Here we are presenting to you the Interview Experience of Sachin Waghmare, one of the bright reader of BA!! Hope you like the post!!!
Name – Sachin Waghmare
Date – 19-01-2015
Venue – BOM, Mumbai
Qualification – Graduate in Pharmacy and MBA in Pharma management (only thing which is focused throughout the interview)
Time – 1 pm
Panel – 1
Document verification done till 2pm, they took interview for 7-8 min. for each candidate, mine also was for 8 min, i was prepared with some regular interview que. or you can say i mugged up these que and some banking terms…
I was second in list, interview started at 2.30.
I entered with a smile and smile left me at door only.. i wished them, they asked me to sit.
There were 5 people in a panel ( 4 male and 1 female)
When M1 started asking que, M2 was busy on call and M3 was busy with my documents.
M1- So, sachin.. tell me about urself.
Me – answered
M1 – Why you left your field and why you choose banking?
Me – explained in detail (he was convinced)
M1 – Tell me what other things bank do except accepting diposites and giveng loan
Me – I explained other functions of bank.
M1 – Then he fired 4 que to me,
- Can we buy any kind of product from bank? I said NO.
- Can we buy railway ticket from bank? I said NO.
- Can we buy gold from bank? I said NO
- Can we donate money to temples from bank?
Before answering this, thought I answered 3rd ques wrong and if am not sure I should say no and I said don’t know about this.
M1 and a lady was smiling looking at each other.
Then M1 asked female to proceed,
F – What is RTGS, NEFT, difference between them n what are the limits?
Me – I answered all the questions.
M2 – (he finished with his call now) Asked again, why banking after pharmacy graduation, how you will managed in banking?
Me – I grab his attention towards my MBA and explained some things which can be useful for banking ( like customer and product management etc) he was not looking satisfied.
M2- If you are good at customer management and have ability to convince them, then y don’t you join private banks, you will get good growth there.
Me– I explained my interest ans benefits of public sector, but he was not looking satisfied.
M3 – what is CASA?
ME – answered
M3- what is interest rate on saving account in nationalized banks?
M3- why it is nationalised?
Me– (i dint got his que.) and said sorry sir i dnt knw.
M4– (all the tym he was looking at my documents) finally he paid attention in intervie n asked same thing… why you left pharma field, there is also a growth?
Me– (i was expecting this que. bt not 3-4 times) and i was tired repeating same things n said….. sir i was not gud at studies during graduation…(dint.finished my ans)
M3– interrupt n said why u were nt gud, your patents are teacher? ( as i told about my parents profesion while explaining about my self)
me– i was like what to say about this n i kept quiet.
all are saying ok you can go. I was about to say thank you..
M3 asked again- Do you really want to work in a bank, because your qualification is totally diff?
I said YES sir.
They said ok, All the best.. I said thank you n left the room.
Through out the interview they were not looking satisfied with my interest in banking, anyways, hoping for the best!!
Finally I wanted to say a big thank you to BankersAdda team which helped me lot to crack written exam n also for interview preparation.