I was interviewed on-campus
at IIT Guwahati for
Test Group Discussion Guesstimate Interview Guesstimate Interview
- Section 1: Quantitative Ability
- Section 2: Verbal
Test was a little long according to the time allotted, but that's part of the challenge.
Revise basic mathematical concepts, like geometry and puzzles. Work on vocabulary, which was slightly below GRE level.
Group Discussion Topic
Challenges to the e-commerce industry
The moderator actively participated in the discussion, starting with outlining the broad topics of discussion, pointed out by the candidates themselves. He then proceeded with 2-3 minutes discussion on each of the 8 topics.
Stay in touch with the developments of the e-commerce industry and the business model of the company.
Standard HR questions and guesstimates are asked. Assessment of the candidate is done and the feedback is forwarded. Unlike a stress interview, the atmosphere was very relaxed, with the conversation often venturing into informal areas.
Try to put forth your best front, and focus on the best points in your CV.
- Question 1: Practical, real life execution question.
One question was asked, which involved making estimates of the practical, day to day functioning of the company, on topics ranging from finances, work force, strategy etc.
Knowledge of logistics and working off start ups will help.
My mobile rang during the first interview, though I was sure it was off. But the interviewer was nice enough to let it slide, and have me a good feedback.
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