How to be Industry ready!

 
  • Date: May 31, 2017, 4:00 pm - May 31, 2017, 5:30 pm
  • Duration: 1 Hours, 30 Minutes
  • Type of Event: Knowledge Session
  • Who Should Attend: 2018 Batch - Engineering, B.Com, BCA, BBA Graduates
  • The event aims at introducing the career opportunities with VirtusaPolaris. Candidates will get an opportunity to interact directly with HR. With the present need to evaluate candidates based on their technical competencies and emerging of various technologies candidates need to invest more time on their technical skills & various technologies.
 

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Krithivasan S

Associate Manager Virtusa Consulting Services Pvt. Ltd
Krithivasan S currently leads the India campus hiring function for VirtusaPolaris. He has a decade of experience, mostly in campus hiring and branding. Prior to joining VirtusaPolaris, Krithivasan was with Merittrac Services, an assessment firm, where he handled campus hiring for major corporates and top government bodies. Post which he worked with Deloitte, where he played the role of HR Business Partner, which included handling performance management, R&R and other employee engagement activities.
In his current role at VirtusaPolaris, Krithivasan is responsible for the end-to-end gamut of campus hiring function for India, which besides recruitment includes corporate branding, mentorship and maintaining university relations through innovative initiatives.
He holds a master degree in HR from Symbiosis University, Pune. His interest includes travelling, interacting with people. He is passionate about helping new grads launch their careers and find their place within VirtusaPolaris.

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  • Firstnaukri: Hello Everyone, Thanks for logging in. Let us welcome Mr. Krithivasan S to this interactive session. Request Mr. Krithivasan to give his opening comments and open the floor for student questions.
  • Krithivasan S: Hello All. Thanks FirstNaukri for this opportunity. Look forward to help you clarify questions and help prepare to face the recruitment. Feel free to ask any questions and i would be more than happy to answer.
  • Dedipya Jada: What are expected skills from freshers?
  • Krithivasan S: Hi Depidya, As a fresher we expect you to be strong in basics of computers including programming language, if you aspire to begin your career in IT / Services firm.
  • ashok: This year what are you expecting from freshers?
  • Krithivasan S: Hi Ashok, As mentioned earlier we expect the fresher's to be good in basics of computers, strong in the subjects you have studied as well as good programming knowledge.
  • Y Sri rasagna: what programming languages we should know as a fresher?
  • Krithivasan S: Hi Rasagna, to enter any IT services firm, being strong in C, C++ and Java certainly helps.
  • MOUNIKA.U: Hello Sir!! What will be the recruitment process?
  • Krithivasan S: Hi Mounika, It differs from company to company. We at VirtusaPolaris, follow a standard online assessment on technical followed by technical and HR discussion.
  • Deepraj Adhikary: Hi sir, i wanted to ask u that what kind of qualities do u expect from your freshers...
  • Krithivasan S: Hi Deepraj, Flexibility to pick up projects or technologies on a need basis and not be reluctant on type of work. Ex - Don't have a mindset that you will only do developer job but should be willing to even pick up IMS / TechOps / Testing roles.
  • Muzammil: Basic expected skills form a mechanical engineering student ?
  • Krithivasan S: Hi muzammil, Being a mechanical student if you wish to enter IT field, then please ensure you horne your skills on the technology front. In addition, you should look at getting a certificate as well in one of the technologies like OCJP / SCJP / ISTQB, as this will help you stand outside the crowd
  • Athulya P S : Good evening sir.. When it comes to a job Wat are the most essential skill? Is it technical or other skills??
  • Krithivasan S: Hi Athulya, any IT services firm would prefer candidates to be atleats 50% technically strong with additional weightage for Communication, Flexibility and learning capabilities.
  • pv sai manoj: As fresher it is enough to learn one programming language and one database knowledge?
  • Krithivasan S: Yes it is good. However ensure that you get yourself certified on the said technology. Like ISTQB / SCJP / OCJP / Big data.
  • Shanmuga Priya E: Is percentage of marks is much important ?
  • Krithivasan S: Hi Priya, In this competitive world and number of vacancies going down, marks does play a role. This is only to be eligible to appear for the process and not a deciding factor.
  • Sai Prakash: what is the perfect answer for " why should i hire you?"
