Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow (2012 - 13)

The process of selection at IIM L consists of Essay on Group Discussions topic followed by Personal Interviews.
Feedback - Essay Writing
Average Duration : 15 mins.
Word Limit: 300 words
No. of Panelists : 2
No. of Participants: 10
Same as the one given for Group Discussion.
Feedback - Group Discussion
Average Duration : 15 mins.
No. of Panelists : 2
No. of Participants: 10
  • What good the moon can be of if it cannot be bought or sold.
  • The things appear large from the valley, but small from the top of the mountain.
  • The more you study the more you realize how ignorant you are.
  • Not only who earns is rich but also the one who gives is also rich.
Feedback - Personal Interview
Average Duration : 15 mins
No. of Panelists : 2
  • Excerpts From Interview 1: (A 99.58 CAT percentiler with 10th -93.1%, 12th -94.2% and B. Tech. CSE– 92.4% and likes acting). Are you placed somewhere? Why you want to do MBA when you are already placed? Why you want to do marketing? Explain the marketing strategy of a company that you might know? What are your hobbies? What are your views on women empowerment? How many calls you have?
  • Excerpts From Interview 2: (A 98.05 CAT percentiler with 10th -95%, 12th -89.8% and B. Com. - 82.72% and is a C.A. with no work experience). Introduce yourself. Why MBA after doing CA? Tell us something about accounting standards. Tell me applications of accounting in different industries? What is fiscal deficit? What is the fiscal deficit of India? What is your biggest achievement in life so far?
  • Excerpts From Interview 3: (A 99.94 CAT percentiler with 10th -94%, 12th -82% and B.Tech Mechanical -73.6% and a work experience of 6 months). Are you still working? Why are you interested in ABM? Why are you interested in Agro business and business management course? What do you know about 7 sister states and what basic thing unites them? Which company you like to work with after MBA? What management courses you have studied during engineering? What is net present value? What is financial market and how is it different from normal market? What is the difference between CRR and repo rate? What is your job profile?
  • Excerpts From Interview 4: (A 99.58 CAT percentiler with 10th -90.4%, 12th -70.8% and B.Tech Electrical-7.21 CGPA and work experience of 42 months with his/her own family's business). Why MBA? What will you do after MBA? What is the turnover of your business? What is the IT returns of your parents? What's your profile in the company? Rate yourself and your group in the group discussion? Why such a drop in marks from 10th to 12th? What is opportunity cost? Have you done any project or internship? What advice will you give to finance minister for upcoming budget? What kind of tax benefits are given to business houses? Where do you see yourself after 3- 4 years from now? Which field you want to work in?
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