IIM CAP Interview Experience 2019
Venue: MUMBAI (FN)
WAT topic: Recently there’s increase in demand for ban on movies, books and portrayals of historical and mythological figures. Is india really becoming intolerant?
2 panelists P1 and P2
P1- mid 30’s (F)
P2- late 40’s (M)
P1 called me in the Interview room and asked me for my file.
(I was sweating incessantly because of the meagre – if not absent – air conditioning system at the centre)
P2: Why are you sweating so much?
M: Told that I’m not used to Mumbai’s humid weather.
P2: I thought you’re from mumbai, as your name is Siddhivinayak
M: Explained the origin of my name.
P2: So, introduce yourself?
P2: So you want to be in the teaching field after MBA?
(I mentioned teaching and mentoring as a passion)
M: Said yes, but I’ll first take substantial corporate experience.
P2: Asked about my work ex.
P1(after assessing my file): Asked the reason for my low acads.
M: Explained. Mentioned my strong other curricular achievements.
P2: Will you perform similarly in MBA?
M: Negated ambitiously.
P2: Which specialization in MBA?
M: Said finance and marketing.
P2: How are you with current affairs.
P2: Showed a picture in today’s newspaper, and asked to identify the person and tell why was he in news
M: It was crown prince salman bin of Saudi. Explained.
P2: Asked about his previous deeds.
M: Talked about how he trounced his competition.
P2: Did he murder anyone?
M: Not anyone that I know of.
P2: Why is ICJ in news lately?
M: Talked about kulbhushan jadhav case.
P2: Who’s representing our case there?
M: Don’t know sir.
P2: Asked about geopolitics with Iran and the USA?
P1: Do you read business magazines and newspapers?
M: I said only newspapers.
P1&2: Okay, we’re done. Thank you.
M: Thank you. It was a pleasure meeting you.
No cookies no chocolates
Not sure about what to expect out of this.