  • Krithivasan S: I would recommend you to have your USP in place, refer "Elevator Pitch" which helps you have your value proposition in place.
  • Chithra.S: Good evening sir, are companies expecting any mini project From the freshers?
  • Krithivasan S: Hi - Mini projects does help you. However you should be sure that you are completely aware of the project you have done and the expected output.
  • Veeramalli Tejasri: what are the important topics for technical??
  • Krithivasan S: Datastructures, Algorithms, basic DB skills should help. Overall understanding of newer technologies that are taking shape will also help.
  • Alekhya : do we need to be good in theory as well as coding or only in coding
  • Krithivasan S: Theory is the basic expectation. However coding help you cut the ice.
  • Gowsika. A: Is some knowledge about python is important sir?
  • N Praveen Kumar: Hello sir....its been heard that the IT companies are facing some global crisis and removing their current emplyees...will that effect freshers?
  • Krithivasan S: Yes companies are facing some heat. However current scenario is such that middle level associates are being removed and being replaced by junior associates. This certainly portrays that freshers play a vital role, provided they are fully equipped and ready to face the battle.
  • Susant J das: What are the criteria to select an Institution, whether Virtusa will visit for Campus recruitment?
  • Krithivasan S: VirtusaPolaris has concept of Centre of Excellence. Any institutes which has our COE would certainly see us visiting. In order to provide oppurtunities to all the deserving students, we have come up with model of pool campus, which will happen in each of the region. Please stay connected with your placement officer
  • Monisha B: Hello Sir, what will be the salary package for freshers and also is there any bond?
  • Krithivasan S: Since any organization would spend time and money on freshers, service agreement would be applicable. Salary differs from company to company - Average at 3.2 LPA. We offer 3.3 LPA.
  • Sumit Kumar: What is more important project work or internship for a fresher?
  • Krithivasan S: Both plays an important role. Understanding of what you have done and the contribution made is the main deciding factor.
  • S SAI ANIRUDH: Hello Sir . Is it mandatory for a fresher to know the new technologies like haddop or can he learn later
  • Krithivasan S: Learning Hadoop ahead of time will be a definite advantage.
  • Alekhya : Good evening sir, I m from cse backgroundand i have a good grip on concepts but i lack a little bit in coding is that fine?? or do I need to concentrate on my coding part also
  • Krithivasan S: being a CS student, we expect you to be atleats average in coding. hence please work on it.
  • akhila rajan: what kind of job opportunities are provided for Bcom graduates?
  • Krithivasan S: Companies do have positions in Finance team like Process Analyst, Billing and payables.
  • AKASH ARVIND: hello sir, this is Akash from CMR institute of Technology Hyderabad, i wanted to know about the impact of machine learning n job market.
  • Krithivasan S: It is a whole new paradigm, it helps us to our job better and collaborate with computers much better, It also creates lot of new oppurtunities.
  • VIGNESH N: Iam not gud at programming...suggest me some courses to study to work in ur reputed company!
  • Krithivasan S: Please subscribe to coding platforms like Hackerearth / hackerrank.
  • Rayhaan Pirani: Hello sir, do you have any opportunities for people who know Python and/or data science?
  • Krithivasan S: yes we do give importance to Python and Data Science. It adds value to your CV
  • rajeswari: sir do we need any certifications in programming languages
  • Krithivasan S: Yes it will add value. OCJP / SCJP / Horton work certified developers. These are the most sought after certifications.
  • G. Preethi Reddy: If in case we are not placed in the current proceeding placements, what should we do in order to get placed in some good company through off campus
  • Krithivasan S: Certifications is the only way by which you can get an opportunity to appear for any companies outside the campus.
  • SHEETAL RAJU GOTUR: what if we are not good at programming language and good at data analysis?
  • Krithivasan S: You can become a data scientist. However programming is a must and you should be strong in basic problem solving skills.
  • Athira Nair.A: Hi Sir,what are you expecting from the computer students when it comes to a job?
  • Krithivasan S: Hi Athira, ability to write programs, being string in fundamentals.
  • Harsha: Good evening sir can I knw how much should be the minimum aggregate in academics?
  • Krithivasan S: 65% or 6.5 CGPA is base which any company would follow. Might go up or reduce basis requirements.
  • Abhijith swamy miriyala: what new technologies are required for a fresher to know if he wanna be as a developer?
