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AMPUS RECRUITMENT INTERVIEW POLARIS

HI friends, Im Suraj and recently got placed in POLARIS held on 29th July 2006, in Don Bosco Institute, VidyaVihar, Mumbai. Well it was a joined campus recruitment process, where apart from my collg, almost 18 other leading collg students were also present..to name a few such as Vidyalankar IT, A.C. Patil, Terna, Atharva etc. We were called @ sharp 8.30 am on that Saturday. Well, we needed to wait at least for 2 hrs for the aptitude test.

1115 hrs :-Aptitude test

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The test consisted of 60 objective type questions Duration 60 mins 60 marks There were NO negative markings. There were 2 versions (SET) in paper 1.3 and 1.4. I got 1.4 Most of the questions were from R.S.Aggarval Quantitative Aptitude Section and Verbal and Non Verbal Reasoning Section. Questions were mainly from the following Sections (R.S.Aggarval )-

1. H.C.F and L.C.M of numbers (1 quest) 2. Percentage (1-2 quest) 3. Profit and Loss (1 quest) 4. Partnership (2 quest) 5. Chain Rule (2 quest) 6. Time and Work (1 quest) 7. Problems on Trains (2 quest) 8. Simple Interest (IMP) (4-5 quest) 9. Area, Volume (2 quest)

10. Calendar (3 quest) 11. Clocks (1 quest) 12. Permutations & Combinations (3 quest) 13. Shares (3-4 quest) 14. Odd man Out Series (4-5quest) 15. Synonyms (5 quest) 16. Logical Decision Making (5 quest)

The paper was purely based on R.S.Aggarval and nothing else. 1700 Hrs :Almost 150 students were short listed from around 800+ candidates and I was lucky to survive it!

We were expecting G.D to happen but they announced to take interviews (H.R + Tech) directly. My name was included in the very first list for interview.

1830 Hrs :My interview began. There were 2 panel members. It was very easy and will cover your area of interest and Basics from c, c++ and computer knowledge. Questions asked were as follows :

1. Tell me something about yourself? 2. Born and bought up in Mumbai? 3. Where is your father working? What Post? 4. Which are your dream companies? (of course other than POLARIS)

If you get an offer to work in another company with better salary and in a better post, would you leave us?

5. Your + and points. 6. difference between stack and heap, when are they used? 7. Advantages and advancements of OOP 8. What is malloc( ) function ? where it is used? If C++, why not in C? 9. What do you expect from us? 10. Being an ETRX student, why you prefer to join a Software Company? 11. If you get an offer to work in our branch which is not according to your preference, will you accept the offer? 12.He gave me a situation, Suppose you are working for a project in a group of 4(say). If your project manager/ in charge ordered you to complete the project alone within 3-4 days, working day- night for the project, what would be your reactions? Will you get frustrated? Willing to work for more hrs if required?

13. Preference of Job location. 14. Program to swap 2 numbers using pointers. 15. How well are you prepared to switch from ETRX stream to Software field?

These were some questions I remember Well, I was interviewed for almost 35 minutes and had to wait for almost 5 hours for the result. nfosys visited PESIT on July 14th 2008 and I got thru..

DETAILS

1) Infy is offering 3.25lakh p.a. 2) Infy has a bond for 1 yr.its just a service bond (no need to deposit any money) 3) The training is at Mysore 4) If you are not selected then you cannot write for Infy for a period of 9 months

ELIGIBILITY: It is 65% in 10th, 12th n BE (one current backlog allowed) with a 5% relaxation in any one..

PROCEDURE STEP 1: PPT The PPT is for abt 90 min.. Go through the company website on the day before.. collect all the relevant details and make a note.. it will be much easier for u to follow the PPT.. Make a note of the HR's name.. Be prepared to answer questions like "Why Infosys?" or "What do u knw abt Infosys?" in the HR round..

STEP 2: FILLING OF THE APPLICATION FORM You will have to fill an application form... make sure u fill it accurately.. Take 2 recent passport size photographs (imp) The form will include the following details... 1) Personal details Like name, address, phone no etc 2) Family details Like name n occupation of parents.. 3) Educational background Like marks, university, month n yr of passing.. U will have to include all languages, pracs, and optionals in the total And avg is calculated as Total marks obtained in all seems/total max marks 4) Other details like

Vision: It is 6/6 for normal vision Major Illness + date: write NA if not applicable References of people working at Infosys : if any You get 15 min to fill the application form

STEP 3: TEST OF ARITHMETIC REASONING AND ANALYTICAL THINKING 30 Questions 45 Minutes U can refer VERBAL AND NON-VERBAL REASONING book by R.S. AGARWAL.. It is more than enough.. also no need to do everthing in that book.. just do these topics

1. PUZZLES, 2. DATA SUFFICENCY, 3. PICTURES SERIES COMPLETION/OR SELECTING ODD PICTURE OUT OF 5 4. SYLLOGISMS (V.EASY..IT SAVED ME)

We had 5 sections each with 5 divisions

1) Had 1 Puzzle based on direction sense.. was easy but lenghty, so i attempted at the end. it had 5 sub divisions Something like.. P, Q, R and S are standing at the 4 corners of a square..n/w, n/e, s/w n s/e respectively.. N something like.. If P and R move one and a half distance in the clockwise direction.. Q and S one n a half in the anticlockwise direction then in which direction is P with respect to S.. something like tat All the sub questions were based on the similar pattern

