(Paper) Tech Mahindra | Placement Paper (Aptitude, Technical) - 21.01.10

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Tech Mahindra | Placement Paper (Aptitude, Technical) - 21.01.10

Company Name : Tech Mahindra
Type : Fresher
Exam/Interview Date : 21-Jan-2010
No of Rounds : Aptitude Test, Techincal Round-1, Techincal Round-2
Location : Chennai

Job Interview, Question Paper Writeup. : Hi friends i attended the tech mahindra recruitment process on 21-01-2010. It consist of four rounds

  • On line Test
  • Technical Interview-1
  • Technical Interview-2
  • HR

Online Test consist of 100 questions

  • 35 Q's from logical reasoning-Non verbal
  • 20 Q,s from logical reasoning-Verbal
  • 15 q's from quantitative apps
  • 10 Q's from reading comprehension
  • 10 Q's Englsh-1
  • 10 Q's English-2

The tech-1 interview was very easy the hr's tried to get some answers from us they asked only basic and your technical strengths and project and paper presentation .. all the persons who attended this interview were forwarded to next round...

In Tech-2 he asked me the technical strengths(he expects more than three) i told ds,os,c,c++ then he asked me rated myself in those subjects after that he shoot out the following questions


  • what is spanning tree
  • did you heard about Travelling sales man problem
  • what is shortest path
  • what is BFS DFS
  • explain prim's algorithm
  • what is linked list and doubly linked list
  • What is the advantage and disadvantage of doubly linked list
  • write the code for finding no of elements in a circular linked list
  • what are the types of traversals


  • what is shell
  • what schedulling algorithm is used in Unix
  • how will you avoid dead lock(Banker's algorithm)
  • what is the difffernce between an interupt and function call
  • differ between multi user and multitasking
  • there are two programs one is os and another one is an application, in a single processor system what will be executed only the os or only the application or both the os and application.. and how?
  • Is there any chance of deadlock in C


  • is it possible to store different type of variables in a single array?
  • int a=10;
    int b;
    will it show an error
  • what are the stoge class in C and tel the scope and life time of it?

Finally in hr Round

  • Intriduce urself
  • read this bond after that sign it.......

By : Gowtham KS