Guide

Eligibility
Maths and economics

Shortlisting Criteria
Msc Students were given more preference

Process Details
(Form, Test, GD, Interviews (Technical, HR, Case etc.)
Round 1: Aptitute
Round 2: Technical
Round 3: HR
Round 4: Technical

What kind of questions were asked in test, Interviews and GD Topics?
The test consisted the following sections :
1. Aptitude
2. Logarithmic
3. Comprehension
4. Guess estimate
5. econometrics/statistics
Eligibility
CSE,EE , MTH

Shortlisting
Aptitude Test (coding problems)

Process Details
In test there was three algorithmic based questions. After that two rounds of interview. First round was technical in which three questions were asked all were algorithmic data structure based questions.Followed by second round in which resume based questions were asked and a little HR questions.

Preparation
Solve Competitive programming questions.

Any other relevant information
Go through questions of each and every test.

Eligibility
Open to All
Generally preference to CSE & MTH

Round 1:
Type: Written test + Resume shortlisting
15 shortlisted for Round 2

Round 2:
Type: Interview
Guesstimate question +Puzzles

Round 3:

Type: HR

Preparation:

1. Prepare for puzzles.
2. Practise guess estimate problems
3. Do fundamental Courses on Statistics (like regression analysis) and Machine Learning (like Statistical and AI technologies, Machine learning techniques)
4. Projects on stats and machine learning
5. Languages like SAS,SQL,HADOOP,PYTHON gives extra edge
No interview or any tests were given. Shortlisted on the basis of resume ONLY.
Eligibility
Open to all

Shortlisting Criteria
None of the branches was given any preference

Round 1: data interpretation test
Round 2: Mini case study
Round 3: Major case study
Round 4: Simple algorithm solving

Preparation:
1. Practice cat questions
2. They focus on approach rather than the final solution

Any other relevant information :
1. If you have good coding skills and maths then you have better chances
2. You should be accurate in data interpretation test
3. Watch capital one case preparation video for analysts available on youtube
4. Try to take a broader approach while solving Case Study questions and keep it interactive, maintain eye contact.
5. Draw graphs, figures and charts to explain everything

Eligibility
Open to all. Software Analysts Profile.

Shortlisting Criteria
First Candidates were shortlisted by their resume followed by a technical test.

Process Details
1. Technical test which had four sections first having reasoning type questions followed by comprehension based questions then sections containing coding questions both objective type questions and questions where code is to be written.
2. Two rounds of technical interview first on basic puzzle related questions and other on general coding related questions and languages on which i am comfortable and why?.
3. HR round

Preparation
Solve Competitive programming questions from geeksforgeeks on data structures, puzzle solving and participate in the competitive programming contest.

Any other relevant information
Go through questions of each and every test. Always try to pretend that you have thought the answer of questions asked , don’t ever try to make them feel as if you were knowing the answer of question from before.

Eligibility
Open to all

Shortlisting Criteria
Resume Based Shortlisting

Process
Number of Rounds : 3-4 Rounds (1 HR round )

What kind of questions were asked in the Test(s), Interviews and what were the GD topics?
Be ready to solve logical puzzles be updated on the Finance World, General Knowledge , Current Affairs. Be very clear why do you want to join Credit Suisse. Research well before your interview what exactly the company does.

Preparation
1. Mathematical Logical Questions ( Braingle.com)
2. Regularly visit http://www.bloomberg.com/ / Read Economic Times
3. Why Credit Suisse ? Answer confidently

Eligibility
Open to all

Shortlisting Criteria
1. CPI (preferably > 7.5)
2. POR (equivalent to core team member)
3. Previous Projects/Internships (related to Finance)

Process
1. Resume Shortlisting, GD, Personal Interview
2. After shortlisting resumes of around 40 candidates, GDs are held. After the GDs the candidates have to appear in personal interviews which varies from one to five rounds.

What kind of questions were asked in the Test(s), Interviews and what were the GD topics:
GD Topics: Net Neutrality, Startup Bubble in India real or hypothetical etc.

