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Sample NTSE Interview Questions (Part 1 of 9)

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  • Tell me something about yourself: (Your answer should be brief and focused)
  • What are your hobbies? (Your hobby should be specific-your hobby should not be “watching TV” but it should be watching discovery channel or sports channel etc. Your hobby should be specific and clear. In case your hobby is visiting new places and traveling, then you are inviting lots and lots of questions about geography, history, physical and chemical processes).
  • What are your strongest points?
  • What are your weak points? (Even if you have weak point, then you should not declare it as if you are really weak. Everyone has some weakness, so to focus on your weak points should not be your concern. The answer should be such that you admitting that no one is perfect, but any weak point is not good enough to stop you to accept challenges! ) technically speaking the weakest point comes from your strongest point.
  • If your hobby is any particular game, then what are the various laws of the game?
  • Name 2 − 3 favourite players of National and International level. If your favorite game is cricket, then style/technique of the player should be the reason of you choosing any favourite player of yours. A technical explanation will give you an edge.
  • Apart from being good in academics, in what other activities you participate in your school?
  • If you get NTSE Scholarship, how you will use the money (Some student says that they will put in a bank to be used during higher studies. You decide what you will say.)?
  • How many hours you study daily? What is your daily schedule?
  • Define Democracy (based on current affairs).
  • Apart from school books, do you study any other book or magazine?
  • Which is your favourite subject? Whichever subject you choose, go through the NCERT books, notes and exercises of class VIII and class IX again-few chapters, if your IX class have been already started. In case you are interested in History, Geography or any subject like that, there is no harm in proposing that subject as your favourite subjects. NTSE is not only for science students.
  • Who is your favourite teacher and questions related to the subject that particular teacher teaches?
  • What is your aim (Your answer should also explain why you have selected it as your aim)?
  • How you would be able to serve our country by being that?
  • Tell me something about yourself.
  • What is your favorite topic in maths, science and social science?
  • What all preparations you have done for the Interview?
  • What are known as suicidal bags of cell?