Interview Questions

Invigilator Interview Questions

Invigilators monitor test-takers, search for suspicious activity, calm highly anxious students, and provide logistical assistance during tests/exams.

Whether you're a job seeker preparing to be interviewed for the role of Invigilator or an employer preparing to interview candidates for Invigilator position, these Invigilator interview questions will help you prepare yourself for the job interview session.

Invigilator Interview Questions

Below are a list of some skill-based Invigilator interview questions.

  1. What do you understand by invigilation?
  2. Which measures can help test-takers to feel less anxious?
  3. How would you prevent internet use by individuals who were writing computer-based tests?
  4. Where would you address a possible case of cheating?
  5. What would you do if someone seemed to be cheating during restroom breaks?
  6. How would you move test papers between areas?
  7. Tell me about your ability to work under pressure?
  8. What field experience do you have as an invigilator?
  9. What have you done to improve your knowledge for a this position since your last invigilation?
  10. How would you ensure that tests commenced on time?
  11. Which regulations would you inform students of before each test started?
  12. What would you do if a few Invigilators asked to be relieved shortly before the test?
  13. What would you do if students and staff came under threat during a test?
  14. How would you handle a situation where there were fewer test scripts than test-takers?
  15. What is your knowledge of the examination system?
  16. What is your understanding of the qualifications taken in schools/colleges?
  17. What do you think is the role of an invigilator?
  18. Why do you think you would be suited to the role of an invigilator?
  19. What is your definition of a good team player?
  20. Can you give examples of any technology you use/have used in your personal and/or work life?
  21. From your personal or work life, can you give an example of when you had to address a group of
  22.  From your personal or work life, can you give an example of when you had to give instructions to
    others and make sure the instructions were understood?
  23.  How would you deal with a candidate who refuses to do as he/she is being told?
  24. What do you think you would do if an unauthorised person entered the exam room?
  25. What do you think you would do if a candidate was taken ill in the exam room?
  26. What do you think you would do if  a candidate ran out of the exam room without warning?
  27. What advice would you give the CEO of our company about how to improve our exams?

Invigilator Interview Questions and Answers

Every interview is different and the questions may vary. However, there are lots of general questions that get asked at every interview.

Below are some common questions you'd expect during Invigilator interviews. Click on each question to see how to answer them.

  1. What is Your Greatest Weakness?
  2. Why Do You Want To Leave Your Current Job?
  3. Are You a Leader or a Follower?
  4. What is Your Greatest Strength?
  5. What is Your Salary Expectation?
  6. Tell Me About Yourself
  7. Do You Have Any Questions for Us?
  8. Why Do You Want This Job?
  9. Why Should We Hire You?
  10. What Is Your Greatest Accomplishment?

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