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CAT 2017 Toppers: Sai Praneeth Reddy – The story behind his success

Jan 10, 2018 17:33 IST
CAT 2017 Toppers
CAT 2017 Toppers

Sai Praneeth Reddy is among those few candidates who scored 100 percentile in the CAT Exam 2017. He hails from a business family at Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh, but was continuously motivated to do well in the CAT exam. He holds a B.Tech degree from IIT Madras, which apparently shows his caliber of acing tough entrance examinations from time and again. When asked, Sai told that he never expected to get 100 percentile, although he had left no stone unturned for the CAT preparation. Besides, his hobbies include playing mobile games and watching Cricket. He also has interest in Hollywood movies, especially from the space adventure genre.

Let’s dig deep into his profile, and see what his mantra to get success in life is.

His overall score is 232.32 (100 percentile). On the other hand, his sectional scores are 63.43 (95.65 percentile) in Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension, 73.87 (100 percentile) in Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning and 94.01 (99.97 percentile) in Quantitative Aptitude. 

Key takeaways from his preparation strategy

Reddy shared his preparation plans by saying that he primarily focused more on solving mock tests. He added by stating that he relied heavily on time management by taking a mock test on a daily basis, and analyzing it afterwards in order to evaluate the weak areas or the areas where improvement was needed. This gave him a fair understanding of the exam pattern and also made him aware of the time constraint, helping him to crack the CAT exam 2017 in flying colors. Quant and Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning were the strong areas for Reddy while Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension needed quite an effort to get a firm grip.

Here’s another inspiring story of a man who got 100 percentile in CAT 2017 exam

According to Reddy, Solving mock test papers and evaluating your own preparation level is the key to success in CAT exam.

Suggestion for CAT 2018 Aspirants

His strongly recommends to CAT 2018 Aspirants to appear for the AIMCAT for skill enhancement. Learning from past mistakes and continuous practice is the key to success as per Sai Praneeth. Moreover, he feels that to get a good grip over Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension, one needs to start reading news articles and novels regularly. And, for the Quant section, having clarity on the fundamentals and basics of mathematics are the key.

Importance of coaching

Talking about the importance of coaching, Sai said that coaching and mentoring is necessary as it provide aspirants a clear vision to march ahead with confidence and clarity. As per him, coaching helps in analyzing your score and keeps on perfecting you at regular intervals. However, he also added that coaching might not be the only factor to get success in CAT, but proper guidance and self-study too play a major part in acing the CAT exam.

Note: All the information is fetched from reliable media sources after doing extensive research. JagranJosh has not interviewed Pattrick D’Souza directly. However, in future, we may come up with such interesting and inspiring stories for you.

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