How To Introduce Yourself In Interview (+10 Self Introduction Samples)

how to introduce yourself in interview

Getting a job is getting hard these days because of the competition. Introducing yourself is a very essential skill that you must learn properly in order to get a nice job. We all know it.

The moment you enter the interview hall the first thing interviewers will ask is, "Introduce yourself or Tell us about yourself". (and that's a scary question)

You have to face this question at any point in your life so, Here I will be teaching you how to behave in an interview and introduce yourself with confidence.


How To Introduce Myself In Interview?


Before you walk into the interview here are some basic stuff you should keep in mind that will help you form a nice image of yourself to the interviewer.

  1. Simply walk-in with full confidence to the chair.
  2. Say, Hello to everyone first and ask them if you can sit.
  3. Sit with a proper posture on the edge of the chair.
  4. Always maintain friendly eye contact with the interviewer.
  5. Don't move too much and make sure you are listening to every word they say.
  6. Start with your name first and then tell them about your qualification.[Optional]
  7. Tell them about your family (parent's occupation)
  8. Then share your achievements with them (without being egoistic)
  9. Shortly explain your goals and hobbies.
  10. Your motto and your idol. (Optional)
  11. Inform if you have any working experience.
  12. Then politely ask them if anything that concerns about you.

Samples Of Self Introduction For Job Interviews (In English)

Here are 10 examples of self-introduction that are based on real-life conditions and all of them are have different situations that will help you get the idea of introducing yourself.

Sample #1 (If you have finished your studies)


Well, good day sir.

[Hand them your documents]

Hi, my name is Rohit Ratha from Pune. I pursuing my Masters in Electrical engineering from XXXX college, xxx with aggregate 87%. I have completed HSC from XXXXX junior college with an aggregate of 83% and SSC from XXXXX High school with aggregate 67%.

We are 7 members in my family and My father is a government employee and my mother is a housewife and I have 3 brothers. [In Calm voice]

About my achievements, I never made any achievements at the state level. But in my schooling, I got a certificate in singing level competition. In college, I got an NCC certificate and I also trekked NER in my high school. [Don't show off too much]

I am a hard worker, self-motivating and I put all my dedication towards my work and I am purely optimistic about my goal. I learn new things very easily which I think of good quality. [In an optimistic vision]

My hobbies are drawing and playing cricket

My short term goal right now is to work for a deserving company

My long term goal to work hard until I reach the highest state of an Organization.

As a fresher, I don't have any working experience now, but I will show my skills once I see the right opportunities

Thanks! That's all I had to say about myself. [With a gentle smile]

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Sample #2 (If your education has not yet finished)


Hello, It's a pleasure to meet you.

[Hand out your documents and Sit]

I'm Mr. XXXX XXXX and I am from Odisha. Currently, I'm pursuing my B.Sc in chemistry from XXXXX College with an aggregate of 65%. I have completed some computer courses and I am quite savvy in terms of computers I have done my schooling from XXXXX School.

My strengths are my attitude and my hardworking nature and they are the only reason why I am unafraid to embrace challenges. I am a self-disciplined person and agood team player as well.

My weakness is I am a foodie and I love eating junk food which I have been trying to quit.

My short term goal is to find a platform where I can lead my future in a good direction

I would like to be part of this company to further develop myself in the industry and to use my qualities and my leadership skills to serve your company and your clients that will help grow this company faster.

That's all about me sir. Thanks for giving me this opportunity.

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Sample #3 (If you are overqualified or Studied abroad)


Good day, Sir.

Here are all the required documents.

My name is XXXX and I am a resident of (YOUR ADDRESS). I am currently studying at XXXXXUniversity. I have studied in 2 countries which includes Japan and Massachusets. I have completed my studies with distinction and now I want a platform where I can perform.

I have a strong interest in the chemical industry and I know most of the stuff about chemistry. I have attained throughout my degree courses and I see myself as a people-oriented and dreamer. I have experience in working with different peoples and I have some good leadership skills too.

My goal is I want to be one of the reasons for the success of the organization and I want to see your organization as a benchmark to other organizations

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Sample #4 (If you are married)


Hello, It's a pleasure to meet you.

I'm Mr. XXXX XXXX and I am from Odisha. Currently, I'm pursuing my Masters in electronic equipment and Solar cells engineering from XXXXX College with an aggregate of 65%. I have completed my computer course from a government institute also I have done my schooling from Navodaya Military School.

I am a married person and I have a daughter and my wife in my family.

My strengths are my attitude and my positive mindset and they are the only reason why I like to take challenges. I am a self-disciplined person and I am a good team player as well. I like to work under pressure and with a team.

My weakness is I am bad at focusing multiple things at one time.

My only goal is to find a platform where I can lead me and my family's future.

That's all about me sir. Thank you for giving me such a wonderful opportunity.

I would like to be part of this company to further develop myself in the industry and to use my qualities and my leadership skills to serve your company and your clients that will help grow this company faster.

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Sample #5 (If you are not qualified/ have a family problem)



Good morning sir

It's an honor sitting in front of you.

I am (Your Name) from (Your Resident). I have completed my +2 from a government higher secondary school with 64% aggregate, which is not much. I wanted to pursue higher education in physics but my family financial condition forced me to find a job.

My mother is working as a government school peon since my father died due to medical conditions. I have 2 little sisters in my family.

I am a fresher and I have no working experience as of now.

I am a physically strong person and I can work with tools with precision.
My short term goal is to get placed in a reputed company like yours which will give me an opportunity to enhance my skills and Knowledge.

