Official Thread for MDI aspirants

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  • #2109
     Sravanti Badam 
    Participant

    Hi guys,
    Post your CAT 2014 scores here, your doubts, issues etc. and we will guide you in all possible ways regarding MDI process.

    Things to mention:
    Your percentile
    Sectional percentile
    Class X percentage
    Class XII percentage
    Graduation percentage
    Work experience (months)

    All the best! B-) :good:

    #2115
     Sankalp Sharma 
    Participant

    Hey OA 95.75 (VA 95 and QA 93) Any chances for MDI or MDI HR? And do these programs have different cutoffs?

    #2122
     Sankalp Sharma 
    Participant

    CAT-95.75, VA-95.1, QA-92.87, X-95.8%, XII- 81.2%, Btech-6.3,fresher ..Also Does the HR program have a different cutoff?

    #2127
     Sravanti Badam 
    Participant

    @sankalp Your CAT score looks good, so you might get a call. But you need to justify your low CGPA in B.Tech. And yes, the cutoff is different for the HR program.

    #2129
     prajeshgupta 
    Participant

    CAT- 95.96%ile (QA-98.03, VA- 83.83)

    Grad – 61.3

    12th – 81

    10th – 93.4

    WE – 17 months in quality control

    Qualification – BE Mechanical

    Category – general

     

    #2170
     Sravanti Badam 
    Participant

    @prajesh The positives in your profile: Overall CAT percentile looks good and the work experience is also in the related sector. Negatives: Verbal score is a little less. Same with the graduation percentage. So, let’s hope for a call.
    BTW the category doesn’t matter in MDI process, as everyone is considered equal. There’s no reservation system.

    #2196
     prajeshgupta 
    Participant

    @sravanti: Does graduation percentage cause a problem during placements? Will it be a factor for rejection by the interview panel?
    Also, I heard that MDI gives 70% weightage to CAT score, so do you really think there is a chance of a convert at my percentile?

    #2213
     Sravanti Badam 
    Participant

    @prajesh: 1. We can’t generalize things. Considering placements, some companies give weightage to previous acads and others don’t. If you are asking about B-school interviews, previous acads more or less matter. In case you get a shortlist, I’m sure you would be asked about “why 61% in btech” in the MDI interview. So, if you provide a proper and convincing justification, your low score won’t be a factor for rejection.
    2. It is a misconception that MDI has higher weightage for CAT score. I have seen people who couldn’t convert at 99.5+. So, if your profile is good and you do your WAT-GD-PI well, you will definitely convert.

    #2225
     Anant Sanganeria 
    Participant

    OA 95.12

    QA 96.14

    VA 86.03

    10th 93.2

    12th 92.2

    B.tech (up to 7th sem) 9.01

     

     

     

    #2230
     Aman13 
    Participant

    Hello,

    My CAT scores and profile is as follows :

    OA- 95.1

    QA- 92.58 and  VA- 93.76

    B.Tech. (Mechanical)  – 8.489 (CGPA) / 76.4 %

    XII- 89

    X- 92.8

    Work Ex. – Working in family business ( a metal trading company) since July 2013.

    Achievements- My team and I had been honored by Manufacturers’ Association of Faridabad for developing an F1 racing car and participating in a national level racing competition organized by SAE INDIA.

    Extra Curricular- I have participated and won prizes in Fine Arts, Literary and technical events at University level. I was an active member of the respective collegiate clubs. I am a budding painter.

    Please tell me what are my chances of getting a call from MDI and also the chances of converting that call. Awaiting your reply. And kindly throw some light on the IM program offered by MDI. I got to know that students have to look for internships on their own under this program. Is it so ?

    Thanks and Regards,

    Aman Bhatia.

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