Punj-Lloyd Interview Questions

Excerpts from Interview #1:
(A B.E. ECE student having 10th grade - 92.4%, 12th grade - 86%, Graduation score - 65.4%)
Technical Interview:
  • Define Rankine cycle.
  • What is a perfect black body?
  • Discuss advantage of different types of screw.
  • Discuss carnot cycle.
  • Discuss brayton cycle.
  • How do you define efficiency of air compressors ?
  • Define Psychrometric chart .
  • What is pitch circle in gears?
HR Interview:
  • Introduce yourself?
  • Can strength be a weakness?
  • Why Punj-Lloyd?
  • What are your expectations from the company?
  • Do you have any questions for us?
  • Do you handle conflict well?
  • Tell me about a time when you got bogged down in the details of a project.
  • Who were your favorite professors? Why?
  • What do you want to do with your life?
  • Tell me about a time when you had to make an important decision with limited facts.
Excerpts from Interview #2:
(An engg student having 10th grade- 78.9% 12th grade-71.08% and graduation score-67.9%)
Technical interview:
  • Differentiate static and kinetic friction.
  • What do you understand by Oldham's coupling ?
  • What is Redlich Kwong equation?
  • What is reciprocating air compressor?
  • Discuss the Otto cycle with diagram.
  • Categorize welding processes.
HR Interview:
  • What is your dream job?
  • What is the most difficult situation that you have ever faced in life?
  • Why Punj-Lloyd?
  • What qualities do you feel a successful manager should have?
  • What do you want to be in the future?
  • Tell me about a time when you set your sights too high (or too low).
  • What is your greatest strength?
  • Would your rather work with information or with people?
  • Do you have any actual work experience?
Excerpts from Interview #3:
(An engg student having 10th grade- 90% 12th grade-81.2% and graduation score-74.9%)
Technical interview:
  • What is third law of thermodynamics?
  • What is Plank's Law?
  • Discuss the basic functionioning of air conditioner.
  • Differentiate between allen and eye bolt.
  • What is age hardening ?
  • What does dynamics of machines deals with ?
  • Discuss steam engines.What is its overall efficiency ?
HR Interview:
  • Mention any three good or bad qualities that your friends would tell us about you. How accurate do you think they are in their observations? (If Yes or No, please explain why.)
  • What are your strengths and weaknesses? Where do you see yourself 5 years down the line?
  • Tell me about a time when you anticipated potential problems and developed preventive measures.
  • Why are you interested in our company?
  • What are your short-term goals?
  • Do you handle pressure well?
  • What kind of salary are you looking for?
  • What do you know about our company?
  • Do you have any questions for us?
Excerpts from Interview #4:
(Punjab University student having 10th grade- 76.23% 12th grade - 89.2% and graduation score- 72.43%)
Technical interview:
  • Define newton's law of viscosity.
  • What is blading efficiency of steam turbines ?
  • What is a gray surface?
  • What is hook's law ?
  • Why is metal spinning done?
  • Define rivets.
  • Define surge tank.
  • What is isentropic body ?
HR Interview:
  • You may have to work on different technologies and in different place. Are you ready to relocate?
  • What are your future plans? Do you wish to go for an MBA program immediately after the completion of degree?
  • What is your long-range objective?
  • Are you willing to travel? How much?
  • Tell me about a time when you were unable to complete a project on time.
  • Tell me about a time when you lost (or won) an important contract.
  • Where do you want to be ten years from now?
  • What do you think it takes to be successful in this career?
  • Tell me about instances when you displayed leadership qualities at your college?
  • What is your ambition in life?
Excerpts from Interview #5:
(CCET student having 10th grade- 94.6% 12th grade - 85.7% and graduation score- 67.22%)
Technical interview:
  • What is hot working of metals? Give some of its principal methods.
  • What is cold working of metals? Give some of its principal methods.
  • How do you classify lathes?
  • How do you classify shapers?
  • What is a master gauge?
  • Define cold extruding.
  • What is Poisson's ratio?
  • Define fatigue.
HR Interview:
  • You attended the pre-placement talk, tell us few negative points about the presentation and how should we improvise for the next time?
  • How do you define your goals in life? Do you believe in making plans and strategies for the future or believe in grabbing opportunities as they come?
  • Tell me about a time when you had to adapt to a difficult situation.
  • What goals do you have in your career?
  • Tell me about a time when you were forced to make an unpopular decision.
  • If I were to ask one of your professors to describe you, what would he or she say?
  • If you had to live your life over again, what would you change?
  • Tell me about a time when you were tolerant of an opinion that was different from yours.
  • Tell me about a time when you made a bad decision.
  • You have to attend your meeting related to your work but you also have to complete work for your client, how will you manage in this situation?
Excerpts from Interview #6:
(PEC student having 10th grade- 91.3% 12th grade - 87.2% and graduation score- 65.4%)
Technical interview:
  • Define stiffness.
  • Why is vanadium added to steel as an alloy element?
  • What is orthogonal cutting of metals?
  • What is a breakeven point in industrial management?
  • What is burnishing?
  • On which cycle gas turbine works on?
HR Interview:
  • Tell us about your highs and lows in these 4 years of college life.
  • We have undergoing projects all over India, is it feasible for you as an employee if your job profile requires frequent travelling or relocation to a place away from your current residence?
  • Tell me about a time when you made a bad decision.
  • What are your favourite subjects in your graduation and why?
  • When did you decide on this career?
  • Do you enjoy doing independent research?
  • What were your favorite classes? Why?
  • Logical or Choice Based Questions: You have a cake. How would you divide it into 8 pieces using only 3 lines?
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