Cognizant Interview Experience - Tirupathi & 21st March 2014
By luck I cleared the written because verbal was a bit difficult for me.
I'm from cs/it branch.
TR: Introduce yourself?
Me: I had a several breaks while introducing my self.
He gave the time to be cool and comfortable to that environment.
I continuously spoke about 10 mins. He didn't ask any questions yet.
He just says carry on. Go. Continue.
I don't know what to tell, Immediately I jumped to my final year project.
TR: Why don't you mention it in your resume?
Me: Actually it is under progress.
TR: You have to mention it, ok carry on.
I explained with the help of pen and paper, with module wise and diagrams and Also comparing with the existing system about 20 mins.
TR: Why do you prefered this stream?
Me: Since my childhood I love to play the games and I want to design a game.
From that moment I want to become a game designer so I took this stream and I want a good platform to do it and waiting for the opportunity.
TR: He draw the snakes and ladder picture and asked me to write the code for 2 players?
Me: I just managed it with simple conditional statements and loops in C.
TR: Tell me about probability?
Me: Just managed it, not good.
TR: Tell me about pointers?
Me: I just managed it with what is what because I am weak on that side.
TR: Tell me about java and c++?
Me: This is the question I'm awaiting. I didn't gave the chance to him to question back me. It took 10 mins to cover all the concepts. And comparisons.
TR: What is OSI model?
Me: I explained in brief with no confidence.
TR: What is the difference between oracle 11g and 10i?
Me: I just gave a one word answer. He asked me the comparisons.
And I said I don't know sir, sorry.
He just speak a few areas that I need to improve.
TR: Be confident in whatever you are saying and improve your communication fluency.
You may leave. Thank you.
I'm not well confident in clearing.
May be my project saves me in clearing HR after 5 mins.
HR: Introduce yourself?
Me: I just speak about 3 mins and he again says yeah continue. Carry on.
I said that it sir, anonymously. Which had a negative impression on me.
HR: Tell me about your project?
Me: Thanks god, explained with more confidence about 15 mins.
HR: What is your favourite subject?
HR: I don't know about java, tell me about java?
Me: Ohhhh, I delivered it well about 20 minutes.
HR: Tell me about your family back ground?
HR: Tell me about your college life?
ME: I learned a lot from this college how to be with the people, how to mingle, how to enjoy because I am restricted to home from childhood.
HR: Are you relocatable?
Me: Yes, sir.
HR: Thank you, our HR will get back to you within 3 days, Have a nice day.
Me: Thank you sir, Have a great day. : -).
After one week I received a mail that I was selected.
On the whole it was the projects knowledge and how well are you going to explained it in all the panels whatever the branch it is.
First question is the project only.
Be prepared well with your project and cleared it well.
ALL THE VERY BEST. : -).
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