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The Analytical Writing section of the GRE® revised General Test consists of two separately timed analytical writing tasks:
- An Analyze an Issue task
- An Analyze an Argument task
Analyze An Issue Task
The Analyze an Issue task assesses your ability to think critically about a topic of general interest and to clearly express your thoughts about it in writing. Each issue statement makes a claim that you can discuss from various perspectives and apply to many different situations or conditions. The issue statement is followed by a set of specific instructions. The specific instructions could be one of the following:
- Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement and explain your reasoning for the position you take. In developing and supporting your position, you should consider ways in which the statement might or might not hold true and explain how these considerations shape your position.
- Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the recommendation and explain your reasoning for the position you take. In developing and supporting your position, describe specific circumstances in which adopting the recommendation would or would not be advantageous and explain how these examples shape your position.
- Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the claim. In developing and supporting your position, be sure to address the most compelling reasons or examples that could be used to challenge your position.
- Write a response in which you discuss which view more closely aligns with your own position and explain your reasoning for the position you take. In developing and supporting your position, you should address both of the views presented above.
- Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the claim AND the reason on which that claim is based.
- Write a response in which you discuss your views on the policy above and explain your reasoning for the position you take. In developing and supporting your position, you should consider the possible consequences of implementing the policy and explain how these consequences shape your position.
The revised Quantitative Reasoning section contains four types of questions:
- Multiple-choice Questions — Select One Answer Choice
- Multiple-choice Questions — Select One or More Answer Choices
- Numeric Entry Questions
- Quantitative Comparison Questions
Each question appears either independently as a discrete question or as part of a set of questions called a Data Interpretation set. All of the questions in a Data Interpretation set are based on the same data presented in tables, graphs or other displays of data. Below are descriptions, directions and samples of each type of question.
Multiple-choice Questions — Select One Answer Choice
These questions are multiple-choice questions that ask you to select only one answer choice from a list of five choices.
Sample QuestionsDirections: Select a single answer choice.
The GRE Verbal Reasoning section of the GRE® revised General Test contains three types of questions:
- Reading Comprehension
- Text Completion
- Sentence Equivalence
Reading Comprehension questions appear in sets; Text Completion and Sentence Equivalence questions are independent.
Reading Comprehension Questions:
There are three types of Reading Comprehension questions:
- Multiple-choice Questions: Select One Answer Choice: These are the traditional multiple-choice questions with five answer choices of which you must select one.
- Multiple-choice Questions: Select One or More Answer Choices: These provide three answer choices and ask you to select all that are correct; one, two or all three of the answer choices may be correct. To gain credit for these questions, you must select all the correct answers, and only those; there is no credit for partially correct answers.
- Select-in-Passage: The question asks you to click on the sentence in the passage that meets a certain description. To answer the question, you choose one of the sentences and click on it; clicking anywhere on a sentence will highlight it.
Entrance Test For Admission To MBA/PGDBM/MBA-LE
Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar was established in January 1997 for advancement of technical education & development. The University has under its affiliation 380 Engineering & Architect, Management & Hotel Management and Pharmacy colleges. Punjab as been one of the most prosperous state in India ever since Independence by way of green and white revolution, however, this achievement was washed over due to insufficient and affordable technical manpower and absence of innovative upgradation in technologies the industries of the State logged behind as compared to other States like Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.
To Address this issue of Te
SNAP Test For Symbiosis Postgraduate Programmes
Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) Test is a common and mandatory written test for the admission to all the Post-Graduate Institutes of Symbiosis International University. However, it is only the first step. In addition, a candidate has to undergo the selection process of the desired Institute to qualify for the admission to the Post-Graduate programme of that Institute.
Addressing the outstanding demand from the student community, SIU has started with effect from this year Commence an additional test for non-MBA Courses as follows:
- SIMC – MMC- (For Pune campus only)
- SIG – M. Sc (Geoinformatics)
Fellow Programme in Management (FPM):
The FPM seeks high quality candidates with strong academic background, preferably with professional experience, and intellectual curiosity needed for scholarship in management.
