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Broadcom Pget interview

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Application
I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Kharagpur for Pget role at Broadcom
Interview Process
Test HR Interview
Round 1

Test

Test Sections
  • Section 1: Aptitude
  • Section 2: Digital Electronics
  • Section 3: D.S.P
  • Section 4: Reasoning/Verilog/C
Interview Experience
Written test considered of very high level of aptitude questions. Maths based questions can be solved by school knowledge of maths. Basics of C and verillog is a must.
Interview Tips
Since the paper was very lengthy, it is not advisable to spend excess time on any one section. Usually, companies have a sectional cut-off. So attempting to answer at least some questions in each section is mandatory.
Round 2

HR Interview

Interview Questions
    Interview Experience
    The interview was conducted the very next morning. It went on for around 30 mins approximately for each candidate. There was a single round of interviews where initially the candidates were asked technical questions. Towards the end of the interview, simple HR questions were asked. Basic digital, Verilog, C and some problem solving abilities are required
    Interview Tips
    Prepare beforehand about the company and how you may fit into the profile. The introduction part is very important. If you are an experienced candidate, expect questions regarding the details of your previous job.
    Skills

    Skills Tested

    • Basic Digital Logic
    • Verilog
    • programming in C
    Skill Tips
    Prepare beforehand about the company and how you may fit into the profile. The introduction part is very important. If you are an experienced candidate, expect questions regarding the details of your previous job.
    General Tips
    1: Be Confident.

    2: Keep Smiling.

    3: Do not be Panic.

    4: Remember they are here to hire you but not reject you.

    5: Do not loose hope.

    6: Believe at yourself.

    7: Start preparing early.

    8: Do demo interviews with your friend.
    Motivation for applying
    Every body joins a comapny for making a software or earning money. But I was always motivated to MAKE MONEY. I have taken this job because they have very extensive work in Share Market and they have lots of MBA from IIM's, Lots of CAs, CS. Thats why i have choosen Edelweiss. I have rejected epic System USA for this profile.
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    Broadcom Engineer interview

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    AnonymousFresherSelected
    Application
    I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Madras for Engineer role at Broadcom
    Interview Process
    Resume Shortlist Test Technical Interview HR Interview
    Round 1

    Resume Shortlist

    Interview Experience
    I had a CGPA of 10/10. There was a cut-off of 8 CGPA to apply for the job.
    Round 2

    Test

    Duration
    90 Minutes
    Test Sections
      Interview Experience
      It was a written test. They mainly asked Quant/general ability puzzles and Tech questions.
      Interview Tips
      I mainly concentrated on the following topics :

      Combinatorics and probability.
      Discrete mathematics.
      Markov chains.
      Pigeon hole principle.
      Signal processing.
      Sampling theorem.
      Estimation theory.
      Round 3

      Technical Interview

      Interview Questions
        Interview Experience
        There were two rounds of interview . Each of 2hrs 20 min.

        My subject knowledge was mainly tested on ::Wireless communication - fading, multipath, OFDM,Signal processing - DFT
        Detection and Estimation - MMSE, linear MMSE, detection of symbols
        Probability - Bertrand's Paradox
        Interview Tips
        I mostly prepared for the interview by studying the class notes well.
        Round 4

        HR Interview

        Interview Questions
        • Question 1: What do you know about Broadcom?
        • Question 2: Why Broadcom?
        • Question 3: Skills, strengths, weakness etc.
        • Question 4: Plan for higher education?
        Interview Experience
        The interview was mainly based on the courses that I had credited in the previous semesters. I got selected because of my performance in written test and also in the technical interview. I topped the written test. I impressed them during the interview by answering 95% of the questions.
        Skills

        Skills Tested

          Skill Tips
          I prepared for placements by video lectures, solving puzzles etc. I started my preparation in August
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          Broadcom Embedded software developer interview

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          AnonymousFresherSelected
          Application
          I was interviewed on-campus at Anna University Chennai for Embedded software developer role at Broadcom
          Interview Process
          Test Technical Interview Technical Interview HR Interview
          Round 1

          Test

          Test Sections
          • Section 1: WRITTEN TEST
          Interview Experience
          It was an objective type test questions related to aptitude, digital, c, data structures, operating system ,computer architecture and  microprocessor. The level of difficulty was high.
          Round 2

          Technical Interview

          Interview Questions
            Interview Experience
            This was purely technical with questions relating to algorithms(binary search, sorting) ,  networks(layers and different protocols,  subnetting), projects(my final  year project in manets), 
            networks  project,compiler  oriented  questions related  to  C runtime  features (Use  of  heap  and 
            stack to store variables in a C program ­how they work with procedures).
            Round 3

            Technical Interview

            Interview Questions
              Interview Experience
              Third round was again more of  technical and  long one to. OOPs was the main focus here. 
              OOPs  concepts  were  asked.  
               
