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IIM C PGPExplain – info sessions on 13 Jul 2013

IIM Calcutta is organizing PGPExplain on 13th July 2013 in Delhi, Kolkata,
Mumbai, Bangalore and Hyderabad (from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM).

The PGPExplain is an information session conducted by IIM Calcutta to
reach out to all aspiring candidates for its PGPEX program. The event
provides a platform for direct interaction between PGPEX candidates and
the faculty and alumni of IIM Calcutta.

In case you are planning to apply for admissions this year, kindly visit
the below site for registration:

Details of the venue are –
Kolkata – IIM Calcutta, Diamond Harbour Road, Joka – 700104
Delhi – India International Centre, 40, Max Mueller Marg – 110003
Mumbai – Trident, C-56, G Block, Bandra Kurla Complex – 400051
Bangalore – The Hotel Monarch Luxur, #67, Infantry Road – 560001
Hyderabad – The Golkonda Hotel Hyderabad, Banjara Hills, Masab Tank – 500028

For any inquiry please contact IIM- Calcutta office @033 24678306 or mail
to pgpexconnect@iimcal.ac.in

IIMC PGPEX Interview experience/ questions

For Class of 2014

GMAT score: 690

Profile: 6 years Indian Army, 1 year HR

Interview was taken by 2 IIMC prof. One prof had gone out so initial round of questions were from one prof only.

Here are the questions

Q1 What was your role in Army and which arm in Indian Army you were in?

Q2 What is your qualification?


Then second prof enters and I explained the same things again. Prof 2 calculates my experience and writes on a sheet which also contained columns regarding qualifications (whether it is BE/BTech or others), PG or graduate.

Q3 What are the 2 things that are similar between Army and corporate world and 2 things that are different?

Q4 Whether you will be taking Single or married accommodation?

Q5 Where is your wife working?

Q7 This course is very intensive and you will need good quantitative skills?

Ans I said I have been good in Mathematics. I scored well in 10th, 12th, Grad and GMAT in Quantitative subjects. I also had lot application of Mathematics in Army too. I said if there is something I need to learn I will do so.

Q6 Have you studied Calculus?

Ans I said I have not been exposed to Calculus as it was not part of my curriculum

One prof said if you are aware of areas you need to work upon then you will be to improve upon that.

Final Result: Offered Admission


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