Company: HCL Technologies

Hello friends,

I, Avik like to share my experience on HCL campuss recruitment held on 7th and 8th of july? 2006 at KOLKATA.

There are 4 levels ?

1. APTITUDE TEST ( 1 hr 30 min )

It contains 2 sections ?

a> 1st part 35 question.

Most of them are Logical reasoning, Coding, Data Interpretation

Percentage etc. It was not an easy one. But the easier problems are

situated at last. So it is best to find from where to start.

b> 2nd part 20 question.

Some questions that came are-

i. what is backpatcher

ii. language extension done by

iii. full form of SCSI

iv. tracing output ( 2 to 3 question )

v. no of links in a fully connected network of n nodes

vi. mutual exclusion implementation strategy

vii. function to pointer vs pointer to function

viii. in a given C function, for which line an error will be generated. Etc

Correct Ans -> 1 marks

Wrong Ans -> -1 marks

2 Group Disscussion

As only 157 student have been selected for the next round, they said ?OK students, next round ?TECHNICAL?

3. Technical held in 1: 1 ratio.

First I was asked to introduce myself, then ?

ix. define data structure

x. define array,q,stack,link list their properties

xi. quick sort with complexity

xii. hashing

xiii. Define O.S

xiv. What happened when we press the power button of the computer.

xv. Difference between win 9X and win XP

xvi. Define DBMS

xvii. Diff keys

xviii. Normalizations : Why and upto DKNF

xix. To write down an SQL queary

xx. He asked if I know Microprocessor, I said No .

xxi. Full form of OSI.

xxii. Different layers of OSI and their functions.

xxiii. TCP/IP vs OSI

xxiv. Nothing from C.

xxv. Friend Function

xxvi. Polymorphism

xxvii. Operator Overloading

xxviii. Class Vs Sructure

4. HR

It also held in 1: 1 ratio at first few hours then in 1: 5 ratio.

My first question was ?

i. Tell me about ur family.

ii. Then he asked why I have 54% in graduation, while in all other cases over 80%.

iii. Why I have done B.Sc but not B.Tech

iv. Then why I am doing MCA

v. Why not TCS

vi. No of students who got over 60% in B.Sc under Calcutta University

vii. Next he said my technical score is okay, then why should he will hire me

viii. Tell me about HCL

ix. My strong points

x. My weak points

xi. What is uniq in me

xii. If I had any plan of higher studies

xiii. My opinion on reservation issue

xiv. Location preference

xv. If I am ready to sign bond

Next he says if I know JAVA, I said no sir, but I have JAVA in this sem.Then he said ?I think we are going to select you. Study JAVA and be a master of it. Thank you Avik?

At 8 pm the result is out and I have been selected.

So this is my story and I hope I will see many of you working with me at HCL.

? We will, We will Rock Yoy ??

Avik Mukherjee

Siliguri Institute of Technology

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