IBPS Interviews – Sample Questions

IBPS has declared the results of the Bank CWE Clerk Exam and about 5.3 Lakh candidates have cleared the exam. So, it is now time to gear up for the interviews which will soon follow and competition won’t be easy because of the sheer number. It is utmost important to prepare well for the interviews as many of you will get interview calls only from few banks and it is important that you get selected in atleast one bank. Read our post on what to expect after clearing the ibps bank clerk exam?

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Usually for bank interviews, there will be 2 to 3 persons in the interview panel. Before the final interview, HR will check all the necessary documents needed and he can also ask few bank specific questions like CASA, Basel norms and profit of the bank, difference between various banking products etc. We are categorising the questions in 2 forms – HR Questions and Technical Questions

The HR questions you can expect in your interview are

  1. Tell me about yourself
  2. Tell me about your family
  3. Incase, if you are the only daughter/son in your family, will your parents allow you to work anywhere across India?
  4. What are your strengths and weaknesses?
  5. Don’t you think you are over qualified for this position?
  6. Why not software after engineering?
  7. Why did you leave your previous company?
  8. Why do you want to work here?
  9. Have you applied for any other banks?
  10. What do you know about your bank?
  11. Have you applied to other areas apart from banking?
  12. Where do you see yourself in 5 years from now?
  13. If you are female – Being a girl, if you are posted in unsafe place like Assam, will you continue to work with us?
  14. Did you prepare for the interview? What did you prepare? (questions will be asked from what you prepared)
  15. Have you attended any bank interviews before?
  16. Do you have any questions for us?

The Technical Questions which can be asked in a bank interview are –

  1. What do you know BASEL norms
  2. What is CAR? (Capital Adequacy Ratio)
  3. What is the current CRR and SLR?
  4. What is microfinance?
  5. Repo Rate and Reverse Repo rate?
  6. What is SEBI?
  7. What is inflation and deflation?
  8. What is mutual fund?
  9. What is IMF?
  10. What is ULIP?
  11. Do you have account in bank? Which bank? Why?
  12. Differences you see in a private and public bank.
  13. What is forex?
  14. What is Bank rate?
  15. Have you heard about KYC? what is KYC?

You may also consider referring to books available for bank interviews preparations –



We have created a forum at http://banks-india.com/forum/ibps-cwe-bank-exams/ibps-interview-questions/ to discuss and provide sample answers to these questions.

Download IBPS PO Common Interview Call Letter

Institute of Banking Personnel (IBPS) recently uploaded the admit cards for the candidates who are going to appear for the IBPS Common interviews for recruitment in various public sector banks.

Here are few things that must be followed for Downloading the IBPS Common Interview Admit Card

  • To Download the Admit card, you require the Registration details (Registration No or Roll no. and  Password). These details were generated at the time of Submitting the Online Application for IBPS PO-II Exam.
  • After entering the Details. Click on the Submit Button.
  • The Admit card will now appear on the Screen. The same must be saved in(*.pdf) format or can be printed.
  • The Admit Card will contain the Date, time and Venue of the Common Interview.
  • The Admit card can be downloaded in English as well as Hindi.

Download your admit card for common interview from here.

To know about the schedule of common interview released by IBPS before: Click here

Note: If you forgot your password or lost password you can visit here and then enter your Registration No, Dob and then click on forgot password link to resend it to your registered email id OR simply click here for forgot password.

Banks-India team wishes good luck to all the candidates for Interview. Good Luck.

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Bank of Baroda Recruitment 2012 – PO Interview Results Announced

Bank of Baroda which has came up with 600 IBPS PO Jobs in Feb 2012 has declared the final list of candidates selected after interviews which were held in April 2012.Bank of Baroda called many candidates for the interviews for 600 attractive PO vacancies to be grabbed.
Bank released the final list of 600 successful candidates who are called to join as PROBATIONARY OFFICERS.

Click here to view the complete list of selected candidates roll number .

Bank requested selected candidates to submit their Joining Date [i.e. either 25-06-2012 or 23-07-
2012] online between 23-June-2012 and 25-June-2012 to confirm their joining.
Link will be provided on Bank of Baroda Website.

We Congratulate all our selected candidates and wish them great future ahead!!

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Bank of Baroda Recruitment 2012 – 600 IBPS PO Jobs

Bank of Baroda(BOB) has announced category wise minimum Cut off Marks of candidates called for Interview which is as follows-

General-174
OBC-167
SC-159
ST-149
HI-132
OC-162
VI-151

Shortlisted candidates will receive notification for interview calls by SMS or E-Mail.
The Tentative scheduled dates for Personal Interview announced by BOB are from 16-April-2012 to 23-April-2012.

View complete list of Shortlisted candidates for Interview .

Bank of Baroda, one of the 19 participating banks in IBPS CWE Exam, invites applications for recruitment of 600 Probationary Officers (Bank POs) from Indian citizens who have given the pre-requisite Common Written Examination (CWE) for Probationary Officers/ Management Trainees conducted by Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS), Mumbai in 2011-12 and have a valid Score card issued by IBPS and and have a minimum score of 125 in respect of General/OBC Category and 105 for SC/ST category out of a total score of 250 issued by IBPS.

Job Details
Scale – JMG/S – Scale 1
Post – Probationary Officer (Bank PO)
Number of Vacancies – 600
Basic Pay – Rs.14500 to Rs.25700 per month (Around Rs. 24450)

Important Dates:
Payment of application fees – 21-Feb-2012 to 10-Mar-2012
Opening Date for Online Registration – 21-02-2012
Last Date for Online Registration – 10-03-2012
Tentative Date for Interview – April, 2012

Age (as on 01-07-2011): Min – 21, Max – 30

Probation Period – 1 year
Financial Bond - No bond

Educational Qualification (as on 01-07-2011)

A Graduate degree in any discipline from a recognized University in India OR Any equivalent qualification
recognized by Central Government.
AND
Candidates should be qualified in the Common Written Examination conducted by IBPS and should be holding a
score card issued by IBPS with a minimum score of 125 for General/ OBC category and 105 for SC/ST category out of a total score of 250
AND
Should be a computer literate (proficient in MS Office Basic Applications, internet usage).

Preferably With: A Diploma in Banking & Finance (DBF) from the Indian Institute of Banking & Finance (IIBF)

IBPS Score Requirements

Total Weighted Standard Score (as mentioned below) in the common written examination conducted by IBPS for Probationary Officers in 2011.
TWS – For General/OBC – 125
For SC/ST/PWD – 105

Each Section: (English, GA, Reasoning, QA, Computers, English(Descriptive))
For General Category – Minimum 24
For Reserved Category (i.e SC/ST/OBC/PWD) – Minimum 21

Application Fees -
For General and OBC Category – Rs.200
For Category (i.e SC/ST/PWD) – Rs.50

Download complete details about Bank of Baroda Recruitment 2012
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Apply to Bank of Baroda Online

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