When or in which GMAT

When

When is a conjunction that is used to connect with a noun that denotes time?

It was 1947 when India got complete independence.

It is a republic day when India brings out its military power before its citizen. 

 

In which

In which is also a conjunction that is used to connect with a noun that is not literally a place but gives the sense of place.

The country was in very bad condition when it had to take an uncompromising decision. Incorrect 

The country was in very bad condition in which it had to take an uncompromising decision. Correct

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