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Power Grid Corporation of India assistant engineer interview

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Ashutosh KumarFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus at NIT Agartala for Assistant Engineer role at Power Grid Corporation of India
Interview Process
Resume Shortlist Technical + HR Interview
Round 1

Resume Shortlist

Interview Experience
The College had sent the marks details of students who had greater than 70% or equivalent marks in graduation also with secondary and higher secondary marks to the Company. Then they shortlisted 27 people out of 69 eligible students from the batch of total 84 students considering as per Indian reservation as it is a Govt. Company. 10-Gen, 7-OBC, 10-(SC+ST)
Interview Tips
Make sure your CGPA high. They shortlists very few students usually less than 15.
Round 2

Technical + HR Interview

Interview Experience
The Interview was of around 20 minutes. They started with asking about hobbies and activities first that I had mentioned in my CV. It made the environment cool and calm a bit. Make sure you have written the contents in your CV honestly. A small hide and seek can make you out of the race. Then they slowly moved towards core Electrical Engineering questions mostly from Power System. All were the basics and didn't need any rocket science. Viz
1. Why We transmit Power at High Voltages?
2. What is Surge Impedance Loading?
3. What is Corona loss? Why we send Power at High voltages even when it increases the Corona loss?
4. About Compensators of the line.
5. What are the advantages of single frequency of the grid throughout the country?
6. Buchholz relay?
After then they moved towards Internships and Projects. They asked about Indian Electricity market, Developments in Indian Electricity, No.of Grids in India, Open Access, Power Exchanges of India etc. that were my Internship topics at Power System Operation Corporation Limited(POSOCO). Then they asked some light Questions from my College Project like what are the benefits of this project. What are Global warming and the Carbon taxes.
They selected total 5 students out of 27 (2+2+1)
Interview Tips
Keep a Smile on the face. Speak anything that you are confident about else say I don't know about it. Don't be seems like you are in a dire need of this job or you beg for it. Go and show that you are deserving and earn it.
Skills

Skills Tested

  • Internship Experience
  • Internship Work
  • Project And Training
  • Leadership Skills
  • Honesty
  • Knowledge In Core Topics
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TCE assistant engineer interview

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Piyush RajFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Kanpur for Assistant Engineer role at TCE
Interview Process
Test Technical Interview HR Interview Other Interview
Round 1

Test

Duration
45 Minutes
No. of Questions
20+15 questions
Test Sections
  • Section 1: Core Part -20 questions
  • Section 2: Aptitude Part -15 questions
  • Section 3: Basic CAT-type questions
Interview Experience
All questions mainly on structural engineering. Questions were simple objective type and the level of the questions was simple - More based on the knowledge part than the problem solving part.
Technical Test had good conceptual questions and was basically on Structural Engineering-Steel and Concrete Design, Stresses and Materials.
Interview Tips
Aptitude Test was simply based on the CAT pattern and was relatively easy. Make sure you are prepared.
Round 2

Technical Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: Draw a Bending Moment diagram given a particular loading ?
  • Question 2: What are the provisions you check for, designing a beam/column according to the IS Codes?
  • Question 3: Codes and provisions in IS 456 and IS 800 ?
  • Question 4: What are the permissible stresses in concrete and steel as according to the IS codes ?
  • Question 5: What is the permissible values for deflection in a structure according to the IS provisions ?
  • Question 6: How do you go about in planning a house from the start till the end?
  • Question 7: Explain the BTP project and the main points.
  • Question 8: Difference between channel flow and pipe flow.
  • Question 9: Is gutter an example of the open channel flow or a closed pipe flow?
  • Question 10: Explain the distribution system in a town by drawing?
Round 3

HR Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: Tell us something about yourself.
  • Question 2: Why do you prefer TCE over other firms?
  • Question 3: Tell us about your activities in the Counseling service and E-Club ?
  • Question 4: What is your family background?
  • Question 5: What do you know about TCE?
Round 4

Other Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: Questions based on the resume.
Interview Experience
Many questions were asked on the projects I was involved.
Skills

Skills Tested

  • Structural Engineering
  • Strength of Materials
  • Concrete Design
Resources

Preparation materials

Courses
  • Design [CE 321 and CE 322],
  • Structures Analysis and Materials [CE 251] ,
General Tips
The test was more based on knowledge rather than problem solving. Go through Hibbeler once before going for the test.
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TCS assistant engineer interview

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FresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus at Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar for Assistant engineer role at TCS
Interview Process
Test Technical Interview HR Interview
Round 1

Test

No. of Questions
1 hour questions
Test Sections
  • Section 1: Aptitude
  • Section 2: Letter writing
Interview Experience
Aptitude test was of a good level. It testing the basic concepts and was quants based with a few questions on reasoning which were comparatively easy. Good practice is required since the cut off in ky round was over 20 que out of a total of 30 questions.

Letter writing is an easy task. Just make sure that you use all the words given in the question statement.
Interview Tips
Practice as much as you can!
Round 2

Technical Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: What is an ideal diode?. Draw its input output characteristic curve.
  • Question 2: Write a program for computing the factorial of a number using recursion
  • Question 3: List ten cellular operators in India.
  • Question 4: Draw the layers of OSI model.
  • Question 5: What is the function of session layer?
  • Question 6: Tell us something about zener diode
  • Question 7: Who is the chairman of ISRO?
  • Question 8: Why do you want to join TCS?
  • Question 9: Write a program to print first 10 natural numbers on the screen.
  • Question 10: What is an IP address?
  • Question 11: What is the full form of DRDO and NASA?
Interview Experience
This was quite long! Lasted for about 30 minutes! Questions were general and based on diodes, square wave rectifier. They as you about your favorite subject and the programming language you are comfortable with. It was not difficult. If one has a basic knowledge of your field then one can easy crack it.
Interview Tips
Stay calm and confident
Round 3

HR Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: Why do you want to join TCS?
  • Question 2: How will you be able to adjust yourself in the environment of the company?
Interview Experience
This interview was of very short duration and was quite simple.
Interview Tips
Stay calm and confident.
Skills

Skills Tested

  • Basic Concepts
  • Confidence
Resources

Preparation materials

Books
  • R.C. Aggarwal's book on quants,
  • Head First Java,
  • Let Us C : Yashwant Kanetkar,
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TCE assistant engineer interview

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Ketkar Mrunal SurendraFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Roorkee for Assistant Engineer role at TCE
Interview Process
Test Group Discussion
Round 1

Test

Duration
60 Minutes
No. of Questions
60 questions
Test Sections
  • Section 1: Aptitude test
  • Section 2: Core technical test
Interview Experience
Both went fair enough and i was happy that with out any tension i could make it out.
Interview Tips
Brush up regularly your technical and aptitude skills
Round 2

Group Discussion

Group Discussion Topic
Knowledge of desgining in strurctural design
Skills

Skills Tested

  • Technical skills
  • Aptitude Skills
General Tips
Make sure you are confident enough regarding your technical and aptitude skills and always maintain confidence in yourself
Motivation for applying
I am a self motivator
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