2) Figure Completion..v simple... people may think how it can be so easy, and they tend to find something complicated in that but the fact is it is v simple

5 figures in a series were given n we had to find the ODD figure.. five same kind of questions.. like out of five geometrical shapes 4 were divided into 4 equal parts, but one of them was having 5 parts..thats it

also like a rectangle shifting by angle 45 in a circle in every figure.. but there was a tiny circle besides that rectangle(ppl may think it is a printing mistake,and dont give it importance), but tht tiny circle was missing in one of the diagram.. so tht was odd figure.. similar kind of silly questions were there. 3) Data Sufficiency... easy A question was given followed by 2 statements We had to mark 1) If the first statement alone was enough to answer the question 2) If the second statement alone was enough to answer the question 3) If the both the statements were required to answer the question 4) If the question cld not be answered using both the statements 5) If either statement alone was sufficient to answer the question A little practice (specially in problems related to maths equations, ages, relations, comparison) from RS Aggarwal Verbal n Non Verbal will help u alot. 5 such questions were given 4) Another Puzzle kind of question.. it was damn easy.. it was like MR.natwarlal, a thief, steals only on the first day of every month of first quarter of year (that means on 1st jan, 1st feb, 1st march).. this time he wanted a computer, So he steals different parts from different persons. but he has only 3 tools to use like a screwdriver, wire cutter, knife AND uses them only once. he steals monitor, keyboard and printer..in jan he steals monitor from A, but do not uses the wire cutter.. next month he uses KNIFE to steal printer..and march was unlucky for C.. and questions were like 1.Which tool he uses for stealing monitor.(ans: screwdriver) 2.which component was stolen from C (ans:keyboard) 3.which month was unlucky for B( ans:feb, as A, C were robbed in jan and march) (REST TWO i dont remember) 5) Syllogism In this section abt 4 statements were given in each questions (like all,some,not) It was more like.. 1. A)ALL BIRDS ARE CATS B)SOME CATS ARE CRAZY C)SOME DOGS ARE BIRDS D)BIRDS ARE CRAZY

Which of these FORM pair so that the conclusion can be derived from them 1)AB 2) BC 3)CD 4)AD JUST REFER THESE TYPES OF QUESTIONS IN RS AGARWAL,(VERBAL NON VERBAL ONE)in logical part first chapter, syllogisms

STEP 4: VERBAL 40 Questions 30 Mins You get 2 comprehensions both were quite simple but do the comprehensions at the end.. Read the questions FIRST briefly.. then read the comprehension with proper concentration, understanding each statement.. u can easily answer the questions 5 in each.. AS THEY are lenghty attempt them at the end.. It will consume a lot of time.. 10 Sentence Completions 4 statements almost the same but with some difference.. mark the one which is grammatically correct.. look for spelling mistakes.. grammar errors etc.. 5 questions based on choose the best option to replace the underlined part.. Simple paragraphs were given n questions were asked like which of these statements can be inferred from the para, which is false according to the para etc.. 5 small paragraphs and we have to choose what conclusion we can derive from them,4 options will be given and we have to choose the most suitable.. A PERSON WITH AVG. KNOWLEDGE OF ENGLISH GRAMMER CAN DO IT EASILY.. JUST REFER YOUR ANY HIGH SCHOOL GRAMMER BOOK.

STEP 5: HR INTERVIEW In the HR round u are basically asked abt ur self, ur r?sum?. There are no tech questions asked n even if asked it will be very basic stuff.. They also ask puzzles..u need not solve them.. they only look at ur approach.. The questions I was asked.. 1) Tell me abt ur self 2) being an electronics student WHY u want job in software indusry 3) WHY I HAVE NOT DONE ANY PROJECT??????

4) and they asked abt my hobbies, my achievements, extra curricular activities (so mention everything properly in ur resume,they will ask questions based on what all youu hav written in ur resume) They hardly eliminated people in the HR.. It is enough if u speak confidently.. yes be confident, and dont try to bluff them... and dont try to memorize any answer They will find out even u have memorized, atleast pretend to think when u answer. Getting thru Infy is not tough at all.. If ur good with ur Apti n have a good command over English its enough.. All the Best.. nfosys Technologies has got the most structured recruitment process among all IT companies in India. First of all, they do not have any distinction between any branch of Engg. Whatever be the branch, you can sit up for the selection process if you qualify their other eligibility criteria like marks and time gap. i.e Once you had appeared for any test at Infosys, you will have to wait for 9 months until you appear for any of their recruitment process. For Off-campus, send in your resumes to the mailId mentioned and you are sure to get a call latter if you meet their academic criteria. Hence once you send the resume, start preparing for the exam, because you are sure to get a call. You may get call through e-mail invitation and further the admit card will be send to your postal address through courier/post. selection process. The duration of the selection process is 2.5 hrs which includes filling in an application form, an Aptitude Test and a test of Communicative English Language. The duration of the tests alone will be 90 minutes.

The Aptitude Test will be generally of Puzzles type and the no. of questions will vary between 9 - 15. The best way to practice for the tests is to refer books like Sakuntala Devi or George Summers.

Go through the Maximum No. of previous question papers and prepare well for the puzzles.

