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IIM Calcutta MBAEx (formerly PGPEX) Interview Questions

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  1. Why don’t you tell us something about yourself?
  2. What is your target industry post-PGPEX? Will you remain in same function/change?
  3. Why do you want to pursue consulting as a career and which consulting firms are you targeting?
  4. Find the average number of branches of ABC Bank in the country
  5. Why software industry has gained ground compared to hardware in India ? 
  6. What is Micro-finance? 
  7. Why Company B share price is decreasing?
  8. Why XYZ company after ABC Company, since you are an engineer.
  9. Do you remember the 2G scam that happened in India and what was the amount in rupees-the total scam amount and who were the Finance Minister and Telecom Minister at that time?
  10. How good are you in maths? Asked me to solve a probability question and explain the working. 
  11. Can you solve an integration problem
  12. What are the 2 things that are similar between Army and corporate world and 2 things that are different?
  13. Have you studied Calculus?
  14. How many countries are there in the world? Is it a random guessing?
  15. Tell me how you will contribute to the class?
  16. How do you deal with criticism?
  17. Do you think you are a good leader? If yes, give us an instance from your life where you showed leadership skills. 
  18. Why MBA from India and not USA? 
  19. Do you want to study in IIM for the brand value?
  20. Does your wife work? What kind of accommodation do you need at IIMC?