Figuring Out with Raj Shamani

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January 31, 2024 Raj Shamani
Figuring Out with Raj Shamani
WATCH THIS Before Doing MBA - Reality Of IIMs, CAT Exam & Coaching @RahulCatking FO 162 Raj Shamani
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00:00 - Intro
02:09 - Is MBA important?
04:34 - Steve Jobs case study
08:16 - Reality of teachers in India
09:47 - How to crack IIM?
13:41 - Reservation good or bad?
17:57 - Job vs business after MBA
21:52 - Is MBA a safe option?
24:39 - Entrance exams for MBA
26:26 - Role of coaching institutes in competitive exams
28:07 - Online vs offline coaching
29:13 - Difference between teachers & achievers
34:51 - Love vs career
37:57 - Is online coaching a scam?
40:51 - Is CAT for privileged kids?
44:45 - Life at Business School
50:48 - Placement package of top MBA colleges
53:42 - CATKing
58:31 - Conclusion


In today’s episode of Figuring Out, we have CATKing Educare founder Sumit Gandhi in conversation with Raj Shamani. He is an MBA graduate from S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research. He founded CATKing Educare in 2008. It's been more than 15 years and his Ed-Tech company has only grown since then. Many students from his institute have gotten into the top 3 IIMs, NMIMS, and many other B-Schools.

In this episode, we talked about why doing an MBA in 2024 is important, what is the reality of people who apply for MBA exams, how many of them actually get selected and get into top colleges, and what happens with the rest of the students. We also talked about how many non-IITians get into IIMs and how many seats they actually have. He also shared what it takes to get into these B-Schools, Further we talked about the reservation system, what happens to quota students when they get into IIMs, and why there is an increase in the number of them dropping out from IIMs. We also talked about how 75% of MBA graduates are still unemployed and who should do an MBA.

We discussed whether online coaching is better or offline. We also touched upon career and love, what students should focus on, and why there are so many love stories in B-schools. He also talked about why online coaching is seen in a negative light these days and what’s the solution for this. Towards the end, he shared an inspiring story of an Urdu medium girl who worked in his coaching and how she got into NMIMS and got a Rs 55 lakh package. If you found this episode insightful then don’t forget to subscribe to our channel and join us on this journey of Figuring Out. 

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About Raj Shamani
Raj Shamani is an Entrepreneur at heart that explains his expertise in Business Content Creation & Public Speaking. He has delivered 200+ speeches in 26+ countries. Besides that, Raj is also an Angel Investor interested in crazy minds who are creating a sensation in the Fintech, FMCG, & passion economy space.

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