Executive Trainee Engineer

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TATA Power executive trainee engineer interview

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AnonymousFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus for Executive Trainee Engineer role at TATA Power
Interview Process
Test Group Discussion Technical Interview HR Interview
Round 1

Test

Duration
155 Minutes
No. of Questions
113 questions
Test Sections
  • Section 1: AMCAT PLATFORM- Verbal-25 Questions in 25 Mintues
  • Section 2: Quantitative Aptitude-25 Question in 35 Mintues
  • Section 3: Logical Reasoning-24 Question in 35 Mintues
  • Section 4: Electrical Domain-25 Questions in 30 Mintues
  • Section 5: Situational Judgement-14 Questions in 30 Mintues
Interview Experience
In Amcat you have 5 modules.For the preparation part RS agarwal would suffice for both quant and reasoning.But you must have some prior knowledge about how tackle these problems and a week would be enough.English part is pretty basic and there is very less to prepare for it.Overall If you have prepared for CAT or any campus placement written test you could easily score pretty well in Amcat. All the non-tech modules are very easy.Now coming to the Domain module they need to be taken seriously and to be prepared well.The question asked are of basic level of Electrical Engg. and you should know all the basics of your branch Electrical.
Electrical basics of all major subjects like Machines, Power system, Network theory, Control System and EMI.
Interview Tips
For quants. go through RS Aggarwal, be sure that you solve both the solved questions and unsolved, they will help a lot in amcat and placement interviews.
Go through indiabix.com/m4maths.com for data sufficiency and other type questions, there are abundant questions given there and good practice.
Max to max a serious week prep. is needed for AMCAT. But remember to go through your electrical basics of all major subjects like Machines, Power system, Network theory, Control System and EMI.
Round 2

Group Discussion

Interview Experience
In short, the GD panel was not testing whether you know the topic well, they were tested whether you are able to present your point of view in a logical manner, whether you are interested in understanding what others feel about the same subject and are able to conduct yourself with grace in a group situation.
Interview Tips
Read Newspaper.
Do public Speaking.
Do some Group discussions in your friends circle.
Speak relevant and logically so that it can convey to all.
Try to conclude very well.(Include all major points including yours that have been said by other people).
Round 3

Technical Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: Design distribution system for given peak load
  • Question 2: Transformer losses and its tests
  • Question 3: Final year and minor Project related Questions
  • Question 4: Parallel operation of Transformer
  • Question 5: Renewable Energy Sources
  • Question 6: Power system Protection
Interview Experience
There were 2 people in the interview jury. Technical Interview was around 35 Minutes. They framed questions from my resume ,asked in detail about my third year Projects and technical questions were asked from Machines and Power System.
Interview Tips
Interviewer can ask anything from your resume.About your summer internship, your minor and final year project.
They can ask "ANYTHING". So be thorough with your "Resume's Every Line and word", your Projects and Summer Internship.
As well as just go through all basics of major subjects like Machines, Power System, Network Theory.
Don't take pressure of interview, just assume you are sitting in a class viva.
Round 4

HR Interview

Interview Experience
It was a hr cum situation based interview, in which he give me some organisational situations(Team work situations). He also asked some ethical questions. He only testing whether the candidate is fit for job or not
Interview Tips
Your Extra curricular will gonna help you here :)
Take some time to understand the situation and then answer.
Be calm with your body language.
Skills

Skills Tested

Skill Tips
Be in touch with your seniors who already work in that company.
Resources

Preparation materials

Books
  • Any GATE Book And Previous Year Papers (For Test),
  • Basic Electrical Engineering By V.N.Mittal,
  • Power System Protection(Badri Ram),
  • Principles Of Power Systems- V.K. Mehta,
  • Machines By Nagrath And Kothari,
General Tips
Just believe in yourself :) :)

If you are getting rejections then don't frustrate. Don't give up as First attempt is learning.You will fail if you will stop trying

“It’s failure that gives you the proper perspective on success.”

- Ellen DeGeneres
Motivation for applying
TATA : the name itself
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Accenture executive trainee engineer interview

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Avi RajFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus at KIIT University for Executive Trainee Engineer role at Accenture
Interview Process
Test
Round 1

Test

Test Sections
  • Section 1: Aptitude
Interview Experience
If you are good with numbers or you are just give an effort to solve the puzzles, you are going to get into it. I had the same experience. Just went there and started with the aptitude paper and nearly 95% questions were solved. It's easy. Nothing to panic
Interview Tips
1.If you are busy, then also do take out time to solve aptitude
2. It's about speed, not accuracy
3. It's about "you practice more you get more favourable questions in your pocket".
Skills

Skills Tested

Skill Tips
If you are not a book worm, you are going to crack it. I bet. Nothing to lose hope if you are low pointer
Resources

Preparation materials

Books
  • For Aptitude Prepare QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE By R.S.Aggarwal,
General Tips
The basic is be calm, be normal. Don't take it as if it's an end. Like you know people used to think when they went to give IIT entrances.



Don't lose practicing questions daily.
Motivation for applying
My motive was just a simple one "I don't want to appear the guy with no job
Funny Moments
There were some moments. Like after the online test, results were announced after an hour. When it was being announced, I just slip out my name and i didn't hear. And after all the names were ended, i was like what just happened. I was sweating but one of my friend came and said "bhai congrats yaar, nikal liya tu". And i was "abe kab suna tu mera nam, dimag na kharab kar". Then he said to check my name and i was there in the list.
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Energo executive trainee engineer interview

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FresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Madras for Executive Trainee Engineer role at Energo
Interview Process
Test Interview Interview Group Discussion
Round 1

Test

Test Sections
  • Section 1: Short Answer Type Questions
  • Section 2: Multiple Choice
  • Section 3: Essay
Interview Experience
Sample Questions:
What is the difference between an engineer and a manager?

How will you deal with a manager who is less qualified than you are?

How will you deal when your approach is better than the manager's?
Round 2

Interview

Interview Experience
HR round mostly consisted of questions on your background, interests, abilities, personality etc.
Round 3

Interview

Interview Experience
Internships-based questions. questions based on resumes.
Round 4

Group Discussion

Interview Experience
Duration 15 minutes and 8 members.Panelists were looking for good listening skills, direction of the discussionMilitary, socio-economic, technology, growth rate, demographics and it's impact on economic productivity, food security are some of the common topics.
GD and aptitude test performance are given a lot of weight age in the selection process apart from being selection rounds.
General Tips
Have a firm group on basics, heat transfer in specific. 

Prior fundaes on psychometric tests may help.
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