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Philips interview

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Application
I was interviewed on-campus for Philips
Interview Process
Test Technical Interview HR Interview
Round 1

Test

Duration
60 Minutes
Test Sections
  • Section 1: Written
Interview Experience
Aptitude test + Technical test = 20 + 40
It was easy. Basics on C, DS, electrical, electronics and aptitude.
Round 2

Technical Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: Write a code to find distance between two points without using data structures.
  • Question 2: Write the same by using data structures.
  • Question 3: Which is better and why?
  • Question 4: What will you do if you want to do some operation which involves rigorous mathematics?
  • Question 5: What is the disadvantage of using functions?
  • Question 6: What are different types of transducers?
Interview Experience
After question 6, he showed me an object and asked which type of transducer is used to measure its height . I answered optical transducer and he asked its principle. Then he asked - Any other transducers to measure its height?

You have a laptop which is heavy to carry, so you need a carry case which is (a.) simple to carry (b.) cheap (c.) light weight. How do you specify this to a vendor?
What are the features you expect out of that carry bag?
Interview Tips
Technical round was very general. He asked me only basics of c and ds.
Round 3

HR Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: Tell me about yourself.
  • Question 2: Family background.
  • Question 3: How analytical skills are useful?
  • Question 4: Whats your biggest achievement so far and why?
  • Question 5: When do you think that a job assigned to you is accomplished?
  • Question 6: What are your strengths and weaknesses. Give examples.
  • Question 7: "Somehow i got an opinion that you are not a team player" prove you are a team player...
  • Question 8: What do you expect from philips?
  • Question 9: How different sections(analitical,C&DS,electronics) of written exam validate a student? why each of those are required in life?
  • Question 10: Are you interested in higher studies? why?
Interview Experience
Apart from the mentioned questions, he gave me a paper and asked to make it into 6 equal parts.
General Tips
Try to do a project in the area of your interest and be thorough in that subject. Basics of C,DS and OS is a must for any ECE student and for most of the companies.bAll the best.
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Philips Technical leadership program interview

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Application
I was interviewed on-campus for Technical leadership program role at Philips
Interview Process
Test Group Discussion Interview
Round 1

Test

Duration
30 Minutes
Interview Experience
One written objective test focusing on quant.
Interview Tips
CAT preparation should suffice.
Round 2

Group Discussion

Group Discussion Topic
Doctor's role in designing healthcare equipment
Interview Experience
Participation and leading the group towards consensus.
Round 3

Interview

Interview Experience
Ansys experience, hands-on projects are plus pointsThere is no special HR round. "Why healthcare sector when there are 'better' opportunities elsewhere?" was the main question and there were a few follow up questions based on the answer.I told them that I was not bent on any job profile and hence I am open to try healthcare.And probably I can use my skills better in this job. He was impressed with my answers and went on describing the profile for 10 minutes.
Interview Tips
Be thorough with your projects and internships, your work, what you learnt, and what the deliverables were, etc.Core preparation will only take you through the tests only, After that its all about your projects, internships and HR.
Skills

Skills Tested

Skill Tips
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Resources

Preparation materials

Books
  • TIME books used in CAT preparation,
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Philips interview

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AnonymousFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus for Philips
Interview Process
Test Technical Interview HR Interview
Round 1

Test

Duration
120 Minutes
Test Sections
  • Section 1: Written
Interview Experience
Aptitude Test + Quantitative + Technical = 60 + 20 + 40
Seperate questions for CSE & ECE. ECE paper had 3 sections -
general apti: sets,venn diagram, volume and other general analytic questions. 
C/C++ : Give the output of the following code, linked list questions, pointers. 
EEE section : Questions from core subjects of EEE, like power, motor, rectifier, JK flipflop
Interview Tips
No Negative marking, so attempt all.
Round 2

Technical Interview

Interview Experience
They asked us about our area of interest (best subject). I said microprocessors so they asked questions like: different types of microprocessor, various components inside a microprocessor. 
Then they asked about the industrial training/project and various questions related to it.
What are the advantages of linear devices?
Interview Tips
Must be very clear about your project as they ask many conceptual questions related to it.
If you are blank on any of the questions, please don't try and blind guess.
Round 3

