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SAMPLE QUESTIONS

** Aptitude Test Similar to GRE, GMAT, CAT.

1) Rohit Wagle (WIPRO)


Technical:
1 What is strictly binary tree?
2 What are the different types of binary trees?
3 What is the difference between 8086 and 80386 architecture?
4 Give a name of a new microprocessor?
5 What is a union?
6 Structures.Manipulation of pointers to structures?
7 What are the characteristics of op-amps?
8 What is CMRR?
9 What are the different operating systems you have studied?
10>Do you know anything about LINUX?
11>Say something about your TE and BE project?
12>What are the different power supplies used in PCs?
Personal:
10 What are your expectation from the company?
11 Why should we take you in our company?
12 What are your areas of improvement?
13 What is your salary expectation?
14 Where would you like to be placed?
15 Would you like to change your field or specialise in one?
16 If one of your team members does not wok properly and you have only a
little time left to finish the project then what steps will you take?

2)Namita Lal (WIPRO&IBM)


Technical
17 What do you mean by static variables ,explain?
18 What are activation records ?
19 How are activation records implemented ?
20 Give the name of a latest processor in the market?
21 What are ADCs and name the different types of ADCs?
22 Write a recursive procedure for calculating factorial?
23 What do you know about multithreaded and multitasking O.S?
24 Pointers ..Manipulation of pointers and pointers to pointers?
25 How do you approximately determine whether your processor is either 32/16/any other
bit processor.
26 What is cache memory?
27 What is Virutal memory ?
28 What is paging?
29 What are the 7 layers of OSI model ?
30 What do you understand by kernel ?
Personal:
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Expectation from the company?


What are your job location preferences ?
What are your areas of interest?
Salary expectation.
Would you like to specialize in any particular field?
What are your aspirations concerning higher studies?

3)Dhananjay N. Khare.(SATYAM)
Technical:
1>what is your area of interest in technical fields?
2>on which factors does height of antenna depend?
3>what are different frequency ranges?
4>why cant we hear electricity despite of having freq in audible range (50
Hz)?
5>how many satellites are needed to cover the whole earth area?
6>explain conceptually satellite telecommunication.
7>different types of ADCs.
8>some questions in C,Assembly.

9>do we have something faster than light & sound?


10>what is maximum power transfer theorem?
11>what is dB?
12>what is Vsat?
13>what shape does the dish antenna have?
14>do you know anything about dipole antenna?
15>what is the BAUD rate?
16>some questions about sky wave communications?

Personal:
1>what are the extra curricular activities you are participating in?
2>do you like taking initiatives in social activities?
3>are you ready to work in applications in which you dont have interest?
4>tell us why you opted for e&tc?
5>where do you rate yourself in the technical ranking (0-10)?
6>are you confident about your grasping ability?
7>will you prefer to work as a group leader?
4)Hemangi Garad.(SATYAM)
Technical :
1>interfacing of 8259 & 8086
2>what are compilers, assemblers, loaders & linkers ?
3>how many tracks & sectors does a 1.44 floppy disk have ?
4>if the same C program was compiled (using the same compiler)on an
INTEL system & on a SUN system & the OBJ files are interchanged will
they run on the other system ?
5>which are the different types of data structures?
Personal :
1>Why werent you selected in wipro ?
2>On the scale of 1-10 how do you rate your technical knowledge ?
3> Why should we select you?
Story for GD :

Once a young man, his girlfriend, his friend , an old man & a sailor
were sailing in a ship when suddenly a storm broke out & the ship capsized.
They had only 2 life boats. In 1 boat the young man, his friend & the old
man were seated & in the other boat was occupied by the girl & the sailor.
The first boat reached the shore safely but the other boat strayed in the
ocean. The girl saw her boyfriend near the shore but he was helpless. She
asked the sailor to take her to the shore. The sailor agreed , but said that he
would oblige only if she agreed to sleep with him.
The next morning they both reached the shore safely. The girl went to
her boyfriend but he didnt give her any recognition & refused to have
anything to do with her. Then she went to the boys friend & told him the
whole story. He sympathised with her & said that such things happen in life.

Questions :
37 Who showed the maximum amount of responsibility & commitment ?
38 Who should be applauded ?

4)Sukhdeep Sodhi (Satyam)


***same group discussion as above****
Technical
1.Explanation of T.E project. Followed by questions on it.
2.Same as above for B.E project.
3.Diagram of a thyristor. Its applications.
39 Personal
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Do you have good communication skills? If yes, why?


