After the mains examination, the final stage is the interview round. Candidates who clear the mains examination must have prepared with full enthusiasm but the upcoming round is not the same as the previous rounds. Clearing the interview round is more challenging than the preliminary and mains examination. IBPS and SBI are currently conducting the interview rounds for the post of probationary officers for all those candidates who have cleared the IBPS PO and SBI PO Mains Examinations. Candidates who are yet to appear for the interview round must be in a hassle to organize their preparation strategy for the interview questions. In this article, we will be providing some tips and tricks that the candidates can follow and prepare for the IBPS and SBI interviews at home.
How to Prepare for SBI or IBPS Interviews?
Let us look at some tips that the candidates must follow to prepare themselves for the SBI and IBPS interview rounds. These pointers will ensure that the candidates put A bewitching impression on the interviewer that will increase their chances of getting selected for their desired job position
Research about the bank
It is very important for the candidate to learn as much as they can about the bank and the position that they have applied for. Search their website and know all about the bank and do make sure that you go through all the useful information like the history of the bank, size, position, services, etc. that will help you answer the questions regarding the bank. This will leave a good impression on the interviewer as you will be aware of every aspect of the bank that you have applied for.
Review your resume
It is seen that most of the questions are revolve around the candidate’s resume. Read your resume thoroughly and be ready for any kind of questions that can be asked out of it like educational background, hobbies, activities that you have mentioned in your resume, awards and achievements that you have mentioned, etc. if you will be unaware of the details that you have mentioned in your resume, this will leave a negative impact on the interviewer.
Enhance your general awareness
Enhancing general awareness is not a tough part, it can be done easily while you are sitting at your place. Just pick up the daily newspapers, read daily magazines, Watch hot headlines that are running on the news channels and be ready for the questions that will be asked out of it.
Be aware of all the important things that are happening in the world like the environment, banking industries, Awards, books, authors, sports, important people in the news, appointments, debts, etc.
Know about your region, locality, state
It is very important that the candidates must be aware of their state and the happenings in their state. The number of districts in your state, their culture, the latest news about that state or in that state, or some very common types of questions that the interview may ask related to the state that you belong to. Candidates must aware of all the important details about the state.
Practice in front of the mirror
This is a very common method that is used to improve the vocabulary and prepare for the frequently asked questions. Talk to yourself, question yourself, and then answer yourself. This will boost up your vocabulary as well as will give you the confidence that is required when you sit in front of the interviewer who will be dropping questions on you just like you dropped on yourself in front of the mirror.
Maintain a dress code
On the day of the interview, it is very important for the candidates to have an anesthetic physical appearance. Remember the first impression will be the key to impress the interviewer and the only way to make your first impression is to present yourself enough a formally dressed manner. Do not wear anything flashy or very bright colors. Smell clean but do not use any strong perfume, find the perfect balance. Keep your dress code ready a night before the interview.
Practice with some mock tests
Adda247 has launched Mock interview tests that the candidates can attempt and get an overview of the types of questions that is asked in the banking interview. These questions will be some frequently asked questions that the candidates must prepare as there are high chances that similar questions will be asked by the interviewer on the day of the interview round. Practicing an interview mock test will make sure that the candidates do not make any mistakes on the final day and ensure their selection.