Saint-Gobain Interview Questions

Excerpts from Interview #1:
(B. Tech background, with academic profile as 6.45 CGPA, 82.8% in 12th and 91.7% in 10th)
Technical Interview:
  • Tell us about the projects you have written about in your resume.
  • What area of building products are you most familiar with?
  • What are the causes of building collapse?
  • How are freeway bridges built?
  • Which is stronger solid steel rod or hollow steel pipe?
HR Interview:
  • Tell us about your family.
  • If it were to your last day on this planet, how would you spend it?
  • Why did you sit for the interviews for this company?
  • What extra-circular activities are you involved in?
  • Will you be comfortable in relocating?
Excerpts from Interview #2:
(B. Tech background, with academic profile as 7.18 CGPA, 89.4% in 12th and 90.4% in 10th)
Technical interview:
  • What are the steps involved in the concreting process?
  • What reinforcements are used in the process of prestressing?
  • Tell me the difference between QA and QC?
  • What is the origin of name Railway Sleepers?
  • Will water damage concrete?
HR Interview:
  • Describe yourself in 3 words.
  • Why should we hire you over other candidates?
  • What is your weakness?
  • Why Saint Gobain?
  • Are you placed somewhere else?
Excerpts from Interview #3:
(B. Tech background, with academic profile as 6.5 CGPA, 88.5% in 12th and 95% in 10th)
 Technical interview:
  • Explain the network Indian Railways implement.
  • What is the distance between railway tracks?
  • What do you mean by honeycomb in concrete?
  • What is the purpose of the gap in the road on the bridge?
  • Tell me about the difference between horizon and horizontal mining?
HR Interview:
  • Tell me what all you know about the company?
  • Tell us one thing you hate the most.
  • What are your greatest strengths?
  • What extra-curricular activities are you involved in?
Excerpts from Interview #4:
(B. Tech background, with academic profile as 8.8 CGPA, 92% in 12th and 91.2% in 10th)
 Technical interview:
  • Tell me about soil reinforcement?
  • What is the force exerted by the Tacoma narrows bridge?
  • Why nautical mile is different from statute mile?
  • How do you calculate the power of a centrifugal pump?
  • What is braced excavation all about?
HR Interview:
  • Tell us about yourself.
  • Have you ever held an important post in this college or your school life?
  • Who is your ideal and why?
  • Tell me about your something about training
Excerpts from Interview #5:
(B. Tech background, with academic profile as 7.12 CGPA, 94.2% in 12th and 84.3% in 10th)
Technical interview:
  • What is the largest concrete dam?
  • What is the tallest man made structure in the world?
  • What is absolute pressure?
  • Tell me about rigging?
  • How to calculate absolute pressure?
HR Interview:
  • How was your day?
  • Were the interviews difficult?
  • Have you already been placed?
  • What have been your highs and lows in the 4 years of college life?
Excerpts from Interview #6:
(B. Tech background, with academic profile as 7.32 CGPA, 92% in 12th and 94% in 10th)
 Technical interview:
  • How dynamic viscosity of liquid does gets affected with the rise in temperature?
  • What do you mean by inertia force in liquid?
  • Tell me the difference between absorption& adsorption and sorption?
  • How are freeway bridges built?
HR Interview:
  • Why should we select you over other candidates?
  • Have you already been placed?
  • Who is your ideal and why?
  • Tell us one thing you hate the most.
  • Are you placed somewhere else?
  • Why Saint Gobain?
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