SIBM Pune GE-PI Experiences

SIBM Pune GE-PI Experiences

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SIBM Pune GE-PI Experience 1

Date – 20th Feb 2021

WAT- Was given two statements and was asked to relate the two Statements and form a story
1. You can undo one event from the past
2. Sacrifice for the greater good

GE – Was the common 4 pictures and 4 texts thing
100 points for texts and 200 for pictures
Had to decide on a combination of pictures and texts worth 600 points
2 minutes to think
45 secs each to present individual story
7 mins for open discussion
2 minutes to conclude

GE was smooth. Though everyone had a different combination in the initial 45s given to each. We reached a consensus within 2 mins and conclude well.

PI –
Chill panel 2 Males

Started with an extempore
Topic – You are the COO and your competitor is poaching your employees. What will you do ?
30 seconds to think
1 min to speak

PI Questions –
1. What challenges did you face managing a team as a manager ?

2. 1 quality gained from workex ?

3. 2 words your colleagues will use to define you ?

4. Asked about one weakness and reason.

5. What have you read recently ? Talked about how the guy won a nobel prize for the same…(will be kicking myself soon)

6. Which country is associated with nobel prize? (Said couldn’t recall, guessed Switzerland….answer is Sweden)

Thank you and all the best for the result. You may leave.

Very chilled out panel and interactive. No counter question or grilling whatsoever. Went for 7-8 mins

SIBM Pune GE-PI Experience 2

1. If u have an extra 1 hour
2. Lockdown discrupted Work life balance

Gave 4 photos and 4 texts
Pretty sorted

PI : 2 panellist, male Colonel (P1), Female 40+ (P2)

Extempore: A leading mobile phone company discontinued providing the fast charger in the box. As a growing start-up in the mobile phone industry, will you follow the same move to save on net cost? Justify your decision.

P1: Coordinates of Bermuda triangle?
Doono the exact, but told location

P1: What is Mein Kampf?
Donno (It is my struggle in German)

P1: Where do u work?
Told, some cross questions

P1: Given academic record, why dont go for CA?
Told well rehearsed answer

P1: Five rivers of punjab?

P2: 3 qualities u should like to develop while MBA?

P2: One quality why we shouldn’t select you?

P2: Goals?
Told, some cross questions about dream company

P1: Asked some things about NCC?
Donno, gave guessed answers

P1: Asked about Some Rishi/Guru since I do meditation?
Told i do unguided one, some cross questions

P1: Capital of australia?

P1: Capital of Canberra?
Told that it is not a country (Its actually capital of australia)

P1: Last ques, swore to me u will give right answer,
Who is the Speaker of lok sabha

P1: What other calls you have?

Didn’t felt like an interview, the panelist and I were laughing half of the time. ( Colonel made a few lame jokes )

SIBM Pune GE-PI Experience 3

Wat topic(12 minutes were given):
1) you have the ability to see the future

2) future generation
Link these two in 120-150 words

( 2 minutes to think
45 sec to tell why you you choose your pictures and texts
7 minutes for discussion
2 minutes to conclude)
4 pictures were shown ( each 200 points)
4 text lines were shown( each 100 points)
You have to use 600 points and make a story

1) You have 45 seconds to think on the situation
You own a company and your most prominent people are planning to leave and make a new company. What would you do?

2) tell me about your name and the place you come from?

3) you are just 21 and achieved this much. How you feel about it?

4) tell us about your internship

5) in which field you would like to do mba

6)why HRM , you have courses in various field . What’s the point of doing those courses?

7) what do you dislike about your internship?

8) if you would become a HR head ,how would you deal about it?

9) what are the things you have done in college?

10) tell us about your family?

11) would you like to join your father’s business?

12) do you have any question for us?

SIBM Pune GE-PI Experience 4

A lengthy process….
Wat topic : Given a chance to star alongside your favourite actor and no one would know about it (SRK fan for life)
GE – On the spot thinking with pics and texts (I related cashless economy and internet boom and adaptibility to pandemic era)

PI : 2 ladies around 35

1. How long did you work and why

2. What is reinsurance?

3. Is FDI allowed in insurance companies?

4. How can insurance companies earn?

5. Why do insurance companies not go in losses?

6. Body that governs insurance companies?

1. Why do you want to join father’s business?

2. What line are you in ?

3. What did you do after graduating?

4. How did you contribute to your father’s business?

5. Which field do you want to do MBA in?

Thank you! you can leave..

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SIBM Pune GE-PI Experience 5

95/98.6/88.2 – GEM Btech, Fresher.

WAT- If you would a Superhero, what would you like to do and how would you use it, without using the word powers or similar meaning word.

GE- Expediting delivery of Justice.
6 Solutions:
1) increase judiciary strength
2) courts open throughout the year
3) Digitization of courts and processes
4) Additional fast track courts
5) Improved accessibility amongst stakeholders
6) Eliminate Archaic Law

Filters—- Economical, Technological, and Legal

Two male Panelists


Introduce yourself for 1.5 mins
Why mba after civil engineering
What technological aspects you learned from your engineering degree
What is M25 ?


What are current news around in the world? (Answered Budget Announcement)
What things u expect from the budget?
What is stress ?

Both Panelists were happy and said extremely happy speaking to you. All the best. You may leave.

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SIBM Pune GE-PI Experience 6

8/7/9 – GNEM BBA – 96.26
From Delhi

WAT and GE was same as everybody’s else’s from yesterday.

