Management Development Institute, Gurgaon (2011 - 12)

The process of MDI includes a Group Discussion followed by a Personnel Interview.
Feedback - Group Discussion
Average Duration :  15-20 mins.
No. of Panelists :  2
No. of Participants : 12
  • Future of Regional Parties in India
  • Sustainable Infrastructure – issues & challenges
  • FDI in Retail, Is it a boon or Bane?
  • Politics vs Ethics Commitment is more important than other skills in a company
  • Presidential form of government will help in prospering India
Feedback - Personal Interview
Average Duration :  15-20 mins.
No. of Panelists : 2
  • Excerpts From Interview 1 (A 98.85 CAT percentiler, B. Tech. fresher student with falling academic records with interest in gaming and photograph on form with heavy beard) : Gaming is an addiction and not a hobby. Comment? Why do we select you? What is the future of gaming industry? Why don't you make a gaming company or give technical support to BPO's etc.? Why are you clean shaved now? How do companies use social media? What is your preferred MBA specialization? What is your skill set for HR? Who is the developer of angry birds?
  • Excerpts From Interview 2 (A 98.13 CAT percentiler, B. Tech. ECE student with consistent academic records around 80% throughout with a company that gives home tuitions) : What are your extra-curricular activities? (I have a home tuitions company) Tell us about your business model? How does it operate? What is GDP, Budget? How does government make money? What is the difference between GDP and GNP? What is the difference between innovation and creativity? What is the difference between marketing company and market oriented company?
  • Excerpts From Interview 3 (A 97.1 CAT percentiler, fresher with 87% in 10th, 60% in 12th and 67% in graduation and interest in astrophysics) : Topic you are most comfortable in discussing? (Astrophysics - they had a good long discussion on Astrophysics thereafter) Difference between needs and requirements? What should MDI and IIMs do to fulfill student's needs or requirements? What is the difference between bonus and salary? Why less score in 12th? What will you do as director of IIM to improve it? Should academics be considered for selection to management schools?
  • Excerpts From Interview 4 (A 98.04 CAT percentiler, B.Tech. ECE with 39 months work-ex as scientist with DRDO) : Why MBA after being a scientist? Is Abdul Kalam a good manager? What projects are you currently doing? Tell us something about DRDO? What changes would you like to bring in DRDO? What recent controversy was there within DRDO? What is your perception about this controversy? What are your plans after MBA?
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