Candidates should have:
A Master’s degree* in any discipline, with at lease 55 per cent marks (High second class) and at least 50% marks at Bachelor’s degree level OR
A Bachelor’s degree** with complete professional qualifications like CA, ICWA, CS with at least 55 percent marks and with minimum of two years post-qualification work experience OR
A B.E./B.Tech. Degree with at least 60 per cent marks with a minimum of two years’ post-qualification work experience.
Applications are invited for Admission to the following Programmes for the academic session: 2012 – 2014
MBA – International Business (IB)
MBA – international Banking and Finance
MBA – Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management, Delhi, is a premier and dynamic institute in management and information technology education. It was established by the Lal Bahadur Shastri Educational Trust in Delhi. Over the years it has emerged as one of the premier institutes in the country imparting affordable value based management and technology education. It has widespread support of the corporate world both at national and international levels. Developing professionals with humane, pragmatic and team approach is the major aim of the institute. The Institute has been consistently ranked among the top Business Schools in the country.
The Institute is conveniently located in its own state of the art building in Dwarka, New Delhi.
About the Programme:
The Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) is the doctoral Programme of Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB). The FPM at IIMB is globally recognized as a rigorous and interdisciplinary research Programme in all areas of business management and public policy. The Programme is committed to training individuals who will excel in their area of research through publication quality work of international standard.
Areas of Specializations:
FPM Students specialize in one of the following Areas:
- Corporate Strategy & Policy
- Economics & Social Sciences
- Finance & Control
- Organizational Behavior & Human Resource Management
- Production & Operations Management
- Quantitative Methods
- Information Systems
- Public Policy & Public Systems
Applications are invited on plain paper from eligible candidates latest by Sep 3, 2011 for the temporary position given below, under the U.G.C. Project entitled, “An exploratory study on antecedents of ethnocentrism, consumer ethnocentrism and purchase intention of consumers” in the Department of Business Administration, University of Lucknow . The appointment will be made purely on a temporary basis for two years up to the end of the project. The appointment can be terminated at any given time without notice or without assigning any reason thereof. The person engaged shall not be entitled for any claim implicit or explicit for absorption in the University.
Applications on the prescribed form are invited from eligible candidates for the Entrance Test for admission to 2-year Master of Hospital Management (MHM) programme (Self-Supporting) (with an internship period of six months after the 2-year period) for the year 2010-11. The University reserves the right to change or modify any of the rules and regulations including the scheme of examination and the syllabi of the course at any time.
About the Course:
Course Name: Master of Hospital Management (MHM)
Course Duration: Minimum of Two years (4 semesters) and 6 months of compulsory internship to be completed within a maximum period of four years.
Eligibility For Admission:
Any graduate, MBBS, BAMS, BHMS, BNYS and BDS with a minimum of 40% marks in the group subjects by any University recognized by the University Grants Commission. For candidates belonging to SC/ST category, a pass is sufficient.
The course fee is Rs.60,000/- per year plus Rs.2,000/- towards Admission fee (one time only). At the time of admission the candidate has to pay a counseling fee of Rs.50/- (Rs.25/- for SC/ST candidates) and a recognition fee of Rs.125/- in case of degree holders of other universities. For SC/ST/BC/EBC candidates whose parents’ income is less than Rs.1,00,000/-, the fee will be Rs.42,000/- Fee shall be paid on the day of the counseling. No extension of time will be given. Fee can be paid in cash or by DD on any nationalized bank drawn in favor of the Registrar, Vikrama Simhapuri University payable at Nellore. Fees once paid will not be refunded.
Admission Procedure: Admission is through an Entrance Test. Based on the rank secured in the Entrance Test and as per the reservations rules in vogue. Admission will be given to successful candidate.
