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IDEA Cellular Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jul 2, 2014
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Assistant Manager Interview

Assistant Manager
Bangalore (India)

I applied through other source and the process took 1 week - interviewed at IDEA Cellular in April 2014.

Interview Details – OK, not much professional like MNC. They first called and than called to their place and had interview with concern department head 1:1. After that they told they will inform. No other written test etc. quite simple process.

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Bss Engineer Interview

Bss Engineer
Jalandhar, Punjab (India)

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 1 week - interviewed at IDEA Cellular in February 2010.

Interview Details – Three Step Interview Process. First - Regional Manager, Second - Senior Network Manager, Third - CTO. Then settle with HR Manager and done. Its easy, basic GSM architeccture, and cellular questions mostly from Cellular Mobile Communications by CY LEE.

Negotiation Details – Its a 24/7 work schedule, they will ask you if you are able to work 24/7. If you say Yes, you really mean that. You will get calls at midnight too and may be you have to go and reboot that site at 2am in the morning.

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Get-networks Interview

Get-networks
Pune (India)

I applied through college or university and the process took 3 days - interviewed at IDEA Cellular in February 2010.

Interview Details – Very Good Hiring Process ,it was pool campus selection held at one of the college in Pune .
Had aptitude round where 28 candidates were selected out of 700 odd folks and .Then there was HR+technical interview where 11 candidates were selected .
Then they called us for another technical round with VP of NWS followed by HR interview with HR VP .Finally 4 candidates were selected .

Interview Question – why signalling required ,tcp/ip ,ss7 ,radio channels ,gsm architecture   Answer Question

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Sales Executive/Officer Interview

Sales Executive/Officer
Hyderābād (India)

I applied through college or university and the process took 1 week - interviewed at IDEA Cellular in February 2014.

Interview Details – CAMPUS PLACEMENT.... there were 4 rounds.. written test, GD, 2 rounds of personal interview. the test was not so difficult..comprised of basic maths questions..they gave 3 different topics for the GD. it was a stress interview for me as am a fresher...

Interview Question – there were some technical questions ...why idea, why telecom, if u r an engineer they wil definitely ask u this "why sales" ??   Answer Question

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Assistant Manager-RF Planning & Optimization Interview

Assistant Manager-RF Planning & Optimization
Hyderābād (India)

I applied through college or university and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at IDEA Cellular in July 2011.

Interview Details – Campus fair in college, interview for three rounds and final round at hyderabad.
Final round is challenging and hard in technical.

Interview Question – Best adventure trip in your life   View Answer

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Assistant Manager Interview

Assistant Manager
Mumbai (India)

I applied through college or university and the process took 2 days - interviewed at IDEA Cellular in February 2012.

Interview Details – Campus hiring includes an aptitude test, followed by a group discussion and personal interviews with SMEs and senior management teams. The personal interview also is a review of what particular specialization you bring to the table, and the interviewers look for something that is not already there in the organization. Questions may get technical depending on which function is it that you are being interviewed for.

Interview Question – Details of a paper that was written by me, right down to certain pointers in the paper. Live examples were also to be given.   Answer Question

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Sales Interview

Sales
Coimbatore (India)

I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at IDEA Cellular in September 2013.

Interview Details – I applied through college in September 2012.The interview was conducted in two phases-Group Discussion(GD) and Personal interview.In GD candidates will be given document about a situation, go through it,analyse and have a discussion in the group.Those who make through GD have to attend personal interview.

Interview Question – Most difficult part is GD where candidates have to be at their aggressive best.Their communication and, clarity of thought must be absolutely accurate and spot on.   Answer Question

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Assistant Manager Interview

Assistant Manager

Interviewed at IDEA Cellular

Interview Details – Telephonic/VC rounds, was great experience, logical questions, intelligent

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Territory Sales Executive/Officer Interview

Territory Sales Executive/Officer
Kurnool (India)

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at IDEA Cellular in July 2011.

Interview Details – Candidate should be a graduate/MBA. Minimum qualification should be diploma and should have a good communication skills in English,Hindi and Telugu. Interview will be firstly conducted by either ASM or if the candidate is to be selected by company through campus.Candidate should have a minimum knowledge of sales and marketing skills.

Interview Question – how to sale the product in market   Answer Question

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KAM-EBU Interview

KAM-EBU
Mumbai (India)

I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at IDEA Cellular in February 2012.

Interview Details – Streamlined and planned interview. Good logical questions were asked and were related to the job profile. Judging the candidate not just on the basis of his credentials but also what best possible he can do in his tenure.

Interview Question – Why sales?...why this particular sector? especially tough when ur educational background is not in this sector   View Answer

Negotiation Details – Negotiation was not on cards and was announced before hand

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