Wish you all the Best for the exam. here are two rounds of interviews, viz., the technical and the HR round. Technical and Personal Round for Software Candidates Mainly subjective questions in C, Operating Systems, DBMS, Data Structures are asked interspersed with some on the candidate's personal background. Typical questions in C and Data Structures

1. WAP to interchange 2 variables without using the third one. 2. Explain quick sort and merge sort algorithms amn derive the time-constraint relation for these. 3. Explain binary searching, Fibonacci search. 4. General questions on binary trees, transversals 5.General questions on graphs and their representation.

Typical Questions on Operating Systems

1.Demand paging, page faults, replacement algos, thrashing,etc. 2.Paged segmentation and segment paging. The written test consists of two sections each of 45 minutes duration.

Section#1

This is the aptitude section consisting of 45 questions to be attempted in 45 minutes. As is in all the exams, this section is based on the MBA pattern of examination.

Section#2 This is the technical section. There is a separate paper for hardware and software. Candidates have to mention beforehand whether they want to write the software or the hardware paper. This section also carries 45 questions to be completed in 45 minutes.

We are providing you with some of the questions asked in the exam, so that you have an idea of what to expect in the written test. HR Round for Software Candidates In this section, case studies are presented are presented before the candidate to perceive his reaction and his/her communication skills are tested. IBM expects teamwork and team spirit from the candidates and their answers should reflect this attitude.

Typical question is:

You are a project manager of a big multinational project. There is a person X, assigned to you who has the best technical skills required for the project, even better than you. But he wishes to be the project manager, which the management does not permit, due to which he threatens to quit. All others in the group are not as competent. Talk you out of this situation pretending that the interviewer is the disgruntled employee and explain the necessary action here are two rounds of interviews, viz., the technical and the HR round. Technical and Personal Round for Software Candidates Mainly subjective questions in C, Operating Systems, DBMS, Data Structures are asked interspersed with some on the candidate's personal background. Typical questions in C and Data Structures

1. WAP to interchange 2 variables without using the third one. 2. Explain quick sort and merge sort algorithms amn derive the time-constraint relation for these. 3. Explain binary searching, Fibonacci search. 4. General questions on binary trees, transversals 5.General questions on graphs and their representation.

Typical Questions on Operating Systems

1.Demand paging, page faults, replacement algos, thrashing,etc. 2.Paged segmentation and segment paging.

The written test consists of two sections each of 45 minutes duration.

Section#1

This is the aptitude section consisting of 45 questions to be attempted in 45 minutes. As is in all the exams, this section is based on the MBA pattern of examination.

Section#2 This is the technical section. There is a separate paper for hardware and software. Candidates have to mention beforehand whether they want to write the software or the hardware paper. This section also carries 45 questions to be completed in 45 minutes.

We are providing you with some of the questions asked in the exam, so that you have an idea of what to expect in the written test. HR Round for Software Candidates In this section, case studies are presented are presented before the candidate to perceive his reaction and his/her communication skills are tested. IBM expects teamwork and team spirit from the candidates and their answers should reflect this attitude.

Typical question is:

You are a project manager of a big multinational project. There is a person X, assigned to you who has the best technical skills required for the project, even better than you. But he wishes to be the project manager, which the management does not permit, due to which he threatens to quit. All others in the group are not as competent. Talk you out of this situation pretending that the interviewer is the disgruntled employee and explain the necessary action
otal 6 sections: 1) Computer Fundamentals 2) Algorithms 3) Hardware 4) Software 5) General Awareness 6) Languages * All together 60 questions with each section containing 10 questions. * All are multiple choice questions 1. One Nibble = ?

2. Hexadecimal and Octal representation of 1024? 3. What a compiler does? 4. DOS? (Whether Graphical interface or Character interface and two more choices are given) 5. CPU - abbreviation 6. Fortran used as (Ans: Scientific Language) 7. ASCII character set? (Total number) 8. Windows NT- What NT stands for? 9. Which is not an input device? (Keyboard, Disk, Mouse, Lightpen) 10. Which is not a pointing device? (Mouse, Joy stick, lightpen none) 11. Microsoft Chief? 12. 4GL? (FORTRAN, SQL, ADA ...) 13. Father of Computers? 14. Which of them is Object Oriented Language.? 15. Power PC is the product of? (Microsoft, IBM, Apple, Motorola, Intel) (A combination of any correct 3 companies) 16. Latest processor used? (Pentium, Power PC, Pentium pro, none) 17. MS Word is? 18. First Super Computer built in India. (Ans : param) 19. Which of the following companys do not manufacture chips? (Microsoft, Motorola, Intel, HP) 20. LAN - abbreviation 21. WAN - abbreviation 22. Modem is? (Related to electrical hardware. - Like Modulator &demodulator) 23. FDD - abbreviation (floppy disk drive) 24. BIT - abbreviation 25. Information is? (Message, data, processed data, none) 26. Which is not networking? (Internet, Ethernet, arcnet, none) 27. One Gigabyte =? (2 power30, 2 power 20, 2 power 10 none) 28. Which of the following is not RDBMS? (Sybase, SQL,Acess,none)_ 29. Oracle is? (Ans : Relationasl Data Base Management System) 30. In Oracle, Table means ( Ans : Collection of records) 31. DMA - abbreviation (Direct Memory Access, Discrete memory Access, Disk memory access)