My life goal would be providing all the needs to my family especially fund my sister's education fees.

That's all about me sir. Thank you. You can ask anything that concerns you.

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Sample #6 (For Engineering Interview) - (Professional)


Good morning everyone.

It's my pleasure to introduce my self. Well, I'm XXXX XXXX born in 1996 and raised in a small village in XXXX.

I have done my schooling in Aurobindo Hindi Medium High School with, then I did my higher studies from XXXXXX University and now I'm in my final year of B-Tech in Civil Engineering from XXXXXX College.

My strengths are my hard-working attitude and the problem-solving mind. I like to take challenges and they inspire me to never stop.

I believe in my self and my hard work and I want perfection in everything.

My goal: I always want to finish my every day work correctly. It will lead me to a good position.

My role model is Dr. Richard Feymann because of his effective use of time and the way communicates with others truly inspires me to go out and do stuff.

My goal is to be one of the reasons for the success of the organization where I work in and set a milestone for the rest of my colleagues

My ethic is "I don't stop until I am proud of myself".

That's all about me sir. Thank you for giving me an important time.

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Sample #7 (Excluding qualification part)


Hi, Everyone.

First I would like to thank you for giving me this opportunity to sit in front of you and most importantly spending few minutes from your time.

I am Mr. XXXX XXX from Mumbai. As all my qualification details are mentioned in the resume, In my family, there are 4 members which include my father who is a government employee and my mother who is a school teacher.

I am fresher and have no work experience in any company.

My strength is I can adapt easily to any type of environment and most importantly I am a good team player.

My short term goal is to get placed in a reputed company like yours which will give me an opportunity to enhance my skills and Knowledge. I want to be one of the reasons for the success of the organization and I want to be one of responsible person in organization growth.

My ultimate goal is to work in a platform where I can grow my career along with my nourishing my student's career.

That's all about me sir. It's been an honor sitting in front of you in real and having a chat with you.

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Sample #8 (For teacher/lecturer Interviews)


Well, good day sir.

[Hand them your documents]

My name is XXX and I live in YYY with my father who is an electrician and my mother who is a school teacher along with my sister. I have an M.Sc degree with a major in Physics field where I Graduated in XXX college in the academic year of 2014 and secured 68% with distinction

I am seeking an opportunity to serve this institution as a lecturer in physics. I think my qualification and my good teaching skills along with my good knowledge of physics is my strength and I can easily serve my students, with my full potential.

Being a teacher was my dream and I have worked hard to become a teacher who can understand his students better and guide them to the right path with the base of knowledge.

My strength is positive thinking and my imaginative teaching skills. My negative thing is I sometimes dive too deep into some topics to explain things better to my students.

I am expecting to work along with you one day sir, and Once again thank you very much for giving this opportunity.

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Sample #9 (Most used format)


Hello,
Good morning everyone.

It's my pleasure to introduce my self..well, I'm XXXX born and raised in XXXXX
I have done my schooling in XXXXXX High School and secured 90% and then I completed my +2 in arts and secured 72%. Right now I'm in my final year B.Sc from XXXX University, where I will graduate this year with flying colors.

I think, My optimism and my hardworking manner is my strength and I am fearless when it comes to embracing new challenges and I see possibilities better when I am under pressure.

I believe in my self and my hard work and I don't believe in luck, I think with good courage and believe everything can be achieved. I can focus on one thing at a time and I can give my 100% to it and I won't stop until my work is done.

My short term goal is to find a platform where I can show my potential and help the organization grow. I always want to contribute to my surroundings.

My Long term goal is I want to be one of the main reason for the success of the organization and I want to set a milestone for the next generation as an inspiration

My motto is, "Life is about having goals what you think can't achieve"

That's all about me sir. I hope I answered everything you might want to know about me and thank you for giving me such a wonderful opportunity.

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Sample #10 (The Complete Version)


Well, good day everyone.

[Hand them your documents]

Hi, my name is XXXX and I am from a small town of XXXX. I am 32 years old and I was raised by my father who is a farmer and my mother who is a housewife. I am the only child in my family and I sometimes help my father in gardening and farming along with my mother.

I have a B.Tech degree in computer engineering from XXXX college, I have

I was in NCC both in my high school time and in my college days and I have been to multiple NCC camps and treks, which I think an achievement for me. I used to participate in every sport in my school time and I did win one or two too.

I am a hard worker, and a smart thinker and I put all my dedication towards my work and in addition to that I am a good communicator and I have some good communication skills. I can speak Hindi, English, and Telugu very fluently.

My hobbies are gardening, running and staying fit.

I am a huge follower of Einstein and hence I am a bit enthusiastic about physics too.

My motto is, "Work hard until you don't need to see the price tag while shopping."

My short term goal right now is to work for a deserving company where I can use my talents for mutual benefits.

My long term goal to work hard and being dedicated to my job with being fit and become a well-reputed employee in the organization

I used to work for a software company called XXXX as an apprentice Software Programmer, for 2 years.


[They might ask you why you left the company]

Again, Thank you very much for letting me introduce myself. That's all I had to say about myself.

You can ask anything about me that concerns you. 

Still confused? Watch this informative video


Some Bonus Tips For Your Interview

1. Write down your self-introduction in a paper without any grammatical errors and practice until you are fluent with it.


3. Wear formal clothes in every interview and know what you shouldn't wear in an interview.

4. Wear nice scents and shave your facial hairs and try to look like a gentleman.

5. Behave like a gentleman and deal your interviewers calmly.

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