Interview Questions and Tips for IBPS CLERK III

Dear readers, Interview for IBPS CLERK III is starting from upcoming week and many readers have requested for Interview questions and  tips.

So here we are providing you some Interview questions which has been asked in Bank interview and also presenting you the tips to answers the questions.


1. Tell us something about yourself.
This question is randomly asked in an interview as to know what you know exactly about yourself.  You should not answer them about all the information which you have mentioned in your resume. 

Be natural and calm. Speak slowly and tell them about your strengths, achievements and passions etc.
So mention your strengths and interests that are related to a job.

2. What do u mean by term Banking?
Ans: The term banking has been broadly defined under banking regulation act. 
As bank is engaged in the business of accepting the deposits from public and utilize such deposits either for the purpose of lending or for the investment"

3. What are the main functions of commercial banks?
The main functions of commercial banks are:
1. Accepting deposits
2. Giving loans
3. Overdraft
4. Discounting of Bills of Exchange
5. Investment of Funds
6. Agency Functions
7. Miscellaneous Functions

4. Why do you want to join Banking Sector?
This is a very simple question, but in order to give a suitable answer, you must know how to answer. You need to know about the Banking Sector in which you are willing to work for and read their job description.

When you are asked this question, tell them that working for Banking Sector will be a challenging and beneficial experience to you.

Ans: 
1.This is really a golden opportunity for me to develop my career in Banking as well as in a Govt. sector.
2.  Indian banking sector is one of the fastest growing sectors in the country. 
3. It has clear career path.
4. It has social reputation.
5. Future is very bright and we can also enjoy loans at cheaper rates.
6. It has white collar job and has regulated working hours.

5. What are the qualities of a Banker?
If you are going for a bank interview, you should know about the qualities of a banker.

Ans:
1. Peoples Skills: You must have the ability to relate to customers as well as your co-workers.
2. Good communication skills: It will help if you have good verbal as well as written communication skills.
3. Honest.
4. Knowledge of computer
5, Innovative to sell value added products of a bank.
6. Liberal focused towards its customer.

6.What is your Strength?
This is again a very commonly asked question. The Interviewer here wants to analyze how much you know of yourself.

Strengths:- You should mention your strengths that are beneficial for them and also which is related to your job.
For Ex:  I have good communication skills"
"I Like Interacting with people"
"I am good at an analyzing Problems and working in a team to find out appropriate solutions".

7.What is your Weaknesses?
Weaknesses: - You should not say that you do not have any Weakness. It shows that either you are Overconfident or have not assessed yourself and don't want to talk about it.

For Ex: i. My greatest weakness is that I always have a tough time saying no to tasks unless I am already close to being overwhelmed.
ii. I work on it constantly, and have learned the hard way that sometimes I just can't do it all!
iii. I am a very straightforward person. Sometimes this is my weakness and sometimes this is my strength.

8.Why should we hire you?
The Interviewer wants to know your suitability for the job so in this question you should tell about your Strengths and achievements so far.
You should mention your strengths so that they would come to know your fitness for the job.

Do not say something which is not true about you. Avoid using phrases like "This is the Best Company" or "I want to work in this field." Don’t try to please the interviewer by giving wrong information.

9.Why do you want to leave your current job?
This question is typically asked in an interview. There are many negative answers to these questions.
For Ex:  I hate my job, I hate the company, I'm not appreciated there, I hate my boss, I'm sick of working there, etc.

 Be direct and focus your interview answer on the future, especially if your leaving wasn't under the best of circumstances.

You can answer in a way:
1. This position seemed like an excellent match for my skills and experience and I am not able to fully utilize them in my present job.

2. I am interested in a new challenge and an opportunity to use my technical skills and experience in a different capacity than I have in the past.

10.Where do you see yourself in five years?
The interviewer wants to understand more about your career goals and what is your level of commitment to the job they are offering.

You should answer in such a way that ensures them that you are interested in making a long-term commitment towards the job and will have a long term and mutually beneficial association with them.

For example: My goal right now is to find a position at a company where I can grow and take on new challenges over time.

Ultimately, I’d like to assume more management responsibilities and get involved in company strategy. But most importantly, I want to work for an organization where I can build a career.”



80 comments:

Anonymous said...

thanks a lot admin..........

Anonymous said...

superb...

