Thursday, March 10, 2011

IIM Ahmedabad - GDPI


6th march 2011 Hotel Monarch Luxur bangalore 2 pm batch





Panelist : 2 gentlmen, 35+ 50+

Topic : corporate social responsibility is just another brand building exercise



Personal Interview

Around 20-25 mins


Greetings “take ur seat”

( checkin the certificates and call letter )

So u are Raghunath. U are in bhel right. Tel me about ur job, ur company and what u do in bhel _-_-_-_-_-_ (answered)

Here in Mysore road _-_-_-_-_-_ no sir I am in malleswaram.. actually 4 units in blore…

Where did u go _-_-_-_-_-_ angul Orissa

Where does the coal come from _-_-_-_-_-_ (answered)

U are trainee ? how long have u been working _-_-_-_-_-_ yes ..6 months. Joined in July 2010..

Why did u score D (6/10 which was my lowest ) in Measure and instrumentation _-_-_-_-_-_ I attended symposiums… marks for attendance.. lost all marks..

So can we ask questins in M and I _-_-_-_-_-_ no sir, I am not confident enough..

Do u know matlab.. _-_-_-_-_-_ yeah sir I have worked on it…

What is matlab _-_-_-_-_-_ matrix laboratory..bla bla

That’s right..but many say it is mathematics laboratory.. why is it so _-_-_-_-_-_ (answered)

What is a m shell file _-_-_-_-_-_ I dunno sir,,, is it like .m file…?

No.. ok tell me the advantages of matlab _-_-_-_-_-_ simulate.. very fast… simulink… bla bla

Latest version in matlab ?? _-_-_-_-_-_ 2009a sir

Which area are u confident in maths _-_-_-_-_-_ ask me anything sir ..I will try my best..

Have u heard of NR method in numerical analysis…? Tell us about it _-_-_-_-_-_ (this was asked even yesterday in the lucknow interview..oh sh*t..i dint knew the formula… said about the approximation .. slope method etc.)

(he then explained abt the various methods.. linear equations and matrix solving.… rank of matrix.. echelon form…. Order of matrix.. does it change by scalar mul.. which method is good for wich case etc. luckily I knew all of them :-) then differential equations : (.. all D BY DX and DHO by DHO X..!!! said I was unable to recollect..)

U were in ncc _-_-_-_-_-_ yeah sir.i got my c certificate..

Tel me what u gained in Ncc , which others dint _-_-_-_-_-_ c certificate.. training.. confidence.. team work.. prade.. camp .INS Valsura.. INS Viraat , only aircraft carrier of Indian defence..

Fine.. tel me abt INS Viraat and ur experience.. _-_-_-_-_-_ bla bla bla.. 1959 commissioned… saw helicopter landing and taking off.. 34 aircrafts capacity.. .. 2013 will be decommissioned… INSAS weapons.. longest serving carrier…

What class is it _-_-_-_-_-_ centaur class..

Do u know Who built it _-_-_-_-_-_ built with Russian collaboration..

Sure?? Built by Russia or with Russia _-_-_-_-_-_ I am not srure sir.. but as far I know.. its Russian collaboration

U like Digital design _-_-_-_-_-_ yes sir

Where did u use them in college _-_-_-_-_-_ Projects Robotics.. coding microcontroller programming

How did u use micro con _-_-_-_-_-_ (said abt the coding process.. burning .. parallel port robots.)

Why did u use C _-_-_-_-_-_ easy to code in C.. else difficult to debug

So C is better than assembly prog _-_-_-_-_-_ smaller program assembly code can be used,.. for complex prog C and HLL can be used

Hobbies _-_-_-_-_-_ rubiks cube.. card magic.. football.. puzzles.. shortcuts and vedic maths..!!

Rubiks cube _-_-_-_-_-_ yeah sir I know the basic steps..

What is that magic _-_-_-_-_-_ playing card tricks.. (took cards out) if u allow me I wil show u some trick..

Yeah sure but maximum 10 mins… ( did one trick… 50+ sir was interrupting ..”show me that card”….i said “tats the trick sir: :-) )

I have seen this somewhere _-_-_-_-_-_ yeah say its very basic one..i learnt Iin 10th std,,,,,

U do this .. this this… this…. And this that how u are doing _-_-_-_-_-_ sir u are close but it is not exactly the procedure.

Shortcuts ?? everyone who prepares for cat knows them _-_-_-_-_-_ (I demonstrated some shortcuts, wrote some of vedic maths and showed them..6*7 )

What is 27*23 _-_-_-_-_-_ (immediately) 621.

Did u follow ur method _-_-_-_-_-_ no sir.. Its 25square minus 2 square.. that’s easier than the previous method…

(laughing ) a shortcut for a shortcut..,,,,,,

(the other sir) U collect stamps also _-_-_-_-_-_ yeah sir..i have my album with me.. do u like to see

No … When was first stamp printed _-_-_-_-_-_ british introduced stamp s in came to practice in india in 1854..

(two sirs look at each other and then me) ok Raghunath u can leave.. take a toffee

Thank u sir X 2



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1 comment:

  1. looks like you were very well prepared
    good luck for results