  • Krithivasan S: Mobility, Big data and cloud - Three most happening technologies currently.
  • Manish K: Good evening sir , I m a student of BBA final year. What are basics needed fr a BBA student to get placed in good firm
  • Krithivasan S: I personally would advice you to pursue masters as the opportunities for BBA graduates are not that lucrative, while there are openings.
  • Susant J das: I am the placement lead of GIFT and GITA., Bhubaneswar.I want to ask, On which Technology students must prepare them for campus drive. Some companies need .NET some need Java etc...
  • Krithivasan S: Java and Dot net are more of mothers of technology. hence being strong in both or atleats one certainly helps.
  • Athulya P S : Sir according to you how would you choose a person either technical or communication??
  • Krithivasan S: Good mix of both is what we look at. Strong in basics of technology and being a good communicator certainly helps.
  • Deepika devi.B.V: Is there value In Database Management System?? important r not??
  • Krithivasan S: Absolutely. Apart from RDBMS like Oracle or SQL server - No SQL databases like Mongo DB, Elastic search are highly in demand.
  • Chithra Sukumar K: Sir, Will there be any bond for job?
  • Ashutosh: Hi I have recently opened my own startup which is going well I just came to by btech 4th yr and shall I sit in placement drive of college or not
  • Krithivasan S: if you are confident in running your start up successfully, then we would suggest you to carry on with it and not deviate.
  • Alekhya : sir are you considering gate score for hiring??
  • Krithivasan S: No we dont
  • Vaishnavi: What post does a fresher get at Virtusa?
  • Krithivasan S: Associate Engineer is the entry level designation for B tech / BE graduates
  • Pavithra N.: Good evening sir! what is the technology used in VirtusPolaris?
  • Krithivasan S: Please visit VirtusaPolaris.com for more information on what we do.
  • Nanduri ushasree: Good evening sir, what do you mean by technical? For example i am of ece background. Should i beed to have all the knowledge about my core subject or IT based like C,C++,Java?
  • Krithivasan S: If you want to enter IT / Services firm, then certainly we expect you to be good in programming languages like C, C++. Java
  • Sahithi: What programming languages should we be familar with in the growing co-operative world?
  • Krithivasan S: Core programming languages like Java / Dot Net plus skills in Mobile development, cloud technologies will help
  • Y Sri rasagna: sir what is the perfect answer for "where would you see yourself after five years"?
  • Krithivasan S: Hi - It is very crtitical for you have a clear road map / vision towards future. Plain answers like PM / Lead would not help.
  • Sabitha S Nair: Good Evening Sir ...What type of IT Jobs are available for BCA Graduates?Is it enough BCA Gradutation ?
  • Krithivasan S: Testing / IMS / TechOps / DevOps are the most available ones for B Sc/ BCA graduates
  • P.Venkateshwarulu: Is it necessary to learn more coding languages than what they taught us in our btech curriculum?
  • Krithivasan S: Absolutely, book knowledge is not enough. One needs to be completely aware and prepared.
  • K.Anoj Reddy: how do you segregate students from each branch after selecting from selection protocol .do everyone will be trained on the same base or on different bases
  • Krithivasan S: Training differs on what you bring as a candidate. Section of people will be identified and marked as fast trackers if found really good.
  • Thirupathi Ravali: how to handle interviewer for the first time?
  • Krithivasan S: Hi - Prepare yourself to meet and talk to a stranger. be confident and don't lose hope. This will help.
  • akash: What package do you offer at the highest?
  • K SAI VARA PRASAD: Sir,.How significant a role does having an experience of internship play in a fresher's recruitment?
  • Ravikiran Avasarala: Why there are so many layoff's in IT industry compared to any other industry?
  • Krithivasan S: Automation is playing a very important role. IT is the highest consumer of graduates. However, currently freshers are not being targeted.
  • Adithya Suresh: Hi Sir, What skill we want to develop to succeed in a company like practical or theoratical as a cs student? ?
  • Krithivasan S: Both plays an important role.
  • P Sai Shreyas Reddy: Java is an advanced language that C but still engineering colleges prefer teaching students C rather than java. In your opinion which is beneficial.
  • Krithivasan S: SInce syllabus is prepared by University, college cannot by pass. hence C is being taught. However one should upskill himself with java and other languages.
  • bhavana sharma: do we need to have in depth knowledge about coding being a ECE student?
