I was interviewed on-campus
at IIT Madras for
Test Technical Interview Other Interview HR Interview
- Section 1: Quants MCQs
- Section 2: Puzzles
- Section 3: Programming Logic Questions
- Section 4: Bonus Section
-> Quants MCQs -This section consists of about 10-12 quants MCQs. It is fairly simple. > Puzzles- This section consists of 7 puzzles. Try to solve the puzzles, and if you can’t, atleast write the logic that you think will lead you to the answer-> Programming Logic Questions-This section consists of about 7 programming logic questions (example –recursive reversed linked list, angles between hands of a clock, how to find square root without using sqrt function, etc). Preferably, write the code, otherwise the pseudo code. Section Bonus Section-!This section consists of designing some architecture for a system. Do not attempt this till you have completed all the above sections.
The interview process begins with the technical round. You are asked general questions on the language you are proficient in. Also, you are asked to write general codes in your preferred language. Then there are questions on Database Management System, Operating System, Software Testing, OOP Concepts and Data Structures. Also you are asked to solve a few of the unsolved aptitude questions
Managerial Interview –
Once you clear the Technical round, you are called in for the Managerial round. You are asked about yourself, your interests, your interest in technology, your technical skills, your projects, the technical competitions that you participated in. Here you may be asked a few technical questions too.
The HR Round is the last round. This round mostly consists of resume based questions about yourself, your interests, hobbies, strengths, weaknesses, etc. You are also asked to brief about your co-curricular, extra-curricular and social activities. You are also asked to speak whatever you know about the company. Be prepared for questions like ‘Why Credit Suisse?’, ‘Where do you see yourself n years down the line?’, ‘Why should we choose you over your batchmates?’.
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