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Hello everyone. I am new to this site and I plan to start applying for September 2011(Fall ) intake. I would like some comments on my profile. Here it goes
Nationality- Indian Gender – Male GMAT – 620 (Q-48, V-27) AWA-5.5 GPA – There is no GPA system in my university. It is percentage based. However I have good academic records and completed by BE in Mechanical engineering with a distinction(76%) in the final year
Work experience: 2 years(and counting) work experience with SIEMENS Ltd.
Some important responsibilities executed by me include: Was a part of the team that was responsible for getting Siemens Transformers, India certified for ISO14001 and OHSAS 18001. One of the coordinators for maintaining 5-S (Quality based system) on the shop floor. Executing my responsibilities and managing my department alone as a trainee for during the delegation of my superior to Germany for 3 months Conducting and organising various trainings for shop floor engineers.
Some Achievements 1.Won the Best Project Award during my training period. 2.Submitted a technocommerical paper on a global scale as a part of "Environmental Award 2009" to SIEMENS AG. 3.Software for easy access of training records made using MS Access.
Other Activities: 1.Completed a basic level course in German with an A+ grade. 2.Successfully completed a project titled “Inservice Inspection of a pressure vessel” at Larsen&Toubro Limited, Powai as a part of my undergraduation final year project 3.Stood second in a national level technical paper presentation for the project titled “Inservice inspection of a pressure vessel” held at IIT, Bombay. 4.Have won several accolades in technical paper presentation competitions. 5.Have published around 36 articles on topics of public awareness in Hindustan Times,a leading news daily and 2 articles in JAM, a fortnightly newspaper.
Community service: •Active member of ~Pankhudi, an NGO that aims at working towards underprivileged children since the last 2 years. Primary responsibility includes teaching slum kids. Have also contributed in other ways to ~Pankhudi.
My verbal score in the GMAT is less but I have done well in the AWA section and my English is also not all that bad considering I have published articles in a leading daily. I would like to know how competitive my application looks and my chances of getting into a good bschool. I plan to specialise in sales and marketing.
Thanks a lot!
17 May 2010, 08:19