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Interview Do’s and Don’ts


  • Dress appropriately. Extremes in fashion or very casual clothes should generally be avoided. Look neat and clean.
  • An interview is a massive event and can change your life – so take it seriously.
  • Think of your interview as a performance.
  • Most of the time you have 10 to 30 minutes to deliver your very best.
  • Get out of your comfort zone it is the only way you can grow if you hate interviewing, practice, practice, practice, practice this is the only way.
  • Express yourself and your views clearly.
  • Listen carefully to the questions and answer clearly and thoughtfully.
  • Make eye-contact. Remember to talk to the person (not the top right hand corner of the room or at their shoes).
  • Do your research on the bank-Do a thorough background research of the bank and the job profile you’re interviewing for. Visit the bank website before appearing for the interview.
  • Use quotes, facts and figures, statements, everyday life examples to express a clear chain of thoughts. Also it might leave a good impression on the examiner and help you score well.
  • Thank the interviewer-Last but not the least; do not leave the room without thanking the interviewer(s) for giving you his/her/their time.
  • Stay genuine.


  • Don’t give any irrelevant information or excessive details.
  • Never give an impression that you are not interested in a particular bank.
  • You do not need to jump to answers. It’s OK to take a second or two to compose your thoughts. Don’t rush.
  • Do not defend yourself in wrong answers and get into an argument. If you argue, they are better than you to do it.
  • Avoid long pauses while speaking.
  • Do not lie.