The process at SIOM Nashik consists of a group/case discussion, written ability test (WAT) and a personal interview.
Feedback - Group/Case Discussion
Duration: 20 minutes
No. of participants: 6
- A case study on resolving conflicts between different departments in an organisation. Suggest solutions for it.
- Is I-Quality a cost to a company? Discuss.
Feedback – Written Ability Test (WAT)
Duration: 10-15 minutes
- After you have got the MBA degree in Operations Management, what will you do with it on personal, organisational and societal front?
- At SIOM, the risks taken by its students are not taken anywhere else. What are those risks and how do you plan to manage them?
Feedback - Personal Interview
Duration: 15 minutes
No. of panelists: 2
Excerpt from Interview 1-
Candidate Profile: Work Experience of 18 months
Where are you from? Where are you working? So, what is your job role? What do you do to maintain Reliability? What do you do as a part of Listen in LLF? What are the limits for it? Tell me about the recent challenge faced by you. Did you document each step involved in it? Why? Which part of Operations Management do you like? Can you explain about yourself along with your family background? So, you were a part of the volleyball team, what did you learn from it? And any other thing? Why specialization in Operations? Why can’t you switch your career in Operations in company itself? Why do an MBA? What are your biggest achievements till now? Any question for us?
Excerpt from Interview 2-
Candidate Profile: B.Tech (Mechanical), Work Experience of 2 years
What does your name mean? Take us through your profile from the beginning. Why SIOM? Why MBA? Why do you want to pump in such a huge sum of money and two years, when you can take certifications like Six Sigma and APICS CPIM from outside also? But Why MBA only? And not some other degree? What do you think Operations is all about? Tell something about your work experience. Don’t you think coming from a mechanical background and landing up in an IT company is a wrong choice? Do you prefer Operations in IT or Mechanical? How do you see Infosys? (candidate’s previous employer) Then why did you leave such a big brand? What was your favourite subject in graduation? So, what is Otto Cycle? What is NORM VI? What are 2-stroke and 4 stroke engines? What are your short term goals? What failures did you faced in life? What challenges did you face in your college project?