Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow

Process
The process of selection at IIM L consists of Essay on Group Discussions topic followed by Personal Interviews.
Feedback- Essay Writing (WAT)
Average Duration: 15 mins
Word Limit: 300 words
No. of Panelists: 2
No. of Participants: 10
  • Private Hospitals are traders to human misery.
  • Competition leads to cooperation.
  • Alternative medicines.
  • Do means justify any end?
  • Experience is the name we give to our mistakes.
  • People
  • We earn a living by money, we live by giving.
  • The best forms of victory are by subduing the enemy without physical violence.
Feedback- Group Discussion
Average Duration: 10-15 mins
No. of Panelists: 2
No. of Participants: 8-10
  • Private Hospitals are traders to human misery.
  • Competition leads to cooperation.
  • We earn a living by money, we live by giving.
  • Experience is the name the give to our mistakes.
  • The best forms of victory are by subduing the enemy without physical violence.
Feedback - Personal Interview
Average Duration: 15-20 mins.
No. of Panelists: 2
  • Excerpts From Interview 1: (A candidate with 99.7%iler in CAT with B.Tech in CSE with academic profile as 80.3% in Graduation, 83.2% in 12th and 91% in 10th). Which other participants? Rate yourself? AAP in Delhi , right to resign or not? What are your hopes from AAP? From 1st floor to 8th floor, a billionaire is going with you in lift, how will you get him to fund you? Which other calls and what questions were asked. What is perfect competition according to you? NSE , where is it? What does it do? Which companies are listed in it? What does your father do? Do you have any Siblings?
  • Excerpts From Interview 2: (A 98%iler in CAT with integrated M.Sc from chemistry with CGPA 8.0 and 77% in 12th and 83% in 10th). List three prominent problems faced by Rajasthan? What do you mean by BIMARU? Scenario of Sugarcane industry. What have you done in Analytical Chemistry?
  • Excerpts From Interview 3: (A 98.6%iler in CAT with CGPA 9.16 in B.tech, 91.4% in 12th and 96% in 10th). Why not work after your B.Tech? Why do you want to change your line? GSM and CDMA , elaborate CDMA with examples? Work exp/internship case. Supposedly in a team if there is a guy who is against you what will be your plan of action out of the 3 Plans. (i) Move him to another team. (ii) Motivate them with challenges. (iii) Combination of money + challenges. Do you think your internship experience qualifies you as much as the work ex people?
  • Excerpts From Interview 4: (A 99.94%iler in CAT with CGPA 8.24 in civil engineering, 88% in 12th and 95% in 10th). What do you mean by Civil Engineering? What is Agricultural productivity? What are the shortcomings in Ganga-Policy?
  • Excerpts From Interview 5: (A 86.95%iler in CAT with general category (physically handicapped) with CGPA 8.57 in B.Tech, 89.6% in 12th and 93.6% in 10th). What are your hobbies? Cricket? Why not hockey and why cricket? HPL, Hockey Premier League , are you aware of it? Why do you want to do an MBA?
  • Excerpts from Interview 6: (A 98.98%iler in CAT with B.Tech background from UIET-PU with 24 months of work experience and academic profile as 75.79% in Graduation, 85.4% in 12th and 89.2% in 10th). Since you are from Chandigarh, why didn't you fill ISB? Why are their reductions in your unit? What is Cloud computing? Who is LS Candidate from Chd, Who will win this year?
  • Excerpts From Interview 7: (A 97.91%iler in CAT with Post Graduation in Masters Entrepreneurship with 73.8%, 75.6% in B.Com, 91% in 12th and 89.6% in 10th). Work Experience, What was your role in the family business? What is inventory management? How will IT help in your business? What are the challenges you will face as a manager, how do plan to overcome them. Hobbies, What are your hobbies? How do you cultivate them?
  • Excerpts From Interview 8: (A 99.09%iler in CAT with CGPA 9.53 in Aeronautical Engineering (PEC), 94.6% in 12th, 93% in 10th). What happened in the Malaysian airplane mystery? What happened to Kalpana Chawla? How can you cool a spacecraft? Why don't you continue in aeronautical? At what heights do aircrafts fly?
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