Some Common and most asked job interview question ( for programmer) and their answers. In Nepali Context.
These questions are the most common questions ( in my job haunt experience) that will be asked to you in your interview.
1. Tell me about yourself:
After finishing computer engineering from XXX campus last year, i worked as java developer. I have good command of Java related technologies. I also have interest in XXX. I find myself as a hard worker and quick learner. And I think i am a good candidate for the position.
2. Last Jobs:
My first job was at XXX as N months contract. Our responsibilites were bug fixing and upgrading an existing XXX system. It was a web app. I mainly worked in feature enhancement like : XXX and some business modules like report generations.
After finishing the contract, i joined XXX as java developer. There too i worked in a business application for healthcare related dataprocessing/reporting application . I mainly write code for XXX , XXX etc.
3. Why did you leave your last job?
In fact it was a good time working for XXX but i couldnot find any learning opportunity there, I always wanted a challanging job where i can contribute myself and learn something. I worked there for N months and decided to quit the job.
What did you did in this free time :
After i quit the job - besides job haunting, i did a freelancing project- it was XXX,..,
Meanwhile, i learned android framework and teach java in an institute for about 1 month.
6. How do you know about this position?
I knew about this org from the job vacancy notice posted in XXX.com.
7. What do you know about this organization?
XXX is a 10 year old software company located in XXX. it mainly works on XXX. Its major clients are XXX. Major products are XXX.
11. What kind of salary do you need?
As i have few experience and skills, and this might be somehow different job from my previous ... ummm...well ... NN000 NRS/Mo will be fine.
13. How long would you expect to work for us if hired?
I would work as long as you and i both enjoy working me in XXX. I am certain that, I will enjoy the job at XXX##??
25. What are you looking for in a job?
Where i can contribute more and learn new things in the process . not only technically but also the detail of business domain on which i am working at.
50. Do you have any questions for me?
Well ... yes i think i have one.
>> what will be the next possible step in selection process.
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