CTS PATTERN & INTERVIEW - 29 OCT 2006
This is Anusha. I have got selected for CTS conducted on 29th of October. The results of written test were announced on 30th. My interview date was on 9th of Nov. So, I prepared well and by god's grace, my panel was very very cool and friendly. i answered all the questions with confidence. Finally, I got selected for CTS. I am giving the full details of the selection process here.
U 'll be given with a sheet. u have to fill it carefully, bcoz the HR qns 'll be asked through this sheet. it consists of
> ur details, acadamics etc.
> software orientation(languages)
> interests,achievements and hobbies
> strengths n weaknesses(Careful abt this.u may get qns frm this mostly)
> Expectations frm CTS
> short term n long term goals with cts
> skills required to lead the s/w position
-> Written test consists of 3 sections.We had no negative marking that day.
1) Verbal Section (25 questions-20 mins)
2) Analytical Section (25qns-30 mins)
3) Reasoing (25qns-25mins)
-->Verbal Section consists of 2 passages each consists of 5 qns.Next,5 qns in which 4 options were given and we have to find out the correct one.and next 5,find out wrong sentence.and the rest r ,arranging the following sentences in correct order.
->5 qns on venn diagrams
->5 on seating arrangement
->some data sufficiency prob.s
->6 to 7 like 1 represents $,0 represents *(for this u need fast calculation)
->4 qns on cubes.(This is not simple.i didn't do this.see cubes prob.s in R.S.Aggarwal)
->And 4 r normal aptitude qns.(u can do this very easily)
***For this section, prepare R.S.Aggarwal quant and verbal and non-verbal reasoning.
-->Reasoning Section was a bit easy.
->first 6 to 7 qns r like all cats r dogs,all dogs r rats,some dogs r ___this type of qns(conclusions)
->odd man out figures(10 qns)
->one reasoning passage.u can draw tabular form and can easily answer this.
**For written test, time plays a vital role. So, practise well the previous papers and CAT material if available.
%%Interviews were conducting from nov 4th to 9th.Mine was on last day i.e.,9th. They arranged the interviews based on ID no.s.
I reached the Block where our interviews were conducted at 1:00pm, as my reporting time was 3:00 pm. I waited there and i was called at 4'o clock to my panel.
me:Good afternoon sir,
he:yes. good afternoon, pls be seated
me:said thank u n got the seat
he:tell me abt urself, ur family background n achievements etc
me:As i prepared, i told clearly.
he:wts ur EAMCET rank?
he:good.Wt was ur final year project n explain it
me:explained it for 5 to 6 mins. He didn't ask any qns regarding this.
he:good, then he saw the languages which i had written on the sheet given at the time of written test. r u perfect in DS?
he:explain binary search?
me:i explained it without any gap
he:tell me abt quick sort process
me:i said confidently
he:diff. b/w structures n unions.
me:structure is an entity in which each member is allocated with memory,where as in union,highest sized datatype member is allocated with mem. and all other members r using this memory.
he:ok.advantages of structures
me:i took student record as an example and explained.mainly,handling of data is easy and code is legible.
he:wt is the diff. b/w static n dynamic mem. allocation?
me:i told it n mentioned malloc, calloc for dynamic allocation.
he:can we use malloc to allocate mem for arrays?
me:here i made a mistake.i confidently said yes.again he asked,i told yes.
me:i started ptr variable equal to.........etc but i rememberd in the middle that calloc is used to allocate mem for arrays.
he:yes.that's right.ok.can u use pionters in structures?
me:in linked lists,to reference the next node address, we use ptrs in structures and gave some explanation.
he:explain OOPS concepts?
me:i said classes, objects, abstraction, encapsulation, inheritance, polymorphism, dynamic binding, message passing.
he:explain dynamic binding?
me:first i said binding and after dynamic binding explanation
he:ok.explain abstraction, encapsulation, polymorphism each in single sentence
me:i explained as he asked
he:finally, he told thats all from my side anusha, any qns from ur side?
me: yes sir. why cts is not entering into EMBEDDED side, as it is providing services in many industries like off-shore developement, bpo, testing sol. Health care, finance etc.As an ECE student,i am eager to know this. R there any future projects in embedded side sir,
he:i think he really impressed by this qn n said it was a very good qn, and gave some explanation abt this. i nodded my head.
me:n asked 2 other qns.
he:gave answer to this also
me:i just keep calm
me:i said thanq sir(with smile)
**This was my interview lasted for 20 to 25 mins. I answered each qn asked by him but,he is so friendly. Only thing is CONFIDENCE n MAINTAINING FIRM EYE CONTACT. don't feel tension while going to attend. prepare thoroughly in each n every aspect. This is the secret of coming confidence. go through diff. sites regarding HR n TECHNICAL qns n prepare meticulously before going to interview.
@@@Thanks for reading my article with patience.
ALL THE VERY BEST TO every one. meet at COGNIZANT.bye.
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