Garima Singhal

Garima SinghalGarima Singhal

CATKing Andheri – NMIMS PGDM (Call)


Secret SUCCESS Mantra:

Believe you can do it!


Which exams did you appear for?

I have appeared for NMAT and SNAP.


What is your score in the exam?

NMAT: 207, SNAP: 87%tile


What all Colleges Interview Calls Have you received?

NMIMS PGDM


Since when did you start preparing?

I started preparing since end of September 2016.


How did you prepare for each section of the exam?

First step was to prepare a strategy and get a hand around the syllabus. CATKing Quora Page and YouTube strategy videos helped a lot.


How many mock exams did you give?

CATKing 10 CAT mocks and 5 NMAT mocks were more than enough to increase my confidence and enhance my performance.


How many hours did you invest in studying per day?

I studied for 2-3 hours per day.


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

DI was my weak area and to improve that I practiced every possible type of DI sets from actual papers.

My strong area is LR.


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

Quant – Arithmetic focusing on Percentages.

Verbal – Para jumbles can be tricky

LR – Arrangement

DI – learn tables, squares and cubes.


What was your D-Day Strategy?

My D-Day strategy was to keep my cool and calm, have a snicker or any chocolate to keep up the sugar level, have a good sleep before D-Day and believe that you can do it.


How was your overall experience?

My overall experience was good. I got a bit nervous as it was a new and first experience but eventually got adapted.


One Secret SUCCESS Mantra

Believe you can do it!