How to prepare General Knowledge For interview – Simple Tips

The Interview board does not normally plan questions in advance.The question flow from the bio-data form as the candidate enters the interview .it is, therefore, vital to fill the columns of bio-data carefully. Even simple statements like the name of the post ,name of the candidate ,matrial status,address are clue to preliminary questions.There ould be an opening question on the historical or religious signifiance of the candidate’s name/surname.

An awareness of the socio-economic problems of that area could well be a topic of the question. It may be noticed that in the beginning, the members of the board try to top out the candidate at ease by asking questions or making remarks about facts which are very familiar to him.But reactions from the candidate present a very useful reflection on his

the members of the board try to top out the candidate at ease by asking questions or making remarks about facts which are very familiar to him.But reactions from the candidate present a very useful reflection on his attitudes , awareness etc.

knowledge is power and ideas rule the world , has special relevance to the interview. Without adequate knowledge the chances of signifiant success in an interview is rather less.To put your knowledge to good use in a purposive manner,you must have the fluent and effective power of expression. No one will come to know the depth of your knowledge and ideas unless you are able to communicate and convey your thoughts with the forceful impact.

Preparations for an interview can not be a ten-day at fair.It is to be something that should be in the individual.Like personality, it can not be built up in a few days time.

Make use of radio and television , especially the news programs ,commentaries and documentaries which not only give you information and facts but help you pronounce difficult names of people and places.

Candidate should have some basic knowledge on computer also .

Television is another medium which attracts attention .The candidate must relate the popular shows to an author or a book etc.Like where did the idea for popular star TV show kaun banega crorepathi come from , such shows being run in UK, USA,and other their impact.

Economics is increasingly finding place in our day to day life .A candidate ,despite his apparent dislike for economic jargons ,must be well aquainted with the general economic issues facing the nation .The BIMARU  states ,division of centre-state finances,difference bewtween planning commission and finance commission , disinvestment in public sector companies , fiscal deficit , annual budget ,nationalized banks/RBI and thier operations etc, Accept it that they are a part of any interview and prepare questions on them.

Knowledge is like a piece of glass that requires brushing every day.t is a continuous process,an endless journey through which one is learning and unlearning .Be through with what you come across.Drink deep and do not be satisfied only with superficial knowledge.lets do best in interview

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