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Citicorp it engineer internship interview

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Thejes KumarFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Madras for IT Engineer role at Citicorp
Interview Process
Test HR Interview
Round 1

Test

Duration
120 Minutes
Test Sections
  • Section 1: Programming
  • Section 2: Quant
  • Section 3: Logic & Reasoning
  • Section 4: English
  • Section 5: Coding
Interview Experience
The first one hour was an aptitude test consisting of MCQs based on 4 sections. The first section was programming related, consisting of questions related to binary trees, figuring out the output of a given pseudo code, completing a given pseudo code, finding the error in the given code, etc. The Quant section contained fairly simple questions but with very limited time. Lots of numerical calculations involved and use of calculator was not allowed. L&R section was again fairly straightforward but had many questions with limited time. English questions consisted of picking out the grammatically correct sentence, sentence sequencing, vocabulary (meaning of word/antonym of word, etc) and comprehension based questions. If you're preparing for CAT or other similar exams then this test will be simple for you.

The second hour of the test was the coding round. Two problem statements were given and we had to type out the code, compile it and run it. We had the option of C, C++ and Java. Full marks if the code ran successfully, zero otherwise. There were no in between marks for steps or incomplete codes, even if the logic was correct.
Interview Tips
You'll find online mock tests for CAT for Quant, L&R and English sections. Focus on speed and accuracy, the questions won't be tough but the time will be limited with lots of questions. For the coding section it should suffice if you've had sufficient experience with coding. Even if you haven't (as I didn't) you'll still be fine. For the novices I'd suggest focusing on famous algos such as trapezium pattern, etc.
Round 2

HR Interview

Interview Questions
    Interview Experience
    It was an extremely peaceful interview. There were 2 interviewers for my IT profile. I told them frankly that I didn't have much experience in coding, I had just done a course in my first year and an online course as well. I had a strong finance resume, so they asked me questions related to finance. I was able to answer them satisfactorily. It seemed more like a conversation rather than an interview, as if they were trying to figure out if I was a right fit for their company. Most of the time they were doing the talking and explaining about the IT role and what it involves, and asking me if that's what I was looking for. Almost all the questions they had for me were resume based.
    Interview Tips
    Be honest and upfront. Tell them what you think and most importantly why you're applying for the profile. The questions asked to me were: If you're offered a PPO after the internship will you accept it? ; This profile is not in line with what you've taken as your major, do you feel that you'll be wasting 4 years by suddenly switching your line? ; What problems do you think you'll face if you are to join Citi as a full time employee?

    These questions cannot be prepared for, you have to be honest in answering them. If you would have noticed their questions were leaning towards checking if I would be a right fit as their employee. Unlike other companies who hire 2 month interns just to get the maximum work out of them, Citi was hiring interns as possible employees and future leaders within the company, and their HR interview will be in this line as well.
    Skills

    Skills Tested

    • 1)communication
    • Conversation Skills
    • Programming
    • Coding Skills
    • Proficiency In English
    • Logical Reasoning
    • Quantitative Problems
    Resources

    Preparation materials

    Books
    • For English Have Practise With Vocabulary And Comprehension,
    • Any Aptitude And Reasoning Book,
    General Tips
    Practice speed and accuracy for solving aptitude questions. Be confident during the interview. They're looking for potential employees and their PPO offering rate is quite high, their questions will also be along the same lines.
    Motivation for applying
    Wanted back office experience and also exposure to coding/analytics in a banking company. Work given by them is generally challenging and fun.
    Funny Moments
    One of the questions asked in the interview was what I do in my free time. One of my answers was watching TV shows. They then proceeded to ask me what TV shows I watch and I mentioned Game of Thrones among my list (which was quite lenghty :p). Unsurprisingly, one of the interviewers was also a GoT fan and we spent quite a bit of time talking about the show and why neither of us hadn't read the books.
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    Citicorp it engineer internship interview

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    Anushree PeriasamiFresherSelected
    Application
    I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Madras for IT Engineer role at Citicorp
    Interview Process
    Test Behavioural Interview HR Interview
    Round 1

    Test

    No. of Questions
    1 questions
    Test Sections
    • Section 1: Objective Coding
    • Section 2: Quantitative
    • Section 3: Verbal reasoning
    • Section 4: Logical reasoning
    • Section 5: coding
    Interview Experience
    Overall easy. For the objective coding section, revise basic data structures like trees, pseudo codes. Quantitative, verbal and logic require speed. For the coding section practice coding. The questions were simple. Note, the test is an important stage in the shortlisting.
    Interview Tips
    Practice speed aptitude tests and coding.
    Round 2

    Behavioural Interview

    Interview Questions
      Interview Experience
      Tried to asses interest in coding, company fit. Asked one java question. Why citicorp? Discussed about the financial crisis. Interview is flexible and can cover a broad range of topics.
      Interview Tips
      Stay calm. If you can convince them if you are interested in a career in coding. Note, the profile is not completely IT based, it covers a broader umbrella, involves much more was what I was told. The prerequisite knowledge they expected too wasn't very high.
      Round 3

