Top Questions Asked In Personal Interview Round Of MBA Admissions
1. Tell us something about yourself?
Here you have to say your personal and educational details and academic achievements and all other achievements which are helpful to your career in job prospectus without any breaks. This is the most common and important question everyone will face in any interview.
2. Why do you think we should give you admission to our college?
Tell all your positive traits and achievements in your career both personal and academic life and help them realise that you’re worthy enough to give admission to the college
3. What are your key skills/ greatest strengths?
The answer to this question is to tell the interviewer your skills which are relevant to the management studies in which how dedicated to the
4. What is your greatest weakness?
Never share your weakness with anyone, share your positive weakness to the interviewer like how punctual you’re and workaholic like that, real weakness is meant to overcome by yourselves
5. What is your greatest achievement?
Tell your greatest achievement in your life and explain every bit of it so that the interview feels confidence in you for selecting you.
6. Where do you see yourself five years down the line?
Explain this question with an example like if you joined a particular company and how you process your career in that particular company and how you would help the company to grow and help in the development of the company.
7. What are your career goals?
Explain your short term and long term goals in your career which you want to achieve in your life by explaining some details about it.
8. What are your short-term goals?
Short-term goals are present goals that you want to achieve at present and explain your ongoing and upcoming goals which you want to achieve in a short period of time.
9. What are your long-term goals?
Explain your long-term goals where you want to be and what you want to do in your life after your MBA. Long-term goals are to be well structured and well planned and plan your life accordingly and answer the particular to the interviewer.
10. Why do you want to join this College/B-school?
These college/ B-schools are the best in the city or state and explain the college achievements, teaching methodologies, campus placements and other eminent facilities provided by the college.
11. Why MBA?
Explain your interest in MBA and its job opportunities and your goals and aim by choosing an MBA as a career in Post Graduation.
12. Why this particular programme?
Say about your interest in a particular programme and how you can make a good career out of it.
13. What are your hobbies and interests?.
Here you can list out your hobbies and interests which you do in your free time and most importantly say genuinely what your hobbies are. Try not to lie about your hobbies and interests in order to impress the interviewer.
14. Who is your role model?
The most common question in an interview can be who is your role model, whether famous persons, freedom fighters, industrialists, educationalists, philanthropists or family members anyone who is inspired in your life.
15. Who inspires you?
This is the common question in every interview where you can say your inspired person or book anything which inspired you in your life.
16. What is the difference between a good manager and a good leader?
A good manager means managing the team in an efficient manner and completing the tasks in time. While a good leader leads the group by standing against every odds and bearing them for the group
17. Why should we admit you?
In this question say all your positive things and achievements and how you excel if got admitted to college without any overconfidence and make them believe you through your words.
18. Walk me through your resume/profile.
Explain your educational details, academic achievements, projects and personal details which you have mentioned in your profile and one thing to remember while writing a resume is to never lie in your resume it gives a bad impression if found guilty.
19. What is your biggest failure or challenge?
This question helps the interviewer to know how to deal with failure or challenge in your life. Answer the question with an experience which you have faced whether a biggest failure or challenge. Here the interviewer checks your confidence and dedication.
20. How will you add value to the campus if chosen?
Here explain about your achievements in your previous college and make them aware of your talents in either studies or research or sports whatever is beneficial to the campus.
21. What is your expectation from this MBA programme?
The expectation from this MBA programme is I will learn the management skills that are required for my career in management roles and to have theoretical knowledge, practical knowledge and case study on the subject which are going to be taught and some other extracurricular activities which are required for team building, leadership skills etc.
22. How do you deal with failures?
I take it as a positive thing as I believe Failures are the stepping stones of success, I will recheck my failure why I have failed in that thing and reassign the negative things that led to the failure and again I will try to win the thing and work harder.
23. How do you deal with criticism?
These questions check the positive level and your anger management, there are types of criticism one is constructive criticism and the other negative criticism. Here constructive criticism means the opposite person is trying to correct your mistakes which is good for your work and career. Negative criticism means the person has targeted you whether the done work is good or bad. The answer to this question will be maximum time if it is constructive criticism. I will take it as a learning student, if it reaches beyond the limit I will report it to the Human resources department regarding the issue.
24. What have you learnt from your failures?
This question checks the confidence level of a student, the best answer for these questions gives an example in your career in which you overcome your failure and start the next big thing in your life with great confidence.
25. Discuss a situation when you were a leader.
This is a situation based question to know about the leadership skills in you, whether you can lead the team or not, here you can answer with an experience in your life like leading any event, team or any other situation where you show your leadership skills to the interviewer
26. Do you want to ask or know anything (about the college)?
The doubts which have regarding college can ask the interviewer, ask the college details like classroom training, field trips, extracurricular activities in college etc.
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