The next step towards getting admission in SIBM is the GD-PI and extempore
Catking has compiled a number of resources to help you prepare for the upcoming GD-PI sessions the process of selection at SIBM consists of a Group Discussion on the basis of a picture shown, followed by another GD-PI and extempore at SIBM.
They include interview group discussions topics and experiences of the students to guide you more about the process. Step One :- Audio Visual Group Discussion
Average Duration : 15 mins. (2 minutes for thinking and then 13 minutes for discussion).
No. of Panelists : 2
No. of Participants: 9
There will a picture shown on screen related to some current situation or sum social issues you have to carefully observe it and give your views accordingly
Some topics for reference:-
A photograph on child labor.
A picture having Albert Einstein on left side and Jesus Christ on the other side.
A picture containing Chandrayan missions advertisement, potholes on Indian roads, drought and flood In India.
A photograph related to global warming.
Average Duration : 10 mins.
No. of Panelists : 2
No. of Participants : 8
GD will be same as previous one but dis time ull be given a topic to discuss between Ur fellow participants. topics of GD are mostly the currents happening in world or country the most hot news are given as topics to discuss.Some topics for reference:-
UN has lost its relevance in a uni polar world.
Direct Cash Transfer is a good alternative for subsidies.
Manufacturing industries are being overpowered by IT industry.
Should we have single government in the entire world?
Black money .
Average Duration : 15 mins
No. of Panelists : 2-3
This round are to judge your confidence , innovative thinking and test knowledge.Be well prepare about the college prospectus know your college well.
Some questions of PI :-
Do you know who founded Symbiosis?
Which fields are you interested in MBA?Some experiences shared by students
Excerpts From Interview 1:
(A B.Tech. CSE student with downward trend in academics falling from 93% in 10th to 71% in Engineering and 99.13 in SNAP). Introduce yourself. Who is the Vice-Chancellor of your university? Whom did he replace? Do you know who founded Symbiosis? What is the meaning of Symbiosis? Why Symbiosis? What do you know about the recent policy of the government of India over poverty alleviation? What is NREGA? What is the amount of money the government has spent on it?
Extempore: A white board.
(A 98.4 SNAP scorer with 10th -89%, 12th-86% and B.Tech. CSE -76.5% marks). Introduce yourself. Why MBA? What were your problems at Rotaract club? Whom will you choose leader among Narendra Modi, M.S.Dhoni, Mukesh Ambani? What are leadership qualities? Give an entrepreneur’s name that has all these leadership qualities? Are you a leader yourself? Give examples where you could depict leadership skills.
Extempore: FDI in retail.
(A 99.59 SNAP scorer having 10th -95.4%, 12th- 84.2% and B. Tech. Mechanical -78.64% marks and draws inspiration for MBA from internship at Reliance Industries and likes painting). How many people are employed by Reliance? What do you paint and can you explain some of the styles and forms of painting? Why MBA? Won’t your engineering go waste after doing MBA? Which fields are you interested in MBA? What are your hobbies?
Extempore: Big states vs. small states.
(A 98.728 SNAP scorer having 10th -94.8%, 12th- 88.8% and ECE B. Tech- 83.2% marks and a work experience of 18 months as a technology analyst). Introduce yourself. What kind of books you read? Why MBA? How was work culture in your previous organization? What is the role of HR. Tell us few Labor Laws? What was HR department called earlier? Why did you leave your organization?
Extempore: State divide is good or bad?ALL THE BEST FROM CATKING