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5 Reasons to Prepare for CAT 2019 Online

Punjab News Express | May 07, 2019 04:42 PM

The CAT 2019 exam is a few months away and currently a hot pie among all the competitive exams in the market. With the recent fantastic placement reports released by some of the greatest management institutes like FMS, IIFT, SPJIMR, XLRI, MDI among others, more and more students are now gravitating towards a management career. The exam, however, sees tough competition and students go all tooth and nail in preparing for the same. Some go the self study way, while many resort to Online CAT Coaching as well.

 The CAT exam is a computer-based test conducted by the IIMs to help enable students to secure admission in the MBA programmes of the 20 IIMs spread across the country along with other reputed management institutes. A graduate degree with at least 50% aggregate from a recognized university would be the basic eligibility criteria to appear for the CAT 2019 exam. A stellar academic record would be helpful in getting shortlisted into a college of your own choice and IIMs as well for that matter. Notably, the CAT 2018 exam saw over 2.40 lakh registrations with 10,000 retakers for the exam. There was a remarkable increase in the ratio of female CAT aspirants as well.

 For CAT 2019, the registration process will begin in the first week of August 2019 and will remain open for over 45 days. The exam is conducted by any of the IIMs of the country every year on a rotational basis. The CAT 2019 exam will be held by the conducting body of IIM Kozhikode.

If your aim is the CAT 2019 exam, the first thing you should do before jumping into its preparation is to gain familiarity with the CAT exam pattern, syllabus, marking scheme and the resources/tools one can employ to obtain a good score in the exam.

However, preparing for CAT 2019 online is relatively different from preparing it the traditional way. The former is a more convenient way to approach the exam and study for the CAT exam, as it allows you flexibility in terms of your study schedule, saves time wasted on commuting to and fro and are also relatively affordable.

There are also a variety of online coachings offering excellent study material and faculty for preparation. One of the premium ones being CareerAnna which offers Online CAT Coaching, Mock Test Series, a comprehensive Study Plans and the likes. It offers lectures and study material in both written and video formats besides personal mentorship and guidance. If in case you could not fare well in CAT 2018, CareerAnna can guide you step-by-step to help you realise your dream in CAT 2019.

Benefits of choosing an Online CAT Coaching

The world is rapidly adapting to the new technological revolution which has even generated multiple jobs in fields like Digital Marketing, Python Programming, Data Science among others. Consequently, there is also a massive boom observed in the field of online education. A recent survey on CAT preparation methodology indicates 26% aspirants resorting to online coaching despite a major share of student/working professionals still opting to go for the traditional method of learning.

In the present times when everything is done online from booking cabs to ordering food to buying clothes, even education can be availed online. There are a lot of short and long-term programmes that allows enroling online and includes full fledged degrees as well. Therefore, since every one should try and utilise facilities that come their way, similarly, there is no harm in resorting to a CAT 2019 Coaching as well.

  • You can relish flexibility in classes and schedule the class as per your convenience, unlike traditional coaching classes where you have to commute to and fro from your class and report at a fixed time, come what may.
  • It will be highly affordable in comparison to attending an offline coaching. The latter will make you incur higher expenditure including a higher fee structure, travelling costs, lodging/boarding etc.
  • You can find the updated study material online, read it as per your convenience and download it like a hard copy/PDF as well. Offline material takes time in altering relevant study material in case any changes are introduced in the exam pattern/syllabus, while online material is updated instantly and is easily accessible as well.
  • Offline classes cannot be viewed again at leisure, unlike online classes, wherein you can view and review your recorded classes any number of times that you like. This is one great USP of online coaching.

How to choose the perfect online coaching for CAT 2019

Enrol for a demo class first to understand their pedagogy and if they are worth your time and money. Check if the coaching centres are delivering high-quality lectures and duly answering all your queries, besides providing quality study material in adequate proportions.

  • Do not forget to check if the coaching provides full-length Mock Tests timely. If yes, check if the tests are as per the updated CAT 2019 Exam Pattern.
  • Besides the aforementioned factors, you should also make sure to gather other relevant information like batch size, availability of doubt-clarification classes, course modules, feedback from aspirants, supportive faculty etc.

CAT 2019 resides among the most competitive exams of the country, which if aced, can help you dance your way towards your dream B-school. Not to scare you, but the road to your favourite dream college, just like success, is riddled with plenty of obstacles. However, dedication, perseverance and the right preparation will surely make you reach your destination. Therefore, resort to a high-quality CAT 2019 Online Coaching and make your time, energy and money worth your while.


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