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New post 26 Jul 2019, 01:40
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Hi All,

Firstly many thanks for giving us such a fantastic platform. It would be great to have your valuable feedback on my profile for my chances in Indian B-Schools (IIMs, ISB)

Demographic: India, Female (27 y/o)
Education: B.Tech in Computer Science & Engineering
GMAT : 690 (Q-50, V-32, IR-8, AWA - 5)

Work Ex: 6 years by 2020, currently working IBM as Service Manager with primary job role as Customer Service Management for Sales Process automation for Major CPG client (Tobacco)

Leadership: Currently collaborating with an offshore location team of 50 people and 15 Markets across all Asia Pacific Zone.

Main Points in the CV:
>> International Exposure:
1. Stayed in Jakarta, Indonesia for more than one year
2. Stayed in Melbourne, Australia for a couple of months
3. Stayed in Bangkok, Thailand for Technical Consultancy on behalf of IBM
>> National Level Scholarship received from Government of India for academic excellence in 12th std.
>> Graduated (B.Tech) with a decent 90%
>> Involved in many Team building activities since college level

Hobbies/Interests:
1. Holding a Diploma Degree in Painting
2. Travelfreak, a Blogger, and have a keen interest in Photography.

Currently, I am living in Jakarta and would like to come back to my Homeland if I get some good opportunities in Schools there. Can you please share your valuable feedback like what are all the schools that I can think of with my profile and score?

TIA.


Hello mallicks123,

You have a great profile. You have pretty much ticked all the right boxes for what a B-Schools look for. Experience level is also pretty much what most of the B-Schools look for in a candidate. Make sure you have a clear understanding of why you believe an MBA is important for you at this point in your career. Having a clear story and the kind of role you are eyeing for will be extremely important for you.

690 is a good score and I think you can make it with this score too, considering your profile.

Let me know if you need any help with your applications. Here is the essay analysis for ISB

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New post 26 Jul 2019, 02:18
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Hi,

Could anyone please evaluate my profile. I am looking for 2017 admissions and my target schools are IIMB EPGP, IIMC PGPEX and XLRI GM.

My GMAT score:660 (Q-48, V-31, AWA-6, IR-4)(I have tried few times in the past 1.5 years but was unable to increase my score. I havent given up hope though. I have started applying but will sit for GMAT once again)

Studied Computer Science & Engg from West Bengal University of Technology.

I have 10+ years of work experience in Cognizant Technology Solutions with 6+ years in client location.
Currently leading a team of 14 and mostly coordinate with teams in India and USA and also collaborate with business and provide publishing strategies and solutions.
Outside work, I have also coordinated a team in India and USA and launched a website for wedding recently
I have been involved in various Outreach projects and currently led few initiatives for Cognizant Women Empowered in New England area in East Coast


Hello surupab,

GMAT Score could be a concern here. If you are planning to retake it's great, that would help. Having international experience and working with companies such as cognizant is a plus. It gives you the credibility on the kinds of projects, clients and processes you would have been exposed to.

GMAT will be important here as the number of people applying with technology background with your kind of experience is quite a competitive pool.

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New post 26 Jul 2019, 21:06
Hi Mallick,

You have a strong profile and you should apply to all top 1 yr programs : IIM A, B, C and ISB.
While some might say that your GMAT score of 690 and experience of 5.5 yrs is on the lower side, I am confident that these are not hindrances to the admission process (from my personal experience).
However, a lot will ride on your clarity of thoughts and how your present your profile and life story to the admissions committee.

PM for further questions.

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mallicks123 wrote:
Hi All,

Firstly many thanks for giving us such a fantastic platform. It would be great to have your valuable feedback on my profile for my chances in Indian B-Schools (IIMs, ISB)

Demographic: India, Female (27 y/o)
Education: B.Tech in Computer Science & Engineering
GMAT : 690 (Q-50, V-32, IR-8, AWA - 5)

Work Ex: 6 years by 2020, currently working IBM as Service Manager with primary job role as Customer Service Management for Sales Process automation for Major CPG client (Tobacco)

Leadership: Currently collaborating with an offshore location team of 50 people and 15 Markets across all Asia Pacific Zone.

