BOB Manipal 2015 – Interview & GD Experience (Abhinav Pushpam)

Name- Abhinav Pushpam
Location- Kolkata Zonal office
Panel- 1.. 1:30 PM
This was my 1st bank interview.
Reached there by 12:45. 3 ladies were sitting at diace for document verification .Gave me 1 form to fill. I filled  it quickly and arranged my documents in the order they had asked. 

Then 1 lady called my name for verification, checked all my documents by just giving a look on originals. She said aahh u r  just 22 and you wd become a PO. Thats cool!!  Ya but she focused on matching my signature from my written xam admit card… ๐Ÿ™‚ Done with all verification, she was very helpful as i did not have xerox of passing certi of 10th, 12th, she send a peon to get it done for me.
Then after lunch, we were given batch no. to stick on our pockets. At 2:30 we were called for GD. Students were divided in 10 member grp. In the panel there were 5 person. 1 lady, 3 Chief manager and 1 representative from Manipal University. He gave us topic-  “Financial Inclusion- A future prospect or a social obligation “
All were stunned on listening the topic. We got 2 min. to jord down points on  our pads. All spoke for 2 min individually and a discussion happened for another 10 min.  Overall it was good and panel appreciated my views.
My serial no. was 4, but 2 students did not turned up, so i came to no.2. (I thought acha hua thoda competition km hua!!! ) After 30 min interview started.
Same panel. 
Manipal representative was the main questionnaire. 

1.- what are ur hobbies?
1 of my hobbies was cooking, so all started laughing, he said ohh thats great, means ur wife will love a lot. I told It’s hard to predict future , then again all stated laughing
2.- Why is your hometown famous?
3.- Tell something about Jan Dhan yojna
Said. Other person said pura taiyari se aaye ho lagta hai
4.- Tell me any beautiful story of urs?
5- Do u have a girlfriend?
6.- Now the GM questioned. Who is the president of BRICS bank?
I was getting confused with the name brics bank, as new name is The New Development Bank. I said I am not recalling it now. Then he said its K.V. kamat, then i said he is of NDB, then he corrected me both are same thing
7. HQ of brics bank
Said Shanghai
8. Other 1 asked BRICS stand for?
9. Why these country have formed a group, why not they included other counties also?
Said but he was not satisfied with it.
Then he again asked me 1 question of a district near to my home town, why is it famous. I was not knowing the answer, he told me a writer name, he come from there. Then i remembered. He asked 1 book written by him
10. Again Manipal representative.. Typical Hr question .. Y should I hire u??
11. Will u like to give this interview again?
I said what is the need sir, when i would hopefully be selected this time only.. Again all started laughing. 
You may go now. All the best ๐Ÿ™‚
Interview went on for around 1/2 hr  approx. But overall I enjoyed it. Panel was good and helpful. 
Hope this would help, those who are having interviews in coming days. All the best ๐Ÿ™‚
Abhinav Pushpam

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