Are you an aspirant preparing to crack those b-school interviews? Waiting with bated breath to get a call from your dream b-school and wondering which schools you must prepare for? Wondering what aspects of preparation do you need to focus on? Well, we have worked with aspirants like you over the years. We have also conducted multiple interviews with students who cracked their dream b-schools over the years. All this to understand the secret sauce to WAT-GD-PI success. So here, in this article, we give you a list of must-reads, from concepts you must know, to commonly asked PI questions and how to answer them. Peruse this list at your own leisure, and figure out how you can score a convert to one of the top Indian b-schools ! Read on!
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Your Ultimate WAT-GD-PI Prep Checklist 2021 - Q&A Guide
From technical questions to "tell me about yourself," here are some common interview questions and how you can answer them! Check them out below:
Dikshant Yadav, an FMS Delhi student and a civil engineer, shares his take on the commonly asked technical questions that engineers must prepare for, especially if they want to get into one of the top Indian b-schools. Technical questions are normally asked during interviews based on your profile and your WAT answers. If you have work experience in a particular engineering domain, you will be asked technical, process-oriented, real-world questions related to the same. If you are a fresher, you'll be asked about technical questions related to your major subject and other subjects that you show an interest in. In this article, Dikshant shares how to answer these questions.
Do you know what will be the most recurring thing you’ll face during b-school admissions and after? Interviews. PIs. Yup! Be it b-school admission interviews, placement interviews or more job interviews in the future, you’re going to face personal interviews one way or the other all your life. But here’s the catch - your interviewers will be interviewing hundreds if not thousands of people at once. So how do you stand out? How do you make sure that you are noticed, and that for the right reasons? The first step - prepare and fine-tune your interview questions with model answers. In order to help you prepare, here’s a compilation of likely interview questions and how you can best answer them.
WAT-GD-PIs for your dream b-schools are just around the corner. Which means competing with a bunch of aspirants, just like yourself, equally focused on cracking that coveted seat in one of the top b-schools of India. This also means you have your work cut out for you. You need to make sure you’re prepared and ready to answer tough questions, make the right choices and decisions, as well as read the interviewers’ body language in order to perform your best. In this article, we help you figure out how you can answer some of the frequently asked PI questions. Learn just why interviewers ask such questions, and how you should prepare your answers. Check out these questions, likely to pop up during personal interviews, with directions on how you can answer them.
Your Ultimate WAT-GD-PI Prep Checklist 2021 - Concepts
You must have conceptual clarity during PIs, not just about your undergrad subjects, but also about the domain you wish to get into. After all, the "Why MBA" question is one you must answer before you start any b-school WAT-GD-PI process! Check them out below:
Diminishing Marginal Utility, Law of Demand, Law of Supply. Basic Economics, that can help you answer some interview questions. Economics is one of the commonly tested areas for MBA interviews. Economics concepts are interesting and fairly easy to understand. In simple terms, economics is about making choices. It can be classified into two parts based on its scope: Microeconomics and Macroeconomics. In this article, we shall try and cover the various concepts related to Microeconomics.
If you're interested in a sales and marketing career post MBA, knowing about how brands are built is really important. After all, brands form the basis of all communication about various products. It's brands that make us feel good and win our trust before we even decide to buy! Creating a brand is not enough though. For an MBA grad, as you scale up your business, you need to understand the various aspects of a brand for it to succeed. This guide on Brand Management will equip you with the terminologies that will help you understand the world of Branding better. This is also an important topic for your interviews.
After clearing the GD-WAT round, comes the personal interview round. If you ace that, nothing can stop you from scoring a seat in your dream b-school. And because Personal Interview is the ultimate ‘make it or break it’ round you will have to study extra hard, especially, for if you are opting for MBA with Finance specialisation. How do you prepare yourself for a finance interview? Do you know what finance is? Are there any concepts that you might need to learn? And how do you answer ‘Why finance’ questions? Read this article to get all the answers.
Once you have cleared your GD-WAT round, you are just one step away from your dream to your dream b-school. Your performance in Personal Interview is the ultimate deciding factor which will determine if you are in or out. So, what do you study to prepare yourself, especially, for MBA with Human Resource (HR) specialisation? What are the concepts that you must learn? And how do you answer ‘Why HR’ questions? Read this article to get all the answers.
MBA interviews generally go on for 20-30 minutes. If you are able to show your best during this time, then nothing can stop you from going to your dream b-school. Hence, you need to prepare hard, know your basics and be aware of current affairs if you are opting for an MBA with Operations specialisation. But, how do you go about preparing for the interview? Do you know what operations are? Are there any concepts you may need to know? And how do you answer ‘Why Operations’ questions? Read this article to find answers to all your questions.
In your last leg of preparations towards your dream B-school, it is important to have some understanding about the various specializations to choose from. One of the most sought after specialization is Marketing. In this article, we will try to provide a nano MBA capsule related to Marketing to help you ace your interviews and get a clearer understanding of the various terminologies used in Marketing. I have written another article on Brand Management concepts, which is also important for your interviews. Read it here.
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