  • Krithivasan S: Yes of course. As plenty of CS graduates are available in the market.
  • ishandeep: will a student with good coding skills and good knowledge of Android apps development be treated same as a fresher? ie. 3.3LPA package?
  • Krithivasan S: Entry level does not have a difference. However good knowledge will help in maximing your chances of being fast tracker including growth and salary
  • G.Saravana prakash pandian: hello sir,i feel that am very strong in communication than technical.how could it help me?
  • Prashanth Goud R: sir Is this service based companies asking coding?
  • Krithivasan S: Yes coding is very important.
  • vidhya Dharshni: Hello sir ...which one do you expect communication skill or technical knowledge
  • Krithivasan S: Combination of both is a perfect match. We are not looking at excellent communicator.
  • tanisha: Hello sir.I am Tanisha from CMRIT HYD i would like to know what is the basic difference between service based company and product based company.
  • Krithivasan S: Product based companies are the ones who work on creating a particular product for its customers. Services are more of custom product development where you develop software for the customer's customer.
  • Athira jayakumar: What are the possible PG programmes we can do after a BCOM?
  • Krithivasan S: if you want to master in finance - then MBA in Finance would help. Followed by M Com.
  • Bikramjeet singh: If i had only knowledge of c,c++ can i get a gaood job
  • Krithivasan S: Not enough in the current competitive world.
  • Dedipya Jada: Are there any jobs related to data sciences?
  • Krithivasan S: There are plenty of jobs not filled which requires skilled and trained associates
  • suryateja: will the new frameworks like nodejs etc help in cracking the interview?
  • Krithivasan S: NodeJS or AngularJS skills is a definite plus for cracking an interview.
  • vivek: what is the minmum cgpa requried?
  • Krithivasan S: 65% or 6.5
  • Deepraj Adhikary: what kind of answer do u expect when u ask an student "Tell me about your self?"
  • Krithivasan S: Don't repeat or go over your resume again. Talk something unique about yourself away from resume.
  • rupika: IS ONLY C LANGUAGE IS ENOUGH FOR ECE STREAM ?
  • Krithivasan S: No not enough, Please gain more knowledge on C C++ and Java
  • Vethasriharini: Hello sir!My pleasure Greetings to you!My question over yu is ,is bigdata is developed to the atmost level??Is we have a challenging opportunity in bigdata??
  • Krithivasan S: Big data is evolving very fast, There are lot of oppurtunities in this space.
  • NL Jahnavi Nagulapati: can i know about your company
  • Krithivasan S: Please visit VirtusaPolaris.com
  • Raghasri Raghavan : Hello sir!! What are the technical skills u expect frm the candidate as a fresher???
  • Krithivasan S: Understanding and strong in basics is a must
  • bharath sai: as companies are cutting down jobs in software what is stituation of freshers?
  • Krithivasan S: Cutting down is at the middle level who are being replaced with freshers but are skilled and high on technical skills
  • Ramya pogakula: are c,c++,java necessary for all branches?
  • Krithivasan S: Yes it is and a must.
  • Chandra Jyoti Dhakal: The thing is, upto what extent one should be expert in any programming language?
  • Krithivasan S: Being Certified at the basic level and able to answer questions.
  • Mandar Mahagaonker: sir as we are from ECE in technical round will ask any ECE related questions or only programming
  • Krithivasan S: Combination of both - To check your subject knowledge which will help us in understanding your learning quotient.
  • bhargav: Sir wt can you expect from us either acedemic marks or the skills on subject
  • Keerthi P.B: is there any scope for B.Com students
  • Krithivasan S: Yes but very limited
  • C A RAKSSHANA: For which designation do you recruit a fresher?
  • Krithivasan S: Associate / Associate Engineer
  • nageshwaran : does internship experience expected form a fresher? or any miniprojects?
  • Krithivasan S: Both plays an important role - but concentrate on one at a time.
  • pranitha: sir what does a company actually lookforward in any fresher?
  • Krithivasan S: Strong in basics and fundamentals
  • anush krishna: Hi sir . Will internship helps us to improve our skills and knowledge?
  • Krithivasan S: yes it does.
  • Sahithi: Hello Sir,this is Sahithi from CMRIT,Hyderabad.What is the impact of automation on fresher's job market?
