Infosys Technical Interview Process – Software Engineer – Pragati Sharma
Pragati Sharma, Software Engineer at Infosys Shares her experience in this brief interview
College: Maharaja Surajmal Institute of technology
Please tell us about your Interview/Selection procedure
The shortlisting procedure involved a computer based Aptitude and Verbal Ability test followed by an interviewer with the HR heads. The interview was one to one. The questions ranged from technical to risk assessment questions. Questions were primarily scenario based.
What and how many internships and projects you did at college? How did you get them?
I had done an internship in Northern Railways that I fetched by means of an interview with the trainer. I have done a minor project on “Software Quality Prediction based on NeuroFuzzy”. I did another project during my internship on Product Management and another project last year based on a Quiz System.
What makes this company different from other firms?
This company is a major player in Innovation and Technology. The products created by Infosys come handy to the general public. Infosys is also into outsourcing.
How did you prepare for the placement/internship season? What advice would you give to your juniors regarding the placement season?
Go through the basics of all the important subjects you have studied. Communication is the most pivotal of all the things. Pay attention to way you hone up your technical skilla and vocabulary.
What’s the role of academics in getting a good placement?
I have a percentage of approximately 89% till the 6th sem. But I believe percentage is just a rejection criteria. Above the threshold, everyone is considered same. I didn’t get any edge because of that.
Elaborate on the type of work in this kind of role?
System Engineer is a job of developing new software’s according to the customer’s demands and requirements. It basically involves meeting the customer’s expectations and needs.
What growth opportunities does this company provide? Is there any global exposure?
Global exposure is limited but a lot of learning is involved in the technical domain. Growth opportunity is moderate.
Would you like to give any general advice to your juniors?
Just be confidence on the day of the placement activity. Be proactive during the interview . Have faith in yourself and your caliber and you’ll go places.