Component Design Engineer

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Intel component design engineer interview

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Win VineethFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Madras for Component Design Engineer role at Intel
Interview Process
Test Technical Interview Technical + HR Interview HR Interview
Round 1

Test

No. of Questions
20 questions
Test Sections
  • Section 1: Aptitude
Interview Experience
Toooo easy aptitude test, questions straight from Indiabix.com. 91 people were shortlisted to the interviews.
Interview Tips
Just practice a few on Indiabix.com I would say, not even required to prepare.
Round 2

Technical Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: Questions on digital systems.
  • Question 2: 9 coins, one heavy. how many tries?
  • Question 3: Represent gates using arithmetic operations
Interview Experience
Once again, very easy. Just very very basic. Maximum, you need Digital IC Design course.
Interview Tips
No tips, keep your calm and think.
Round 3

Technical + HR Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: BTech Project Based
Interview Experience
Completely based on my B.Tech Project. They were a specific product development team looking for candidates for their team.
Interview Tips
Just try to match their needs by relating everything on your resume to them.
Round 4

HR Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: Why Intel?
  • Question 2: Any other company interested in?
  • Question 3: My extra-curricular activities
Interview Experience
Just random questions about you and your activities.
Interview Tips
Nothing much from my side to offer here. 29 people got the offer. I was the only one who got it and rejected.
Skills

Skills Tested

  • Digital Systems
  • Puzzle Solving Capability
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Intel component design engineer interview

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Mohammed Ajmal CFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Madras for Component Design Engineer role at Intel
Interview Process
Test Technical Interview HR Interview
Round 1

Test

Test Sections
  • Section 1: Objective- Aptitude+Electronics+C
Interview Experience
It was outsourced to some online venture.. Test was quite tough.. 
Interview Tips
A good grasp on aptitude questions will help immensely.. There are many common aptitude questions which will be asked in most exams.. study them well.. be good with probability, permutations and combinations.. Should know the basic electronic circuits, KCL, KVL etc thoroughly..
Round 2

Technical Interview

Interview Questions
    Interview Experience
    Technical Interview went well.. They asked only simple basic questions!
    Interview Tips
    Study the following courses well- Digital systems, Digital IC Design, Computer architecture..Knowledge on steps of VLSI design flow and latest technologies will give you an extra edge in the interview 
    Round 3

    HR Interview

    Interview Questions
      Interview Experience
      there were two rounds! Asked some convention HR questions. Also based on resume..
      Interview Tips
      Be ready with answers to conventional HR questions like "Why do you want to join Intel?" , "Why should we hire you" etc. Make sure that your answers will let them know that you have done a good background study on the company(you SHOULD do that in advance!).. Be ready to explain each and every point in resume. Many time they were looking for non conventional answers.. Good preparation in advance helped me a lot!
      Resources

      Preparation materials

      Books
      • Digital design by Morris Mano,
      • Weste and Harris,
      • Rabaey,
      • William Stallings- Computer architecture,
      • Data structures and Algorithms- Cormen,
      Courses
      • Testable Design,
      • Digital System Testing,
      • Digital IC Design,
      • Advanced Topics in VLSI,
      • Advanced CMOS devices and Technology,
      General Tips
      Be prepared.. In an interview what matters most is preparation not CGPA!
      Motivation for applying
      Its the best in the world!
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      Intel Corporation component design engineer interview

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      Sukalp MishraFresherSelected
      Application
      I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Madras for Component Design Engineer role at Intel Corporation
      Interview Process
      Technical Interview
      Round 1

      Technical Interview

      Interview Questions
      • Question 1: A given black box was given out of which two input signals a clock and one output signal was coming out .. the waveforms of all the signals were displayed. Write a verilog code to synthesize this circuit.
      Interview Experience
      Upon inspection of the inputs and the clock signals i found out that it was a fsm machine and then i had to write state diagram with two inputs and two states along with dont care states also.there were three always blocks in the verilog code.
      Interview Tips
      dotn give up easily ..even if you don't get keep suggesting,the interviewer will help you in the process
      Skills

      Skills Tested

      • Verilog Skills
      • MOS
      • FINITe state machines
      • Digital Design
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      Intel Corporation component design engineer interview

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      Shubham GuptaFresherSelected
      Application
      I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Madras for Component Design Engineer role at Intel Corporation
      Interview Process
      Technical Interview Technical Interview Technical Interview
      Round 1

      Technical Interview

      Interview Questions
      • Question 1: Questions were from Domino Logic, Timing analysis (Setup and hold violation), pipelining and cross talk.
      Interview Tips
      Read Digital IC and Digital Systems and basic semiconductor devices.
      Round 2

      Technical Interview

      Interview Questions
      • Question 1: Questions were from VLSI design flow, Timing analysis (Setup and hold violation)
      Interview Tips
      Read Timing analysis properly, VLSI design flow (Read each level of abstraction in VLSI properly).
      Round 3

      Technical Interview

      Interview Questions
      • Question 1: Questions were from basic combinational circuits , physical design questions ( based on speed improvement, low power consumption, area), Stick diagrams.
      Interview Tips
      Read Digital IC and Digital Systems and basic semiconductor devices.
      Skills

      Skills Tested

      • Digital Circuits
      • Setup And Hold Times Issues
      • Semiconductor
      • Digital IC Design
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      Intel component design engineer interview

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      Zaid Syed Makandar MahammedFresherSelected
      Application
      I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Madras for Component Design Engineer role at Intel
      Interview Process
      Test Technical Interview HR Interview
      Round 1

      Test

      No. of Questions
      25 questions
      Interview Experience
      Aptitude only just a formality selected based on resume they wanted all guys who did VLSI mtech
      Round 2

