The process of selection at MDI includes a WAT and Group Discussion, followed by a Personal Interview.
Feedback – WAT & Group Discussion
Duration: 15 minutes each
Word Limit for WAT: 150
No. of participants in GD: 8-10
Feedback – Personal Interview
No. of panelists: 2
Duration: 15-25 minutes
Excerpt from Interview 1
Questions: Pleasantries exchanged. So, you are a pharmacy student, Can you tell me why is placebo used in clinical trials? What is a placebo effect, can you elaborate? Give me an example, other than medical field where it can be used ? Give us an example in a social setting? The interviewer explained that it was in discussion after someone won a Nobel prize recently. He did some work on it too. Next question- Let’s move on to statistics? What is regression? How do you calculate p value? It is used in clinical trials? Okay, I’ll ask you basic 12th or rather 10th or 8th class Math. What are the measures of central tendency? Thank you for your time.
Excerpt from Interview 2
Candidate’s Profile:B.Tech (Work experience – 12 months in an NGO)
Questions on the candidate’s profile what was candidate’s job profile/ job role ? What is Repo rate? Name of top electronics companies. Question on Apple Company’s share price and where is it listed? Questions on Digital marketing and its impact? Why do you want to join MDI? Your opinion on Farm Laws?Why government is adamant on farm laws? What are your future endeavours? Where do you see yourself after 10 years?