Qualcomm Recruitment Process

About Company :

Qualcomm is an American multinational semiconductor and telecommunications equipment company that designs and markets wireless telecommunications products and services. It derives most of its revenue from chipmaking and the bulk of its profit from patent licensing businesses. The company headquarters is located in San Diego, California, United States, and has 224 worldwide locations. The parent company is Qualcomm Incorporated (Qualcomm), which includes the Qualcomm Technology Licensing Division (QTL). Qualcomm’s wholly owned subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. (QTI), operates substantially all of Qualcomm’s R&D activities, as well as its product and services businesses, including its semiconductor business, Qualcomm CDMA Technologies.

Qualcomm is among the members of the S&P 100 Index, Barron’s 500, Financial Times Most Valuable Global 500 Companies and FORTUNE 500. Qualcomm is among Forbes America’s Best Employers and FORTUNE’s Most Admired Companies. Qualcomm is in Fortune 500 since 2003. Qualcomm was also awarded for Forbs America’s Best Employer in 2015. Qualcomm won Glassdoor People’s Choice Award in 2015.

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Recruitment Process :

Qualcomm conducts 3 rounds to select freshers as Software Engineer in their organisation.



  • Online Round
  • Technical Round 1
  • Technical Round 2
  • Technical Round 3
  • 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 Written round consists of three major sections namely Quantitative Aptitude, C and core technology based (i.e. Computer science/communication/electronics) Test. All are MCQs.

Technical Rounds :
The students who clear the written round are called for Technical Interview. To clear this round you should be clear with your basics. You should be prepared with Data structures and Algorithms, Operating System, and C language. 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. They frequently ask questions about your previous projects. You may be asked puzzles in this round. To be prepared for puzzles you can practice from our Puzzles section.

HR Round :
Sometimes they only ask HR questions like :
1. Tell me about Yourself
2. Your family background?
3. Why Qualcomm ?
4. Will your life goals be achieved if you join Qualcomm?
5. What’s your location preference?
6. What domain would you like to work with Qualcomm?
7. What you learned from last organization?
8. Why you left previous organization?
9. What are your area of interest?
10. what is your weakness?
11. Questions form resume

Questions Asked in Qualcomm :

  1. Array Subset of another array
  2. Set Bits
  3. Binary Search
  4. Finding the numbers
  5. Subsequence matching
  6. Reverse Bits
  7. [Reverse a linked list (Function Problem)]
  8. Next Permutation
  9. Find Prime numbers in a range
  10. Find length of Loop (Function Problem)
  11. Implement strstr (Function Problem)
  12. Min distance between two given nodes of a Binary Tree (Function Problem)
  13. 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.

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