  • Krithivasan S: Resources are still needed to execute the required automation
  • Kuchi Sai charan: Hello sir ....... is paper presentations and certificates will play role while recruiting ?
  • Krithivasan S: Yes very much. Paper presentation helps in portraying yourself as a SME
  • Thirupathi Ravali: is it necessary to have knowledge about hadoop technologies or some other technologies?
  • Krithivasan S: Absolutely - It helps you stand out.
  • Sai tharun: Hello sir,we can get job with out facing interview?
  • Krithivasan S: In this case, you should attend gaming / coding competitions of companies.
  • Meena: Hai sir Good evening .. is the IT companies requicuited employee based on their cgpa percentage
  • Krithivasan S: It is a basic filter.
  • Vikram: Hi sir, I want to ask u that what kind body posture should be maintained while interview time
  • Krithivasan S: Eye contact and confidence - 2 most important things
  • Akshaya.p: Good evening sir, Is it value if we do any certification course in a particular domain?
  • Krithivasan S: Yes it does
  • shivasai: hiii sir,other than c,c++,ds ,java,db any other skills are required for campus recruitment?
  • Krithivasan S: This should help crack
  • Priyadarshan: When virtusa is going to start hiring like any particular date
  • Krithivasan S: Very soon, please connect with your placement officer
  • Omkar joshi: In the technical rounds are we been tested on our coding skills ?
  • Krithivasan S: Yes you would be. In some companies, this is part of their initial assessments itself.
  • Shanmuga Priya E: I have completed my CCNA course, whether CCNA certificate helps me to get a better job?
  • Krithivasan S: Not many companies opt for CCNA. However it does add value
  • Sandesh: How is the present market situation? I've been hearing a lot about layoffs.
  • Krithivasan S: Market is becoming better. oppurtunities are picking up.
  • R C NIKHIL SHARMA: hi krithivasan, will any certification will help us,if so what they might be?
  • Krithivasan S: Very much yes - Java certifications / Horton works
  • S.sandeep reddy: What package can a fresher get in 2018 recruitment process with background of CSE
  • Krithivasan S: 3 L is the average
  • Krishnapriya Surendran : Sir,Can you please say about the interview processes?
  • Krithivasan S: All services based companies follow Assessment followed by Tech and HR discussion. In some cases GD before interviews
  • Sunil Bhati: Is Python playing measure role in IT sector ?
  • Krithivasan S: Yes very much
  • Veeramalli Tejasri: Sir is it compulsary to do internship before getting into a company???
  • Krithivasan S: It adds lot of value
  • c.moulika: sir!! is being professional in one language or having basic knowledge in one or more languages is better?
  • Krithivasan S: Professional is any day better than knowledge of all
  • bharath sai: hello sir what type of questions we will get in HR round?
  • Krithivasan S: during HR we check more on the flexibility, Learnability. Ensure you portray yourself accordingly.
  • J Pranathi: Hi sir, once after making to the HR round, will they judge the students based on percentages if there are candidates with percentages above and below 70 % ?
  • Krithivasan S: No we don't segregate candidates basis education marks
  • Shaik khaja mubeen: We have to any internships for mini project and Major project
  • Krithivasan S: It can be outside of internship as well
  • Rituparna saha: Sir in GD what kind of question is asked?
  • Krithivasan S: it would be more on current affairs.
  • Hemapriya.S: Sir, considering all the people you've met in your field, what personal attributes are essential for success?
  • Krithivasan S: Flexible, good communicator and confidence - Most important
  • Mallagari Navya: is it good to do academic masters and then approach towards job or first job then masters???
  • Krithivasan S: It depends on need of the hour - If financially well, then finish masters.
  • Preethi: Hello sir... Is there any chance for freshers to be a developer side
  • C VAMSIKRISHNA : Hi sir, I have learnt c,data structures and java in my clg. Would it be enough or do i need to get updated?
  • Krithivasan S: be strong in basics - It helps. Look at certifications
  • Abhimanyu Rathore: do i have to pass aptitude test?
  • Abhimanyu Rathore: Sir, Will there be any bond for job?
  • Krithivasan S: Yes you have to and its a mandate. Service agreement is applicable for all the companies.
  • Narra Pavani : Good evening sir,Iam Pavani and Iam very much interested to learn python.So may I know the future of python in your words?