32. What is meant by Static Variable? 33. What is meant by QUEUE? {Refer any data structures text} 34. What is meant by STACK? {Refer any data structures text} 35. The processor used in first IBM PC? (8086, 8088, zig4, intel) 36. Difference between 80286 and 80287 37. In bubble sort, no. of comparisons required?(ans : formula : N*(N-1)/2) 38. No. of comparisons of an item in 100 items by binary comparison? (10, 25, 50 100) 39. CRT - (Cathode Ray Tube) 40. No. of entry values are there in ideally in a subroutine. 41. Binary tree? 42. Flow in one direction? (Single linked list, Double linked list ...) 43. Electron screen size? (here, 2 lines of algorithm is given. Name the algorithm) 44. Which is not storage device? (Printer, CD ROM, Disk, none) 45. A question regarding memory? (Least used memory, recently unused memory,..) 46. ISO - (International Standard Organization) 47. HTML - (Hyper Text Makeup Language)

48. Flow chart for factorial N? (ans :choice a) 49. What is meant by Recursion? 50. Struct(s) { int a; long b; } Union (u) {int a; long b; } Print sizeof(s)and sizeof(u) if sizeof(int)=4 and sizeof(long)=4 51.Switch (i) i=1; case 1 i++; case 2 ++i; break; ( ans : 1,2,3,none) case 3 --i; Output of i after executing the program 52. char S; char S[6]= " HELLO"; printf("%s ",S[6]); output of the above program ? (0, ASCII 0, I,unpredictable) 53. Unsigned char c; for ( c=0;c!=256;c++2) printf("%d",c); No. of times the loop is executed? (127, 128, 256, infinitely) 54. int i; i=0; repeat i=i+1; <====== PASCAL PROGRAM print i; until(i<10) end No. of times the loop is executed? 55. Convert (int A,var ,int B;int c) { A=10; B=4-; C=120; } Convert (inta,b,c) { <====== PASCAL PROGRAM a=1; b=4; c=12; } convert (A,B,c) ? (10,40,120 10,40,12,..........,............) 56. Procedure A Begin -------end <====== PASCAL PROGRAM Procedure B No. Of errors in the program ?(1,2,3,none)

Begin ----------end 57. int i; i=2; i++; if(i=4) { printf(i=4); } else { printf(i=3); } output of the program ? (4,3,unpredictable,none) 58. what is FAT?. File allocation table

QUANTITATIVE APPTITUDE TEST :


Total 44 questions are there. Refer R.S. Aggarwal 1. How many degrees hours hand rotate in 10 minutes? 2. 1/(10 power 18) - 1/(10 power 20) = ? 3. 0 <x < 1: Which is greater ? (1/(x square),1/x,x,x square) 4. c=a/b ; a-1=c What is the relation between a&b 5. N = ((8.42)**2)*(95. ....)/((0.982)*(64.....)**2) If N contains the first three digits as 988,Which of the following is the nearest answer (9.88,98.8,988,none) 6. The sum of 7 consecutive odd integers with 27 as the fourth number. 7. (66666666666666)**2 + 888888888888=? 8. 2486724...... Express it in product of 3 numbers.(The given number is not exactly correct. Choices are given. Very easy) 9. Radius of sphere is increased by 50%. By how much percentage is surface area is increased. 10. In which of the following , 2 as a common factor , can be eliminated. Ans : log(x square)/log(y square) = log(x)/log(y) Antonyms : 11. AUSPICISIOUS 12. REHALISHLY 13. & 14. - Sentence correction 15, 16 , 17 - Spelling Mistakes 18, 19 - Two Questions 6 letters are assigned certain numbers. In each qusetion , 4 combination of digits are given . Of which , which gives a meaningful word. 20 & 21. - 4 sentences will be given in each question. Arrange them in logical order . 22. 5 straight lines are cut in a circle. A question regarding this.

Reasoning :
a) If statement A alone is required

b) If statement B alone is required c) If bothe statements A & B are required d) Neither 23. Does Mr. Mathew give tuition ? A) Mathew is a teacher B) In school, the teacher is not expected to give tutions. 24. There is no power cut in advanced country If T is a city, Is there power cut in that city? A) Z is a advanced country B) T ia a capital city of country Z 25. Tanzanians are in East Africa. Tanzanizns are good in either Education , Dance or Music A) Tanzanians are good at Education B) East Africa are good at dance & Music. Remaining questions 26 - 29 are of the same type. 30. On onw day, 14 children are admitted in a school by their mothers. 2 are sisters, 3 are brothers,2 are brother and sister and 2 are twins. The rest are singles. How many mothers came? (5 , 7, 9, 14) 31. Problem Cisterns & pipes. It will take 8hrs to fill a cistern. But due to leak at the bottom, it take 10 hrs to full it. In how many hrs, th eful tank will be emptied because of leak.? (18,8,40,10) 32. Question regarding men & work A does alone a work in 4 days B does alone a work in 8 days C does alone a work in 10 days A & B together -----C & B together -----33. In 3.5 Kg rod , there is 74% silver. If it is alloyed with a 0.5 Kg rod, the % of silver goes p to 84%. The percent of silver in 0.5 Kg rod? 34. Two chords of lengths 2L1 and 2L2 are drawn in a circle. Their lengths are inversely proportional to the straight distance joining the centre. Find the radius of circle. 35. A Kg of tea costs Rs 49.50 . But the supplier gives 10 gms less for every Kg he sold. What is the actual cost. 36 - 40 A question on transportation table. 5 questions were given. ------------------------------------------------------A B C D E ------------------------------------------------------A X 12 8 20 6 ------------------------------------------------------B 12 X 12 5 9 ------------------------------------------------------C 20 8 X 4 7 ------------------------------------------------------D 3 15 6 X 10 ------------------------------------------------------E 12 5 8 3 X ------------------------------------------------------A,B,C,D,E denote the stages. X denote the start of the stage. The bus goes from A to E and E to A woith back stops at B,C, & D For each the charge is Rs.0.70 The numbers in the table are how many passengers are there in the bus upto that stage.( the numbers given the table are not correct) 36. Total no. of passengers in onward journey

