Vipul Kumar

I scored 68.6% in first attempt of CBSE 12th boards,then I appeared for improvement exam next year and scored 82.2%.I wanted to know what impact it will have on my placements or if I opt for higher studies like MBA or GATE?

I scored 68.6% in first attempt of CBSE 12th boards,then I appeared for improvement exam next year and scored 82.2%.I wanted to know what impact it will have on my placements or if I opt for higher studies like MBA or GATE??


by Vipul Kumar
3 answers
| Share :

3 answers

RE: I scored 68.6% in first attempt of CBSE 12th boards,then I appeared for improvement exam next year and scored 82.2%.I wanted to know what impact it will have on my placements or if I opt for higher studies like MBA or GATE?

Meghna Mukherjee
Meghna Mukherjee
Verified Career Expert
Counselor at Adaptive Minds
  • Mumbai

Hi Vipul,

Interesting question and you seem to be a perfectionists too.

Firstly, why did you go for a 2nd attempt and waste time???
Secondly, after 12th, mostly there are no placement opportunities available.

Please note that after you Graduate you have placement opportunities. And Yes a second attempt does affect the placement opportunity.
So from now on, try and give in your 100%, and score well in your first attempt itself.

Again for pursuing GATE or an MBA, you need to be a Graduate first.
So your Graduation score is important as well as the attempt.

As such, during the Personal interview round especially during MBA admissions, be ready to answer why you went in for a 2nd attempt.
The answer should highlight your need to be a perfectionists and not just be a childlike answer.
Be ready for that.

Now I would suggests, focus completely on your studies, attending lectures regularly and preparing your notes, and adding again, give in your 100%.

Hope this helps.
Wish you good luck....

RE: I scored 68.6% in first attempt of CBSE 12th boards,then I appeared for improvement exam next year and scored 82.2%.I wanted to know what impact it will have on my placements or if I opt for higher studies like MBA or GATE?

Dr. Anand Wadadekar, PhD
Dr. Anand Wadadekar, PhD

Dear Aspirant,

Doing class improvements is always taken as negative unless you have a very genuine reason to justify.

I would suggest the same as Ms. Meghana. Not to look back now and focus on future and take maximum efforts.

Completing your graduation is a basic requirement for MBA or GATE, therefore ensure that you get atleast first class in graduation.

Selecting MBA or GATE after engineering is your choice, but remember that after engineering doing an MBAimmediately wont get you a job in engineering field, but in non-engineering field. So choose one of them carefully.

Best wishes

In order to post replies to the question: "I scored 68.6% in first attempt of CBSE 12th boards,then I appeared for improvement exam next year and scored 82.2%.I wanted to know what impact it will have on my placements or if I opt for higher studies like MBA or GATE?"

Post Reply

Latest Answers

I am very passionate in graphic design/visual communication. I have learnt painting since my childhood. I am fascinated by visual effects and special effects also. Can you please tell me how do I develop a career in visual communication/special effects?

Hi Ranjay, You can start to hone your craft in design by working in a design firm or freelance. This will be a great opportunity for you to build up y .. READ MORE

i want to know best coaching Institute for ibps po in delhi

Chahal Academy is the Best IAS coaching institute in Delhi. Our teaching staff have years of experience and the way they present lectures is simple an .. READ MORE

I am Achintya, Male, 32 years of age, having more than a decade experience in IT technologies, by profession I am a Application Developer, focusing mainly on Adobe Technologies. Started my career as a web designer, and worked in the creative domain for

Becoming an Android developer is straightforward , but becoming a successful Android developer and standing out from the remainder  .. READ MORE

How to answer this question “Do you enjoy hard work”

no i don't ! .. READ MORE
Most Popular

I am Achintya, Male, 32 years of age, having more than a decade experience in IT technologies, by profession I am a Application Developer, focusing mainly on Adobe Technologies. Started my career as a web designer, and worked in the creative domain for

Becoming an Android developer is straightforward , but becoming a successful Android developer and standing out from the remainder  .. READ MORE

How to answer this question “Do you enjoy hard work”

no i don't ! .. READ MORE

I want became a hacker ...so what should i have to do?

In computer security, a hacker is someone who focuses on security mechanisms of computer and network systems. You can go with the following steps, 1. .. READ MORE

How to make a career in hacking?

To start your career in ethical hacking, first, collect all information related to it, like everything about hacking, what subparts n topics in it, Wh .. READ MORE
Caching Date: 10/1/2020 4:12:33 AM