Goa Institute of Management, Goa (2018-19)

The process of selection at GIM consists of a GD and WAT, followed by a Personal Interview.
Feedback - Group Discussion and WAT
Duration for GD: 10-15 minutes
Duration for WAT: 5 minutes
Word Limit for WAT: 150 words
(Same topic is given for GD and WAT)
  • As a nation, are we prepared to handle natural calamities?
  • A ship is the safest on the harbor but this is not what a ship is made for.
  • How will research help in management education?
  • World without AI (Artificial Intelligence)
  • E-commerce is tempting customers to buy unneeded things.
  • A dot
Feedback - Personal Interview
Duration: 10-15 minutes
No. of panelists: 2
Excerpt from Interview 1-
Candidate Profile: B.Tech (CSE), Fresher
Introduce yourself. Why HR? What are your favorite subjects in CS? (Questions given on arrays and some other CS related topics) Why do you want to switch from technical field to MBA? Where do you see yourself in five years (Mathematical questions given on circles, Taylor series, and weights)? What are your hobbies? Do you want to ask us anything?
Excerpt from Interview 2-
Candidate Profile: B.Tech (CSE), Fresher
Tell us about yourself. Why do you want to do MBA? So, what other calls do you have? Do you know about Artificial Intelligence? (Some specific questions on Artificial Intelligence and its applications) What are neural networks? How does a sensor work?  Do you know the functioning of Sonar and Radar? Do you think technology is harmful in any way? What are your hobbies? Any questions for us?
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Excerpt from Interview 3-
Candidate Profile: B.Tech (CSE), Work Experience
Introduce yourself. Tell us about your work profile. So, which projects have you handled? (mathematical questions asked on matrices, circle, probability) Why MBA? Are you aware of the current happenings in India? (some questions on current government) So, what are your political views? What other calls do you have? Do you want to ask us anything?