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IPM Mock Interview Preparation 2023

Author : Palak Khanna

Updated On : March 4, 2023


The Personal Interview is an integral component of the admissions process at IIM Indore and Rohtak. Generally, interviews are conducted to test your communication skills and presence of mind and learn more about your personality.

Also, the interview is conducted not to judge your aptitude or GK. Instead, the interview is to judge the attitude that you are carrying. 

Are you one of those who have cleared the IPMAT entrance exam and waiting for the personal interview round? Well, this post shall guide you through the mock interview preparation, which will help you better understand how to answer during the interview.

Rahul Vaswani, Product Head at SuperGrads, organized a mock interview session with the students who were shortlisted for the IIM IPM interview round.

Scroll through the post to learn more about the type of questions and how you can present answers for the different types of questions.

Expected Questions in IIM IPM Interview 2023

Firstly, the IIM IPM interview questions are centered around your introduction during the interview. The second part will consist of questions from your respective stream, such as science, economics, commerce, or arts.

The third part of the interview will have questions from GK and awareness based. The following are some of the frequently asked questions during the IIM IPM interview.

  • Tell us about yourself?
  • Tell us something about the place you belong to?
  • What are your strengths and weaknesses?
  • Why have you chosen this career path for yourself?
  • What are your strengths and weaknesses?
  • Why do you want to join IIM Indore?
  • From which other institutes have you got calls?
  • What was your favorite subject in class 12th?
  • What are your hobbies?
  • If you say you like to travel, which is your favorite location? Details about the history of that location.
  • Where do you want to see yourself after 5 years?
  • Which is the last book you read?
  • Do you read any kind of friction books?

Tips to Crack the IIM IPM Mock Interview 2023

A panel of experts from the academics team will take a personal interview to assess your overall personality based on general awareness, extracurricular activities, academics, and specific fields of interest.

Therefore, following the tips below will help build your confidence and crack the interview easily.

Read more: Best study timetable for the IPMAT exam

  • Generally, the interviewer pays more attention if you express interest in whatever you say. 
  • You should maintain a cheerful attitude and a pleasant facial expression throughout the interview.
  • All answers should be precise and to the point.
  • Try maintaining eye contact with the interviewers, as this shows that you are confident and well-aware of the questions that the interviewer put before you.
  • Wear smart formals and pay special attention to the footwear you wear.
  • Making a solid first impression is always crucial, whether you are having a face-to-face or virtual interview. 
  • For virtual interviews, make sure you sit in a quiet place away from the rest of the home and any potential distractions.
  • If you are attending a face-to-face interview, make sure you are dressed appropriately.

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Short Tricks to Answer Questions in IIM IPM Interview 2023

Doing background research about your field and surroundings while appearing for the IPM interview is essential, as it will help you fetch more marks in the interview.

The following are some of the tricks that you can follow to crack the interview for the IPMAT exam 2023.

1. Tell us something about yourself?

  • Create a brief introduction and practice in front of the mirror to overcome your fear.
  • You can 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.
  • List your recent achievements and also your leadership qualities.
  • Let them know about your hobbies as well. 

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2. 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.

3. Why did you choose IPMAT as your career?

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

Read more: Short tricks for Commerce and Arts students to prepare for IPMAT exam

4. Why do you want to join IIM Indore?

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

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5. 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

You can expect questions in IIM IPM Interview based on: yourself, your strengths and weakness, your skills, your hobbies, college-related questions.

You can follow our expert suggested tips for IIM IPM Interview preparation provided in this post. 
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. 
List out your strengths and weakness. You can also justify them by giving valid points. 
Give correct reasons that justify the question. Do not expand your answer and take too much time. Try to be clear and answer to the point.


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