Frequently Asked Questions Civil Engineering Interview

Depends on the interviewer and his mood.

Non Technical


  • Introduce yourself?
  • What are your career preferences?
  • How much salary you are expecting?
  • What is your plan regarding continuing your education?
  • Tell us about your hobbies?
  • What are your strengths & weaknesses?
  • Are you ready to work in a team?
  • Can you work in stress?
  • What good things you liked in your ex boss?
  • How do you feel working on weekend?
  • Define success?
  • How good your communication is?
  • Where do you see yourself in next 2 years?
  • You like trying new things or stay with old ones?
  • Why you have applied for this position?
  • Tell us about your family?
  • Areas where you can revamp your skills?
  • What if you are not selected for this position?
  • What makes you feel that you are the best candidate for this position?
  • What you preferred, money or work?
  • Tell us about your subjects?
  • What is your greatest strength?
  • What are you looking for in a job?
  • What kind of person would you refuse to work with?
  • What is more important to you: the money or the work?
  • Tell me about your ability to work under pressure.
  • Do your skills match this job or another job more closely?
  • What motivates you to do your best on the job?
  • Describe your management style.
  • How do you propose to compensate for your lack of experience?
  • Describe your work ethic.
  • What qualities do you look for in a boss?
  • What position do you prefer on a team working on a project?
  • Do you have any questions for me?
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  • What are the deshuttering time for Slab, Beam, Column, RCC Wall, Footing, Staircase ?
  • What are the methods to do a estimate?
  • What is levelling staff least count?
  • How many kilo of binding wire required for one ton of reinforcement steel binding?
  • What is the creep in concrete?
  • How many modular bricks are required for 1 cubic meter of brick masonry?
  • What is the unit of heat of hydration?
  • 1:6 mortar, how many self life hours ?
  • What is the meaning of unit weight of cement?
  • How to find the quantity of materials required for constructing a wall of length 10*5*0.2m?
  • What are the compressive strength requirements(in 7 days & 28 days) of cement sand mix used for plastering purpose (Cement:sand-1:6)? Kindly give the IS Code reference also.
  • Design data for small RCC square water tanks.
  • How can u prepare mix design for concrete?
  • What is mean by design concrete?
  • Why is curing required?
  • If we mix sugar in concrete, what will be effect?
  • What should be the ph of curing water?
  • Can curing done without water?
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Be confident.

All the best 🙂