Management Development Institute, Gurgaon (2007 - 08)

Process
The process of selection at MDI consists of Group Discussions followed by Personal Interviews.
Feedback - Group Discussion
Average Duration : 20 minutes.
No. of Panelists : 2
  • Education and Success, is there a correlation?
  • Is blackboard learning superior to managerial experience?
Feedback - Personal Interview
Average Duration : 15 minutes.
No. of Panelists : 2
  • Excerpts From Interview 1 : There were no general questions. Questions were asked on US elections. Which ones in your opinion are better- Democrats or Republicans? Which newspaper do you read? Questions based on US Govt. Policies? Questions related to Maharashtra Nav Nirmaan Sena.
  • Excerpts From Interview 2 : Are you an analytical or a passionate person? What is your passion? (Rock music).Which is your favorite band? Questions related to the latest album of that band. Questions based on academics. Are you a good organizer or not? Some questions on strengths and weaknesses.
  • Excerpts From Interview 3 : The questions related to my performance in GD. Whether I was satisfied with my performance? I was put in various managerial situations where I was to lead a team of people and asked about my way of giving them the rewards for their outstanding performance towards the completion of their targets? I was questioned why did as a fresher I wanted to do an MBA why not take a job experience and then go for an MBA?
Overall Feedback - PI
There were no general questions and most of the questions were picked from what was mentioned in the CV. The students somehow felt that a lot of weightage was given to the CAT percentile score.
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