(Paper) iGATE Campus Placement Paper

Paper : iGATE Campus Placement Paper 

Hi, I appeared in a iGATE placement recruitment drive held in our college "Muffakham Jah College of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad, Banjarahills" from 22 to 23rd july 2008 I am very happy that I finally got placement after some (Infosys, Accenture, Oracle, Maq) rejections. So all of u who are feeling dishearted cheerup.. because it is all matter of luck... every one would get a chance.. this is my 5th company.. Finally selected 27 and I am in those selected students.. Thanks to God.. 

The selection procedure consists of 4 Rounds. 
1) Written Test(English20+Reasoning15+Quant15)duration--1hour... 
2) Technical Interview 
3) HR Interview 

1) Written Exam English (20q): 

(1 to 5 Q)----Comprehension...Very Very easy...everybody will get 5 out 5. 1st read the question and then check for this in paragraphs.. 

(6 to 8Q)----Fill in the Blanks(prepositions**a,an,the) I suggest these books friends to clear 6to 8q and 14 to 16q .... Essential English Grammar by Cambridge University Press(Raymond Murphy)**Orange Color Book..and Lonman dictionary of Common Errors by pearson education.(ND turton, jb heaton)**Blue Color Book...if u have any cat book (ims or CareerForum (i studied)...)...read from that..ok. 

(9 to 11Q)---Antonyms (difficult) 

(12 to 13Q)---Synonyms (difficult)... But already who ever practiced theGre and Cat books can get the correct answers for antonyms and synonyms..(me also) 

(14 to 16Q)---sentence Correction(easy).. 

(17 to 20Q)---Sequence Formation.(easy) 4 sentences will be given..u need to form sequence(ABCD,,,DCBA,,,CDBA..etc) Reasoning (15q): Rs agarwal reasoning 

(21 to 23q)---Syllogisms(easy) 

(24 to 27q)--- puzzles 

(28 to 30q)---classification of diagrams(odd) 

(31 to 35q)---Concentration questions Quant

(15q)RS agarwal quant 36 to 37q---time and distance 38 to 39q---profit and loss 40 to 41q---time and work 42 t043q ---age problems 44 to 45q---mixture and allegations 46 to 47q---Simple interest and compund interest 48 to 49q---shares 50q--simple caculation 