Questions asked in the interview/tests: In the interviews, they basically check:
1. How adaptable you are for different situations
2. How do you present yourself
3. Your communication skills
4. Your capabilities of working as a team player.

Preparation
1. Keep reading newspapers related to finance and economics like Financial Times, Economics Times, Bloomberg etc.
2. Start Early, don’t wait for summers
3. Visit company’s website, research about the job profile, company’s business and other crucial points related to the firm.
4. Prepare yourself to perfectly defend your resume.
5. Keep yourself aware about the happenings in the present financial markets.

Shortlisting Criteria
There was a coding test and then students were selected for interview.
The test had two problems to be done in one hour time .One was simple logic based problem like you have to apply logic write the code and second problem was based on dynamic programming and was standard like knapsack problem.They selected almost 10 to 12 students for interview.

Process Details
There were two technical rounds and one HR round and then number was not fixed as some students only had one round only . They asked question based on object oriented programming and some questions based on algorithms.Then there was discussion on my projects and I had to explain what have I done and learnt in project
Not only coding questions but language based questions were also asked like why do you use header files and In second round they mainly discussed about my internship .
HR round was simple and standard questions were there like tell about the company ,why you want to join our company.

Preparation
Solve Competitive programming questions from Codeforces .com , geeks for geeks and interviewBit.com, puzzle solving and participate in the competitive programming contest.

Any other relevant information
It is advantageous to have knowledge of some standard problems like
DP knap-sack
Coin exchange
DFS BFS
Binary search
Ad-hoc problems for logic

Eligibility:
Open to all

Shortlisting Criteria:
Resume Based Shortlisting

Number of Rounds :
Group Discussion + 2 Rounds
Rounds mostly around your resume, interview revolves arounds the points you have written in your Resume.

How to prepare / crack interview ?
1. You should know your resume well
2. Why Finance ? Why this company? type questions
3. Current Affairs / General Knowledge in the Finance Field
4. Read Economic Times, Be updated with what is really happening in the Finance World

Eligibility:
Open to all

Shortlisting Criteria:
Resume Based Shortlisting

Process
GDs:
There was a case study regarding some industrial problem and time was given to analyze it and then further discuss with the group to reach to a plausible solution.
Interview:
HR:
Starting with formal introduction and the major achievements, projects, PORs were discussed upon and basic HR questions were asked related to ones strengths.

Preparation
1. Make a good resume and go through it carefully
2. Proper preparation for GD
3. Be confident and prepare for the basic HR questions
Eligibility:
Open to all Departments

Shortlisting Criteria
Resume based Shortlisting ( CPI > 6 )

Process
Interview Rounds : 1

What kind of questions were asked in the Test(s), Interviews and what were the GD topics:
1 Interview round around 25 minutes with puzzles, Probability and Statistics Questions, Current Affairs , Case Study , DS.

Preparation:
Prepare for HR questions (soft skills) . Probability and Statistics and Data Structures limited to course work is enough, can try puzzles from Briangle (Basic Math Puzzles)

Eligibility:
MTH dual degree students were only shortlisted
Shortlisted candidates had CPI greater than 7(at least)

Shortlisting Criteria
Shortlisting was done on basis of projects done. SHEZAD had done project in Natural Language and Processing.

Process:
There were two rounds of interviews. Technical and HR Interview

Questions
Candidates were asked to give a presentation in Technical Interview. Following questions were asked- Algorithms used in project, What steps were taken to improve
In HR interview typical HR questions were asked. Some of the questions were- Given choice of any project with unlimited resources what’s your dream project. Why join us.

Preparation
Candidate should have well command over Probability and Statistics,Fundamental Programming,Data Structures and Algorithms and machine learning techniques

Tips:
1. Candidate should be comfortable with the projects that you have done.
2. Candidate should be at least comfortable with one language

Eligibility
CSE , EE , MTH

Shortlisting Criteria
1) No short listing for coding round.
2) For interview, people with decent CPI,who passed at least 2 out of 3 coding questions were short listed. People who did all the 3 were short listed irrespective of CPI.

