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      Practice and try to answer following questions, donít just read them. Discuss answers with your friends/roommates or with any other significant person especially effective critic. You can also practice them in alone, in front of mirror. This will remove your hesitations and will make you confident.
    Personal Interview Questions :-
  • Tell me about yourself. 
  • Tell me about your experience. 
  • How would you describe your ideal job? 
  • Why did you choose this career? 
  • When did you decide on this career? 
  • What goals do you have in your career? 
  • How do you plan to achieve these goals? 
  • Describe a situation in which you were successful. 
  • What do you think it takes to be successful in this career? 
  • What accomplishments have given you the most satisfaction in your life? 
  • Are you a team player? 
  • What motivates you? 
  • Why should I hire you? 
  • Are you a goal-oriented person? 
  • Tell me about some of your recent goals and what you did to achieve them. 
  • What do you see yourself doing five years from now? 
  • Where do you want to become ten years from now? 
  • Do you handle conflict well? 
  • Have you ever had a conflict with a boss or professor? How did you resolve it? 
  • What major problem have you had to deal with recently? 
  • Do you handle pressure well? 
  • What is your greatest strength? 
  • What is your greatest weakness? 
  • If I were to ask one of your professors (or a boss) to describe you, what would he or she say? 
  • Do you have any plans for further education? 
  • How much training do you think youíll need to become a productive employee? 
  • Why do you want to work in the IT industry? 
  • What do you know about our company? 
  • Why are you interested in our company? 
  • Do you have any location preferences? 
  • How familiar are you with the community that weíre located in? 
  • Are you willing to relocate? In the future? 
  • Are you willing to travel? How much? 
  • Is money important to you? 
  • How much money do you need to make to be happy? 
  • What kind of salary are you looking for? 


  • During Interview:-
  • Donís just answer the question. Answer confidently, empressively and in pleasing manner and not aggressively. 
  • Donít mix languages eg. Hindi and English while answering, use English only. Avoid Ďuhí and Ďumí. 
  • Even if you are unable to answer question subsiquently, donít get panic. Have patiance. Try to give proper answer upto last question. Your one correct/empressive/confident answer can overcome many unanswered questions. 
  • While answering look into the eyes of interviewer. 
  • Don't chew gum/pan/charra during the interview. 
  • Do shake hands firmly. Don't have a limp or clammy handshake. 
  • Do wait until you are offered a chair before sitting. And do remember body language and posture: sit upright and look alert and interested at all times. 
  • Avoid controversial topics. 
  • Don't say anything negative about former colleagues, supervisors, or employers. 
  • Don't answer cell phone calls during the interview or set to silent ring. 
  • Do ask intelligent questions about the job, company, or industry. Don't ever not ask any questions -- it shows a lack of interest. 
  • Do close the interview by telling the interviewer(s) that you want the job and asking about the next step in the process.

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