The selection process at SIBM Pune consists of a Case Study, Written Ability Test followed by a Personal Interview.
Feedback – Case Study
Average time: 20 mins
- The group members are assigned a role in a company i.e. marketing head, HR etc. The group has to answer the questions - how to grow the company, how to lower the expenses, improve growth and present the current scenario of the company in a group to the panel.
- The group members are assigned a role in a beauty salon. The group has to answer the questions related to activities there , funds, resources etc.
Feedback – Written Ability Test (WAT)
Average Duration: 10 mins
Word Limit: 50 words
A video is shown for 1 minute. The candidates are asked to write a description for the video and give a title with a hash tag.
- The video showed scorpions and birds. The birds wanted to kill the scorpions for food but couldn't succeed because the scorpions gathered together and fought.
Feedback - Personal Interview
Average Duration: 10-15 mins
No. of Panelists: 3
Excerpts from Interview 1 - Describe yourself, Give a justification for the long term goal that you have mentioned in the CV, What is your aim, What other calls do you have, Academic questions, What brought you here, Why MBA, How did you reach Pune?
Excerpts from Interview 2 - You are the last one to be interviewed , how does it feel, You must be aware of all the questions asked from others, Tell us the questions, Differentiate between cost reduction and cost control, Tell us about your observations of the campus, Being a fresher what would you bring to the class, Since you like reading motivational quotes, tell us a few quotes, What do you know about Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao scheme, You have one year gap in which you sat at home – did you learn anything during that phase, What genres of books do you like to read .
Excerpts from Interview 3 - How did you come to Mumbai, How do you commute in Mumbai, Tell us about your previous job- the company , Discussion on Work ex, Tell us about your job profile , What are your hobbies, How do you manage it along with studies, Why MBA, Why SIBM Pune.