Why should we select you?
Explain why your academic performance has deteriorated.
How can you assure me that your academic performance is going to
improve?

5) Sushil Koul (Satyam)


Technical
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What is the difference between AM and FM systems?


Which would you prefer and why?
What are the deciding factors for the height of an antennae ?
UHF and HF antennae, which is taller and why?
Explain decoders, mux , demux.
Features of 8085 and 8086.

Personal.
50 Why didnt you shave today?
51 Why should Satyam hire you?
52 Why didnt you get selected for Wipro? Was there a flaw in their

selection procedure or was it your incompetence?


53 What if Satyam doesnt select you ? Would it depress you?
54 Why arent you smiling ? Does it cost you a lot?

6) CHINMAY PANDIT (SATYAM)


GROUP DISCUSSION same as above*
Questions:
1.why did you interpret the meaning of sleep the way you did?

Technical
1. name any one type of ADC.
2. What have you studied in communications ?
55 draw the ckt diagram of diode detector?
56 Explain the architecture of 8085 MuP.
57 What is Max Power transfer theorem?
58 Write program in assembly language to add two numbers.
59 What is the difference between
printf(%d,++a) and printf(%d,a++)

personal:
60 You are wearing gaberdines, are they formal trousers?
61 Why should satyam take you?
62 Give us your family background.
63 Tell us why you want to get it software?
Is it just because there are jobs in this field?
7) Anuradha Sreenivasan (WIPRO)
Technical:
64 Questions on data structures.
65 Circular queues : creation and its applications
66 Linked lists : singly linked list and doubly linked list : difference,

application of each and which of the two would be more suitable to


an application
67 Coding of datastructure in PASCAL and C
68 Questions on sorting methods
69 explain bubble sort , quick sort , merge sort , heap sort
70 write a program for any one of the sorting methods
71 give complexities of each kind of sorting method
72 in a give situation , would you prefer to perform merge sort or

quick sort

73 Questions on C++
74 difference between C and C++
75 Explain Polymorphism, data encapsulation, data hiding

,inheritance etc.
76 What are classes in C++
77 What is OOP
Personal :
78 why did you join PICT ?
79 something about yourself .

80 if you were offered a job with a better company than ours with a better

pay what would you do?


81 Why dont you want to pursue further studies.
82 Preference for job location
83 Where do you see yourself 5 years from now.
8) Shailesh Deshpande (Satyam)
Technical :
84 Concerning T.E. project
85 Whats your favorite subject?
86 Diff. between A.M. & F.M , which is preferred & why?
87 What is Radio Frequency ?
88 What is micro-wave?
89 What frequency is used for T.V. networks in India?
90 What do you do to keep yourself aware of the latest trends in I.T. ?
(magazines,papers etc..)
91 Why do you want to shift to software?
Personal:
92 Why is there a sudden drop in your % after 12th?
93 What are you doing to improve your marks?
94 What about further studies?
95 Why are you so keen on working for Satyam?
96 What is your long term goal in life?
9) Pragati Shingavi- Infosys
Techanical :
97 Differences bet Cobol & C?
98 Which among the two do you prefer?
99 Write the shortest program in C?
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Will a C program compile without void main()?
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What are different loops used in C & differences bet them?
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What is linked list? Doubly linked list?
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Goto statement in C & Cobol?
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What is a thread?
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Questions on multithreading, multiprocessing , multitasking?
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Cobol project?

Personal:
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Academics- marks & awards
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Family background
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Are you ready to go out of Pune for some project?
110 Any special field in which you want to work?
111 Why not COEP?
112 Like to work individually or in a group?
113 Two puzzles were given?
10) Krishna Ramachandran ( Wipro )
Technical questions :
1 > How is a C program converted into a .exe file
2 > Write a program to insert a node in a doubly linked list in ascending
order.
3 > How will you decide if a number is a power of 2.
4 > What is the difference between a union and a structure
5 > Implementation details about unions.
Union tag{
Int no;
Float f;
} a;
a.f = 3.5;
int main() { printf(%d,a.no); }
explain what is printed
6 > What is a static function
7 > Tranverse a tree in preorder fashion
8 > Questions on the all T.E. / B.E. project.
9 > Write a assembly program to divide a number by 9.
10 > Explain shared variables in Linux
11 > what is a fn. Pntr. And give the uses of fn pntrs.
Personal :
1 > Tell me about yourself
2 > If you have any problems with your project head , how will u sort it out ?
3 > What are you expectations from the company
4 > Why Wipro ?
5 > What is your opinion on Testing and maintenance ?

