To get admission into the IIM IPM course, you need to appear for an Interview after the aptitude test. The personal interview is conducted by the authorities of IIM. 

You may have many doubts and queries while you are preparing for the interview. To help you get rid of such queries or any fear, we have curated preparation strategies provided by our expert from Supergrads here. 

Also, check out the most commonly asked IIM IPM Interview questions and ways to answer them. You can even watch a video of the mock interview below. 

Commonly Asked IIM IPM Interview Questions with Answers

Here is the list of questions and answers asked in the mock interview. Check the explanation to know how to answer each question

Q) Tell me something about yourself?

  • Start by mentioning your name and where are you from.
  • Give a brief about your parent's occupation.
  • Mention your percentage secured in class 10th and 12th.
  • Explain about recent achievements and also about your leadership qualities.
  • Let them know about your hobbies as well. 

Q) What are your strengths and weaknesses?

  • First, explain your strengths.
  • Explain about true weakness from the past and what you are doing to overcome it

Q) What are your plans after completion of the course?

  • Mention your career options. 
  • List out the development goals that you have in your mind. 
  • Travel plans (if any)

Q) What skills do you hope to develop in college?

  • Explain about your skill sets
  • What you are doing to implement those skills
  • Justify the skills with valid examples

Q) Do you plan to participate in academic activities?

  • Show your interest in participating in academic activities
  • Explain how you coordinate with other classmates to start a new activity
  • Mention some activity examples that you participated in past.

Q) Why should I select you?

  • List your qualities and how they are going to help them
  • Explain how creative you are
  • What will you do to bring the best in your colleagues

Q) Why did you choose IPMAT as your career?

  • Highlight the positive influences that lead you to choose IPM
  • mention about the relevant skills
  • Stress your interest in choosing IIM
  • Be completely positive while answering this question

Q) Why do you want to join IIM Indore?

  • Tell about your interest in management and relate it with good facilities at IIM Indore
  • Benefits of IIM program at the campus
  • Campus life and facilities
  • Mention bout academic facilities

Q) What are your hobbies?

  • Highlight your skills and qualities
  • Give some examples to show your skills and qualities
  • Answer the question directly
  • Discuss possible opportunities to use your extracurricular activity at the campus

Q) What makes you unique?

  • Mention your skills
  • Provide examples of your prior accomplishments
  • Avoid generic answers

Q) Why do you prefer IPM over other courses?

  • Answer the question by comparing BBA+MBA with IPM
  • Explain what makes you choose IPM
  • Give specific examples to explain why IPM is better than other courses

How to Crack IIM IPM Interview?

To ease out your preparation for a personal interview, we have provided few tips below:

  • Make sure to include points in the introduction that you have really done or you like. Further questions are usually based on these subjects. For instance, if you like reading then tell that else don't tell. 
  • Even if you are not questioned about "Tell me about yourself", try to bring in the points, so that further questions will be based on that.
  • If you are a fresher with less than a year of experience, then you are likely to be questioned on your academics. So, be prepared for at least 2 topics from the UG that you are comfortable with. 
  • If you don't know any answer, say politely that you don't know or you can tell what you know in brief. Don't stay quiet without answering or pretend you know.
  • Be honest while answering. Don't let your emotions and biases ruin your interview.
  • Attempting mock IIM IPM Interviews can help in enhancing preparation. 

Watch the mock interview conducted by our Supergrads team for an aspirant. 

FAQ's

What questions can be expected in an IIM Indore IPM Interview?

You can expect questions in IIM IPM Interview based on:

  • yourself
  • your strengths and weakness
  • your skills
  • your hobbies
  • college related questions

How to Prepare for IIM Indore Interview?

You can follow our expert suggested tips for IIM IPM Interview preparation provided in this post. 

How hard is the IPM Personal Interview?

This depends on your preparation levels and confidence. Make sure you are confident through out the interview. Be polite when you answer any question. try to attend as many mock interview as possible to stay confident.