Deepak Harjani

Deepak HarjaniDeepak Harjani

CATKing Borivali – IIM Rohtak, SP Jain, IIFT, NMIMS Mumbai (Calls)


Secret SUCCESS Mantra:

If you think and believe that you can do it, you will!


Which exams did you appear for?

I have appeared for CAT, XAT, IIFT and NMAT.


What is your score in the exam?

CAT: 96.32%tile, NMAT:213, XAT: 96.377%tile, IIFT: 98.77%tile


What all Colleges Interview Calls Have you received?

IIM Rohtak, SP Jain, IIFT, NMIMS Mumbai


Since when did you start preparing?

I started preparing since August 2016.


How did you prepare for each section of the exam?

I had my quant basics strong thanks to the Olympiads, so for the advanced I prioritized my weak areas and attacked them one by one.

I sliced and diced verbal concepts and took one at a time.

For DI/LR, I solved a couple of puzzles from Shakuntala Devi’s book.


How many mock exams did you give?

I gave 14 mock exams.


How many hours did you invest in studying per day?

It was difficult to invest time daily because of my work. However took advantage of weekends to study approximately 2-3 hours a day.


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

Go through online forums.


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

Para  jumbles, data intensive DI sets, Probability and Permutation and Combination.


What was your D-Day Strategy?

Stay calm and do not panic. Do not study as it will not help. Reach the venue on time and rock the world.


How was your overall experience?

Excellent learning experience. The exam coupled with CDPI process completely helps you/ transforms you as a person.


One Secret SUCCESS Mantra

If you think and believe that you can do it, you will!