This thread is for sharing WAT and PI experience of IIM Udaipur for 2011-2013 session. All The Best to everyone for their WAT/PI. Here goes the format: PROFILE X: XII: Graduation Degree and GPA/%age: Work-Ex (months): W…
This thread is for sharing WAT and PI experience of IIM Udaipur for 2011-2013 session. All The Best to everyone for their WAT/PI.
Here goes the format:
Graduation Degree and GPA/%age:
Interview Center,Date & Time:
Number of People present:
Time Limit & Time taken by you:
Word Limit & Words written by you(approx):
Brief Snapshot of What you wrote/Discussion(if any):
Other Salient Details: As whether summary was asked to be written and other instructions if any etc.
Panel Members Intro:
Approx Time period of PI:
Verdict(selected/rejected): Please use the edit button and enter the result of your WAT/PI after the merit lists are out.
Please do mention your background, hobbies and any other info relevant to your interview experience as it might help us understand why a specific question was put up to you.
May all of us have an amazing WAT/PI experience
X: 95.2% Karnataka State Board
XII: 83.5% Karnataka State Board :splat:
Graduation Degree and GPA/%age: 8.75/10 Mechanical
Work-Ex (months):Nil - Fresher
CAT Score: 97.30 %ile ( DI - 96, QA - 91, VA - 95)
Interview Center,Date & Time: Bangalore, 10th june, 1.30 pm
Topic: About scams in Real Estate Deals and better ways of preventing it rather than demolition of illegal buildings.
Number of People present: 6
Time Limit & Time taken by you: 25mins . i took 20
Word Limit & Words written by you(approx): 200... not a limit .. just says that about 200....no idea how much i wrote.
Brief Snapshot of What you wrote/Discussion(if any): just general stuff guys
Other Salient Details: No summery
Panel Members Intro: # guys.....1 old person (OP), 1 middle aged(MP), 1 young (YP)
Approx Time period of PI: 30 mins :shocked:
MP - tell me about u r self.
me - blah blah... told about me weakness that i am stubborn but working on it.
MP - i see it as a strength....explain why u think its a weakness and tell me how u can turn it into a strenght and where...
me - blah blah.... it was literally blah blah
MP - why do u hv a PAN card if u r a fresher.
me - if i dont get into an IIM this time then i plan to work and give it another try.
MP - Where hv u been placed?
me - Larsen and Toubro ;)
MP - whos its CEO and MD
me - :splat:dont know sir.
MP - Recently it was in news that they are reorganizing... tell me about it.
me - :splat:dont know sir.
YP sees my SixSigma certificate and gets curious and comes in
YP - what is sixsigma
me - gave a basic definition
YP - give me a mathematical explanation.
me - :splat:..tried something but not convincing
YP - i am still not convinced... but anyway lets move on..
all this while OP just kept staring at me like i am a super model
OP - as a mech engineer tell me 3 things that tato nano has done to make its cost so low..
me - told 2 things about engine and body...said i don know the third.
OP - do u watch F1.
me - oh yeah.. ...... but didnt know he was gonna drill me technically .
OP - tell me about KERS.
OP - tell me how it works.
me - dont know sir.
OP - tell me about regenerative braking.
me - told
OP - again tell me how it works....... not just its function
me - dont know sir.
OP - which was the first rotary engine... tell me how it works
me - told
OP - draw it
me - ... did something but he wasnt convinced...
OP - why is it not used anymore.
me -:splat: dont know sir..
OP - he himself told me the answer.
OP - design a F1 race car from scratch ....
me - :shocked::shocked::shocked::shocked: .......by this time ... i just wanted to run away... i wasnt stresses but really didnt know anything and could feel the interview goin down the drain....
me - tried something but again he wasnt convince
OP - lets talk about fluid mechanics.
me ..... Now i wanted to just die.... its my worst subject... managed to just pass in it.....
me - sir , i really am not strong at it...and i studied it long ago..
OP - laughing ...so u r asking me not to ask about it.
me - Sir, i ll try..
OP - what is reynolds number . what happens if its greater than 2000.
me thats the only thing i remember from that stupid subject... so told him.
OP - ok.... good. ... u can leave now...
me - well thank u sir, .. left
Other suggestions/observations:no questions on WHY MBA ( for which i was so very prepared)
Graduation Degree and GPA/%age: B.Com 75%
Work-Ex (months): 0
Work-Ex Sector: See Above
CAT Score: 98.08
Interview Center, Date & Time: Bangalore, Jun 10th, Fore Noon
Topic: Will the Lokpal bill be successful in ending corruption
Number of People present: 8/11
Time Limit & Time taken by you: 25 mins - 10 mins
Word Limit & Words written by you(approx): 200 words - 150 words (ran out of space)
Panel Members Intro: 1 Old professor and 2 young people, don't know if they're alumni or profs.
Approx Time period of PI: 25 mins
Tell us about yourself. (Some cross questioning, purpose behind some decisions, do you regret etc.)
Why does Loss show on the Asset side of the Balance Sheet, explain in layman terms.
What is Depreciation?
What is ROI?
What effects ROI?
As a CEO, why would I prefer a B.Com grad over an engineer grad post MBA? (Kept asking for more reasons until he got the one he wanted )
What is the importance of diversity in B Schools
Important characteristics of a manager
Overall was a pretty calm and laid back interview, and I seemed to have satisfied them for majority of the questions.