37. Total amount in the conductors bag just before the bus reaches the stage C 38. How many Rs. 1.40 tickets are issued to passengers in backward journey. 39. If the bus breaks down between the stages C & D , the amount refunded to passengers. 40. If the ticket costs Rs.1.50, how much is the profit in Backward journey. Remaining 4 questions may be fron English. --------------------------------------------------------1)At 6'o clock clock ticks 6 times. The time between first and last ticks was 30sec. How much time it takes at 12'o clock. Ans. 66 sec. 2 marks. 2)Three friends divided some bullets equally. After all of them shot 4 bullets the total no.of remaining bullets is equal to that of one has after division. Find the original number divided. Ans. x x x x-4 x-4 x-4 3x-12 = x x= 6 ans is 18 2 marks 3)A ship went on a voyage after 180 miles a plane statrted with 10 times speed that of the ship. Find the distance when they meet from starting point. Ans. 180 + (x/10) = x x = 20 ans is 180+20 2 marks 4) Fill the empty slots. played won lost draw Goals for Goals against A 2 2 *0 *0 *7 1 B 2 *0 *1 1 2 4 C 2 *0 *1 *1 3 7 the slots with stars are answers. 4 marks BC drew with 2-2 A won on B by 2-0 a won on C by 5-1 5) There are 3 societies a,b,c. a lent tractors to b and c as many as they had. After some time b gave as many tractors to a and c as many as they have. After sometime c did the same thing. At the end of this transaction each one of them had 24. Find the tractors each orginally had. Ans a had 39 b had 21 c had 12 4 marks 6) There N stations on a railroad. After adding x stations 46 additional tickets have to be printed. Find N and X. Ans. let N(N-1) = t; (N+x)(N+x-1) = t+46; trail and error method x=2 and N=11 4 marks 7)Given that April 1 is tuesday. a,b,c are 3 persons told that their farewell party was on a - may 8, thursday b - may 10,tuesday c - june 8, friday Out of a,b,c one is only correct one of the regarding month,day,date. Other told two correct and the third person told all wrong.What is correct date,month,day. 5 marks 8)There are 4 parties. df,gs,dl(depositloss),ew ran for a contest. Anup,Sujit,John made the following statements regarding results.

Anup said either df or ew will definitely win sujit said he is confident that df will not win John said he is confident that neither ew nor dl will win the result has come. only one of the above three has made a correct statement. Who has made the correct statement and who has won the contest. 5 marks. 9)Five people a,b,c,d,e are related to each other. Four of them make one true statement each as follows. i) b is my father's brother. (ans. d said this) ii)e is my mother-in-law. ( b ) iii)c is my son-in-law's brother. ( e ) iv)a is my brother's wife. (c) 10 marks. 10) All members of d are also members of a All '' e '' d all '' c '' both a and b not all '' a are members of d not all '' d '' e a)which of all following statements must be true 1) there are more common members between c and a than between c and e 2) there are more members in a than in c 3) there are more members in a than in e i) 1 only ii) 3 only iii) 1,2 only iv) 2 and 3 only v)1,2,3 b)which of all the following can be inferred from the statements above 1)some members of d are also members of b 2)all members of e are members of a 3)all members of a are members of b 4)some members of d are not members of c 5)all members of b are members of c i) 1 only ii) 3 only iii)2 only iv) b and d only v)d,b and a only d)Which of the following is not possible i)some members of e are also members of c but are not members of b ii) '' '' d '' '''' both c and b iii)all '' e '' '' a iv)some '' d are not '' a v) '' e are '' b 1) i only 2) iii only 3) i and iii only 4) all the above 5)none e)if all members of b are also members of c then i) all members of a are also members of b ii)all '' '' c iii) '' b ''' a iv) some members c '' e and b v) '' '' d and b 1) ii only 2) iii and iv only 3) iii only 4) ii and iv only 5)none 11) boys are allowed to watch football at c.v.Raman auditorium subjected to conditions. i)the boy over age 16 can wear overcoat ii)no boy over age 15 can wear cap iii)to watch the football either he has to wear overcoat or cap or both iv) a boy with an umberella or above 16 or both cannot wear sweater. v) boys must either not watch football or wear sweater. What is the appearence of the boy who is watching football.

