Airtel Job Interview – IT – Pallavi Verma
Pallavi Verma, IT, Airtel shares her experience in this brief interview.
Please tell us about your Interview procedure at Airtel (Short listing procedure, GDs, Interviews).
- IT( for COE and IT)
- Supply Chain Management(for all B.E branches)
- Network(for ECE and ICE).
The cutoff was 60% in B.E., 70% in class 12th and 80% in class 10th. First round was a written test consisting of 25 MCQ’s(15 general aptitude and 10 technical) to be done in 20 minutes. Technical questions were output based mainly in C and 1-2 in java and C++, with 3-4 questions on dbms and networking. The questions were fairly easy and straightforward with no negative marking.
10 students were shortlisted for IT profile. Second round was technical PI that lasted for about 30-35 minutes. It was mostly resume based and few questions on C/C++, OS and DS.
Final round was HR which included questions like why do you want to join airtel, what is one thing you are pathetic at, how do you plan to survive in a cut throat competitive world of airtel, values learned during your college life.
What all internships and projects you did while? How did you get them?
I did an internship in a start-up named Refiral as a Product Developer Associate after my second year. I got this internship from the campus itself.
What makes this company different from other firms?
Growth of innovation in its offerings, good management role and diversified assignments, great exposure in various domains of telecom industry.
Elaborate on the type of work in this kind of role?
It will be a blend of tech and non tech work requiring managerial and leadership qualities.
What all growth opportunities does this company provide? Are there any global exposures?
There is a continuous focus on the fast track career growth and leadership development of employees hired as YTL at airtel. Airtel operates in 20 countries across South Asia, Africa and the Channel Islands. So, if they see value in your candidature, it does provide opportunities and exposure across the businesses globally.
Would you like to give any general advice to your juniors?
Sure. Don’t get into the rat-race for a stud-like CV instead aim for learning and focus more on enhancing your skills. Practice to make your weak areas moderate and excelling at strong areas. Analyse your mistakes and learn from them. Lastly, have fun, be part of your college’s fest or extra-curricular activities you like and enjoy.