Preparation tips to perform well in Campus Placements


Most of the reputed firms like TCS, Infosys, Wipro, Vodafone, ITC etc conduct placement drives in campus for recruiting eligible students. They screen them based on their performance in tests, GD and interview. The article throws light at some of the tips to perform well in campus placement rounds.

Preparation tips for Campus Placement Tests

The first round of campus placement process of most of the top firms like Infosys, Wipro etc will be a written test. This test will be of objective type model. Multiple options will be given for all the questions. Students have to select the right choice from the given options. There will be negative marking for incorrect responses in most of the campus placement tests. Aspirants need to be very well prepared to clear these tests as it will be highly competitive.

  • They have to refer standard text books like R.S. Aggarwaal, S.Chand etc to clear the reasoning section and also the numerical ability section.
  • They have to be well focused on the core subjects to clear the technical section.
  • They have to give special emphasis on time management to complete the test within the restricted time limit. They have to practice similar questions at home by setting time targets.
  • If possible they can ask people who have already attended placement processes of these companies and practice those usual questions as well.

Preparation tips for Campus Placement Group Discussion

The second round of selection will probably be a group discussion. Aspirants will be grouped into 8-10. They will be given a topic and they need to talk for and against it. This round will be to evaluate the ability of the aspirant to work within a group. So aspirants need to develop the qualities to work effectively as a good team player. They must develop good communication as well. They must make sure that they don’t deviate from the exact point to be conveyed. They must not hurt the feelings of other members in that group. They should not be vague in their speech and must be able to convey exactly what they meant.

Preparation tips for Campus Placement Interview

The last round of selection will be an interview. In certain firms like Infosys, there will be a technical interview and HR interview. To clear the technical interview they need to be thorough with the core subjects covered in the course curriculum. They should be able to answer the questions based on their mini project, main project and also seminar.

During the HR interview they need to well dressed and should be pleasant before the interview panel. There will be questions asked to check whether they are fit for the organization. The interpersonal skills of the aspirants are also analyzed during this section. Aspirants need to be wise enough to tackle such questions and should prove themselves. Communication skills and also confidence level of the aspirants are also analyzed. They should undergo good training before they attend such interviews. They can arrange interactive sessions within the friends circle or else they can attend personality development classes organized by experts.



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4 Responses to “Preparation tips to perform well in Campus Placements”

  1. 4

    plz send me the tips of how to prepare for campus recruitements

  2. 3

    i am doing MCA final i can get the MNC job?

  3. 2
    Neha Phadtare:

    hello….now m doing bca…. i hav completed my 12th wit just 40%..and 10th wit 80%…wil i be able to give campus interview.?? if yes..then wich company?? shall i join any extra courses along wit bca??? as a additional qualification?!!!

  4. 1

    hi i have completed B.E.(ECE) in 2010 with 67% . and currently doing cate+(testing course) opportunities for this and how to go further for placements.