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Philips interview

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Application
I was interviewed on-campus at NIT Warangal 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.
Skills

Skills Tested

    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 at IIT Madras for Technical leadership program role at Philips
    Interview Process
    Test Group Discussion Interview
    Round 1

    Test

    Duration
    30 Minutes
    Test Sections
      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 Questions
        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 at NIT Warangal 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 Questions
            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?
            Skills

            Skills Tested

              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 at NIT Warangal 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 Questions
                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.
                Skills

                Skills Tested

                  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 at IIT Madras for Technical leadership program role at Philips
                  Interview Process
                  Test Group Discussion Interview
                  Round 1

                  Test

                  Test Sections
                    Round 2

                    Group Discussion

                    Round 3

                    Interview

                    Interview Questions
                      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.
                      Skills

                      Skills Tested

                      • Ansys
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                      Philips Technical leadership program interview

                      2.8k views
                      AnonymousFresherSelected
                      Application
                      I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Madras 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 Questions
                        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.
                        Skills

                        Skills Tested

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                          Philips interview

                          2.9k views
                          AnonymousFresherSelected
                          Application
                          I was interviewed on-campus at NIT Warangal 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 Questions
                            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.
                            Skills

                            Skills Tested

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