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Godrej 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:
  • How do you define efficiency of air compressors ?
  • What is isentropic body ?
  • What is entropy?
  • Which formula forms a link between the Thermodynamics and Electro Chemistry?
  • What is the usage of silicon steel ?
  • What is reciprocating air compressor?
Personal Interview:
  • A sum of money doubles itself in 4 years at simple interest, in how many years, it would become 7 times of itself?
  • What are your favourite subjects in your graduation and why?
  • What do you think it takes to be successful in this career?
  • A small town's industries have a total turnover of Rs. 25,00,000. If the town council plans to raise Rs.170,000 through octroi levy, what % levy should it charge on the industries?
  • Tell me about a time when you made a bad decision.
Excerpts from Interview #2:
(CCET CSE student with Xth score 92%, XIIth 90% and CGPA 7.9)
Technical Interview
  • What is third law of thermodynamics?
  • What is pitch circle in gears?
  • Why is metal spinning done?
  • Define surge tank.
  • What is a gray surface?
  • Can you explain the refrigeration cycle?
Personal Interview:
  • Introduce yourself
  • Suppose you want to start an airline, what factors will you consider while deciding the time for take-off of the flight?
  • If you want to open a jewellery shop in Chandigarh, what factors will you consider while deciding the place to open the shop?
  • Are you willing to work for long hours in an entirely different city?
  • What do you understand by the term big data?
  • Will you relocate? In the future?
  • Tell me about a time when you handled a difficult situation with a co-worker.
  • Tell me about a time when you anticipated potential problems and developed preventive measures.
  • 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?
  • How would you describe your ideal job?
  • A contractor employed 200 men to complete a strip of highway in 200 days. After 150 days he found that only 3/5th of the strip is complete. How many additional men should be employed to complete the work on time?
Excerpts from Interview #3:
(CCET CSE Student with Xth score 88%, XIIth score 83% and graduation score 7.6)
Technical Interview:
  • What is a master gauge ?
  • What Is cold working of metals? Give some of its principal methods.
  • Define stiffness.
  • What is a cat head in production engineering ?
  • What is tack welding ?
  • What is hot working of metals? Give some of its principal methods.
  • Classify driling machines.
  • Discuss carnot cycle.
Personal Interview:
  • Tell me about a time when you missed an obvious solution to a problem.
  • How much money do you need to make to be happy?
  • 720 buses operate from a depot, but 168 are being repaired. What percentage of the total that are in service?
  • What do you want to do with your life?
  • Why are you interested in our company?
  • Do you have any location preferences?
  • Kay required Rs. 800 for paying her fees. She borrowed 20 % from her brother and 30 % of the remaining was funded by her mother. In her bank she had Rs. 200. How much more does she need (in Rs.)?
  • Tell me something about yourself.
Excerpts from Interview #4:
(CCET ECE Student with Xth score 91%, XIIth score 89.7% and graduation score 8.5)
Technical Interview:
  • What is the laws of dry or solid friction.
  • What is age hardening ?
  • Define cold extruding .
  • What is Plank's Law?
  • What does dynamics of machines deals with ?
  • How do you classify lathes?
  • What is the usage of angle plate ?
  • What is necking in production engineering ?
  • What is Redlich Kwong equation?
  • Discuss steam engines. What is its overall efficiency ?
Personal Interview:
  • What do you know about our company?
  • Why you want to work with us?
  • What do you look in for a job?
  • What is your management style?
  • What is your biggest weakness?
  • How do you evaluate success?
  • X and Y are partners in a business. X invests 300 for 12 months and Y invested 600 for 6 months. If they gain a profit of 700 at the end of one year, what is X's share?
  • Are you a team player?
  • What is the value of a property, which has been insured at the rate of 1/6% of its value, if the annual premium paid on it is Rs. 83.33 (in Rs.)?
  • What is your greatest weakness?
  • Tell me about a time when you prioritized the elements of a complicated project.
Excerpts from Interview #5:
(CCET ECE Student with Xth score 89%, XIIth score 90% and graduation score 7.98)
Technical Interview:
  • What is a cryogenic fluid?
  • What is hook's law .
  • What do you understand by oldham's coupling ?
  • Define Psychrometric chart .
  • Define newton's law of viscosity.
  • Differentiate static and kinetic firction.
  • Define buffing ?
  • What is Carnot Engine?
  • Discuss the otto cycle with diagram.
  • What is Poisson's ratio ?
  • Define rivets.
Personal Interview:
  • If you start a business, what factors would you keep in mind before choosing your supplier?
  • Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
  • Tell me about a time when you lost (or won) an important contract.
  • Do you handle pressure well?
  • Do you have any actual work experience?
  • What is important to you: the money or the work?
  • Tell me about a time when you had to fire a friend.
  • What were your favorite classes? Why?
  • What changes would you make at your college?
  • Tell me about a time when you persuaded team members to do things your way.
  • Tell me something about yourself.
  • A maths question (pretty easy).
Excerpts from Interview #6:
(CCET ECE Student with Xth score 84%, XIIth score 73% and graduation score 6.9)
Technical Interview:
  • Discuss the basic functionioning of air conditioner.
  • Give example of heterogeneous systems.
  • Define boring.
  • Define knurling.
  • Differentiate between allen and eye bolt.
  • How do you express pitch of gears?
  • What is lathe bed made of ?
  • Discuss advantage of different types of screw.
  • What is a boring tool ?
  • Define grinding.
  • Define fatigue.
  • How do you classify shapers?
  • Differentiate precision and accuracy.
Personal Interview:
  • Why did you choose Godrej?
  • Do you enjoy doing independent research?
  • What is your long-range objective?
  • How has your education prepared you for your career?
  • Tell me about a time when you were tolerant of an opinion that was different from yours.
  • Are you a goal-oriented person?
  • When did you decide on this career?
  • Why did you choose to attend your college?
  • What do you understand by analytics?
  • How many cell phone are there in Chandigarh?
  • How many pigeons are there in India?
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