Bank PO: Common interview questions

  • Why are you interested to join our bank?
  • What are your hobbies and interests? Do you read books? Name the book you have read recently?
  • Tell us something about your time management skills?
  • Who is the CMD of our bank? What is the mission and vision of this bank?
  • What is the role of World Trade Organization? How this organization controls world business?
  • Discuss the highest and lowest points in your resume? Talk about your biggest achievements till date?
  • How will you take care of high profile customers?
  • Can you assure us your regularity and honesty to keep secrets of your designation?
  • What is the difference between operating profit and net profit?
  • What is payee's account and joint account?
  • Can you tell us the product categories this bank has? Name any three categories and with which departments these products are associated?
  • What are your salary expectations from the job?
  • Tell us about your background?
  • Why do you want to work in a bank? Do you have any kind of job experience or is it your first job?
  • From where you have completed your academic qualifications? Have you scored any special diploma in bank management?
  • What is your biggest strength and weakness?
  • Are you aware of bank vocabulary?
  • Differentiate between a customer and a potential customer?
  • How will you motivate your staff or team to work hard to obtain desired results?
  • What is your method to handle disputes between management and staff?
  • How do you maintain a balance sheet? What is the difference between a ledger book and a balance sheet?
  • What is PLR voluntary? How does a bank fix PLR voluntary?
  • Explain the types of profits a bank earn from its customers and stock marketing?
  • What do you understand from general banking staff?
  • Explain the difference between fixed deposit and draft?
  • Hope the bank policies and regulations are clear to you. If you have any questions, feel free to ask.
  • I understand from your resume, you have a prior experience of 3 years in a lucrative share broking firm. Why do you wish to change your previous job?
  • Can you briefly tell us about the banking regulatory authority of this country?
  • Banking job is a different from your previous job. How do you plan to achieve this different nature of work?
  • Name any of the 5 leading banks located in your city?
  • Can you explain what do you understand by fraud and embezzlement in banking parlance?
  • Have you worked in a deadline and target oriented environment previously?
  • How would you deal with a situation where one of the top-notch customers of your employer-bank feels aggrieved?
  • How will you achieve the daily reconciliation of cash transaction?
  • How you keep yourself aware with the latest new amendments to banking regulations?