  • Krithivasan S: Its the most happening technology - Do get yourself certified.
  • PanneerSelvam: Do Machine Learning have large employability scale?
  • Krithivasan S: Very much yes.
  • Smita sharma: Hello sir,DId the student of eee branch are eligible for the recruitment of virtusa??
  • Krithivasan S: Thru competition they are eligible , not thru regular hiring process.
  • vidhya Dharshni: Hello sir ...which one do you expect from freshers communication skill or technical skill more..
  • Krithivasan S: Good communicator and strong in basics
  • Sunil Bhati: Will it be beneficial for us, if we develop our mini and major projects in the domain of Artificial Intelligence ?
  • Krithivasan S: It would certainly add value.
  • G.uttej: What is the turnover of your company?
  • Preethi.M: Hello sir,What is the working time?
  • Krithivasan S: Turnover - refer to VirtusaPolaris.com. Working time differs from project to project and we don't follow a strict guidelines,
  • Malavika Santhosh: What are the job oppurtunities provided for a BCA graduate?
  • Krithivasan S: IMS / TechOps / DevOps - In some cases if the candidate is really good, we have posted them in developer profile as well
  • Sistla VNSKLN Kashyap: What is the basic things that we have to remember while the interviewer is interviewing us
  • Krithivasan S: Confidence and not to lose hope - Please refrain from asking about the feedback soon after the discussion inside the room - This shows that you are not very confident.
  • Kuchi Sai charan: sir is paper presentations and certificates will play a key role while recruiting ?
  • Krithivasan S: Very much yes.
  • N SAI ANUGNA: Sir,As a fresher what are the areas we need to concentrate more other than programming languages?
  • Krithivasan S: Aware of current trends, current affairs.
  • S.Mohini: What should we speak when HR asks about introducing yourself
  • Krithivasan S: do not repeat what you have written in CV - Speak lil bit about yourself, family and interest, refrain getting personal and topics which might get you emotional
  • rupika: IS ONLY C LANGUAGE IS FOR ECE STREAM
  • T.vineetha: what are the basic languagues that are required for fresher??
  • Krithivasan S: C is not enough, Please ensure you are well verse with C++ and Java
  • Prince Tiwari: how to attain good programming skills?
  • Krithivasan S: Keep attempting for programming contests and check your score on any of the programming platforms
  • sanjeev: How many programming languages are we expected to learn?
  • Krithivasan S: 2 is good - Being strong in atleats 1 is a value add
  • Jagadeesh: Is there any training is available to fresher?
  • Krithivasan S: Yes every company invests in training freshers but this will eventually go down and we look at freshers being ready to roll from Day 1
  • Namrata : Good evening sir, how is the current market for freshers as there are many layouts in various companies
  • Krithivasan S: Market is good for freshers - Though not like how it used to be 2 years back.
  • Susant J das: I am the placement lead of GIFT and GITA., Bhubaneswar.I want to ask, On which Technology students must prepare them for campus drive. Some companies need .NET some need Java etc...
  • Krithivasan S: Both plays an important role - Invest in training both so that they are prepared to face anything and everything
  • G.SriVidya SatyaRoopa: Hello Sir, first of all thank you for spending your time, my question is that with increase in unemployment rate due to Trump , h1b visa's etc.,how tight will be the competition for freshers?
  • Krithivasan S: With trump's rule, it is affecting middle layer , which is now being replaced with trained freshers.
  • Malavika Santhosh: Hello Sir..I am doing BCA..Can we do P.G with job?Are you providing such oppurtunities for the freshers?
  • Krithivasan S: We currently do not have that option but however we encourage our employees to pursur higher studies as it is very critical once we move up
  • P.Pranaya : What does career progression look like within the business unit for which you are hiring?
  • Krithivasan S: After certain years, one can chose to move in to Architect line which will be more of Expert in a technology or Management line managing projects.
  • MARIYALA NARESH: Is good in one basic computer language is enough to get a job
  • Krithivasan S: Strong is the need - Not just being good.
  • sravani: what do u expect from us in HR interview?
  • Medathati Bhasker Saiteja: Hello sir, What type of questions are asked in HR round
  • Shanthini: What are you looking for in a candidate?
  • Krithivasan S: Good communication skills, Learnability and flexibility.
