K.J. Somaiya Inst. of Mgt. Studies & Research (2011 - 12)

The process of selection at KJ Somaiya consists of Essay Writing, Group Discussion and Personal Interview.
Feedback- Essay Writing
Average Duration : 15 mins.
Words : 200-300
  • London Olympics – will it bring laurels to India?
  • Impact of management on the Indian Society.
  • Impact of IT on the Indian Society
  • What should the Indian govt. concentrate more on: primary, secondary or higher education?
  • Foreign channels and programmes should be controlled and monitored.
Feedback- Group Discussion
Average Duration : 90 Sec./person + 10 mins. Extempore.
No. of Panelists :15
No. of Participants : 15
  • Education at Grassroots in India (Facts given: About Primary School Education, Govt.Initiatives, Mid day meals, Right to education)
  • Crowd outsourcing – issues and challenges.
  • A case on education and innovation (Facts given about brain drain + Mid day meal + Sarva Shiksha abhiyaan).
Feedback - Personal Interview
Average Duration  : 10-15 mins.
No. of Panelists : 2
  • Excerpts From Interview 1 (A 90.5 CAT percentiler, with 74% in 10th, 75% in 12th and 84% in B.E Mechanical and no work-ex and interest in finance) : What did you learn as a student of mechanical engineer? Which specialization are you interested in and why this specialization? Monetary Policy & Fiscal Policy difference? What do you mean by liquidity and inflation? Why MBA? Difference between manager & leader?
  • Excerpts From Interview 2 (A 92.5 CAT percentiler, with 79% in 10th, 60% in 12th and 66% in B.Tech. C.S.E. and a work-ex of 4 months) : Why MBA? What do you want to specialize & why? What are your hobbies? ( Photography) How do you define a good/ bad photography? You passed in 2011, why did you leave the job after 4 months? Which other calls do you have?
  • Excerpts From Interview 3 (A 93.4 CAT percentiler, with decreasing trend in academics and no work-ex) : Introduce yourself? Why MBA? Preference of Branch? Your strengths and weakness? Your Achievements? What do you like? Your hobbies? How much time do you take to complete a Sudoku puzzle? Tell us about your father/mother/sister cross questions on them? Tell us about your city?
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