11)Anureita Rao (Wipro)


Technical Questions
114 Write a program in C and assembly lang to check the parity (even) of a

given no.
115 What are the diff. sorting methods and give their space and time
complexities.
116 Given a particular list of data, based on what criteria will you decide the
sorting method to be used ?
117 Given a tree, write the infix, postfix and prefix traversal of the tree.
118 What is an AVL tree? How is it created?
119 Implement the diff. Flip Flops using gates.
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Write a recursive and non-recursive procedure for finding factorial of
a no.
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What is a chopper?
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What is a DLL?
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What are the diff. groups of intructions in assembly lang prog.
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What are pointers to pointers and what are their practical
applications?
Personal :
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How will you manage to stay in a new city away from home?
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When are you planning to get married?
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If you like reading, what do you read and why?
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Will you be willing to do maintenance work and for how long?
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If you find that your project partner is not doing any work but getting
all the credit, how will you deal with the situation?
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Arent you interested in doing your MS?
12)Vishal Singh(Infosys)
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What is a static variable?Details about its scope.


What is a function ptr?State its uses.

Explain the difference between call by value and call by ref.


How are arguments passed to a function?
What is ptr?Why is it used?
Puzzels
1.A mathematician meets his friend after several yrs.His friend has 3
children,the product of whose ages is 36.The sum of their ages is the no. on
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neighbours door.The mathematician is still not able to solve for the


ages,thus is given one more clue ,that the youngest is a girl and is the
youngest.What are the ages?
2.Measure 15min with a 7min and 11min hour glass .
Personal
1.Talk about your self.
13)Vishal Kudchadkar (Cognizant)
Technical.
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TE COBOL project.
What was it?
What files were used? Why?
How could you improve it?
Which is better COBOL or C for your project?
How long did you work on it?
How did you go about doing it (Spec.,Implem. Etc)
What are pointers?
What is the difference in the sizes of float * and int * ?
Write Fibonacci series program?
Implement the same w/o arrays.
Write a[0] in terms of pointers
What is your favourite subject?
What is segmentation?
Major Diff. between 8085 and 8086
What is IVT?
Can you do w/o interrupts ? How?

Personal.
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Talk about yourself.


Plans about GRE / Higher studies.

Wipro.
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Tell me about your TE & BE project.


What is 88 level variable
What is PERFORM statement
What are elementary and group data items

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What is Linkage Section.

14) Aarti Kothari Infosys and MBT


Technical
Write a small program in C
What is preprocessor / precompiler ?
What is the difference between
const int x 2
# define y 2
In the process of compiling which gets compiled first ?
4. What happens when we write
char c;
c = 2;
and c = 2;
What actually gets stored in memory ?
5. How do you pass a string to a function by its value ?
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In COBOL, are all variables global or local ?
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Does COBOL support recursion ?
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Write a recursive program in C to calculate the factorial of a number.
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What are the different divisions in a COBOL program ?
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What loops are used in C ?
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What is the difference between while loop and do while loop ?
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What are their equivalents in COBOL ?
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What is the output of the statement
for ( ; ; )
{
printf (hello);
}//Infinite times
How many times is hello printed ?
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Personal
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Tell us about yourself.
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Tell us about your family.
15) AMOD SAMNERKAR (WIPRO & COGNIZANT)

WIPROTech 1:
1.Write a C function to add a node in a linked list maintaining the ascending
order of the list.
2.What is exception handling in c++?
3.Uses of different data structures.
4.O/p of following prog.
Main()
{
unsigned int I = -1;
if(I < 0)
printf(Hi);
else
printf(Bye);
}
5. Difference between macro and a function.
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Write a macro to get square of a number.
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Tell me something about your T.E.Project.
Tech-2.
1.What are your favorite subjects?
2.What are kinds of flip flops?
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Which one edge triggered / level triggered flip flop is better?
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What are different kinds of power supplies ?
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What is OLE?
Personal:
1. Tell me something about yourself.
2. Are you planning for higher studies?
3. What is your dream job?
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Are you ready to leave Pune?
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If VERITAS offers you a job with more salary than we pay what will
you do?
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Do you have something to ask?

