birlasoft pattern & interview – 28 feb 2007 – faridabad
I got recruited for BirlaSoft on 28th February 2007..it ws a two day jont campus drive….
First day we had an aptitude test and a group disussion..
The Aptitude test consisted of 50 questions.. first 20-25 (exactly i don remember) were technical.. first three questions were on conversion 4m hexadecimal to octal, binary and…there were ques on dbms as wht is denormalization.., ques on java,C,C++…bt don wry guys…they were simple..
Then nxt ws quant..ques on alligation, speed and distance. profit and loss, 1q on probability.. time and wrk..
Next were ques on English…they were pretty simple..choose the wrong sentence, synonyms, and associate the meanings wd d phrases given..
The paper didn take mch time..it was easily completed in an hour..and for the non it/cse students don wry bt the technical part..u tooo……can get thru ds. i too am an ece student…….
The results for aptitude were announced wdin two hours…….so we didn hav to wait mch….. and ha.cutoff for the paper ws arnd 40..
next ws the group discussion round…the topics for the gd were
future of IT industry in india
should ganguly be the captain of indian cricket team
shilpa shetty vs jade goody at big brother
love marriagesvs arranged marriages
and there were some abstract topics as wel……
The next day we had a ppt fst and then technical cum hr interview.. they started with simple hr ques…i ws asked to describe my cv..i did. they asked me q on my cv…then being an ece student they asked me abt the communication system…hw does comm happen..i xlnd transmitter, receive nd bla bla..
what are analog and digital signals
advantages of digital over analog……..he asked me to xpln in laymans language..
exmples of where are we using these signals..
i told analog at homes and digital in comp
wht type of signals are used in mobiles..
though i guessed it rt as digital bt he told earlier we were using analog bt nw digital..
some ques on optical fibres, their advantages..
he told me he was satisfied wd my knowledge bt electronics..
and then sm q on c…wt r data structures, wht is block. wht is page statement, explain float…
then i ws asked if i m comfortable wd C…..i told i am…
then sm hr ques..
hw do u define success, hw many frenz u have, and ur positives…do u read nwspaper….sm budget nws as budget ws out dose daz…and few mr simple hr ques..
we had to wait 4 the result for about 3-4 hrs…….. and finally i ws selected… out of 1600 students who appeared for the aptitude test 24 were selected…….and i ws one of those….