Iam sending the Tata Ibm paper by three parts. Some more paper will be sent by Bhadram. Here is the first part ******************************************* 12. After the following command is executed $ ln old new a listing is performed with the following output $ls -li total 3 15768 -rw-rw-rw- 2 you 29 sep 27 12:07 old 15768 -rw-rw-rw- 2 you 29 sep 27 12:07 New 15274 -rw-rw-rw- 1 you 40 sep 27 09:34 very old Which of the following is true a) Old and new have the same i-node number ,2 b) old and new have the same i-node number ,15768 c) old and new have nothing to do with each other d) very old and new are linked e) veryold and old are linked 29) Which of the following is true about fork () a) It transforms an executable binary file into a process 29) Which of the following is true about fork () a) It transforms an executable binary file into a process that overlays the process which made the fork () system call. No new proces is created Ans B; b) Causes the creation of a new process the CHILD process with a new process ID. c) Causes the creation of a new process, the child process with the same process ID as the parent d) fork() has nothing to do with processes. e) fork() is not a system call 1)which message is displayed when a window is destroyed a)WM-CLOSE B)WM-DESTROY C)WM-NCDESTROY D)WM-POST DESTROY ans: check your self may be B 2) what is meant by SEND MESSAGE AND POST MESSAGE ans:we don't know 3)which is the message used to limit the size of the window a)WM-SIZE B)WM-RAWT C)WM-GETMINIMAX INFO D)WM-COMMAND E)WM-CREATE 3)until |who|grep mary do step 60 done a)is syntactically correct b)waits 60 sec. irrespective of mary being logged in or not c)waits until mary is logged in d)waits till mary exists e)none ans:C 4) The UNIX system call that transform an executable binary file into a process: ns: we don't know 5) fork() is a system call causes ans: causes the creation of a new process , the child person with a new process ID 6)main() { char *x="string" char y[]="add";

char *z; z=(char *) malloc(sizeof(x)+size of(y)+1) strcpy(z,y); strcat(z,x); printf("%s+%s=%s",y,x,z); } ans:Add+string=addstring (if it is in caps also true) 7) char *(*(*a[n]())(); ans:d)an array of n pointers to functions returning pointers to functions returning pointers to characters 8) Interprocess command in UNIX be achieved by A) Pipes b) messages c) semaphores d) shared memory e0all ans: E (all)

am Joe of GEC Calicut (Kerala). I want to share my experience and guide u through my success. The interview took 2-days and consisted of : 1.aptitude test. 2.gd 3.HR interview + Technical Round

just go through its website and get a feeling of what company means to u ?

why satyam? future plans? u'r career goals? aptitude go through RS agrewal. no preparations for gd just know the tips get prepared for your technical interview- very basic. We had aptitude test on 27th April, generally consists of 15 questions on calendar, clock, number series, time and work, time and distance, compound interest, simple interest, one program, pyramid, decision making, test paper was tough and remember there's negative marking.

There were 470 students who had written the test in that 108 people were short listed .

GD:

These students were grouped into 11. Each group members were selected randomly and called in oder.

the Interviewer gave the topic 'how do we utilize the long coastiness of our state?'

Given 5 mins to think individually. and gave an avg performance by discussing some good points in 10 min.

other topics are : 'kerala god's own country'. 'mulleperiyar'.

'obc reservation'. 'gd necessary or not?'. 'present status of Indian cricket team The results were announced soon. Afternoon the HR+TECH round

a group of 5 were sorted and were called in: be confident and here u can expect solid questions from project. If u r thorough u can keep the project otherwise don't keep.

interviewer: what is an instrument?

Me: told all measuring devices or instruments. Then about my hobbies, Interested areas, Personalities, Mentality and a few more easy technical questions. Other questions are: Draw circuit of mobile charger (ans: ac2dc converter i.e., a rectifier, c, regulator...). Tube circuitry. fan working. Some logical questions.

Finally 16 got selected from our college. Finally I was in Satyam. WIPRO Aug 7th 2007 Paper, Deccan College Of Engineering, Hyderabad Verbal 15 Aptitude 15 Technical 20

VERBAL

1) A passage was given....its 3/4 th page big.....then 3 questions on the passage....i feel you dont have to waste ur time in reading the passage completely...its better to first read questions and then look for answers... they are easy questions 2)3 sentences were given n we need to correct the grmatically wrong part eg: polo is considered to be the older sport, ..........blah blah blah.... .........................

options to correct underlined part are given...... 3)IMPECCABLE:FLAW:: and 2 more questions like this..... 4) a,b,c,d four sentnces are given and we need to arrange them so that a meaning full para forms..... it was dam easy....

APTITUDE

1) 6 kms long track.... a person travels at 140km/hr for 3 km and then 210km/hr for 1.5 km and the remaining 1.5km at 168km/hr...... find average speed 2) Kishan has few mangoes with him... he gives 3 hints to krishna... find the number of mangoes a) if the number is a multiple of 5, then it lies betwwen 11-19 b) if the number is not a multiple of 8, it lies between21-29 c) if the number is not a multiple of 10, it lies btwn 31-39 even i tried to solve but exact answer is not known to me to...i guessed the ans 3) Vinay is sitting in a row of boys,there are 15 to his right and 14 to his left...howmany boys are there in the row??(damn easy question isnt it??) 4) A 5 digit number has its first digit 1 less than second digit..third digit is equal to first digit when divided by 3,fourth is got by adding 3 to first digit,and sum of all digits is 25... find the number.....ans is 67291 5) Some codes of few name plates are given and we were asked to find the code of 5th plate..... i did nto even attempt it.... 6) If the word VIOLENCE is coded as EVCINOEL how is the word SEPERATE coded as 7) SOME BIG QUESTION ABOUT HUMMING HABIT OF manisha,A CHESS PLAYER, IS GIVEN..THEY SAY HER HUMMING habit is disturbing other players and they report to panel about it....what is the correct argument that manisha can make to defend her self??

