Cognizant Interview Questions

Are you preparing for Cognizant job interview? In this article, we’ve prepared Cognizant HR and Technical Interview Questions for freshers. These questions can be asked in many ways. Be ready to answers these interview questions.

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HR Interview Questions

  1. Tell me about yourself or Introduce yourself
  2. Tell me about your family background?
  3. Tell me something about your projects?(Main project and Mini project)
  4. What are your most interests and your hobbies?
  5. What are your strengths and weaknesses?
  6. Which was the favourite subject in engineering? Which is the last book that you read?
  7. What motivates you? Or what motivates you to join in Cognizant?
  8. Tell me about our company (Cognizant)?
  9. How do you handle stress?(What is the most stressful moment)
  10. What are the future goals? Or what are the short term and long term goals?
  11. Why do you want to work in Cognizant?
  12. Do you want to pursue higher education?
  13. Who is the CEO of Cognizant?
  14. Why do want this job?
  15. Why should I hire you? Or what are the expectations this job?
  16. Why did you choose this career?
  17. Tell us about the skills which are required for this position?
  18. What kind of a manger would you be?
  19. Are you a team player or team lead?
  20. What is your favourite subject in Btech or Mtech?
  21. How do you see your progress while working at Cognizant?
  22. How can you contribute to this Company?
  23. How will you react, if you working on a project and your colleague get appraisal not you?
  24. What qualifications do you have that make you think that you will be successful in this career?
  25. Do you enjoy doing independent research?
  26. What is your dream company?
  27. What are your future plans?
  28. Present, which programming language is best?
  29. What do you know about recent trends in IT industry?
  30. Can you work under pressure or client deadlines?
  31. How many offers you have with you?
  32. Rate your communication skills and your interview? (1-10)
  33. How do you feel about working in night shifts and weekends?
  34. What is difference between hard work and soft work?
  35. What strategy applies to handle main project?
  36. What qualities do you feel a successful manger should have?
  37. Where do you see yourself in next five years?
  38. Are you willing to relocate or travel? Or Are you ready to relocate any location?
  39. What are your salary expectations? Or How much salary are you except?
  40. Do you have any questions for us?

HR Interview Questions for experienced

  1. Tell me about yourself
  2. What is your greatest fear?
  3. What are your strong points?
  4. Why did you leave your last job?
  5. Why do you want this job?
  6. What is your expected salary?
  7. Why should we hire you?
  8. What would you do if your team does not perform as expected?
  9. How do you feel about working night shifts and weekends?
  10. What are your greatest achievements?
  11. What makes you interested in this job?
  12. What are the good leadership qualities?
  13. Where do you see yourself in 10 years from now?
  14. What support and assistance do you provide to your team?
  15. You have changed jobs ship too many times already, why so?
  16. Would you like to work in a team or on your own?
  17. How could you have improved your career progress?
  18. What was the toughest decision you ever had to make?
  19. Are you applying for other jobs? Do you have any other offer in hand?
  20. How would you describe the culture of the company?
  21. What would your colleagues say about you?
  22. What motivates you?
  23. What are your long term goals?
  24. I don’t give you this job. What will you do?
  25. Are you a team Player or Team Lead?
  26. What are the expectations from manager?
  27. What qualities do you feel a successful manger should have?
  28. What do you like best about an employee?
  29. What type of work environment do you prefer?
  30. What if you are not able to meet the deadlines?
  31. Can you handle under pressure?
  32. Do you know anyone works for us?
  33. Are you willing to relocate or travel?
  34. Do you have any questions for me?
  35. How well could you handle conflicts in your precious job?