Process and Questions
1 coding round and 3 questions.
1) Question on binary tree.
2) Question on simple algorithm on 2D array.
3) Question on strings (anagram)

1 interview of around 40 minutes. Mainly based on application of algorithms.
1) One question of greedy algorithm of job scheduling.
2) Another one on quicksort algorithm to speed up the process of sorting.
Since my CPI was very less (5.7) I had to give another interview.
1) Question on implementation of queue using stacks.
2) Question on binary tree.
3) Question on array sorting and processing.

Preparation
1) Practice coding every question you see, don't just think its algorithm.
2) Practice in codechef.com
3) Learn from geeksforgeeks.org, youtube videos etc.

Other relevant information
Flipkart has nothing to do with your CPI. So don't be disheartened if your CPI is not good.

Eligibility:
Open to all

Shortlisting Criteria:
Maths and CSE students were given a preference.

Procedure Details (Form, Test, GD, Interviews (Tech, HR, Case etc.)
There was only 1 round – HR + Technical

What kind of questions were asked in test, Interview and GD topics?
Questions were related to past projects, Time series, volatility, coding, current affairs and Puzzles

Preparation:
Braingale and techinterview for puzzles

Eligibility
ME , EE , AE

Shortlisting Criteria
Resume shortlisting, CPI >7 preferred

Process
1. Tests were conducted. Topics were- Logical Maths, English, Technical Subjects
2. Two interviews were conducted. First was technical interview and then HR interview.

Preparation
1. SPO given link for aptitude+Eng+Logic
2. Technical- Thermo, Fluid, MOS, Manufacturing subjects should be well known

Other relevant information
1. You should know about company, projects given by the company
2. They also question you about the projects done in summer
Eligibility:
Open for all

Shortlisting Criteria
1. Score in technical test
2. Resume
3. CPI

Process

1. Online form filling
2. Test (90 mins, objective type, based on maths and computer science)
- Computer Science (10 ques): sorting (time complexity, number of comparisons etc) and graph theory
- Mathmatics (10 ques): probability & statistics and some general mathematical aptitude based questions
- Data Analytics (10 ques): probability and statistics(uniform distribution, normal distribution and simple probablility etc) and some data interpretation
3. Group Discussion
4. 4 – 6 Interviews. Each tests you on a specific field - The major topics on which interviews were based are Probability and Statistics, Data Structures and Algorithms, Linear Algebra (related to eigen values and matrices), Big Data handling, machine learning and some basic OOP concepts.
- Some questions asked in the interviews were direct and had already been covered in our courses (Data Structures, MSO201A, MTH102A)
- Some questions needed application, on-the-spot thinking and relating it to your already equipped knowledge.

Preparation
1. prepare from geeksforgeeks
2. revise the course on Data Structures and algorithms, practiced few basic algorithms 3. Revise prob-stats course.

Eligibility:
EE, ME, CHE

Shortlisting Criteria
1. Form-filling based on Resume
2. Preference given to technically strong candidates with all-round personality

Process
1. Group Discussion
(2 – 3 Interviews)
2. Technical Interview (30 minutes)
- Questions related to core courses, projects and intern
- Problem statements related to Electronics, linking knowledge to real-world problems
3. HR Interview
- Basic HR questions, including family details and background
- Rapid fire questions and branch related questions
Eligibility:
MNC,CSE,EE
CPI :- ABOVE 8

Shortlisting Criteria
Resume Shortlisting

Process Details
There were two rounds of interviews. Technical and HR Interview

Questions
Around 4 questions were asked in the technical interview.Problems were asked on BST in Data Structures and others on fundamental programming.

Preparation
Candidate should focus mainly on Probability-Statistics and programming.
Tips:-
Candidate should give proper attention in the PPT as most HR questions were directly from the PPT.
Candidate can use Hackerrank and geeksforgeeks to prepare for coding.

Eligibility:
CHE , EE , ME (CPI > 7.5)

Shortlisting Criteria:
1. Form(deep thinking questions)
2. Resume and form based shortlisting

Process

GDs:
There is a case study type where you have to arrange people or objects according to some criteria.

