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Cummins Interview Questions

Excerpts from interview #1:
(A student from Walachand College of Engineering Sangali got scored   78.15 % in Mechanical Engg. , 78.37% in 12th and 80 % in 10th)
Technical interview:
  • Explain the second law of thermodynamics.
  • What kinds of pipes are used for steam lines?
  • What is ferrite?
  • What is the difference between shear center flexural center of twist and elastic center?
  • What is a cotter joint?
  • What is the alloy of tin and lead?
  • What is Hess Law?
HR interview:
  • Tell me about your hobbies?
  • What is the name of your HOD?
  • Are you able to relocate to Jamshedpur or Barmati?
  • Tell me about instances when you displayed leadership qualities at your college?
  • What is your ambition in life?
  • Tell me about your highs and lows in these 4 years of college life.
Excerpts from interview #2:
(A student scored CGPA 7.15 in graduation, 72.35% in 12th and 83% % in 10th   Profile – Software Developer)
Technical interview:
  • What is the difference between Call by value and call by reference?
  • What are the advantages of inline function?
  • Why virtual destructor is used?
  • What is the use of virtual class?
  • Why scope resolution operator is used?
  • What is the provider and namespaces used to access the database?
  • How to invoke queries from the application?
  • How to load XML document and validate it?
HR interview:
  • Tell me something about yourself?
  • Is there anything which you failed to do?
  • Why should I hire you?
  • Would you like to work in a team or on your own?
  • Has your career developed as you had liked?
  • Why Cummins?
Excerpts from interview #3:
(A student scored CGPA 7.65 in graduation, 73.65% in 12th and 82.15% % in 10th   Profile – Software Developer)
Technical interview:
  • What are the disadvantages of COM components?
  • What are the features included in ODP.NET?
  • How does cloud computing provides on-demand functionality?
  • What is the difference scalability and elasticity?
  • What are the advantages of inline function?
  • What is an empty class? What functionality does it offer in Java?
HR interview:
  • Tell me about yourself.
  • Which TV series do you like the most?
  •  Tell me something about our company.
  • What is the reason for choosing Cummins?
  • What are your career plans?
Excerpts from interview #4:
(A student scored CGPA 7.65 in B.Tech (Mechanical), 73.65% in 12th and 82.15% % in 10th )
Technical interview:
  • What does F.O.F stand for piping system?
  • Tell me about Otto Cycle.
  • What is a uniformly distributed load?
  • What is ductile- brittle transition temperature?
  • What are the differences between pneumatics and hydraulics?
  • What is enthalpy?
  • What is isometric drawing?
  • What are the advantages of gear drive?
HR interview:
  • Why do you want to join our company?
  • Who is your inspiration in your life?
  • What are your goals in life?
  • What are three qualities that your friends will describe you having?
Excerpts from interview #5:
(A student scored CGPA 7.65 in B.Tech , 73.65% in 12th and 82.15% % in 10th )
Technical interview:
  • When does a class need a virtual destructor?
  • Explain heap sort?
  • Does java support operator overloading?
  • What is the use of copy constructor?
  • Tell me two differences between user and kernel space?
  • In a function declaration what does extern means?
HR interview:
  • What is the difference between hard work and smart work?
  • What makes you angry and how do you handle your anger?
  • Tell me about your family background.
  • What do you know about our company?
  • Are you comfortable in shifting base?
  • Why should I hire you?
Excerpts from interview #6:
(A student scored CGPA 7.41 in B.Tech (Civil Engg.), 74.75% in 12th and 76.15% % in 10th )
Technical interview:
  • How do you measure concrete?
  • What do you mean by soil reinforcement?
  • What is aggregate?
  • What is braced excavation all about?
  • What is the tallest man made structure in the world?
  • What are the main reasons of building collapse?
  • How is the freeway bridges built?
HR interview:
  • Why Cummins?
  • Tell me about yourself & family background?
  • Are you comfortable with relocation?
  • What is your favorite movie? What did you like about it?
  • How do you feel when you are forced to do something at work that you don’t want to do?
  • How will you handle work pressure?
  • What is success according to you?
  • What is your management style?
  • What are your long term goals?
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