Main Points in the CV:
>> International Exposure:
1. Stayed in Jakarta, Indonesia for more than one year
2. Stayed in Melbourne, Australia for a couple of months
3. Stayed in Bangkok, Thailand for Technical Consultancy on behalf of IBM
>> National Level Scholarship received from Government of India for academic excellence in 12th std.
>> Graduated (B.Tech) with a decent 90%
>> Involved in many Team building activities since college level

Hobbies/Interests:
1. Holding a Diploma Degree in Painting
2. Travelfreak, a Blogger, and have a keen interest in Photography.

Currently, I am living in Jakarta and would like to come back to my Homeland if I get some good opportunities in Schools there. Can you please share your valuable feedback like what are all the schools that I can think of with my profile and score?

TIA.

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Hello experts,

Kindly advise on below profile :

10-years in Merchant Navy, still sailing as 2nd Officer in L.N.G Tankers, elite fleet of shipping industry.

B.Sc. in Nautical Science - 75%,
10- 75%
12- 70%

GMAT- 640 (Q-47, V-31, AWA-4),

Over the years have worked with different nationalities and been to most parts of the world for cargo operations.

Have worked in Ship building yard for 01-month in Portugal.

What are my prospects for IIMs, ISB and XLRI?

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New post 28 Jul 2019, 05:37
Hi Irfan,

GMAT score might be a concern for IIM A, B, C and ISB. Most of them have an average GMAT score of 700-710 and they want to maintain it that way. You can try GMAT again, depending on your bandwidth and preparation.
Your profile is different from many others who apply to the program and hence there is slight chance that you can secure admissions even with this score. Either way, a lot rides on your application and how you present you story to the admissions committee.
PM for further queries.

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Hello experts,

Kindly advise on below profile :

10-years in Merchant Navy, still sailing as 2nd Officer in L.N.G Tankers, elite fleet of shipping industry.

B.Sc. in Nautical Science - 75%,
10- 75%
12- 70%

GMAT- 640 (Q-47, V-31, AWA-4),

Over the years have worked with different nationalities and been to most parts of the world for cargo operations.

Have worked in Ship building yard for 01-month in Portugal.

What are my prospects for IIMs, ISB and XLRI?

Thanks & Best Regards
Irfan

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New post 29 Jul 2019, 04:39
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Hello experts,

Kindly advise on below profile :

10-years in Merchant Navy, still sailing as 2nd Officer in L.N.G Tankers, elite fleet of shipping industry.

B.Sc. in Nautical Science - 75%,
10- 75%
12- 70%

GMAT- 640 (Q-47, V-31, AWA-4),

Over the years have worked with different nationalities and been to most parts of the world for cargo operations.

Have worked in Ship building yard for 01-month in Portugal.

What are my prospects for IIMs, ISB and XLRI?

Thanks & Best Regards
Irfan

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Hi Irfan,

A few points to note:
1. A higher GMAT will definitely help. B-schools use GMAT scores as an evaluation for how well you will succeed in their curriculum. My guess is, working on shipliners in an operations role will not give you enough quantitative exposure, and thus could be a concern with admissions teams.
2. What are your achievements and the impact you have created? this information will be valuable in evaluating your profile for MBA admissions. B-schools want to admit leaders and they would want to know your leadership skills, achievements and impact via the application.
3. what is the reason for doing an MBA now? YOu will have to explain this during your interaction with the admissions team.
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Hi all,

I will have 6 years of work ex by April 2020.
- 4 years in an automotive OEM with exposure to 1 product development cycle (Jeep Compass)
- 2 years as an Analyst in McKinsey, serving auto clients as a full time consultant

10th and 12th - 85%, B.Tech Mech - 8.4 CGPA
extracurriculars - 2 time participant of BAJA SAE India (Built 2 cars in college)

I am currently in the preparation phase of my GMAT.

Need help in getting a target GMAT score and my chances for selection in IIM ABC and ISB 1 year courses.

Thanks,
Abhishek

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Hi All,

I am in a fix right now. I gave my GMAT and scored 680 (first attempt ever), Q48, V35, IR6.

