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2017 T & P Cell

Govt. Polytechnic Rajkot

Frequently Asked Questions at Interview

Q.1. Introduce about yourself.

Tips: Start from your education details [SSC, Diploma & any other technical courses (if
any)]. Tell about your native place (Dont use: Urban and Rural word) and then about Family
and Familys Occupation.

Q.2. What are your greatest strengths?

Tips: Strengths means where you are comfortable to work easily. Be prepare for
explanation for each strength. e.g. Honesty, Communication skills, Dedicated for work/task, Can
work under pressure, Can work for longer no. of hours without fatigue, Can able to work as a
team member, Excitement to meet people, Taking new initiatives, etc.

Q.3. What are your greatest weaknesses?

Tips: Nobody is perfect. So, I have some sort of imperfection. Weakness means in particular
situation, you are not able to give your output at maximum level. Few restrictions create barrier
in your ability. Tell your weakness. Tell your strategy How you can minimize it or overcome
it? For example, I am over excited to respond and take leadership.

Q.4. Tell me about something you did or failed to do that you now feel a little ashamed of.

Tips: Share your past experience honestly. Also highlight what you learn from that
experience.

Q.5 Why should I hire you?

Tips: Tricky question. Explain your interest and discuss companys requirements. Try to
match them. Emphasize exactly on what you can do for them? How can your skill be helpful to
the job they are offering?

Q.6 Where do you see yourself five years from now?

Tips: Tell about your future plans. Speak like: only wants to do job at your company at
higher position (Assistant Manager, Manager and Senior Supervisor). You can say I am not
habituated much to think on hypothetical way but definitely I want to be bit ahead of whatever I
am right now. Dont speak about your higher study plan (i.e. Degree or Post Diploma
Course) - Negative remarks for you.

Prepared by: Yakshil Chokshi & Jatin Kanani


Edited by: Dr. D. H. Ahir
2017 T & P Cell
Govt. Polytechnic Rajkot

Q.7. Describe your ideal company, location and job.

Tips: Tell the name of company for which you are giving interview. (Your Answer may
change from company to company). Collect information about the job offered, company name,
location and the wages.

Q. 8 Why do you want to work at our company?

Tips: For this Question, you have knowledge of company details, products, policy, working
environment. Specific interest in particular product. [Best source for information: Company
website and contact current employee of that company (if possible)]

Q.9 Tell me honestly about the strong points and weak points of your boss (company,
management team, etc.)..

NOTE: This is just for the experienced candidate, not applicable to students facing
interview from campus.

Tips: Speak precisely. Never give negative reply. Never criticize the company or boss. Just
explain that how you were not suitable for that Job.

Q.10 What are your outside interests? (Hobby)

Tips: Tell such activities in which you are involved directly. Detailed knowledge of your
hobby / interest. It never contains: Listening music. Never Lie. ( )

Q.11 Would you lie for the company?

Tips: Yes, if it is benefitted for company, I will be provided if it is not harmful to anyone
and not unethical for me and my society as well.

Q.12 What makes you angry?

Tips: For example, I dont like if somebody delays the task with one or more reasons, I cant
tolerate anyone to be late at any of the defined meeting or dates. I always get angry on the people
who are unprepared and unorganized.

Q.13 Who has inspired you in your life and why?

Tips: He/She must motivate or changed your life. That person did recognized contribution
for others and society. He/She may be your relative, community / national / world level hero.
Explain about how you inspired. Give real life examples that are directly in touch with you.

Prepared by: Yakshil Chokshi & Jatin Kanani


Edited by: Dr. D. H. Ahir
2017 T & P Cell
Govt. Polytechnic Rajkot

Dont give names of celebrities and very much known person in society. E.g. Parent, Teacher,
Freedom fighter, Scientist, etc.

Q.14 Are you willing to relocate or travel?

Tips: Always say Yes. Put your requirements like Travel expenses, stay, etc.

Q.15 Give me an example of your creativity (analytical skill, managing ability, etc.)

Tips: Your past work where gave your inputs.

Q.16 What do you worry about?

Tips: Right now nothing is there; I am facing some problems related to making foods for me
and my day to day comforts, thats it.

Q.17 What are your favorite subjects / area of interests?

Tips: Give the names of max. 3 subjects only in which you are interested. (Never lie)

Q.18 For How many years, you would like to bond with our company?

Tips: Tell Min. 3 years; thereafter, even again I will try to be attached with company,
provided my career perspectives get satisfied.

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Instructions:

1. Your Answers must be in English language only.


2. Given Tips are only for your help to prepare answers, never use as it is in anywhere.
(Use your Brain)
3. Student must prepare all the answers and submit it to your Department T&P member.
4. Rehearse yourself with your prepared question-answers.
5. Selected students will only allow for Mock Interview session.

Prepared by: Yakshil Chokshi & Jatin Kanani


Edited by: Dr. D. H. Ahir