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Philips Recruitment Process for Freshers | Philips Selection Process

Published on 09 Mar 2020

This article is for those aspirants and freshers who dream to work in Philips. In this article, one can find how Philips recruitment process takes place, job roles offered by the company, eligibility criteria, interview questions, and various other important points.

About the company

Koninklijke Philips N.V. (literallyRoyal Philips, stylized as PHILIPS) is a Dutch multinational technology company headquartered in Amsterdam currently focused in the area of healthcare and lighting. It was founded in Eindhoven in 1891 by Gerard Philips and his father Frederik, with their first products being light bulbs. It was once one of the largest electronic conglomerates in the world and currently employs around 74,000 people across 100 countries.The company gained its royal honorary title in 1998 and dropped the "Electronics" in its name in 2013.

Job roles offered

 Role offered   
 CTC & Service agreement
Branches considered (B.E./B.TECH)
Advanced test development engineer5 LPAAll branches
Software development engineer6.5 LPA + Joining Bonus of 50K.
All branches
Field service engineer6.5 LPA + Joining Bonus of 50K.Bio-Medical /Bio-Technology Engg, EEE, Electrical, Electronics & Instrumentation

Eligibility Criteria & Skills Required

The candidate must have passed out 10th and 12th course from a recognized educational institution securing at least 70% marks. Also, they must have secured at least 60% marks in all the semesters of degree course till date and should not have any current backlogs.

Some other requirements in terms of skills are:

  • Ability to communicate & interact at all levels.
  • Consistently produces error-free work.
  • Ability to use technology creatively to solve customer problems
  • Ability to handle multi-tasks in a high volume production environment.
  • Should be a good team player.
  • Produces high-quality work while paying strict attention to detail.
  • Excellent organization and decision-making skills.
  • A full-time course must be applicable.
  • Accumulation is not allowed in the interview.
  • Flexible candidates for changing shifts.

Philips Recruitment Process for Freshers


Philips conducts both on and off campus recruitment drives all over India. They have a different pattern for campus recruitment in on and off campus drives. Philips also conducts walk-in face to face interviews for freshers.

Philips on-campus recruitment process:

There are mainly three steps that a candidate comes across in on-campus drive of Philips recruitment process. They are:-

  • Online/Written test
  • Technical interview
  • HR interview

Round 1: Online/Written test

In the online test, questions are asked from four different sections and a limited time period is allocated to complete the test. There is also negative marking in the test for wrong answers. The details of the written test are as follows:

 Section  No. of Questions    Topics Covered
Quantitative Aptitude10-15Numbers, Averages, Percentages, Equations, Profit & Loss, etc.
Logical Reasoning10-15Pie chart, Bar chart, Arrangement, Coding-Decoding, Blood relations, clocks, calendars, cubes, etc.
Verbal Reasoning10-15Sentence completion & correction, Vocabulary, Reading comprehension
Computer ability
 15-20C, Data Structures, DBMS, Computer Networks and OOPS concepts

The coding round is not mandatory all the time. During certain recruitment drives, Philips doesn't include the coding section. But it is always better to be prepared for this section.

Similarly, Philips often conducts a group discussion round for students who have cleared the online test. But this is also optional and hence it may or may not do it. If conducted, then Philips evaluates the candidates on the basis of their communication skills, knowledge, leadership skills, listening skills, conceptualizing ability, etc.

Some of the Philips GD topics are:

  • End of Globalization.
  • Impact of technology on jobs.
  • Knowledge is the biggest asset you can emulate.
  • Fake news will kill social fiber of India if neglected.
  • Browsing at the workplace has a direct effect on productivity.
  • Hard work or smart work.
  • Effective manager or ethical manager.

NOTE: Only those candidates who have cleared this round will be called for the interview round.

Round 2: Technical interview

The students who clear the online test are called for technical interview. In the technical interview, questions can be asked from any selected topic according to the panel. To clear this round you should be clear with your basics of the computer topics. You can expect questions from Data structures and Algorithms, DBMS, Operating System, Networking, OOPS and a programming language of your choice, so better be thorough with all these topics.

Students from branches other than computer science or Information technology should prepare for other two subjects related to their branch. Computer science and Information technology students can be asked to write codes in the interview. They can also ask questions from your resume. You can be also be asked to solve the puzzles related to some particular cases in the technical interview.

Round 3: HR interview

This will be the final round which will be taken by the HR of the company. This round basically evaluates the stability and confidence level of the candidate. In this round, HR will ask questions related to your life and your career and why you want to work with Philips.

Here are some of the commonly asked HR interview questions in Philips campus recruitment drive:-

  • Tell me about Yourself
  • Why only Philips?
  • You can also go for MBA/M. Tech then why job?
  • Tell about your strengths and weaknesses.
  • What makes you different from others?
  • Tell me something which is not in your resume.
  • Give me a good reason for what should we hire you.
  • What motivates you to continue your work while developing anything even if you face setbacks in the process?
  • Have you ever worked in the team during your project development? Did you face any problems in the project and if yes, how did you resolve them?
  • Where do you see yourself 5 years from now?
  • What is the biggest mistake you have ever made in your life?

Philips recruitment Process - Mandatory Documents

The Aspirants should carry the following mandatory documents while they are going to attend the interview of Philips campus recruitment drive.

  • Copies of Resume.
  • Passport size Photographs.
  • Previous years Mark sheets.
  • Internship Certificates (if any).

NOTE: You can also refer below given links for preparation of Philips recruitment process.


Logical Reasoning

Verbal Ability

Programming MCQ's

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