“Mansi Nainwal” who was placed at “Deloitte” talks about her interview experience and some other tips to prepare for placement season. Check out what she says about placement season.
Profile Offered: BTA
Cgpa cutoff: 6.5
Interview difficulty level: 3/10 (1-very easy, 10-very Difficult)
Here are the questions we asked from Mansi to know about her interview experience.
Question 1: Introduce yourself to our readers.
Answer 1: I’m a fourth year student pursuing my B.E. degree in electronics and communication engineering. Being from a defence background, I was born and brought up in different parts of the country. I’m a dynamic person with hands on experience in event management, risk management and client relationship management. I’ve been a part of numerous technical as well as non- technical events during my college life. A quick learner and high on energy, strong communication skills with the will to deploy my skills and education in a challenging environment. I’ve a desire to explore my potential and capabilities.
Question 2: Describe Your written test experience specifying the number of rounds, details of each round and type of test platform ( If online mention the type of test platform eg. Hackereart, CoCubes, Amcat etc).
Answer: The first round was an aptitude round organised by AMCAT covering sections like verbal, quant and logical reasoning.The questions’ difficulty level was easy- medium but time was a key factor. About 20% of the candidates were selected for further rounds.
Question 3: Describe your all technical interviews specifying number of rounds and details of each round.
Answer: The second round was a group discussion/ case study round wherein the candidates were divided into groups and a common case was given to every group. This one page case was a simple problem faced by a company. we were given 20 minutes to discuss all the questions given to us and simultaneously draw a chart depicting our approach towards the case. This whole process was being monitored by one of the interviewers. For the next few minutes, we were asked to present our case using the chart only. This process was being monitored by another interviewer.
Question 4: Describe your all HR interviews specifying number of rounds and details of each round.
Answer: The third and the final round was a personal interview round which was a consolidated interview consisting of both the HR as well as the technical questions with two interviewers. Questions were rested around the resume. The first five minutes were solely based upon my summer project and the related technical requirements. For the next 10 minutes, I was asked questions based on the co-curricular activities I’ve been a part of and my family background. Also, Attrition rates in big 4 companies is usually very high and managers are very keen to know whether you really need the job or not.
Question 5: What do you think were key factors for your selection?
Answer: Strong communication skills and convincing power, confidence, impressive resume ( should know your resume inside-out ), basic concepts are clear.
Question 6: What would you like to advise juniors for technical skills they should develop for this company?
Answer: Make sure your basic concepts of atleast one language are clear. You don’t have to be a master in it, but should be able to make basic programs out of the knowledge you’ve. Also, you should know all the technical requirements of the projects you’ve mentioned in your resume.
Question 7: What would you like to advise juniors for cracking HR round of this company?
Answer: Be yourself. Don’t over- extol yourself. Confidence along with poise is the key factor.
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