Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow (2011 - 12)

The process of selection at IIM L consists of an Essay writing, Group Discussion (on the essay topic) followed by Personal Interview.
Feedback - Essay Writing
Average Duration : 15 min.
No. of Panelists: 2
No. of Participants: 13
  • The bad news in time flies the good news & you are the pilot!
  • Intuition is the loss of scientific Knowledge.
  • Glory is transitory but obscurity is forever.
  • There have been discussions to abolish the death penalty. What are the pros and cons of abolishing capital punishment?
Feedback - Group Discussion
Average Duration : 15 -20 mins.
No. of Panelists: 2
No. of Participants: 13
Same as Essay Writing topic
Feedback Personal Interview
Average Duration : 15 mins.
No. of Panelists: 3
  • Excerpts From Interview 1 (A 99+ CAT percentiler with consistent academic records who also serves as a member of the Canteen committee at a reputed MNC): How was your G.D? What is genetically modified food (G.M)? Difference between GM & hybrid food? Why MBA? What are the measures of central tendency? (Mean, Median & Mode). Significance of mean, median & mode? Why should we select you?
  • Excerpts From Interview 2 (A fresher B.Tech. Civil engineer from PEC with 99.36 CAT percentile and falling academic performance): Why did you opt for civil engineering? What is mortar? What is shearing force? Do you watch movies? About 3D & 4D movies. Earthquake resistant structures in California? Why MBA? How will you apply engineering to the MBA program?
  • Excerpts From Interview 3 (A B.Tech. Civil engineer from IIT with 99.92 CAT percentile and falling academic marks;18 months of work-ex in Coal India in a senior managerial position): Project? (project on tensile steel structure). What is steel? Define strength and toughness? What subjects did you study in final year? Why did you opt to work in the public sector? What is coal? What were your responsibilities in the organization? Did you study any part of management in engineering? Which other calls do you have? Why have you chosen Agni Business in IIM-A?
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