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Rolls-Royce Engineer interview

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Application
I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Madras for Engineer role at Rolls-Royce
Interview Process
Resume Shortlist Test Activity Behavioural Interview Technical Interview
Round 1

Resume Shortlist

Interview Experience
We submitted our resume through online portal. Shortlist criteria is mostly CGPA.
Interview Tips
Keep good CGPA (above 8.5 out of 10).
Round 2

Test

No. of Questions
48 questions
Test Sections
  • Section 1: Technical (Mechanical)
  • Section 2: Data interpretation
Interview Experience
30 technical questions for 30 minutes. All questions are MCQ type. Technical test for thermal and design was common. Both theoretical and numerical questions were asked.

18 data interpretation questions for 20 minutes. 6 charts (graphs, tables, bar charts) were given. 18 statements were given. We have to identify which statement is related to which chart and using that data , identify statement is true or false.
Interview Tips
Technical Test was easy , but remember formulae for numerical. Questions were related to Thermal and Design. No manufacturing questions was asked.
Data interpretation was too easy. No need to prepare.
Round 3

Activity

Interview Experience
Every candidate was given a A2 size sheet and marker. In 20 min, you have to present any technical topic on sheet. You can write or draw.
Interview Tips
Be prepared for one technical topic and what specifics you have to write. Also last year (Batch before me) ,they asked to present yourself as product on sheet. Prepare for that also.
Round 4

Behavioural Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: Present the sheet you have drawn. Tell me about yourself and how you are important to us? What problems Rolls-Royce is facing? What changes will you make if you join Rolls-Royce? Who are the customers of Rolls-Royce? What is most difficult challenge you faced recently? and what you learned from that? Tell me one example where you solved conflict between two people. Tell me about Rolls-Royce.
Interview Experience
Two person will test your communication , presentation and behavioral skill in this interview. Presentation skill is checked by how you present the sheet. Also , a lot of company related questions will be asked.
Interview Tips
Present the sheet as your presenting a technical paper in conference. Keep detail information about Rolls-Royce.
Round 5

Technical Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: Tell me about yourself. What is difference between plane stress and plane stress condition? Draw S-N curve (High cycle and low cycle). How fracture is related to high and low cycle fatigue? What technical problem is our product?
Interview Experience
Technical Interview had 5 steps.
Step 1: General Technical questions
Step 2: Discussion about your technical work like projects.
Step 3: Give solution to Practical problem
Step 4: Take any topic from given topics and explain it.
Step 5: Technical discussion about Rolls-Royce engine technology
Interview Tips
Be prepared for tough interview. Study your projects deeply. Listen to practical problem and then answer. Keep updated about Rolls-Royce technology.
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Rolls-Royce Engineering graduate interview

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Application
I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Madras for Engineering graduate role at Rolls-Royce
Interview Process
Resume Shortlist Test Test Technical Interview HR Interview
Round 1

Resume Shortlist

Interview Experience
About 40 students are shortlisted from 160 applicants.
Round 2

Test

Test Sections
  • Section 1: Technical test
Interview Experience
Questions asked for Technical test:1) Finding the thrust of a an engine with given specifications2)Finding the efficiency of a Rankine/ Brayton cycle3) Given a truss structure with loads, and asking to find which elements were under tension which under compression?4) Some question on what kind of bearings to be used5) Some question on how to reduce the stress on a turbine blade- whether to increase the base dimensions or decrease it, something like that
Round 3

Test

Test Sections
  • Section 1: Written Communication test
Interview Experience
Questions asked were similar to the example given below-Situation:You are a member of the board of directors and have recently launched a new automobile design and it has become very popular. You are sure that if the design reaches the assembly line, you willhave demand for the next one year.But today your chief engineer comes toyou with a design flaw and says, if the vehicle moves with very high speed and has a head on collision with another vehicle, the fuel tank will dis integrate and come off with fuel leaking.CHOICES GIVEN :a) you can have a small fix, and limit the damage to vehicle moving with a very high velocity, having fuel tank filled more than 3/4th and having only head on collision. This will take a month.b) You can have the complete fix. This will take another 6 months and might change the look of the design

1. what are your first thoughts?2. What choices do you have?3. what are your actions
Round 4

Technical Interview

Interview Experience
Questions will be asked mostly to test your knowledge in topics of propulsion, materials.