      Technical Interview

      Interview Questions
      • Question 1: Questions from weste harris
      Interview Experience
      Questions about setup time one small piece of verilog code verification etc
      Round 3

      HR Interview

      Interview Questions
      • Question 1: Why not? Why you? Why Mtech ? Why IITM
      Interview Experience
      It was splendid
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      Intel component design engineer interview

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      AnonymousFresherSelected
      Application
      I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Kanpur for Component Design Engineer role at Intel
      Interview Process
      technical interview TECHNICAL INTERVIEW HR Interview
      Round 1

      technical interview

      Interview Experience
      In the first round they started with basic question like “Tell me about yourself?” . The entire technical questions were basic from the two books I suggested above. He asked me about 4-5 questions related to my M.Tech thesis work. The interviews went only for 20-25 min.
      Round 2

      TECHNICAL INTERVIEW

      Interview Experience
      The second round was also based on basic and about 20-30 min.Third round was about 40-45 min in which all the question were based on resume. He asked me on every point which I have mentioned in my resume. He also asked to write algorithm related some basic puzzles.
      Round 3

      HR Interview

      Interview Questions
        Interview Experience
        I was asked basic HR questions.
        Skills

        Skills Tested

          Resources

          Preparation materials

          Books
          • Arun Sharma Quantitative Aptitude,
          • Design of Analog CMOS integrated circuit by B. Razavi,
          • Digital Integrated circuit by Jan M. Rabaey,
          General Tips
          Final Tips :

          1. Resume plays the most important role in the selection. Make sure that you prepare well for the points you are writing in your resume.

          2. Identify the companies you want to target. Be pragmatic in your choice and prepare accordingly.

          3. For the aptitude problems form a group of people who are targeting same or relevant companies and discuss various problems. It will help you in understanding concepts/problems in less time.



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          Intel component design engineer interview

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          AnonymousFresherSelected
          Application
          I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Madras for Component Design Engineer role at Intel
          Interview Process
          Test Technical Interview Technical Interview
          Round 1

          Test

          No. of Questions
          25 questions
          Test Sections
          • Section 1: Aptitude
          Interview Experience
          Questions were asked from number theory-remainders, permutation and combinations, probability, ratio, compound interest, partnership ,etc .
          Interview Tips
          Most questions were doable. Practicing aptitude questions will be sufficient.
          Round 2

          Technical Interview

          Interview Questions
          • Question 1: Questions based on resume and projects
          Interview Experience
          They asked me to explain my course project and other projects in detail. Then they asked everything
          Interview Tips
          Prepare whatever you have put in the resume.
          Round 3

          Technical Interview

          Interview Questions
          • Question 1: Questions on Verilog , timing analysis, course project based on Verilog, questions from the courses which I took
          Interview Experience
          Firstly, they asked me to explain my DSP Embedded course project in detail. Then they asked series of follow-up questions. Then they gave two i/p waveforms, one o/p waveform and a clock signal, and asked me to write Verilog code for the output signal. Then they asked questions from the courses which I took.
          Interview Tips
          Prepare Verilog, digital ic design and projects well.
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          Intel component design engineer interview

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          AnonymousFresherSelected
          Application
          I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Madras for Component Design Engineer role at Intel
          Interview Process
          Interview Interview
          Round 1

          Interview

          Interview Questions
          • Question 1: NAND, NOR structures and their sizing and how they would vary depending on loads
          • Question 2: Timing analysis questions
          • Question 3: Design flow for a chip development
          • Question 4: Questions on timings. delay in digital circuits
          • Question 5: Where energy is consumed in transistors?
          Interview Experience
          Questions were like: What is HOLD and SETup time? Which is more important? How to solve the hold and set up time faults? Questions from chip development were from starting of Specs till it comes out of Fibs. Front end and back-end design, design cycle, timing closure.etc. Tech interv.iew concentrated on stuff from Rabaey's digital book. To be specific, they asked about sizing of NMOS & PMOS in CMOS logic, parasitic caps in wires,basics of VLSI design flow, synthesis.
          Round 2

          Interview

          Interview Questions
          • Question 1: Based on given situation
          Interview Experience
          They asked normal HR questions and in ethics they gave some cases like the one thatfollows:'Your friend' is working in a rival company and he forgets some important data in your room that can benefit your company. Would you go ahead and use those data?
          Skills

          Skills Tested

          • Tech Fundaeu00b7s
          • General Knowledge
          • Proper knowledge of work done in Internships
          Skill Tips
          Good CGPA is a must.
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          Intel component design engineer interview

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          AnonymousFresherSelected
          Application
          I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Madras for Component Design Engineer role at Intel
          Interview Process
          Resume Shortlist Technical Interview Technical Interview
          Round 1

          Resume Shortlist

          Interview Experience
          Mostly all with cgpa above 7 got shortlisted
          Round 2

          Technical Interview

          Interview Experience
          They asked some basic digital design questions, like flip-flip, latch-latch timing analysis, NAND NOR cmos structure, electromigration, cross-talk, Domino logic, Dynamic logic.
          Interview Tips
          Study material: Digital IC design, Digital systems.
          Round 3

          Technical Interview

          Interview Experience
          They asked questions from the resume- about the courses, projects and stuff.
          Interview Tips
          Study about your projects properly you should know what you have done in that project.
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          Titan Industries component design engineer internship interview

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          Anoop KFresherSelected
          Application
          I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Madras for Component Design Engineer role at Titan Industries
          Interview Process
          Resume Shortlist Technical Interview
          Round 1

          Resume Shortlist

          Interview Experience
          Based on Projects and CGPA
          Round 2

          Technical Interview

          Interview Questions
          • Question 1: They asked about Projects I did
          Interview Experience
          It was quite direct. I explained what I did in the project
          Skills

          Skills Tested

          • Understanding Ability
          • Understanding Of Problem
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