Important Expected Interview Questions for IBPS PO, RRB PO & SBI PO 2020-2021 Exam

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: September 25th, 2023

After the IBPS PO, RRB PO and SBI PO Main exam, interview round for all these categories will be conducted. The interview is the last and final round of the recruitment process. After the interview round, provisional allotment to the selected candidates will be provided.  With the recent declaration of IBPS RRB PO Main 2020-2021 results, those candidates who have been shortlisted for the interview must be busy with their preparation of the same. IBPS RRB PO Interview phase is about to commence shortly. To help you all prepare for this round in an efficient manner, today we are going to share some important expected Interview Questions for IBPS RRB PO Interview 2020-2021.

These questions will be useful for your upcoming interview round of IBPS PO, IBPS RRB PO and SBI PO. We can now soon expect the Main result of IBPS PO and SBI PO as well. With this, you all need to ace your preparation for the interview round if you have performed very well in the main examination. Do not just sit ideal and wait for the results to be out, now is the time to put all your energy and efforts to crack this last and final round and victory will be yours.

These IBPS PO, RRB PO and SBI PO Interview Questions are based on the previous year’s experiences of this round, shared by our users. We have also added some important expected questions for Bank PO Interview in this post. So, read now to boost your IBPS PO Interview Preparation!

Important Expected Interview Questions for IBPS PO, RRBP & SBI PO Exam 2020-2021

Before we proceed with the basic questions you must know the following points before appearing for the interview round

  1. Depth knowledge of the organization you are appearing for.
  2. Why do you want to join the Banking sector?
  3. Presence of Mind is extremely important
  4. How many exams you have cleared till now?
  5. How will you add more to the organization?
  6. Will you leave this job if you get a better opportunity somewhere else?
  7. What qualities should one possess be a Bank officer? Do you think you have these qualities?

The Interview questions for any exam can be broadly classified into 2 types:

1. Personal Questions

Some of the common Personal Questions for the Interview phase of Bank PO PO 2019-20 are:

  • Your Name
    Cross questions:
    (a) Meaning of your name
    (b) Famous personalities bearing the same name and what are they famous for
  • Place/ State to which you belong
    Cross questions:
    (a) Interesting/ Important facts about the place
    (b) What is your place famous for?
    (c) Recent news (if any) related to your place
  • Your Educational Background
    Cross questions:
    (a) Why do you want to join the Banking sector? (Especially for Non-commerce graduates).
  • Work Experience related question
    Cross questions:
    (a) Why did you leave your job?
    (b) Why shift to Banking? (in case of a change in the stream of the job)
    (c) Type of work undertaken there?
    (d) Will the type of work done help you in any way in the banking sector?
  • Any other exam that you appeared for?
    Cross questions:
    (a) Will you join there if selected?
  • Have you attended any other Interview?
    Cross questions:
    (a) Any question that you recall from that interview?
    (b) Why didn’t you join there?
  • Will you be willing to work anywhere in India?
  • What are your Hobbies?
    (Be prepared for the cross-questions based on that)
  • Why did you prefer the concerned bank at the top?

2. Other Questions

This may include questions from Technical (concerned field), Banking/ Financial Related Questions, Current and Static Awareness related questions

(a) Technical or Field-Related Questions

  • What is your stream?
  • What is your favorite subject?
  • Specific questions related to your field.
  • Be prepared for some cross-questioning, however, the technical or field related questions will be basic in nature and not too in-depth.

(b) Banking/ Finance related Questions

  • Banking/ Finance related questions may be asked from a number of topics. However, some of the favourite topics of the Interview panel are:
    (a) Questions related to RBI: its functions/ Governors/ Headquarter etc
    (b) Questions related to Monetary Policy
    (c) Types of Bank Accounts
    (d) Types of cards
    (d) Questions related to KYC
    (e) Policy Rates (CRR/ SLR/ Bank Rate/ Repo Rate/ Reverse Repo rate/ MSF) and their details
    (f) Important Banking Terms: CASA, CBS, CTS, SWIFT, NPA, LAF, MCLR, NEFT, RTGS, IMPS, etc.
    (g) Questions related to Financial Inclusion
  • Important Government schemes related to the banking sector (like Atal Pension Yojana, PMJDY, PMJJBY, etc.)
  • Questions related to cross-selling in Banking
  • Questions related to Small Finance Banks and Payment Banks and important news related to them.
  • How does a bank earn money?
  • Do you have a bank account?
    Cross questions:
    (a) In which bank do you have your account?
    (b) Any issues that you faced in the bank/ Important things you observed in the bank

(c) Current Affairs

  • Questions from this segment would be mostly current financial news based. However, have a thorough understanding of the important news of the last 2-3 months as well.
  • Questions related to Demonetisation and its impact now.
  • Questions related to GST
  • Questions related to Budget and funds allocated to important schemes/ Fields

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