Anonymous said...

plz inform us when ibps po 3 interview result would be declared.

Anonymous said...

Thanks Bankers Adda...

Suraj Patel said...

Thank you very much sir.

Anonymous said...

Thanks q Bankers Adda.. really doing good job for bank aspirants

Anonymous said...

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Anonymous said...

very helpful
thanks

Anonymous said...

Yahan po ki lagi padi hai clrk ka ghanta dene jayin huh...

Anonymous said...

Thanks admin

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sunny said...

Thank you for the question answers

Anonymous said...

thnk you very much sir for such constant efforts!!

Anonymous said...

superb... thank u thnk u vry much sir
it will be really helpfull info.

Anonymous said...

Hello friends i have filled 80.06 percentage instead of 80.60.. i had 8.60 C.G.PA.. is that going to be any problem??? please suggest of ur experience....

Anonymous said...

no yaar..just a minor mistake..nothin will happen..

Anonymous said...

thanks dear......

Anonymous said...

For IBPS interview is it necessary to take resume with us

Anonymous said...

Hai friends please help me. I got OBC certificate on 01.03.2013 which will get expire on 01.03.2014. my interview date is on 17th february 2014. In ibps lll interview call they mention to submit OBC certificate dated on or after 01.04.2013.Getting OBC certificate in govt office is very terrible in TN. Pls anyone reply me is it ok or i have to get new one........

hari_p said...

not required........

Anonymous said...

It z not okay
U've to get newer one

Anonymous said...

they wont allow u without new certi.

Anonymous said...

even i had the same prob 4 PO 3 but unfortunately u have to pressurize the officials to issue the certificate before the date of interview.i got it within 6 days

Praveen said...

I am from Rajasthan.in Ibps 3 I got 125 and cut off is 98. what are my chances and how much I required in intrw for final selection? Plz reply

Anonymous said...

i have only provisional degree certificate.. is it enough for interview plz reply??????????

Praveen said...

Yes its enough.....

Anonymous said...

Written score - 73....so 29.2 out f 80..
Cat - Obc
Interview- may b 50 ( answrd 70% 9 out f 12 questn,,
but I wasnt able 2 speak fluently in english )

So final score - 29.2+10 = 39.2
For obc,,it may not b sufficient....really scared.....
Plz frnd suggest cut off for obc...

Anonymous said...

Hi i got 102-general in ibps clerical..so how many marks i have to got in interview outof 100?

rj gu said...

ur o.b.c certificate is expired on 28.02.2014....so u will required a new certifcate which will be on or after 1.04.2013...see the interview notification...

Anonymous said...

Written score - 73....so 29.2 out f 80..
Cat - Obc
Interview- may b 50 ( answrd 70% 9 out f 12 questn,,
but I wasnt able 2 speak fluently in english )

So final score - 29.2+10 = 39.2
For obc,,it may not b sufficient....really scared.....
Plz frnd suggest cut off for obc...

Anonymous said...

i dont have original certificate .but i have provisional certificate consolidated marklist. am i eligible for interview?

Anonymous said...

dont worry bro..4 interview they will give a min marks of 15..

Kamal Garg said...

i m working in ICICI bank as a cashier my clerk interview is on 21 feb plz suggest me tht my experience is count at the time of interview and also any advantage of tht???

Anonymous said...

out of 20?

Anonymous said...

It can lead to the rejection of your candidature like many po aspirants.......jaldi se banwa lo bhai nahi to koi nahi bacha payega.....

MANOHAR said...

i dnt hv any hobbies... if i face this question
wat to do....pls tell me any one..

Khushboo Kumari said...

Sir, wat r the hierarchy of promotions in Clerical job. Ex- after clerk if promoted wat r dose positions. Pls tell us that also.

Anonymous said...

I got above 150 in clerk from Bihar. is interviewer ask hard questions?? plz reply

Anonymous said...

great job

Anonymous said...

Departmental exam dekar

Anonymous said...

hi..i have repco bank interview on 6th. pls tell me possible qn...any1 have attened it ...reply soon pls

Anonymous said...

hai frnd..,i am also same problem., i have provisional certificates but i have no consolidated marklist. am i eligible for interview ? plz reply me

Anonymous said...

i have only provisional degree certificate.. is it enough for interview plz reply?