Interview:
Technical:
The Technical Interview tests your knowledge in some important topics of your department like Fluid Mechanics (including Pumps which are important), Thermodynamics (ESO 201 especially “cycles, Chemical Process Industries, Numerical Methods etc.
HR:
The HR interview had some typical HR questions.

Preparations
1. Start brushing up your concepts in courses done earlier form the beginning of the 5th semester
2. Search on internet for HR questions and prepare beforehand on some general questions
3. Know more about the company from seniors working there or through their website or ppt
4. Sufficient practice of GD is important

Eligibility
CE, ME, MSE and CHE were eligible.

Shortlisting Criteria
The shortlisting criteria said that it would consider academic performance along with extra-curricular achievements. Essentially the people who were shortlisted were ones with CPI > 6 and generally something good to go along in extra-curriculars

Process Details
Generally HR questions were asked to me.I had to go through Form , Resume Shortlist ,Test , Telephonic Interview , Personal HR interview to get this internship.

Preparation
know a bit about the company and be thorough with your own resume, also be prepared for basic HR questions.

Eligibility:
CSE + MTH

Shortlisting Criteria:
Resume Shortlisting
Candidates good in Probability-Statistics and Coding were shortlisted.

Process Details
There were two rounds of interviews. Technical and HR Interview

Questions
Probability and Puzzles were asked in the interview.

Preparations
Candidate should focus mainly on Probability-Statistics and programming.
GeeksforGeeks can be a very useful source.

Eligibility:
check on IAS portal

Shortlisting Criteria:
based on online test, NO resume based shortlisting

Process
1. online coding test hosted at HackerRank
2. Telephonic interview (after shortlisting)
3. Online coding test (1 hour) comprising of 4 basic algorithmic problems.
4. The technical interview (45 mins) again comprised of problems on algorithms and data structures. We had to code the answer in a shared screen. The questions were of medium difficulty level but they stressed on complete, clean and error free code.
5. The HR interview was 15-20 mins long which consisted of generic HR questions.

Preparations
Competitive programming can really help in cracking the coding test and the technical interview.

Eligibility:
EE, ME, MSE, AE

Shortlisting Criteria:
1. Resume based shortlisting
2. Preferrable CPI > 8.0

Process
1. Form Filling:
- forms with HR questions
- Important for interview
2. Interview:
- Sole criteria for selection
- Mostly based on HR and some questions related to departmental courses
- Confidence, Enthusiasm, Knowledge about Japan are very important

Preparation:

1. Prepare extensively for HR questions and try to learn about the company and Japanese culture
2. Revise related departmental courses and link them to the company’s projects
3. Try to show willingness to join and create long-term association with the company

Eligibility:
Open to all

Shortlisting Criteria

1st Round:
1. Resume based shortlisting
2. Projects and CPI play a major role

2nd Round
1. Online test round
2. Questions on basic programming in Java/ C++
3. Few questions on Math(mostly statistics)

3rd Round
1. Written coding test
2. You have to write both the algorithm and the code
3. Different questions for IDC and IT
4. You can attempt for both
5. Last year the test consisted of 2 questions based on strings and DP

Interviews
1. The students who clear the written test now appear in a series of interviews (2-3 rounds) including technical and HR rounds
2. The HR interview generally involves solving puzzles
3. The technical rounds involve discussion on core computer science problems, puzzles, aptitude questions and discussion on your resume and interests
4. They ask for your preference for IT and IDC if you clear both

Preparation
1. Online questionnaires of Microsoft specific interview questions to get a general idea of typical questions asked frequently in the interviews
2. Practice algorithm questions on hackerrank/geekforgeeks
3. Revise Algorithms and Data Structures

Tips
1. Even if your solution is wrong, try to convince them that your solution is correct.
2. The questions are not too hard but a little bit tricky so I don’t go without practice

Eligibility
CSE

Process
There was an hour long online test on coding which consisted of five questions. Solving two questions successfully in the interview got the candidates an internship directly, that is without any Personal Interview. Those who could solve one were called for Personal Interview.

Questions asked in the interview:
The questions asked were related to trees and matrices. Candidates were asked to write the proper working code on paper.

