SIBM, Pune

The process of selection at SIBM Pune consists of a Psychometrics Test, group task, case study and Personal Interview.
Feedback - Case Study
Average Duration : 15 minutes.
No. of Panelists: 3
  • It was a HR case study. It was about a Manager in a reputed company. He is in a tricky situation where his son gets a seat in a good college and he has to pay 1.5 lac as advance fees. But he is facing a financial crunch he has already taken a home loan he cannot afford another loan. Also, his company does not encourage any loans and advances. There is another guy who wants to get a contract from the first manager; this guy is expert in giving gifts and bribes. Suddenly on Diwali, the first manager receives a gift and Rs. Two lakh from somebody. What should the manager do?
  • Dr. Chaterjee has made a great new invention which can be used for the defense systems. He has sent it for publication in an international journal - but it has come back to him for clarifications. He has ideas of helping the nation with his invention. Hence, he is in a dilemma! What would you suggest him as a future course of action?
  • It was a case study about a Principle in a B-school appointing a new HOD. Then there is dissent and complaints. How does he resolve the situation?
Feedback - Group Task
Average Duration : 15 minutes.
No. of Panelists: 3
  • Tasks: The entire group is blindfolded and then asked to find a rope lying in the room and then form a square
Feedback - Personal Interview
Average Duration : 6-8 minutes.
No. of Panelists: 3
  • Excerpts From Interview 1: What field have you done your engineering in? (Electronics) Describe the OSI Model? What is a digital Envelop? What is an aggregator? What is a generalizer? What is polymorphism? What is abstraction? Why are your academics so poor?
  • Excerpts From Interview 2: Tell us something about yourself? What is Six Sigma? Can any process be six sigma certified? What is BRIC? What is BOP? Have you heard about C K Prahalad?
  • Excerpts From Interview 3: What is so special about your name?Why should we select you over other students? What will you add to SIBM after being here? What have you learnt during your job?How can you improve upon the current profile that you are working in? What have you learnt from your experiences? Which newspapers do you read? Who is the editor of The Hindu? What is it about Pune that you liked the most and what is it that you did not like at all?
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