Anonymous said...

hi, Praveen , this is Anand, I also got 125 in gen cat., where is your interview and on which date?

Anonymous said...

I have printed out obc certificate according to the format given by ibps and have signed it by the respective authority against my original obc certificate as the respective authority did not want to issue any new certificate due to some strange reasons. Is my printed certificate a valid one or I shall be in rejected list now ?

Anonymous said...

friends in ibps clerk me reference character certificate le jana hai kya . aur kitna photographs le jana hai .

Anonymous said...

character certificate ab nahi mangte hain.

Anonymous said...

I have printed out obc certificate according to the format given by ibps and have signed it by the respective authority against my original obc certificate as the respective authority did not want to issue any new certificate due to some strange reasons. Is my printed certificate a valid one or I shall be in rejected list now ?

nisha dash said...

i have got 110 mark from odisha having reservation of sc. what are my chances of getting intervw?

Anonymous said...

its enough....i attended po interview with the same..all the best

Anonymous said...

i have got 93-SC ODISHA ,marks in ibps clerk .interview on 10 th feb .what is the chance of getting success in final .please reply me Admin

Anonymous said...

please tell when will be the result sir, today is already 5th feb

Anonymous said...

It is before Feb 10

Anonymous said...

when is po3 results ?

Prasanna Kumar said...

hi fds i have original sc certificate is it necessary to take print out of sc form given in ibps site

Prasanna Kumar said...
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Anonymous said...

bankersadda walo ko kaise pata hoga?

Anonymous said...

no clue..maybe clerk k interview k baad...

Anonymous said...

Clerk -3 129 General for Madhya Pradesh .........is there any chance to get selected please help me out guys.

Anonymous said...

hi i got 81 marks in IBPS CLERK karnataka OBC what marks should i get in interview

Anonymous said...

me to got 81 marks in ibps. I am also from Karnataka. . what is your date of birth

Anonymous said...

ur intrvw on which date?

Anonymous said...

hi frnds i am from ap i have obc certificate but now i have a prob that i belong to creamy layer so obc certificate is not applicable now is it cause any prob during interview

Anonymous said...


no problem of obc certificate

Anonymous said...

hi, my date of birth is 16-07-1988 where as i entered 16-06-1988 on ibps clerk application form typing error is their any problem kindly suggest any one, please.,

Anonymous said...

i applied in obc category

Anonymous said...

my date of birth is 16-07-1988 where as i entered 16-06-1988 on ibps clerk application form typing error is their any problem kindly suggest any one, please.,

Reply

..no problem boss

Anonymous said...

any one having interview on feb 14 in hyderabad..?

Anonymous said...

hii.. I am having caste certificate of GOI but in hindi format is it applicable..?

Anonymous said...

Iam also having interview in hyd on 14, is obc from meseva valid will they accept it pls reply

Anonymous said...

Interviewer k pass humara marks hota hai ?? - Neha

Anonymous said...

yes.. as per candidate marks they ask

Anonymous said...

jiske baare me tumhe jayada aata he ya maalum he ya knowledge he uske baare me bta do ki ye meri hobby he jisse kya vo hobby se related cross question bta sko

Anonymous said...

definatly tumahara hoga kyoki last yr cutoff se 15 number more valo ka hua he to tumahare 22 number jyada he definetly hoga

Anonymous said...

I have printed out obc certificate according to the format given by ibps and have signed it by the respective authority against my original obc certificate as the respective authority did not want to issue any new certificate due to some strange reasons. Is my printed certificate a valid one or I shall be in rejected list now ?

manish said...

no need to be panic, it will work...at the time of interview if you don't have any document they just take undertaking from you to submit missing or updated document at the time of joining.so don't worry about this. its my own experience .

Anonymous said...

I got 73 Marks in SC category(Cuttoff is 53)............Kya mera selection ho sakta hai? my interview is on 12 feb..

Prasanna Kumar said...

hi fds my father name is anand kumar in 10th certificate and ananda kumar in all the other certificates i have filled ananda in ibps application will ther be any pb as it is not matching with 10th certificate pls rep

Anonymous said...

quickly ek affidavit banwao from sdm or dm office mentioned ur right d.o.b and dont tell interviewer if they dont put attention.. apni taraf se jyada honest mat banna.. alert rehna and dont be trap.. may god bless all

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