How To Prepare for KVPY Interview

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May 22, 2017

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KVPY (Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana) aimed at providing the scholarship to the aspiring candidates across the country. KVPY is scheduled in online mode in the first week of November 2017. After qualifying the written test candidates are called for the final interview/ face-to-face round.

Candidates can obtain the KVPY Scholarship after clearing the Interview round. 75% weightage is given to the scores obtained in Aptitude Test and 25% weightage is given to the interview. The Interview round is the most unpredictable and dicey round of the whole selection process. The most accurate key to unlock this round is self-confidence, self-presentation, and the presence of mind for various questions and revise your syllabus thoroughly before going for the interview.

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Interview Preparation Tips

There are few useful points that the candidate must keep in his/her mind while preparing for the interview round.

  • Build up and hold on your confidence till the end of the interview session.
  • Keep yourself updated with all the latest happenings in and around the world, so that you will be able to answer the questions put up regarding the general awareness.
  • Answer the questions very precisely, accurately and very clearly without any confusion and hesitation.
  • It is veryimportant for the candidate to give the answer in a manner that could be clearly understood by the questioner.
  • If you are not sure about any answer do not give it, clearly say “you are not sure about the answer” without wasting any time in building a wrong one.
  • Be a good listener and listen to the interviewer very carefully and attentively, understand the question properly and then answer it.
  • Don’t be in hustle. Let the questioner complete the question and then answer without interrupting in between.
  • Time is essential try to save it. Do not waste your time in giving lengthy and senseless answers. Answer only what you are asked.
  • Keep your tone soft while responding to the questions, do not get excited and try not to exaggerate.
  • Present yourself with positivity and energy, but avoid getting over excited. Stay calm and relaxed throughout the session.

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Practice Demo Interview Session

There is no syllabus to follow for the interview round. Candidates are required to practice all of their own.

  • It is suggested to organize a demo interview session with friends or family and practice with them.
  • Candidate can act and question like an interviewer and build a real-time situation similar to the final interview round and review the performance for improvement.
  • It will help the candidates to understand the situation inside the interview hall and will get the idea about how to answer the question and handle the situation.
  • This type of practice session helps in building up the confidence of the candidate.

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Be Presentable

Candidates generally overlook this point, but one should always try to look presentable and gentle while going for the interview. It is very evident to see that the good looking things attract the most and it also shows how seriously you consider yourself.

  • Greet every member of the panel starting from the woman if any and sit only when asked to. Do not forget to greet them all again on leaving the room.
  • Keep your posture and gesture control, correct and at ease.
  • Male candidates are advised to wear formal shirt and trouser with black/brown formal shoes during the interview.
  • Female candidates are advised to wear formal suit/ Suit-salwar/ Kurtis for the interview.
  • Dress up neatly and appropriately. Do not overdress yourself.
  • It is advised to the female candidates not to put extra makeup and heavy jewelry for the interview. Be simple and spick-span.
  • Avoid sharp smelling deodorant/perfume. Wear a perfume/deodorant that has a pleasant and balmy smell, so that it keep the aura fresh and aromatic.

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Basic Interview Questions

Every single interview starts with the introductory question, hence candidates are advised to prepare a precise and informative answer with all the mandatory details.

  • Candidate must prepare an accurate answer for the introductory question i.e. “Tell us about yourself”. The answer must cover all the basic educational and personal information about the candidate.
  • Answer any type of personal question genuinely and try not to exaggerate, all the interviewers are highly experienced people, it won’t take them long to figure out about yourself.
  • If you are asked about your hobbies, mention your real hobbies and be confident to tell how good you are at it.
  • The personal questions are followed by technical questions, so it is always safe to prepare oneself for such questions and revise you’re the syllabus thoroughly before going for the interview.

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*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.