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HR Questions - IIM Interviews

Updated: May 5, 2020

Questions that tested the soft skills of the candidates:


Q: Do you think team work and motivation can exist together?

Q: Do you think it's better for people with work-ex to join IIMs than freshers? Why?

Q: Do you think the current world is becoming more and more devoid of emotions?

Q: Tell me the most interesting thing about yourself that is not there on the form.

Q: Tell me two things that you don't like about your company?

Q: As a manager, if you have a choice between results and style. What would you choose?

Q: So, if I call your boss, what do you think he will say about you?

Q: What is the difference between hobby and interest?

Q: Tell us about your undergrad experience. What else did you do apart from academics?

Q: What is something you know about our IIM that many people don't?

Q: Can you share any experience you've had with management?

Q: How often do you lie?

Q: Biggest lie you have told your parents?

Q: Why do you want to switch from your current job to MBA?

Q: What are your short term and long term career goals?

Q: What have you done to help people so far?

Q: During your MBA, for a project, being assessed on group’s average performance, if there are 2 fellow student, really weak in that topic, would you take them in your group or not?

Q: So, what's more important - Strategy or Execution?

Q: Okay I am facing a problem here. I am taking your interview but someone just came and disturbed us. This has been happening since morning. I have booked the place for the entire day but people keep on disturbing. What should I do ?

Q: I had a burger for lunch. I know this is junk food and I should not be eating it. How should I explain it to the younger generation to not eat junk food?

Q: So are you a Mama’s boy or a Papa’s boy?

Q: Then why do you want to do MBA? Isn’t it all about placements?

Q: What is the meaning of your name?

Q: So you think a teacher should always question and never take things as is?

Q: How do you motivate someone?


This list will be updated daily, keep checking the Repository of IIM Interviews.

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