  • Mayur Parekh: what do you suggest us to plan out before going for recruitments
  • Krithivasan S: Know in and out of what is written in your CV - You should be able to answer any question that arises.
  • akash: Sir, how much package do you offer at the highest?
  • Krithivasan S: differs from type of institute - For engineering colleges we offer 3.3 LPA
  • Gadiyamula Tejaswi: what is the mimimum cgpa required to be selected?
  • Kannegundla Venugopal: Hello sir,Is there any cutoff percentage in recruitment?
  • Krithivasan S: all companies follow 6 / 60% - We follow 65%
  • Saiteja: Why companies select only Fresher's only in campus and not in outside of campus?
  • Krithivasan S: Current demand has gone down - hence need for off campus has reduced.
  • ishan: will a student with good coding skills and good knowledge of Android apps development be treated same as a fresher? ie. 3.3LPA package?
  • Krithivasan S: Yes to begin with. However this will help in your future promotions and salary increment.
  • Athulya Chandran: for the placement English language is considered as compulsory?
  • Krithivasan S: yes it is - as most of the clients are from US or other parts of the world.
  • Rohan: Hello sir there is need some certification like programming language etc
  • Krithivasan S: Yes it is very important to stand out.
  • Vardhan: hi sir,does your company offer internship program to students?
  • Krithivasan S: Very limited opportunities for internships currently.
  • R C NIKHIL SHARMA: hi krithivasan, will any certification will help us,if so what are the certification that companies hiring us look for??
  • Krithivasan S: Yes it does. Java / ISTQB to begin with for any companies.
  • J Pranathi: hello sir , I Pranathi from CMRIT we would like to have center of excellence in our campus
  • Krithivasan S: We would certainly discuss with your placement officer in the near future.
  • G. Preethi Reddy: Sir, is it necessary to do internship? And is it feasible to do it right now?
  • Krithivasan S: Doing one much before palcements helps Horne your technical skills.
  • M Sai Chetan: Sir , if marks play a role , then what is the minimum percentage a Btech candidate should hold ?
  • Krithivasan S: First Class - 60%
  • Mandar Mahagaonker: sir is learning c language is enough to get through placements? suggest some of new technologies that we should be good enough sir.
  • Krithivasan S: Not enough - Basic and being string in java is the need of the hour. New technologies like Horton works certifications helps in abig way
  • G.uttej: Do you have any plan accquering new companies?
  • Krithivasan S: Inorganic growth is always needed for any companies - Acquiring solely depends on the need.
  • S SAI ANIRUDH: How will data analytics/data science/bigdata help an individual to get into IT firm and is it compulsory for a fresher to have a knowledge of these
  • Krithivasan S: These are most sought after ones and wil help a candidate to stand out from the mass.
  • rohini: Sir, Is it ok if i have good knowledge in one of c++ and java?
  • Krithivasan S: Not enough, all 3 are basics and certainly needed to begin with.
  • Biswojeet Panda: and does your company select guys who are good at UI/UX development?
  • Krithivasan S: Yes we do for certain requirements.
  • yampatapu.subhashini: sir does attending a workshop considered as an internship?
  • Krithivasan S: No it is not. Workshop is different from Internships.
  • saicharan: sir,does percentage plays a major role in the event of getting a job even if we are technically &communicationally strong
  • Krithivasan S: % is important as it determins whether you are eligible for the process or not.
  • pradeep: Evening sir, There are some peopl like me who are not into the technical stuff , Do IT industries go for non technical students ?( With good communication)
  • Krithivasan S: Requirement for Non technical os very less. In case if you wish to move away from technical role, then option would be opt for higher studies so that you can become a BA
  • Krithivasan S: Hi All. Many thanks for participating. I tried my level best to answer the questions. However in the interest of time, few of your questions could not be answered, I would be more than happy to answer queries - do visit our FB page - facebook.com/VirtusaPolaris.gtp and we can connect .
  • Krithivasan S: Hi All. Many thanks for participating. I tried my level best to answer the questions. However in the interest of time, few of your questions could not be answered, I would be more than happy to answer queries - do visit our FB page - facebook.com/VirtusaPolaris.gtp and we can connect
  • Firstnaukri: Thanks Krithivasan for your insightful views & thanks everyone for logging in. For updates and insights into IT Services requirement, please take a min to like FB page: facebook.com/virtusapolaris
  • Krithivasan S: Thanks!!
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