ABB (ASEA Brown Boveri) is a multinational corporation headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, operating mainly in robotics and the power and automation technology areas. It ranked 158th in the Forbes Ranking (2013).
ABB is one of the largest engineering companies as well as one of the largest conglomerates in the world. ABB has operations in around 100 countries, with approximately 150,000 employees in November 2013, and reported global revenue of $40 billion for 2011.
ABB is also traded on the National Stock Exchange of India and on the Bombay Stock Exchange. The Indian subsidiary of ABB has a market capitalization of over $4 billion.
Sample ABB Aptitude Questions (2017)
1. (1/2) of a number is 3 more than the (1/6) of the same number? Find the number.
a. 6 b. 7 c. 8 d. 9
2. 10 people, type 10 lines in 10 minutes, then to type 60 lines in 60 minutes, people needed are?
a. 16 b. 6 c. 10 d. 60
3. If Rs. 1260 is divided amongst A, B and C in the ratio 2:3:4. What is C’s share?
a. 850 b. 560 c. 270 d. 625
4. If the value of x/2y = 2a, then what is the value of 2x/(x-2ay) equal to?
a. 4 b. 8 c. 16 d. 2
Detailed ABB Campus Recruitment/Interview Process (2017/2018)
Procedure for ABB campus placement
The campus placements of ABB have a written test followed by technical and lastly an HR Round. The written test is usually conducted online and is in two parts the general written test as well as technical written test. The aptitude test is for 50 minutes and consists of 50 questions, whereas the technical written test consists of 60 questions to be completed in 60 minutes. The written aptitude test consists of verbal ability, analytical and attention to detail sections. The analytical section is a bit tough and to be able to answer all the questions you need to manage your time effectively whereas the attention to detail section consists of question on which two of the following are alike.
The technical written test contains 60 questions which are to be answered in 60 minutes. The technical section contains questions on various different technologies like C, C++ along with questions based on electrical and electronics, computer-science, RDBMS, DBA, Unix, binary decimal and from OS and Networking. The questions of the technical test are conducted stream-wise and hence the questions are variant depending upon the profile.
Now it’s the turn for the Technical and HR Interview round. This round contains more of technical questions. The questions are based on anything ranging from curriculum projects to personal background. You need to be thorough with your basics and questions based on your stream. The last round is HR interview round. The first round in the HR interview is based on personal questions. The questions ranged from strengths of the candidate, any regrets that you have in your life? What are your achievements? Reactions of your parents before you came here for an interview? What will be your course of action if you do not get selected in the interview? Once this personal round is complete the candidates are presented with a case study to be solved. You are supposed to be preparing a presentation on chart paper which is provided by the company. Once you clear the HR round you are supposed to go through a psychometric test and the final HR round which is usually a salary negotiation round. The Psychometric test is done to analyse your analytical as well as problem solving skills.
The best way to clear all the rounds for ABB is by being thorough with the knowledge based on your stream and the profile you are applying for and along with this you need to be formal while interacting during the interview rounds.