Test Pattern & Selection Procedure of General-Motors

About General Motors:
General Motors is a multinational company which is headquartered in Detroit, Michigan, US. The company designs, produces, markets and distributes vehicle and vehicle parts, apart from selling financial services. The new company, formed in 2009, manufactures vehicles in 37 countries under 12 brands- Chevrolet, Cadillac, Buick, GMC, Holden, GMC, Opel, Vauxhall, Wuling, Baojun, Jie Fang, and Ravon.
Selection Process
In case of job recruitment, selection is the process to choose potential working persons for a company or organization. Recruitment process includes a selection stage when decisions are made as to the viability of a particular candidate's job application. It directly affects the overall productivity of an organization. A right selection may increase the overall performance of a company & a wrong one may lead to material and financial loss. A perfect selection process can help to pick the most eligible candidates amongst all applicants. The Process of selecting candidates focuses on abilities, knowledge, skills, experience and various other related factors.
Candidates should go through a three stage selection process to get recruited in General Motors:
  • Online Psychometric Test
  • Group Discussion
  • Technical Interview
Written Exam
Academic Criteria
  • Candidate must be a B.Tech (Mechanical / Automobile).
  • 65 percent in Class X, XII and Graduation.
Online Psychometric Test
Psychometric tests are a standard and scientific method used to measure individuals' mental capabilities and behavioral style. Psychometric tests are designed to measure candidates' suitability for a role based on the required personality characteristics. But psychometric tests do not include the very important Aptitude test, which shows candidates’ cognitive abilities. Cognitive abilities include perception, attention, memory, motor skills, language, visual & spatial processing and various executive functions such as flexibility, anticipation, problem solving, decision making, emotional stability, etc. The ideal combination of personality test should be Psychometric test along with Aptitude test.
Group Discussion
GD sessions include simple questions and industry related topics. You need to think for 5 minutes about the topic and then discuss it. The topics are general and don’t need specific preparation. Nearly 50% of the candidates will be shortlisted here so you have to take chances to express your opinion
Technical Interview
Final step to select a candidate as an employee is Interview as it helps to determine a candidate's personality. Questions can be of wide range starting from your introduction, Qualification, Experience, Industry specific experience, Courses done, your strengths and weaknesses, salary expectations, friends, family etc.
Clearing General Motors Selection Process requires well-planned preparation with right guidance and motivation.
Apply directly at http://careers.gm.com/
*The Company reserves the right to make changes in the written exam.

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