EXL Interview Questions

Excerpts from interview #1:
(A student has scored CGPA 7.8 in graduation, 83.4% in 12th and 88.75% 10th for a job profile business analyst)
Technical interview and HR interview:
  • Tell me something about yourself.
  • Tell me about the approaches which you used to counter the DI problems.
  • What is the difference RDBMS and Graph Database?
  • Difference between aggregate functions of sql?
  • Tell me about the projects apart from the ones which are not mentioned in the resume.
  • Why did you prefer the graph database (Neo4j) not any other?
  • How many squares are there on a chess board?
  • How will you cut an equilateral triangle into 4 equal equilateral triangles?
  • Why do you want to join the company?
  • What is the difference between functions and scalar functions?
  • Tell me about pre-defined functions of sql?
Excerpts from interview #2:
(A student has scored CGPA 7.8 in graduation, 83.4% in 12th and 88.75% 10th for the analytic Consultancy)
Technical interview:
  • What is the difference between charge card and credit card?
  • How do credit card companies/ banks make money? What is the main source of making money?
  • How many edges are there in 3D cube, 4D cube and 2D cube?(puzzle based questions)
  • How many people are there in the air in the given day in US?(guess estimate question)
  • How would you estimate American Airline’s annual revenue?
HR interview:
  • Tell me about yourself.
  • Why would you want to join this company?
  • Describe yourself in one word.
  • On a scale of one to ten, rate me as an interviewer.
  • Would you lie for the company?
  • What is your dream company?
Excerpts from interview #3:
(A student has scored CGPA 8.1 in graduation, 82.6% in 12th and 75.2% 10th)
Technical interview:
  • Tell us about any technical projects that you have undertaken in the past 3 years?
  • Why did you choose this specific project?
  • Which and why language did you choose for your particular project?
  • Basic concepts of C language?
  • What is an empty class? What functionality does it offer in java?
HR interview:
  • Tell me about your highs and lows in these 4 years of college life.
  • Logical Based Questions: You have a cake. How would you divide it into 8 pieces using only 3 lines?
  • What is your career goal?
  • What is your dream holiday destination?
  • What are the qualities of a team leader?
Excerpts from interview #4:
(A student has scored CGPA 7.4 in graduation, 78.1% in 12th and 76.3% 10th)
Technical interview:
  • Difference between goto, long jmp() and setjmp()?
  • Can an array be an Ivalue?
  • Are bit fields portable?
  • Explain macro and its usage?
  • Explain “bit masking”?
  • How many levels deep can you nest include files?
  • How do you create type- insensitive operator?
HR interview:
  • Give me an example of your creativity.
  • On a scale of 1 to 10 rate yourself as a person.
  • Who has inspired you the most in your life and why?
  • If you win a $10 million lottery, will you still work?
  • What is the toughest decision you ever had to make?
  • Any questions?
Excerpts from interview #5:
(A student has scored CGPA 7.3 in graduation, 71.6% in 12th and 68.3% 10th for the job profile of Analytic Consultancy)
Technical interview:
  • Can you outline the various steps in an analytic project?
  • What do you do in data exploration
  • Tell me about data preparation?
  • How will you treat missing values?
  • How will you treat outlier values?
  • How do you assess the results of a logistic regression analysis?
HR interview:
  • What is your biggest regret in life?
  • Give us two of your biggest strengths and weaknesses.
  • What interests you the most about this position?
  • What are the here things that your friends will say about you?
  • How ambitious are you? Would you compete for the job?
  • What is your aim in life?
  • What is your short term goal?
  • How do you think your friends will define you?
Excerpts from interview #6:
(A student has scored CGPA 8.1 in graduation, 75.4% in 12th and 68.3% 10th)
Technical interview:
  • How do you implement tree mirroring?
  • Can procedure in package be overloaded?
  • What do you mean by threads in operating system?
  • Why is the prime motive behind companies using private cloud?
  • Write a program to print ASCII code for a given digit.
  • Can a procedure in a package be overloaded?
 HR interview:
  • Why should you be hired for this role?
  • Which TV series do you like the most? Enlist some major characteristics of this series.
  • Under what circumstances you will leave this job?
  • Would you like to suggest anything to us?
  • What qualities do you think will be required for this job?
  • Do you consider yourself successful?
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