IBM Recruitment Process

  • Last Updated : 15 Feb, 2023

About Company :

IBM (International Business Machines Corporation) is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Armonk, New York, United States, with operations in over 170 countries. The company originated in 1911 as the Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company (CTR) and was renamed “International Business Machines” in 1924.
IBM is nicknamed as Big blues. IBM is one of the world’s largest employers, with (as of 2016) nearly 380,000 employees. In 2015, IBM is ranked 43th overall in the Forbes World’s Most Innovative Companies ranking. in 2017, IBM is ranked 5th in the Forbes World’s Most Valuable Brand ranking. Know more about IBM


Recruitment Process :

TCS conducts 4 rounds to select freshers as Assistant System Engineer in their organisation.

  • Written Round
  • Technical Round
  • HR Round

Academic Criteria :

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

Written Round :
The Written round consists of two parts namely Number Series and General Aptitude Test and English Assessment Test. For Number Series and General Aptitude Test, there is a timer of 2.15 min. And for the English Assessment Test, total time duration is 20 minutes. There is no timer for each question as in the 1st round. Both are objective tests.

Technical Round and HR Round :
The students who clear the written round are called for Technical Interview. 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.

Sometimes they only ask HR questions like :
1. Tell me about Yourself
2. Why IBM
3. Questions form resume

Questions Asked in IBM :

  1. Word break
  2. word break part 2
  3. Sort a stack
  4. Explain weak entity types
  5. How can redundancy be eliminated from a relation
  6. Explain the different types of database users
  7. What is an attribute
  8. Differentiate between relation schema and relation instance
  9. File handling in java
  10. Can we overload main method
  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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