4 options are given...we need to read all 4 carefully,understand them and then answer....its not tough but needs a bit of attention 8) What is one half of two thirds of three fourths of four fifths of five sixth of six sevenths of seven eighths of eight nineths of nine tenths of thirty??? ans is 3 and some more questions like this...they are very easy....

TECHNICAL

1) What gates is a NAND gate prepared of? 2) Does constructor have a return type?? 3) What operators in cpp cant be over loaded?? 4) Which of them is odd man out....GPRS,GSM,.... AND IDM....ans is IDM 5) if A=10000001 B=10000010 C=10000011 then what does the word 100000111000000110000010 mean... ans is CAB 6) Some 4 to 5 codes in c are given and out put is asked..... some more questions like this are asked...they are easy to answer.... dont worry..... my interview session is cool...both in tech and in hr... dont have to worry buddies..... keep going on and have confidence in your self.... you wil surely makeit........

ALL THE BEST FRIENDS...... SEE U IN WIPRO. Below are question an interviewer asks frequently.Most of these general interview questions are been asked in every interview.Know about the do & donts in the interview? What are various techniques to face a personal interview.Various tips about Group Discussion.Most of us are not aware about GD, how to appear in a GD and varios tips.Here we are trying to figure out few techniques.Read and prepare for it.

A group discussion can be categorically divided into three different phases: i . Initiation/ Introduction ii . Body of the group discussion iii . Summarisation/ Conclusion Let's stress on the initiation and summarisation: Initiation Techniques Initiating a GD is a high profit-high loss strategy. When you initiate a GD, you not only grab the opportunity to speak, you also grab the attention of the examiner and your fellow candidates. If you can make a favourable first impression with your content and communication skills after you initiate a GD, it will help you sail through the discussion. But if you initiate a GD and stammer/ stutter/ quote wrong facts and figures, the damage might be irreparable. If you initiate a GD impeccably but don't speak much after that, it gives the impression that you started the GD for the sake of starting it or getting those initial kitty of points earmarked for an initiator! When you start a GD, you are responsible for putting it into the right perspective or framework. So initiate one only if you have indepth knowledge about the topic at hand. There are different techniques to initiate a GD and make a good first impression: i . Quotes ii . Definition iii . Question iv . Shock statement v . Facts, figures and statistics vi . Short story vii . General statement ~ Quotes Quotes are an effective way of initiating a GD. If the topic of a GD is: Should the Censor Board be abolished?, you could start with a

quote like, 'Hidden apples are always sweet'. For a GD topic like, Customer is King, you could quote Sam (Wal-mart) Walton's famous saying, 'There is only one boss: the customer. And he can fire everybody in the company -- from the chairman on down, simply by spending his money somewhere else.' ~ Definition Start a GD by defining the topic or an important term in the topic. For example, if the topic of the GD is Advertising is a Diplomatic Way of Telling a Lie, why not start the GD by defining advertising as, 'Any paid form of non-personal presentation and promotion of ideas, goods or services through mass media like newspapers, magazines, television or radio by an identified sponsor'? For a topic like The Malthusian Economic Prophecy is no longer relevant, you could start by explaining the definition of the Malthusian Economic Prophecy. ~ Question Asking a question is an impactful way of starting a GD. It does not signify asking a question to any of the candidates in a GD so as to hamper the flow. It implies asking a question, and answering it yourself. Any question that might hamper the flow of a GD or insult a participant or play devil's advocate must be discouraged. Questions that promote a flow of ideas are always appreciated. For a topic like, Should India go to war with Pakistan , you could start by asking, 'What does war bring to the people of a nation? We have had four clashes with Pakistan . The pertinent question is: what have we achieved?' ~ Shock statement Initiating a GD with a shocking statement is the best way to grab immediate attention and put forth your point. If a GD topic is, The Impact of Population on the Indian Economy, you could start with, 'At the centre of the Indian capital stands a population clock that ticks away relentlessly. It tracks 33 births a minute, 2,000 an hour, 48,000 a day. Which calculates to about 12 million every year. That is roughly the size of Australia . As a current political slogan puts it, 'Nothing's impossible when 1 billion Indians work together'.'

