Ashok Leyland Interview Questions

Excerpts from Interview #1:
(CGPA 6.20 in Graduation, 75% in 12th and 90% in 10th).
Technical Interview:
  • Which instrument is used for measuring high temperatures?
  • Explain heat treatment. Why and how is it done?
  • Describe Hooke's Coupling and its uses.
  • Tell us about the working of a 6-stroke engine.
  • Classify drilling machines.
  • Define elastic limit and yield point.
  • Define riveted joints.
HR Interview:
  • Introduce yourself.
  • Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
  • Why should we hire you?
  • What are your future plans?
  • What are your strengths? Weakness?
  • If you could be any animal, what would it be?
  • How can you contribute to this company?
  • What kind of a manager would you be?
  • Will you do anything necessary on the job?
  • What do you know about our competitors in the market?
Excerpts from Interview #2:
(CGPA 6.7 in Graduation, 83% in 12th and 77.43% in 10th.)
Technical interview:
  • What Is Hess's Law? State its implications.
  • What is the use of re-heater in a gas turbine?
  • Differentiate between torque and power.
  • What is DTSI technology?
  • Define Poisson's ratio.
  • Define white metals.
  • Explain Rankine cycle.
HR Interview:
  • Introduce yourself.
  • Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
  • Why should we hire you?
  • Are you a team player?
  • What motivates you?
  • Why should I hire you?
  • Are you a goal-oriented person?
  • Tell me about some of your recent goals and what you did to achieve them.
  • What are your short-term goals?
  • What is your long-range objective?
  • What would you have been if not a Mechanical Engineer?
Excerpts from Interview #3:
(CGPA 7.64 in Graduation, 83% in 12th and 81% in 10th.)
Technical interview:
  • What are sliding contact bearings?
  • Differentiate between stress and strain.
  • Classify milling machines.
  • Define Hook's law.
  • What are internal combustion engines?
  • Explain the concept of hit and miss governing in IC engines.
  • How is technology significant in the field of mechanical engineering?
  • Discuss the Otto cycle.
HR Interview:
  • Introduce yourself.
  • Tell us about your extra-curricular activities.
  • What qualities would you look for in a candidate if you were in our position?
  • Tell us about the failures in your life.
  • Do you handle pressure well?
  • What is your greatest strength?
  • What is your greatest weakness?
  • If I were to ask one of your professors to describe you, what would he or she say?
  • Why did you choose to attend your college?
  • What changes would you make at your college?
Excerpts from Interview #4:
(CGPA 7.35 in Graduation, 86% in 12th and 76.43% in 10th.)
Technical interview:
  • Explain various types of breaks.
  • Explain the Otto cycle.
  • What is a pneumatic system and where is it used?
  • Explain the role of nitrogen in welding.
  • What is reciprocating air compressors.
  • Discuss about gear cutting machines.
  • What do you understand by Newtonian Fluid? Where is it used?
  • What is Brinell's hardness test ?
  • What is Kirchhoff's Law ?
HR Interview:
  • Introduce yourself.
  • Are you applying to other companies as well? If so, which are those?
  • Summarize your college life in 2 minutes.
  • Tell us about an experience where you had been a team member.
Excerpts from Interview #5:
(CGPA 6.65 in Graduation, 79% in 12th and 82% in 10th.)
Technical interview:
  • Describe the stress and strain curve of steel.
  • What do you understand by ductile-brittle transition temperature?
  • Which would you use - hydraulics or pneumatics?
  • Define dynamometers.
  • What are Green Field Projects?
  • Classify Lathes.
  • Differentiate between hot and cold working of the metals.
  • What are rolling bearings ?
  • What is extrusion? What is extrusion aluminum and what are its uses?
HR Interview:
  • Introduce yourself.
  • Tell us about your extra-curricular activities.
  • Tell us about an experience where you had been a team member.
  • Are you applying to other companies as well? If so, which are those?
  • Are you willing to travel? How much?
  • Is money important to you?
  • How much money do you need to make to be happy?
  • What kind of salary are you looking for?
  • What are your favourite subjects in your graduation and why?
  • Tell us about an experience where you had been a team member.
Excerpts from Interview #6:
(A CGC landran student having 10th grade- 82% 12th grade-70.3% and graduation score-70.56%)
Technical interview and HR Interview:
  • What will you do if you are offered higher salary at a different organisation while you are working with us?
  • What is the basic difference between honing and boring.
  • What are the different alloys of brass?
  • What do you mean by tempering?
  • What are different types of dies?
  • What do we use carburizing/nitriding chemicals for?
  • What is the function of flux in welding?
  • What are your strengths?
  • State two to three differences between two stroke and four stroke engine?
  • What are your favourite subjects in your graduation and why?
  • What do you want to be in the future?
  • Tell any 1 social problem that bothers you the most. Can you suggest any solution to this problem as a technical guy?
  • What is important to you: the money or the work?
  • Tell any 1 social problem that bothers you the most. Can you suggest any solution to this problem as a technical guy?
  • What is important to you: the money or the work?
  • Tell me about a time when you surmounted a major obstacle.
  • Tell me about a time when you prioritized the elements of a complicated project.
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