Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta (2007 - 08)

The process of selection at IIM C consists of Case Discussions followed by Personal Interviews.
Feedback - Group Discussion
Average Duration : 25 minutes
No. of Panelists: 3
  • There were case discussions on issues related to rates of attrition in companies recruiting students from B Schools because of multiple offers.
Feedback – Personal Interview
Average Duration : 20-25 minutes
No. of Panelists: 3
  • Excerpts From Interview 1: Tell us something about yourself? Since you are from the computer science background, why did you not opt for PGDCM? Why did you change your job? What do you mean by number crunching? What would you do if you were the railway minister? What is effective communication? What is body language? What is conviction?
  • Excerpts From Interview 2: Introduce yourself. Do a genesis of your surname.Questions based on extracurricular activities. Describe the one important thing that Indian IT industry should change in order to sustain its growth over the next 5 years, considering low cost is slowly but surely disappearing as its differentiator. Is Infosys taking adequate measures for sustainable growth in the next 5 years.What are your weaknesses and how do you plan to overcome them. Is it difficult to take criticism and do you go into a shell when criticized.
  • Excerpts From Interview 3: Tell us something about your career goals and your interests? What according to you is still missing in Value Added Services in mobile phones? Why do you want to pursue only PGDM and not PGDCM? Elaborate on your work experience at Infosys? What is the subprime crisis? What did you do other than academics in school?
Overall Feedback - PI
A no. of interviews started with the general question of introduction. But relatively lesser questions on academics compared to IIM A.
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