Akshat Bhargava

Akshat BhargavaAkshat Bhargava

CATKing Andheri – NMIMS Mumbai, SIMC, SIIB, SIBM (Calls)


Secret SUCCESS Mantra:

Just go for the kill!


Which exams did you appear for?

I have appeared for GRE, TOEFL, NMAT, CAT and SNAP.


What is your score in the exam?

NMAT: 220, CAT: 62.21%tile, GRE: 309, TOEFL: 103, SNAP: 90.34%tile


What all Colleges Interview Calls Have you received?

NMIMS Mumbai, SIMC, SIIB, SIBM


Since when did you start preparing?

I started preparing since June 2016.


How did you prepare for each section of the exam?

Solving questions from CATKing books especially QA and LR.

For VA, Norman Lewis was sufficient.


How many mock exams did you give?

NMAT: 7                       SNAP: 5

GRE: 15                         CAT: 7

TOEFL: 8


How many hours did you invest in studying per day?

There were no specific hours/day, but I focused on giving quality time to each section of every exam.


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

Strong area – VA and LR

Weak area – QA


Any particular topic(s) in every section you would suggest that the students appearing this year should focus on?

QA/LR – For all exams.

Improving vocabulary.


What was your D-Day Strategy?

Keep calm and composed on the D-Day. Avoid stress activities. Be on time to the test center.


How was your overall experience?

Overall my experience was very good, got to learn a lot about the industry, the ways an MBA has to function, and more importantly where I stand.


One Secret SUCCESS Mantra

Just go for the kill!