TCS Interview Experience - Sree Vidyanikethan Engineering college, Tirupati, Sep 1, 2011
Hi friends...This is Gowtham Gunnamareddi.I am pursuing my B.tech in Sree Vidyanikethan engineering college(Department of EEE).As a part of campus placements TCS visited our college on 1st sep 2011. The selection procedure includes three rounds !
1) WRITTEN EXAM
2) TECHNICAL ROUND
3) HR ROUND
On the first day of the recruitment process we faced written test and it was online exam. The test paper consists of 35 questions and the test duration was 80 minutes. The questions were from previous test patterns and I felt a few of them are difficult. Wrong answer carries negative marking (0.33 for each). The written test results were declared on the same day and I was promoted for the technical round.
Next day at around 11am the interview process was started and I was placed in panel7.My chance came at around 1:20pm and I entered the panel with confidence....(my technical interview was nearly for 50 minutes)
Me: May I come in sir,
Tr: Yes please,
Me: Good morning sir (as I saw him for the first I wished good morning) this is Gowtham,
Tr: Good morning Gowtham please be seated,
Me: Thank you sir,(I felt little bit tensed as it was my first interview)
Tr: Ok Gowtham...how was the day so far,
Me: Good and was waiting for the interview for a long time,
Tr: Had your lunch?
Me: No sir not yet I will take after my interview,
Tr: Ok...first tell me about yourself
Me: I started with my name, my strengths, my weaknesses, how I rectified my weakness, my future plans, my favorite subjects and I finally said that's it sir,(be well prepared for this question)
Tr: How was the written exam yesterday
Me: It was little bit easy sir
Tr: Ok answer me this question (he asked me a question on percentages and a question on man, days and work. I answered correctly but with less confidence. so he asked for nearly 3 to 4 times are you sure are you confident? And I replied yes sir sure)
Tr: Tell me about the power generation in Andhra Pradesh
Me:(I explained about the installation capacity, generation capacity In Andhra pradesh)
Tr: Explain me about the resources and what is the difference between conventional and non conventional energy resources,
Me: (I explained in a good way and he asked the reason for the gap between the installed capacity and the generation capacity and I explained)
(He asked such questions because I did my mini project on power generation in an industry. so be well prepared with your project work)
Tr: Are you efficient in c programming?
Me: I am not efficient in programming but I can build the logic
Tr: Ok...write a program to print the names that are in a file,(Be in a commanding position in C language)
Me: I wrote,(I think that he is not pleased with my programming skills)
Tr: I think c language is a part of ur first year academics,
Me: Yes sir,
Tr: If so why cant you write a program efficiently?
Me: Sir....though I revised c language during preparation I can't write effectively because of long gap from my first year to till now,
Tr: But programming is so important. What can you do if I give you a job with such poor programming skills?
Me: Sir...I revised c language for the past few days and I will do the same in the kuture
Tr: Ok leave that
(He once asked a question on aptitude and I answered in effectively)
Tr: Tell me about TCS products
Me: TCS bancs, health care management systems, software products,
Tr: Explain about health care management systems
Me: Sir...I came across the word in TCS profile but I don't know about it
Tr: Ok....when do you came to know about TCS
Me: At the time of the registration for campus placements on TCS site
Tr: Can you explain me how an internet works?
Me: (I explained up to my knowledge I think he was pleased with my answer )
Tr: Ok Gowtham....you should improve the programming skills and I wish you all the best,
Me: Thank you sir and I want you ask some questions sir,
Tr: Ya ask me Gowtham
Me: (sir...what is meant by Y2K bug and global delivery model)
(He answered both the questions in a pleasing manner)
Tr: Any more questions Gowtham?
Me: No sir,
Tr: Ok Gowtham all the best for the future
Me: Thank you sir
(I walked out of the interview hall with a confidence that I would be selected. The result was positive and I was promoted to the hr round)
I was called for the HR interview at around 4:15PM.
Me: May I come in sir
Hr: Ya Gowtham please come in
Me: Thank you sir
(He asked me to sit and he introduced himself to me.... I expected to introduce myself but he followed a reverse procedure)
Hr: Had your lunch?
Me: yes sir....
(He asked so because I waited for a long time for the interview)
Me: Yes sir I had my lunch,
Hr: Ok....tell me about your family,
Me: (I told about my mother and father)
Hr: Tell the significance of your native place,
Hr: Do you any technical problem regarding yesterday's online exam?
Me: (I told one problem)
Hr: Your programming skills are poor can you explain the reason for it?
Me: (I explained in a convincing manner)
Hr: What will you do to improve the programming skills?
(I told that I will do certification courses and utilize my time effectively to improve the programming skills)
Hr: Which place will you prefer to work if I give the job?
Me: I can any where sir and I am not particular about work place,
Hr: Ok...what are your future plans?
Hr: Will you sign the agreement for two years if I give the job now?
Me: Yes sir I will sign (with confidence)
Hr: Ok Gowtham all the best for the future and hope positive,
Me: Thank you sir....
I was selected.... and I am very much thankful to my friends, staff members (EEE) and placement cell.
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