The selection process at IIM I consists of Essay Writing (WAT) followed by Personal Interview round.
Feedback – Essay Writing (WAT)
Average Duration: 30 min
Word Limit: 300 words
- What should you do to make Indian tourism better?
- Only thing that is constant is change. What are the necessary changes required to sustain growth? Can some changes have negative implications?
- How will the growing migrant crisis affect the domestic and the foreign policies of countries in the long run?
Feedback - Personal Interview
Average Duration: 20-25 mins
No. of Panelists: 3
Excerpts from Interview 1 - Tell me about yourself, What is Relational database, What is an operating system, Do you read newspapers, Give any 3 Business news and 3 world news, Write a program, Why MBA ,Why IIM I.
Excerpts from Interview 2 - (BE-ECE)-Tell us about yourself, Tell us about your family business, How have you helped your family business grow, What's your favorite subject in ECE, What's your favorite circuit or device, Tell us why do we use a BJT transistor , Which transistor is preferred NPN or PNP, Why are there two transistors, which mobile do you use, Is it GSM, So what is this GSM, Is there any other technology which we use, Why are there call drops in GSM, You have mentioned that you were the president of your university's student club, What are views on JNU row, What are the facts that you know regarding this issue, Can you name any freedom fighter who faced such charges, So you organized a street play, what is the difference between a normal play and a street play, Can you tell any famous person in India who is known for his/her street plays, So as there are so many elite institutes with their own student unions isn't it a high time for the IIMs to have the same, What do you think can be the solution to reduce these extremist ideologies, Who are these Naxalites, Who are Maoists, How are they different, Will you go for a job or will you look after your family business after your PG.
Excerpts from Interview 3 - (B.Com) -What is balance sheet, In balance sheet where do you show TDS, Do you possess any knowledge about accounting standards, What information is included in a bill for services, What is a money bill, tell us your hobbies, why MBA, why IIM I.
Excerpts from Interview 4 - (10th -94.1%, 12th - 93.8% ,B.Tech-ECE- 9.41CGPA, Work Ex -TCS -16 months) -Tell us about your university, Tell us about your work in TCS, What is the team structure in your project, Who are the other major players in this domain, So you had to go through the placement process to get a job in TCS, were you nervous, You are from Bengal, there is an upcoming election in Bengal-What do you think of the present government, CPM was in power for such a long time in Bengal, how can a government be in power for so long and do so little for development, CPM and Congress are teaming up now for the elections, What do you do apart from work, Who is the Chief Minister of Jharkhand, Who is the Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Jawaharlal Nehru gave a certain moniker to Pune, do you know what that is, Pune has many automobile plants, do you know which ones are there, What are some of the things Pune is famous for, What is the historical significance of Pune, Do you know whose seat of power was Pune.