Top 10 Pharmaceuticals Interview Questions & Their answers | Must read

Q1: Tell about yourself?
Tip: Include your name, your place, education, job experience and family details in short.
Example answer:
Sir, my name is (Your Name). I live in Hyderabad. I have done masters/Graduation in Pharmacy. I have  _  years of experience in pharmaceutical quality assurance and I have a wife and 2 kids in my family.

Q2: Why do you want to work with us?
Tip: Include the things you like in that company and relate these to your career goals.
Example answer:
Sir, it will be a great privilege for me to work in a reputed company like this. When I read about your requirements I found that my professional skills are matching with it. Here I can use my skills to contribute to the company growth.

Q3: What are your strengths?
Tip: Include 3-4 strengths from honest, self-motivated, hard working, flexibility, adaptability, and positive attitude.
Example answer:
Sir, I am a hardworking, honest and self-motivated person with the positive attitude in my career and life.

Q4: What are your weaknesses?
Tip: Include 2-3 from sensitive, trust people easily, straightforward, can’t say no for help and can’t speak the lie.
Example answer:
Sir, I trust people easily and I can’t say no when anyone asks me for help.

Q5: Why should we hire you?
Tip: Include your knowledge, working experience, and professional skills.
Example answer:
Sir, from my past working experience, I fulfill all the requirements for this job. I am sincere with my work and assure you that you will never regret yourself for your decision to appoint me for this job.

Q6: What do you know about this company?
Tip: Search on the internet about the company details, products, branches, new inventions, current issues and the number of employees.
Example answer:
Sir, this Company is one of the fastest growing companies. It has a good working environment and everyone want to be a part of this company. It has many branches throughout the world. It has a good range of the products and exports to different countries.

Q7: Why do you want to change your job?
Tip: include thanks to the previous company, tell about your learning from previous company and reason for the change.
Example answer:
Sir, I am thankful to my previous company where I learn a lot of things. Changes in the job are necessary for everyone to improve your knowledge, skills and financial growth. Your company will be a good platform for me to learn more.

Q8: What are your salary expectations?
Tip: Include your experience, current CTC but don’t tell the interviewer the exact figure.
Example answer:
Sir, I have an experience of 8 years in pharmaceutical quality assurance and my current CTC is 5 LPA. Salary is not a big issue for me and I expect the salary as per company norms according to my qualification and experience that can help me to maintain my economic needs.

Q9: What are your career goals?
Tip: Include your short term and long term goals in your answer.
Example answer:
Sir, my short term goal is to utilize my skills and improve my professional career in a reputed pharmaceutical company and my long term goal is to get a respectable position in that company.

Q10: Do you want to ask anything?
Tip: Include thanks to interviewer and 2-3 from job timings, working hours, training period, job location, transport and salary structure.
Example answer:
Thanks a lot for giving me an opportunity. Sir, I want to know about the working hours, transport facility from my location and salary for this job in your company.

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