MBA Interview Questions - Career and Hobbies

Top 100 Career and Hobbies Questions asked in MBA Interviews
Career & Education Based Questions
  • What are your personal and professional goals?
  • What is your short term and long term career objective?
  • What is your ultimate goal in life?
  • Where do you see yourself 5 years from now?
  • Where do you see yourself in 10 years from now?
  • Which specialization would you want to opt for in MBA and why?
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  • How does MBA add value to your life?
  • How does MBA make you more credible?
  • How will MBA help you in achieving your goals?
  • How will your graduation help you in your MBA?
  • Would you have wasted your 4 years of engineering by doing MBA?
  • Which other B-School calls have you received?
  • Why did you opt for your field of graduation?
  • What are your expectations from this course of management?
  • What are your expectations from a B School?
  • What do you wish to learn from this program?
  • Why does management as a career attract you?
  • Since you are already earning, so why do you want to do an MBA?
  • Tell us at least 5 things that you expect to learn from a B-school.
  • What is the biggest advantage of MBA?
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  • What parameters would you consider while choosing a B-School?
  • Why do you want to pursue an MBA before having work-experience?
  • Why do you want to pursue an MBA from this institute?
  • 30 years down the line where do you see yourself?
  • Are you ready to risk your salary and a good job for an MBA degree?
  • But why not join IAS if you like challenges?
  • Describe the role that you will play after your management degree ?
  • How does a B School prepare you for the industry when it cannot mimic an industry environment?
  • Tell us about your skill sets that are going to be useful in MBA.
  • What prompted you to prepare for an MBA entrance in spite of having a background in the medical field?
  • What would you bring to the learning environment in this B-School?
  • When did you decide to do your MBA?
  • Why do you want to pursue MBA and why specifically HR?
  • Why do you want to go for an MBA when you could have attended other Management Development Programs?
  • Who was Taylor? What did he contribute to management?
  • What do you like about marketing?
  • Do you know any one HR person who is famous?
  • Explain a few principles of management.
  • Tell us what do you mean by a business model.
  • What are the colleges known for HR?
  • What are the five basic branches of management studies?
  • What are the functionalities of HR?
  • What are the Pros and Cons of doing an MBA now?
  • What are the roles of an HR manager in a company?
  • What is the contribution of Henry Fayol to management?
  • What is the difference between personnel and human resource management?
  • What is the practical application of marketing?
  • What particular specialization would you like to take up in MBA?
  • What should be the general objectives of business?
  • What specialization would you like to opt for?
  • Which subjects would you opt for in case you get selected?
  • Do you wish to be an entrepreneur?
  • Why do you want to specialize in marketing?
  • Why do you want to specialize in finance?
  • Why do you want to specialize in operations?
  • Why do you want to specialize in HR?
  • Why IT to HR? You are from an IT Background, Why MBA in HR?
  • Which CEO do you admire the most?
  • Why management after engineering from BITS Pilani?
  • You are from a commerce background, Why MBA and not CA?
  • Why MBA is more important for you at this stage when you have a decent job in hand?
  • Relate MBA to your long term career goals.
  • You have done B.Tech, why not pursue M.Tech. after that?
  • Why MBA? Why not Civil Services?
Hobbies Based Questions
  • Tell me about your interests.
  • Tell us about your hobbies.
  • Can you tell me any change of rules that has taken place in the last 10 years in the game of hockey?
  • Can you tell me what ‘reverse swing’ is?
  • Do you watch movies? What are 3D & 4D movies?
  • How do you define good/bad photography?
  • Tell us some Mudras in Kathak as it is one of your hobbies.
  • How does Kathak vary from other dance forms?
  • Don't you think you should focus on activities other than Kathak?
  • How many types of guitars are there?
  • Which magazines do you like to read?
  • Questions on Cover Stories of leading magazines if someone mentions reading magazines as one of his hobbies.
  • Questions related to reading (hobbies) and the last read book.
  • How much time do you take to complete a Sudoku puzzle?
  • Which band do you like? And why?
  • Tell me how many European championships has Chelsea won? Okay, tell me a great management guy in football.
  • Tell us something about Five Point Someone.
  • What are the different strokes in swimming?
  • What do you do in your leisure time?
  • What have you done in theatre?
  • What have you learned from sports?
  • What is Madhubani art?
  • What is the difference between Kuchipudi and Kathak?
  • What kind of paintings do you make?
  • What records does Michael Phelps hold?
  • Which is your favorite band?
  • Which is your favorite song?
  • Who is the biggest theatre personality according to you in India?
  • Who is the highest paid player in the sport you like?
  • Who is the world champion in Swimming?
  • Why don't you choose football as a career?
  • Which book did you read last? What did you learn from that book?
  • Which business magazines do you read?
  • You also have a certificate of mountaineering. What was it all about?
  • How has participating in Sports improved your personality?
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