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Flipkart Graduate trainee interview

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Pratik ChaudhariFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Madras for Graduate trainee role at Flipkart
Interview Process
Test Group Discussion Technical Interview HR Interview
Round 1

Test

Test Sections
  • Section 1: Quant and English
Interview Experience
Easy
Interview Tips
Just brush up basic quant/cat prep. You can't prepare for English in a short span of time like 2-3 months.
Round 2

Group Discussion

Group Discussion Topic
Digital Piracy - What can be done
Interview Experience
Relaxed discussion. Everybody got the chance to speak
Interview Tips
Just be yourself and speak your heart out. Your only enemies are nervousness and low self confidence.
Round 3

Technical Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: Puzzles and Business problems
Interview Experience
What problems can you solve/things you can improve for flipkart with your current skill set?Hence you need to know the company, its workings and the problems that it could be facing. 
Interview Tips
Be prepared for this. I used to go into operations research all the time to answer these kinds of questions.
Round 4

HR Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: Why not CAT? GRE?
Interview Experience
High CGPA and not going to higher studies - Had to give a justification
Interview Tips
Just being honest is enough if you are really willing to take up the job and not going for higher studies. Cook up a story if you are trying for both!
Skills

Skills Tested

  • Puzzle solving, Business problem solving
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Flipkart Analyst interview

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Pratyaksh KaranFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Kharagpur for Analyst role at Flipkart
Interview Process
Group Discussion HR Interview Guesstimate Interview
Round 1

Group Discussion

Interview Experience
Nicely organized GD, civilized and intellectual GD group, discussion rich topic
Interview Tips
Allow others to speak when they have something to say. Do try to push your way in if someone is talking too long or talking gibberish. Do not push your point too much, however, present logical arguments in favor. Try to draw similarities from what others say. Try to include all.
Round 2

HR Interview

Interview Experience
Friendly HR interviewer. Non-direct questions but not too difficult.
Interview Tips
Answer all questions honestly but be polite. Don't present too strong views, you are too young for that. Don't repeat content with different words, but be elaborate enough to let the interviewer know you.
Round 3

Guesstimate Interview

Interview Tips
Read up some guesstimates and case studies before placements, discuss some with friends too. Open up your mind while guesstimating. Speak all that comes to your head, and vocally sift through them to get the logical and pursue-able approaches. The interviewer should get a complete idea of your analytical approach.
Skills

Skills Tested

    Motivation for applying
    First foray into corporate structure. Lots of opportunities. Diversified experiences.
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    Flipkart Graduate trainee interview

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    Sharmad NavelkerFresherSelected
    Application
    I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Madras for Graduate trainee role at Flipkart
    Interview Process
    Test Group Discussion Case Study Interview Other Interview
    Round 1

    Test

    Duration
    75 Minutes
    No. of Questions
    60 questions
    Test Sections
      Interview Experience
      Questions related to aptitude and verbal ability. Similar to CAT level questions. Speed and accuracy is important.
      Interview Tips
      Aptitude and Verbal are important for any placement test for that matter. Start and practice well before the tests. Don't miss your dream company because of  your poor performance in tests. The more you practice, the easier you can get through.
      Round 2

      Group Discussion

      Duration
      15 Minutes
      Group Discussion Topic
      E-Commerce
      Interview Experience
      The topic is to test how much you are inclined to the industry. Moderators are very helpful. Topic is the same for all the groups. One min time to prepare for  the topic, about 10 min to discuss. Chance is given for everyone to conclude after GD.
      Interview Tips
      You need to make relevant points. Even if we are struggling to make a step, they will help us.
      Round 3

      Case Study Interview

      Interview Questions
      • Question 1: Take me through your resume.
      • Question 2: What is that one POR you enjoyed the most?
      Round 4

      Other Interview

      Interview Questions
      • Question 1: What is that one POR you enjoyed the most?
      • Question 2: What do you think are the problems?
      • Question 3: Why Flipkart?
      Skills

      Skills Tested

        General Tips
        1. Aptitude and Verbal are important







        2. It is important to define and understand the topic more than paying attention to start and conclude the GD. Knowledge on topic is important in GDs.. Allowing and involving other people shows how well you can perform in a team.
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        Flipkart Graduate trainee interview

