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A word to those campus interview goers...

Well, this post is mostly about the flip side of campus interviews and how you should deal with them mentally.

Many companies play hard to get with their eligibility criterion. They may never give you a chance to sit for aptitude tests if you're not the right discipline. They may never correct your papers if your CGPA isn't high enough. They may just toss you out after a few rounds of reckless interviews if you're not the right discipline. This is besides the regular process based on talent, discipline and CGPA. So don't get bogged down by these: They aren't worth your time or emotions.

We need to realize a few facts here. The HR department is just whacked up, made up of mostly non-techies who can place safe bets on a person with a good CGPA and discipline. They are answerable for your productivity after you join the company. So if they were hiring you otherwise, they might get fired; According to them, they are doing a very good job. But here's the catch: they …