Preparation
1. Practice as much coding as you can. Do try to solve logic puzzles and practice theoretical coding too.
2. Brush up algos and data structure courses

Eligibility:
CHE, BSBE, CHM ( people involved in academic research with decent CPI)

Shortlisting Criteria
Resume based shortlisting

Process

GDs:
There was a case study type prepared by them based on one of their products. It was a pretty long 3-4 pages case study and required us to learn about the product, its shortcomings and based on the same demands come out with the entire procedure for making a new product minus the shortcomings.
Interview:>
a) Basic introduction questions (about yourself)
b) Questions involving all the major high points of the resume right from CPI to academic qualifications, summer intern, extra-curricular.
c) My major strengths and weaknesses followed by instances where I had made efforts to overcome them.
d) Give an instance from a particular extra-curricular activity of yours (they opted for my major activity mentioned) where your weakness made things tough but you overcame them and completed the task.
e) Major technical questions related to my SURGE project.

Preparation
1. Be thorough with your resume
2. Proper preparation for GD
3. prepare for the basic questions
4. Revise all major topics
5. make sure that you can speak about project/intern for a minimum of 5 minutes

Eligibility:
CS and EE

Shortlisting Criteria:

CPI cutoff and second year intern

Process and Questions
1 coding test. 1 question. Bipartitite matching
1 hr interview. 1 technical interview. Basic algorithms asked in technical interview

Preparation
Revise algorithms. Geeks for Geeks. C++ coding basic

Eligibility:
CS and EE

Shortlisting Criteria:
CPI based shortlisting and people with decent coding skills

Process and Questions
1. First Level : Resume shortlisting Second Level : Coding test. One coding question on DFS(1.5 hrs provided) Third Level : HR interview + technical interview
2. Interview (length, number of rounds, topics, questions asked, etc.)
3. HR interview : Tell about yourself, strengths, how your friends perceive you, how you relieve stress, why Samsung, what problems you may face in Korea, mistakes made in last intern Technical interview : Tell about yourself, asked to solve one of the two coding questions on blackboard, tell about your favorite course, plans for future, any question you want to ask

Preparation
For coding round, Samsung people only allow stdout, stdlib and some basic libraries so try to practice graph algorithms without using vectors etc. (question asked could be done by using matrices instead of linked lists) During interview, think the solution out loud instead of just thinking in mind.

Eligibility:
CS and EE students having CPI > 6.5 (didn't remember if Maths people were were also eligible)

Shortlisting Criteria:
Preferred people with core 2nd year interns , no cpi criteria as such .
Complete Resume based shortlisting

Process
One discussion round on following question :
1. Why this company , How do you suit to this company , what do understand about schlum’s work
2. One interview round based on your resume .

Preparation
Attend mock GD’s and improve your communication skills .
Be thorough with any intern or project you do
They look for leadership and managerial skills.
Be thorough with the resume and about the company and it’s work.

Eligibility:
EE, ME , CHE , CE , MSE

Shortlisting Criteria:
Everyone who applied had to give a simple programming test and an aptitude test. Shortlisting was done on the basis of the test scores and resume.

Process
There was a GD but unlike regular GDs, we all had to say a few words on the topic given by the recruiter. There was no discussions among ourselves but we had to express our thoughts on the given topic ( IOT : internet of things )

Other Relevant Informations
Aptitude test was like any other aptitude test, having simple puzzles and questions based on basic English language. Programming questions also didn't require any fancy algorithm skills, knowledge of ESC101 was sufficient.

Eligibility:
EE

Shortlisting Criteria:

1. Decent CPI
2. Good Concepts of EE

Process:

1. MCQ Test
2. Technical Interview
3. HR interview

What kind of questions were asked in the Test(s), Interviews and what were the GD topics?
1. ESC201,EE210 and E370 concepts in the test
2. EE210 for Analog Interviews

Preparation:
1. Study EE210, EE370 in advanced
2. Practice questions related to memory.
3. Revise EE210 and EE370 class notes.

Eligibility
EE , CSE

Shortlisting Criteria
People with CPI 7 and above. Shortlisting criteria was based on a MCQ Test.

