Qualcomm Interview Questions

Updated Sep 16, 2014
Updated Sep 16, 2014
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    Internship Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4 weeks - interviewed at Qualcomm.

    Interview Details

    Hiring process was of three steps. First written test and then 2 rounds of telephonic interview.

    Interview Questions
    • Technical interview was on the tougher side. Interview was asking questions mainly on digital signal processing, coding mainly internal change in stacks after function calling and some average mental ability question   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  2.  

    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Hyderābād
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ months - interviewed at Qualcomm in September 2012.

    Interview Details

    Round 1 was an online test consisting of three sections. Section 1 consisted of aptitude/IQ question, Section 2 contained basic coding questions and 3 consisted of one out of software,EC(Signals) or VLSI, the one for which the candidte is sitting.
    Round 2 was 30 min technical interview in which previous project details, basic core theory and coding questions were asked. Puzzles of medium level difficulty were also asked.
    Third round is HR round,which hardly lasts 10 min consisting of the most general hr questions asked in a interview.

    Interview Questions
    • Coding questions are asked even from an electrical or EC students if applied for hyderabad.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Lead Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Bangalore
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Qualcomm in March 2013.

    Interview Details

    I applied through employee referral. I got the call within 3 days of referring. Firs round was a telephonic interview. they asked few questions on past experience and CV walk through.
    Second round was face to face and they covered various topics in Embedded systems right from scheduler till designing a Soc.Also, debugging techniques on ARM processor.

    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Program Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Hyderābād
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 months - interviewed at Qualcomm in February 2013.

    Interview Details

    No phone screening. Was asked to fly to onsite.
    5 rounds of f2f interviews
    General Project and Program Management.
    Many questions on the projects handled and detail oriented.

    The person who was supposed to take the HR round left office early. I was told that the HR round will happen over phone.

    Despite several follow-ups no response. Did not get even get a 'regret' mail.
    I assumed I was not selected.

    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Hyderābād
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university - interviewed at Qualcomm in November 2013.

    Interview Details

    Initially Qualcomm took a aptitude test and shortlisted 9 from 36 students( EE and CS combined). This was followed by 2 telephonic interview-Technical followed by HR.

    Technical interview lasted for 10-13 min.They initially ask for your field of interest and ask questions based on that-mine was Digital system design,Embedded systems
    Questions:
    -How to make a counter
    -difference between synchronous and asynchronous counters
    -which of the above takes less time

    -parts of a microprocessor
    -is peripherals mandatory for microprocessors
    -interrupts-hardware and software
    -what happens when an interrupt is made
    -difference between RISC and CISC,advantage
    -which of the above takes less time for decoding

    HR interview was the next morning.It was easy and lasted hardly 7 minutes
    Questions:
    -What do you expect at Qualcomm
    -why do you want to join Qualcomm

    :)

    Interview Questions
    • -difference between RISC and CISC,advantage
      -which of the above takes less time for decoding
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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  7. 2 people found this helpful  

    Senior Secretary Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Bangalore
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral - interviewed at Qualcomm in March 2009.

    Interview Details

    I had total 7 rounds of interview, & during my 3rd or 4th meeting with one of the Senior Directors, he gave me few technical sums to solve and i did not get a single one correct,but then I still got selected because of my frankness that solving sums was not my forte

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Hyderābād
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a day - interviewed at Qualcomm in July 2012.

    Interview Details

    Interview process is tough. you need to be technically very strong in OS, networks, C programming languages. not much of puzzles and algorithms will be asked. 3 technical rounds and 1 HR round. apart from 1 online written test. will receive a mail about the status of the job offer a week later

    Interview Questions
    • he asked me to write algorithm for magic square problem which i was not aware of. he helped me in answering that question   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    i was fresher so did not negotiate anything. just accepted what they have offered
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Senior Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Hyderābād
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 months - interviewed at Qualcomm in April 2012.

    Interview Details

    There were around six rounds, of which one was personality test, overall interview was average. Need patience as all rounds will be shooting same technical questions (maintain attitude). have good lunch. Hiring process is slow.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiaions. I was paid like 6.5L in previous and I asked 12L they agreed.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a day - interviewed at Qualcomm.

    Interview Details

    3 Tech Rounds and 1 hr

    Interview Questions
    • Mostly on microprocessor concepts and some on Programming too.   Answer Question
    Declined Offer
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    PMS Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Hyderābād
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Qualcomm in October 2010.

    Interview Details

    3 rounds of interview and my work experience was just in sync with their requirement

    Negotiation Details
    Per company standards, salary is very good and no negotiation was required
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

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