Name: Kunal Joshi
College: Delhi University, Delhi
Branch: Computer Science
Type of Interview: ON-Campus Interview
CGI or Canadian Global Information Technology Consulting is an international IT Service and consultation firm. It conducted a campus drive interview at our university in the former year. Being a fresher, this was my first interview for which I wanted to be fully prepared. My seniors were a great help in the process, as they suggested the PrepInsta Practice Sample Papers for the test round.
The qualifications must be:
BE/B.Tech (All Streams)
MCA/MSc (Computer Science)
Minimum 65% in BE/B.Tech
Minimum 60% in 10th and 12th
Number of Rounds
HR Interview (Face-to-face interview)
The detailed criteria of the rounds are mentioned below:
|Written test round||Questions||Time Given||Topic Included|
|Quants||16 Questions||16 mins||Pipes and Cisterns,
Profit and Loss,
Time, Speed and Distance,
Permutation and Combinations, Ratio & Proportion,
|Logical Reasoning||18 Questions||18 mins||Odd Man Out,
Analogy and Classification recognition,
|Verbal Reasoning||22 Questions||25 mins||Comprehension, ordering
Sentence, Development & Construction,
Proposition & Conjunctions,
Inferential and Literal understanding
Articles & Tenses
|Computer Programming||25 Questions||25 mins||Searching and Sorting,
Complexity Speculation, Heap
|Coding||2 Questions||45 mins||Code Optimization and Pattern Making|
All the above questions were of medium difficulty range with no negative marking. The overall cut-off fixed by AMCAT was 70 percentile. I cleared the cut-off and therefore, was eligible for the subsequent rounds.
This round was eligible for all those students who managed to pass the round 1. For the group discussion, all the participants were divided into groups, and each group is given a topic. The topics were related to everyday activities and events prevalent around society. My group was asked to discuss about “The influence of IT on the economy as a whole”
The interviewer was judging us on our level of confidence, convincing ability, and communication skills.
HR Interview or Face to Face Interview Round
This round was not at all challenging and initially the HR asked me questions regarding my interests and key attributes I possess. Further, I was asked to rate myself in terms of teamwork, communication and interaction skills, as well as my understanding or knowledge about CGI company. Followed by the same, I was asked a few questions about computer programming including C and C++, along with details of Linux. An offer was given to me in a week concerning the training period, and a joining letter was sent after a month.