Robert Bosch Interview Experience | On-Campus 2020
Robert Bosch visited our campus to hire for the role of an Associate Software Engineer and only CS, IT, ECE, and EEE branches were eligible. There were three rounds involved in the process.
Eligibility Criteria: Minimum 70% in 10th, 12th and minimum 70% or 7.0 CGPA and above Aggregate of all previous semesters with no standing backlogs.
On 18th Septemeber, they conducted Pre Placement talk “Bosch Day”
382 students were considered for the Robert Bosch 1st online test. The test was scheduled for 21st September.
Online Test(Round 1)
This round contains 50 MCQs and the time limit was 60 minutes. As my branch was Electronics and Communication so this round contains MCQs from Digital Electronics, Basic Electronics, Integrated Circuits, 8085 MicroProcessor, and some from Analog Electronics.
For CS/IT students MCQs were from DBMS, OS, CN. And for CS/IT students there was another Coding round which consists of 3-4 coding questions and you can choose any language(Java, C++, Python).
After this round within 2 hours, I got shortlisted mail. Only 78 students shortlisted for the next round 39 from CSE, 21 from ECE, 11 from IT, and 7 from EEE. The next day we had a Technical interview.
Technical Interview(1 hour 15 minutes)
This round started with a little introduction, then he asked me about my major projects and he asked me everything about the project and also asked to make a flow diagram of how the project is working.
What are the applications of BJT and draw the diagram of how it works internally?
Name of the circuit which shifts the input signal by 180 degree phase, how, and draw the diagram.
What is the 8051 microcontroller and its features?
what are interrupts and explain how do they work in microprocessor and microcontroller?
what is the difference between Von -Neumann and Harward Architecture?
Number of address lines and data lines in microprocessor and microcontroller?
what are TDMA, FDMA, CDMA, and the difference between them? what are applications?
What is counter and timer?
What is the difference between n-p-n and p-n-p transistors and their working?
What is buffer? why do we use it and where?
What is the difference between RAM and ROM?
What is the difference between volatile and non-volatile?
What is the motor and it’s working?
what is Inheritance and it’s a real life example?
what are storage classes in C and their types?
He asked many questions from Java and OOPs and some programming questions
He was very impressed with me and told me that I am selected for and round and after an hour I will receive the link of the next round.
HR Interview(30 minutes)
Started with the introduction, project discussion, why I wanna join Bosch and a lot of discussion about my achievements and some questions related to my paper publications. He was very impressed and asked if I have any questions then I asked about the work and some more questions.
Points to take care
- Clear your basics of electronics and basic questions of any programming language.
- In every round, they ask about projects so you must have good knowledge of your projects and everything you should know about your project.
- Mention only those stuff in your resume which you can explain well.
All the best!