        3.7k views
        Shashidhar ReddyFresherSelected
        Application
        I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Madras for Graduate trainee role at Flipkart
        Interview Process
        Test Group Discussion Interview
        Round 1

        Test

        Test Sections
        • Section 1: Aptitude
        Interview Experience
        English basic 7th 8th grade and Quant (normal difficulty level) easier than cat
        Round 2

        Group Discussion

        Duration
        8 Minutes
        Group Discussion Topic
        Piracy in Digital Media.
        Interview Experience
        30 secs to think and 8 minutes of GD. Everybody got a chance to speak. Those whodidn’t speak the panelists pin pointed them and asked them to speak. 30 sec to conclude. Just 5-6 got eliminated in the whole process.
        Interview Tips
        Basic GD skills were tested
        Round 3

        Interview

        Interview Questions
        • Question 1: Asked to create a or model and then asked to solve it.
        Interview Experience
        Initially only 1 round of interview was happening but then they started taking two interviews. Both were HR resume based interview. As my highlighted point was Operations Research, more questions were asked from that area. Certain puzzles were asked. Basically it was not a stress interview.

        No case studies were asked. Seeing my interest in OR I was asked to create a model and then asked to solve it. I created the vehicle routing model. Some puzzles were asked.
        Interview Tips
        I knew about the company and when they asked me how I could contribute I answered it well. Apart from that my projects in OR and my answers were helped me get selected.
        Skills

        Skills Tested

          Resources

          Preparation materials

          Books
          • How would you move mount fuzi,
          • 40 puzzles in mathematical probability and statistics,
          Videos
          • Victor cheng videos,
          General Tips
          2nd year students - Concentrate on your CGPA

          Pre Final years: Make a story out of your life. Don't mug it but have the bullet points Be genuine, do not make up stuff.

          I started preparing from October 2nd week.

          Starting earlier definitely helps
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          Flipkart Get interview

          3.6k views
          VAMSHI VUTLA FresherSelected
          Application
          I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Kharagpur for Get role at Flipkart
          Interview Process
          Test Group Discussion Technical Interview HR Interview Case Study Interview
          Round 1

          Test

          Duration
          60 Minutes
          No. of Questions
          60 questions
          Test Sections
          • Section 1: COCUBES TEST
          Interview Experience
          consists of 3 sections Quant - 20 questions Verbal - 20 questions Logical reasoning - 20 questions
          Interview Tips
          Speed and accuracy matters Questions are very simple. You need to solve as quickly as possible
          Round 2

          Group Discussion

          Duration
          10 Minutes
          Interview Experience
          TEAM OF 3 2 ARE SELECTED
          Interview Tips
          JUST MAKE SURE YOU TAKE THE SIDE IN WHICH YOU ARE CONFIDENT ABOUT. POINT SOME VALID ARGUMENTS
          Round 3

          Technical Interview

          Interview Questions
          • Question 1: TELL ME ABOUT YOURSELF
          Interview Experience
          IT WAS VERY SIMPLE. I HIGHLIGHTED THOSE POINTS WHICH I AM CONFIDENT ABOUT. AND THE ENTIRE INTERVIEW WAS FOCUSED ON THOSE MENTIONED POINTS
          Interview Tips
          THIS QUESTION GIVES A IDEA ABOUT YOU AND YOUR PROFILE. MAKE SURE IT MATCHES WITH THE COMPANY'S
          Round 4

          HR Interview

          Interview Questions
          • Question 1: WHY ANALYTICS? WHY YOU? ANYTHING UNIQUE IN YOU WHICH IS NOT AVAILABLE IN ANYONE ELSE?
          Interview Experience
          SIMPLE HR QUESTIONSJUST EXPRESSED WHAT CAME IN MY MIND AND HEART
          Interview Tips
          MAKE SURE YOU ARE CONFIDENT AND CLEAR
          Round 5

