IBPS PO Interview Tips

Bankersadda has been with you on every step of your journey... and here we are again to help you in cracking IBPS PO Interview.

Interview is the last and a very important phase in IBPS PO Recruitment as only 1 out of every 3 candidate is selected in the process. And as IBPS PO Phase III of PI is going to be held very soon, it is very important that every candidate starts preparing for this phase in a very professional way. Yes, professional!! Because you must not take it casually. Why is it that a brilliant candidate who could crack many banking exams as that of IBPS and SBI’s couldn’t get through the phase of Interview?

In Personal Interview, your attitude, confidence, fluency and, knowledge everything matters a lot. Yes, it is not just about the knowledge, more than that it is about your ability to deliver your knowledge and thoughts. You are expected to dress properly and carry yourself with confidence.

Introduction is the most perplexing part in Interviews and it the most imp ortant part as well. Many of you might face difficulties in framing a proper set of content that you should deliver while introducing yourself. Moreover, the interviewer might start asking questions from your introduction itself. Yes, the questions can be as simple as 'What is your hometown famous for and in which district does it lies?' or little tricky as 'Who was the first CM of your state in independent India?' The key is to be prepared to face anything challenge with calm and composure.

Nervousness gets in human nature in some difficult situations and that might happen during your personal interview too, but it is important that you tackle it without showing the obvious signs of panic. The right posture to stand, the way you talk, the right posture of sitting everything accounts for your personality that you'll be judged upon. 

There can be questions related to your educational background. This is the most common type after the introduction. If you are from commerce or related stream, there is a fair chance for you face questions related to banking and finance right away and if you are from any other stream, for example, technical or science you may face a question, 'Why are you willing to pursue career in banking but not in your stream?' These are some very general questions that you should be prepared to answer. And as demonetization is a hype nowadays in India, you may also encounter questions related to finance and demonetization.

They may also judge your attitude towards work and commitment and do your psychometric evaluation from your answers and your conduct.

It is very important to be well aware of current affairs as many questions can very reasonably be expected in interviews. You'll certainly get to know about the topics that you should be prepared with to face the interview; you just have to attend the seminar. Yes bankersadda in association with Career Power is also conducting seminar on How to Crack IBPS PO Interview on 5th January.

In general, the interviewer looks for good communication skills, good interpersonal skills, ability to deal with customers, knowledge of the industry as well as the ability of the person to grow with the organisation. 

Some Tips for IBPS PO Interview
Learn about the organisation and the position. Check out their website, use online corporate directories. You should track down all sorts of useful information, such as the organisations's size, history, main products and services, the names of top executives and current news stories.
Rehearse with mock interviews. And read interview experiences.
Go through the current affairs for the last six months.
Read out thoroughly the important and burning issues.
 You must be really careful and fully aware of what you are filling in your bio-data.  Yes, it is really very important as the interview panel usually start asking questions from your bio-data itself. So it will be really beneficial for you if you have all the general knowledge regarding what you are filling in your bio-data.
 Think well about your greatest strengths and weaknesses; your most significant work or school experiences, your future plans.
 You are most likely to also have an encounter with questions pertaining to the technical aspect of banking, so revise your subjects well as they expect you to be capable of answering questions related to the field of banking if you are an aspirant for the post of Probationary Officer.

Any organization while interviewing a candidate also checks their attitude towards their life and work. So stay relaxed keep a positive attitude, you do not have to make up things while giving the interview as they are experienced professional and you’ll be caught off guard.

"So start preparing, as this is the only milestone between YOU and YOUR GOAL."

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