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Profile Evaluation Please!! [#permalink] New post 03 Nov 2012, 02:41
Hi Friends.....

I am Devarshi, Male, 28 years, Electrical Engineer from Lucknow, India

My profile;

X---UP Board ---72% (marking was very strict, State Board Topper used to get between 84-90%)
XII----UP Board---- 72% (marking was very strict, State Board Topper used to get between 84-90%)
then a gap of 3 yrs...

B.Tech(Electrical & Electronics)----UP Technical University----66% (CGPA 6.6 on a scale of 10) (Again, not sure how this will convert to US GPA but my class topper must have got 78-80% and State university Topper 82-84%)

Average extra crculars at School and College level.
Played Cricket and Badminton at School and College level...but don't have many certificates to show it)

then 2 years of experience as a Lecturer and a Trainee Engineer in an Electronics company....nothing much significant...was preparing for PSUs and CAT...
July 2009---Selected in Power Grid Corporation of India Limited through All India Test...
CTC 11.5 LPA at that time...
Currently working in PGCIL as an Engineer in Executive cadre with a CTC of 12.5 LPA ( Approx 20000$ per annum....Inhand salary 1000$ per Month...)
work exp in PGCIL ----40 months

Managing the operation of High voltage AC transmission System at 765/400 kV as well as 400/220 kV Sub-stations as Shift in charge.
Managing an Operation and Maintenance Team looking after the Power System Elements such as Power Transformers, Shunt Reactors, Circuit Breakers, Instrument Transformers.
Managing a Testing and Commissioning Team performing on site testing of various power system elements and protection schemes.
Managing a team looking after the functions of Fixed Series Compensator to increase the Power Transmission Capacity of a High Voltage Transmission Line.

Also Attended few certificate Programs such as in Technical Consulting, BSI standards etc.

Have started preparing for GMAT...will be taking it in early 2013.
Just took GMAT prep practice test 1....score came out to be 710.
I will be targeting 750.

Just wanted to ask u Guys...considering my avg Acads and gaps during study...and a low GPA at Grad level, which international MBA prgms i can look forward to....also...shall a higher GMAT score compensate for an avrge Acadmc performance....whether there are any good MBA progms that overlook avg GPA if i fare well in my essays nd interviews....Any suggestion will be highly regarded.. :)
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Re: Profile Evaluation Please!! [#permalink] New post 03 Nov 2012, 06:00
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Unfortunately, I don't know much about international business schools, so I can't help much in that regard. However, I do know that a great GMAT score can help compensate for a lower GPA.

As far as the gaps in your work experience, it is all about how you spin that story in your essays and during your interviews. The same can be said for low GPA. "My GPA was low because X, Y, and Z but I did well on the GMAT and I feel that this is more representative of my true potential." You will have to make a strong case, but with time and practice it is possible.

I hope that this was helpful. Good luck.

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