Wednesday, 31 March 2010

JPA's Interview

Hey, guys.. Are you ready for the interview? Some of us get the chance to go to the interview, while the others not. Well, for the ones that didn't get the chances, it's okay.. This interview is not everything.. Well, you'll have your time.. Believe me.. Everything happened for a reason.. It's just not your time yet.. I'm pretty sure that someday you'll receive something more precious than this..

When God Answers your Prayer He is increasing your Faith,
When He delays, He is increasing your Patience,
When He Don't Give you Anything, He has Something BETTER...

Well, for the ones who passed the selection to go to the interview, I hope that I still not too late to congratulate you all. The people who I know are Yasmin, Tiqa, Husna, Akramin, Azmi, Firzan and the others. Congratulation guys! My previous post, was about some tips for attending an interview right? For this time, I want share something that I'm quite sure that it will be extremely useful for all of us. It's about JPA's interview and it is based on my seniors past experience for the JPA's interview and some of them was given by my SESERI friend. (Thanks Husna!)

JPA Interview Most Common Topics
  1. Maths and Science in English
  2. How to show your patriotism when studying overseas?
  3. Malaysia as an education centre.
  4. Sports that excel in Malaysia.
  5. Qualities needed to be a leader.
  6. Secrets of success.
  7. Discuss on anything you have read from the newspapers recently.
  8. Wawasan 2020.
  9. Modal insan.
  10. Handphones, luxury or necessity?

Question sometime ask during JPA Scholarship’s Interview
  1. Yang Dipertuan Agong's name
  2. What is JPA?
  3. Prime Minister's name
  4. Prime Minister’s father’s name
  5. Minister's/Menteri Besar/Chief Minister's/JPA DG Name
  6. What do you see yourself doing in 10 years time? What would you contribute to the country?
  7. Which country would you choose to study oversea? Why?
  8. Why do you think you deserve the scholarship?
  9. What strength do you have to go study overseas?
  10. What income do you expect when you graduated?
  11. What would you do if JPA does not offer you a scholarship?
  12. Name two lines from Rukun Negara.
  13. Talk about a mistake you made and what you learnt from it.
  14. Singing of patriotic song (Keranamu Malaysia, Khidmat Negara)

Questions asked during 2008 JPA Scholarship’s Interview
  1. What is Vision 2020 to you? What are the challenges in reaching Vision 2020?
  2. Which movie do you like the most and why?
  3. Why education is important?
  4. Steven Hawking's "The Brief History of Time"
  5. How Malaysians students can do better abroad?
  6. Malaysia's younger generation prefer to watch entertainment program than to watch serious programs such as news and current affairs.
  7. Belajar di luar negara memberi kelebihan berbanding belajar di dalam negara.
  8. Healthy Lifestyle. Way of promoting healthy lifestyle while studying abroad.
  9. Rising oil prices is a threat to our country's economy.
  10. Major achievements and developments of Malaysia from the past 50 over years since
  11. What is the best sports achievement in Malaysia?
  12. PhD Scholars: Do they serve purpose for the development of community and country or it is for namesake?
  13. Ko-kurikulum sedikit sebanyak menjejaskan pelajaran. Setuju atau tidak?
  14. China and India are rising stars of economy in Asia. Do you agree with that? Will this growth help Malaysian economy or pose a threat to the economy? In your opinion, what should be done to improve Malaysia's economy to compete with them?
  15. Reality TV programme.
  16. Why local graduates can't find job?
  17. One thing you wish to change about your school life; what would it be and why?
  18. Patriotism - How and what should you do to show patriotism?
  19. Telefon mudah alih - Keperluan atau kemewahan / Is mobile phones a necessity or luxury?
  20. Do you agree that there's been a decline in reading among the young?
  21. Banyak palajar yang telah dihantar overseas tidak mahu balik ke Malaysia untuk kerja selepas graduate. Apa langkah yang boleh JPA ambil untuk tarik mereka balik ke Malaysia.
  22. How can Malaysian students studying abroad promote Malaysia
  23. Do you agree that our education system is too exam-orientated?
  24. Housewife as the first line in the development of human capital resources.
  25. The recent cases of child abduction have increased public awareness on the lack of security in the country.
  26. Visit Malaysia year 2007
  27. Sekolah Kluster / Cluster School
  29. How to be a good leader.
  30. Who aspires & inspires you?
  31. Why government still send students abroad when we Malaysia intend to be an education hub in our region?
  32. The secret of success.
  33. What are your proudest achievements in life to this date.
  34. Do you think those who got 10 A1 and above should automatically granted a scholarship.
  35. RMK9 - 9th Malaysia Plan
  36. Dewan Rakyat
  37. Constitution/Perlembagaan
  38. Is money everything?
  39. Disadvantage of internet
  40. Should we have limitation on freedom of expression?
  41. Suruhanjaya REID
  42. How do you describe a developed country? What should be used as an indicator to a developed nation?
  43. Proton is our locally produced cars. However, efforts by the government to promote Proton have been deemed a burden to the people. In your opinion, should or should not Proton be manufactured?
  44. Children nowadays are spoiled, unruly and indiscipline. Is it true.
  45. Palestine-Israel Issue
  46. GE 2008
  47. Pelan Integriti Nasional
  48. Pirated CDs affect entertainment industry
  49. Benefits of participation of cocuriculum-based activities?
  50. Technology is a Double-edged Sword
  51. AFTA
  52. IMF
  53. What type of person do you think JPA is looking for?
  54. Pada pendapat anda, apakah bidang yang memberi impak terbesar kepada negara?
  55. Rules are mend to be broken. Give your opinion.
  56. Unemployment among graduates.


  1. kau mmg da wat research kaw2 eh aimanamri
    seronoknye engkau kalau berjaya.
    nnt blanje pizza satu ek

  2. wah... bagus towl blog..
    anyway..thanx for the tips..
    semoga ape y ko kongsi nie dpt diaplikasikan oleh sumer..
    besar pahalanya..
    good job..thumbs up!!!!

  3. husna : haha.. no hal.. mentang2 aku keje pizza hut.. haha.. perli ka..

    research bukan untuk aku sorg2.. tapi ramai2..

    asikin : thanks.. bagus ke? harap2 la..
    mmg tu harapan,, biarla blog ni bergune untuk sume org.. itu matlamat wat blog nih..

    insha allah.. biar ramai2 berjaye..

  4. bgus2!! tengs 4 ur info dude.;)

    visit me back


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