Process
1) CPI shortlisting(>= 7).
2) Computer based MCQ Test(10 Technical+20 Aptitude)
3) Technical Interview(around 30 mins)
4) HR Interview(~15 mins).

What kind of questions were asked in the Test(s), Interviews and what were the GD topics?
1) The technical was mostly based on Programming. There were questions from Data Structures and Algorithms (good knowledge of application of Data Structures and Time complexity was tested).
2)Questions which tested your C (not C++, not any other language) knowledge, mostly related to Embedded Systems. Questions based on Pointers, Memory, etc. Questions based on Networking.
3) The interview questions were puzzles based on basic programming algorithms like sorting, searching, to code implement some Data Structure, and some questions on Pointers and basic C knowledge.
4) Questions related to projects mentioned

Preparation
1)Coding is very important. Try to do the Data Structures and Algorithm course in the third semester itself, if not possible then do some MOOC.
2) Do some projects they really help in understanding and would help you decide your career path.

Eligibility:
CSE, CPI > 9.5

Shortlisting
Resume based shortlisting

Process :
1. Telephonic interview
- Based only on academics, no extra-curriculars
- Discussion on projects
- Standard algorithmic puzzles

Preparation
1. Prepare for interview puzzles, a lot of resources are available on the internet.
2. For algorithms: interviewbit.com
3. Practise algorithms a lot and revise the concepts learnt in CS210/ESO207

Eligibility:
CSE, EE

Shortlisting
Aptitude test(coding).

Process Details
In aptitude test there was three question type was similar as in competitive programming , and one constraint was given in which we were asked to code that question in python.After that selected students had a telephonic round interview , in which questions on data structure and few jee level probability questions were asked, apart from this, a question was asked on Credit card fraud detection.Finally a question , what do you know about visa.

Preparation
youtube videos on credit card fraud detection
Competitive programming questions

Eligibility
Open to all almost all branches except Economics.

Shortlisting Criteria
First Candidates were shortlisted by their resume followed by a online test.

Process Details
1. Online Interview portal - HR questions
2. Situational judgement test (online)
3. Aptitude test(online)
4. Interview -Tip - thorough knowledge about the company , know the various fields in which the company works, and in which field would you be interested in.
a. Communication skills
b. You should be well versed with all what you have written in the resume. You should be able to talk well about your projects (that you have done)
c. Knowledge of your Branch, for CSE, EE, questions from their course work, since they might require those skills.For other branches genereal questions were asked
d. They may give you a topic and you need to talk about it( to check your communication skills) for eg:- talk about net neutrality.

Preparation
Know all the details of the company, their new technologies, HR questions, revise all the projects, Practise logical tests.

Any other relevant information
You should be able to communicate very well all what you have done.

Eligibility:
CHE , ME

Shortlisting
CPI CRITERIA : preferred a decent CPI
Resume base shortlisting

Process
1. Technical Test consisting of questions related to mechanical and chemical subjects .
2. ONE interview round based on discussion :
- on any projects related to core field .
- given to design a efficient mechanical system and discussions related to it

Preparation
1. Revise your concepts based on 11th 12 th basic physics (mechanics part)
2. Questions and concepts of thermodynamics and heat transfer
3. Be thorough with any projects you have done

Eligibility:
They keep updating the eligibility criteria.

Shortlisting
Aptitute Test

Process

Test: Logical reasoning, Basic English, Quant. Problems are generally quite easy.

Interviews:
Technical: Based on what you have learned so far. Generally contains application based questions.
HR :

Form: Contains information regarding your academic record, any working experience and location preference for work.

Preparation
1. Revise your concepts based on 11th 12 th basic physics (mechanics part)
2. Questions and concepts of thermodynamics and heat transfer
3. Be thorough with any projects you have done

Eligibility:
EE , CSE

Shortlisting Criteria:
Have a good Resume

Selection Process
Resume Based Shorlisting

Preparation
1. It is very important to have good CPI and relevant good projects.
2. Prepare the Resume carefully, mentioning all the projects in an appropriate manner.