HCL TECHNOLOGIES PAPER & INTERVIEW - 07 JUL 2006 - KOLKATTA
I, Avik like to share my experience on HCL campuss recruitment held on 7th and 8th of July 2006 at KOLKATA.
There are 4 levels :
1. Aptitude Test (1 hr 30 min) : It contains 2 sections
a> 1st part 35 question:
Most of them are Logical reasoning, Coding, Data Interpretation, Percentage etc. It was not an easy one. But the easier problems are situated at last. So it is best to find from where to start.
b> 2nd part 20 question:
Some questions that came are-
i. what is backpatcher
ii. language extension done by
iii. full form of SCSI
iv. tracing output ( 2 to 3 question )
v. no of links in a fully connected network of n nodes
vi. mutual exclusion implementation strategy
vii. function to pointer vs pointer to function
viii. in a given C function, for which line an error will be generated. Etc
Correct Ans -> 1 marks; Wrong Ans -> -1 marks
2. Group Disscussion
As only 157 student have been selected for the next round, they said "OK students, next round -TECHNICAL"
3. Technical held in 1:1 ratio.
First I was asked to introduce myself, then -
- define data structure
- define array,q,stack,link list their properties
- quick sort with complexity
- Define O.S
- What happened when we press the power button of the computer.
- Difference between win 9X and win XP
- Define DBMS
- Diff keys
- Normalizations : Why and upto DKNF
- To write down an SQL queary
- He asked if I know Microprocessor, I said No .
- Full form of OSI.
- Different layers of OSI and their functions.
- TCP/IP vs OSI
- Nothing from C.
- Friend Function
- Operator Overloading
- Class Vs Sructure
It also held in 1:1 ratio at first few hours then in 1:5 ratio.
My first question was -
- Tell me about ur family.
- Then he asked why I have 54% in graduation, while in all other cases over 80%.
- Why I have done B.Sc but not B.Tech
- Then why I am doing MCA
- Why not TCS
- No of students who got over 60% in B.Sc under Calcutta University
- Next he said my technical score is okay, then why should he will hire me
- Tell me about HCL
- My strong points
- My weak points
- What is uniq in me
- If I had any plan of higher studies
- My opinion on reservation issue
- Location preference
- If I am ready to sign bond
Next he says if I know JAVA, I said no sir, but I have JAVA in this sem. Then he said "I think we are going to select you. Study JAVA and be a master of it. Thank you Avik"
At 8 pm the result is out and I have been selected.
Avik Mukherjee, MCA
Siliguri Institute of Technology
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