The process of selection at IFMR consists of Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview.
Feedback – WAT
Duration - 15-20 minutes
Topic - Citing personal experience, write on "Look before you leap"
Feedback - Personal Interview
Duration: 15-20 minutes
No. of Panellists: 2
Excerpt from Interview 1-
Candidate Profile: B.Tech (Electronics and Communications). Work Ex-15 months
Questions: Introduce yourself? Why do you want to study Finance? Give us reasons for Bank Mergers? There is a dip in your academic performance, kindly justify? Few questions related to academic subjects? Do you read newspapers? Are you aware of latest business news? Tell us an incident where you were in a decision-making position? How has the current pandemic situation affected the work scenario?
Excerpt from Interview 2-
Candidate Profile: Bachelor of Science
Questions:Why is there a gap? Briefly tell us about yourself? Questions on Optics? Your opinion on Farm laws? Name the states where the elections are held? Give us the pros and cons of One Nation - One Election? What is Punjab’s number in contribution to GDP? Who is the current Finance Minister of India? Question on Demographics of Punjab?