PI Panel – 2M – P1 in late 30s and the P2 was Col. Sunil from ART Videos.

-Were discussing voice issue as I entered

Panelist 1:
-Tell me about yourself, your education, your hobbies while I go through your documents
-Why MBA
-(countered my reasoning for why MBA with questions like “You already had MBA in mind while doing your Undergrad, you already learned management skills in BBA, etc)
-Do you know about GoMechanic? (Followed with) What are your views on it?
-Which is the biggest company producing electric two wheelers in India?
-India imports a lot of crude oil from Russia. Should we increase the ratio of crude oil we import from other countries?

Panelist 2:
-Asked me about my long-term goal as mentioned in the SNAP-C form.
-What do you get when you mix black and white?
-What do you get when you mix red and white?
-How many rings does the Olympics symbol have?
-Is Australia an island or a continent?
-What is the capital of Australia?
-Mention the island nation next to Australia?
-What is the capital of New Zealand?
-What is the capital of Karnataka?
-How important is MBA for you?

-Greeted and asked me to leave the meeting.

SIBM Pune GE-PI Experience 7

Group 7
Mechanical engineering, 15 months workex- Consulting (EY)

WAT – describe your one day without electronic devices.
GE – Problem Statement :- Global recession.
3 filters – legal, economic, political
1. Decrease in salary
2. Increased currency
3. Increased interest rate
4. Governemt safeguarding against crisis
5. Income support programs
6.Promote lower cost of living

1.Why MBA if in consulting current
2. What do you envision yourself to be after MBA
3. Tell me your favourite poet (based on my form)
4. Can chatgpt take place of the poets and if yes how soon
5. What did you do as your role in consulting
6. Latest adani news

1. Proper grilling over my workex
2. Why finance
3. Last book you read (based on my form)
4. Follow up about why did you pick it up so late.

SIBM Pune GE-PI Experience 8

Profile – 10/7/8 GEM Mechanical
Snap %ile- 99.78

M(50) F(35)
F- you have won a prize in spell bee, tell me the spelling of hemorrhage
F- which specialisation? Why?
F- what is unique about you? why should we take you?
F- What is STP?
M- you said you have good observational skills, give two examples
M- you mentioned you want to pursue entrepreneurship, have you thought of any ideas yet?
F- give two examples of digital marketing campaigns in India
F- which were the two most successful digital marketing campaigns in India?
Thank you, you can log out.
Overall very chill no grilling, had a conversation with them at most times.

SIBM Pune GE-PI Experience 9

PI interview experience

Highly technical on finance
What specialization would you like to take?
What is a bonus issue?
T1 settlement?
Enterprise value?
What is DCF?
Effect of dividend on company?
Methods of market sizing?
Three main functions of corporate finance?
Why tech stocks taking hit in the market?

SIBM Pune GE-PI Experience 10

Here’s my experience:
1M, 1F panelists

Asked about Bangalore. Where you live wagera.

Then why MBA?

I had mentioned ARR in my SOP. Asked about that.

Asked me about Lux ads(mentioned in SOP)

Asked about a recent ad I liked

Asked about some policy which I had no clue about. Went back and forth on it. Ultimately understood would be foolish to reply to this anymore.

Then asked me about a Nykaa ad. Described janvi wala but they were looking for some other ad.

Then I mentioned, I’ve not worked in the field of advertising.

Within secs the guy asked me around 4 questions on SEO SEM answered all

Asked about your contribution to the company

Finally how did they appreciate you.

Byass bye bye !

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SIBM Pune GE-PI Experience 11


What gap in education ?
Are you ok if fresher gets same package as you ?
What’s your hobby ?
( Cricket )
Captains of India ?
( I replied Rohit and Hardik. )
Then who’s Harmanpreet ?
Isn’t she captain of India ?
Recently one of the teams got honoured in 3rd t20 of Ind vs Nz. What was that ?
( U-19 women felicitation )
Who did India defeated in finals ? ( England )
Which specialisation you want to pursue?
What is Six Sigma?
What is Median and Mean ?
Explain Kho-Kho in 30 secs to us. ( university player )

How often you brush and change clothes ?
I replied he said reading newspaper is same as that. It’s not a hobby.
What is there in pencil ?
( Graphite )
What positively charged element separates after radioactivity ?
( didn’t know )
He said alpha rays.
What is another name for Hututu game ? ( kabaddi )
Suppose P1 gave you one elephant as a gift you can’t sell it what will you do ??
I said I’ll handover to wildlife dept as I can’t keep it in a home. It’s against animal rights. And lots of formal documentation is needed to keep. It unnecessarily occupies space.

Now you have 40 sec entertain us go ahead we won’t say a single word.
I said 2 shayaris
He replied me in shayaris as well.

Anything you want to ask us ?

I said yes sir, who should open with Rohit Sharma in first test match ??

SIBM Pune GE-PI Experience 12

Q. What are you doing currently?
Q. Tell us about your family business?
Q. What is the biggest challenge you faced in this business?
Q you have a background in commerce so tell me what is capital budgeting?
Q Can a business go bankrupt while showing profit?

Q. What is your plan?
Q. Which specialisation?
Q. What role would you like to work in?
Q. What is data analytics, where it is used?
Q. Why should we select you?


Just one more thing, you have mentioned you watch f1.
then she asked 4-5 questions related to it.

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