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Bimtech student Chandan Thakur shares his experience of his first interview

by Manasi Sinari on Thursday 12 January 2012, 6:32 PM | Category: Campus Articles| View: 2044 views


Name: Chandan Thakur

College: BIMTECH       

Course: PGDM IBM( Insurance Business Management)

Profile: Underwriter


Q1. Did you have a panel to interview you?

Ans:  Yes, I had two rounds of interview (after a GD), out of which the last round was a panel interview with three members and the first one had two members.  


Q2. What were the questions asked to you in all the three rounds?

Ans:  The GD was completely based on technical topics, followed by a technical interview and a PI round in which questions were from team dynamics, flexibility and other HR questions.


Q3. Which was the most difficult question to answer?

Ans: The technical question that was asked on Machinery breakdown policy.

Q4. Was the interview stressful?

Ans: Over all it was not stressful but for me somehow the technical interview was stressful but I think I fared well as I got through it. It wes based on practical aspects and quizzed with few real life case studies.           

Q5. Where are you going to get placed?

Ans:  The Place of posting is not yet fixed but first two months I have training in Mumbai. After the training I will be posted to some other place.

Q6. How was the experience?

Ans: This was the very first interview that I gave it went on for one and half day. The round of HR gave me a good experience where in the VP HR was also present to take the interview and the other interesting part was that I was grilled with questions on social media for about 8 minutes as I mentioned that I was interested in social media.

Q7. Would you like to give some tips to students who would go into your profile?

Ans: For all those people going in for the profile of Underwriter these are my tips from my experience ·         Don't' Bluff

·         Framing of CV is very important they might ask anything in it

·         Honesty is the best policy

·         Concentrate on your co-curricular activities as the organization checks that alos with your academic qualification. Please don't ignore them.

·         Recruiters look for initiatives that you have taken in your life

·         Everything can't be grasped at the time interview so keep revising the basic concept.

·         For Fresher's subject knowledge(basic concept) is very important as recruiters don't ask in depth questions.

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