Sample questions:1-How do you test the safety of particular product  2-Related to propulsion - shown a diagram engine and required to explain functioning of each part, hints will be abundant(difficult)  3-Stressconcentration and load distribution on a sheet with hole and also over a wing
Round 5

HR Interview

Interview Experience
Questions related to resume, team work capabilities and also regarding PORs taken.Sample question: Situations like conflict aroused in your team.Brief some situations where you have faced some critical situation and how you dealt with it and questions regarding projects and your internship were asked.
Skills

Skills Tested

Skill Tips
Preparation topics : Propulsion,Basic,Mechanical basicstuff related to bearings and tolerance,Product Design and General knowledge about Jet engines and their industries.
Resources

Preparation materials

Courses
  • DDP-Machine learning control for combustion instability,
  • Strength of Materials,
  • Propulsion,Basic,
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Rolls-Royce Engineering graduate interview

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AnonymousFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus for Engineering graduate role at Rolls-Royce
Interview Process
Test Test Test Technical Interview Behavioural Interview
Round 1

Test

Test Sections
  • Section 1: Technical Test (After Resume shortlisting - CG criteria)
Interview Experience
Questions from basic strength of materials and structures.
1. Normal stress on a cube (Force was given on 1 face)
2. Does natural frequency depend on boundary condition?
3. What is true air speed?
4. Plate with hole- stress distribution formula.
5. Difference between true and engineering stress/strain
6. Area under stress-strain curve.
Interview Tips
The questions are very basic, no lengthy calculations required.
Round 2

Test

Test Sections
  • Section 1: Test 2
Interview Experience
1 situation is given and your are give 30 minutes to write your response for that situation. Eg. A new design gets very famous but it has some flaw. You as a manager have 2 options - temporary fix and launch the vehicle as per schedule or second proper solution that would delay the launch by 6 months and would also alter the design.
what would you do and why?
Round 3

Test

Duration
12 minutes Minutes
No. of Questions
37 questions questions
Test Sections
  • Section 1: Data Interpretation
Interview Experience
There were 7 different graphs and 37 questions at the end of those graphs. Questions are very simple and can be answered from looking at the graphs, calculations (if any) are limited to basic percentage increase/ decrease. (Speed required)
Round 4

Technical Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: Stress on plate with hole, Grid generation on a random structure with holes, type of bearings to be used under different conditions, identification of different components of an engine, interpretation of a stress measurement graph obtained from experimental analysis and its comparison with the actual graph.
Interview Experience
Numerous hints are given in case you are not able to answer. Questions are mostly conceptual.
Round 5

Behavioural Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: 30 minutes are given to prepare a paper based presentation where you have to mention what skills you have that make you fit for Rolls-Royce
Interview Experience
The presentation is very peace, questions are asked mostly from what you mention in your presentation. Be prepared to back-up all the skills you mention with good examples. The interviewers were friendly and the overall experience was very good.
Interview Tips
Do not make up stuff! Try to keep it simple.
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Rolls-Royce Engineer interview

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AnonymousFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus for Engineer role at Rolls-Royce
Interview Process
Test Technical Interview HR Interview
Round 1

Test

No. of Questions
30 questions
Test Sections
  • Section 1: Technical
  • Section 2: General statistics
Interview Experience
Time was more than sufficient. Most of the questions were conceptual and very easy without major calculations.
Interview Tips
Subjects:
Heat and mass transfer, Gas turbine engine, Design of machine elements, strength of material etc.
Round 2

Technical Interview

Interview Experience
The interview was divided into 5 steps.
(i) Introduction considering your resume.(i.e. your projects, achievements, field of interest, motivation etc.)
(ii) Logical understanding: Various statistical graphs (e.g. normal distribution curve) were given. I was given a design failure problem related to it. Using graph I had to show a probable solution region in the graph.
(iii) Picture understanding: I was shown a picture and had to identify the system.(It was a front propeller system of conventional aircraft. It was containing a propeller, gear box, blade angle shifting mechanism, its lubrication system, various valves etc.)
(iv) Few topics (around 10) were written on a paper. I had to choose one topic and had to explain it in detail with examples.(one of the topic: Design optimization)
(v) Chit-chat: They will ask you about their company. You can also ask your doubts.(So be prepared with at least 2-3 questions which you can ask them.)
Interview Tips
Your course projects, BTP & MTP carries a HUUUUUGE weight. Try to attach each project with a motivation behind their execution. They don't consider depth of research but they do like it if you have a proper reason behind selecting it. and most important of all Keep your head cool.
Round 3

