HAL Interview Questions

Excerpts from Interview #1:
(Engineering student having 10th grade- 84.2% 12th grade-78.7% and graduation score-75.3%)
Technical Interview:
  • State at least three objectives of Aerodynamics?
  • What is the range of value of Mach number for Subsonic, Transonic and Hypersonic flow?
  • What do you mean by Aerodynamic Analysis?
  • What is Isolation Efficiency?
HR Interview:
  • Introduce Yourself.
  • Why do you have an inclination towards this industry?
  • Give a brief about your family background.
  • Why would you opt for a government and not a private job?
  • Technical Questions on Working of Capacitors, Filters, Micro-controller.
  • State any two of your weaknesses.
Excerpts from Interview #2:
(CSE student with 7.14 CGPA and having 86.2 % in 12th and 89.2 % in 10th standard.)
Technical interview:
  • What is encapsulation in C++? Give an example.
  • Explain various types of scheduling in operating system.
  • Questions on project undertaken during summer internship
  • What do you know about Ipv4 and Ipv6?
  • Explain the principle of quicksort. What is its complexity?
HR Interview:
  • Tell us about your extra-curricular activities.
  • What is your aim in life?
  • State any three weaknesses and strengths.
  • Are you willing to relocate or travel?
  • Rate us as interviewers on a scale of 1 to 10.
Excerpts from Interview #3:
(ECE student with profile as 6.52 CGPA and having 71.4 % in 12th and 74.5 % in 10th.)
Technical interview:
  • State one difference between a template class and class template.
  • What are AVL trees?
  • What is write ahead logging in DBMS?
  • Write syntax to define friend functions in C++.
  • Give an example of SQL injection attack ?
HR Interview:
  • Introduce yourself.
  • Why should we hire you?
  • Why do you want to work at our company?
  • What is your aim in life? What are you doing to achieve it?
Excerpts from Interview #4:
(Computer Science Engineering student with profile as 7.7 CGPA and having 84.4 % in 12th and 86.2 % in 10th.)
Technical interview:
  • Define view, sequence and index in DBMS.
  • Difference between macros and inline functions? Can a function be forced as inline?
  • What are pointer-to-members in C++? Give their syntax.
  • What are the properties of a primary key in DBMS?
HR Interview:
  • What would you be if not a computer engineer?
  • What do your parents think about you?
  • What will you do if you're not selected?
  • What positive points will your friends say about you?
Excerpts from Interview #5:
(ECE background with profile as 7.25 CGPA and having 79.1 % in 12th and 84.7 % in 10th.)
Technical interview:
  • Write a program to reverse a linked list.
  • Difference between pointer to constant and constant pointer to a constant. Give example.
  • What will happen if a pointer is deleted twice?
  • What will happen if an array goes out-of-bounds?
HR Interview:
  • How has college life changed you?
  • What kind of music do you listen to?
  • What is your daily schedule?
  • Give us an example where you performed under pressure.
Excerpts from Interview #6:
(IT student with profile as 6.55 CGPA and having 79 % in 12th and 86.1 % in 10th.)
Technical interview:
  • Explain the various states of a transaction.
  • What is Round-Robin scheduling?
  • What is a subnet mask? What are its various classes?
  • What all information does a URL contain?
HR Interview:
  • Why did you choose IT engineering stream?
  • How do you spend your Sundays?
  • Why do you want to join HAL?
  • Are you willing to relocate?
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