Infosys Interview Experience - St.Thomas' College of Eng & Tech, Kolkata, 12 & 13th September 2014
1 Online Aptitude Test[12th september 2014]- 3 sections [60 marks, 90 min].
A) Logical and Arithmetic Reasoning [data sufficiency- 5 ques, data interpretation-5ques, logical deduction- 5 ques, total 15 ques & time allotted 20 min].
B) Mathematical Critical Reasoning [time speed distance, coding-decoding, probability, Puzzles, series etc total 10 ques & time allotted 35 min].
C) Verbal ability [Error spotting, fill in the blanks, 2 reading comprehensions, Passage & conclusion, total 40 question, 35 min].
Suggestion- R.s Aggarwal Verbal/non verbal, any English grammar book with concepts of tenses, verbs, parallelism, subject verb agreement etc. Always try to attempt the passages at the end.
Paper was not so tough. There was sectional cut off.
250 appeared for the aptitude & 143 were shortlisted.
2. Technical/HR round [13th September 2014].
P.I was started at 9.30 am but I was called at 4.30 pm. It was a long process. I was nervous, couldn't answer fluently but I was confident & answered every question keeping a smile on my face & eye contact. They only check the confidence level and basic technical skills. Don't answer too much. They may ask some questions to confuse you. Don't be afraid, keep quiet and calm, they do not expect the correct answers of every questions from you.
I- May I come in sir?
Interviewer- Yes, please take your seat. [He was very friendly & was speaking in a soft voice].
I- Thank you sir. [always keep a little smile on your face].
Interviewer- Sayantan, are you tensed?
I- Yes sir, I am bit tensed as it is my first interview.
Interviewer- Okay, don't get tensed, feel free to talk with me.
I- okay sir.
Interviewer- So, you have been waiting for a long time. are you tired?
I- Yes sir, but not too much, but it's okay [said honestly & with a smile].
Interviewer- Had your lunch?
I- yes sir.
Interviewer-Sayantan, Why ECE to IT ?
I- told. [ECE deals with both h/w & s/w. I have interest in both. So I can manage myself in IT industries..bla blaa...]
Interviewer- Tell me something about new IT trends.
I- told about android development, Google glass etc.
Interviewer- How to develop a software?
I- told about software testing, debugging etc.
Interviewer- what is software testing?
I- told. [be prepared with some basic software questions]
Interviewer- Okay, write a C program which takes your name as input & remove the vowels from your name. Just tell me the logic.
I- Told it, using string concept & he was satisfied.
Interviewer- what is object oriented programming?
I- Told.[I answered all the questions confidently because it was one of my well prepared subjects]
Interviewer- Tell me about Object, encapsulation, abstraction etc.
I- Told everything.
Interviewer- Give me an example where you have worked under pressure?
I- Told that, in my 3rd semester I was suffering from jaundice & I was hospitalized for a month & when I got released it was only a week left for the final semester. I studied all the subjects within 7 days & finally managed to get a good score.
Interviewer - With this example what advice u can give to others? Give me a summary.
I - Said "to handle the pressure one needs to experience it, if one has the experience one can easily handle it"
Interviewer - okay, Do you have any questions for me?
I - Yes sir, I want to know about the training program.
Interviewer - Answered.
I - Sir, as I am from electronics, is there any scope to work at hardware sector in Infosys?
Interviewer- Answered.& said "okay, thank you Sayantan, you can go now."
I - Thank you sir.
Finally results were declared at 7.30 pm. 122 students out of 143 were selected & I was one of them.
Best of Luck.
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