Polaris Interview Questions

Excerpts from Interview #1:
(IT student having 10th grade- 85.4% 12th grade-83.7% and graduation score-71.5%)
Technical Interview:
  • State two differences between calloc and malloc.
  • Why is serialization used?
  • What do you mean by library functions?
  • What do you mean by abstract data type?
  • What do you mean by double linked lists?
HR Interview:
  • Tell us something about your current project.
  • What are your preferable locations to work?
  • Where do you see yourself five years down the line?
  • What are your hobbies and interests?
  • What makes the news today?
Excerpts from Interview #2:
(A B.Engg – ECE student with 7.34 CGPA and having 87.5 % in 12th and 90 % in 10th standard.)
Technical interview:
  • Explain the development of C language?
  • What type of approach does C++ use: Bottom-up or Top-down?
  • Mention some differences between UNIX and a Linux based OS?
  • What is purpose of gateways in networking?
HR Interview:
  • How will you cut a circular cake into 8 equal pieces using only 3 cuts?
  • How would you compensate for the lack of experience you have for this position?
  • What were your favorite subjects during college?
  • What, according to you, is the difference between a smart worker and a hard Worker?
Excerpts from Interview #3:
(A B.Engg. – ECE student from Panjab University with profile as 6.18 CGPA and having 71.4 % in 12th and 89.7 % in 10th.)
Technical interview:
  • How much physical memory can a 8086 microprocessor address?
  • What is a negative acknowledgement in computer networks?
  • Difference between Hybrid cloud and Private cloud?
  • Explain all the fields in a TCP header.
  • What is SQL injection attack ?
HR Interview:
  • Introduce yourself.
  • Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
  • Tell us your daily schedule.
  • Why do you want to work at our company?
  • What will you do if you are not selected?
Excerpts from Interview #4:
(B.Engg. – IT student from Panjab University with profile as 7.3 CGPA and having 89.4 % in 12th and 86 % in 10th.)
Technical interview:
  • What is the use of spanning forests?
  • Mention some important commands in UNIX.
  • Write a program to delete the last node of a linked list.
  • Explain 2-phase locking protocol in DBMS.
HR Interview:
  • Tell me something about yourself that is not mentioned in your resume.
  • Why should we hire you?
  • What do you think about yourself?
  • What positive points will your friends say about you?
Excerpts from Interview #5:
(CSE studen with profile as 7.25 CGPA and having 75.1 % in 12th and 82.7 % in 10th.)
Technical interview:
  • Explain the project that you done using Python language.
  • Explain the use of MATLAB in image processing.
  • What open source projects have you worked on?
  • What are the various levels of testing?
HR Interview:
  • How did you come to know about Polaris Software?
  • Why do you want to join Polaris Software?
  • How was your experience at Google Summer of Code?
  • State two of your weaknesses and strengths.
Excerpts from Interview #6:
(ECE student from Panjab University with profile as 7.25 CGPA and having 78.5 % in 12th and 71 % in 10th.)
Technical interview:
  • Explain your project on Visual Basic..
  • Explain the working of a 2-pass assembler.
  • What is the difference between Data Hiding and Data Abstraction?
  • Which is better: Hardwired Control Unit or Software Control Unit in the design of a microprocessor?
HR Interview:
  • Why are your marks low in 10th standard?
  • How has college life changed you?
  • Do you have any difficulty in relocation?
  • Why Polaris?
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