Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta

The selection process at IIM C consists of essay writing (WAT) followed by personal interview round.
Feedback – Essay Writing (WAT)
Average Duration: 30 mins
Word Limit: 200-250 words
  • Corruption and Poverty go hand in hand.
  • Mahatma Gandhi once said 'Anger and intolerance are enemies of correct understanding'. In the light of recent events, do you agree or disagree with the statement and why?
  • Euthanasia should be legalized in India or not?
Feedback - Personal Interview
Average Duration: 30 mins
No. of Panelists: 2
Excerpts from Interview 1 : Tell me about yourself, Question on  Samsung's Note 7 debacle, What was the issue,  Samsung vs Apple- What is the difference,  S7 edge vs Moto G4-What is the difference,  What did you learn from the subject Psychology, Who is the father of psychology,  What are your Strengths and Weaknesses, Why do you have  less than 3 weaknesses, What is the physics principle behind swing bowling, If you want to bowl an out swinger, Where should be the shiny side directed towards for RHB,  Other calls and interviews given till now, What is that you work on while developing software, What is a SmartHome, What do you think about Demonetization, Mathematics question: graph of tan x.
Excerpts from Interview 2 : Introduce yourself quickly, How Philips is doing in the market, How does CT work, What is the difference between CT and X-ray, Suppose you are driving a car and you met an accident and the glasses goes into your stomach, what will you suggest, Ct or X-ray, What is your contribution in MRI, What is Lean Engineering, Why do you want to do MBA, Don't you think that Philips is little late in upgrading to windows 10, Tell me the turnover of Chinnaswamy ground, So, your startup is basically an e-commerce, Can you tell me where these e-commerce company is running into profit or not, How many families from you caste are there in your locality, What is the average income of your  family, If you have to suggest to Nitish Kumar so that the family income increases from 3 to 6 lakh, what will you suggest him, Do you have any question.
Excerpts from Interview 3 : Introduce yourself, Why MBA after 3 years of work experience, Discussion on work profile and responsibilities, Draw the graph of (log x)/ x, Do a cost benefit analysis of your job before MBA and after MBA, Who is your role model, What do you mean by ethics, How is it important for business in long term, Mathematics question – Puzzle on probability.
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