Monday, 25 April 2011

civils interview questions and answers

Tell me something interesting about yourself?

Don’t be embarrassed or mention that you collect beer mats. Take this opportunity to make some positive statements. In particular your relevant strengths, qualities, achievements and recent experience could all be described. Equally, if you possess a particular distinction it should be mentioned here. An example could be a sporting achievement of significance, a local honor for helpfulness or bravery or anything else that will help the interviewer single you out in their mind: as long as it is positive and commendable of course. 

You may be asked about something you have mentioned in your application. In which case you will be expected to be reasonably knowledgeable and interested in the topic. Be prepared! 

Why compression strenth of concrete is tested with a cube of size 150x150x150 mm ?

Because as per IS standard the compressive strength is 
taken as per these specimen.

What is the diffrence between FE 415 & FE 500 TMT BARS?

Yield stress of the steel for Fe 415 is 415 n/mm2 and for Fe
500 is 500n/mm2.

What is stub column ?

A stub column is column which does no have any base  which provided only for stiffness purpose of the member.

How many quantity of water use in 1cu.m. concrete?

Depending upon grade of concrete and water cement ratio. it will be about 180litres/cum.

What would your present employer say about your suitability for the Civil Service?

Bearing in mind that the Board has plenty of references from your previous employers you need to be careful here. Be confident, but also be honest. Just pick on a few issues to start with and see if the discussion goes any deeper. There may be a reason for the Board to be checking something out that a previous employer of yours has said about you. This could be either positive or negative. 

Alternatively it could just be a conventional and routine question. It is best to be prepared and perhaps check with your referees before attending the Selection Board. 

How to find motors H.P. whout any rating?(only give you a motor and multimeter)

If there is provision to apply load on it ,the HP can be ascertained from the circle diagram of the motor.

 Explain what you will bring to the fast stream should you be successful?

A straightforward question asking you to outline your strengths and qualities. At least that is the way you should look at it. You should ideally consider the key requirements made of fast stream applicants from the information the selection board provided you with and reflect this back to the board. 

You should certainly consider mentioning some or all of the following:

Desire/ambition to succeed
Interests in taking a lead role
Willingness to work flexibly and as required
A profound interest in researching and preparing policy documents
An interest in and aptitude for team work
Ability to take decisions
Ability to priorities activities etc,


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