Television, CNBC TV18 to launch 'Job Show'

MUMBAI: in association with CNBC TV18 is all set feature a reality format show on job hunt named, Job Show. The Job Show will be hosted by the Britannia Industries former managing director and CEO Sunil Alagh. 

Alagh will speak on some of the hottest jobs in the market today. The Job Show, a 26-episode show and shall begin to air from February 2006 onwards on every Saturday with a repeat show on Sunday afternoon.

According to an official release, interested applicants can apply after which their application will be sent to the HR department of the respective company. The companies will then shortlist the candidates on the basis of their criteria. During this process the company might contact the applicants for an e-test or a telephonic interview. and CNBC will announce the names of the five shortlisted candidates, ten days from the close of the call for applications. These candidates will then be flown to Mumbai, where the episodes will be shot. The selected candidates get a chance to not only bag a dream job but also to appear on television.

While on TV, there will be five rounds conducted by none other than Sunil Alagh and two senior mangement executives from the recruiting company. Results will be declared at the end of each episode.So, within a span of 30 minutes, candidates will walk away with their dream job.

" has come together with CNBC TV 18 to create this wonderfully exciting opportunity for millions of aspiring youngsters. The Job Show will offer them a great chance to win their dream job and become a star in the corporate world." says COO Hitesh Oberoi.

CNBC TV18 national marketing head Ajay Chacko adds, "The Job Show will be presented in a reality format with some very interesting moments. It will help young aspirants all across the country to focus on the strengths of the successful candidates and take note of the weaknesses of the not so successful ones, so that they can apply these learning's to real life situations, when faced with the prospect of a job interview. CNBC TV18 is proud to partner in this unique show."

Aviva Life Insurance, Flextronics Software Systems, LG Electronics, Impetus Technologies, DNA, Yes Bank, Denstu are a few of the companies amongst others who have come on board and will partner in the job show to recruit the best talent.    

Details of the Format of the Show and Application Procedure

Apply Procedure

1. On the Job Show Home Page (, click on the Company's Logo or the Job Offer. There will be a detailed description and the requirements for that particular job after which just click on the "Apply Now" button on the bottom of the page.

2.Thereafter the applicant can login by their id and apply using their CV

3. Not registered? Not a problem. This page has a link where applicants can apply by filling up a small form and pasting their CV without registering.

Rounds on TV 

Round 1: Introduction 

" Each participant introduces themselves

" The scoring is done by judges on criterion like confidence, attitude, brevity etc

" At the end of the round, no participant is dropped, instead they are rated on a scale of 100

Round 2: Knowledge

" Each participant is asked 5 questions each

" The questions are asked by the 3 judges

" Questions could be general knowledge, industry specific, job specific etc.

" The participants are scored out of 100.

" At the end of this round, 2 contenders are dropped

Round 3: JAM & Extempore

" Each participant is given a topic on the spot and he is expected to speak impromptu for 60 seconds

" The scoring is done by judges on criterion like confidence, clarity of thought & speech, attitude, presence, etc.

" At the end of the round, 1 more participant is dropped, and we continue to the next round with 2 participants

Round 4: Stress test & Final Interview

" Stress Games

o Case based- For e.g., survival on a boat

o Each contender presents their case to the judges in semi-discussion format

" Final Interview

o Each judge will ask each participant 1 question & will be allowed to ask 1 counter question, if necessary

o Questions will be real life interview questions.

o The participants are asked to present their closing argument in 30 seconds and will have to justify why they should be chosen for the job


" Judges will declare the winner.

" They will explain the reasons for selecting a candidate and advice the losing candidate.

" The winner will be handed the appointment letter by the HR head.

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