          Case Study Interview

          Interview Questions
          • Question 1: WHAT FACTORS YOU CONSIDER IN MARKING THE PRICE OF TELIVISION PRODUCT
          Interview Experience
          I MADE AN EXCELLENT APPROACH FOR WHICH THE INTERVIEWER WAS IMPRESSED
          Interview Tips
          JUST GO THROUGH VAULT'S GUIDE TO CASE INTERVIEWS MAKE SURE THAT YOU ARE CONFIDENT ABOUT THE FRAMEWORKS TO APPROACH A CASE INTERVIEW
          Skills

          Skills Tested

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            Flipkart Graduate trainee interview

            3.5k views
            Pratik ChaudhariFresherSelected
            Application
            I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Madras for Graduate trainee role at Flipkart
            Interview Process
            Resume Shortlist Test Group Discussion Interview
            Round 1

            Resume Shortlist

            Interview Experience
            Resume Shortlisted – 58-60. This time most probably resume shortlist was done based on CG though there was no cut-off.
            Round 2

            Test

            Test Sections
              Interview Experience
              Aptitude TestEnglish (basic 7th 8th grade)
              Quant (Normal difficulty level) easier than CAT
              Round 3

              Group Discussion

              Group Discussion Topic
              Piracy in Digital Media.
              Interview Experience
              30 secs to think and 8 minutes of GD. Everybody got a chance to speak. Those who didn’t speak the panelists pin pointed them and asked them to speak. 30 sec to conclude. Just 5-6 got eliminated in the whole process.
              Interview Tips
              Basic GD skills were tested.
              Round 4

              Interview

              Interview Experience
              Initially only 1 round of interview was happening but then they started taking two interviews. Both were HR resume based interview. As my highlighted point was Operations Research, more questions were asked from that area. Certain puzzles were asked. Basically it was not a stress interview.
              Skills

              Skills Tested

              Skill Tips
              I think my projects in OR helped. I knew about the company and when they asked me how I could contribute I answered it well. Apart from that my projects in OR and my answers were liked.
              Resources

              Preparation materials

              Books
              • Case In Point,
              • Puzzles: How would you move Mount Fuziu ( Book),
              • 40 puzzles in Mathematical Probability and Statisticsu201d,
              Videos
              • Victor Cheng videos,
              General Tips
              2nd year: Concentrate on CGPre final years: Make a story out of your life. Don’t mug it but have the bullet points. Be genuine do not make up stuff.
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              Flipkart Software development engineer interview

              3.6k views
              FresherSelected
              Application
              I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Madras for Software development engineer role at Flipkart
              Interview Process
              Test Group Discussion Other Interview Test Technical Interview
              Round 1

              Test

              Test Sections
                Interview Experience
                This was a CAT type test. This was for Flipkart GT.
                Round 2

                Group Discussion

                Interview Experience
                This was for Flipkart GT
                Interview Tips
                Performance in GD matters a lot. Abstract topics were given.
                Round 3

                Other Interview

                Interview Questions
                • Question 1: 1. Technical Round
                • Question 2: HR Round
                Interview Experience
                This was for Flipkart GT
                Round 4

                Test

                Test Sections
                  Interview Experience
                  An online programming test was conducted and then candidates were
                  shortlisted based on their performance. Shortlisted candidates had 3 or 4 rounds of technical interviews.
                  This round was for Flipkart SDE
                  Round 5

                  Technical Interview

                  Interview Experience
                  This was for Flipkart SDE
                  Skills

                  Skills Tested

                  • Communication Skills
                  • General e-commerce awareness
                  • Problem Solving
                  • Coding
                  Skill Tips
                  For SDE, Coding skills were tested, especially on Dynamic Programming.
                  General Tips
                  Most of the placement tests are CAT based. If you are interested about placements, make sure you prepare for CAT questions. During interview, employers look for your confidence and communication skills.
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                  Flipkart Graduate trainee interview

                  3.4k views
                  Simple KumarFresherSelected
                  Application
                  I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Madras for Graduate trainee role at Flipkart
                  Interview Process
                  Test Group Discussion Other Interview
                  Round 1

                  Test

                  Duration
                  60 Minutes
                  Test Sections
                    Interview Experience
                    General quant, verbal ( Questions like those in GRE and CAT), Reasoning, Logic, Brainteasers, They were fairly simple.
                    Round 2