COGNIZANT TECH & PERSONAL:

1. Tell me something about yourself.


2. Why dont you mention your T.E. Project in Resume?
3.What will you do if we ask you to work in COBOL?
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Higher studies
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Why do you want to join our company as a dream job?
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Which one is better Wipro or Cognizant?
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Are you flexible with locations?
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What are your career objectives?

16)Satyajeet Salgar ( Wipro , Cognizant , Infosys , MBT )

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COBOL project details.


What files did U use and why?
Which files are more appropriate for which purpose ?
Draw a flow diagram of Ur project .
Java What is the difference between an applet and an application?
What is AWT , what is JFC?
Which version of JDK do U use ,what s the difference?
What do U know bout Java security ?
Is the Internet and the WWW the same thing?
What decides the speed of the computer?
Please draw a pin diagram of 8086.
Interface a DMA with it.
Explain 16 bit and 32 bit differences
How is memory addressed?
What is the use of the BHE pin?
What is the difference between an interpreter and a compiler?
What is the difference between an interpreter and a linker?
What does C use ?
What does Java use?

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What is the byte code?


What are the advantages of C++ over C ?

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Write a simple C program.
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Write a sorting routine in C.
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Write a structure for an address.
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Write a program to generate a linked list ( in C ) ?
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Not a bad idea to know a little M1 , M2 .
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Whats the configuration of Ur PC ?
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Whats the problem with it ?
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How do I insert nodes into and delete from a linked list?
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What is the difference between Java and JavaScript ?
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What is better to use VBScript or JavaScript . why?
211Which browser supports what?
33. WILL U WORK IN COBOL ? ( SAY YES !!! J )

Personal :Describe yourself to me in a couple of sentences.


What are U r strengths and weaknesses ?
What are Ur plans?
How do U rate Urself technically ?
Do U think Ur project leader material?
Do U have an inclination towards management ?( if Ur being
interviewed for a programming postion ,please say NO)
218 What hobbies interests , why ?
219 Given any situation how will U react ?
220 If I offer U the job with a bond for 3 years will U accept it?
221 Whos better Michael Jordan /Magic Jhonson ? why?
222 Who is the best football player in the world? Why?
223 Which premiership club does Dennis Bergkamp play for?
224 Whos the captain of that team?
225 Which country does the captain play for ?
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17) Sudarshan Gaikaiwari


Technical
226 What is practical application of doubly linked list?
227 Are friend functions necessary? Where would you have to use
them?
228 Paradigms of networking models.

229 Client server 2-tier / 3 tier differentiate


230 Normalization
231 Differentiate applets application
232 Explain JVM
233 What is DAO?
234 Draw flowchart to prepare tea
235 Assembly routine for binary multiplication
236 Circular Queue implement in C
237 Modules of an operating system
238 What data structure for telephone directory?
239 What are short and long pointers?
240 How are static variables implemented?
241 What is use of COMP(Cobol)?
242 Write function to reverse string
243 Can a function and macro in same source file have the same name?
244 What is a profiler?
245 What are NP-complete problems?
246 Write a macro to return squares of 2 numbers
18) SONALI LUNIYA
SATYAM:
GROUP TASK:
There was an old farmer. He had a cow which he was very fond of. His son
wanted to do agriculture engg. for which he needed Rs 600 for the
admission. The farmer had to sell his cow to pay the admission fees.He felt
bad about it
So next year he bought the cow back for Rs 700.Later his son had to pay
the final year exam fees ie Rs 800 .The farmer again had to sell his cow for
Rs 800. He missed his cow a lot so he worked hard and bought the cow again
for Rs 900.
Question:
What according to you was the net loss of the farmer?
Ans:
The farmer had to work a bit harder for some time. But he did it to build
his sons career and some day his son was going to come back to him. so he
was investing for his sons future.
Interview:

Q1: What is stack?


Q2: Tell me something about your TE and BE projects?
Q3: What are the features of an object oriented language?
Q4: What were the shortcomings in your group task?
Q5: Describe yourself?
Q6: What is linked list,queue?
Q7:explain insertion and deletion of a node in a linked list?
Q8:Adv of Linked List?
Q9:questions on 8086.
WIPRO:
Interview:
Q1:what is difference between Oracle and Cobol?
Q2:what is networking, DCOM?
Q3:Explain your TE and BE project.
Q4:What multitasking ,multiprocessing?
Q5:what are efficiencies of different types of sorting algorithms?
Q6:explain B-tree ,binary tree.
Q7:what is portibility?
Q8:what is meant by platform independency?
Q9:What r the features of Java?

