Mahindra Satyam Interview Questions

Updated Feb 4, 2015
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    Senior Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Cale, AR
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a dayinterviewed at Mahindra Satyam (Cale, AR) in June 2010.

    Interview

    They asked questions on Core Java, Design Patterns, Multi Threading, Collections.

    Interview Questions

  2.  

    Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at Mahindra Satyam in May 2010.

    Interview

    its a face to face interview held as a part of on-campus visit. they have a written exam followed by technical and HR interviews. written exam is more on aptitude and basic english. HR is just for the name sake. Only technical interview decides the chances of the students

    Interview Questions

    • about database performance tuning   1 Answer
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    Senior Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter – interviewed at Mahindra Satyam (New York, NY) in December 2009.

    Interview

    Rounds of interview with team and then another set of round with the clients.

    Interview Questions

    • About finance mostly and banking specifically, the questions were focussed more around retail banking as the role was with Citigroup.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Mostly around salary.

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    The process took a weekinterviewed at Mahindra Satyam (San Jose, CA) in October 2009.

    Interview

    It was pretty straightforward. HR called and setup interview ,I got call from India Hybd and they asked all routine J2EE Questions all from FAQ.

    Interview Questions

    Reasons for Declining

    Too less salary

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    Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Mahindra Satyam.

    Interview

    I am talking about back in 2005

    Written test on aptitude.- Screening
    Group discussion.- Screening
    Interview.-Screening

    Written test appeared: 150+
    GD:50+
    Interview: 20+
    Final selection: 7

    Panel was friendly. consisted of 2 guys. One HR and one Tech.
    Not much difficult questions

    Interview Questions

    • You have a piece of Hot iron in a tightly enclosed room. What will be the mode of Heat transfers?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    No negotiation. Campus placement in 2005

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    Senior Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chennai (India)
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Mahindra Satyam (Chennai (India)).

    Interview

    1) Interview intimation email
    2) Face to Face interview
         - Technical round 1
            Interview panel with 2 people with mid-level experience. Discussion was on basic technical aspects. Purpose is to filter for the next technical round
         - Technical round 2
            Interview panel with 3 people with mid and upper level experience. Discussion was on my complete technical competency mentioned in the resume
         - Manager round
            Direct discussion with the project manager to whom we might be working if selected. Discussion was based on the project requirement and able to align with the project responsibilities
    3) HR discussion over phone
           Had discussion on the salary and bonus related.

    Interview Questions

    • Few analytical and reasoning questions were tough to answer. On whole it is a good interview I had   Answer Question

    Reasons for Declining

    Job responsibility demanded me to work late evening 8 PM which I could not adhere with due to personal reasons later

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    User Experience Practice Lead Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    Very informal interview, my manager had excellent communication skills and he made me feel comfortable, and meet up with senior people in his team, upfront. Very clear definition of my role is what he had in mind, also the role and responsibilities were defined well to incorporate flexibility. Overall experience was really good.

    Interview Questions

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    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    No Offer

    Interview

    Usual process of HR interview followed by technical and business team managers. Usual process of HR interview followed by technical and business team managers. Usual process of HR interview followed by technical and business team managers. Usual process of HR interview followed by technical and business team managers.

    Interview Questions

    • Give examples of tough situations in previous role and how did you manage.   Answer Question
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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    No Offer

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 5 weeksinterviewed at Mahindra Satyam.

    Interview

    tiring and OK.

    Interview Questions

    • how can you justify joining this company   1 Answer
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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore (India)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Mahindra Satyam (Bangalore (India)).

    Interview

    HR called up an scheduled an face to face interview. he was very polite to schedule according to my convenience as i was working. ASIC team manager and team lead interview me.
    They mostly asked about my previous projects and the problems i faced and how i handled.
    Apart from that team lead asked about digital basics and some verilog code explanation.

    office location, space was good. Work culture was good.

    Interview Questions

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