Topper Chirag Gupta says bogus testing was his key to success

CAT exam 2021: Topper Chirag Gupta studies BS-MS program at IISER, Pune. It reached 100 percentiles along with 8 other.

CAT 2021 Topper shares success mantra

NEW DELHI: The topper of the Common Admission Test (CAT) 2021, Chirag Gupta from the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Pune, was able to secure the 100 percentile together with 8 others. The mantra behind his success was running mock tests among other strategies, he said.

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This was Gupta’s first attempt at CAT, and he said, “I’ve tried about 60 mock tests from both IMS and Time. A month before the exam, I only took mock tests for the second slot as my B-School entry was in the second Slot was. “

Gupta began preparing for the 2021 CAT exam in March this year and relied on self-study, including following marketable books and taking notes in addition to mock tests. “The mock test actually helps me to find gaps in my preparation that I uncovered in the course of my studies,” says Chirag. He also suggested that MBA candidates try trial tests as much as possible and focus on their preparation so as not to be shared with too many resources.

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Chirag rated the CAT 2021 paper as moderately difficult and said it followed CAT’s model. “I had no problems following the Covid-19 protocol in the exam center. The pandemic didn’t hinder my preparation either, ”said the topper.

Chirag aims to get into one of the three Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) – IIM Ahmedabad, Bangalore and Calcutta as these institutes get the top rankings each year. “I’m not sure if it’s a professional path, but a career in management consulting,” he said.

Chirag is currently studying the BS-MS program at IISER, Pune. His father Dharmendra Gupta is a DGM at SBI Life and his mother Anita Gupta is a housewife.

The CAT result for 2021 was announced on Monday, January 3rd. Nine candidates, all male, scored 100 percentile points. Seven of them are engineers and two are non-engineers. Most of the 100 percentile scorers come from Maharashtra (4), followed by Uttar Pradesh (2).

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