College & Seats: The course is offered by Vikrama Simhapuri University. The classes will be run in the premises of Narayana Hospitals, Nellore, under theUniversity-Industry hub by an MoU. The intake of the course is 30 seats. The Course will be run only if a minimum of 15 candidates join the course.
Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) on January 8, 2012(XAT) :
Eligibility For XLRI Programmes:
The criteria remains unchanged, as given in on XLRI's website
"In its pursuit of academic excellence, XLRI actively encourages the students from diverse backgrounds. While preparing the short-listed candidates for the interview, in addition to XAT performance, we may factor in academic ability and the relevant work experience. Besides performance in the personal interviews (and/or group discussions) we also consider XAT performance, relevant work experience, academic ability, extra curricular activities etc. while preparing the final list."
Fees: There will be no increase in application fees for Xavier Aptitute Test (XAT) 2012.
There will be an increase in the number of XAT centres to reach out to more interested candidates. Details of the same would be released in due course of time, once the centers are finalised. This has been done to prevent inconvenience to candidates who otherwise have to travel to other cities for giving XAT.
Bank Branches: The number of branches for the registration for XAT and for applying to XLRI would be significantly increased. The details of the Bank and the branches would be given once they are finalised.
Registration: Registration will start on 20th of September (already announced on XLRI's website).
FPM (Fellow Programme in Management) Admissions 2012
Fellow Programme in Management
The Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) is the doctoral programme of Indian
Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB).The FPM at IIMB is globally recognized,
and is a premier source of rigorous, and inter-disciplinary research in all
areas of business management and public policy including, corporate strategy and
policy, economics and social sciences, finance and control, marketing
management, organization behavior and human resources management, production and
Common Admission Test (CAT) 2011The Common Admission Test (CAT), a prerequisite for admission to the various Management Programmes of the Indian Institutes of Management (IIM) at Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Calcutta, Indore, Kashipur, Kozhikode, Lucknow, Raipur, Ranchi, Rohtak, Shillong, Tiruchirappalli and Udaipur will be held between October 22, 2011 and November 18, 2011 at 36 Test Centres across the country.
CAT is a computer-based test (CBT) in which a candidate reads the questions on a computer terminal and chooses an answer by clicking on the correct option. The total duration of CAT 2011 will be two hours and thirty-five minutes including a 15 minute tutorial session to be provided before the start of the test and the actual examination which will be of 140 minutes duration Educational Qualification :A candidate who has either secured or is likely to secure a first class Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology or a first class Master’s degree in Science (with Mathematics or Statistics at Bachelor’s level) or a first class Master’s degree in Economics or Commerce (with Mathematics or Statistics at Bachelor’s level) is eligible for admission. Selection will be based on application rating, performance in CAT for domestic students and GMAT for international students, and candidate’s performance in group discussion and personal interview. Post-qualification work experience in industrial organizations will be given due consideration. The School follows Government of India norms regarding eligibility and reservation of seats for qualified Scheduled Caste/Tribe candidates, Other Backward Classes and Persons with Disability.
Uranium Corporation of India Limited (UCIL), a Public Sector Enterprise under the administrative control of the Department of Atomic Energy having its headquarter and registered office at Jaduguda Mines P.O., District East Singhbhum, Jharkhand. Company is engaged in mining and processing of uranium ore. Company is presently running five underground mines, an opencast mine, two Processing Plants and a by-product recovery plant – all in Singhbhum (East) district of Jharkhand. Company is also poised for a massive expansion in different parts of the country. UCIL is a scheduled ‘B’ company and following IDA pattern of pay scales revised w.e.f. 01.01.2007.
01-Post Name: Addl. Manager (Personnel) Dy.Manager (Personnel)
No. of Posts: 02 (UR-01,OBC-01)
Pay Band: (24,900-50,500)-E3 - (20,600-46,500)-E2
Age Limit: 35 years - 30 years
Qualifications: Degree in any discipline with 02(two) years full time recognized PG Degree/Diploma in Personnel Management, Labour/Social Welfare, Industrial Relations or MBA with specialization in Personnel Management.
