GD/PI | Name a Country with More Than One Capital

IIM Trichy

I liked the interview.  Interviewers were very friendly and jovial. As you’ll see I answered less than half that too many were incorrect. But somehow I feel okay. Any feedback is welcome.

I: Hi how’re you?

M: I’m fine sir.

I: Tell me about yourself.

M: Tells about school, college, achievements (cut in between)

I: You say you’re in the radio club? What did you do?

M: Organised shows, spoke about college issues like mess food, hostels etc and also played songs.

I: So you were like the leader of Protestants in college? *laughs

M: No sir*laughs

I: Gives a time vs distance graph asks to explain (difficult)

M: don’t know sir. I (among themselves): See our education system such good marks doesn’t know this. *laughs

I: define limit and right hand left hand limit. Writes some complex equation. Explain.

M: don’t know sir. I (among themselves): See our education system such good marks doesn’t know this. *laughs

I: why not metallurgy, why MBA?

M: More responsibilities, challenges compared to core jobs. etc etc. Core jobs only in plants not in cities

I: But Ranchi, Udaipur, Kashipur not big cities.

M: Sir it’s better to study 2 years in a small town than to work 30 years in a plant

I: Names 20 people in high posts without MBA. How do you explain this?

M: Sir they are extraordinary exceptions. MBA is irreplaceable. Even now when an investor invests in a company they count the no. of IIM employees.

I; But to your gen MBA is a joke. Explain.

M: Sir I still feel MBA is a very prestigious degree and cannot be done away with.

I: What is integration?

M: Area under curve I: *draws a curve, integrate

M: integration of f(x) dx

I: what is f(x)

M: function of x.

I: what is a function?

M: there are many types of functions. Even addition, multiplication…

I: hahahahahahhahahahahahah ADDITION????!!! Okay leave it

I: Name a country with more than one capital

M: Australia?

I: what?

M: would like to change my answer to South Africa

I: So South Africa is the capital of Australia hahahahhahahahah??

M: No sir the answer to the prev question is South Africa

I: You said you like football. Which team does Martin Luther King Play for?

M: Sir Martin luther King was an American politician led the movement for rights of black people.

I: Do you know Nelson Mandela

M: yes sir he was the president of South Africa

I: what is he known as?

M: south African Gandhi?

I: Name some other people known as “gandhi”

M: Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan (frontier Gandhi)

I: and?

M; jokingly* Rahul Gandhi

I: ahhahahahahahahhahahahahhhahahah

I: how is he related to Mahatma?

M: don’t know sir

I: What else do you like?

M: I like football and cooking

I: you like cocaine? What? hahahahahhahahahaha

M: sir cooking

I: so do you know a song called cocaine? Who sang it?

M: Eric Clapton

I: So what do you cook?

M: Chinese and Indian. I also make good Hyderabadi Biryani.

I: what is the capital of Cambodia?

M: Laos?

I: so you mean to say the capital of a country is another country? Hahahahahahahha

M; I don’t know sir

I: So do you want to be a leader or a manager?

M: Manager

I: why not leader?

M: Sir I feel leadership is innate.

I: So you don’t have leadership skills? Hahahahhahahahaha

M: Sir I do, but I’ll be a bad leader. But with the right guidance I can be a great manager.

I: what is the full form of

M; Bachelor in technology

I:is  it not bachelor of technology?

M: I don’t know sir

I: so you’re not a bachelor “of” technology? Hahahahahahhahahah

I: checks certis. (Didn’t have a certi had a bronze medal :P)

I: why bronze?

M: because I came third sir.

Everyone laughs

I: what is there in bronze?

M; Copper and zinc?

I: is it not tin? M: im not sure sir.

I: Why bronze and not brass?

M: bronze is more corrosion resistant has better machinability etc etc.

I: what is at no, of Copper?

M; Sir I don’t know mol wt is 63.5

I: Atomic number?

M: I don’t k now sir

I: What is the symbol of tin?

M: Sn

I; Full form?

M: Stannum

I: why tin is stannum?

M: It’s the Latin name

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I: So leaders and terrorists. They’re the same na? So tell me are leaders terrorists or terrorists leaders?

M; sir its very subjective

I: NO no, look at Bin Laden excellent manager he’s a terrorist na? ? So tell me are leaders terrorists or terrorists leaders?

M: sir it’s just one example cannot be generalised

I: no todays company ka managers they send goons and all .. ? So tell me are leaders terrorists or terrorists leaders?

M: Sir there are terrorists, there are leaders in between there’s an intersection

I: draws a venn diagram of leaders and terrorists. What is this called?

M: Venn diagram

I: pointing to intersection of Leaders and Terrorists. You mean to say this?

M: Yes sir

I: what is this?

M: L intersection T

I: okay that’ll be all. You may go. Thank you

M: Thanks each one individually. Leaves.

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