IBPS PO interviews are round the corner and all of you must be preparing very hard to crack the last hurdle in securing a job as an officer in the public sector banks of the country. The first and foremost thing regarding your interview preparation should be your profile analysis. In this article, we shall mainly focus on the educational background of the candidates and how the same is going to affect the interview of individual candidates.
IBPS PO Interview 2018: Your Educational Background is Important
IBPS PO interview is going to be a test of your profile as well as your character. You need to be well prepared in these things so that no question can stump you in the actual interview.
1. I have a humanities degree. Am I a misfit in banking industry?
Ans. No, you are not. The people who study humanities are more likely to have excellent soft skills and along with that, very good analyzing capacity. Your soft skills are very important to build customer relationship and your analyzing power will help you win laurels within your organization. Moreover, banking is not only customer service but also about designing new products by research and development. Well, arts people are always good at research and who can deny that? Hence, it’s proved that you are definitely not a misfit but actually an asset for your bank.
2. I am an Engineer. Will the interviewers have negative outlook about me?
Ans. It is true that the number of engineers has increased these days in banking exam preparation but that does not mean that interviewers will have a negative mindset about you. You people have the best minds regarding technology and who does not know the thrust of our government on technology adoption? This is an opportunity for you to contribute to the society by being the harbinger of change in the society. You can be an asset both intellectually as well as by being a technological expert in the day to day work of your office.
3. I am a science graduate. How can it be of use to the bank?
Ans. Being a science graduate, you are supposed to very good with numbers and banking is obviously about numbers before each and everything. You guys are obviously going to help the organization in a number of ways. Apart from that, you have very strong analyzing capacity and like humanities graduates, this quality will help you build customer relationship as well as new products in the bank to compete in the market.
4. I am B.Com graduate. Is it a boon or a bane for me?
Ans. Well, commerce graduates are thought to be the tailor made products for banking jobs. They study everything that you require for day to day banking services. So, it is yours obviously but you need to keep this in mind: the interviewers expect a lot from you because of your background and this is going to be either a bane for you or a boon for you. You need to convince the interview board that you have done your homework properly and are not taking things granted. You are obviously a step ahead of others but it is your job to lose if you do not utilize this opportunity.
You need to convince the board that you are not a misfit in the organization and your skill set will be an asset for the organization. And yes, the job is yours.
All the best!!