Indian Inst. of Technology, Kanpur (2007 - 08)

The process of selection at IIT Kanpur consists of Group Discussions followed by Personal Interviews.
Feedback - Group Discussion
Average Duration : 15 minutes.
No. of Panelists : 3
Feedback - Personal Interview
Average Duration : 10-12 minutes.
No. of Panelists : 3
  • Excerpts From Interview 1 : Which University have you done your engineering from? When was your university established? Is it a private university? Tell us about your favorite subject? What is a random number? What is normalization and how is it useful? How do you compute the complexities of various algorithms? What is the least count of a computer? What is the least count of a Vernier Scale?
  • Excerpts From Interview 2 : Tell us about your home town. Questions based on work experience. Questions based on the university and college, done engineering from. Questions based on Statistical Quality Control. What is the difference between independent events and mutually exclusive events? Explain what consumer's risk is and what producer's risk is. Write a code in C language to interchange the digits of a two digit number.
  • Excerpts From Interview 3 : Which college have you done your engineering from? Do you have any work experience? Tell me the definition of an analog signal and digital signal. Which data is transmitted through the telephone wires? How do we hear? What is a converter? What is the use of insulated gate and where is it used? What is VHDL and what does it do?
Overall Feedback - PI
Initially the interviewers ask about the education background. Most of the questions were related to the academics. Some of the questions were from things mentioned in CV. None of the questions asked were from the general awareness.
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