In an IT job interview, how does the interviewer measure your technical skills? Yes, he / she might test your basic knowledge in general technologies. Also definitely he / she will evaluate your awareness in current technologies. Through this, an interviewer can evaluate, how adaptive you are to the required technology skills in a company. Now a days, top companies give more preference to candidates who participate in Hackathons, do Internships etc.
As per current trend, a candidate can easily clear the technical rounds of an IT job interview by building a strong basics in programming and also by knowing the concepts of latest and in-demand technologies.