1. Tell us about yourself.
Tip : Make it simple and straight. Practise your answer very clearly. This is the only 100 percent sure question to be asked in any interview. So don't blabber.
Sample Ans : I am Suresh. I am a BE graduate from Anna University. I have 2 years of J2EE experience. I am currently employed with XYZ Technologies. My native is Trichy. My father is an agriculturist and my mother is a house wife.

2. Why do you want to leave your current job?
Tip : Have some good reasons to leave.. never say anything negative about current job,manager or the company.
Sample Ans : For the last 6 months in my current role, i had a feeling of technical stagnancy. Whatever i was doing became very routine devoid of challenges and competition. So i am looking for a change to move forward.

3. Tell me about your greatest accomplishment.
Tip : Think something which you are proud of and which would sound great.
Sample Ans : I was part of a young team that built a great software product.

4. Tell me about your worst failure.
Tip : Talk about a failure which is outside the current job perspective.
Sample Ans : I started a business 3 years ago dealing with medical diagnostic products. It didn't take off.

5. Where do you want to be in three or five years time?
Tip : You should have clear picture of your career path. Dont anwser "I want to be in your in your seat". That would sound great only in movies.
Sample Ans : I want to be an Architect/Project Lead/Project Manager,etc are some good reasonable answers.

6. What do you know about our company?
Tip : You should certainly know something about the interviewing company. The best place to gather information is their website.
Sample Ans : A CMM Level 5 Company specializing in banking products.

7. Why do you want to join our company?
Tip : You should have had a reason to attend that interview.
Sample Ans : I think there would be good growth prospects. Interesting domain.

8. What are your strengths and weaknesses?
Tip : You have to be clear about yourself. Weakness should be a bit of a strength in itself.
Sample Ans : I think my strengths are being responsible,hard working, creative and i am a good trainer and my weakness is being straight forward.

9. How do you manage stress?
Tip : Basically when you are stressed, you have to do something you love. It could be something below or if you have your own stress busting technique, tell that.
Sample Ans : For immediate stress releief, i go for a 5 minute walk round the office block and for long term relief, i do gardening which oozes out stress and also read inspirational books.

10. Do you have any questions to us?
Tip : Ask something which is really necessary to ask.
Sample Ans : Yea. Can i know the domain and technology used in the project which i am being interviewed for. Do i need to learn something which would be helpful when i join here?