Acads: X - 88 percent
XII - 84 percent (CBSE)

B.E (Mechanical) - 69 percent from Punjab University (UIET, Chandigarh) All India AIEEE rank of 26,000

Work Experience - 8 years work experience. Currently leading a team of 5 business Analysts in a Business Research company.

Nature of job is quite interesting as we are helping clients from various geographies, mostly US and UK based to get a pulse of the market. Typically my job is to help clients with business research, competitive intelligence, market sizing, M&A target identification, etc.

As a result I have a good knowledge of Technology domain as clients are basically tech companies. I have been to a short week long onsite visit To UK as well, not sure if that helps.

I have received faster than average promotions and currently working as a Manager. Interacting with international clients and working on PowerPoint presentations is a routine.

I don't have much to show for extra curricular activities. In reality I love doing mimicry, played basketball for school. Currently I have developed a good level of interest in Chess.

Please let me know if I should try for IIM A, B, C, ISB?

Is IIM L within my reach? Should I retake GMAT?

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gaurav I guess you have good work experience and a decent GMAT. Additionally nature of job is also fairly managerial so I guess you can go ahead with this profile.

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Hi Gaurav,

You have an interesting Market research profile. A slight increase in score to 690-700 might help you if you want IIM A, B, C and ISB. However, 680 might also suffice if you can present a strong SOP and application. IIM L is well within your reach if you can present a strong, substantial Application.

PM for further queries.

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Hi All,

I am in a fix right now. I gave my GMAT and scored 680 (first attempt ever), Q48, V35, IR6.

Acads: X - 88 percent
XII - 84 percent (CBSE)

B.E (Mechanical) - 69 percent from Punjab University (UIET, Chandigarh) All India AIEEE rank of 26,000

Work Experience - 8 years work experience. Currently leading a team of 5 business Analysts in a Business Research company.

Nature of job is quite interesting as we are helping clients from various geographies, mostly US and UK based to get a pulse of the market. Typically my job is to help clients with business research, competitive intelligence, market sizing, M&A target identification, etc.

As a result I have a good knowledge of Technology domain as clients are basically tech companies. I have been to a short week long onsite visit To UK as well, not sure if that helps.

I have received faster than average promotions and currently working as a Manager. Interacting with international clients and working on PowerPoint presentations is a routine.

I don't have much to show for extra curricular activities. In reality I love doing mimicry, played basketball for school. Currently I have developed a good level of interest in Chess.

Please let me know if I should try for IIM A, B, C, ISB?

Is IIM L within my reach? Should I retake GMAT?

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Can anyone evaluate my chances for acceptance at IIM A, B and C (re applicant for IIM_B (had received interview call in R2))?

• Background and nationality: Indian, Male, 27 years

• Undergrad Information:
o Bachelor in Chemical Engineer from Maharaja Sayajirao University, Vadodara, Gujarat, India

• GPA: 3.98 (Department Topper)

• GMAT: 690 ( Q49, V35, AWA5, IR5)