                    Group Discussion

                    Duration
                    15-20 Minutes
                    Group Discussion Topic
                    Future of e-commerce in India.
                    Interview Tips
                    Depends on your resume. CG wasn't a criterion.
                    Round 3

                    Other Interview

                    Interview Questions
                    • Question 1: I want to expand the e-commerce market to rural areas. How do I go about it?
                    • Question 2: I want to sell TV sets in my market. How do I go about it?
                    • Question 3: You were an IPR head. When was your last meeting? What did you discuss?
                    Interview Experience
                    There were 2 rounds. Resume based. Checked authenticity. There were puzzles, guesstimates, Case study.
                    Interview Tips
                    Case Study (Very Imp) and in depth about any projects you have done.
                    Skills

                    Skills Tested

                    • Communication
                    • Professionalism
                    Skill Tips
                    Did some groundwork on the company about their current venture s( at the time, big billion day was around the corner), have some idea about the state of e-commerce in India. Concepts from Management minor proved to be useful. Build good resume. Should be able to talk at length on each of your POR's and what your role was.
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                    Flipkart Graduate trainee interview

                    3.4k views
                    FresherSelected
                    Application
                    I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Madras for Graduate trainee role at Flipkart
                    Interview Process
                    Test Group Discussion Interview Interview
                    Round 1

                    Test

                    Duration
                    90 Minutes
                    Test Sections
                    • Section 1: Quantitative Aptitude
                    • Section 2: English
                    Interview Experience
                    Results were out in 3 hours.
                    Round 2

                    Group Discussion

                    Interview Experience
                    This was an elimination round. Spoke 3 to 4 valid points.
                    Interview Tips
                    The test is the criterion for analytical companies. You’d need to be through with linear algebra or probability. CAT or JEE mathematics would help. Concentrate on Mathematics and English.
                    Round 3

                    Interview

                    Interview Questions
                    • Question 1: Questions based on Analytics
                    Interview Experience
                    In this round core competence was evaluated.
                    Interview Tips
                    How you project your interns and projects is important. Finance is thousands of lines of code and numbers. Analytics is taking decisions from that data. Think loudly during the interview, since the final answer might not matter much.
                    Round 4

                    Interview

                    Interview Experience
                    Basic HR questions were asked.
                    Interview Tips
                    They look at how well you know the business of Flipkart
                    Skills

                    Skills Tested

                    • Problem solving
                    • Analytical thinking
                    Skill Tips
                    Have your resume ready way before the company visits your campus.
                    Resources

                    Preparation materials

                    Books
                    • 5 years data of books,
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                    Flipkart Graduate trainee interview

                    3.3k views
                    Nikhil Alphonse V FresherSelected
                    Application
                    I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Madras for Graduate trainee role at Flipkart
                    Interview Process
                    Test Group Discussion HR Interview Stress Interview
                    Round 1

                    Test

                    Test Sections
                      Interview Experience
                      4 rounds of Online Tests.
                       Aptitude Test (CAT level) 60 minutes
                      Interview Tips
                      100 students were shortlisted from written test
                      Round 2

                      Group Discussion

                      Group Discussion Topic
                      “Future of E-commerce in India”.
                      Interview Experience
                      In GD there were 8 people in 1 group. Topic to be discussed was “Future of E-commerce in India”
                      Round 3

                      HR Interview

                      Interview Experience
                      Interview :
                      Two rounds of interview.
                       First Round :
                      Primarily HR, some industry specific questions and a few case questions.
                      Round 4

                      Stress Interview

                      Interview Experience
                      This Was the Second round: It was a stress interview, completely unrelated to the industry, but was focused on the interviewee’s future plans.
                      Interview Tips
                      Preparation :  Aptitude Preparation-CAT prep helps.  Have Knowledge about the company.  Prepare for Case studies.
                      Skills

                      Skills Tested

                        Motivation for applying
                        Flipkart is an e-commerce company founded in 2007 by Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal. It

                        is registered in Singapore and operates in India, where it is headquartered in Bangalore,

                        Karnataka
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