Nikhil Nerkar

default-profileNikhil Nerkar

Andheri GDPI – NMIMS Mumbai (Call)


Secret SUCCESS Mantra:

Prepare every section equally well to ACE the exam.


Which exams did you appear for?

I have appeared for CAT, XAT and NMAT.


What is your score in the exam?

NMAT: 212, CAT: 94.94%tile, XAT: 95.96


What all Colleges Interview Calls Have you received?

NMIMS Mumbai


Since when did you start preparing?

I started preparing since September 2016.


How did you prepare for each section of the exam?

Being good at Quant and Logic, I gave as many mocks as I can. For Verbal I tried to read things I like such as Technical articles, Magazines, etc.


How many mock exams did you give?

I gave about 12-15 mock exams for CAT and 1-2 mock exams for rest of the exams.


How many hours did you invest in studying per day?

I studied for 1-2 hours during initial phase and 6-8 hours a week before the exam.


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

My strong area was Quant from the beginning.

My weak area was Verbal and I am still working on it to perform well in CDPI.


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

LR-DI, unpredictable as always, but practice will make you perfect.


What was your D-Day Strategy?

Solve as many questions as you can but respect difficult questions and hunt for easy ones.


How was your overall experience?

Managing study along with work is not that easy but that is what would make you good at time management and good impact in GDPI.


One Secret SUCCESS Mantra

Prepare every section equally well to ACE the exam.