Punjab National Bank Interview Questions

Updated Apr 1, 2015
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    Swo Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Delhi (India)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Punjab National Bank (Delhi (India)).

    Interview

    After IBPS written exam only people getting the required score gets called for interview - A group of panel interviews you regarding the eligibility and why working in a bank?
    They were basically there to judge whether a candidate was suitable to work in a bank or not. The panel members were at a reputable position at various banks - eg PNB,Union Bank,BOB etc

    Interview Questions

    • Why do you want to join a bank?
      What's your education qualification?
      Why do you think we should prefer you over other candidates
      What are your strengths?
      What are your weakness?
      What is repo rate?
      what is the current loan rate of this particular bank?
      What is CRR?
      Why do you think petrol and diesel prices are going down?
      What is ponzi scheme?
       
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    Bank PO Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New Delhi (India)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 6+ monthsinterviewed at Punjab National Bank (New Delhi (India)) in January 2015.

    Interview

    On the basis of written score they call for the interview, before interview there was document verification process, and after that there is interview
    interview panel consist of 4 to 5 persons all are senior members of the bank

    Interview Questions

    • In interview there focus is on how we handle difficult situations
      they ask me various banking questions, minute details of current affairs, and some profile related questions
       
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    Credit Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at Punjab National Bank in November 2013.

    Interview

    Very simple interview questions like what to check before lending,your ideal personality,why u want to join Punjab national bank,cibil,financial ratios ,analysis of balance sheet,cash flow statements,fund flow,IRR ,NPV etc,very simple questions were asked,just u have to be confident. accounting standards ,why do u want to change job ,your role model,RBI ,CRR,SLR,base rate,bank rate,your age,hobbies

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    salary is fixed

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    Swo Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Srīnagar, Jammu and Kashmir (India)
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person – interviewed at Punjab National Bank (Srīnagar, Jammu and Kashmir (India)).

    Interview

    the interview was an average one. Iwas asked some questions on maths and science. I was asked wheather I can join duity other than my native place , which I accepted.

    Interview Questions

    • A manager at a branch level sanctioned 200 cases of personal loans and got Rs 5000 for every sanction through a broker. after two yers he was elvated to the post of Sr Manger in Audit& Inspection deptt.   1 Answer
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    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 9+ monthsinterviewed at Punjab National Bank.

    Interview

    appeared in banking service recruitment board-delhi written test and after qualifying written test and appeared in interview and personality test and got selected

    Interview Questions

    • the first question i faced why i am choosing banking as my carrier despite my postgraduation in science and persuing m.phil from university-why not a teaching job i should apply   Answer Question
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    Manager Credit Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview

    Interview

    Was selected for interview based on written exams. Questons were mostly about current job profile. Short and swift interview.

    Interview Questions

    • Nothing unexpected. Capital adequacy norms, du-pont chart. yes, they also asked what preparation did one do for the interview.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    N.A

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    District Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Srīnagar, Jammu and Kashmir (India)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Punjab National Bank (Srīnagar, Jammu and Kashmir (India)).

    Interview

    written test followed by interview through the country

    Interview Questions

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    PO/MT Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 8+ monthsinterviewed at Punjab National Bank in June 2012.

    Interview

    1) Written round conducted through IBPS PO common written exam.
    2) Applications invited from candidates with minimum cutoff score.
    3) Interview list of candidates announced along with venue date and time of interview.
    4) Interview conducted ( interview included verification of data) and result announced within a week time.
    5) Intimation of Provisional selection mailed along with date of reporting.

    Interview Questions

    • How will you react if some boys are eve-teasing you in a crowded bus with the conditions that you can't take help of anyone nor you can use your hands or legs nor you can move away.   1 Answer
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    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Shillong (India)
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at Punjab National Bank (Shillong (India)) in May 2012.

    Interview

    Interview questions was mainly your past performance and the difficulties related to your past performance.

    Interview Questions

    • You were the incumbent on two previous occasions?   1 Answer
    • Why are you Loans/Advances "shy"?   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    There was no such negotiation phase at all.

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    SINGLE WINDOW OPERATOR Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source – interviewed at Punjab National Bank in August 2011.

    Interview

    All India Pnb written test (now IBPS) for the concerned post is conducted. Selected candidates are called for interview. And the finally selected candidates are sent for training.

    Interview Questions

    • Had a great interview. questions related were mostly with Hobbies. Unexpected question....had to explain the Da Vince Code in detail!!!   Answer Question

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