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CAT 2016 Preparation Tips by D. Naresh

Last Updated - September 30, 2016

Darapaneni scored 96.5 percentile in 2011. Darapaneni emphasizes on preparing from various mock tests. D. Naresh believes strongly in Classroom coaching.

Some excerpts from the interview with D. Naresh are mentioned below.

Ques. The institutes that offered you admissions?   

Ans. I got admission in all other top colleges and b schools except IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bombay and IIM Calcutta

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Ques. Apart from CAT which exams do you appear?         



Ques. Mode of Preparation      

Ans. Classroom Coaching

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Ques. Review the Coaching Institutes and what was their role in your story?       

Ans. Coaching institutes like TIME always share your efforts and pain of preparation and makes it more easy.

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Ques. How did you manage CAT preparation schedule along graduation studies/working hours?   

Ans. I allocated my night sleeping time from 10 PM to Next morning 2 AM in preparation

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Ques. Name of the Institute Where You took the Admission     

Ans.IIM Lucknow

Ques. What is Your Five Point Rule to Excel CAT 2015?    What Mock Paper You Took? 


  • Give some time to brush up with basics,
  • Follow proper material and at least one standard Reference book,
  • Follow coaching institute notes and practice day to day sessions.
  • Attend at least two sets of mock tests from two different institutes.
  • Have some leisure chat with friends.

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Ques. Rate the role of your coaching Institute (Classroom or Online Both) in cracking CAT?      

Ans. 9

Ques. Name the Coaching Institute (Online or Classroom)       

Ans. TIME and IMS, Begumpet

Ques. What were your strong and weak areas? How did you prepare and what special efforts did you put for improving your weak areas?     

Ans. Earlier, I was a bit week in English comprehension, but TIME classes and their mock tests made me clear it with ease.

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Ques. What are the websites you followed regularly to practice free sample papers or to get updates?

Ans. ",”

Ques. Quantitative Aptitude: Discuss Your Strategy for the Section

Ans. Prepare from some standard books. Daily practice is very important.

Ques. List the Name of Books You Followed for DI           


Ques. Data Interpretation: Discuss Your Strategy for the Section    

Ans. DI is very much an easy subject if you remember the basics well. Just focus to remember basics well.

Ques. List the Name of Books You Followed for Quant    


Ques. Logical Reasoning: Discuss Your Strategy for the Section     

Ans. Logical reasoning is an important section for which more practice is the only thing to get succeed

Ques. List the Name of Books You Followed for Logical Reasoning

Ans. Verbal and Nonverbal Reasoning by RS Agarwal

Ques. Verbal Ability: Discuss Your Strategy for the Section     

Ans. This is an easy section. You just need to revise your basics all the time and practice more mock tests

Ques. List the Name of Books You Followed for Vocabulary and Grammar                  

Ans. I used Arihant Material

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Ques. Vocabulary and Grammar: Discuss Your Strategy for the Section 

Ans. More practice and more mock tests will help you succeed

Ques. What should be the strategy for someone who is starting just two months before the exam?

Ans. Just attend more mocks till the date of exam

Ques. How Would You Rate the Following Preparation Strategy in terms of their efficiency in your story?


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