19) Amit Lavangu [ Cognizant Technology Solutions]


Technical & Personal Interview:
1.Why do you want to join our company?
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Since you are in E&TC, why do you want to join a software company?
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Tell something about your family background?
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Have you taken GRE?
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Give a five minute lecture on digital electronics?
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Give difference between the interrupt structures of 8085 and 8086?
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Tell us something about your TE & BE project?
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Tell us something about your hobbies which you have mentioned in
your resume?
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Tell us something about yourself?
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Questions on AM, FM, and about basic communication.
20) Supriya Phadke (Cognizant Technology Solutions)

Technical Interview :
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What are different types of data structures ?
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How will you define a linked list in C ?
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What is dynamic allocation of memory ?
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How will you define a 2-d array dynamically ?
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What are different types of sorts ?
Personal Interview :
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Introduce yourself.
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Why do you want to join our company ?
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What are your favorite subjects ?
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Are you interested in studying abroad ?
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Give 3 reasons why we should take you in our company ?
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You say that our company is progressing at a very fast pace thats why
you want to join it. But tomorrow if you come to know that we are having
heavy losses still would you want to join our company ?
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Are you ready to work outside Pune ?
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Do you have any questions about Cognizant ?

21) SEEMA GUPTA(PERSISTENT SYSTEMS PVT. LTD)


TECHNICAL :
1.What is a skewed tree, avl tree?
2.Explain the rotations ?
3.Write a program:Given an array find a subarray such that sum of its
elements is max.(positive & negative elements).
4.Explain the different types of grammars with examples.
5.Is anbn a regular expression?

6.Write a program :reversal of linked list(three pointer & two pointer


method).
7.Explain your B.E project.
8.What are cyclic linked lists?
9.Explain 4-way merge sort and give its time complexity?
10.Derive the time complexity for 2-way merge sort?
11.Program to swap strings using pointers.
12.Do you know Java ,Windows programming?
13.There are 8 players (tennis).how many matches are required to be played
to get a winner?
PERSONAL :
1.Would you like to go for higher studies?
2.Tell us about your family?

22. Anuya Kulkarni ( Premier Technologies India Limited. )


Technical Questions :

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What is polymorphimism ? Explain with example .

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What is operator overloading ?

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What is inheritance and encapsulation ?

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How polymorphism used in C++ ?

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What is a structor and union & difference between them ?


How memory locations in a stuctors are accessed using a pointer and
. operator

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What is casting ? Whats the use ?

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Can a string be casted in interger type ?

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What is a pointer ?

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Which are different data structors ,tell in brief about each one .

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What is difference between linked list and array ?

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What is a tree ?

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What is dynamic linking ? (with an example)

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What is meant by virtual memory ?

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What is a turing machine ? What is the use ? what are the advantages
?

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What is XML ? What are its advantages over HTML ?

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Brief description about the COBOL project.

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Program to convert a string to a variable of integer type.

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What is difference between Java and C++ ?

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What is pure virtual function ?

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Personal Questions :

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What is your family background ?

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What are your commitments to the company ?

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What are your chances of joining the company ?

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Any Questions about the company ?

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Any doubts about the salary ?

296 Prashant A. Rane ( CISCO SYSTEMS )

Technical Qs :
(Qs on project )
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What is CORBA ?
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Why are you using JAVA?
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What are OOP concepts ?
(general technical)
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What is virtual mem ?Its Advantages? Is there a limit to virtual mem?
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What is paging, and page fault?
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How do you determine size of a structure?(hint : alignment, buffering)
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What do you mean when you say 32-bit processor ?
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What do you know about Interrupts in 8086? Any serial
communication intrs?
Personal Qs
Tell us about ur self.
Tell us about ur work in Impetus & Concepts .
Can you tell us about any difficult situation which you have
overcome?
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What is the probability of you joining CISCO?
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What are your plans about future studies?
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What are your future plans?
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24 > Krishna ramachandran


cisco questions
1 > tell me about yourself
2 > u have captained a sports team so wot have u learned new ?
3 > some questions on the leadership related to the ? in 2 above and some
other stuff.
4 > tell me abt ur projects
5 > give me the methods to swap 2 variables using no temp variable
6 > write an algo for solving 2 simultaneous equations
7 > tell me abt cisc and risc processors
8 > few questions related to structures and pointers
Name: Amol Ashtekar.

