Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai (2018 - 19)

Process
The selection process at IIT MUMBAI 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.)
  • How social media has given a boost to #MeToo movement?
  • Impact of Facebook on the society. How to use it in a positive way?
  • Sustainable Development
Feedback - Personal Interview
Duration: 10-15 minutes
No. of Panelists: 3-4
Excerpt from Interview 1-
Candidate Profile: B.Tech (ECE), Work Experience of 2 years
Tell us about yourself. Why MBA? What are Maxwell’s equations? (some questions on candidate’s internship and from academic subjects) What is the role of RBI? What is monetary policy? Do you know the current repo rate? What are your hobbies? (some specific questions on candidate’s hobbies) What other calls do you have? Do you want to ask us anything?
Excerpt from Interview 2-
Candidate Profile: B.Tech (ECE), Work Experience of 1 year
Introduce yourself. Tell us about your work profile. Which project are you currently working on? How would you use your telecommunication knowledge to help develop India? How will you use electronics knowledge in agricultural field? You are from Maharashtra and working in Karnataka. Compare the two States in terms of FDI, GDP, financial and economic growth. Where do you see yourself after completing MBA?
Excerpt from Interview 3-
Candidate Profile: B.Tech (CSE), Work Experience of 2.5 years in IT
How’s life? Where are you coming from? What is your education background? What are the different types of data structures? Describe your job role. Do you know about the new E-commerce laws in the country? Describe your biggest achievement. Which is your favorite book? What do you like about it? Do you relate to the main character in this book? Who were the last three Chief Ministers of Delhi?