I attended SBI PO GD/PI at Lucknow center on 09/09/2017. After reaching the venue they conducted biometrics followed by document verification which was followed by the start of Group Discussion.
GD Topic- “Is allowing FDI in retail sector good or bad for India?”
Group Exercise – What are the qualities you would like to have in your spouse?
- Good looks
- Pleasing personality
- Family background
- Adjusting with new family
- Rich family
M1: You are from Ramnagar. What is the distance between Ramnagar and Allahabad?
M1: Suppose that You are appointed as branch manager in a metropolitan city and you have to expand bank business. What will u do??
I told him about plan and operations. He told that you are correct but you just missed one more point and then he explained it.
M1: From where you have passed class 10th and 12th?
M1: Why there is a negative growth in bhadohi carpet industry??( I have passed class 10th from bhadohi)
Told him about lack of investment, infrastructure, machines etc. He explained by adding few more points regarding the change in market taste.
M2: So, you have done b.tech from which branch??
M2: what were you doing after graduation?? Why you have not appeared in any placement drive??
I told him that I was preparing for the Banking sector exams. I also told him that I have attended IBPS PO, Syndicate PO interview but was not able to get in final list and also about bank of Baroda PO interview whose result is awaited.
Then Handed over to the next panelist.
F1: Tell me about your strength and weakness at least two??
I told them about my strength and weakness and they started laughing at my weakness as it was the first time they heard something like that.
M3: Tell me in brief about U.P.?? How many districts U.P. have??
M3: Name the district which has highest no. Of tehsil??
I told sorry sir, I don’t know. He said it’s ok.
M4: name some acts which are applied on bank??
I told him about rbi act 1934, banking regulation act, 1949 and then told him that i am not able to recall more. They all said it’s ok.
Don’t know what will happen next but overall it was a nice experience.