• Work Experience:
o Acting as Senior Executive Engineer and Engineering Consultant at Linde Engineering, member of the The Linde Group, World's Leading Gas Distributor.
o Currently, I am in Munich, Germany to execute feed engineering for US based $8.5 billion Ethylene cracker for the client Bechtel. I am being made familiar with the project so that in the later part, I will be bring the project engineering to Indian office, thereby executing the project by leading it with team of 4.
o I am the only one from our Indian office to learn a new technology of Butadiene complex from the licensor company named JSR. With this knowledge, I could execute its engineering for an ethylene complex of client Niznekamsknefthakim (Russia based). Such support has helped the company save 50 million euro by not outsourcing the engineering of butadiene complex. I have even developed a team so that engineering of such technology can be executed by Linde for the future projects, saving around 50 million euros to the company for each project.
o My diligent performance at the company gifted me an unusual promotion in terms of responsibility. It got me promoted to act as a discipline lead for a $6 billion Shell Ethylene Cracker Complex, a role exclusively reserved for seniors. As a lead, I was held responsible for all the technical deliverables and their necessary planning and execution. Such fast track transition from a sedulous team member to a discipline lead has helped company to develop a leader at very low cost.
o I have executed a 1-2 million euro Project as a Lead at South African site (2 months) for client Afrox. The primary task was to update the P&ID with the current status of the operating Air Separation Plants by discussing with client the scope of work, man-hour estimation, the Safety rules followed in the plant etc. I was appreciated by Client for following and making everyone follow the Linde Safety standards at the site, thereby increasing Linde’s reputation in the eyes of client.
o I was deputed to Munich, Germany to perform the task of aligning the vendor documents with the required standards for the project of Exxon Mobil owned $ 3 billion ethylene cracker complex. I was directly working with client Exxon Mobil, Main Work contractor Bechtel and few vendors such as Mitsubishi, dresser rand etc. The cost of the work was around 1.2 million Euros. The work was a major milestone in my career as I executed it perfectly with only 1 year of work experience.
o I was deputed to Munich, Germany second time to perform the task of Basic Engineering (Engineering phase when the plant design is being conceptualized) for $ 6 billion Shell owned Ethylene cracker complex. I was a part of project task force, regularly getting involved in meeting with client Shell and main work contractor Bechtel.
o I have worked with Clients such as Exxon Mobil, Shell, EIL etc. from various regions such as US, Russia, Europe, South Africa etc.
o I am recognized in the company for providing the idea of reducing the plastic bottle use. Such initiative has helped company reduce operating cost and improve employee’s health
o I have focussed and developed on the competency group such as Customer focus, Result Delivery, Embracing change, personal Development, Cross-cultural communication and Employee Development and Empowerment

• Achievements:
o Awarded three gold medal for achieving:
 highest aggregate score throughout Engineering
 highest score in Elective subjects ( Petroleum and Petrochemical subjects) in Engineering
 highest aggregate score in 3rd and 4th year of Engineering
o Earned Recognition from Ramkrishna Mission Vivekananda Memorial for achieving all the above listed gold medal
o Awarded Silver medal at State level for achieving highest aggregate score in Chemical Engineering
o Co-founder of successful NGO (start-up) called Vadodara Toastmasters Club and of unsuccessful NGO called Linde Toastmasters Club
o Served as a member of Excom at Vadodara Toastmasters Club
o Earned Recognition as a Competent Leader by Toastmasters International
o Earned several awards as a Best Speaker and as a Participate for supporting the Toastmasters Event
o Secured Most Innovative and 2nd Position in Chem car competition at Azeotropy'13 at IIT Bombay
o Secured 3rd position at University level Chess Tournament


Extracurricular Activities:

o Actively carrying out social services for the stray animals from home
o Acting as an advisor for Vadodara Toastmasters Club

• Post MBA goals –
o Short Term goal to join a Consulting firm in Oil & gas sector to resolve the macroeconomic issues
o Long term goal to
 become CEO / MD of Oil & gas firm
 start-up a Non profit Waste Treatment plant (to remain in touch with my Chemical Engg. discipline and to give back something to the society)

• Hobbies:
o Knowing the social behaviour of Wildlife to know more about the nature and about how the nature has differentiated it from the human beings
o Watching WWE as it inspires and motivates me to do the best
o Reading Washington Post to improve vocabulary and to know the current affairs
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Hi,

For IIMA PGPX

6.75 CPI, passed out in 2011 from Sardar Patel University, Anand, Gujarat

GRE 320

B.E. Mechatronics. 8 years of Work experience with Larsen & Toubro Limited. Worked for Aerospace and defense projects with national importance.

Post MBA I want to influence and transform Defense and Aerospace sector of India in exponential way to make the nation self sufficient.

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Hi all, does a 680 in GMAT guarantee a call from the IIM's for an interview? My background is merchant Navy with 8 years of experience.

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Hi Daivat,

You have strong experience and extracurricular that will enable you to secure admissions. It might be important for you to introspect why you didn't get in last time and how you can improve your interview skills. I am not sure of your total years of experience, but you would definitely need clarity on why you need an MBA now and what after that. You also should be able to justify it well in the interview.

PM for further queries.

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daivat21buch wrote:
Can anyone evaluate my chances for acceptance at IIM A, B and C (re applicant for IIM_B (had received interview call in R2))?

