PROFILE : Ninja
PACKAGE : 3.36 lakhs per annum
LOCATION : Lucknow
CANDIDATE’S NAME : Satyam Awasthi
VERDICT : Accepted
CodeVita is world’s largest coding contest being organized every year by TATA Consultancy Services Limited. I had solved 3 problems out of 6. These problems were mathematical in nature.
Few days after the contest ended, i received an interview call from TCS HR. My interview was scheduled in the first shift (morning).
After 2 hours my name was called for 1st round i.e Technical round
I : Good Morning Satyam, How are you ?
Me : Good Morning Sir, i am fine.
I : Satyam, give me your brief introduction.
Me : Told about my schooling, my achievements, my skill-sets and ended with telling them about my short & long term goals.
My project was based on Machile Learning, and hence i had mentioned that in my resume. This gave him a chance to throw some good questions of ML to me.
I : You have used ML in your projects ?
Me : Yes sir.
I : Ok, so tell me something about Machine Learning ?
Me : Told him the basic definition of machine learning.
I : How it is different from Artificial Intelligence ?
Me : Told by giving him examples.
I : What is deep learning ?
Me : Told him, with few “blank-face moments”.
I : Tell me different types of ML ?
Me : Told him about Supervised, Unsupervised, & Reinforcement.
I : What is Semi Supervised Learning ?
Me : (after thinking a minute), sorry sir, i don’t know.
I : Ok, explain me the algorithm that you are using for feature extraction in your project.
Me : Told.
I : Fine, quite convincing. Why Python is better than C ?
Me : (as python is my favorite language), explained him 3-5 points.
I : What do you mean by Lambda Function ?
Me : Told.
I : Ok satyam, what you know about Access modifier ?
Me : explained.
I : Ok satyam, we are done now, please wait outside.
After few minutes my name was called, and it was a kind of HR round.
Panel was including one member,
So, please tell me something about yourself.
I told him.
Are you team worker or you love working alone.
I told him that i believe in teamwork.
Have you ever been a team lead.
Yes sir, i got a couple of chances to lead my team.
Good, please tell me when ?
He wanted a proper explanation, so i explained him and he was convinced.
What are the qualities of good leader ?
Atlast he asked me about my certificates.
Now, the last round – Managerial
It was indeed a good convo. round. Discussions on personal life, some core questions about TCS, like When was TCS established ?
What do you know about TATA Group ?
Why TCS, not Wipro ?
Results were announced via mail, i was SELECTED !!