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Why Essay Writing (WAT) is important in the MBA Entrance Exams?

Feb 22, 2017 11:50 IST

    In an Interview conducted by Jagranjosh.com, Alok Bansal, Director IMS (Delhi Region) talks about Why MBA Essays are important.

    Key points Discussed in the Video:

    1. Why Essays are important in the MBA Entrance Exams?


    • Some Students who participate in the GD (Group Discussion) overpower the other students while expressing their thoughts
    • Although, the dormant students possess content required to speak in GD, but poor oratory skills inhibit their performance
    • Students, these days are increasingly getting coached by professional Experts to speak in GDs
    • Hence, GD became a challenging exercise for the Evaluator to analyze the true colors of the students.

    Inference: Group Discussion turned out to be a superficial exercise for evaluating potential students.

    Most important WAT Topics of 2016-17 for MBA Admissions


    • Essay Writing should be given to students in MBA Entrance

    MBA Essay Writing/WAT is important because:

    • It helps in judging the quality of the content possessed by the candidate
    • An essay is an introspection of your own thoughts and opinions over an issue
    • Supports in understanding your inference/conclusion upon an issues
    • It provides a platform to showcase your thoughts in an elaborate manner

    Which is tough to crack: CAT Exam or GD/PI/WAT round

    For more updates on MBA ESSAY WRITING/WAT, keep visiting MBA section of jagranjosh.com

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