• Background and nationality: Indian, Male, 27 years

• Undergrad Information:
o Bachelor in Chemical Engineer from Maharaja Sayajirao University, Vadodara, Gujarat, India

• GPA: 3.98 (Department Topper)

• GMAT: 690 ( Q49, V35, AWA5, IR5)

• Work Experience:
o Acting as Senior Executive Engineer and Engineering Consultant at Linde Engineering, member of the The Linde Group, World's Leading Gas Distributor.
o Currently, I am in Munich, Germany to execute feed engineering for US based $8.5 billion Ethylene cracker for the client Bechtel. I am being made familiar with the project so that in the later part, I will be bring the project engineering to Indian office, thereby executing the project by leading it with team of 4.
o I am the only one from our Indian office to learn a new technology of Butadiene complex from the licensor company named JSR. With this knowledge, I could execute its engineering for an ethylene complex of client Niznekamsknefthakim (Russia based). Such support has helped the company save 50 million euro by not outsourcing the engineering of butadiene complex. I have even developed a team so that engineering of such technology can be executed by Linde for the future projects, saving around 50 million euros to the company for each project.
o My diligent performance at the company gifted me an unusual promotion in terms of responsibility. It got me promoted to act as a discipline lead for a $6 billion Shell Ethylene Cracker Complex, a role exclusively reserved for seniors. As a lead, I was held responsible for all the technical deliverables and their necessary planning and execution. Such fast track transition from a sedulous team member to a discipline lead has helped company to develop a leader at very low cost.
o I have executed a 1-2 million euro Project as a Lead at South African site (2 months) for client Afrox. The primary task was to update the P&ID with the current status of the operating Air Separation Plants by discussing with client the scope of work, man-hour estimation, the Safety rules followed in the plant etc. I was appreciated by Client for following and making everyone follow the Linde Safety standards at the site, thereby increasing Linde’s reputation in the eyes of client.
o I was deputed to Munich, Germany to perform the task of aligning the vendor documents with the required standards for the project of Exxon Mobil owned $ 3 billion ethylene cracker complex. I was directly working with client Exxon Mobil, Main Work contractor Bechtel and few vendors such as Mitsubishi, dresser rand etc. The cost of the work was around 1.2 million Euros. The work was a major milestone in my career as I executed it perfectly with only 1 year of work experience.
o I was deputed to Munich, Germany second time to perform the task of Basic Engineering (Engineering phase when the plant design is being conceptualized) for $ 6 billion Shell owned Ethylene cracker complex. I was a part of project task force, regularly getting involved in meeting with client Shell and main work contractor Bechtel.
o I have worked with Clients such as Exxon Mobil, Shell, EIL etc. from various regions such as US, Russia, Europe, South Africa etc.
o I am recognized in the company for providing the idea of reducing the plastic bottle use. Such initiative has helped company reduce operating cost and improve employee’s health
o I have focussed and developed on the competency group such as Customer focus, Result Delivery, Embracing change, personal Development, Cross-cultural communication and Employee Development and Empowerment

• Achievements:
o Awarded three gold medal for achieving:
 highest aggregate score throughout Engineering
 highest score in Elective subjects ( Petroleum and Petrochemical subjects) in Engineering
 highest aggregate score in 3rd and 4th year of Engineering
o Earned Recognition from Ramkrishna Mission Vivekananda Memorial for achieving all the above listed gold medal
o Awarded Silver medal at State level for achieving highest aggregate score in Chemical Engineering
o Co-founder of successful NGO (start-up) called Vadodara Toastmasters Club and of unsuccessful NGO called Linde Toastmasters Club
o Served as a member of Excom at Vadodara Toastmasters Club
o Earned Recognition as a Competent Leader by Toastmasters International
o Earned several awards as a Best Speaker and as a Participate for supporting the Toastmasters Event
o Secured Most Innovative and 2nd Position in Chem car competition at Azeotropy'13 at IIT Bombay
o Secured 3rd position at University level Chess Tournament


Extracurricular Activities:

o Actively carrying out social services for the stray animals from home
o Acting as an advisor for Vadodara Toastmasters Club

• Post MBA goals –
o Short Term goal to join a Consulting firm in Oil & gas sector to resolve the macroeconomic issues
o Long term goal to
 become CEO / MD of Oil & gas firm
 start-up a Non profit Waste Treatment plant (to remain in touch with my Chemical Engg. discipline and to give back something to the society)

• Hobbies:
o Knowing the social behaviour of Wildlife to know more about the nature and about how the nature has differentiated it from the human beings
o Watching WWE as it inspires and motivates me to do the best
o Reading Washington Post to improve vocabulary and to know the current affairs

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Hi Avnish,

With the limited information given, you can definitely get in. However, your GRE score is just equivalent to the class average and hence you will need to focus on how you can set yourself apart from other applicants and how you can make an impact on the admissions committee.