02-Post Name: Management
No. of Posts: 05 (UR-3, SC-1, ST-1)
Pay Band: Rs.16400/- plus prevailing DA thereon
Age Limit: 28 years
Qualifications: Degree in Chemical Engg./Metallurgical Engg./M.Sc. in Mineral Processing from a University/recognized Institution.
03-Post Name: Asstt. Manager (Accounts)
No. of Posts: 03 (UR-02,01-OBC)
Pay Band: (16400-40500)-E1
Age Limit: 30 years
Qualifications: Final CA/ICWA/MBA (Finance) from a university or recognized institution. The candidate should have post qualification experience in Accounts Department of a PSU/large concern for at least 02 years in areas like Works Accounting, Project Accounting and finalization of Accounts. Should have worked in computerized environment and have knowledge of ORACLE, Data Base & preparation of forms and reports etc.
04-Post Name: Management
No. of Posts: 05 (UR-2,OBC-1,SC-01,ST-1)
Pay Band: Rs.16400/- plus prevailing DA thereon
Age Limit: 28 years
Qualifications: Degree in Mining Engineering from a University/recognized Institution.
05-Post Name: Management Trainee (Electrical)
MBA, PG DIPLOMA, ADVANCED DIPLOMA, DIPLOMA IN LOGISTICS ADMISSIONS 2011
Indian Institute of Logistics conducts its own programs in Logistics and related subjects (Accredited Vocational Training Centre) and does not teach any Foreign Institute courses. VELS UNIVERSITY, Chennai, London School of Business Management, London award its renowned certificates in recognition of excellence of IIL programs. The certificate is conferred by VELS University, Chennai and London school of Business Management and do not come under the purview of AICTE. Vels University, Chennai is under section 3 of UGC Act 1956.
About the Course:
This booklet gives information about the Admission Procedure and Admission Test of following FULL TIME –FT. Programmes for academic year commencing from June 2012.
|SR.NO||NAME OF THE PROGRAM||NO OF SEATS|
|2||MBA Actuarial Science||30|
|4||MBA Capital Market||60|
|6||MBA Pharmaceutical Management||60|
|7||PGDM –Bangalore campus||120|
|8||PGDM –Hyderabad campus||60|
1. Vinod Gupta School of Management (VGSOM) uses CAT for short-listing candidates for its MBA programme. IIMs have no role either in the selection process or in the conduct of the programme.
2. The CAT advertisement came out on August 7th 2011.
3. VGSOM advertisement on Admissions to 2012-2014 MBA Programme would be released on August 17th 2011 in the leading newspapers.
4. VGSOM e-Brochure on 2012-2014 MBA Admissions.
5. The following are the guidelines pertaining to 2012-2014 MBA Admissions-
A candidate who has either secured or is likely to secure a first class Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology or a first class Master’s degree in Science (with Mathematics or Statistics at Bachelor’s level) or a first class Master’s degree in Economics or Commerce (with Mathematics or Statistics at Bachelor’s level) is eligible for admission. Selection will be based on application rating, performance in CAT for domestic students and GMAT for international students, and candidate’s performance in group discussion and personal interview. Post-qualification work experience in industrial organizations will be given due consideration. The School follows Government of India norms regarding eligibility and reservation of seats for qualified Scheduled Caste/Tribe candidates, Other Backward Classes and Persons with Disability.
6. Domestic candidates seeking admission to the MBA Programme of VGSOM must complete the following procedures:
About the Course:
1. Course Name: Postgraduate Programme in Corporate Management (PGPCS)
Course Duration: 2-years
2. Course Name: Postgraduate Programme in Risk Management(PGPRM)
Course Duration: 1 year
About the Programme:
The Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) is the doctoral programme of the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. The objective of the programme is to provide students with necessary skills to identify and research complex issues in the field of management. FPM seeks candidates with outstanding academic backgrounds, intellectual curiosity and discipline needed to make scholarly contribution.