~ Facts, figures and statistics If you decide to initiate your GD with facts, figure and statistics, make sure to quote them accurately. Approximation is allowed in macro level figures, but micro level figures need to be correct and accurate. For example, you can say, approximately 70 per cent of the Indian population stays in rural areas (macro figures, approximation allowed). But you cannot say 30 states of India instead of 28 (micro figures, no approximations). Stating wrong facts works to your disadvantage. For a GD topic like, China, a Rising Tiger, you could start with, 'In 1983, when China was still in its initial stages of reform and opening up, China's real use of Foreign Direct Investment only stood at $636 million. China actually utilised $60 billion of FDI in 2004, which is almost 100 times that of its 1983 statistics." ~ Short story Use a short story in a GD topic like, Attitude is Everything. This can be initiated with, 'A child once asked a balloon vendor, who was selling helium gas-filled balloons, whether a blue-coloured balloon will go as high in the sky as a green-coloured balloon. The balloon vendor told the child, it is not the colour of the balloon but what is inside it that makes it go high.' ~ General statement Use a general statement to put the GD in proper perspective. For example, if the topic is, Should Sonia Gandhi be the prime minister of India ?, you could start by saying, 'Before jumping to conclusions like, 'Yes, Sonia Gandhi should be', or 'No, Sonia Gandhi should not be', let's first find out the qualities one needs to be a a good prime minister of India . Then we can compare these qualities with those that Mrs Gandhi possesses. This will help us reach the conclusion in a more objective and effective manner.' Summarisation Techniques Most GDs do not really have conclusions. A conclusion is where the whole group decides in favour or against the topic. But every GD is summarised. You can summarise what the group has discussed in the

GD in a nutshell. Keep the following points in mind while summarising a discussion:


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Avoid raising new points. Avoid stating only your viewpoint. Avoid dwelling only on one aspect of the GD. Keep it brief and concise. It must incorporate all the important points that came out during the GD. If the examiner asks you to summarise a GD, it means the GD has come to an end. Do not add anything once the GD has been summarised.

Here are some of the most important personality traits that a candidate should possess to do well at a GD: 1. Team Player B-Schools lay great emphasis on this parameter because it is essential for managers to be team players. The reason: Managers always work in teams. At the beginning of his career, a manager works as a team member. And, later, as a team leader. Management aspirants who lack team skills cannot be good managers. 2. Reasoning Ability Reasoning ability plays an important role while expressing your opinions or ideas at a GD. For example, an opinion like 'Reduction in IIMs' fees will affect quality' can be better stated by demonstrating your reasoning ability and completing the missing links between fees and quality as: 'Reduction in IIMs' fees will result in less funds being invested on study material, student exchange programmes, research, student development activities, etc. 'Moreover, it costs money to attract good faculty, create good infrastructure and upgrade technology. 'With reduction in fees, less money will be available to perform these ,activities which will lead to deterioration in the quality of IIMs.'

3. Leadership There are three types of situations that can arise in a GD: ~ A GD where participants are unable to establish a proper rapport and do not speak much. ~ A GD where participants get emotionally charged and the GD gets chaotic. ~ A GD where participants discuss the topic assertively by touching on all its nuances and try to reach the objective. Here, a leader would be someone who facilitates the third situation at a GD. A leader would have the following qualities: ~S/he shows direction to the group whenever group moves away from the topic. ~S/he coordinates the effort of the different team members in the GD. ~S/he contributes to the GD at regular intervals with valuable insights. ~S/he also inspires and motivates team members to express their views. Caution : Being a mere coordinator in a GD does not help, because it is a secondary role. Contribute to the GD with your ideas and opinions, but also try and steer the conversation towards a goal. 4. Flexibility You must be open to other ideas as well as to the evaluation of your ideas: That is what flexibility is all about. But first, remember: Never ever start your GD with a stand or a conclusion. Say the topic of a GD is, 'Should India go to war with Pakistan ?' Some participants tend to get emotionally attached to the topic and take a stand either in favour or against the topic, ie 'Yes, India should', or, 'No, India should not'. By taking a stand, you have already given your decision without discussing the topic at hand or listening to the views of your team members. Also, if you encounter an opposition with a very strong point at the 11th hour, you end up in a typical catch-22 situation: ~If you change your stand, you are seen as a fickle-minded or a whimsical person. ~If you do not change your stand, you are seen as an inflexible, stubborn and obstinate

person. 5. Assertiveness You must put forth your point to the group in a very emphatic, positive and confident manner. Participants often confuse assertiveness with aggressiveness. Aggressiveness is all about forcing your point on the other person, and can be a threat to the group. An aggressive person can also demonstrate negative body language, whereas an assertive person displays positive body language. 6. Initiative A general trend amongst students is to start a GD and get the initial kitty of points earmarked for the initiator. But that is a high risk-high return strategy. Initiate a GD only if you are well versed with the topic. If you start and fail to contribute at regular intervals, it gives the impression that you started the GD just for the sake of the initial points. Also, if you fumble, stammer or misquote facts, it may work against you. Remember: You never ever get a second chance to create a first impression. 7. Creativity/ Out of the box thinking An idea or a perspective which opens new horizons for discussion on the GD topic is always highly appreciated. When you put across a new idea convincingly, such that it is discussed at length by the group, it can only be positive. You will find yourself in the good books of the examiner. 8. Inspiring ability A good group discussion should incorporate views of all the team members. If some team members want to express their ideas but are not getting the opportunity to do so, giving them an opportunity to express their ideas or opinions will be seen as a positive trait.

Caution : If a participant is not willing to speak, you need not necessarily go out of the way to ask him to express his views. This may insult him and hamper the flow of the GD. 9. Listening Always try and strike a proper balance between expressing your ideas and imbibing ideas. 10. Awareness You must be well versed with both the micro and macro environment. Your awareness about your environment helps a lot in your GD content, which carries maximum weightage. Caution : The content or awareness generally constitutes 40 to 50 percent marks of your GD. Apart from these qualities, communication skills, confidence and the ability to think on one's feet are also very important.