Interview Experience: RRB


Date of Interview 16-11-2015 
Venue Dehradun 
Panel 1 
Time 1 PM

I reached the venue before time, saw no. of candidates from morning shift were still waiting for their turn. Around 2:30 they called my name for verification, but that was the lunch break so i had to wait for half an hour. Verification started at around 3 PM. They gave me a format to fill my language which I mentioned in the application form. They asked me to write few lines in those languages. Then they checked all documents and verified from original one. 
I waited in front of interview room, bell rang and i entered the room. There were total 6 panelist (5 male 1 female). I wished them and they offered me seat. 
M1: Briefly introduce yourself
Me: Gave proper answer
M2: You chose hindi then why u give your answer in hindi. 
Me: Explain in hindi
M3: Who is the Chief minister of AP
Me: Gave answer
M3: You have done your B.Tech in ECE. Then you must know what is packet switching and its advantage?
me: Explained Nicely 
M3: On which language mobile phone work.
Me: Explain 
M4: Name the wining party in bihar election 
Me: Answered 
M5: Your Weakness and strength 
Me: Explained 
F1: What is Communication: 
Me: Explained 
My conclusion: Interview was quite good and got positive gestures from panel and I found them convinced with all my response. Atmosphere was friendly and all panelist was friendly and they always make you feel very comfortable throughout your interview.
Murugananthan Chandran, MCA. Working in Accenture (4.5 years experience), Chennai.
Venue: Virudhunagar, Tamilnadu
Time: 16-Nov 8:30AM
Panel 1, IT SCALE 2
4 members in the panel (including 1 female member)
I was the 5th person to enter the interview room. I dressed well with a tie. (But I was the only person wearing tie that day). Till the end of the interview, I maintained the smile and pleasant feel.
My interview questions:
Q: Introduction?
A: Introduced.
Q: About ur family?
A:Told the details. (They expected in detail. For example: I said “My sister is working as a teacher in Bodinayakanur, Theni”. But the panel asked pvt  or Govt school)
Q: Why r u leaving IT?
A: I told them that I was Looking for a secure job and instead of working for an American company, I want to utilize my IT skills for our Indian banking sector.
Q: Current project role & Responsibilities?
A: Told them the details and I said I’m working in innovation team as well.
Q: Panel asked about any live example in innovation?
A: I told them about the automation which I did. It increases productivity, makes company profitable.
Q: You are making company profitable. Company will give you good pay and allowances. But you will not get that salary here. Then why do you want to join gramin bank? (Asked this question again in a different way)
A: Irrespective of the performance, even if we do good, they will throw us, in case of recession. But that is not the case in gramin bank.
Q: They asked me about outsourcing of my client?
A: I frankly told them that I don’t have much details on that sir. But they are running a manufacturing plant in Goa, India.
Q: How can RRBs improve villages?
A: Contributing to the country’s development, increasing agricultural yield by offering loans for farmers, helping farmers to use  latest technology. Educating people by offering loans, increasing literacy rate, generating employment, women empowement., etc.
Q: How are gramin bank make capital?
A: Deposits from people, central government, state government and sponsor bank.
Q: Is there any gramin banks in ur area?
A: Yes sir, near perumal temple in Bodinayakanur.
Q: Is that situated near your home?
A: Yes sir, situated near my home.
Q: Do you want to be posted there?
A: No Sir, considering about the area. I am eager to work anywhere in India. (Panel look satisfied)
Q: What you do in Rdbms?
A: Creating tables and views. Inserting, updating and deleting data. Apart from that I am creating cursors, triggers and procedures. And I write nested queries as well for my project. We do entire database management for our project.
A: Simply said world wide web. But It could have been better by giving additional details such as Tim bernes lee, internet, example of a website address.
Q: Female member: Are you sure?
A: Yes madam, I am sure (In mind, LOL)
Q: Where are you staying in Chennai?
A: Near Tambaram sir.
Panel: You are answering like a CBI officer. Be transparent. Say the exact place?
(Smiled and said sorry) I am staying in camp road, near Tambaram.
Q: What is the rain situation in that area?
A: Heavy rain in Chennai. Stagnation of water till knee.
Q: Who is responsible for that?
A: Municipal corporation will do the cleaning activities. Apart from that people should also have equal responsibility.
Q: Panel said “swatch bharat”?
A: I said yes sir that too is needed.
Q: You are going to work for RRB, Villages. Tell about Agricultural crop Seasons?
A: Confirmed the question again. I couldn’t recollect the names of the season sir, but 3 seasons are there. (While coming out of the interview room, I got it. Kharif, Rabi and Zaid. Felt sad)
Q: Are you sure that 3 seasons?
A: Yes sir, I am sure.
Q: You scored good marks in B.Sc. then why cross major after B.Sc?
A: Sir honestly speaking, there is more employment opportunities for engineering than arts and science stream. And I am interested in computer as well so I joined MCA. ( Panel looks not much satisfied)
Q: Science is also having good opportunities now days?
A: Yes sir. Science is also having good opportunities. But comparatively, engineering has more opportunities than science. (Panel looks satisfied)
Q: Crops cultivated in your area?
A: Mainly Cardamom, coffee and tea.
Q: They asked about Khanja? Is it also famous there, right? Why didn’t you say that?
A: Yes sir. But cultivating khanja is illegal. So I didn’t say that.
Panel said: you can leave now.
I wished them “Thank you sirs, thank you madam”. Have a great day with smile.
Mostly general questions, less technical. Very cordial interviewers. Let’s see.
Interview went for 10 minutes