IIM Bangalore Interview Experience 2021 - 01


IIM Bangalore Interview Experience 2021 - 01

Credits and Thanks to multiple people for sharing their Interview Experiences. I have clubbed questions from a few interviews together and segregated them according to the category. Names have not been mentioned since the said people wanted to maintain privacy.

Date: 24 February 2021 (2 candidates)
Date: 27 February 2021 (1 candidate)

Academic Questions - 

      No particular current affairs questions were asked to candidate 01.
  1. Questions on an elective Cross-Cultural Management and examples.
        No particular current affairs questions were asked to candidate 03.

Personal Questions - 
  1. Why MBA ? 
  2. Why should we take you ?
  3. Why did you leave your previous job ?
  4. Questions about undergrad college.
  1. Why switching from Biotech-analytics to MBA ? 
  2. Asked about e.g. of Perseverance and Determination qualities In SOP.
  1. How are you feeling? Why?
  2. Do you read books?
  3. What does your typical working day look like?
Work Experience Questions - 
  1. Questions on the current company employed with.
  2. Discussion on the technology the company uses.
  3. What are the uses of 3D printing with example.
  1. How credit Card industry earns money ?
  2. Questions on interchange and credit card networks.
  1. Tell me something about Technology Consulting. 
  2. Which are the top tech consulting firms?
  3. How do you approach the problems of your clients. Tell me your responsibilities.
  4. What is digital transformation?
    Current Affairs Questions -

          No particular current affairs questions were asked to candidate 01.
    1. Asked about India-China Clash.
    2. Questions on Opinion on India banning Chinese Apps.
    3. Asked about Atmanirbhar Bharat.
    1. Tell me some recent development regarding the vaccination programme.
    2. Which vaccine is being administered the most?
    3. Should the government mandate the administration of vaccines? Why?
    Any Other Questions -
    1. What is Arthashastra and explain its significance ?
    2. Explain what is inflation ?
    3. Discussion on exchange rates.
    1. Questions on UPI and Players in the space.
    2. Impact of UPI on Credit card industry.
    3. Discussion on Stocks and stock market.
    4. How companies like Zerodha manage to charge 0 brokerage ?
    1. Why did your grades see such gloomy days?
    Comments or Tips on Cracking IIM Bangalore Interview -
    1. Be very thorough with your SoP
    1. The IIM Bangalore SOP is a make-or-break deal. Take utmost care while selecting the words. Be thorough with each and every nook and corner of your SOP.
    2. Be extremely thorough with your work ex (if any).

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