This is the real ISB interview experience of a candidate who has 5 years 6 months of work experience in Hospitality industry.
The ISB interview was conducted on February 21, 2016. As per the candidate’s information, there were three alumni in the interview panel.
|Interview Date||21st February, 2016|
|Work Profile||ITC Limited, 3 different roles, 5.5 years|
|Interviewers’ Profile||P1- Alum|
|Your Opinion on the approach of the interviewers and their key focus||This was a stress interview. It is important to be prepared for a stress interview.|
Qn: Why ISB after 6 years work ex? After ISB, your peers will be 2 years senior to you.
A: I have contributed and learnt a lot in ITC. Thinking about what will happen in the shorter run is unimportant. I should think about what I can learn how ISB will contribute to my new role.
Qn: Elaborate on your current role.
Follow-up Qn: Price points of competitors
Qn: Number of squares in a chess board
Qn: What if you were to plan the strategy of Flipkart’s big billion sales?
A: Spoke about marketing activities, asking consumers to keep things in the cart, plan and execution of exact delivery date.
Follow-up Qn: Why is the delivery date important?
A: Gave an example of my plight on one occasion where Snapdeal which took 1 month to deliver and Flipkart which delivers always before time.
Qn: What is your biggest fear in life?
A: Professionally, if I am not contributing and learning in the workplace and my position in the organization becomes stagnant. Personally, it would be not spending enough time with family.
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