No More Interview Fear! Crack IBPS RRB Interview With These Tips From Experts: The Interview Round of the IBPS RRB exam is the third phase of the exam and carries 100 marks.
The interview round is considered to be easy as you are assessed on the basis of your overall personality. But, all those candidates afraid of facing a panel of interviewers can hinder their selection. In this article, we will give you some important IBPS RRB Interview preparation tips to help ease the process of your selection.
IBPS RRB Interview: Tips From Exam Expert
Job interviews seem frightening, even if the individual is well prepared. Banking Interviews like IBPS RRB Exam interview are essentially fabricated around some common topics like:
Resume/ Curriculum Vitae (CV) of Candidate
To provide a brief outline of themselves to their employer every candidate must prepare a biodata of themselves. The document needs to include all important things like your qualifications, your place of birth, places where you have studied, your hobbies, extra activities, your family etc.
While discussing a question about personal information based on your CV, a candidate must come out CONFIDENT. The candidate must also be open to discuss any questions branching out of the CV like hobbies and interest.
The question is “Tell us something about yourself?”. Almost every aspirant is asked this question and one must try to keep the description short.
- One must not recite the same things as written in the resume as they have already been read by the panel.
- Tell them about your family background, education and other achievements.
- Always pay attention while writing your resume as most of the questions asked by the panel will revolve around on what is written in your resume.
- Be thorough with what you have written to avoid giving wrong answers.
A candidate well versed with the basics of the field he is about to enter out-shines his competitors. Hence, it is important that you acquire the basics of banking before going in for an interview and are ready to answer on those lines. You can prepare topics like
- History of Banking
- Types of Banking
- Monetary Policy
- Nationalization of banks
- Financial Market: Capital and Money Market
- Indian Financial Organizations
- NBFCs in India
- BASEL Norms
- Negotiable Instrument
- Types of Money
- Mudra bank
- Small finance bank
- Payment bank
- Credit card/ Debit card/ smart card
- Priority Sector Lending
- Financial Inclusion
- Important committees in banking
- Headquarter, tagline, and CEO of banks
- Mutual funds
- Financial schemes of the government
- Cheque and its type
- Financial Abbreviation
- Questions on Bank Mergers
Make sure your answers convey what you mean and are cleverly worded. Prepare various abbreviations as well.
GK (Current Affairs)
It is mandatory for a candidate to be well versed at events occurring around him. Prepare the current affairs of the last three months. You need to know news like awards, major occurrences, parliamentary developments.
Roles and Responsibilities
A candidate must know the roles and responsibilities and perform tasks on regular basis. An RRB Officer needs to focus mainly on the agricultural and allied fields, for the betterment of the rural economy. He/ She needs to keep a check on regular loan repayment so that the agriculture loans of their branch don’t turn into NPA.
Overall Preparation Tips 2018
- Both overconfidence and too much nervousness are bad for an interview. This is because an interview is designed to put you through small pressure tests and to gauge your reactions when you are in difficult situations. Try not to panic and maintain your calm.
- A positive body language attributes to various personality enhancements. For example, sitting in straight posture with hands in your lap/thigh shows attentiveness while fidgeting and slouching, on the other hand, shows discomfort. Eye contact with the board/interviewer and a clear voice shows confidence in the self.
- Try to arrive at the interview location at least 30 minutes earlier than the interview.
- Express your interest. Make it clear that you want the job. Make sure your strengths are relevant to the role and weakness are not contrary to what is required for the role. Analyze the role. Think about what the interviewer wants to hear when answering this one. Keep in mind that each answer you give should add value to the position or company.
- Make sure you listen to the question properly and then answer. Do not skip the question if you don’t understand it. Ask it again if you are confused about any question.
Here is the IBPS RRB Interview experience shared by Pooja Angurana, an IBPS RRB Aspirant 2017
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