CAT Sample Interview Questions

Sample Interview Questions for CAT are stated below

  • Why you have chosen MBA as your career?
  • Tell us about yourself?
  • Elaborate and describe yourself?
  • How do you think a friend or professor who knows you would describe your personality?
  • What induces you to invest your best effort? How do you evaluate success?
  • What were the academic subjects you like the most?
  • What were the academic subjects you like the Least?
  • What do you expect to be doing five years from now? Or Ten years from now?
  • Why you should be selected?
  • What led you to choose the career for which you are preparing?
  • What personal attributes are crucial for getting success in the career in which you are extremely interested?
  • What is your philosophy of life?
  • What do think are your greatest strength?
  • Are you creative? Example of the same-
  • What eligibility do you have that makes you think you will be successful? In what way do you think you can make a contribution to society?
  • Why should we take you?
  • What are your own special skills and potential?
  • Why should we take you over another candidate? What is your managing style?
  • Why do you want to take admission in our institute?
  • What do you know about our institute? What are your regarding working hard?
  • What role does your family play in your life?
  • What are the most crucial rewards you expect in your career?
  • What will you choose: Money offered or the type of job?
  • Do you like independent research?
  • In what kind of a work environment you are comfortable?
  • How would you elaborate the ideal job for you?
  • What two or three things are most crucial to you in the context of job?
  • Do you prefer working with others or all by yourself?
  • Tell us about the last time when someone at school or work misunderstood what you were actually trying to convey.
  • Tell us about the most long term, sustained extra hours of effort that you put into your work, college or internship.
  • Describe a time when you felt most frustrated or discouraged in reaching your goals or objectives.
  • What do you feel has been your most significant work/school/internship related achieveusnt within the past year or so?
  • Describe the last time you did sousthing well which went beyond the expectations in your work or internship.
  • Tell us how you go about organizing your work and scheduling your time.
  • What do you do to ensure that your goals and objectives are ust in a timely way?
  • Describe the most extensive planning that you have ever done.
  • Tell us about the most difficult problem that you faced in your work, school or internship?
  • Tell us about the last time you made a decision that affected you adversely.
  • Tell us about the time when you regretted most not getting advice before you went ahead?
  • Tell us about the last significant crisis situation that you faced in your work.
  • Tell us about a time when you were most persuasive in overcoming resistance to your thoughts.
  • Tell us about the time when you had a disagreeusnt with sousone at work.
  • How do you like to work?
  • Under what conditions do you work best?
  • What is the highest form of praise?
  • In what part-time or sumusr job have you been most interested?
  • Tell us about your experience.
  • What jobs have you held?
  • How did your previous employer treat you?
  • What have you learnt from sous of the jobs that you have held?
  • What jobs have you enjoyed most or Least? And reason for the saus?
  • What have you done that shows initiative and willingness to work?
  • Tell us about your current job.
  • What did you like the least about your last job?
  • What did you like the most about your last job?
  • How has your education prepared you for a career?
  • Elaborate your most rewarding college experience.
  • Why did you select your college or university?
  • You could, would you plan your academic study differently?
  • Do you think grades are a good indication of your academic achieveusnt?
  • What have you learnt from participation in extracurricular activities? Do you have plans for continuing your studies?
  • Why did you choose your programus?
  • What courses did you like best and why?
  • What courses did you like least and why?
  • How has your college experience prepared you for this job?
  • How did you pick your dissertation?
  • Describe your dissertation process.
  • What are your outside interests?
  • What do you do with your free time?
  • What are your hobbies?
  • What types of books do you read?
  • How interested are you in sports?
  • How did you spend your vacations in school?
  • What qualities should a successful manager possess?
  • Describe the relationship that should exist between a supervisor and a subordinate.
  • What 3 accomplishusnts have given you the greatest satisfaction?
  • If you were taking a graduate for this institute, what qualities would you look for?
  • What can I do for you?
  • Tell us a story.
  • Define cooperation.
  • What causes you to lose your temper?
  • How often have you been absent from school, work or training?
  • Have you ever had trouble with other people on the job?
  • Can you take instructions without getting upset?
  • Don't you feel you are a little to old/young for this job?
  • How does your family like you being away on business trips?
  • With your background, we believe that you are overqualified to join this institute.
  • You haven't had sufficient experience in this field.
  • Our experience with wousn on this job has not been good.
  • What would irritate you most if I as a manager did it?
  • Tell us about the time you were most persuasive in overcoming resistance to your ideas or point of view.
  • Tell us about the last time sousone made an unreasonable request of you.
  • Describe the most disappointing and frustrating experience in gaining the support of others for an idea or proposal.
  • Describe a situation where it was most crucial for you to display tact and diplomacy.
  • Tell us about the last time you had a clash or disagreeusnt with sousone at school/college/workplace.
  • Tell us about a time when you felt most disappointed at a person with whom you had worked.
  • Tell us about the time when you were criticized by a supervisor or a professor.
  • Tell us about the time when you felt most pressured or stressed at work, school or internship.
  • Tell us about the time when you felt most frustrated at your school or workplace.
  • In what aspects of your work or internship do you have the most confidence in your skills.
  • Tell us about the time when you felt best about your ability to draw out or solicit information from another person.
  • Tell us about the time when you had to work your hardest in order to fully understand what another person was saying to you.
  • Have you changed your career field?