HR Interview

Interview Experience
I introduced myself. Then they asked few common HR questions. One of the guy from interview panel got more excited about one of my project. So he kept asking questions related to it. I answered all of them.
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Rolls-Royce Engineering graduate interview

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Application
I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Madras for Engineering graduate role at Rolls-Royce
Interview Process
Problem Statement Technical Interview Written communication skills test
Round 1

Problem Statement

Interview Tips
Has to interact with related professors of the topic of interest to work on that subject.start interacting from 8th sem with profs and to start research..
Round 2

Technical Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: Finding the thrust of a an engine with given specifications
  • Question 2: Finding the efficiency of a Rankine/ Brayton cycle
  • Question 3: Given a truss structure with loads, and asking to find which elements were under tension which under compression?
  • Question 4: Some question on what kind of bearings to be used
  • Question 5: Some question on how to reduce the stress on a turbine blade- whether to increase the base dimensions or decrease it, something like that
Round 3

Written communication skills test

Interview Experience
You are a member of the board of directors and have recently launched a new automobile design and it has become very popular. You are sure that if the design reaches the assembly line, you will have demand for the next one year.But today your chief engineer comes to you with a design flaw and says, if the vehicle moves with very high speed and has a head on collision with another vehicle, the fuel tank will disintegrate and come off with fuel leaking.CHOICES GIVEN :a) you can have a small fix, and limit the damage to vehicle moving with a very high velocity, having fuel tank filled more than 3/4th and having only head on collision. This will take a month.b) You can have the complete fix. This will take another 6 months and might change the look of the design
1. what are your first thoughts?2. What choices do you have?3. what are your actions
Skills

Skills Tested

Skill Tips
Preparation topics 1) Propulsion2) Basic Strength ofMaterials3) Mechanical basic stuff related to bearings and tolerance 4) Product Design5) General knowledge about Jet engines and their industries.
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Rolls-Royce System engineer interview

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AnonymousFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus for System engineer role at Rolls-Royce
Interview Process
Resume Shortlist Test Test Problem Statement Technical Interview HR Interview
Round 1

Resume Shortlist

Interview Experience
shortlisting of resumes
Interview Tips
job experience is an advantage, I hope.
Round 2

Test

No. of Questions
30 questions
Test Sections
  • Section 1: Technical
Interview Experience
thermal, design questions...need to know basic knowledge
Round 3

Test

No. of Questions
30 questions
Test Sections
  • Section 1: Data Interpretation
Interview Experience
Quick interpretation of relevant data from a pool of data
Round 4

Problem Statement

Interview Experience
You'll be given a A3 sheet and a marker pen. Then you will be asked to write your qualities to market yourselves. They'll test everything in you. So be careful about choosing your qualities to present.
Round 5

Technical Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: they asked about my experience
  • Question 2: Gave a diagram and asked to identify a specific part of engine
  • Question 3: Asked about what I learned rather than what they wanted and they'll identify whether we have what they want. An excellent selection process!!
Interview Experience
I did pretty well, highlighted my job experience. It all depends on what you present to them and how you impress them with that. Be careful, you should sell them what they want.
Round 6

HR Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: Strength and weakness,
  • Question 2: Introduction
Interview Experience
A thorough examination of one's personality. Please disguise your strength as weakness and sell.
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Rolls-Royce Engineering graduate interview

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FresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Madras for Engineering graduate role at Rolls-Royce
Interview Process
Resume Shortlist Test Technical Interview HR Interview
Round 1

Resume Shortlist

Interview Experience
About 40 students were shortlisted from 160 applicants and this was based on cutoffs for CGPA(10th & 12th Exam).
Round 2

Test

Test Sections
  • Section 1: Comprehensive
  • Section 2: Technical
  • Section 3: Final Test
Interview Experience
Comprehensive Test was of about 20 minutes questions consisting of a situation to be managed. Technical round had Completely
MCQ’s on topics like propulsion and materials and the final test was on data interpretation with a set of 60 questions.
Round 3

