HCL Recruitment Process

  • Last Updated : 06 Jan, 2018

About Company :

HCL Technologies Limited (Hindustan Computers Limited) is an Indian multinational IT services company, headquartered in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India. It is a subsidiary of HCL Enterprise. Originally a research and development division of HCL, it emerged as an independent company in 1991 when HCL ventured into the software services business. HCL Technologies (the abbreviation of Hindustan Computers Limited) offers services including IT consulting, enterprise transformation, remote infrastructure management, engineering and R&D, and business process outsourcing (BPO). HCL also provides services such as DRYiCE, Cybersecurity and Digital & Analytics.

HCL is the India’s fourth largest software compnay. HCL made it to Forbe’s Asia’s Fab 50 companies list. HCL is places at #958 on the World’s Biggest Companies List, #66 Top Multinational Performers’ list by Forbes in 2017. HCL was placed at #31 on Fortune India List in 2017. Know more about HCL


Recruitment Process :

HCL conducts 4 rounds to select freshers as Software Engineer in their organisation.

  • Written Round (English Grammar Test)
  • Voice and Accent Test / Group discussion.
  • Technical Round
  • HR Round

Academic Criteria :

  • 60 percent or above in B.Tech, Class X and XII.
  • No backlogs at the time of interview

Written Round :
The first round is the English grammar test which is consist of 20 multiple choice questions with idioms and phrases, comprehension, Fill the blanks, synonyms.

Group Discussion Round
The students who clear the written round are called for Group Discussion Round. In this round they will give a topic, to put your views either in favour or against that. By this round they want test our communication skills. They just want to check your confidence level so be calm and speak confidently. Sometimes this round is JAM (Just A Minute) round instead, in which you would have to have for one minute on the topic given to you.

Technical Round :
The students who clear the written round are called for Technical Round. There is no hard & fast rule for which questions will be asked in this round, you can expect questions on any topic depending on the panel. To clear this round you should be clear with your basics. You should be prepared with Data structures and Algorithms, DBMS, Operating System, Networking, OOPs concepts and a programming language of your choice. Students from branches other than CS should prepare for other two subjects related to their branch. CS students will be expected to write codes in the interview. They also ask questions from resume. You may be asked puzzles in this round. To be prepared for puzzles you can practice from our Puzzles section.

HR Round
You may expect general HR questions like :
1. Tell me about Yourself
2. Why HCL?
3. How you see yourself after five years from now ?
4. What are your strengths and weaknesses ?
5. Questions form resume

Tips :

  • Be confident
  • Use appropriate language
  • Be polite and professional
  • Listen other’s views carefully

Questions Asked in HCL :

  1. How to create a child process in linux?
  2. Why is Model transformations used in the embedded system?
  3. Explain terminate() and unexpected() function ?
  4. What’s the total generic pointer type?
  5. Explain “far” and “near” pointers in C ?
  6. What is the purpose of ftell?
  7. What do you mean by invalid pointer arithmetic?
  8. How does normalization of huge pointer works?
  9. What is the purpose of “register” keyword?
  10. Reverse Bits
  11. more >>

Interview Experiences

It is always beneficial if you know what it is to be there at that moment. So, to give you an advantage, we provide you Interview Experiences of candidates who have been in your situation earlier. Make the most of it.

Where to Apply ?

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