The selection process at SJMSOM, IIT Bombay consists of Essay Writing (WAT), followed by Personal Interview.
Feedback - Essay Writing (WAT)
Word Limit: 300 words
Duration: 30 minutes
(Candidates are given 2 topics to choose from.)
- Need of Digital Education in addition to formal degree
- Paid and Fake News
Feedback - Personal Interview
Duration: 10-20 minutes
No. of Panelists: 3
Excerpt from Interview 1-
Candidate Profile: background in IT
Introduce yourself. What is the meaning of your name? What’s your hometown? Tell us about your family background. Why MBA? What is smart contract? What is distributed ledger? Is bitcoin a hype? Was it wrong for RBI to ban crypto currency? Tell us about some existing applications of IoT. What other calls do you have? (some questions based on management related topics) Do you have any questions for us?
Excerpt from Interview 2-
Candidate Profile: B.Tech (Mechanical), Work Experience of 1 year
How are you feeling? Tell us about your life with the academic scores, starting from Class 10th. Tell us about your day-to-day role at AICTE. So, who analysed the survey? What was the questionnaire and How was yours analysed? Why did you leave Tata? lf one can get bored in 8 months, is that okay? Why MBA? Tell us about any two latest news of your sector. (some specific questions on the same) What is RPN? Do you want to ask us anything?
Excerpt from Interview 3-
Candidate Profile: B.Tech (CSE), Fresher
Tell me about yourself. Please tell us more about your startup. Explain in detail and also explain why it failed. What did you learn from this? What will you change if you get to try again? Who's your role model as an entrepreneur and which MBA college is he/she from? Who is the founder of Ola? If you have passion for entrepreneurship, why MBA? just hire a sales team. What all startups do you know about? So, Flipkart is a startup? Name the founders of these startups. And from which MBA colleges are they from? How many co-founders were there in your startup and what was your role in it? How will you compete with all these experienced people? Write a code for me. (given one code) Give me an equation. Turn this solution into binary now. How do you convert decimal into binary? Which all subjects did you study in your last semester? What did you study in Business Analytics? How did you implement it practically? What is needed to implement R? Why is your graduation score so low? Do you think graduation is the right way to judge people? List five things that are impacting the world right now.