Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai (2018 - 19)

Process:
The process of selection at Great Lakes consists of Essay Writing (WAT) followed by Personal Interview.
Feedback – WAT
Duration: 20 minutes
Word Limit: one and a half page
(2 options were given to each candidate)
  • Is India ready for electric vehicles?
  • Automation is killing jobs.
  • How do crude oil prices impact Indian currency?
  • Health insurance has a huge scope in India
  • Silicon Valley entrepreneurship is elitist and cannot work in India. What are your views?
Feedback – Personal Interview
No. of panelists: 2-3
Duration: 15-20 minutes
Excerpt from Interview 1-
Candidate Profile: BBA, Fresher
Introduce yourself. So, which subjects did you opt for? What is the format of balance sheet? What is SIP? What is a mutual fund? Do you know the current rate of PPF? (questions from academic subjects) Why do you want to pursue MBA? What are your extra curriculars? What other calls do you have? Any questions for us?
Excerpt from Interview 2-
Candidate Profile: B.Tech, Work Experience of 2 years
Introduce yourself. Tell us about your family background. Why did you choose Great Lakes? Which specialization do you want to do? What is your current job profile? What are your hobbies? (some questions based on current affairs, candidate’s State and his political views) What are your plans after MBA?
Excerpt from Interview 3-
Candidate Profile: B.Sc Physics, Fresher
Tell me about yourself. Why MBA? Do you read newspapers? Do you know about US immigration issues? And Mexican border issue? (some questions on current affairs) What are your hobbies? So, economy of Norway is dependent on? (Questions based on candidate’s application form) Do you have any other calls? Do you want to ask anything?