Indian Inst. of Foreign Trade, Delhi (2010 - 11)

The process of selection at IIFT consists of an Essay, a Group Discussion and a Personal Interview.
Feedback - Group Discussion
Average Duration : 40 mins
No. of Panelists : 2
  • Media corporate lobbying should not be allowed in democracy
  • Is media corporate relationship a good thing in today's context?
  • Government needs to take tougher steps to manage commodity prices
  • Indians can do better if they are told beforehand?
Feedback- Essays
Average Duration : 20 mins
Words : 300
  • Public private partnership hasn't been successful in India
  • India's economic growth will sustain its development in years to come
  • Is MBA a shortcut to success?
  • Indian education should involve foreign industry
Average Duration : 20 mins
No. of Panelists : 3
  • Excerpts From Interview 1 : Why IIFT? Introduce yourself. How do you relate MBA to IT? Tell us something about first law of thermodynamics. Name any two fertilizer industries in Punjab. Who is the governor of Chandigarh? What is the capital of Punjab? Which is the last book you have read? What have you learnt from that book? What is the course structure here? Why should a company go for foreign trade? What are your interest areas?
  • Excerpts From Interview 2 : Something about yourself. What did you learn from internship in Turkey? Why did you change your stream? (shifted to commerce from non medical). You seem to be confident, why are you so confident? Debate: Why we should select you? What is India's foreign exchange reserve? Have you taken any coaching for MBA preparation? What do you do in your free time? What are your weaknesses? What are you doing to overcome it?
  • Excerpts From Interview 3 : Why did you leave a wonderful job of a lecturer? Why did you scoreless in class XII? Why don't you join IIFT's part time MBA and continue with your job too? What is the URL of IIFT? Don't you think teaching and MBA are very different profession? You will quit teaching after MBA or will continue with it? Which is world's largest economy ;in terms of GDP and PPP? (economics background).
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