“Kaushik Agarwal” who was placed at “Bajaj Auto” talks about his interview experience and some other tips to prepare for placement season. Check out what he says about the placement season.
His Interview was taken by UnsaidTalks Interviewer: “Aarushi Bhati”
Branch and Graduation Year: Mechanical Engineering – 2021
Profile Offered: General Engineering Trainee
Job Location: Not yet confirmed but mostly Pune.
CGPA Cutoff: 8.5
Here are the questions we asked from Kaushik Agarwal to know about his interview experience.
Question 1:Introduce yourself to the readers.
Answer: Hello everyone! My name is Kaushik Agarwal. I am currently pursuing Bachelor of Technology in mechanical engineering from SVNIT,Surat.
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 test platform was cocubes, which consisted of 90 questions in 90 min. 45 of them were technical questions which can be considered as tough and were from important core subjects like SOM, MD, thermodynamics, etc. Other 45 were of basic aptitude including logical, verbal , quantitative ability and were of moderate level.
Second round was a personality test(psychometric test).
Question 3:Describe your all technical interviews specifying number of rounds and details of each round (if any)(please share coding questions if possible).
Answer: There was one technical interview, but due to some issue in the company, the technical panel was not available, so some substitute was taking our interview and there he asked questions related to our achievements, and some situational questions, there were no major technical questions.
Question 4:Describe your all HR interviews specifying number of rounds and details of each round.
Answer: The final round was a HR interview , there were not any out of the box questions. They asked basic questions.
Question 5:Key factors for your selection.
Answer: I answered the situational questions in a good manner and solution and so the panel was impressed by my answer and apart from this I think CGPA is a key factor( I have 9.53)
Question 6:What are the things students should focus on in order of priority?
Answer: Firstly you should focus on your CGPA, as if you have less CGPA then maybe you can not even get a chance to sit for test.
Question 7:Advice to juniors for technical skills they should develop.
Answer: You should have good knowledge of your project and if you have done no project then you must be excellent in at least one subject.
Question 8:According to you, what role does extra curricular activities as well as participation in societies play?
Answer: It played a very important role in my interview as I mentioned my managerial positions in college and they asked questions on that. You can learn ,many things if you take part in such activities as it gives you confidence as well as you have something extra to speak in your interview.
Question 9:What would you like to advise juniors for cracking HR round of this company?
Answer: You must have a good problem-solving technique and you should be able to give an idea to the problem given to you at that instant.
Question 10:Any other advice you would like to give to your juniors?
Answer: Nothing much apart from what I have said before.
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Question 12:Your LinkedIn Profile URL
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