ISB Interview Tips & ISB Mock Interview Preparation

Indian School of Business is one of the top MBA business schools in Asia and all over the world and ranked 33rd in Financial Times Global MBA Ranking 2015. Indian School of Business attracts many Indian applicants for ISB Post Graduate Program. ISB PGP is the flagship program of Indian School of Business. ISB conducts several other popular programs like ISB YLP, PGP, PGPMAX, and Executive MBA program etc.

Below ISB Interview tips can help you to prepare for ISB MBA Interview.

Who takes the interview: Admission committee and alumnus

Average time per interview:25-30 minutes

Main topics to prepare:
All candidates appearing for ISB YLP, PGP and other interviews are judged on four parameters mentioned below.
a)      Leadership qualities
b)      Team work
c)      Communication skills
d)      Analytical skills
Below are a few ISB Interview tips, Interview experience and ISB MBA interview questions. The below interview experience can help you for ISB interview preparation:

ISB Interview Experience – 1 :

ISB Interview Experience in Detail :

This is a great Interview Experience by an ISB student who requested anonymity.

Having been wait-listed after interview and eventually dinged by ISB in the previous year, I was actually low on confidence about the interview when I got the call again with four days’ notice in… Read More

ISB Interview Experience – 2 :

Hi, my name is Akshay. My ISB interview was taken by the admissions committee of ISB and it was on campus interview. Before interview, I was given the word “Action” and asked to write about 50-100 words. The interview was cool. My ISB interview lasted for about 35 minutes. There are few ISB MBA questions they asked me during the interview.

  1. Walk me through your resume.
  2. Why you want to do MBA at this stage of your career?
  3. How do you confront your team members if you think they are wrong?
  4. How do you think your sub-ordinates describe you?
  5. How have you positively contributed to your team’s success during your work experience?
  6. Do you have any question for me?

ISB Interview Experience – 3 :

My ISB interview was held with the alumnus of ISB and an admission team committee member. My interview was very relaxed, they didn’t really grill me on anything. Before interview they asked me to write on “Media Activism” about 100-200 words. There are few questions they asked during my ISB Interview:

  1. Tell me about your leadership role and a time when you led a team.
  2. If you had to cite a single skill or attribute that has most contributed to your career success, what would it be and why?
  3. Why do you think that particular project (given on my essay) was your biggest achievement?
  4. Have you ever had a difference of your opinion at your workplace? Elaborate.
  5. How can you contribute to this class?
  6. Do you have any questions for us?

ISB MBA Interview Help:

  • All the admissions panelists are provided with complete details about a candidate except for his / her GMAT score. This is done in order to prevent any biases towards analytical skills – So keep in mind that ISB interview panelists have already gone through your profile and details.
  • Interviewees are handed out a topic to write about in a separate piece of paper – usually about 100 to 200 words. It can be any topic like – Superficial, Marathon, Reality.
  • The questions generally centered on going beyond the resume, looking for inconsistencies with the essays and determining the fact whether the interviewee can make conversations interesting, humorous and can add value to class participation.
  • No matter how impressive an applicant’s profile is – what mattered the most was his / her conviction and belief in his / her own capabilities. Candidates who were unrealistic are grounded with several hard questions.
  • For ISB Interview preparation, ISB Mock interview is really helpful. You may refer to the above interview experience and interview tips for ISB interview help.

ISB wants to know how you can contribute to class and why they should take you. The above ISB interview tips and ISB interview questions will help you prepare for ISB Interview. ISB Mock interview is also helpful to make yourself prepare for actual ISB interview.

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