Robert Bosch Interview Questions

Excerpts from Interview #1:
(B. Tech background, with academic profile as 8.76 CGPA, 85% in 12th and 93% in 10th.) 
Technical Interview:
  • What is internal size of RAM, ROM in 8051?
  • Tell us a File operation in C language with an illustrated example.
  • What is the difference between i=10 & i==10?
  • What is silicon BJT circuit?
  • Compare DTL and TTL families of digital ICs
  • What is job of loader in compiler?
HR Interview:
  • How did you come to know about Robert Bosch?
  • What inspires you to join Bosch?
  • Tell me about a time when you made a bad decision.
  • What major problem have you had to deal with recently?
  • What are your short-term goals?
  • How do you evaluate success?
  • What changes would you make at your college?
  • What are your favorite subjects in your graduation and why?
  • Tell me about a time when you prioritized the elements of a complicated project.
  • Tell us your weaknesses which make you a less desirable candidate.
Excerpts from Interview #2:
(B. Tech background, with academic profile as 8.3 CGPA, 84% in 12th and 91% in 10th.)
Technical interview:
  • Draw and explain Architecture of microcontroller 8051?
  • What is the SPI Protocol?
  • Define Zener diode.
  • Can you execute bit Array in C language.
  • Differentiate S-R and J-K flip flops.
  • Explain the working of a prime no. series generator in C.
HR Interview:
  • Tell me something about yourself.
  • Whom do you consider your role model?
  • Where do you want to be ten years from now?
  • If you had to live your life over again, what would you change?
  • Are you a team player?
  • Tell me about a time when you surmounted a major obstacle.
  • Tell me about a time when you were creative in solving a problem.
  • Do you feel that you have disappointed your parents?
  • Why do you have a drop in your academic performance?
Excerpts from Interview #3:
(B. Tech background, with academic profile as 8.43 CGPA, 92% in 12th and 94.2% in 10th.)
Technical interview:
  • Is the following statement valid: int *char = 25?
  • Explain to us the internal structure of UART.
  • Define the terms inductance, resistance and capacitance? Give the units of measurement of each.
  • What is an ideal differential amplifier?
  • Discuss any Quist plot.
  • How does a half wave rectifier circuit work?
HR Interview:
  • Tell me something about yourself.
  • How will your contributions be different than other candidates here?
  • Tell us the story of the founder of this company?
  • Why should I hire you?
  • Would you rather work with information or with people?
  • What goals do you have in your career?
  • Why do you want to work in this industry?
  • What do you think it takes to be successful in this career?
  • How much money do you need to make to be happy?
  • What other companies have you applied till now? Why were you not able to convert them?
Excerpts from Interview #4:
(B. Tech background, with academic profile as 8.76 CGPA, 89.5% in 12th and 91.5% in 10th.)
Technical interview:
  • Can you draw the architecture for the 8086 microprocessor.
  • What are the various interrupts in 8086? Explain.
  • Explain KVL & KCL with physical significance.
  • Explain the advantages of CMOS compared to TTL.
  • Write a program to reverse a string.
  • Are you willing to travel? How much?
  • Tell me about a time when you were tolerant of an opinion that was different from yours.
  • Tell me about a time when you delegated a project effectively.
  • What is your greatest strength?
  • Tell me about a time when you were unable to complete a project on time.
  • Correct the following equation: 5+5+5=550
HR Interview:
  • What has been your greatest achievement till now? Why?
  • To what extent can you go to get a job done?
  • Can you give us a reason why we should not hire you?
Excerpts from Interview #5:
(B. Tech background, with academic profile as 9.04 CGPA, 91.3% in 12th and 93.6% in 10th.)
Technical interview:
  • What voltage will an AC voltmeter display?
  • Referring to instruction words, what is a mnemonic?
  • Explain pull-up and pull-down (Micro-controllers).
  • Write an algorithm for finding the minimum element in an unsorted array.
HR Interview:
  • Why do you want to join Robert Bosch?
  • What is your daily routine?
  • What do you think is more important, hard-work or talent?
  • Have you ever had a conflict with a boss or professor? How did you resolve it?
  • Do you have any actual work experience?
  • What is important to you: the money or the work?
  • Is money important to you?
  • Will you keep a job if you were getting a better package but an extremely strict working environment than that of your present company?
Excerpts from Interview #6:
(B. Tech background, with academic profile as 8.4 CGPA, 89% in 12th and 91% in 10th.)
Technical interview:
  • Explain the term OSI layer?
  • What do you understand by the term platform independence?
  • What is 8085 assembly language program?
  • State main differences between JDK and JVM.
  • What do you understand by networking?
  • What do you mean by indirection?
  • What is Data Independence?
HR Interview:
  • Speak on the IT industry for 5 minutes.
  • Tell us the name of India’s IT minister?
  • Which is your favorite subject?
  • Tell us something about your biggest dream?
  • Do you have any questions for the interviewer?
  • What do you know about our company?
  • How familiar are you with the community that we're located in?
  • What do you see yourself doing five years from now?
  • Are you a goal-oriented person?
  • Tell me about a time when you got bogged down in the details of a project.
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