ALLIANCE AMAT GD and PI Process 2023

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ALLIANCE AMAT GD and PI Process: The Alliance Management Aptitude Test or also known as ALLIANCE AMAT is a university-level exam which is conducted by the Alliance School of Business. This exam is taken by those candidates who want to get selected for MBA and PGDM programs at the University. The entrance exam is conducted in offline mode. To get admission a candidate has to go through the AMAT GD PI Process. 

All aspiring candidates must remember that in order to be selected and be in this university, they have to go through a selection process which involves group discussion and personal interviews. In this blog, you will get to know the group discussion and personal interview process which needs to be read by all the candidates.

Full Form Alliance Management Aptitude Test
Conducting Body Alliance Ascent College, Alliance University in Bangalore
Application Fee INR 1,000
Frequency of the Exam Once a Year


The Alliance AMAT exam involves a group discussion (GD) and a personal interview (PI) round. Based on this round, the candidates are selected for the Alliance University. It is very important for every candidate to go through this selection process which is conducted directly by Alliance University. 

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Group Discussion of AMAT 2023

In the group discussion process, all the shortlisted candidates are called in for the counselling session which further includes a group discussion level (GD). In this round, the candidates are given a topic for discussion. All the candidates, then in a group have to sit and discuss the same. Once the group discussion starts, the candidate is then judged on their clarity, how relevant the point is and if the content used in GD is up to the point or logical.

Common GD Topics

The topics for the group discussion round (GD) will be contemporary and this can change every time. Here is a list of topics, based on which the group discussion can happen.

  • Factual topics: pros and cons of a credit card, why drinking and driving is harmful to not only you but also the people around you and passive smoking causes more harm.
  • Abstract topics: recent computer viruses and how have they affected humans, pros and cons of vegetarianism.
  • Case Studies: Work ethics, hard work, college dropouts etc.

Personal Interview of AMAT 2023

For this round, a Personal Interview (PI), is conducted by the examination conducting authority. This round is conducted to examine how well the candidate communicates as well as his interpersonal skills.

Remember that the questions can be asked based on the written exam that the candidate has already given. The candidate can also be asked questions on general knowledge. Lastly, the candidate can also be asked questions based on their educational backgrounds or academics.

Common Interview Questions

  • What are your strengths and weaknesses?
  • Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
  • Why did you choose this university?
  • What are your future plans?
  • How will this career help you in your personal and professional development?
  • What are your biggest achievements 
  • What are your short-term and long-term goals?

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How to Prepare for AMAT GD and PI Process

Before going for the AMAT GD and PI round, it is very important for the candidate to know some basic tips ad tricks to crack the round. Here are some tips which will help you in making it through these rounds:

  • Make sure you are confident on the day of the interview and have proper knowledge of all the subjects
  • You have a strong answer to ‘Why choose this university?’
  • You are clear about your goals and aims
  • You are clear about what you want in the future
  • Be confident about what and how you start your answers


Is it necessary to take the AMAT Entrance Exam?

No, it is not at all necessary for the candidates to take the ALLIANCE AMAT entrance exam in order to get admission to Alliance University. Candidates can also apply just by taking any one of these exams: MAT, CAT, NMAT, GMAT, XAT, CMAT or KMAT scorecards. 

What is the level of the AMAT exam for Alliance University?

The exam level for ALLIANCE AMAT is relatively easier as compared to other top MBA entrance exams such as the MAT, CAT, NMAT, GMAT, XAT, CMAT or KMAT. This exam also has fewer questions. 

What is the application form fee for 2023 Alliance University?

The application fee for Alliance University for the 2023 batch is INR 1,000. Whereas, for NRI and SAARC nations, it is INR 2,000.

We hope that we provided you with enough information which in turn will help you with your group discussion and personal round. This blog has mentioned all the necessary details about how you can prepare for the GD/PI process, what questions can be expected and much more. Wishing you all the best!

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