BE II (204)

Company: CISCO(I)L

Questions Asked In Interview:


TECHNICAL Questions:
1. What is a static variable?
2. What is a register variable?
3. Can you access address of register variable?
4. What is parallel processing?
5. How will you calculate size of a structure?
6. What is padding?
7. What are the types of sorting?
8. Explain sorting methods with their time & space complexities.
9. Explain working of binary search.
10.Explain working of quick sort method.
11.What is a class?
12.What is an object?
13.What is the use of <head></head> tag in HTML.
14.What is the use of <title></title> tag in HTML.
15.What is data encapsulation?
16.What is polymorphism?
17.What is inheritance?
18.What is enum?
PERSONAL Questions:
1. What kind of a person you are?

2. What are your qualities & weaknesses?


3. What difficult situations you faced in last 20 years? How you
handled them?
Name : Rahul Kochhar Company: ICIL
Personal Qs:
1: Tell me something about yourself and your future plans?
2: Some qs on project
3: Why do you wish to join ICIL?
Technical Qs:
1: Qs on C.O.(TE subject) RISC CISC etc.
2: Given a C function describe its function
3: Write a macro to interchange two integers without using a third
variable/temporary storage
4: Qs on JAVA applets, servlets etc.
5: General qs on functions and macros(use, definition, comparison etc.)
6: Time and space complexity of functions/macros
Name : Amit Joshi (company : wipro and cisco)
Technical Qs
1: what are the type of grammers ?
2: draw the state diagram for accepting the string 0011110 ?
3: what will happen if doesn attach printer to the lpt1 port and
ask the device driver to write to the printer ?
4: what is the format of the device driver for dos ?
5: how will dos communicate with the driver ?
6: Qs on transistor amplifier ? how does it act as a switch ?
7: what is the pointer to pointer in c ? where are they used ?
8: how do you interface the device in a microprocessor system using
assembly language ?
9: how will interface the memory in the microprocessor system ?
10: what will happen if we have continue in the switch statement ?

11: what are the different types of device drivers ?

Vishal C. Kher and Bhalachandra S. Barve ( Wipro)

Technical:
311 What do you mean by real time systems ? give eg
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Why is java a machine independent language
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What is multitasking,multithreading
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Draw 8085 block diagram
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What is transistor
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Explain the concept of paging, cache , virtual memory
317
What is scheduler in os
318
Synchronous and asynchronous data transfer
319
Time diagrams for the above (q 8)
320
Some questions on cobol
321
Which language os closer to os c or cobol ?
322
Explain your project in detail
323
Give examples of multitasking systems
324
Preemptive and postemptive scheduler
325
Number of address lines and data lines in 8086
326
What are different hashing functions
327
What is the use of hashing functions
328
Alog for binary search and complexity.
329
What is sizeof
330
Find sizeof the foll ( some complex structure was given)
Personal:
331
Please introduce yourself
332
Which is your dream job
333
If suppose xyz company offers to pay you more, which company will
you prefer. Why
334
Tell me your drawbacks and plus points
335
Are you planning to write GRE
336
What are your expectations from your job.
337
Place of work ?
338
Hobbies
339
Would you like to do testing and debugging for few months ? how
about marketing
340
is it ok with your parents if you get a job outside Pune
341
would you like to pursue higher education

Aniket V Apte BE 1 (wipro)

Technical:
1.
342
343
344
345
346

What is big-endian and little-endian notation?


How does DMA work? Why is it required?
How does multiplexing take place in 8085?
How to convert a char value in C to an int without type-casting?
What are cross compilers?
How to maintain a linked list?

Personal:
1.
2.
3.
4.

Introduce yourself.
Why have you chosen Wipro?
Are you ready to work outside of Pune?
Are you ready to conduct debugging of software initially?
4. Planning to give GRE?

Neeraj Joshi, BE-1,


Company Wipro
Technical Q:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.

Personal Q:

Eqn of Fourier Transform.


