How to crack the HCL interview
- 02nd Mar, 2021
HCL is the fourth largest software company in all over India and getting a job in HCL is a dream for many candidates. There are several designations for which you can apply but without proper knowledge, it is almost impossible to crack any interview. So, here is the complete guide on How to crack the HCL interview.
About the Company
HCL or Hindustan Computers Limited is one of the largest Indian MNC companies with its headquarters in Noida, Uttar Pradesh. The founders of HCL technologies are Shiv Nadar and Arjun Malhotra. The current CEO of HCL is C Vijayakumar. The subsidiaries of HCL are BigFix Inc, Actian, Geometric limited, HCL Axon and so on. HCL technologies are itself a subsidiary of HCL enterprises. They are dealing very well with services like information technology, digital and analytics, DRYiCE and cybersecurity. There are many more services being delivered by HCL like enterprise transformation, IT Consulting, engineering and R&D, remote infrastructure management and BPO.
How to crack the interview
If you have plans for giving the interview in HCL then look closely towards the job description and position for which you are going to apply. Check the skills for which recruiters are looking for. If you find yourself a suitable candidate for the job opening then without having any second thought apply for it.
Process of the interview
Just like any other MNC company, the process of an interview in HCL is also having many rounds. In order to get selected you have to clear each and every round. So, there are a total of four rounds for selection.
Round 1: Written-test
First-round is as simple as a written exam with nominal MCQs. It is the exam which will be conducted for checking your grammar. You can find the questions on idioms and phrases, synonyms, comprehension, fill in the blanks, etc.
Round 2: Ground Discussion
In this round, your voice accent and speaking skills are analyzed. You may also get a particular topic on which you need to speak at least for a minute. So, be calm and clear with your facts, good confidence is the main key for cracking this round.
Round 3: Technical round
It can be one of the difficult rounds for some candidates. To clarify this round give yourself a thorough check on different subjects like DBMS, networking, algorithm, Oops, and programming language. Most of the questions can be from these topics and from your favorite language.
Round 4: HR Round
The last and final round is HR round. You are not going to be asked any difficult questions. Some simple and general questions will be asked by HR and on the basis of your response and manners, you can get selected.
Some previously asked questions
There are many questions that have been asked during the technical and HR interview rounds.
Some of them are,
- How was your experience with GD and what was your topic?
- Why do you think I should hire you?
- Which Coding language do you like the most?
- What is your favorite area of work?
- What are the basic concepts of OOPS?