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Qualcomm Hardware Engineer Interview Questions

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Hardware Engineer Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate in Durgapur, West Bengal (India)
No Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

Application

I applied through college or university. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Qualcomm (Durgapur, West Bengal (India)) in August 2016.

Interview

The interview process was of two rounds. First round was technical in which basically you will be asked questions from digital electronics and embedded systems. The questions will be standard questions like how you can get XOR gate using only NOT gate etc. Just brush up your digital electronics and dont forget to study mealy and moore machine portion.

Interview Questions

Other Interview Reviews for Qualcomm

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    Hardware Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New Delhi (India)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Qualcomm (New Delhi (India)) in December 2016.

    Interview

    first round was written test which included aptitude, c programming and electronics.
    2nd and 3rd round were interview's on digital electronics and the project which i did.
    4th round was HR. That was all.

    Interview Questions

    • Write a code for fibbonachi series in verilog and implement it in digital circuits.   Answer Question

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    Hardware Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Durgapur, West Bengal (India)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Qualcomm (Durgapur, West Bengal (India)) in August 2016.

    Interview

    There were 4 rounds in total... the online test was the first... it consisted 3 sections
    Section 1: aptitude and logical reasoning
    Section 2: basics of c and data structures
    Section 3: tecnical- digital electronics and basic electronics
    Then in the first interview they asked ant projects and research i have done and he asked questions on them
    The second interview is completely techinal... vhdl coding, setup time, hold time, iir n fir filters, digital electronics, questions on semiconductor devices
    The final round was hr, it is easy and normal questions, why should we hire u?.. ur hobbies, where do u see urself in 5 years

    Interview Questions

    • They gave a circuit and delays, asked to calculate setup and hold time for proper functioning   Answer Question
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    Hardware Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Roorkee (India)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Qualcomm (Roorkee (India)) in December 2018.

    Interview

    I applied through University placement cell. Interview happened inside the campus.
    First there was resume based screening for the test, which was conducted through hirepro.
    the test was easy. Around 30 got shortlisted for the final interviews.
    there were 2 technical interviews and a HR interview.

    Interview Questions

    • basic electronics like flip-flops, latches, microcontroller, architecture of 8085 microprocessor   Answer Question
    • Questions about the projects that one have done.   Answer Question

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    Hardware Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderabad (India)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Qualcomm (Hyderabad (India)) in July 2018.

    Interview

    The written test can be aced with practice.
     Aptitude consists of 20 (10 of them were data interpretation, rest of 10 were quant questions.
    Coding- Requires a good experience in C, Data structures.
    Core- Digital ( 7 questions) , Oscillators ( 3 questions) , Microcontroller (3 ) , Basic analog electronics like Bjt , diodes ( 3 questions)
    The interview took around for 45 mins. It will be easy if u have good command over the projects which u have done. Questions will be decided based on your answers.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe Oscillator principle, PLL, CMOS circuits, Verilog code of SRAM, latch vs flipflop, sequential circuit vs combinational circuit, Wein bridge oscillator, Best of NAND VS NOR, scale yourself 0-10 in python, Biggest challenge u faced, What do u know about the company and what do u like to know about the company?   1 Answer

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    Hardware Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    1st round was aptitude digital and analog electronics negative marks were there timing was for about 1hr 30 mins . be well prepared . dont waste time on difficult ques. prepare flip flops well

    Interview Questions

    • i was not selected for 2nd round but questions were from basic core subjects f electronics   Answer Question

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    Hardware Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bengaluru (India)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Qualcomm (Bengaluru (India)) in July 2018.

    Interview

    There was an online technical round along with basic aptitude. This was followed by 2 technical and 1 HR round. The first technical round was based on the resume and I cleared it. The second round was a bit tricky. A few IQ questions were asked too.

    Interview Questions

    • Electronics based questions were asked related to counters, flip flops and BJT.
      Verilog and a few puzzles to test your IQ   Answer Question

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    Hardware Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Qualcomm in March 2011.

    Interview

    Phone interview then on-site interview

    Interview Questions

    • what is the difference between FPGA Design and ASIC Design   Answer Question
    • How do you test for set up time and/or hold time errors?   Answer Question
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    Hardware Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hod HaSharon (Israel)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Qualcomm (Hod HaSharon (Israel)) in July 2019.

    Interview

    I've been summoned to the interview after a quick phone call.
    At the interview, there were 2 guys who were very nice and polite asked me to tell about myself and about the previous and current jobs, also describe some parts of my current job.
    During the interview, they get me some water and cakes and were very nice and relaxing.

    Interview Questions

    • how to swap value between 2 variables in software?
      afterward, in hardware? then, how to swap in an always block?   1 Answer
    • create a hardware module that result the value of log base 2   1 Answer
    • given a mem module of 1KB which can accept 1 read or 1 write at once, how can you create from 5 modules a big memory which can support 2 reads or 1 write at once of 4K?   Answer Question

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    Hardware Engineering Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Qualcomm.

    Interview

    Got invited to interview, selected a time slot of two periods(two different interviewers) using piazza careers. Each period was about 45 minutes long. One of them was CS oriented, the other was EE oriented.

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