University of Pretoria
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Interviews at University of Pretoria

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at University of Pretoria.

Interview experience

Based on 171 interviews
Favorable

Interview difficulty

Based on 175 interviews
Medium

Interview process length

Based on 160 interviews
About a week

Interview process at University of Pretoria

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, rating is 8.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, rating is 5.

Interview process length
About a week
33%
About a day or two
24%
About two weeks
18%
About a month
18%
More than one month
8%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
40%
Group interview
31%
Written test
19%
Phone call/screening
17%
Problem solving exercises
17%
Least reported steps
They have no interview
7%
Take-home/sample work
4%
Drug test
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at University of Pretoria

  • Effective
    Shared on 5 April 2022 - Administrative Helper - Pretoria, Gauteng
  • Short, simple and straight to the point.
    Shared on 16 January 2019 - Driver - Pretoria, Gauteng
  • Interesting
    Shared on 10 January 2019 - IT Administrative Assistant / Click - Pretoria, ZA
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Interview questions at University of Pretoria

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Field related and general questions relating to lecturing
    Shared on 16 November 2022 - Lecturer Snr - City of Tshwane, Gauteng
  • Can you please tell us who you are?
    Shared on 1 July 2019
  • Are you going to better your qualifications?
    Shared on 11 May 2019 - Operations Manager - Pretoria, Gauteng

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Interview tips at University of Pretoria

Dress code for the interview
  • Formal (business suit)38%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)27%
  • They didn’t have a dress code22%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)12%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)1%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at University of Pretoria

  • They focus on qualifications rather than expertise and cognitive abilities.
    Shared on 16 November 2022 - Lecturer Snr - City of Tshwane, Gauteng
  • Be honest and understanding to people from different backgrounds and social status.
    Shared on 5 April 2022 - Administrative Helper - Pretoria, Gauteng
  • Answer all questions from start
    Shared on 14 August 2021 - Invigilator - Witbank, Mpumalanga
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