      HR Interview

      Interview Questions
        Interview Experience
        Spoke about myself, my hobbies, my interests. Very peaceful round. We also had a little chat about my favourite book.
        Interview Tips
        Stay calm ant try to be yourself and as honest as possible
        Skills

        Skills Tested

        • General Coding And Problem Solving
        Skill Tips
        Practice speed tests and coding on websites
        General Tips
        Citicorp was my fourth interview in the internship process. What i learnt collectively from this experience was to say calm, no matter what. Never approach an interview with an " I must get it " attitude. "Its not a big deal" works much better. This doesn't mean that you don't take preparation seriously but once you've prepared, don't care too much. Also prepare well, the biggest contributor to your confidence and satisfaction is the feeling of preparedness with which you attend the selection process
        Motivation for applying
        I was interested in non - core, finance, analytics and have basic coding skills. Citi is undoubtedly a reputed name.
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        PayPal it engineer internship interview

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        Subodh Kumar VishwakarmaFresherSelected
        Application
        I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Madras for IT Engineer role at PayPal
        Interview Process
        Resume Shortlist Test Technical Interview Technical Interview HR Interview
        Round 1

        Resume Shortlist

        Interview Experience
        Very easy! Just make a proper resume. Mention all your skills whether it be technical or something else.
        Interview Tips
        If mentioning any projects done, they are definitely going to ask you about it in the interview. Be prepared.
        Round 2

        Test

        Duration
        75 Minutes
        No. of Questions
        21 questions
        Test Sections
        • Section 1: Aptitude and Technical test
        Interview Experience
        Aptitude :
        Intermediate level
        Includes : Data interpretation, logical questions and finding output of C code
        Last 5 questions will be related to C programming

        Technical :
        Technical was also moderated level. It will be C++/Java coding. Only one question. I was asked to find the length of longest palindrome in a given string.
        Interview Tips
        Just try to do C programming related questions before because sometimes you may get stuck in some aptitude questions. If at all you get stuck, move ahead and come back later to that question.
        Round 3

        Technical Interview

        Interview Questions
          Interview Experience
          Questions asked were related to linked lists(singly/doubly), stacks, sorting, string manipulation etc.
          Interview Tips
          Just be calm. If you know, say yes. If you can try, say it. If you don't know at all, just admit it. It'll be fine.
          Round 4

          Technical Interview

          Interview Questions
            Interview Experience
            Similar to first technical interview.
            Round 5

            HR Interview

            Interview Questions
              Interview Experience
              Very easy
              They basically try to know your background. Speak it boldly with confidence. Be enthusiastic, this will make an impression on them. They might ask "Why PayPal?". Be ready with it.
              Skills

              Skills Tested

              • Way Of Answering
              • Communication Skills
              • C
              General Tips
              Just be calm in HR irrespective of your technicals (in case it doesn't go well).
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              Nokia Networks it engineer interview

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              TejaswiFresherSelected
              Application
              I was interviewed on-campus at KSIT Bangalore for IT Engineer role at Nokia Networks
              Interview Process
              Resume Shortlist Test Group Discussion Problem Statement
              Round 1

              Resume Shortlist

              Interview Experience
              I lost two tire one company interviews only because of resume. Doing some serious work on improving it did fetched me lot of interview.
              Interview Tips
              Resume is like advertising yourself, Presentation matters . before preparing your resume do some research on net, get views from known IT friends. It will be confusing at first you will get through it eventually. You should be confident on what ever you placing in your resume.
              Round 2

              Test

              Test Sections
                Interview Experience
                Will depend on companies
                Interview Tips
                Same as you prepare for other competitive exams like gate
                Round 3

                Group Discussion

                Interview Experience
                Failed in 1st few then I was confident.
                Interview Tips
                Things that matters1. Confident2. Be the first to start3. Stick to the topic, prefer either to support or against the topic4. Be revenant5. Never shout stay calm
                Round 4

                Problem Statement

                Interview Experience
                I never faced this type of interview
                Interview Tips
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                Round 5

                Skills

                Skills Tested

                • Adaptability
                • confidence
                • language
                • presence on mind
                • knowledge on respective degree
                Resources

                Preparation materials

                Courses
                • try to get oracle certified courses,
                General Tips
                Not clearing interviews doesn't mean end of life so chill take things as it comes but improvise.
                Motivation for applying
                Nothing like motivation
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                Sevenion it engineer internship interview

                1.6k views
                Krishna Chaitanya KaluvaFresherSelected
                Application
                I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Madras for IT Engineer role at Sevenion
                Interview Process
                Resume Shortlist Technical Interview
                Round 1

                Resume Shortlist

                Interview Experience
                The deadline for resume submission was reasonable and we are intimated through group by our internship coordinators in time.
                Round 2

                Technical Interview

                Interview Questions
                • Question 1: Questions about my depth of knowledge and the expertise i have in the field
                Interview Experience
                Its a telephonic interview and its reasonably god. I was informed well ahead and i was ready for that.
                Skills

                Skills Tested

                • PY
                • Jquery
                • Javascript
                • CSS
                • HTML
                Resources

