This is Kajal Kohli from BBD College from Lucknow.
Last weekend i got placed in HCL , my dream company visited our campus and i got selected..
So i thought why not share my knowledge and the whole HCL Experience with all of you aspirants...So here it goes..
First up: HCL Profile--
Chairman: Shiv Nadar
CEO & MD:Vineet Nayar
Major Products: HCL Note Book,HCL Leaptop
Revenue: 6.1 billion (2011)
Total Employees at HCL:- 85,000
HCLis a global Electronics, Computing and IT company based in Noida, India. The company comprises of two publicly listed companies, HCL Technologies and HCL Infosystems.
HCL was focused on addressing the IT hardware market in India for the first two decades of its existence with some activity in the global market.
On termination of the joint venture with HP in 1996, HCL became an enterprise which comprises HCL Technologies (to address the global IT services market) and HCL Infosystems (to address the Indian and APAC IT hardware market). HCL has since then operated as a holding company.
HCL Technologies is one of the two businesses – both of them separately listed in India – falling under the corporate umbrella of, with combined annual 2011 revenues of US$ 6 billion. HCL Enterprise was founded in 1976 and is one of India's original IT garage start ups.
HCL Technologies is a relatively young company, formed in 1991 when HCL's R&D business was spun off to focus on the growing IT services industry. During last 15 years, HCL has expaned its service portfolio in IT applications (custom applications for industry solutions and package implementation), IT infrastructure management, and business process outsourcing, while maintaining and extending its leadership in product engineering.
HCL provides services across SIX Business Lines -
Engineering and R&D Services (ERS) - offering services in Hardware, Embedded, Mechanical and Software Product Engineering.
Enterprise Transformation Services (ETS) - offering services in the areas of Process Transformation, Data Management, Integration Services, Architecture Services, Disruptive Technology Services, IT Strategy, and Change Management.
Business Processing Outsourcing (BPO) - division of HCL Technologies Limited has delivery offices across India, UK and USA.
Custom Application Services, - includes customized IT Applications development, support & maintenance.
IT Infrastructure Management - focuses on End User Computing Services, Data Center Services, Cross Functional Services, Enterprise Network Services, Security Services, Integrated Operation Management, and Mainframe & AS400 Services.
Enterprise Application Services (EAS) - focuses on areas like in ERP, SCM, CRM, HCM, EPM, BI and Middleware. This group is now part of HCL AXON, subsidiary of HCL Technologies, formed after HCL Tech acquired Axon Group plc for £440m cash offer in 2008.
NOW HERE GOES MY EXPERIENCE WITH HCL
The written exam was conducted by aspiring minds and it consists of 4 sections
1. Verbal-24questions-30 mins
2. Aptitude-25 questions-35 mins
3. Reasoning-25 questions-35 min
4. Computer programing-25-35 mins
Among the four sections verbal is little bit difficult.Remaining 2 sections aptitude and reasoning are dead easy only for clarity refer inwww.aspiringminds.com you will get 12 sample questions on each section and alsosyllabus. (But first you have to register you are self) LCM, HCF, pipes, logarithms (important), surds, probability, permutation andcombination are very important and just revise intermediate JP's eamcet material for(probability) only.
Reasoning just follow R.S Aggarwal, it's more than enough mainly they are asking serieswhich are dead easy, coding and decoding very easy, puzzle test and they are touchingall concepts in reasoning but they are very easy. Computer programing, they are not concerned on one particular language, for csestudents it is very easy, other departments don't forget to prepare concepts like datastructures stack implementation, sorting algorithms just concept, main important spacecomplexity, time complexity, asymtotic notations.
Total 250 students appeared for written exam, only 91 students got selected for next round. One more important thing verbal section is important based on these section only theyfilter in written exam. I had taken my interview at evening 5'0 clock; They are 5pannels, 4 pannels concentrated more only on HR. Only one pannel fully concentrated onTechnical.By God grace I went to technical HR Questions are very simple
HR: First he asked me to fill a formHR: After a thorough glance at my resume, he asked me "what type of scholar ship yougot" (from my resume)
Me: I explained
HR: Do you know Java?
Me: I told I know only basics of Java
HR: He asked questions on threads and C debugging then he asked about my project
Me: I explained. He was impressed with my explanation
HR: He asked simple subroutine in C to write (to check our basic knowledge) that's it heasked to me to leave. Finally results were announced at 7:30 pm, out of 91 they sort listed 71
students.I got my name and now I'm be the member of HCL.
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