Indian Inst. of Technology, Kanpur (2012 - 13)

The process of selection at IIT Kanpur consists of a Group Discussion. Personal Interviews were clubbed with other IITs which provided IIT- K with the scores of the candidates.
Feedback - Group Discussion
Average Duration : 90 secs. per person + 5 min. for Group Discussion
No. of Panelists : 4 (3 evaluators + 1 student moderator).
No. of Participants : 12 to 15
  • A person has been working with a company on contract for some 3-4 years. Now, he is recruited by the same company on a permanent position but the company says he will not be entitled to all the benefits and perks that a permanent employee receives until he serves 1 more year with the company. He is already 35 and has family to support including wife and daughter. What should he do?
  • A case study on a manager unable to achieve production targets because of old machines. If he installs new machines production will have to be stopped and the company will have to incur cost of new machines, but this process will be beneficial in the long term. Also the continuation of production is critical to company, what should he do?
  • A case study on a woman with small children and family to take care of being transferred to a location far away from her hometown. It is important to take up this job as a post away from home towns assist in promotions.The lady is in a dilemma whether to take promotion and get transferred or join a new company. What should she do?
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