SAP (Supplementary Admission Process) is conducted jointly by IIM Jammu and IIM Bodhgaya. IIM Sirmaur facilitates SAP separately for female candidates only. All three IIMsoffer a two-year full-time general MBA program. Further, IIM Jammu also extends MBA in Hospital Administration & Health Care Management, and IIM Sirmaur provides MBA in Tourism & Hospitality Management. The final admission list is prepared as per the candidates’ CAT score, work experience, academic profile, academic diversity, and interview performance.
The selection procedure for MBA admissions 2022 followed the given order:
- Shortlisting (based on CAT score and overall profile)
- Personal Interview
A group of two panellists evaluated thecandidates' knowledge regarding their graduation subjects, current affairs, and career goals. On an average, each interview lasted for 10-20 minutes. Here is an overview of the interview experiences of candidates at IIM Bodh Gaya, IIM Jammu, and IIM Sirmaur:
- You have an interesting degree. How is your degree different from the core biology degree? What is the use of technology in biotechnology?What is the scope of biotechnology in India?
- Why MBA and not M.Sc?
- Are you aware of the recent budget?
- Can you name five Bio-Tech institutions of India?
- Which subjects did you study in graduation?
- What is DNA?
- What is the full form of UNESCO? And SAARC?
- Do you know of the latest trade agreements between India and other countries?
- How many districts are there in Assam?
- What do you think about the issue of people demanding separate states in your region? Do you know of popular movements in Assam?
- Lately, people are shifting towards organic food; do you think GM crops are viable? Have you heard about the incidents related to GMOs?
- Do you think it is ethically right to modify organisms? If we can modify human offspring in the future, what complications will it bring and is it ethically right?
- Have you participated in any National or State-level events?
Background: B.Com (Hons), Fresher
- Tell me about your hometown in one minute.
- What subjects did you study in graduation?
- What is repo rate? What is Reverse repo rate? What do you know about monetary and fiscal policy? Who is the current Chairman of NitiAayog? Who is the Chief Economic Advisor? What is GDP and NNP? And Budget Deficit? What is the current target of budget deficit?
- Tell us about your hobbies. Any recent ad campaign?
SAP - IIMs Interview Experiences
- Introduce yourself in one minute.
- Why aren’t your scores good in graduation?
- What is your family business? How do you help? What is the difference between sales revenue and profit income?
- What is the difference between convex lens and concave lens?
- What did you do as an internal auditor?
- What is the number of States in the North-East? Are you from West Bengal? What is the number of states bordering West Bengal? Who is the chief minister of West Bengal?Who is the defence minister of West Bengal?
- How many stock market exchanges are there in India?Where are they?
- What is digital marketing?
- What is cryptocurrency? What is Bitcoin?Is it good to deal in cryptocurrency right now?
- Why MBA?
- What is the full form of covid-19?
- What are your hobbies?Have you entered into any competition?
Background: B.Com, Fresher
- Which state do you belong to?
- Tell me about yourself.
- Tell me about your family background.
- Why MBA (Tourism & Hospitality Management)?
- What was your favourite subject in graduation?
- What is Asset turnover ratio?
- What is working capital management?
- Who is the founder of Yatra?
- Who is the tourism minister of India? Who is the tourism brand ambassador of Tamil Nadu?
- What is the meaning of your name?
- Why is your verbal scoreless compared to other sections?
- Have you visited any other cities/ States? Where is it?
- What are you doing since 2021?
- Who is Bharathiar? (candidate studied atBharathiar University) In which period did he live?
- Who is our President? Who is our Vice President? Who is the Rajyasabha speaker? Which are lower house and upper house? How is President elected?
- Do you have any questions?
Background:B.Sc(H) in Chemistry, MA (Sociology), Work Ex of 2 years in Marketing and Public Relations
- What are you doing these days?
- Why did you switch from Science to Arts? And now MBA?Why not M.Sc. or any research field, especially when you have a high score in graduation?
- Which States are currently under election? What is the number of seats in Delhi legislative assembly? Who is the LG of Delhi?
- Are you aware of any global issue other than the Russia-Ukraine crisis?
- How did you cope up with marketing after sciences?
The candidate was also asked academicquestions related to Sociology.