Infosys Recruitment Pattern 2018

Infosys Recruitment Pattern 2018

Infosys will slow down on hiring this year and now wants to recruit only the best people in the company and thus have changed the recruitment pattern in 2018. On this page you will find all the information that you need to know to clear the Infosys test and get a job in your dream company.

Infosys Recruitment Pattern 2018 for Freshers

Latest Recruitment Pattern for Freshers Infosys 2018

  • Number of Employees – 200,364
  • Most Probable Job Locations – Bangalore, Pune, Mumbai, 
  • Headquarters – Bangalore
  • Revenue – US$10.93 billion
  • CEO – Salil S. Parekh

The above information should be remembered by applying candidate as these are asked by the interviewer almost in all interviews.

Infosys will hire about 5000 freshers (will give offer to 14,000 candidates, out which only 33% eventually choose to join Infosys) this year and the number of people applying for Infosys this year is expected to be about 2.8 Lakhs.

The following is the recruitment pattern for Infosys in 2018 –

  • Logical Reasoning
  • Verbal English
  • Quants

Logical Reasoning –

  1. This is the first section in the exam.
  2. Logical Reasoning is the toughest section of the paper.
  3. Number of Questions in the logical reasoning section are 15.
  4. The time given to solve this section is 35 mins
  5. Topics asked in the Logical section are – Data Interpretation, Logical Deduction, Direction Sense, Seating Arrangements, Cryptarithmetic, Number Series, Coding Decoding etc
  6. Approx cut off
    1. Off Campus – 12 Questions
    2. On Campus – 10 to 11 questions

Quants –

  1. After Logical Reasoning section quants is the next section
  2. This section is of moderate in difficulty
  3. Number of questions in this section are 10
  4. The time given to solve is 15 mins
  5. Topics asked in this section are – Percentages, Data Interpretation, Permutation and Combination, Probability
    Areas, Shapes, Perimeter, Speed Time and Distance / Boats and Streams, Time and Work, Profit and Loss, Mixtures and Allegation
  6. Approx cut off
    1. Off Campus – 8 Questions
    2. On Campus – 6 to 7 questions

Verbal English – 

  1. This section may be the toughest section for people who are not proficient in English and have not studied from a good CBSE, ICSE schools.
  2. From our analytics students from state board find this section to be toughest.
  3. This is the last section in the test.
  4. The number of questions in this section are 40
  5. The time given to solve this section is 35 mins
  6. Topics for this section are -Reading Comprehension, Sentence Correction, Sentence Completion, Para Jumbles, Analogy, Fill in the Blanks, One Word Substitution
  7. Approx cut off
    1. Off Campus – 32 Questions
    2. On Campus – 26 to 28 questions

Once you clear this round then there is Interview round

The first interview is Technical Interview and post that HR Interview is there.

Infosys also follows two tier Interview structure like Cognizant. There are two interview processes –

Grade A colleges like – NITs

  • Written Round
  • HR Interview

Grade B and C colleges like – IP University and Amity

  • Written Round
  • Technical Interview
  • HR Interview

Before 2017 Infosys used to not ask Coding or C/OOPS questions from candidates on Non CS-IT branches.

But, now since they don’t discriminate. They will ask Coding and C/OOPS Technical Questions from Non CS-IT branches also. You’re applying for a IT services company, they will obviously expect you to know coding.

Syllabus for Interview

  • C/OOPS/ C++ or Java (all branches)
  • Coding Questions (all branches)
  • OS/CN/Software Engineering/DBMS (CS/IT branches)
  • Project specific theory from Resume(all Branches)

For CS/IT branches 

  1. Approx 40% time for C/OOPS/ C++ or Java
  2. 30% time for Coding questions(Find Coding Dashboard below)
  3. 20% time Core CS subjects like CN/DBMS/Software Engineering
  4. 10% time for final year Project based questiosn

For non-CS-IT Branches

  1. 50% time for C/OOPS/C++ or Java
  2. 30% time for Coding Questions(Find Coding Dashboard below)
  3. 10% time on Project Diagrams, theory, definitions
  4. 20% time for theory related to subject of your final year project

Mostly, for non-CS/IT people, the interviewer may not be from your branch he will google questions from the subject your project is related to. So, make sure that you visit first few pages of related subject to your project.

  1. Technical
    1. Infosys like TCS, likes to go in Technical details of your Branch Projects, definitions, diagrams, code etc
    2. Other companies like Cognizant and Accenture specifically like to keep it non technical and focus more on English.
  2. Duration of Interview
    1. While in Accenture and CTS the duration of Interview is around 15 mins
    2. For Infosys it ranges anywhere between 25 mins to 40 mins
  3. Coding Questions
    1. Companies like Accenture and Deloitte don’t ask coding questions at all
    2. But, Infosys, Wipro will ask you basic coding questions like Palindrome, pattern printing etc even if you’re from Non CS IT round. You will find Coding Questions asked in Infosys on our Infosys Coding Interview Dashboard here.
  4. C / OOPS Questions
    1. Infosys just like TCS, does ask C / OOPS concept to all Branches. Well, you’re applying to an IT company they expect you to know a little about C / OOPS theory.
    2. Companies like Accenture, Deloitte don’t ask C / OOPS concept. But, their training is very difficult, so even if you get selected. You need to learn all about coding and technical aspects
  5. Freedom of Topic Selection
    1. All bulk companies give freedom of topic selection to you, generally the interviewer will ask you the favourite subject and will ask questions from that, or will ask you the questions from topics, chapters and projects mentioned in your Resume.

Study from our Interview Dashboard here.

Most asked HR Interview Questions.

  • My first question was tell me about yourself?
  • Are you fine with working in night shifts?
  • Why should we hire you?
  • Why do you want to join Infosys?
  • What is your greatest strength?
  • What do you want to achieve in the next 5 years?
  • What is your greatest weakness?
  • What is your greatest achievement?
  • What is the difference between hard work and smart work
  • On a scale of 1 to 10 how would you rate yourself as a leader?
  • What makes you angry?
  • Are you open to take risks? or Do you like experimenting?
  • What are your future goals?
  • Tell me about your short term and long-term goals.
  • What motivates you?
  • What are your hobbies? or
  • What are you passionate about?