# Hope Can See Light Even in the Darkest of Hours!

**CAT OA % **: *98.95,* V – 99.3, DI/LR – 98.7, QA – 92.13.

*Profile*

** X** – 84.57 (ICSE)

** XII** – 93.3 (AP BIE)

** Undergrad Major** – 7.24, BITS – Pilani.

** Work-Ex **– 19 Months

** Sector** – BI & A Consultancy

** Venue **– Pai Viceroy Hotel, Bangalore

** Slot** – 9 Am

** Panel No** – 2

** WAT Topic** – Certainty of Justice can curb crime more effectively than

(I was clueless in the beginning but managed to give write a brief intro and a small example to prove my stance)

We had a 15 minute WAT followed by a 15 minute GD. GD didn’t go that well, we didn’t introduce the topic well nor did we conclude well in the 15 minutes allotted to us.

** PI Details** –

2 Male Panelists, one in his 50’s [P1] another in his early 40’s [P2] (going by the looks, of

**Me** – Answered, mentioned he was in the news for his “Insider Trading” charges

**P1 **– When I ask the next question, assume the previous question has ended. What is Insider Trading?

**Me** – Answered

**P1 **– Mallya is a lot in the news, for some defaulting chargers…

**Me** – (

**P1 –** What are the consequences of being a willful defaulter.

**Me** – Told.

**P1** – *(Saw my certificate and asked) *So you did a certification in Commercial Banking in India, What did you learn in that?

Me – RBI as Regulatory body etc.

**P1 **– What are NPA’s

** Me **– Explained.

Interview was going well till

**Me **– (Started explaining, why I

** Me **– I

**P1** – If you want to talk whatever you want you are free to

**Me** – Sorry sir, I was explaining why I took an M.Sc

**P1 **– You don’t have to be. So you did M.Sc in Mathematics, what topics did you have.

**Me** – Topology, Algebra, Real Analysis, Functional Analysis…

**P1 **– (Cuts me in the middle) ..What is Fermat’s Theorem.

**Me **– Sorry sir, I can’t recollect.

**P1 **–

**Me** – Learnt about Real Spaces and calculating different measures in Real Spaces.

**P1 **– He took my case here, he asked what are imaginary spaces, asked me to explain, (I told they can be represented

**P1 **– What are Prime Numbers, sorry, everyone knows what they are, tell me its applications in Computer Science.

**Me** – Not sure sir, I can’t recollect its applications.

**P1** – What is Boolean Algebra?

**Me** – Boolean is binary values, like a 0 or 1, but… I can’t recollect what Boolean algebra exactly is.

**P1 **– ok, why do they use Binary system, why not any other system.

** Me **– explained.

Had a discussion about GD and my “hand movement” in the GD, this discussion happened for a full 2 minutes (they were 2 very stressful minutes).

**P2 **– So you are an analyst, why do they take 95% confidence level in analytics, why not any other value?

**P2 **– You may go.

The interview ended abruptly after 10 minutes. It started off

I don’t know what the panel felt about this, but I came out with a smile.

– Hope can see light even in the darkest of hours, and I will continue to be hopeful.