Eqn of Laplace transform.
Dia of DAC.
Graph of low pass filter.
Program in assembly to count the no. of 1s in
a byte
Program in c to show passing by value,
reference etc
Program in c to show use of static variables.
Differences between 8086 and 80386.
Differences between compilers and interpreters,
adv and disadvantages.

347

2.
3.
4.
5.
6.

1.Introduce urself.
Strengths and Weaknesses
Plans of higher studies
Thoughts on working in bangalore.
Would u leave this company for a dream job
Would u like to work in testing and debugging.

Mohsin Shaikh, BE-1,


Company Wipro
Technical :
1.What is the name of cable used for serial communication?
2.Write function for inorder traversal of a binary search tree?
3.What is difference between SRAM & DRAM?
4.What is virtual memory?
5.What is Multitasking,Multiprocessing?
6.What is circular queue? Write program to implement circular queue
using
array.
7.What different kinds of RAM are available today?
8.What does EDO DRAM stand for?
9.Create tree for given inorder expression. Traverse given tree in
postorder.
Personal:
1.Introduce yourself.
2.Why do you want to join Wipro?
3.What is your dream job?
4.Do you have any plans for higher studies?
5.Do you mind working outside of Pune?
6.What do you think about testing and maintainance?
Abhishikt N. Jain. BE I -- WIPRO
Technical:
1.
2.
3.
4.

Questions on pointers in C
Explain static variables?
Link list (doubly), node deletion and creation.
How to interact with 8253/54 to count time for

5.
6.
7.
8.

digital clock.
Question on data structures
Question on binary trees?
Difference between 8085 and 8086
How to capture interrupt?

Personal:
1. tell about yourself
2. family background
3. your interests in computer
field
4. why you want to join wipro
5. what about higher studies
6. what u do in free time
7. Preferences for working
areas
Harshal Haridas (WIPRO AND T.C.S)
348 what is the difference between lex and yacc ?
349 given a linked list ,how will u remove the last 3 elements?
350 How will u find out whether a processor is 32 bit or 64 bit using a c

program?
351 What are the different programming languages?
352 How does a prolog differ from lisp?
353 What are intricacies involved in a COBOL program?
354 Details about the project ?
355 What is E-commerce ?
356 What is the scope of E-commerce in india?
357 Where is it implemented ?
358 What r the net securities that shall be reqired for E-commerce ?
359 Explain in detail the 386 architecture ?
Personal
What r ur hobbies?
Why do u want to join wipro and tcs?
Personal background ?
What is ur vision in life?

How r u going to achieve it in life?


Would u like to go abroad ?
Why would u like to go to states?
Any plans about pg?
Anand Sarda (Wipro)
Technical
360
361
362
363
364
365
366

What is RS232C used for?


What is max speed for serial communcition using RS232?
What is 8259?
Draw the block diagram of 8259.
Explain working of 8259.
What is the best method to find whether a no. is power of 2?
What are the latest technological advancements in IT?

Personal
367
What are your ambitions in life?
368
Describe yourself.
369
Family Background.
370
Why do you want to join Wipro?
371
Would you like to work as group leader or group member?
Sagar Dharia (WIPRO)
Technical:
1. Time & space complexities of different sorting methods?
2. How will you use command line arguments?
372
What are advantages & disadvantages of Recursion?
373
Where is 8253/4 used?
374
What are activation records?
375
How are parameters passed to function(In what order)?
376
Explain structure of MS-DOS device driver?
Personal:
1. Describe yourself.
2. What is your family background?

3. Why do you want to join Wipro?


4. What are your hobbies?
5. Where would you like to work in India?
6. What do you expect from job?
7. Why did you go to Computer Engg.?
Nirmal Purohit (Infosys)
Puzzle :
A man everyday leaves office and boards a train at 4:00 PM sharp
from office station and reaches home station at 5:00. During this time his
driver departs from his home and reaches the home station at 5:00 and takes
him to home.
One day the man catches the train at 3:30 PM but does not inform the
driver about the change. The driver leaves the home according to his usual
routine. Being early on the home station , man decides to walk down the
home. He walks for sometime. His driver notices him the way and takes him
to home and reaches 10 minutes early from schedule. How much time the
man was walking?
1.
2.
3.
4.

