Our reader Srinath shared interview experience that he had during IBPS PO Interview Experience. You can learn from his experience and find a way for yourself as well in the upcoming days.
NAME : SRINATH CHOWDARY
QUALIFICATION : B.TECH, (EEE)
DATE : 03-02-2018
TIME : 1 PM
VENUE : ANDHRA BANK APEX COLLEGE , GACHIBOWLI , HYDERABAD
PANEL : 3
Reached the venue by 12 pm and I was the first person to get my biometric and certificate verification done , went cool. They are friendly . My serial no was 17 , so thought it would take around 6 pm to complete my interview , but luckily they called not by serial no. but by some random order and I was given no. 4 .
My turn exactly 3 pm . Entered the room , smiled and wished them.
Total members : 5 ( 4 Male , 1 female )
I wish them , they offered to sit , thanked them and sat . I was abt to introduce myself with all the stuff I prepared but then asked M1
M1 : So, whats ur name ?
Me : Srinath Chowdary
M1 : Qualification
Me : Electrical and Electronics engineering
M1 : so , did u prepare banking awareness ?
Me : Yes sir , i did ( he then asked M3 , the centre person to take on )
M3 : After demonitisation though initially there was some problm like money shortage n all , it settled and everyone feel comfortable . whats the reason ?
Me : It was then when digital wallets take on and our pm introduced BHIM app and stressed on digital banking , online banking , m banking ETC
M3 : Whats bhim app , explain it ?
Me : Explained and said it works on upi .
M3 : Whats UPI ?
Me : explained
M3 : What is m banking ?
Me : Explained , but he asked what should require for it , i said MMID
M3 : Oh MMID ! It doesn’t require Aadhar number ?
Me : I was embarrased as it felt it like sarcasm and said i dont know exactly sir , but i read it as MMID .
M3 : Ok , what are the major exports and imports of India ?
Me : This was the question dat scared me as i have no idea on it and the mistake i did was taking time of 30 secs r more to think and finally said sorry sir i dont know.
I could have say it without wasting time . I said crude oil is import and exports i have no idea.
M2 : Tell me some currencies ?
Me : Dollar, Franc , Bhat , Krone and i could recall many in that tension though i knew many more.
M3 : Krone ? , which country’s currency is it , i haven’t heared till now !!
Me : I laughed inside and said sir its Denmark’s
M2 : Why are u saying small currencies , u haven’t said UK, Japan, China currencies ..
Me : Sorry sir , i didn’t recall that time and answered those 3 currencies correctly and they felt ok, good.
F1 : She wasn’t asking just observing me .
M4 : He seemed like asking questions like now and then , just once I think that too not a question , just supporting remaining panel members’ questions .
M1 : He gave me a water bottle and asked to market it .
Me : Little annoyed, but did my best .
M1 : These days po is no less than sales executive so i ve asked u to market it , most of u ppl are having a myth dat bank po is just a deskjob like we can work simply sitting in the bank .
Me : Smiled . ( i felt my interview was just ok ok till then and then got my fav question from M1)
M1 : So , tell me about your hobbies !
Me : I actually waiting for this question and replied reading books.
M1 : What sort of books , any genre ?
Me : Nothing like that, any book which interests me, I ll read .
M1 : Explain a book u read !
Me : I explained the super book for financial beginners “RICH DAD POOR DAD ”
Panel : Laughed about title , and asked in friendly way like which dad is better rich r poor ?
Me : Explained and they were very much impressed with it , and at last I felt satisfied.
M1 : Ok , srinath u can leave now .
Me : Thank you sir and came out.
It lasted for 12-15 minutes and my interview done in both Telugu and English . The panel was friendly and cooperative particulary M1 , he helped me lot in answering .
THANK YOU Srinat for sharing your Interview Experience with us!!!!!!!!!!!