Job hunters need to know whether a potential position is a good fit for them professionally and culturally. To do that, they need to find out all they can about a potential employer's company or department. To help you in this endeavor, here are the questions you should ask during initial job interviews .By taking this list with you to that next job interview , you'll be able to ask the right question to help you determine whether the company will be a good fit for your talents and expectations.
❋ Why is this position open?
❋ can you explain a typical day in this role?
❋ what is the company policies regarding training ?
❋ would the job description assigned to me be based on my interest area?
❋ could you describe the work culture (do people work time , overtime, etc...)
❋ what are the personal growth opportunities (such as leadership training , company supported community work , mentoring, and so on)?
❋ what is the training budget?
❋ how many employee do you have?
Try to speak something about good work environment & growth.
I heard from my friends that TCS has a very good work environment where employees get good respect. Moreover, TCS is one of the Top IT company in India and abroad. I want to be part of Asia's largest Software Company where I can also grow along with the company. For these reasons, I prefer TCS.
Caution: Never tell the reasons such as ONSITE or SALARY. That gives a negative impression on you.
First find out where you may have to relocate and how much travel may be involved. Then respond to the question.
Yes? Well good, however be ready with your certificates to show them (if asked). And if your answer is a No, then be ready to answer 'why no'!
Be honest at this part, because all that the interviewer wants to know is whether your aim and goal match with the company's objective or not.
If you did not know this basic fact about TCS, then you have not done your homework well. Be ready for such questions.
Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata established TATA Group in 1869. However it was under Mr. Jehangir Ratanji Dadabhoy Tata (JRD Tata), that this group was expanded and hence TCS was established in 1968. Currenty Mr. Ratan Tata is the Chairman of the group.
A little study about the current market should certainly help. A good homework will reflect in your answer and that will really be impressive. This will show the interviewer that you are concerned about this interview and job.
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You obviously know your native place right? But its better you also learn few things about the place as well. This is something about you, and you will be expected to know these little details.
Well this question does not mean that they are rejecting you. So don't get dishearten. This is more like a 'stress question' to judge how you react during a stress situation. This could also be because they want to know your other plans like if you have also applied for other companies or if you are very adamant about joining TCS. Either ways it does not mean that they are going to reject you. And make sure your answer is positive.
Be prepared with two or three trends that illustrate how well you understand your industry. You might consider technological challenges or opportunities, economic conditions, or even regulatory demands as you collect your thoughts about the direction in which your business is heading.
You should be clear on this with your family prior to the interview if you think there is a chance it may come up. Do not say yes just to get the job if the real answer is no. This can create a lot of problems later on in your career. Be honest at this point and save yourself future grief.
This is up to you. Be totally honest.
This one will reveal the real you. Money is always important, but the work is the most important. There is no better answer.
Be honest. Also mention keywords such as challenging, steep learning curve, good work culture, demanding, rewarding, opportunities for advancement and growth, team environment, opportunity to build and maintain client relationships etc.
Again, explain that you are very interested in the job and demonstrate what it is about your past experiences, education and qualifications that makes you ideal for the job. Show enthusiasm and support your answers with evidence wherever you can. Elaborate on all the past experiences and skill sets that make you suitable for the job. In cases where your past experience is not directly relevant, you can still find elements of it that can be useful. Play up team skills, computer skills, leadership roles, specific courses and independent research activities that can be useful to the job at hand to show your initiative even where you don't have directly relevant job experience.
Explain work you have done apart from your studies.
Do NOT mention key weaknesses here. This is not the place to say you are bad at meeting deadlines or you never mastered highschool mathematics etc. Turn this question around to your benefit. For example, you are 'over ambitious' or 'extremely attentive to detail' or 'like to take on too many projects'. Make it sound positive.
Make pre preparation for such questions. Have a few heroes /Leaders of the industry in mind , who have achieved something extraordinary in their life.
Know about their life history and mention one such name with his achievements. Cite some of his quotes or values possessed by such a personality that according to
him has been the cause of his extraordinary success. Mention such qualities /Values that will be highly valuable in your success in the position you are being interviewed.
Whether your interviewer asks you this question explicitly or not, this is the most important question of your interview because he must answer this question favorably in is own mind
before you will be hired. So help him out! Walk through each of the position's requirements as you understand them, and follow each with a reason why you meet that requirement so well.
✰ What do you know about TCS and its business? Can you name some competitors?
✰ Who founded TCS?
✰ Who is the CEO of TCS?
✰ What do you do in leisure time?
✰ Can you work under pressure and dead lines?
✰ Do you think you are a quick learner? Give example.
✰ How much salary do you expect?
✰ Do you have any questions for us?
✰ Tell us something about yourself?
✰ Why do you think you are a suitable candidate for this position?
✰ Do you consider yourself a team player? Give example where you worked in a team and tell us about your role?
✰ What qualities would you look for in a candidate if you were hiring for this position?
✰ What would you do if your manager criticized your work?
✰ What are your strengths and weaknesses?
✰ Will you be Okay with re-location, if required?
✰ Are you Okay with working over weekends?
Some of the questions which you will be facing are as follows: -
1) The most famous question tell me about yourself
2) Can you explain me about your strengths, weakness and favorite pastime?
3) Which work do you like to do often?
4) What do you know about TCS, Vision, one liner, Clients, etc.
5) Do you have enough exposure in software filed
If you answered yes then this is your next question
Can you tell me the current trend of Indian software industry and the role of NASSCOM?
These are some of the questions which you will be facing also don't forget to read questions in other sections because they have loads of questions and answers. Try not to get tensed or over cautious be free and let the interviewer also get comfortable.
1) Explain to me about your project and draw a diagram to explain the various features and stages of your project?
2) What is your most memorable seminar can you please give a seminar on RDBMS?
3) Was there any situation in your graduation where you were praised exceptionally for your technical knowledge?
4) If you want to add one technical aspect to your project which can improve it considerably what would it be? Explain?
5) What do you know about TCS and Why not other software companies?
6) You said you are thorough in SQL can you explain me some security loop holes which can access the program and destroy it?
What do you know about the last question it was supposed to be management round and I shouldn't get technical questions right no wrong they are testing your confidence level they might know the answer but they can sure spot out candidates who have less confidence and minimal technical knowledge.
Management will ask you questions in this round beware because questions will be asked on situation and behavioral. If you are confused by these two terms check out the questions present in the site for related Q&A.
1) Explain about the difference between a primary key and a Unique key?
2) What are the different RDBMS explain about one of them?
3) What do you mean by object oriented programming?
4) State the logic behind palindrome program?
5) How do you sort programs or database or applications?
6) What is the main difference between PL/SQL and SQL?
7) Why do you use stored procedures and what is their main functionality in a RDBMS?
8) Explain about UNIX and the various command used to search for errors during run time?
9) Explain the difference between overloading and overriding?
10) Why should we use data ware housing and how can you extract data for analysis with example?
You need to be very clear about your project. Clear concepts about your project can solve approximately 50% of the interview. Communication skills are must develop good English speaking ability if you want to clear with flying colors.
Questions will basically revolve around the concepts of C and C++. Object oriented programming concepts are very important.
It is helpful for synonyms and antonyms.
If you can review their previous papers. You can very well prepare for the written test.
In the Written test you will be encountering three sub sections they are
(i) Aptitude test
(ii) Reasoning test
(iii) Verbal testing.
1) General Written test
2) Technical interview which tests your technical capabilities.
3) Management review in which you will be tested on your management skills
4) the most crucial thing is HR interview question.