The selection process at IIM Rohtak consists of Essay writing (WAT) and Personal Interview (including an extempore).
Feedback - Essay Writing (WAT)
Duration: 20 minutes
Word limit: 250-300 words
- Do women view politically liberal men as weak? Do you agree? Give your views.
- Demonetization: bane or a boon?
- Playing games teach us about life.
- Cyrus Mistry v/s Ratan Tata
Feedback - Personal Interview
Duration: 15-25 minutes
No. of Panelists: 2
Excerpt from Interview 1-
Candidate Profile: B.A. Economics (H), Fresher
How are you? How was your day? Why? Where did you book? Will Coronavirus affect Indian Economy? Positive or Negative? Draw me the consumer and producer surplus. What is the breakeven point here? What is price elasticity? If price increases by one unit, and quantity demanded increases by 2units, what will the graph look like? Who is the governor of RBI? Governor of Odisha? CM of Odisha? How many terms have he been in charge? Can you tell me 2 endangered species that the government is trying to protect in Odisha? Puri temple is famous in your state, when was it built? Which king built it and in which century? What is the difference between Democratic Republic and Sovereign State? How familiar are you with Correlation and Regression? Probability? There are 4 envelopes and 3 letters, any arrangements possible? What is 5!? Do you know differentiation and integration? What were your positions of responsibility in college? Now we will give you a topic, take 30 seconds to think.
Extempore (2 minutes): What major reform should the government take in India?
Excerpt from Interview 2-
Candidate Profile: B.Tech (CSE), Work Experience of 6 months in digital marketing
Introduce yourself in 15 seconds. How many classical dances are there? How is kathak different from them? Tell me about the mudras you have in kathak. What are universal gates? Why are they called so? What is the difference between compiler and assembler? Tell us the difference between a bill and an Act. How does bill become Act? Is it same for money bills? Do we need the majority of Rajya Sabha for money bills also? If there are 6 girls and 4 boys, what is the probability of a girl being called for the interview after 2 boys have been called? In how many ways can 3 letters be arranged in 4 envelopes? Tell me the difference between republic, democratic and sovereign. Is Saudi Arabia sovereign? So you are a dancer, we will give you a topic, take 30 seconds to think.
Extempore (2 minutes): Why are young children not opting classical dance forms?
Excerpt from Interview 3-
Candidate Profile: B.Tech (Mechanical), Work Experience of 3.5 years
Tell us about your work profile. What is EOQ? What is cycle time? What is lead time? What is Bottleneck? How would you increase production? Do you know about Master Production schedule? And Aggregate production? What is our National bird? National animal? And National emblem? So you are from MP, tell me the tagline of MP tourism. Who is the governor of MP? And CM? Who is the competitor of CM? his constituency? And his father's name? What is the name of CM’s son? How many number of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha seats are there? And Vidhan Sabha seats? Do you know about our Presidential election process? Will whom is Donald Trump visiting? And for which event? Which cities will he visit? Heard about recent climate change summit? Who is Greta? What’s her age? And country? So you are into boxing, then name five Indian boxers. What is Vijender Singh’s current profession? What are weight categories? Now we will give you a topic, take 30 seconds to think.
Extempore (2 minutes): Mob lynching