INFOSYS Interview Experience - Visakhapatnam, September 26, 2015
I attended INFOSYS interview on 26th, 28th sept which was conducted at our college, ANITS.
On 26th, sept they gave us a pre placement talk started at 9:30AM.
After that, we had an online test having 3 sections:
1. Test-Section I/Arithmetic Reasoning and Analytical Thinking - 25 minutes - 15 questions.
- Data interpretation - 5.
- Syllogisms - 5.
- Data sufficiency - 5.
2.Test-Section II/ Mathematical critical thinking and Logical reasoning - 35 minutes - 10 questions.
- Permutation and Combination - 2.
- Allegation or Mixture - 1
- Number series - 1.
- Crypt-arithmetic - 1.
- Puzzle-5(very tricky 1)
3. Test Section III/Test of communicative English - 35 minutes - 40 questions.
- Critical Reasoning/Theme Detection.
- Fill in the Blanks.
- Sentence Correction.
- Reading Comprehension.
Out of 466 students, 197 students got shortlisted for personal interview.
Next day(28th, sept) was the interview,
We had a total of 12 panels.
I was called into panel 1.
HR: Mr. Anish, please take your seat.
Me: Thank You sir.
HR: (looking at the resume)So, first we will start with the questions related to your resume and then move into technical part...
Me: Okay sir.
HR: Anish! Tell me something about yourself?
HR: So what are the projects you did till now.
HR: What is this HILIOS student chapter(as I mentioned about it in my resume)? What have you done in it?
Me: Explained about it.
HR: Then, What is your role in RSS?(as I mentioned about it in my resume)
Me: Explained about it.
HR: What is this NIIT Bhavishya Jyothi?(as I mentioned about it in my resume)
HR: Once again asked about my mini project and asked me to explain about it.
HR: So, what are the databases you are familiar with?
Me: Oracle 10g, as I used it in my mini project;
DB2, which I have learnt during my industrial training at IBM; and MySql.
HR: What is UBUNTU?(I mentioned it in my resume as operating systems that I worked on)
HR: What are the editors you have used in UBUNTU?
Me: vi editor, text editor
HR: What are the mobile operating systems you are familiar with?
Me: Explained about windows, ios and android.
HR: So, have you worked on any of these OS's?
Me: Yes sir! I have worked on android. I have learnt how to change the ROM, kernel of android devices from my friend and also learnt though youtube.
HR: Oh! That's really good. You youngsters must know them.
HR: Now, Coming to technical part...As you are an IT student, What is your fav subject?
Me: I have a basic knowledge on c,c++,DS,java.
HR: Apart from languages, What is your fav subject?
HR: Okay! Tell me about normalization?
HR: Explain the types of normal forms by taking your own DB tables and normalize them accordingly.(gave a paper to write on).
Me: Explained it using my own table upto 3NF.
Then he started asking questions related to normal forms, asked to write SQL queries;
also asked me about Joins.
As I know a little knowledge on Joins...I said about them. But not convinced.
Again I told something about it. He was partially convinced.
HR: What is the diff b/w UNION and JOIN?
But not convinced about join...and he explained it to me.
HR: What are the SDLC phases?
Again came back to HR questions...
- What do you know about INFOSYS?
- After joining INFOSYS, if the project manager asks you to work on weekends, what will you do?(told).
- Are you willing to relocate?(told).
- Any questions you would like to ask me?(I asked him about "how do you feel like coming to vizag and how you enjoyed these days staying in vizag? He said "Its a nice place to hangout...yeah! I liked it. Basically, I'm from vizag :P" LOL).
HR: Okay! All the best for your future. Thank You!
Me: Thank You Sir!
Results were announced, Out of 197 students, 147 were placed. I'm one among them.
Thank you. ALL THE BEST !
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