT, SNAP or NMAT and choose the best

If you have applied for CAT 2017, you should also opt at least for one or more than one MBA entrance exams like XAT 2018, SNAP 2017, NMAT 2017 to keep your MBA admission chances open in good B-schools. On the other hand if you have missed to apply for CAT 2017, you should avail the opportunity not to miss your application for other exams as equally good B-schools would accept XAT, SNAP and NMAT scores to short list you for next round of admission.

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MBA Admission 2018: SPJIMR, XLRI, MDI, IMT, XIMB announce Criteria, fee, last date, cut offs

Top B-schools have announced their MBA/PGDM admission criteria for 2018-20 batch. Few of them have also announced the minimum required percentile score in CAT 2017 and XAT 2018 exams to help the aspirants to ascertain their admission chances after declaration of CAT 2017 and XAT 2018 result.

Below is shared the admission criteria with acceptable exams like CAT 2017 or XAT 2018 or both, fee structure, last date to apply for admission to XLRI Jamshedpur, SPJIMR Mumbai, MDI Gurgaon, IMT Ghaziabad and XIMB Bhubaneswar.

XAT 2018: Exam goes Online with 3½ hours duration on Jan 7; registration open now

60 years legacy of XLRI-XAT as paper based test is broken with the announcement of Online XAT 2018 to be held on January 7, 2018 in 3½ hours duration. Online registration for XAT 2018 has been opened by XLRI, the XAT 2018 conducting institute on August 16 and will remain open till November 30 without late fee.

Releasing the XAT 2018 notification, XLRI has changed and revamped the XAT 2018 exam pattern from paper pen based to online computer based test. Sharing about the changed pattern of XAT 2018 exam  XLRI has informed “Mode of Examination is Online.”

XLRI Placements 2017: Average salary shoots up to Rs.19.21 LPA; More PPOs with higher salary packages offered

Placement 2017 at Xavier School of Management (XLRI) has concluded with higher salary packages for its current outgoing batch of 2015-17, the largest batch to ever sit for final placements in the history of XLRI. The Final Recruitment process at XLRI saw more PPOs/PPIs offered by the recruiters to the students.

XLRI’s unrivalled reputation for its Human Resources Program was clearly visible as the HR students secured excellent job offers across sectors viz. Consulting, FMCG, General Management and other sectors in large numbers.

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