TESCO Campus Placement Process & Interview Experience 2015


TESCO Campus Placement Process and Interview Experience

Company overview:

Tesco is a British multinational grocery and general merchandise retailer headquartered in Cheshunt, United Kingdom.

Tesco is the first major international retailer to have a fully-owned support centre in India. We are dedicated to make the Tesco experience better for over 60 million customers worldwide, simpler for over 4,72,000 employees and achieve cost -efficiencies.

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Aggregate of 70% in percentage(7.75 in CGPA ) in Engineering
  2. Candidates shlould not have any standing arrears and should come with Updated Degree Certificates.
  3. They will consider students from these branches only -CSE,ECE,IT,EE
  4. Salary Offered: 7.25 laks + 1 lakh of joining bonus.

Number of rounds in Selection Process:

  1. Aptitude Test Round
  2. Coding Round
  3. Technical interview + HR Round

Details of Rounds:

Written Test

Round One : 1st round consists of quantitative aptitude. difficulty level easy but time consuming. The questions can be found on Indiabix Website also.

It consists of 45 mins for 40 questions with 1 marks each and there was no negative marking. Few people got eliminated after first round.

a)Quant : Quantitative Aptitude Section mainly consists questions on Problems on Ages, Percentages, Trains, Boats, Pipes, Ratio and Proportions, Time and Work; Speed,Time and Distance;

b)LR : Logical reasoning questions were time consuming and difficult, try to avoid them if you can score high without them.

Round Two : Coding Round

In the coding round all students got different questions.

Time : 45 mins 7 questions.

5 mcqs input output questions (5 x 2= 10) and two coding questions (15 x 2 = 30) - 15 marks for lengthy coding questions.

MCQ 1:
int main()
printf("%ld %ld %ld\n",sizeof('1'), sizeof("1"), sizeof(1));
//output 4 2 4

MCQ 2:
int main()
int arr[10];
printf("%d", *arr+1-*arr+3); 
//output 4

MCQ 3:
Which is not an infinite loop
a. int i=0;  while(1){i++;}
b. for( ; ; )
c. int true = 0; while(true) { //code}

Read: Campus Interview Experience, Placement Questions and College Projects.

Few of the CODING Questions are :

Que 1 : Given an integer n (1<=n<=1000000) find the nth prime number
like if n = 1 , output = 2
  if  n = 2, output = 3

Que 2 : There are n straight lines, they are placed on a plane such that no two lines are parallel to each other and no three lines intersect at same point. find the maximum number of area that can be obtained from n lines.
like n = 2  output = 4 , n = 3 output = 7.

Que 3 : Find the gcd (greatest common divisor) of two numbers.
eg: gcd(15,10) = 5

Que 4 : In a given  array find and print the duplicate elements.
eg: if array[10] = {1,2,4,2,5,6,3,4,2,9} output : 2,4

Que 5 :Given A= 0 B = 1, C = A+B, D= B+C , find the sum obtained by passing a string. 
eg: string passed CAB, output = 2 

Round Three : Technical interview + HR round.

Coding questions were really simple but time consuming. one need to be really fast to solve them .

Third Round will be Tech and HR interiew round so be prepared.


  • K & R Programming Language
  • C++ complete reference
  • DBMS, Navathe, refer any good book of Operating System
  • R S Aggarwal Quantitative aptitude, Logical reasoning, Verbal and Non-Verbal

Suggestions to juniors:

  • Be cool during interview process
  • Be positive while answering
  • They concentrate more on Basics in DBMS, OS and Networking
  • Don’t make any syntactical or logical errors in programs

About Company :

Tesco PLC (stylised as TESCO) is a British multinational grocery and general merchandise retailer headquartered in Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom. It is the third largest retailer in the world measured by profits and second-largest retailer in the world measured by revenues.


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