Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTS) Interview Experience - Vijayawada K L University, September 20, 2014
1. Aptitude (Reasoning) - 30 questions.
2. Verbal - 25 questions.
Cutoff will be 50% in verbal and 55-60% in reasoning.
1. Coding and Decoding 4 problems.
2. Syllogisms all are of 2 statements better to follow Venn diagrams method.
3. Data interpretation.
4. Critical Reasoning.
1. Two passages.
2. Select correct statement among the given.
3. Select incorrect statement among the given.
Better to do incorrect and correct statements first and then go for passages next don't read the full passage the passage will be very easy and all the questions will be asked directly from the passage so read the question and find the keyword in the question then you will get the answers very quickly.
In reasoning the time matters a lot who manages his time in reasoning can crack the exam.
I completed the exam at 10 o'clock in morning they divided into batches and the results are announced at 5 o'clock. I cracked the written.
The next day 20th September TR and HR rounds little bit tensed by contacting my seniors they said if you get through the TR round you are all most done but it needs a bit of luck too and my TR follows. I was called for TR at 4.30 PM
Me: Good Evening sir!
Interviewer: Good evening man, how do you do?
Me: Fine sir.
Interviewer: Introduce yourself?
Me: Told. Better include your strengths and weaknesses and prepare some real time examples for them.
Interviewer: Are you comfortable in C Language?
Me: Yes sir.
Interviewer: what are your projects?
Interviewer: Write a Program for Armstrong number?
Interviewer: Difference between C and C++ ?
Interviewer: Given a sequence and asked to sort them using any sorting techniques?
Me: I sorted them using Insertion Sort.
Interviewer: I want program brother
Interviewer: What are ACID properties?
Interviewer: Do you know joinings in DBMS?
Me: yes sir.
Interviewer: Ok, explain them.
Me: Told. Using an example.
Interviewer: What are SQL commands?
Interviewer: Difference between Microprocessor and Microcontroller?
Interviewer: What is Polymorphism?
Interviewer: In a field there are 200 legs and 80 heads then can you say how many cows and pigeons are there in the field?
Let us take cow=c, pigeons=p.
As cow has four legs take it as 4c and pigeon as 2p so 4c+2p=200, c+p=80.
By solving these two we get c=20 and p=60.
Interviewer: Do you have any questions?
Interviewer: Ok, you are done.
Me: Nice to meet you sir.
After my TR asked wait in a room for the result, i got through TR and the called me for HR.
Me: Good evening sir!
Interviewer: Good evening and asked me to introduce yourself.
Interviewer: Why CTS?
Interviewer: Who's the CEO?
Me: Francisco D'souza.
Interviewer: Who's the founder?
Me: Kumar Mahadevan.
Interviewer: What's the revenue?
Me: $8 Billion.
Interviewer: Where's the head quarters?
Me: US, New-Jersey.
Interviewer: Where do you want to see yourself after 10 years?
Interviewer: Ok, you are done for the day. Any questions?
Interview: Ok, you can leave for the day.
Me: Thank you sir.
Finally by god's grace. I got placed. Hope this will be helpful experience for everyone.
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