Test Pattern & Selection Procedure of Qualcomm

Qualcomm Inc. headquartered in San Diego, California, US is an American multinational telecommunications and semiconductor equipment company that designs wireless telecommunications products and services that derives most of its revenue from chip making and the bulk of its profit from patent licensing business. The recruitment in Qualcomm is done for many technical posts.
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Selection Process:
Qualcomm 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
  • Technical Interview
  • HR Interview
Academic Criteria:
  • Applicant should be an engineering graduate from CSE/ECE.
  • No backlogs are allowed.
Pattern of Written Exam:
Section No. of questions Time Allotted (in minutes)
Aptitude 20 30
Basic Programming 20 30
Core 20 30
Total 60 90
Time allotted for the written exam is 90 minutes. There is 0.25 negative marking in the exam.
  • Aptitude section features questions from topics like ratio and proportion, percentages, time and distance, number system. The level of this section is easy.
  • Basic Programming section consists of questions on C/C++, Data Structures, functional programming and algorithms.
  • Core section consists of questions from the core subjects such as Electronics, Computer Science, Mechanical, etc.
Overall the level of the paper is moderate to tough. 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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