Technical :
Which script should you use for ASP ( Javascipt or VBscript)?
What do you mean by static variable and static function?
Why extern, auto is used in C?
Which part of data segment a local variable, a global variable, a parameter, a
constant (string may be) are stored?
Sameer Kher
377
378
379
380

Explain Flip-flops, J-K, Masterslave, etc


Explain pointers
Explain advantages of C++ over C
Explain Polymorphism, Inheretance, etc

Personal
381
Have you given GRE? What was your score?
382
Would your parents be willing to let you stay out of Pune for extended
periods of time?
Khyati Mehta
383
What is the difference between Dos and Windows

Advantages of Object Oriented Programming


Different Layers of Dos
Explain LAN
PERSONAL
387
Would your parents let you stay away from them
388
What are your future plans
389
What is your family background
4) What are youre strong and weak points
384
385
386

Hemant Murthy
390
What are the different parts of an Operating System
391
What are the different parts of a Compiler
392
Explain Distributed operating systems
393
Would you like to work in Technology Solutions
394
Where did you learn C / C ++
395
What operating systems are you familiar with
Personal Questions
396
You have taken the GRE examination. Do you plan to go abroad for
further study ?
397
Have you applied for any universities in the US of A?
398
Do you prefer working in Pune or away from Pune?
399
If Infosys gave you a chance to work in Blore and we gave you
Hyderabad, Would you join Infosys or Wipro ? (I prefered to work in
Blore and that is why they (Wipro) asked me this question ?
What is your dream job (Dont name any company ).
Convince them through your answers how much importance
you place on dead
400

QUESTIONS ASKED DURING WIPRO INTERVIEW


TECHNICAL
1.What is hashing? Explain in detail along with overflow chaining and
applications.
2.What are the bit operations in C and state their applications.

3. Explain the design of your COBOL project.

Himanshu Joshi.
401
402
403
404
405
406
407
408
409
410

Explain your T.E. project.


Explain about the various features of 8051 and 8085.
What is an operating system?
What is the architecture of an operating system you use.
Explain the architecture of ORACLE .
What is the need of an RDBMS ?
What is a data repository ?
What do you understand by data communications ?
Explain distributed databases.
Explain the difference between C++ and VC++.

Personal
411Would you leave your parents and stay in Bangalore (tell them its
not a big deal).
412
Tell us about yourself.
413
If INFOSYS were to give you more pay, would you go and join
them ? (No matter how holier than thou you sound , tell him you
would never do such a thing as you have a moral obligation towards
WIPRO , assuming you got selected ).
4. Questions on linked lists.
5. Problems like the towers of hanoi.
6. Questions on BE project.
7. Questions on pointers in C upto two levels.
PERSONAL
414
415
416
417
418
419

What are you looking forward to in the job?


How important is money to you?
What role do ethics play in your life?
If Infosys pays you more will u go there?
What are your future plans(gre,etc.)?
Are you a team player(convince me)?
Rahul Ganjoo.
(BE comp)

RAKESH R NAIR
WIPRO ENTERPRISE SOLUTIONS
TECHNICAL
1. What field (E&TC or Comps) should the interview questions be based
on???
420 What is ur background of Appication Software???
421 Data Structures: To what degree of complexity have u coded in this
field???
422 What is Threading in binary Search trees??? Write an algo
423 Difference between sets and unions.
424 Declare a Doubly Linked List with certain fields
425 How can u traverse a list in the reverse order (singly linked list
only)
426 algo for reversing a linked list.
427 What is Recursion??? Adv and Disadv.. Explain Towers of Hanoi
428 Time Complexity in searching, sorting etc.. (O(n) notation
explain..)
429 Solve a couple of riddles and give the output of some subroutines in
C
Hardware

What is ur project (Lan Telephony) . Explain Does it bridge a gap between E&Tc and
Comps How???

Explain the feasibility of ur project


Questions on 8086, DOS, FAT, Psp (prog. Segment prefix), PPI, 8259, 8051
Networks Ipv6
PERSONAL
What is ur weak point??? Ans . Short temper: What do u do to control it?
Would u lose ur temper if we decided not to employ u???
What wud u do if Infosys offers u a job..
Ure an NRI.. Why do u need a job in India
GRE.. PLANS to go abroad
What guarantee do we have that ull join Wipro???
How imp. Is money to u???
Do u want to be put in Networks or app. Software???
Do u have long term plans with Wipro???
Tell us what u know abt Wipro and wot u intend to contribute to it???
Good luck, will get back to u