PM for further queries.

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Hi,

For IIMA PGPX

6.75 CPI, passed out in 2011 from Sardar Patel University, Anand, Gujarat

GRE 320

B.E. Mechatronics. 8 years of Work experience with Larsen & Toubro Limited. Worked for Aerospace and defense projects with national importance.

Post MBA I want to influence and transform Defense and Aerospace sector of India in exponential way to make the nation self sufficient.

Thanks in advance.
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Hi Raul,

A number of factors are considered and a GMAT score of 680 DOES NOT guarantee an interview call.

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New post 04 Aug 2019, 23:08
Hi all,

Glad to see the thread. It ringed nostalgia bells. I was on the other side of the table last year. I applied to IIM A/B/C last year and got through all of them.

I am currently pursuing PGPX in IIM-A. A few of you have interacted with me during various webinars organized by the college.

I will be happy to help you all during the admission process so please feel free to reach out.

Let's get started.

Thanks.
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New post 05 Aug 2019, 02:30
Hi All,

Would appreciate if the experts can evaluate my profile:

Indian, Male, 28 years, CFA, Silver Medalist
GMAT: 680 (Q49 V35, IR5, AWA 6)

Work Experience - 6.5 years as of Dec 2019

1. Working as an Independent Consultant (self-employed) to a UK Investment Banking firm. Currently working on 6 deals looking to raise $1 million - $10 million and working on one another Indian company to divest its stake outside India. The work involves consulting and discussions with founders/ senior directors on business, due diligence, fund raising requirements and preparing pitch book, IM and interactions with investors representing the companies. The work gets more interesting since I work closely with the founders and senior management and addressing concerns of investors over companies’ operations, strategy and product from financing point of view.

2. Three Years of experience as a valuation analyst in a consulting firm
• Lead a team of 5 analyst for valuation engagements on financial reporting and tax compliance for startup and private equity funds. Also performed valuations of complex securities for distressed/ illiquid assets and ad-hoc research based due-diligence activities
• Extensively trained, mentored and brought onto production floor, 3 MBA freshers, 1 Chartered Accountant and 1 Chartered Financial Analyst to manage valuation engagements under limited supervision
• Handled 3 engagement partners and collaborated with managers and associates to assist in due diligence and valuation of companies through all development stages, from seed funding to pre-IPO stage.
• Collaborated with directors to set up 2 new service offering and single-handedly setup and scaled the team to 7 members in 1 year.
• Lead the engagement on valuation of a Canadian healthcare medicinal weed-based company for fund raising activity. Independently worked on strategic planning projects, gift tax and M&A activity.

3. Another 3 years of work ex in an MNC and an equity broking firm - covering Indian macroeconomics and banking sector and global coverage of metals and mining companies.

Academics:
• CFA Charterholder, BBA Hons with diploma in liberal studies.
• Silver Medalist and was among the top 2% in academics throughout the college tenure.
• Hosted industry leaders for workshops, lectures and interviews by co-founding 2 clubs – a Management Club and an Entrepreneurship Club in collaboration with IIT and IIM alumnus.
• Presented research papers at National Level

Extra-curricular
• Art and Craft activities including designing, teaching and creating customized greeting cards, wax sculptures, oil painting, and other DIY activities.
• NGO activities (teaching underprivileged, organizing Global Village through AISEC, raising AIDS awareness campaigns, etc.) in college days.
• Inter-College Table Tennis (Singles) winner


My Queries:
1. I am essentially looking to move from a sell-side role (Investment Banking) to buy-side role (PE/VC – asset managers). However, I am skeptical if this transition is possible through One Year Indian MBA having a less track record of placement for such roles coupled with my lower than average GMAT score. I am flexible (and strongly thinking) to move towards a corporate managerial/ leadership role such as Head of Finance, CFO, etc. However, I would need inputs on what kind of roles are suitable considering my profile history.
2. Which schools should I target to apply in India, Canada and US?

