hcl pattern & interview – 04 aug 2007
1 Aptitude (Common to all) : There were total 60 questions.
No negative marking. Time Limit: 50 mins
Ques on Bar chart, Reading Comprehension, Data Interpretation, Q.A , Data Sufficiency/Insufficiency, Puzzle Test, Basic computing knowledge, Flow charts, Microprocessor etc…
2 Technical Paper (For CS/IT) : There were total 25 questions
Time Limit: 20 mins.
Ques on C, C++, DBMS and Data structures.
3 HR INTERVIEW
Basic HR ques that were asked:-
1.) Your Introduction?
2.) Your objective?
3.) Tell me something about your family? (This is their favorite question so prepare it well)
4.) Why HCL?
5.) If you are already placed in another company, then why HCL over that company?
6.) What do u know about HCL?.(www.hcltech.com and PPT)
7.) Incidents in support of all that u have mentioned in C.V? (V.imp)
8.) How are you different than other candidates? Why should we recruit you?
9.) What’s unique about you?
10.) Any plans for higher studies? (Big No!!!!)
11.) Any Problem in Relocation? (Strict no no.).
12.) Your Hobbies, Interests, Strengths and Weaknesses, some other ques from C.V.
13.) One thing that irritates you the most and why?
14.) You may need to explain your projects also.
15.) Do you want to ask something from me? (Prepare a good question as not asking any question shows serious disinterest towards company, plz don’t ask that’s already told in the presentation. You can also say that “I m fully satisfied with the presentation”)
FINALLY, the statistics.
Around 250 students gave the Paper.
Around 150 cleared the written.
And finally, around 80 were selected.
And by the grace of God, I got selected.