The process of selection at IIM L consists of Essay Writing (WAT), followed by Personal Interview.
Feedback - Essay Writing (WAT)
Duration: 15 minutes
Word Limit: 300 words
- Instant justice is justified.
- ‘Education sans employability’ will result into an inefficient economy.
- Lying for a better cause or truth at any cost?
- Rise and fall of Air India
- Priority of Political Parties: National security v/s social security?
Feedback - Personal Interview
Duration: 15-20 minutes
No. of Panelists: 2
IIM Lucknow - Interview Experiences
Excerpt from Interview 1-
Candidate Profile: B.Tech, Work Experience of 4+ years
Introduce yourself. Tell me why didn’t you opt for PGP ABM? You have close to five years experience. Do you think you can compete with young people? Do you know where is SM course being held? Why not opt for engineering postgraduation? What will you do if get in this year? What will you do if not? Give me opportunity cost. How will you try and fund yourself? Let's touch some industrial management from your academics. Explain something. How are CPM and PERT differentiated? So, which method does Uber and Ola use? Tell me about your hobbies. Why toy collection and bonsai? How do you think experience people will fare in placements at IIML? What else do you know about IIML curriculum?
Excerpt from Interview 2-
Candidate Profile: B.Tech, Fresher
Introduce yourself. You workout? What muscle you like to hit the most? What kind of diet would you make for each one of us? Make the diet chart. Draw graph of y=2x + 5. Integrate 1+tanx. (Given a determinant to solve without using pen) What is mode? And median? Why were you not sure? Do you have work experience? Tell us about it. (candidate’s business along with his father) What does your dad do? Do you have any siblings? What is he doing? Do you read? Which book you read last? What was your favourite subject during college? Why do you like that subject? Any questions for us?