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Technical Interviews: Excel with Ease

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Technical Interviews: Excel with Ease has been written keeping in view the large cross-section of job-seekers and professionals belonging to the discipline of Electronics, Communication, Instrumentation, Computer Science and Information Technology.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Brief Contents
  4. Contents
  5. Dedication
  6. Preface
  7. Section I: Tips and Tricks
    1. The Importance of an Interview
    2. Two-step Selection Process—Screening Test and Interview
    3. Types of Interviews
    4. Interview Venues and Settings
      1. Interviews at a Company Site
      2. Campus Interviews
      3. Telephone Interviews
    5. Guidelines for Preparing Your Resume
    6. Guidelines for Preparing a Technical Presentation
    7. Guidelines While Preparing for a Group Discussion
    8. Different Phases of Group Discussion
      1. Initiating a Group Discussion
      2. Summarizing the Group Discussion
    9. Acing the Group Discussion
    10. Group Discussion Tips—Do's and Don'ts
    11. Guidelines for Interview Preparation
      1. Personal Appearance
      2. Documents You Must Carry With You
      3. Finding About the Organization
      4. Right Attitude
    12. Handling Different Types of Questions
      1. General Questions Related to Family Background
      2. Questions Related to Academics
      3. Questions Related to Work Experience
      4. Questions with YES or NO Answers
      5. Open-ended Questions
      6. Multiple Questions
      7. Unexpected Questions
      8. Just Before the Interview
    13. Frequently Asked General Questions
    14. Interview Preparation: Checklist
      1. General Preparation
      2. General Questions
    15. Do's and Don'ts
      1. Things You Must Do
      2. Things You Must Not Do
  8. Section II: Panel Interviews
    1. Panel Interview 1 [Focus: Digital Electronics]
      1. Candidate's Introduction
      2. Interview Board's Composition
      3. Interview
      4. Observations and Comments
    2. Panel Interview 2 [Focus: Electronic Devices and Circuits]
      1. Candidate's Introduction
      2. Interview Board's Composition
      3. Interview
      4. Observations and Comments
    3. Panel Interview 3 [Focus: Linear Integrated Circuits]
      1. Candidate's Introduction
      2. Interview Board's Composition
      3. Interview
      4. Observations and Comments
    4. Panel Interview 4 [Focus: Instrumentation]
      1. Candidate's Introduction
      2. Interview Board's Composition
      3. Interview
      4. Observations and Comments
    5. Panel Interview 5 [Focus: Test and Measuring Equipment]
      1. Candidate's Introduction
      2. Interview Board's Composition
      3. Interview
      4. Observations and Comments
    6. Panel Interview 6 [Focus: Electronics and Communication]
      1. Candidate's Introduction
      2. Interview Board's Composition
      3. Interview
      4. Observations and Comments
    7. Panel Interview 7 [Focus: Electronic Devices]
      1. Candidate's Introduction
      2. Interview Board's Composition
      3. Interview
      4. Observations and Comments
    8. Panel Interview 8 [Focus: Power Supplies]
      1. Candidate's Background
      2. Interview Board's Composition
      3. Interview
      4. Observations and Comments
    9. Panel Interview 9 [Focus: Electronics and Communication]
      1. Candidate's Background
      2. Interview Board's Composition
      3. Interview
      4. Observations and Comments
    10. Panel Interview 10 [Focus: Instrumentation and Control]
      1. Candidate's Background
      2. Interview Board's Composition
      3. Interview
      4. Observations and Comments
    11. Panel Interview 11 [Focus: Database Management Systems]
      1. Candidate's Background
      2. Interview Board's Composition
      3. Interview
      4. Observations and Comments
    12. Panel Interview 12 [Focus: Networking]
      1. Candidate's Background
      2. Interview Board's Composition
      3. Interview
      4. Observations and Comments
    13. Panel Interview 13 [Focus: Information Technology]
      1. Candidate's Background
      2. Interview Board's Composition
      3. Interview
      4. Observations and Comments
    14. Panel Interview 14 [Focus: Software Developoment]
      1. Candidate's Background
      2. About the Company
      3. Interview Board's Composition
      4. Interview
      5. Observations and Comments
    15. Panel Interview 15 [Focus: Microwave Principles and Systems]
      1. Candidate's Background
      2. Job Profile
      3. Interview Board's Composition
      4. Interview
      5. Observations and Comments
    16. Panel Interview 16 [Focus: Instrumentation and Control]
      1. Candidate's Background
      2. Job Profile
      3. Interview Board's Composition
      4. Interview
      5. Observations and Comments
    17. Panel Interview 17 [Focus: Radar Principles and Systems]
      1. Candidate's Background
      2. Job Profile
      3. Interview Board's Composition
      4. Interview
      5. Observations and Comments
    18. Panel Interview 18 [Focus: Embedded Technology]
      1. Candidate's Background
      2. Job Profile
      3. Interview Board's Composition
      4. Interview
      5. Observations and Comments
    19. Panel Interview 19 [Focus: Database Management, Network Security]
      1. Candidate's Introduction
      2. Interview Background
      3. Interview Board's Composition
      4. Interview
      5. Observations and Comments
    20. Panel Interview 20 [Focus: Database Management, Network Security]
      1. Candidate's Introduction
      2. Interview Background
      3. Interview Board's Composition