                Preparation materials

                Courses
                • WEB DESIGN ,
                Motivation for applying
                I am interested in the areas of their project and was willing to pursue in depth knowledge in those areas
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                Entrayn Education Technologies it engineer internship interview

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                Abdul HafeezFresherSelected
                Application
                I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Madras for IT Engineer role at Entrayn Education Technologies
                Interview Process
                Resume Shortlist Technical Interview
                Round 1

                Resume Shortlist

                Interview Experience
                There was no resume shortlist for IT profile for this company, all were called for interview.
                Round 2

                Technical Interview

                Interview Questions
                • Question 1: Write a program for putting all zeroes in arrays , that contains both zeoroes and non zero numbers , to the last of the array.
                Interview Experience
                First interviewer had go through the resume and sasked about all things related to what all written in resume. Then he asked the above question.I solved it and explained it and run it on a testcase.
                Skills

                Skills Tested

                • Programming Skills In Any Language Like C
                • Data Structures
                • Algorithmic Approach To Problem Solving
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                Amazon it engineer internship interview

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                Suhas ChintalaFresherSelected
                Application
                I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Madras for IT Engineer role at Amazon
                Interview Process
                Test Technical Interview
                Round 1

                Test

                Duration
                120 Minutes
                No. of Questions
                22 questions
                Test Sections
                • Section 1: MCQs
                Interview Experience
                Topics were on OS, DBMS, OOPS, C Problems, etc
                Interview Tips
                A gen brush up on the above subjects is a plus
                Round 2

                Technical Interview

                Interview Questions
                  Interview Experience
                  Problems on graph algorithms, Sort-search algorithms were asked. The coding was to be done is C or c++.
                  About 2 rounds of Technical interviews were done
                  Interview Tips
                  DSA, Graph theory course stuff should get you through peacefully.
                  Skills

                  Skills Tested

                  • Basic C/C++
                  • Graph Theory
                  • Algorithms And Data Structures
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                  Purple Squirrel Eduventures it engineer internship interview

                  1.6k views
                  Satvik KishoreFresherSelected
                  Application
                  I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Madras for IT Engineer role at Purple Squirrel Eduventures
                  Interview Process
                  Test Technical Interview
                  Round 1

                  Test

                  Duration
                  60 Minutes
                  No. of Questions
                  3 questions
                  Test Sections
                  • Section 1: Technical
                  Interview Experience
                  Coding experience, basic algorithms, general coding languages used by HackerRank
                  Interview Tips
                  Be familiar with HackerRank, Question were easy
                  Round 2

                  Technical Interview

                  Interview Questions
                  • Question 1: Offer a better solution to the solution you had used in one of the test questions
                  • Question 2: 3 Moderately difficult Coding question requiring decent knowledge of data structures and algorithms
                  Skills

                  Skills Tested

                  • Coding Skills And Knowledge On Data Structures
                  Resources

                  Preparation materials

                  Courses
                  • Algorithms,
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                  Altisource it engineer internship interview

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                  Davuluri KomaldeepFresherSelected
                  Application
                  I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Madras for IT Engineer role at Altisource
                  Interview Process
                  Test Technical Interview HR Interview
                  Round 1

                  Test

                  Duration
                  12 Minutes
                  No. of Questions
                  60 questions
                  Test Sections
                  • Section 1: single choice questions
                  Interview Experience
                  Easy questions but had to solve very fast and leave lengthy ones
                  Interview Tips
                  Be quick at solving rather than good at solving
                  Round 2

                  Technical Interview

                  Interview Questions
                  • Question 1: coding questions
                  Interview Experience
                  Had a good round. Asked about classes, objects and basic programming related questions.
                  Interview Tips
                  Be thorough with basics
                  Round 3

                  HR Interview

                  Interview Questions
                  • Question 1: Personal questions
                  Interview Experience
                  Asked about family and life in general. Very peaceful
                  Skills

                  Skills Tested

                  • Object Oriented Programming (OOP) Basics
                  • Coding Skills
                  • Basic Coding
                  Resources

                  Preparation materials

                  Books
                  • Data Structure,
                  General Tips
                  Be cool and thorough with your basic programming skills.
                  Motivation for applying
                  It does a wide category of projects from image processing, data analytics, web development. etc. Can learn a lot.
                  Funny Moments
                  I asked the hr person what attire(clothes) should I wear during the internship. She laughed at the question.
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                  Wipro it engineer internship interview

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                  Vishal MohanFresherSelected
                  Application
                  I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Madras for IT Engineer role at Wipro
                  Interview Process
                  Test HR Interview HR Interview
                  Round 1

                  Test

                  Duration
                  80 Minutes
                  No. of Questions
                  41 questions
                  Test Sections
                  • Section 1: Aptitude test+English proficiency
                  • Section 2: Problem solving(Coding)
                  Round 2

                  HR Interview

                  Interview Questions
                  • Question 1: Tell me about yourself
                  Round 3

                  HR Interview

                  Interview Questions
                  • Question 1: What are your achievements?
                  Skills

                  Skills Tested

                  • Basic Coding
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