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Monday, March 17, 2008

TechMahindra Placement Paper

MBT Placement Paper-1
There were generally three rounds...

1) Aptitude test...(includes aptitude+verbal reasoning+non-verbal reasoning+comprehension(gre type))
2) Technical interview(HR+technical)
3) HR round

APTITUDE TEST:It consisted of 5 sections each with atleast 10 questions while one or two sections contained 20 questions.There were altogether 75 questions which u have to answer in 1 hr only(remember time is very very imp in this round).The sections were:

a) Verbal reasoning and analytical

b) Non verbal reasoning and analytical

c) MCQ-questions based on English grammar(very easy)

d) English comprehension…( Do it at last..coz it consumes time)

ThOrough prep from RS Aggarwal(verbal,non-verbal,quantitave) is enough to pass the aptitude test besides having minimum base in english.

Anyway the result was declared within 40 mins and luckily I was selected.
Here i remember some of the ques. frm the aptitude section. As they are
1. If a boat is moving in upstream with velocity of 14km/hr and goes downstream with a velocity of 40km/hr. then what is the speed of the stream?
(a) 13km/hr
(b) 26km/hr
(c) 34km/hr
(d) none of these

Ans: A

2. find the value of (0.75*0.75*0.75-0.001)/(0.75*0.75-0.75+0.01)
(a) 0.845
(b) 1.908
(c) 2.312
(d) 0.001

Ans: A

Then a questions frm alligation of mixtures
3. A man buys 12 lts of liquid which contain 20% of the liquid and the rest is water. He then mixes it with 10lts of another mixture with 30% of liquid.
What is the % of water in the new mixture?

4.A certain number of men can finish a piece of work in 10 days. If however there were 10 men less it will take 10days more for the work to be finished.
How many men were there originally?

(a) 110 men
(b) 130 men
(c) 100 men
(d) none of these

ans:- A

5. In simple interest what sum amount of Rs. 1120/- in 4 years and Rs.1200/- in 5 years?

(a) Rs.500
(b) Rs.600
(c) Rs.800
(d) Rs.900

6. x% of y is y% of?

(a) x/y
(b) 2y
(c) x
(d) can't be determined

ans: C

7. The population of a city increases @ 4%p.a. there is an additional annual increases of 4% of the population due to the influx of job seekers. Find
the % increase in population after 2 years?

8. The ratio of the number of boys and girls in a school is 3:2. Out of these 10% the boys and 25% of girls are scholarship holders. % of students who
are not scholarship holders?

9. A rectangular plant (2)^1/2 meters wide can be placed so that it is on either side of the diagonal of a square shown below. (Figure is available). what
is the area of the Plank?

ans: 7*(2)^1/2.

And some questions on ages.. some on profit and loss.
prepare frm R.S. will be sufficient to clear..... beware time is the factor.....

Logical Section:

1. a,c,e,g..

(a) h

Ans: b

2. a,e,i,m,q,u_,_

(a) y,e
(b) b,f
(c) g,i
(d) none

3. 1,2,3,5,7,11....

(a) 15
(b) 9

ans: c(Series of prime no)

4. 1,3,4,8,15,27,...

(a) 60

and similar to these there are many more be prepare for them also.....

5.All pens are elephants. some elephants are cats.

(a) Some pens are cats
(b) No pens are cats
(c) All pens are cats
(d) None of the above

i think it (d)

6. Some green are blue. No blue are white.

(a) No green are white
(b) Some green are white
(c) No green are white
(d) None of the above

ans: b

Technical Interview

Now i am giving some idea about the technical inteview of mine....
which is a very friendly kind of....
i am giving some questions which they fired on me.....

Ques1: so. nikhil...... Tell me about urself?

This is the most obvious ques..every hr asked to make us comfortable
just give us general introuduction with ur achievements and qualification...
Ques2: he see my resume.....and asked how u maintain a good percentage throughout ur BE?
ans: sir.....i am a hard worker frm my childhood...

ques: what languages u have done?
ans: ..........

Ques: what is the diffrence b/w c & c++?
ans: .....

Ques: then he gave me a program to write it was of addition of matrices?

Ques: what u see ur self after 5 years ago?
ans: I said sir i want to be the HR of tech mahindra.....

That! was a six! he really impressed with my presence of mind......

Ques: What were ur strength and weakness?

Ques: prove that ur a good team player?

Ques: What is data structures?

Ques: what are generic pointers?

Ques: Is c++ is a superset of c then why we are using c in banks?

Ques: what is inheritance? write its syntax?