HR Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: Do you know the meaning of your name?
  • Question 2: Name one thing that i can learn from you(your strength)?
Interview Experience
It was really short one(1-2 minute).
If you were to do a project, on what topic it would be? said - anything related to software or networking.
How will you make a team of six member for that project? said- 3 from ece and 3 from cse 
Reason? 
Do you prefer any male/female ratio for your team?
Resources

Preparation materials

Books
  • R.S.Agarwal,
General Tips
Just check which profile they are coming for and prepare accordingly. Prepare the apti from R.S.Agarwal and for technical if lucky they would ask from your favorite subject (so choose the subject according to the profile)
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Philips interview

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AnonymousFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus for Philips
Interview Process
Test Technical Interview HR Interview
Round 1

Test

Duration
120 Minutes
Test Sections
  • Section 1: Written
Interview Experience
Aptitude Test + Quantitative + Technical = 60 + 20+ 40
In analytical, the questions were not so difficult and the time they provided was sufficient to do all the 15 questions. 
In technical, in one section they tried to test our c programming skills and data structures. In other section of technical they tested our basic electronics and little bit of electrical.
Round 2

Technical Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: What are your favourite subjects in both computers and core ?
Interview Experience
My technical interview lasted for about 15 to 20 minutes. They asked me two or three questions from OS,Two questions from DSP, two questions from MWE, Then they started asking questions on 3D geometry and one or two questions from C programming. The panel is of single person.
Interview Tips
The technical round was good they tried to test our hold on all the core subjects and this is the only interview where I could find some good questions on subjects related to ECE.
Round 3

HR Interview

Interview Experience
It lasted for about 5 to 10 mins. They just tried to make out my confidence level through the questions they asked. The panel was of 2 people.
Interview Tips
HR round was something different they tried to test my confidence levels by asking me questions on practical things.
General Tips
Even the post they offer you is something related to software engineering. Don't forget to brush up your core basics. And once you get through the technical round, be confident. Don't try to bluff the panel.

All the best !
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Philips Technical leadership program interview

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AnonymousFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus for Technical leadership program role at Philips
Interview Process
Test Group Discussion Interview
Round 1

Test

Round 2

Group Discussion

Round 3

Interview

Interview Experience
There was one round Technical cum HR interview.
A.For Technical: The subject knowledge and skills tested are: 1.Ansys Fundas . 2.Hands on project. B.For HR. "why healthcare sector when there are better apportunities elsewhere"? was the main question and there were some follow up questions based on my answer.
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Philips Technical leadership program interview

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AnonymousFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus for Technical leadership program role at Philips
Interview Process
Group Discussion Interview Interview
Round 1

Group Discussion

Duration
20 Minutes
Group Discussion Topic
Rolling stone doesn't gather mass
Interview Experience
They look for how you react in a team.whether you give chance to other ,your calmness,ability to conclude,ability to work in the team.
Round 2

Interview

Interview Experience
They tested whatever you used during your intern and some basic engineering concepts.
Round 3

Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: what are your plans for the future?
Interview Tips
Prepare general questions like introduce yourself,explain your interns and projects,explain your goal.
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Philips interview

4.1k views
AnonymousFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus for Philips
Interview Process
Test Technical Interview HR Interview
Round 1

Test

Duration
60 Minutes
Test Sections
  • Section 1: Written
Interview Experience
Aptitude test + Technical Test (30 minutes each)
The test consisted of quant, reasoning and technical questions. Speed is an important factor when it comes to solving quant questions. Whereas, you need to revise your concepts right from 2nd year for the technical round. Technical consisted of both cse and eee subjects.
Round 2

Technical Interview

Interview Experience
It went for about 45 mins. He asked me to write programs related to strings and linked list and basic concepts of multi threaded systems and networking. After that he asked me the difference between speed regulators for ceiling fans used in day to day life and the primitive ones. He also asked me what electronic component would I use so that lights turn off on their own as soon as the sun rises. There were a few more questions like that. I was asked to give practical examples where networking protocols are used apart from the internet. He asked in detail about my project.
Interview Tips
The technical round was tough and was mostly application based.
Round 3

HR Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: What are your personal and professional goals ?
  • Question 2: Where do you see yourself 5 years from now ?
  • Question 3: What is your greatest achievement in life ?
Interview Experience
This one was short and quick. They checked multitasking and attitude of the person.
Interview Tips
The entire process was simple and did not take too long. The panel looked tough at the start but they were very patient and supportive. The HR round was easy to handle.
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