The objective of the One-Year Post-Graduate Diploma in Information Management is to impart quality training and education in the field of information management for preparing entry-level professionals with capabilities to assist and manage information systems in organizations. The programme imparts knowledge and understanding of principles and concepts in the disciplinary areas that underpin the field of information management.
About the Course:
Course Name: PGD in Information Management
Eligibility: Graduates in any Discipline
|Sr. No.||Particulars||Amount (INR)||Foreign Nationals|
Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. is India's largest company by sales with a turnover of Rs. 3,28,744 crore and profit of Rs. 7445.48 crore for the year 2010-11.
IndianOil is the highest ranked Indian company in the latest Fortune ‘Global 500’ listings, ranked at the 98th position. IndianOil's vision is driven by a group of dynamic leaders who have made it a name to reckon with.
In this section, read about IndianOil’s business and its spread across the country & abroad. You can also know about IndianOil's current financial performance, special initiatives and recognitions & awards that have come its way.
IndianOil offers 2600 Scholarships for Students of 10+/ITI, Engineering, MBBS & MBA Courses on merit cum means basis
1. "IndianOil Merit Scholarships Scheme" for 10+/ITI studies
New Pattern for CAT 2011 Announce by IIMS
Here is news for those who want to crack the Common Admission Test (CAT) and get into prestigious institutes of management. As the students gear up to give it their best shot in CAT 2011, the IIMs on Monday announced a changed module for the exam.
CAT 2011 will now have only two sections and not three as earlier and the
examination time has been extended to 140 minutes.
IIMs and their partner in conducting the online CAT test -Parametric -- said that the two sections would be: Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation and Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning. In the new method the IIMs have clubbed the sections which were divided into three parts in the older method. As per that method the three sections included Verbal Ability, Quantitative Ability and Analytical Reasoning and Data Interpretation.
The candidates will also be provided 15 minutes tutorials before the examination starts. Including the tutorials timing, examination will be of two hours and 35 minutes- (140 minutes of exam and 15 minutes of tutorials).
MANAGEMENT APTITUDE TEST (MAT)
|Last Date for Online Registration||12 August 2011 (Friday)|
|Last Date for submission of registration form along with Demand Draft at AIMA, New Delhi||16 August 2011 (Tuesday)|
Mode of Test
Candidate can choose any ONE of the
two options to take the test:
|PAPER BASED TEST:|
|Test Date:||04 September 2011 (Sunday)|
|Test Timing:||1000-1230 Hrs|
|Reporting Time at the Test Centre||0900 Hrs|
|COMPUTER BASED TEST|
10 September 2011 (Saturday) onwards**
**If the number of candidates registered for Computer Based Test is limited and can be accommodated in a single day; the test will be completed on 10 Sept 2011 itself
In different Time slots at specific test venues; subject to number of candidates registering for Computer Based Test.
|Test Centre City||
|List of Participating Management Institutes||
List of Participating MIs Four Digit codes for Management Institutes/ University Departments accepting the MAT Score are given in the List of Participating Institutes/Universities as MI Code. There are five blocks consisting of four boxes each given in the Form. Fill the codes of those five institutes only where you have applied or are applying for admission.
Important Notice: Applicants are advised to check the approval/recognition status of various programs directly from the concerned Authorities/ Institutes/ Universities.
(Note: No additional fee is to be paid for filling these 5 choices.)
XLRI Jamshedpur, in collaboration with Al Abbas Institute of Technology (AIT), the Educational wing of Al Abbas Group, has invited applications for admission to Executive Post Graduate Programme in Business Management to be conducted at Dubai Campus during the Academic Year 2011-12.