Ques: what are access specifiers?

Ques: What according to u ur salary be?

Ques: When u started giving meaningful contribution to the organisation?

Ques: what are paramaterised constructors?

Ques: In header files.... files are declared or defined?
ans; declared

Ques: what is normalisation?

Ques: What is black box and white box testing?

HR ROUND.......

This round is merely a they asked us about any special quality that we have....
i said sir i love to ride bikes...

they told us to take any topic frm ourselves and then give idea on that.....

then they take each of our's resume with one photograph and then they asked us to make communications skills strong as there
are many chances to go abroad 4 their projects.

and then they asked that u all will miss bhopal

and i answer sir ! we are very eager to leave bhopal......

And then finally He said "WELCOME TO TECH MAHINDRA"

It will be all......
best of luck....just have confidence in urself...
hope i will help u all frm my experience..
meet u soon at MBT......


Hi Friends I am PARVEEN JINDAL from Deen Bandhu Chhotu Ram University of Science and Technology Murthal Haryana. Tech Mahindra visited our campus n I was one of the successful candidate. Before telling you all about the whole procedure I want to summarize the results of our college




AFTER HR – 32…..

So frnds first of all about the Written Exam there will Be 5 Sections:

2 sections of verbal and non verbal :

Questions like find the missing term ….series completion ….some logical reasoning questions ( consumes a lot of time ) ….do all from R> S AGGARWAL verbal And non verbal consume your time efficiently here ….

3 sections of English :

General fill in the blanks like prepositions and verbs ….

Easy synonyms….

N a reading comprehension part ……

This whole section is a bit easy one but prepare these prepositions n verbs ….

Now the biggest thing there will b 75 questions in 5 sections n time is 60 minutes….

So please take care of your time ….n 1 more thing they told us no negative marking but people who attempted a limited questions right were selected but who attempt all ques with some guesses were not selected so now you have to decide what to do ….but if u take my suggestion then just do only those questions where you are sure ya u can also guess but upto a limit …n 1 more thing there is sectional cut off …..

Now lastly for written part I will suggest you to do some prep from R.S aggarwal no need of tension …

After the written exam I was one of successful candidate n I was called for technical interview which was like this …

Me: enter the room n good after noon sir …

Int: good afternoon have a seat .

Me : thank you sir with a confident voice .

Int : ok Parveen tell me about yourself your background…..

Me : told in brief …in end I said my mantra for life is keep moving ..

Int :keep moving from 1 company to another ( a little smile on his face )

Me : no sir n give my answer wid smiling …

Int : ok parveen y ur percentage in class 10th n 12th are low ..

Me: coz of my way of presenting the answers sir but now I have improved a lot …

Int y there is a gap of 1 year …

Me : explained the reason

Int : ok tell me about ur game which I made in C..

Me : I explained him briefly …

Int : ok do u know pointers to link list …

Me : no sir it was not in our syllabus ..

Int ok can u print fibbonacci series recursively /?

Me : yes sir n made a programme on paper…

Int : ok do u want to ask anything ?

Me: sir u have cleared all the quaries in ur ppt still I want to know about our training …

Int: explained n said ok thank you Parveen Jindal me : with a firm voice thank you sir …

AFTER some time result was declared n again I have cleared the second step also …Now my friends told me there is nothing in hr just 3-4 questions like Describe yourself , ready for bond, ready for salary , relocatable … N I was pretty sure of my success n wait a lot for my hr call

Finally I was called for HR interview…

Me: may I come in sir

Int : ohh Parveen plz come have a seat …( he was very friendly )

Int : ok parveen describe yourself??

Me : same answer again …

Int : ok which is your biggest achievement till now ??

Me : told about first 1st prize in game quiz..

Int : y gap of 1 year ??

Me : explained…

Int : if ur frnds have to describe you how they will ???

Me : again give some good points

Int: r u relocatable

Me: yes sir infact I love visiting places..

Int r u ready for bond n salary

Me : ya sir

Int : ok parveen wait outside your result will b declared soon …

Me : thank you sir …

Finally result was declared after 2 hours n I was selected ….

Friends I have tried to cover all the things in this experience n want to thank freshersworld for latest papers and exp n also to my parents n My friends Happy ,Deshwal,viney,bhupi,mahinder,saurabh ,sillu n every1 who motivatee …

Last thing I want to tell if u know “C” lang then it’s a advantage to u …N really Tech Mahindra is waiting for u all guys so go n rock them wid ur knowledge n comm. Skills ….

“Best Of Luck “ to every aspirant ….


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