Test Pattern & Selection Procedure of Cadence

Cadence Design Systems Inc. is an American multinational industry of EDA and engineering services. The company is a provider of semiconductor IP, integrated circuits, system on chips, circuit boards and other electronic design technologies. Cadence Design, headquartered in San Jose, California, develops software which is used to design printed circuit boards, intellectual properties (IPs).
Selection Process:
Company conducts recruitment process every year to select new candidates. The selection process of the company consists of 3 rounds. These rounds are as follows:
  • Written Exam
  • 2 Technical Interview
  • HR Interview
Academic Criteria:
  • Candidate must be a B.Tech.
  • 65 percent throughout (Class X, XII and Graduation).
Pattern of Written Exam:
Cadence Test Pattern is as the following:
SectionNo. of questionsTime allotted (in mins)
Analytical ability3050
Technical7040
Total10090
Time allotted for the written exam is 90 minutes. There is a negative marking in the paper.
  • Analytical ability section consists of questions from the topics like boats & streams problems, odd one out, direction problems, trains & pipes, cisterns, time and work etc.
  • Technical section consists of questions from the topics like C/C++, Database, Computer networks, Digital Logics Design, etc.
Overall the level of the paper is easy to moderate. Only those candidates who clear the written exam will qualify for the next round.
*The Company reserves the right to make changes in the written exam.
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