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Campus interview

  1. 1. Campus Interview<br />Suresh S Murthy<br />Vijay Mhapsekar<br />BIET ALUMNI<br />
  2. 2. Suresh S<br />Associate - Projects<br />Cognizant Technology Solutions<br />Vijay Mhapsekar<br />Firmware Engineer<br />SanDisk India Device Design Center Pvt. Ltd.<br />About the Presenters<br />BIET 2011<br />BIET ALUMNI<br />
  3. 3. Agenda<br />Why campus interviews?<br />What do companies expect from you?<br />BIET 2011<br />How to prepare for campus interviews?<br />Frequently asked questions at campus interviews<br />Campus Interviews – Dos and Don’ts<br />BIET ALUMNI<br />
  4. 4. Why Campus Interviews?<br />Campus Interview<br />BIET 2011<br />BIET ALUMNI<br />
  5. 5. Why Campus Interviews?<br />For the students <br /><ul><li>Quite a few job options even before graduation
  6. 6. Very little competition to deal with
  7. 7. The easiest way to get a job
  8. 8. Insight into the job market</li></ul>BIET 2011<br />BIET ALUMNI<br />
  9. 9. Why Campus Interviews?<br />For the companies<br /><ul><li>Hassle free and reliable way to rope-in talent.
  10. 10. Reputation of the college and the alumni provide a benchmark on the quality of talent.</li></ul>Win-win solution for the companies as well as the students<br />BIET 2011<br />BIET ALUMNI<br />
  11. 11. What Do Companies Expect From You?<br />Campus Interview<br />BIET 2011<br />BIET ALUMNI<br />
  12. 12. What Do Companies Expect From You?<br /><ul><li>Ability to learn.
  13. 13. Ability to work in a team.
  14. 14. Positive attitude and passion towards work.
  15. 15. Aptitude that meets the job description.</li></ul>BIET 2011<br />BIET ALUMNI<br />
  16. 16. How To Prepare For Campus Interviews?<br />Campus Interview<br />BIET 2011<br />BIET ALUMNI<br />
  17. 17. How To Prepare For Campus Interviews?<br /><ul><li>Prepare your CV carefully - Be ready to justify each word in your CV.
  18. 18. Go through the interview “FAQ” and rehearse your answers – This will boost your confidence.
  19. 19. Know whatever you studied during your Engineering course.
  20. 20. Do some background research on the company.
  21. 21. Standard X mathematics is all you need to get through aptitude tests.
  22. 22. Solving some puzzles will be helpful as well.
  23. 23. Form study groups with friends who share a common interest. This would help you prepare for GD, aptitude tests, etc.</li></ul>BIET 2011<br />BIET ALUMNI<br />
  24. 24. Frequently Asked Questions<br />Campus Interview<br />BIET 2011<br />BIET ALUMNI<br />
  25. 25. Frequently Asked Questions<br /><ul><li>Tell me about yourself.
  26. 26. Why weren't your grades better?
  27. 27. What is your favorite subject?
  28. 28. Tell me about your project?
  29. 29. What's your greatest achievement till date?
  30. 30. What is your biggest weakness?
  31. 31. How do you usually go about solving a problem?
  32. 32. Why do you want to work in this industry? </li></ul>BIET 2011<br />BIET ALUMNI<br />
  33. 33. Campus Interview Dos and Don’ts<br />Campus Interview<br />BIET 2011<br />BIET ALUMNI<br />
  34. 34. Campus Interview Dos<br /><ul><li> Dress appropriately for the interview. Avoid casual wears.
  35. 35. Ensure you carry all the necessary documents with you.
  36. 36. Greet the interviewer with a smile.
  37. 37. Share what you are passionate about.
  38. 38. Maintain good eye contact during the interview.
  39. 39. Ask for clarification if you don't understand a question. 
  40. 40. Exhibit a positive attitude.
  41. 41. Treat other people you encounter with courtesy and respect.
  42. 42. Ask questions to the interviewer.</li></ul>BIET 2011<br />BIET ALUMNI<br />
  43. 43. Campus Interview Don’ts<br />Don’t be late to the interview. <br />Don’t carry an outdated CV.<br />Don't make negative comments about professors or project mates. <br />Don't falsify application materials or answers to interview questions.<br />Don't exhibit frustrations or a negative attitude in an interview.<br />Don't take a cell phone call. Don't look at/reply to a text message.<br />Don’t make excuses. Take responsibility of your actions.<br />Don’t try to be someone you are not!<br />BIET 2011<br />BIET ALUMNI<br />
  44. 44. END<br />Campus Interview<br />BIET 2011<br />BIET ALUMNI<br />