2) Technical Interview-

dinesh: May i come in Sir?? 
sir: pls come in
sir:pls be seated 
dinesh: i kept my file on the floor(do not keep on the table till ask ur file)
sir:Tell me about ur self?
dinesh: said. (Please fill the company application form properly..and u need to remember everything)
sir: What do u do apart from ur academics when u r free?
dinesh:said that i used to teach maths in tutions...and taught hindi, english for 10 th class students...
sir: ok,,good..what is the value of ln64??
dinesh: 6 sir....(he gave this problem beacuse of my above answer)
sir: How c program will be executed??
dinesh: explained using example..
sir: tell me some dbms packages??
dinesh: oracle 9i, oracle 10g
sir: what else??
dinesh:oracle 8i and recently oracle 11g also sir..
sir: apart from oracle??
dinesh: sorry sir, i do not ahave any idea
sir: firfox,dd...etc. dinesh :ok sir
sir:difference between compiler and iterpreter?
dinesh:said
sir:what are the operations in stack and queue?
dinesh:said
sir:where we use double linked list concept?
dinesh:binary search tree..i explained it
sir:well..what is preprocessor?
dinesh:said
sir: tell me some header file?
dinesh: stdio.h, string.h, conio.h
sir:what else?
dinesh:maths.h(but i pronounced it as mass) so,sir asked me to write it on paper....
dinesh:i wrote it as math.h
sir: ok..sir laughed at me..
dinesh: i too laughed..
sir:give difference between graphs and spanning tree?
dinesh:said
sir:what are the operations in stack and queue?
dinesh:said.
sir:explain the bredth first search tree using stacks?
dinesh:i explained
sir: what is rdbms?
dinesh:said
sir:what is sql?
dinesh:said
sir:what r the traversal techniques?
dinesh:said
sir:explain the pointer with an example?
dinesh:said so..finally i got impressed by my answers..aand he as
sir: u answered most of my questions///well
dinesh:thank u sir i do not know. ..suddenly he started to ask hr questions...
sir:how much is the freshers salary in iGATE?
dinesh:i said ppt was not given..
sir:he laughed and asked to tell general salary in all comanies?
dinesh: I said 2.7 to 3 per year
sir:tell me your strenghts?
dinesh:said
sir: when will u marry?
dinesh: i said that after 3 years//
sir:why after 3 years?? now u will get job?? u donot marry??
dinesh:no sir, I kept some goals for myself..then only...blaa.bla...
sir:ok..what is succes?
dinesh: i said related to (myself and family ,,, organization,,,,,society)
sir:how will u be helpful for organization and society?
dinesh:said
sir: how much salary will u expect after 2 years? (he did not forget about salary...still asking)
dinesh: above 4.8 sir
sir: I need range ...is that between 4.8 and 5 or above 4.8
dinesh: between 4.8 and 5
sir: which position u want after 4 years?
dinesh: said that team leader..
sir:ok.well...u r the only son..
dinesh:yes sir...(every interviewer asked this question ...because i mentioned in application form as I do not have any siblings)
sir:ok..dinesh..please wait outside...
dinesh:thank u sir.. one boy came near to me and said that I got selected for second Technical round (it was around 6pm) ***due to power problem in College,, next 2 rounds were conducted in IGATE Office-Hyderabad (jublihills) on next day*** 3) 2nd Technical Round
sir: write algorithm by using single input and print numbers in the form of 198 or 561 dinesh : i explained it using i post increment procedure
sir: explain the forienkey using example?
dinesh:said
sir: do this profit and loss problem??(from written test paper)
dinesh:it was lenghty...so i did not solve it..and i said that i used formula
sir:ok..diffrence between fprintf and fscanf?
dinesh:said
sir:gave some query??and asked me to find some errors in that??
dinesh:i found only some errors..
sir:ok,, difference between C and C++?
dinesh:said
sir: he read my resume and application form and asked that u r the only son??
dinesh:yes sir
sir:ok, please wait outside..
dinesh:thank u sir.. 4) HR Round madam: good morning ..dinesh
dinesh:gd mrg madam madam: tell me what have felt coming to company?
dinesh:said madam:tell me about urself??
dinesh:said madam:did u do any project??
dinesh:said that i will have it in 4thyear-2sem madam:so on whichone will u do in your 4--2(i mean platform??)
dinesh: said java or dotnet madam:ok.suppose i am client..i know dotnet..but i dont know java..how can u convince me to learn java ??
dinesh: said..but she said that she was not satisfied with my answer.. madam:what is ur eamcet rank??
dinesh:said..(she wrote it on my resume..because i did not mention it) madam:do u have anyone working in igate??
dinesh: said (she already knows it.. because i mentioned it in resume) madam:which relation do u with him?
dinesh:said madam:how long will u work for igate??
dinesh:said madam:how can u mark ur self on communication scale??
dinesh: i said 5. madam: why have not u been selected in other companies before iGATE?
dinesh:in infosys(wt), accenture(wt, gd, tech, hr rejected...), maq (wt, gd round, tech rejected), oracle.(30%..cutoff was 35%) madam:what is your aim??
dinesh:said madam:what will u become after 5 years??
dinesh:said madam:i will recruyit you for testing???will u do it ??
dinesh:said that ok.. madam:tell me about igate??
dinesh: said that mastech was renamed as iGATE...(50thtop black book) madam:founded in 1980 or not??
dinesh:1980 madam:renamed in 2000??
dinesh:yes madam madam: 50 th rank on book?? or board???
dinesh:book madam:we did not give the ppt due to power porblem..from where did u know all these??
dinesh:website madam:ok..suppose you been selected in google???which one will u prefer??
dinesh:igate.. madam:why??
dinesh:like hometown...if i got job in vijayawada and hyderabad?? i prefer vij only madam:ok, well...if it is after 6 years????
dinesh:igate..only madam.. madam:why???
dinesh:iam very comfortable with this company/// madam:what you think that will you be selected for igate or not???
dinesh:i said just ok... madam:what are your subjects
dinesh:dbms, c, c++ madam:you did not learn anything outside?
dinesh:no madam.. madam:you r the only son....
dinesh:she is very friendly..so asked her that why madam in every i got same question??? madam:dinesh...only one means (...to know about ur interpersonal skills)
dinesh: beacuse of my lonelyness at home, i am friendly with everybody... madam I said that when i was studying 1oth class in bhashyam.. I had most of the friends from my 7th class and 8th class...in inter also..and now in hderabad (neighbours) but i said that i know only some juniors in my engineering college due to different community... madam:ok.dinesh..well..do you have any questions??
dinesh: do i need to do any work madam ..before getting into iGATE ? madam: she gave some suggestions and said about training for 3 months///
dinesh:ok .. madam:dinesh ..we will send ur results to ur placement cell (college) by today evening or tomorrow..
dinesh:thank u madam.. madam:ok..thank you..dinesh