Technical Interview Questions

  1. What programming languages do you know?
  2. What is software engineer?
  3. What is engineering?
  4. What is C language or Java?
  5. Why C is procedural language?
  6. What is JVM? And use?
  7. Do you know about python programming language?
  8. What is the difference between C and C++?
  9. What is the difference between Java and C++?
  10. What is the difference between Procedural and OOP?
  11. What is the difference between a constructor and a method in C++?
  12. What is the difference between swapping and Paging?
  13. What is the difference between an interface and an Abstract class?
  14. What is the difference between Multi threading and Multi tasking?
  15. What is the difference between call by value and call by reference?
  16. What is the difference between printf () and Scanf ()?
  17. What is the difference between getchar () and getchare ()?
  18. What is the difference between scanf() and gets()?
  19. What is the diffrencebetween while and do while?
  20. What is the difference between request processor and request dispatcher?
  21. What is the difference between static link and dynamic link library?
  22. What is “&” and “*” operator in C?
  23. How would you rename a function in C?
  24. What is difference between Twitter and face book?
  25. What is operating system?
  26. What is Class?
  27. What is Object?
  28. What is Spaghetti Programming?
  29. What is the modules operator?
  30. What is Spanning tree?
  31. What are skew trees?
  32. What is the size of an array be declared at runtime?
  33. What is diamond problem?
  34. What is Fragmentation and Segmentation?
  35. How to avoid structure padding in C?
  36. What are the oops concepts?
  37. What is Normalization?
  38. Can you define binary tree insertion?
  39. How and who handles data looping?
  40. What is nested loop?
  41. What is oops?
  42. What is destructor?
  43. What is abstraction?
  44. What is composition in oops?
  45. What is exception handling in oops??
  46. What is method overriding in oops?
  47. What is friend function in oops?
  48. What is keyword auto for?
  49. What is the function overloading in oops?
  50. Why is it that not all header files are declared in every c program?
  51. Can you define syntax error and semantic errors?
  52. What are sealed modifiers?
  53. What is composition?
  54. What is Macros?
  55. What are tokens?
  56. What is trigger?
  57. What is interface? And Types?
  58. What is static variable?
  59. What is C++?
  60. What is virtual function in C++?
  61. What is binding in C++?
  62. What is Polymorphism in C++??
  63. What is nutshell in C++?
  64. What are character constants in C++?
  65. What are streams in C++?
  66. What are tokens in C++?
  67. Why C++ is a High programming language?
  68. What are the user defined data types in C++?
  69. What is linked list, Queue, Array?
  70. How to use this keyword?
  71. What are two dimensional linked lists?
  72. Can you explain the method you will use to execute an array linked list?
  73. What is the implementation of merge?
  74. How did you create your project?
  75. What is memory management in Java?
  76. What is multi threading?
  77. Write down to prime algorithm?
  78. What happens when main () method is declared as private?
  79. How does a debugger set breakpoints in a code you are debugging?
  80. What operating system is used in your Mobile?
  81. Does Java support multiple inheritances?
  82. What is IP address?
  83. What is subnetting?
  84. What is Cloud Computing?
  85. What is Machine Learning?
  86. What is IoT?
  87. What is AI?
  88. What is MVC?
  89. What is Android?
  90. What is Framework?
  91. What is a Tool?
  92. What is big data?
  93. What is data Science?
  94. What is Binary search Tree?
  95. How would you input data to your code?
  96. What are storage classes?
  97. What is a job Queue?
  98. What is The value of b,a-6,b=++a+++a?
  99. What is Volatile in C programming?
  100. What cons of Pointer?
  101. How to provide security in Java?
  102. What is Operating System?
  103. What is testing? And types?
  104. What is SDLC?
  105. What SQL?
  106. What is Java script?
  107. What is Framework?
  108. What is Database?
  109. Define DBMS and RDBMS?
  110. What is Table in Database?
  111. Write a connection code to a database?
  112. How do you declare a variable that will hold string values?
  113. Write a program using SQL queries to find a unique entry in a table?
  114. Write a program to finding factorial of a number?
  115. Write a program to add two strings without utilizing”+” operator?
  116. Write a program to print first 10 Fibonacci series?
  117. Write a program to print the prime number up to 13
  118. Write a program based on frequency sorting methods
  119. Write an algorithm for selection sort
  120. From the string having 10 characters, how can you delete the redundant characters?


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