NVIDIA ASIC Intern Interview Questions

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ASIC Intern Interview

Anonymous Employee
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Positive Experience
Average Interview

Application

I applied through an employee referral – interviewed at NVIDIA in March 2013.

Interview

Attended first round, going to attend second and third rounds. ASIC intern at Santa Clara.

Interview Questions

  • Design xor2 gate using two 2-input muxes, inputs A and B, power and ground.   1 Answer
  • Setup and hold time - definitions; there is a branch with one path being setup critical, and another with a hold violation. Given a buffer, where will you place it if both paths should not have violations?   Answer Question
  • Where are gray counters used?   Answer Question
  • Design xor2 gate using only nand2 gates   Answer Question
  • 4 men, 1 bridge, can cross 2 at a time, only 1 flashlight. Each one takes 1,2,5,10 minutes to cross one way. Minimum time for all 4 to cross bridge.   3 Answers

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    ASIC Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took a weekinterviewed at NVIDIA in March 2013.

    Interview

    1 Interview - 1 question on state machines, 1 river crossing riddle, 1 question on logic design

    Interview Questions

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    ASIC Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Santa Clara, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at NVIDIA (Santa Clara, CA) in November 2012.

    Interview

    Interview call from career fair. 3 phone interview rounds

    Interview Questions

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    ASIC Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Santa Clarita, CA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5+ weeksinterviewed at NVIDIA (Santa Clarita, CA) in March 2012.

    Interview

    3 Interview on Phone

    Interview Questions

    • Round 1
      1- Two to Three Q's on Projects done
      2- Designing Q - Consider inputs coming at every clock. I want the output at time = t to give me sum of all nos coming before that time. (Adder is normal adder with latency 1)
      3- Designing Q - Consider the same output needed, but adder has a latency of 2. So input is taken at every clock and output is given at every clock. But Input at t=0 is received at output at t=2, input at t=1 is received at output at t=3...
       
      1 Answer
    • Round 2
      1- RTL coding
      2- C, C++ pointer questions
      3- how to do VHDL coding
      4- FSM Sequence detector
      5- How will you verify the FSM code
      6- Design Using Shift Registers
      7- How will you code this
       
      Answer Question
    • Round 3
      1- Add 7 bits using 4 Full Adders
      2- two Pipelines runnign parallely. 128 Bit register file. 4 read ports n 2 write ports. Convert it into 4 reg files with one read n one write ports for all. Find adv and dis adv.
      3- Design a divide by 3 FSM checker
       
      1 Answer
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    ASIC Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer

    Interview

    Phone interview
    Design gates using CMOS transistors.
    Build gates using 2-to-1 muxes.
    Write a verilog module that takes a clock signal and outputs another clock signal that is 3 times lower in frequency.
    The number of states required for a sequence recognizer.

    Interview Questions

    • Phone interview
      Design gates using CMOS transistors.
      Build gates using 2-to-1 muxes.
      Write a verilog module that takes a clock signal and outputs another clock signal that is 3 times lower in frequency.
      The number of states required for a sequence recognizer.
       
      Answer Question
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    ASIC Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer

    Interview

    45min phone interview. I talked about 2 projects in my resume. then the interviewer give me some quiz to solve.

    Interview Questions

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    ASIC Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at NVIDIA in January 2010.

    Interview

    4 Levels of Interview. Extremely Technical. Not one question was behavioral.

    Interview Questions

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