The process of selection at XIMB consists of Group Discussion and WAT, followed by Personal Interview.
Feedback - Group Discussion & WAT
(Same topic is given for WAT and GD.)
No. of Participants in GD: 9
Duration: 10 minutes to discuss, 5 minutes to write summary
- Uniform in institutes of higher learning
- Will online shopping lead to closure of shopping malls?
- Sustainable development hampers industrial progress.
- Helping hands are better than praying mouths.
- Should politics be taken as a profession?
- Coaching classes are destroying education.
- Aadhar: an infringement into privacy
- The right time to do the right thing is right now!
- Education makes people stupid.
XIMB - Interview Experiences
Feedback - Personal Interview
No. of panelists: 2-3
Duration: 10-25 minutes
Excerpt from Interview 1:
Candidate Profile: B.Tech (Civil), Work Experience of 30 months
So, why were you late? What's your CAT Percentile? What other calls do you have? So, why'd you taught in school, after leaving your engineering job? Explain Bernoulli's theorem. Your academic performance is so low and you are teaching the kids. Why so? Can you justify your low academic scores? Which classes do you teach? Why you're doing experiments on these children? So, you are preparing only english? What are you currently reading? How much do you remember from your engineering days? Do you know what is UDL? Draw SFD and BMD of UDL on a simply supported beam. How'd you direct your path in a corporate world after working as a site engineer, and as a teacher? You are from UP, then tell me which 5 states surround UP?
Excerpt from Interview 2:
Candidate Profile: Work experience in Electric Vehicles startup company
Introduce yourself. What are you doing now? What are your job responsibilities? In which year did you pass out? What other calls do you have? What do you know about Odisha? What do you want to major in? Names a few automobile companies. Where is Kia Motors from? Do they have a tie up with any other automobile companies? You were helpful during the GD and gave opportunities for others to speak. Are you like this always? What other personality traits do you have?
Excerpt from Interview 3:
Candidate Profile: B.Tech (EEE), Fresher
Tell us about yourself. What's your CAT percentile? Why did you score so low? Differentiate between Electrical and Electronics in terms of engineering? Define Diode, TRIAC and ICs. Define resistance and impedance. What's your native place? How many assembly seats does Telangana have? Name 5 Indian IT companies. Name their CEOs. (some more questions on IT companies) How much would you rate your performance until now (out of 10)? Do you want to ask us anything?