              Round 4

              HR Interview

              Interview Questions
                Interview Experience
                 Basic HR questions were asked. More focus on my grade sheet. They were looking 
                for consistency and they were concerned with recruiting high graders. And questions like “You 
                are more of a software guy..why do you want to join this post...” Since I was desperate to get a 
                job, I answered "I like challenges".
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                Broadcom Engineer interview

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                AnonymousFresherSelected
                Application
                I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Madras for Engineer role at Broadcom
                Interview Process
                Resume Shortlist Test Technical Interview HR Interview
                Round 1

                Resume Shortlist

                Interview Experience
                I had a CGPA of 9.18/10 and the cutoff was 8/10.
                Round 2

                Test

                Test Sections
                  Interview Experience
                  The test had two Sections:
                  1. Aptitude - (Very Tough. Most questions were puzzles, probability)
                  2. Tech - (Very Easy. Deciding factor). Includes basic digital circuits
                  Interview Tips
                  I prepared Digital Circuits Basics for Technical round.
                  Round 3

                  Technical Interview

                  Interview Questions
                    Interview Experience
                    The interview was of 1h 30 min. All common digital circuit questions were asked
                    Round 4

                    HR Interview

                    Interview Questions
                    • Question 1: About the company
                    • Question 2: About ASIC design Flow
                    Skills

                    Skills Tested

                    • Digital Verification
                    • CAD for VLSI
                    • Digital IC design
                    Skill Tips
                    I think I got selected because of my project and Interview performance.
                    Resources

                    Preparation materials

                    Books
                    • Digital Circuits from Morris Mano,
                    • GATE Books,
                    General Tips
                    Start 1 month ahead. For aptitude and tech prepare Verilog FAQs and ASIC design flow(mainly for core companies.)
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                    Broadcom Engineer interview

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                    AnonymousFresherSelected
                    Application
                    I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Madras for Engineer role at Broadcom
                    Interview Process
                    Resume Shortlist Test Interview Interview
                    Round 1

                    Resume Shortlist

                    Interview Experience
                    Initial Short-listing : CGPA 8 Cut-Off
                    Round 2

                    Test

                    Test Sections
                      Interview Experience
                      Written Test: The test mostly consisted of both aptitude and tech questionsAptitude - Tough. Most questions puzzles, probabilityTech - Easy. Deciding factor. Includes basic digital circuits
                      Interview Tips
                      Concentrate on topics like Digital circuits ,Verilog FAQs, ASIC design flowGate Problems and puzzles
                      Round 3

                      Interview

                      Interview Questions
                        Interview Experience
                        Technical round is around 90 minutes.Technical round consisted of questions from topics such as Wireless communication -fading, multipath, OFDMSignal processing – DFT, Detection and Estimation - MMSE, linear MMSE, detection of symbols, Probability - Bertrand's Paradox
                        Round 4

                        Interview

                        Interview Questions
                          Interview Experience
                          HR Round is around 30 minutes. Basic HR questions.
                          Skills

                          Skills Tested

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                            Broadcom Get interview

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                            AnonymousFresherSelected
                            Application
                            I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Kharagpur for Get role at Broadcom
                            Interview Process
                            Test HR Interview
                            Round 1

                            Test

                            Test Sections
                            • Section 1: Aptitude
                            • Section 2: Electronics
                            • Section 3: C-Programming
                            Interview Experience
                            Paper was really lengthy. One had to either leave questions evenly in all the sections or leave out a section entirely. its better to start with electronics.
                            Interview Tips
                            Aptitude Section Defines quickness. Electronics define emphasis on knowledge and C programming defines modern knowledge.,
                            Round 2

                            HR Interview

                            Interview Questions
                              Interview Experience
                              Technical questions were majorly on CMOS circuits. Few Maths puzzles were also asked.
                              Interview Tips
                              Be ready to face questions on the latest research. DO NOT Boast!
                              Skills

                              Skills Tested

                              • C programming
                              • Aptitude
                              • CMOS Circuits.
                              General Tips
                              Just Stick to your basics and you'll do great. Again DO NOT BOAST.
                              Motivation for applying
                              Great Company for a newbie. Lets you relocate to your desired area.
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