ABB Interview Questions

Excerpts from Interview #1:
(CGPA 6.22 in Graduation, 84.76% in 12th and 80.4% in 10th).
Technical Interview:
  • Why star delta starter is preferred to induction motor?
  • State the difference between generator and alternator.
  • Why is back emf used for a dc motor? Highlight its significance.
  • Convert 10110101 to decimal.
  • What is form factor ? what is its value for sinusoidal wave? What is its significance?
  • How can you relate power engineering with electrical engineering?
  • What is the usage of a megger ?
HR Interview:
  • Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
  • Why do you want to work with ABB?
  • What are the challenges facing the power and automation technology today?
  • What are your long-term goals?
Excerpts from Interview #2:
(CGPA 7.25 in Graduation, 85% in 12th and 82% in 10th.)
Technical interview:
  • Why AC systems are preferred over DC systems?
  • What is a slip in an induction motor?
  • Explain the application of storage batteries.
  • State Maximum Power Transfer theorem.
HR Interview:
  • Tell us about yourself.
  • Are you ready to handle a team under pressure? How will you manage them?
  • What challenges are you facing presently and how are you dealing with them?
  • What will you mark as your achievement during your college life?
Excerpts from Interview #3:
(CGPA 6.34 in Graduation, 76.2% in 12th and 81% in 10th.)
Technical interview:
  • What are the advantages of using Distributed Processing?
  • Explain various applications of the cloud platform.
  • Explain some concepts of OOPS.
  • Differentiate between a process and a program.
HR Interview:
  • Tell us about yourself.
  • What do you know about our company?
  • How will you react to a situation where you are assigned a task which is beyond your skills?
  • How long can you commit to work with us?
  • Do you have any questions for us?
Excerpts from Interview #4:
(CGPA 7.49 in Graduation, 81% in 12th and 89% in 10th.)
Technical interview:
  • What advantages does DBMS have over traditional file systems?
  • What is cache memory? Can we increase its size as large as 40 GB? What are its advantages and disadvantages?
  • What are the differences between DDL, DML and DCL in SQL?
  • What will happen if a thrown exception is not handled?
HR Interview:
  • Tell us about yourself.
  • What do you know about our competitors?
  • What are your weaknesses and why we should not hire you?
  • Basic puzzles.
  • A lot of companies have visited your campus for recruitments, why haven’t you been placed yet?
Excerpts from Interview #5:
(CGPA 8.21 in Graduation, 85.2% in 12th and 82% in 10th.)
Technical interview:
  • Explain the process of commutation in a DC Machine.
  • Explain various types of losses in DC Motor.
  • Mention the disadvantages of a low power factor? How can it be improved?
  • Compare JFETs and MOSFETS.
HR Interview:
  • Tell us about yourself.
  • Why do you think you’re a suitable candidate for this job?
  • What do you do daily to improve your knowledge?
  • How do you plan to improve upon our product?
Excerpts from Interview #6:
(PEC student having 10th grade- 91.3% 12th grade - 87.2% and graduation score- 65.4%)
Technical interview:
  • Current equation in series RLC circuits.
  • Difference between JAVA and C
  • What are your strengths and weaknesses in IT.
HR Interview:
  • Tell us some strengths of your personality.
  • Give an example which describes that you are hard working.
  • What do you regret in your life?
  • What are your achievements?
  • What challenges are you facing in your domain?
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