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CAT, XAT, CMAT, CET Expert - Answered on Jun 20, 2024

Patrick Dsouza is the founder of Patrick100.
Along with his wife, Rochelle, he trains students for competitive management entrance exams such as the Common Admission Test, the Xavier Aptitude Test, Common Management Admission Test and the Common Entrance Test.
They also train students for group discussions and interviews.
Patrick has scored in the 100 percentile six times in CAT. He achieved the first rank in XAT twice, in CET thrice and once in the Narsee Monjee Management Aptitude Test.
Apart from coaching students for MBA exams, Patrick and Rochelle have trained aspirants from the IIMs, the Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies and the S P Jain Institute of Management Studies and Research for campus placements.
Patrick has been a panellist on the group discussion and panel interview rounds for some of the top management colleges in Mumbai.
He has graduated in mechanical engineering from the Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad. He has completed his masters in management from the Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai.... more
Asked by Anonymous - Jun 13, 2024Hindi

Sir, pls guide me Which course is best imt dual country program for pgdm or tiss m. A. In social entrepreneurship

Ans: TISS MA is a good course but would take you to different career options as compared to a normal MBA or as compare to IMT course. If you are interested in the kind of careers that are offered after Social Entrepreneurship course then choose that course. But if you are looking for a proper corporate job then IMT.

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Asked by Anonymous - Mar 15, 2024Hindi
Hello Sir, I am civil engineering graduate. I had been preparing for competitive examinations for past few years. I have an experience of 3 years full time working, and 2 years remote need basis assistance in a company. I've a gap of 2 years for the time I went for competitive examination. Now I plan for further studies. I've explored many options. I am confused whether I should pursue MS in Project Management from USA or a M. Tech from IIT. Please guide.
Ans: Hello! It’s great to hear about your educational journey and work experience. Let’s explore the options you’re considering: pursuing an M.S. in Project Management from the USA or an M. Tech from IIT. Both paths have their merits, so let’s break it down:

M.S. in Project Management from the USA
Degree: Master of Science (M.S.)
Location: USA
Duration: Typically 1.5 to 2 years
Skills Focus: Technical, leadership, and business skills for project management
Certifications: Eligible to apply for globally recognized certifications from the Project Management Institute (PMI), such as Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) and Project Management Professional (PMP) 1.
Global Recognition: An M.S. from a reputable U.S. university carries international recognition and can open doors worldwide.
Industry Exposure: Exposure to diverse industries and networking opportunities with professionals from various backgrounds.
STEM Designation: STEM-designated programs allow for Optional Practical Training (OPT) extension, enabling you to work in the U.S. for up to three years after graduation 1.
Cost: U.S. education can be expensive, but scholarships and financial aid options are available.
Career Goals: If you plan to work globally or in multinational companies, an M.S. from the USA may align better.
Admission Process: Requires GRE (Graduate Record Examination) scores and application to U.S. universities.
M. Tech from IIT
Degree: Master of Technology (M. Tech)
Location: India (IITs)
Duration: Typically 2 years
Skills Focus: Specialized technical knowledge in engineering and technology.
IIT Reputation: IITs are renowned for their rigorous academic programs and research.
Cost: Generally more affordable than U.S. education.
Indian Job Market: If you plan to work primarily in India, an M. Tech from IIT holds significant value 2.
Entrance Exam (GATE): Highly competitive; securing a good rank is essential for admission to IITs.
Research Opportunities: IITs offer research-oriented programs, which can be advantageous if you’re interested in specialized fields.
Industry Exposure: May be limited compared to a global exposure.
Decision Factors:
Career Goals: Consider where you see yourself working in the long term.
Financial Situation: Evaluate your budget and scholarship opportunities.
Interest in Research: If you’re inclined toward research, IITs might be a better fit.
Global vs. Local: Decide whether you want to work globally or focus on the Indian job market.
Remember, both paths have their merits. Reflect on your aspirations, weigh the pros and cons, and choose the one that aligns best with your goals. Good luck with your decision!

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