Technical Interview

Interview Experience
Questions
were asked mostly to test your knowledge in topics of propulsion, materials and related
to your projects worked in institute and finally on some data interpretation.
Round 4

HR Interview

Interview Experience
Questions
related to  resume, team work
capabilities and also regarding PORs taken were asked and a  situation was given and we had to explain how we deal with it.
Skills

Skills Tested

Skill Tips
Preparation topics for ROLLSROYCE are-Propulsion,Basic Strength of Materials,Mechanical basic stuff related to bearings and tolerance,Product Design and General knowledge<br /> about Jet engines and their industries. Having extra credentials like being a head of a club or core which shows leadership and team managing skill will help.
Resources

Preparation materials

Courses
  • DDP,
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Rolls-Royce Engineering graduate interview

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FresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Madras for Engineering graduate role at Rolls-Royce
Interview Process
Resume Shortlist Test Technical Interview HR Interview
Round 1

Resume Shortlist

Interview Experience
Initial short-listing was done based on the resume and it was followed by a test.
Round 2

Test

Duration
60 Minutes
Interview Experience
The test had questions focusing on Core topics :
Aerodynamics, propulsion, combustion, fluid mechanics, structures, manufacturing etc.
Interview Tips
Focus on core topics like combustion, fluid mechanics and aerodynamics.
Round 3

Technical Interview

Interview Experience
The technical round lasted 55 minutes.It had questions based on resume as well as problem tackling and
design related skills.
Interview Tips
Be thorough about the work you have done as a part of projects or as interns.
Round 4

HR Interview

Interview Experience
In the HR round the participants were asked to prepare a presentation selling themselves to the company and also an expansion on the resume.It was for a duration of 25 minutes.
Interview Tips
Prepare for the interviews by attending the mock sessions conducted by the institute.
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Rolls-Royce Graduate trainee interview

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Jaspreet SinghFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Kanpur for Graduate trainee role at Rolls-Royce
Interview Process
Test Technical Interview HR Interview
Round 1

Test

Duration
60 minutes Minutes
Round 2

Technical Interview

Round 3

HR Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: Prepare a PPT and sell yourself.
General Tips
Do’s :

- Study everything ranging from Maths, Solids to Design.

- Keep the interviewers engaged.



Don’ts :

- Bluffing about your abilities is a strict no, it at once kills your chances.

- Don’t try to abruptly reject a problem, at least try to solve it.

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Rolls-Royce Material Software Developer profile interview questions

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  • Question 1: 1) What do you know about Rolls-Royce?2) Have you ever faced any deployment issue e.g. you have solved an issue but it has reappeared. How did you tackle this situation?3) Why the main function is static and void?4) ACID properties - asked on Jan, 2017 in Bengaluru

Rolls-Royce Internship In Fuel, Oil and Heat Management Systems profile interview questions

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  • Question 1: Technical questions more on CFD, Oil tank, aerodynamics, solution for given problem, and about my projects. - asked on Dec, 2015 in Berl

Rolls-Royce Design Engineer-Rotatives profile interview questions

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  • Question 1: Explain the gas turbine various parts and functionalities from the cross section drawing. - asked on Dec, 2016 in Bengaluru
  • Question 2: Type of connection can be used to join 2 parts welding/bolting etc. - asked on Dec, 2016 in Bengaluru
  • Question 3: Free body diagram of compressor blade and material related questions - asked on Dec, 2016 in Bengaluru

Rolls-Royce Mechanical Design Engineer profile interview questions

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  • Question 1: Why do you want to join RR - asked in Bengaluru
  • Question 1: BMD and SFD for UDL , POINT LOADS FOR CANTILEVER AND SIMPLY SUPPORTED AS WELL AS INDETERMINATE BEAMS.Heat Treatment Processes and Bypass Ratio Concepts , Gas Turbines Basics. - asked on Jun, 2016 in Bengaluru

Rolls-Royce Design Engineer profile interview questions

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  • Question 1: What do you know about Rolls-Royce? - asked on Mar, 2016 in Bengaluru

Rolls-Royce Finance Associate profile interview questions

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  • Question 1: What do yoo know about us? - asked on Jan, 2016 in Bengaluru

Rolls-Royce Engineer profile interview questions

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  • Question 1: Questions related to team handling - asked on Jun, 2013 in Mumbai
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