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This blog section primarily focuses on interviewing tips and tricks, how to crack competitive exams and score better, success stories and various other informative posts / articles

Tips & Tricks for an Interview

First of all: Research the Industry, the company and the players. Study the company’s website, take notes and jot down questions related to their business that you can ask at the end of your interview. Google Search the company and see what else you can find out about them... more

Common Puzzle Questions

Some of the common puzzles asked: Four People on a Rickety Bridge. Question: Four people need to cross a rickety bridge at night. Unfortunately, they have only one torch and the bridge is too dangerous to cross without one. The bridge is only strong enough to support 2 people... more

Electronics Engineer's Interview

Some good questions for B-Tech (EC) folks, might be: 1. What is CDMA? CDMA stands for Code Division Multiple Access which uses digital format. In CDMA systems several transmissions via the radio interface take place simultaneously on the same frequency bandwidth... more

MBA (Finance) Campus Interviews

Some of the Finance questions that you can refer to: Walk me through a cash flow statement? Start with net income, go line by line through major adjustments (depreciation, changes in working capital and deferred taxes) to arrive at cash flows from operating activities... more

Questions to refrain from asking

Questions you should never ask an Interviewer. Questions like: 1. Never ask questions that might give the impression that you haven’t adequately researched the organization before the interview. 2. Don’t ask questions that might make the interviewer doubt your commitment... more

Where do you see yourself in the next 5 years?

When a interviewer asks where you see yourself in 5 years, they are trying to figure out: 1. Your career goals as well as how the job works with your overall plan. 2. Your career goals as a way of ensuring you are proactive, motivated, hard-working, and will stay with the company... more

Do you have any questions for us?

It is important to remember that the stage of the interview where the employer puts down their pen and asks “do you have any questions for us?” it is not the end of the interview. We all know interviews are stressful. So, by the time you reach the end of that interview, you may have... more

How to answer tell me about yourself in 30 sec or 1 min?

There are 3 major components to this question, so the skillful formula for answering this question, would be: No.1 - Who you are? Your 1st sentence should be an introduction to who you are professionally, an overview statement that shows off your strengths and gives a little sense... more

How to crack Civil Services: Inspiring Stories from Toppers

Tina Dabi Success Mantra. On being asked about how many hours did she study, Dabi said, "If I have an exam tomorrow, I would end up studying for 14 hours. But regularly, I used to study 8 to 9 hours per day." When asked about her success mantra, she candidly replied... more

Trickiest Interview Questions

Tough interview questions are supposed to challenge job candidates and make them think on their feet. But you can be prepared ahead of time. 1. In a news story about your life, what would the headline be? 2. What color is your brain? 3. What fruit would you be?... more

Banking Interview Questions

A few banking related questions that are most widely asked are: Define CAPM - CAPM is the capital asset pricing model, and it is a model designed to find the expected return on an investment and therefore the appropriate discount rate for a company’s cash flows... more

Civil Services (UPSC) Interview Questions

Interviewer: There is one scooter It has 2 tyres and one stepni (spare tyre). Each tyre can run 5 km How long a scooter can run? Candidate: 3 tyres, each can run 5 km = total 15 km. However, at any time, you need 2 tyres. Hence, the total maximum distance that can be covered... more

Why should I hire you?

Some alternative and related questions are: 1. What would you say if I told you that you’re not the best candidate I’ve seen so far? Or, 2. I don’t think you’ve got what we need. Why should I hire you? Or, 3. If I told you that I don’t think you’re the candidate we’re looking for... more

Some tips on how to Crack SBI PO Exam

Tips to crack Preliminary Exam: The post of the Probationary Officer (PO) is one of the most popular jobs among candidates aspiring to work in banks. The State Bank of India (SBI) conducts the recruitment exam for this post every year and receives a large number of applications for the same... more

Info-graphic on College Rankings in India (2017)

An infographic on a Statista report on Indian College Rankings for 2017 - Engineering, Management, Arts, Educational and Pharmacy College's. The 1st stat represents the ranking of the highest Engineering College’s across India in 2017, based on score... more

Tricky Interview Questions

These are some of the common questions you might know, but these are also some of the trickiest questions and requires tactful answers. So, 5 tough interview questions — and also how to answer them. Many of us are faced with common interview questions like... more

Can you work on a project independently?

This can be a tricky job interview question to answer. This question is only asked to people who are in upper management with at-least 5–8 years of industry experience, however exceptions are always there when HR team might want to check how do you handle a tight situation... more

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