      4. Interview
      5. Observations and Comments
  9. Section III: Single-member Interviews
    1. Single-member Interview 1 [Focus: Amplifiers]
      1. Interview
      2. Observations and Comments
    2. Single-member Interview 2 [Focus: Amplifiers]
      1. Interview
      2. Observations and Comments
    3. Single-member Interview 3 [Focus: Amplifiers]
      1. Interview
      2. Observations and Comments
    4. Single-member Interview 4 [Focus: Oscillators]
      1. Interview
      2. Observations and Comments
    5. Single-member Interview 5 [Focus: Operational Amplifiers]
      1. Interview
      2. Observations and Comments
    6. Single-member Interview 6 [Focus: Passive Components]
      1. Interview
      2. Observations and Comments
    7. Single-member Interview 7 [Focus: Power Supplies]
      1. Interview
      2. Observations and Comments
    8. Single-member Interview 8 [Focus: MOSFETs]
      1. Interview
      2. Observations and Comments
    9. Single-member Interview 9 [Focus: Networks]
      1. Interview
      2. Observations and Comments
    10. Single-member Interview 10 [Focus: Waveform Fundamentals]
      1. Interview
      2. Observations and Comments
    11. Single-member Interview 11 [Focus: Passive Components, Combinational Logic]
      1. Interview
      2. Observations and Comments
    12. Single-member Interview 12 [Focus: Digital Electronic Fundamentals]
      1. Interview
      2. Observations and Comments
    13. Single-member Interview 13 [Focus: Instrumentation, Communication Fundamentals]
      1. Interview
      2. Observations and Comments
    14. Single-member Interview 14 [Focus: Digital Electronics]
      1. Interview
      2. Observations and Comments
    15. Single-member Interview 15 [Focus: Communication, Networks]
      1. Interview
      2. Observations and Comments
  10. Section IV: Sample Presentations
    1. How to Make an Effective Presentation
    2. Good Sample Presentation
    3. Bad Sample Presentation
  11. Section V: Major Scientific, Technological and IT Sector Organizations and Companies
    1. Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)
      1. Overview
      2. Activity Profile
      3. List of DRDO Laboratories
    2. Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR)
      1. Overview
      2. Activity Profile
    3. Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)
      1. Overview
      2. Activity Profile
        1. Central Electronics Engineering Research Institute (CEERI)
        2. Central Scientific Instruments Research Organisation (CSIO)
        3. National Aerospace Laboratory (NAL)
        4. National Physical Laboratory (NPL)
    4. Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
      1. Overview
      2. Activity Profile
        1. Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC)
        2. ISRO Satellite Centre (ISAC)
        3. Space Applications Centre (SAC)
        4. Master Control Facility (MCF)
        5. ISRO Telemetry, Tracking and Command Network (ISTRAC)
        6. ISRO Inertial Systems Unit (IISU)
        7. Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre (LPSC)
        8. SHAR Centre
        9. National Remote Sensing Agency (NRSA)
        10. Physical Research Laboratory (PRL)
        11. Antrix Corporation Limited
        12. National Mesosphere-Stratosphere Troposphere Radar Facility (NMRF)
        13. Development and Educational Communication Unit (DECU)
      3. Major Technological Programmes and Achievements
        1. INSAT Satellite System
        2. IRS Satellite System
        3. Satellite Launch Vehicles
    5. Department of Atomic Energy (DAE)
      1. Overview
      2. Activity Profile
        1. Nuclear Power Program
        2. Nuclear Fuel Cycle Program
        3. Research and Development Program
        4. Support Services
      3. Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR)
        1. Overview and Activity Profile
      4. Department of Telecommunications (DOT)
        1. Overview
        2. Activity Profile
      5. Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL)
        1. Overview
          1. Manufacturing Units
          2. Joint Ventures
          3. Major Products and Services
          4. Systems for the Armed Forces
          5. Communication Equipment and Systems
          6. Electronic Components and Devices
          7. Medical Electronics
          8. Software Capabilities
          9. Consultancy Services
      6. Centre for Development of Telematics (C-DOT)
        1. Overview
        2. Activity Profile
    6. Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC)
      1. Overview
      2. Activity Profile
    7. Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)
      1. Overview
      2. Research and Development Activity
    8. Software/IT Companies in India
      1. Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)
      2. HCL Technologies
      3. Infosys Technologies
      4. Wipro Technologies
      5. Patni Computer Systems
      6. Tech Mahindra
      7. Larsen & Toubro Infotech
      8. MphasiS
      9. IBM India
      10. Oracle Financial Services Software
      11. Mahindra Satyam
  12. Section VI: Question Bank
    1. Block 1: Amplifiers
    2. Block 2: Oscillator Fundamentals
    3. Block 3: Operational Amplifiers
    4. Block 4: Resistors, Capacitors and Inductors
    5. Block 5: Power Supplies
    6. Block 6: Semiconductor Devices
    7. Block 7: Waveform Fundamentals
    8. Block 8: Logic Devices
    9. Block 9: Data Conversion Circuits
    10. Block 10: Instrumentation
    11. Block 11: Communication Systems
    12. Block 12: Circuits and Networks
    13. Block 13: Radar Fundamentals
    14. Block 14: Information Technology
    15. Block 15: Electronic Warfare
  13. Acknowledgents
  14. Copyright