offers test preparation content for MBA aspirants

Posted on the August 25th, 2009 under General by rishir is a New Delhi-based startup that offers an online platform for CAT and other MBA related exam preparations. According to, the website has already attracted 20,000 registered users since its launch in February 2009. Currently, the website is claimed to receive about 3.5 lakh page views and 60,000 unique visitors on a monthly basis. Recently, the website added an online dictionary, a detailed ‘word of the day‘ feature and a complete knowledge base for CAT aspirants.

“Every year, more than three lakh students prepare for CAT through coaching-centres or self-study. Many of these people are either not able to afford the coaching or have difficulty in taking out time from their jobs and college studies. was started with an aim to provide quality and free education which they can access from the ease of their home or office,” Deepak Garg, co-founder,, has told AlooTechie. provides daily sectional test in Quantitative, Data Interpretation (DI) and English. A normal sectional test consists of 10 questions that need to be completed in a time span of 15 minutes. Apart from these, has mock full length tests consisting of 75 to 120 questions. These tests are mostly of 2 to 2.5 hours duration. All the tests are time-based and have negative marking as per the CAT pattern. The website also offers the previous 10 years CAT papers in the online format.

Besides, also has a section called ‘Walk-the-Talk’ that helps the user to gain insights from experienced people who have already made it to some of the best MBA colleges in India. In the ‘College of the Week’ section, the website features one B-School in India every week and gives out complete profile of that college, including the course fees, programmes available, the college ranking, and its strength and weakness.

According to Deepak Garg, the questions of the mock test are prepared by a team of MBAs from top notch colleges across India. “They have valuable experience in designing quality questions for CAT coaching institutes. They make sure that the questions that they create match the level normally found in CAT papers. Sometimes our users also submit questions which we include in our tests,” informed Garg.

Deepak Garg further said that the CAT (Common Admission Test) pattern has changed from ‘pen to mouse’ and from ‘paper to screen’ as CAT will now be a computer based test (CBT) and this required a similar change in the practice habits of the students. According to him, plans to monetise through advertisement and affiliates including other educational companies and institutes by generating sales leads for them. Besides MBA, the company also wants to focus on other domains like CFA and GMAT in the future.

source: Alootechie

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