7 Qualities that an Interviewer is looking for

Many candidates reads lot of study material for interviews but they ignore to understand what an interviewer is looking for. Today I am going to share the basic selection criteria of any job interview :-

Clarity of thought

Why you want to work in a bank. 

Your answer - Right now I am working in my fathers business but I don't find any growth in it.

This will create a negative impact in the ind of interviewer. Step in the shoes of interviewer. He will think that this person is not stable.
Right now he is not interested in his father's business after a year or so he will not be interested in a bank. After all it's a boring job. I know this well. There are many other needy people who don't have any other option. 

Result are out

You failed in interviews!! You didn't even get passing marks. I hope you know the reason.

Decent looking

Many people wear casual jackets or coats in the interviews. Get a simple Black coat with a tie for interview. After all its a service industry and they are looking for decent looking employees.


Many candidates are unemployed from past 5-6 months because they are preparing for the exam.

Is it a bad thing or a matter of shame ?


Be honest and explain the interviewer that competition level is really high and it was almost impossible to crack the written exam without rigorous preparations. So you left your job.

Good communication skills

Practice, practice and practice

Use your washroom mirror to see how you look while answering the question. Read newspaper loudly to improve your confidence.


One of the most popular questions is :- If you get posting 1500 km away from your hometown what would you do. 

Whether you will go or not, say Yes I will go.

Strong work ethics

Recently many PSU bank managers were involved in unethical practices. Now interviewers are looking for ethical employees who want to help 


Every employer is looking for an employee who is serious about the company and job. If the job is just another option and if you think you deserve better, then you might not be the right candidate.

Be serious. Interview room is not the best place to crack 

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  1. Hello sir....tell something about niacl assistant exam like level of xm...is it similar to IBPS CLERK??

  2. plz help for united india insurance

  3. thank u sir...:)
    nice post...
    what qns they may ask for commerce graduates?

  4. hats off sir main thing of interview is 1)Honesty...and son on

  5. Sir please tell me that why cut of Ibps clerk is different for different states whether the process of allotment of Ibps clerk is centralised or not

  6. sir help..
    can u provide information/details regarding karnataka bank ?
    as interview process held in jan?

  7. Yaar have you any solution?

  8. no yaar,,,,as he mentioned in notification before itself..we cant do anything...shud wait and see what happens :(

  9. sir what abt obc certificate??

  10. by the way u r from??

  11. I'm from rajasthan

  12. Missed by 2 marks in DI

  13. thanku for reply sir

  14. Where are you from?

  15. hello sir, please update me, will the interview and GD will be on the same day for sbi associate, and is the caste validity certificate is required to submit at the time of interview, i have caste certificate but validity certificate is not applied yet, regards

  16. dont worry dude....it will not create any prob.....wot matter is at the time of interview u sud have the valid obc certificate....even if its issued one day b4 the interview...

  17. But they mentioned it in notification,this is the real problem bro

  18. Sir when will the final result of RBI assistant be declared?

  19. what is use of scoring good marks. i am gen-oh category .in written got 98 (cutoff was 81) but failed in GD&PI got only 12 out of 50. though my gd&pi was all over good....

  20. Same problem here . My GDPI was good same happened last year also

  21. sir pls one post on only gradute student interview qustions
    gr8 help to me
    thanks always

  22. u need 2 undestand dey r not concerned abt ur knowledge in GD/PI...rather dey look for ur attitude, personality and presentation....

  23. dear siraj i knew that, this was not my first time to attend the gd &pi. i am already in the reserved list of ibps po3. i also knew that they are looking attitude , personality and presentation. i am not saying why they didn't give me good marks or highest marks. even they gave me only passing marks also. i will never raise any question about it. but failing in it , it matter me a lot. because my gd & pi was all over good . it wasn't so bad at all. there was another reason also. on my gd&pi day .staff member allotted me 6 no as per their list . but at the time of GD the panel member they said that they were having different list in which i have been no 9th. even staff member got confused how it was possible. but panel member order them to rearrange it now. 2nd thing there was one guy who was giving more extra support by the whole staff .even parents of the other candidates were also doubting about it.

  24. i would like to share my experience.

    I am in Gen-OH category girl.


    i had appeared in IBPS po3 and passed in both written and interview . now i am in RESERVED LIST. At that time i had seen many candidates who got high marks, failed in interview. everyone blamed that they were intentionally failed them. But i thought that may be candidates didn't well in their interview.

    phase 2

    this year i had appeared in SBI PO and cleared written also.i had appeared in GD&PI , gave all question's answer with smile and politely. I have received positive reactions from them by nodding their head with smiles.IN gd also i was put my views very confidently .BUT i am not selected.

    Before seeing my marks i thought may be i had passed in both but wouldn't make out in overall cut off in my category.

    But after seeing my marks i felt shocked and unbelievable .In written got 98 (cutoff marks 81) BUT in GD got 5 and PI 7 marks only.total 12 out of 50. though my gd&pi was not at all bad.

    even i didn't get passing marks in it. Even they gave me passing only, i can understand but failing in this way not tolerable.

    Then i have realized the pain of ibps po3 candidates...

  25. Pranay BhattacharyaDecember 29, 2014 at 1:05 PM

    mine is like this

  26. den surely dey hv given u marks of another candidate

  27. yes . you are right.


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