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From IIT Roorkee to ISB Hyderabad – Agniv Dutta shares his experience

After putting in 2 semesters of rigorous training, mustering a 720 in the GMAT, and surmounting 3 grueling rounds of selection procedures, Agniv Dutta, one of our most diligent students, has finally been admitted to the Young Leader’s Program of the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad! His success stands testimony to the hard work and […]

Shashank Shekhar, IIT-R, IIM Bangalore (2013-2015)

Every teacher dreams of having a student like Shashank Shekhar: never to miss a lecture, prompt in understanding a concept and sharp at applying it to perfection. Such is his prowess. But more than being an exceptional student, he has a winning personality.?Although it took us a while to notice him in class due to […]

Aditya Kotwal, IIT-R(2009-2013), Carnegie Mellon University

Aditya was a student of our 2012 Batch of GRE aspirants. From the word go, he was regular at classes, prompt in completing his assignments and, along with his close group of friends, good company to hang out with after classes. Although he managed to get placed in Rio Tinto (Australia), he has now decided […]

Bharat Polineni, IIT – R, IIM Lucknow

Bharat was a member of our first batch in Roorkee. In his first attempt at the CAT in the year 2011, he mustered calls from IIM Indore and the New IIMs but didn’t attend the interviews. Determined to improve his performance, he wrote CAT 2012 and this time got calls from IIM Ahmedabad, Calcutta and […]

Aditya Maruvada, IIT-R, GRE – 333/340

The first time I truly ‘noticed’ Aditya in my classes was during one of our weekly vocab quizzes. Nothing impresses a teacher like me more than a diligent and committed student who completes his/her home assignments on time. I have only rarely before come across students like Aditya, who truly enjoy learning the English language. […]

Our First Student to IIM – C, Razak Gupta, shares his experience…

Razak Gupta, one of the first students to join Arete for CAT 2012 preparation, was one of our most enthusiastic students. He came to us with the single-minded goal of getting into the IIMs. In addition to studies, Razak was and is involved in various extra-curricular activities, which include teaching. He even expressed his interest […]

The First Aretian to make it to IIM Bangalore: Gaurav Bachhav, IIT-R, IIM-B (2012-2014)

Hi Abhishek sir, To be honest with myself, my journey to the best of the B-school in India couldn’t have been possible without your personal support. I am really indebted to you. You are an awesome teacher. I have never seen somebody like you with such an energy. Please suggest some method to me? as […]

The Journey from IIT Roorkee to IIM Ahmedabad: A Personal Account

Finally, the article you’ve all been patiently waiting for. As an academician, I had only dreamt of writing this article till today; and, even as I punch these keys to give shape to thoughts, I feel the excitement run down my spine as I share these valuable insights with my students, subscribers and fellow staff […]

The First Aretian to make it to IIM-Ahmedabad: Vasudha Khurana, IIT-R, IIM-A (2012-2014)

  As a student with an engineering background, I did not think I needed much help preparing for CAT. As far as knowledge is?concerned?it is possible to get that from books but what I did need was encouragement, motivation and tips on how to go about?studying and preparing. The one thing that is distinctly different […]

Aretians take eLitmus by storm!

We’re proud to announce that, after a year-long struggle with countless hours spent working inside and outside the classroom, a few of our diligent students have made a significant achievement: they’ve successfully cracked the eLitmus! The eLitmus is an IT talent assessment and recruitment company that provides rucruiters with an accurate picture of the aptitude […]