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Name: Chetana Patra
Written Percentile: 99.99
GD + PI + PAR Score: 33
Final Rank: 3
Current Status: Pursuing MBA @ JBIMS in the First Year (Batch 2008-2010)
Interview with Chetana Patra
Question: Tell us something about your background.
Answer: I have done my Bachelors in Biotechnology from Ramnarain Ruia College. I am a fresher.
Question: What is your goal in life and why did you want to pursue Management?
Answer: I wish to contribute to the best of my capabilities to a respectable firm and be respected for my work.
Question: How did you prepare for CET?
Answer: I concentrated a lot on my speed, be it in numericals, logic or verbal ability. I solved numerous mock test papers, timed them, and analyzed each one of them in detail.
Question: Please enumerate the difference between CET and other management exams.
Answer: CET is entirely speed-based and the questions involve a lot of quick-thinking and application of logic on most questions. Grammar and visual reasoning are two aspects that set apart CET exam from other MBA exams.
Question: What is the difficulty level of CET as compared to CAT?
Answer: The competition in the CET exam is immense, and is an exam wherein you have to maintain a consistently high performance throughout the duration of the exam. Even a single question answered incorrectly can jeopardise your chances of getting into a B-school of your choice.
Question: What were the salient features of your CET preparations during the last 10 days to CET?
Answer: Solving more and more mock test papers, analyzing them, being thorough with all formulae and taking adequate rest.
Question: What was your strategy for the CET exam day?
Answer: Keeping a cool mind on the D-Day, so that I could have high focus and concentration. Believing in myself and my capabilities was the key to boosting my self-confidence, which in turn made me perform to the best of my abilities.
Contributed by -
The Corporate Relations Committee,
Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai.