Tata-Steel Interview Questions

Excerpts from Interview #1:
(A B.E. ECE student having 10th grade - 82.4%, 12th grade - 86.1%, Graduation score - 72.18%)
Technical Interview:
  • How are freeway bridges built?
  • Which is stronger solid steel rod or hollow steel pipe?
  • Tell me the applications of modulus of elasticity?
  • Tell me about braced excavation?
HR Interview:
  • Tell me about yourself.
  • What does your name mean?
  • Name two of your weaknesses and strengths.
  • Why Tata Steel?
  • Are you placed somewhere else?
Excerpts from Interview #2:
(Engineering student having 10th grade- 88.8% 12th grade-82.08% and graduation score- 82.5%)
Technical interview:
  • What is Carbide?
  • In which year was the keystone power plant in Indiana country constructed?
  • What are the applications and properties of Manganese Steel?
  • What is the metallurgical explanation of effects of Chromium in stainless steel?
  • What do you mean by absolute pressure?
HR Interview:
  • Brief information about yourself.
  • Tell us about your education?
  • How was the pre-placement talk useful?
  • What is your weakness?
Excerpts from Interview #3:
(An Engg student with CGPA 7.69, 85.4% in 12th and 76.5% in 10th)
Technical interview:
  • What is the difference in diagrams of CT and IT in heat treatment of steels?
  • How can gold be separated from mercury?
  • What is gravity flow?
  • Why do we do post heating in alloy steel welding?
  • What is a kip?
HR Interview:
  • What other career options do you have?
  • Tell me an experience of yours in that you didn’t like to do and how you handled it?
  • What goals do you have in your career?
  • How do you plan to achieve these goals?
Excerpts from Interview #4:
(Engineering student with CGPA 7.94, 81.3% in 12th and 83% in 10th)
Technical interview:
  • In which liquid is Gold Dissolved?
  • Why nautical mile is different from statute mile?
  • Which type of Casting Iron is the strongest?
  • What is rigging?
  • What are Metallurgical Microscopes?
HR Interview:
  • Why are you interested in our company?
  • Why don't you join some private company? What is your long-term objective?
  • What does success mean to you and how do you measure up to it?
  • Where do you see yourself, five years from now?
Excerpts from Interview #5:
(Engineering student having 8.4 CGPA, 88.2% in 12th and 90.4% in 10th)
Technical interview:
  • What are the compositions of Brass?
  • Tell me about absolute pressure? How do we calculate it?
  • Tell me the difference between engineering stress and true stress?
  • How can Brass be heat-treated?
  • What is the melting point of Brass?
  • What is the distance between railway tracks?
HR Interview:
  • Will you relocate?
  • Who is your role model?
  • What is your expected salary/CTC?
  • How have your strengths helped you in getting your work done?
  • How will your qualification help you in doing this job?
Excerpts from Interview #6:
(Engineering student having 8.04 CGPA, 96.7%, in 12th and 92.8% 10th)
Technical interview:
  • Describe strain aging based on dislocation theory.
  • How high should the water tank be to provide a 60 PSI at base of this water tower?
  • How does recrystallization temperature of metals affect alloys?
  • What is proeutectoid ferrite and cementite?
  • What is gravity flow?
HR Interview:
  • What are your hobbies?
  • Tell us about your extracurricular activities.
  • Are you a team player? Give an example.
  • Who are the CEO of Tata Steel industries? What do you know about the company?
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