The process of selection at MDI includes a Group Discussion followed by a Personnel Interview.
Duration: 15 minutes for each
- Effect of demonetization on common citizen vis-a-vis black money holders
- Commercialization of healthcare: good or bad?
- In a resource starved country like India, spending on space missions is a wastage of resources.
- Developing countries need trade not aid.
- Positive attitude is more important than knowledge for business success.
Feedback – Personal Interview
No. of panelists: 2
Excerpts from Interview 1-
Candidate Profile: Work ex, engineer
You are already into corporate. Why are you here? So, you did your B.tech in which branch? So, you do stand up? Can you do a 5 min set for us? What are your hobbies? What do you write? Which genre in poems? You read books? – of what genre? What is philosophy? Tell me about any famous philosopher. Can we ask questions on current affairs? Have you prepared for it? (No questions asked on current affairs) Have you ever thought of going for UPSC? Have you heard of Maruti? Suppose Suzuki wants to make an entry in your sector and Suzuki management appoints you as an advisory. What advice will you give? How do our machines damage road?
Excerpts from Interview 2-
Candidate Profile: B. tech CSE, work ex
How are you feeling? Why are you excited? Tell me the names of subjects from first year of your btech? What is database? What is relational database, primary key and secondary key? What is the tester’s role in project? What is the first thing a person thinks on joining Infosys? Why did you leave Infosys? Who is CEO of Vinsol? (The candidate had worked in Infosys and Vinsol) What are the disadvantages of offshore?
Excerpts from Interview 3-
Candidate Profile: Fresher
Tell me the meaning of your name? You have won a prize in spell bee. Write down pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis. So which field is this term related to and what does it mean? Have you heard about encryption, digital signature and Electronic fund transfer? (One of the interviewer writes www.yahoo.com
) Tell me why do we use dot as separator and not slash or comma or other characters? What steps would you follow to bring about change in your organization? List them. Ok, so I am from a state where girls are not allowed to go to school. They think girls are a liability. How would you solve this problem? Give me a self sustainable solution to this problem. What's your percentile? What other calls you have? Why would you join MDI? Do you have any questions about us or the institute?