Thanks!
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New post 07 Aug 2019, 03:44
Hello Everyone,

Can anyone please help me with my profile assessment. I am targeting IIMs for 1 year PGPX or ISB.

My details are mentioned below:

I have a total work experience of 7.5 years in IT consulting. I am currently working with a leading UK bank in Designer role where I contributed in design and set up of new Cheque Clearing system as per UK Government's mandate working closely with business and operations team.
Previously I have worked with another UK bank in mortgages where I started as software developer and grew into Technical Lead role. Prior to that I started my career with an IT consulting firm working for a US based client in business support role.

Academic Details:
B.Tech from GB Pant Engg College, Pauri, Uttarakhand with 66.14%.
XII - 93% CBSE
X - 91% CBSE

GMAT: 720

Work experience and leadership
Currently leading a team of 6 software developers. Previously lead a team of 16 members working on a migration project. International Experience of 3 months leading an Ops and Tech collaboration initiative which lead to multiple benefits to the bank including 37% reduction of customer complaints.

Community and others
I have been part of multiple organisation level CSR activities. Organised sports tournaments and other multiple events for the entire organisation.
Awarded Entry Level Talent of the year and other accolades during professional journey.

Post MBA goals
want to move into tech leadership roles in banking domain.

Anything else?
Have worked with father's business for a year just after college helping in initial setup as we were setting it up from scratch.
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New post 07 Aug 2019, 07:32
Hi

I re-took my GMAT today and scored 650 (Q48,V33), IR-5. My first attempt score was 620 (Q47,V29).

I am male, 35, India, with work experience of 13+ years predominantly in PSUs. 11 months in HAL, Sukohi-30MKI assembly, 6-months in NMDC, Iron-ore mines and since 2007 in a steel PSU.

Academics:

Xth - 73.5% Army School
XIIth - 80% Army School
B Tech (Electrical & Electronics Engineering) from MAHATMA GANDHI INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, HYDERABAD - 63.5%

Extra-Ciricular activities

Won many elocution and debate competitions at the school level and even at my workplace.
Have participated twice in National Competition for Young Managers, NCYM held by AIMA. Secured regional 3rd once in Kolkata.
Work as a faculty at the workplace (apart from my regular work) as a part of the Skill Development initiative by National Skill Development Corporation, Govt. Of India.
Passion for biking. I have been a part of a few biking expeditions (self-organized).
I am a life member of the Youth Hostels Association of India, YHAI and participated in National Himalayan Trekking Expedition-SARPASS.
Later, a knee injury in an accident led me to quit my adventurous side.
After recuperating from my injury, started a software, data entry startup (20 seaters) along with my wife. (As I work for a PSU, I cannot hold any office of profit)
But, being in a tier-2 city made it difficult for the start-up to sustain as getting projects was extremely difficult and the market was full of fraudsters. After running the start-up for a year and a half, handed over to one of our influential partners.

Why MBA?

I feel after so many years in PSUs, my career has hit a plateau and further, I see little scope of growth. It is difficult to rise in a PSU, even when equipped with a suitable skill set.
I feel a 1 year MBA would equip me with a definite skill set, apart from honing my existing ones, that would allow for a career shift within the domain of operations and strategy. I am looking forward to a more challenging work environment that would boost my career. I am looking forward for a domain change too but not at the cost of losing perspective of my 13+ years of experience in operations.

Target Schools
ISB, IIM-A, B, C, I
I have not thought of schools outside India, but would welcome suggestions.

Suggestions
Is my score worth it?
Or am I aiming too high?
Should I retake GMAT?...With the Round-1 deadline of IIM-A on 27th Aug 2019, I have very little time to decide. I can't just apply for the sake of it as my boss will have to give his LOR and I don't want to spill beans if I am not sure of an interview call at least.

Please evaluate my profile.

Thanks in advance.
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