CTS PATTERN & INTERVIEW - 25 NOV 2006 - HYDERABAD
I am kavitha...I am very glad to say tht I got placed in CTS with god's grace..after a struggle of 6 months.. This is my 4th company in 6 months..
Regarding written test :
Go through CAT material and also R S agrwal verbal and non verbal reasoning book..
In CAT material..
Solve LOGICAL DEDUCTION problems and VENN DIAGRAMS and also data sufficiency .... Solve CUBE painting problems from R S agarwal..verbal and non verbal reasoning book..its more than enough..
And there will be some decimal to binary conversion problems.. its of 5 marks..its dead easy so no need of pre preparation..
And they will give u some seating arrangement problems...its also easy to solve..
Problems on Picture based ODD man out and next diagram prediction.. its of 8 to 10 marks.. dead easy..
And Regarding ENGLISH section---- They will give U 2 Reading comprehensions..each one is of 5 marks..
5 marks for ----jumbled scentences and 5 marks for Finding out correct and incorrect scentences.. this section consists of 20 marks ..and it's a little bit tough...section..
Thts all the written test..Its dead easy to get through the test..
Just prepare for cube problems and venn diagram and logical deduction problems.. thts it..
This is my CTS interview....( held on 25th Nov, Hyderabad). It lasts for 30 to 40 min..(only my interview) remaining all are 10 to 15 min..only.. so don't worry..they wont extend..
hr: tell me sth abt ur self?
hr: explain abt ur btech project?
hr: what is a webserver?
hr: what is HTTP protocol? and how it works?
hr: what is IP address?
hr: whats is tcp/ip ?
hr: what s ur hobbies?
me: surfing the net and making new friends...
hr: what do u search generally?
me: blog searching...
hr: what type of blogs do u serach?
me: sir, I search not only IT blogs...but also I search for another areas...
I hav explained one student blog ...in which he has mentioned his project work...
hr: I think organising the functions is one of ur hobbies?
me: yes.... sir....I hav organised many functions in my college days...
hr: how do U organise a function? and whats ur role ?
hr: if u hav an issue among the organinsing team then how do u handle such type of issues? generally what approach u follow?
hr: Suppose if u r working in a team and some of guys r not working properly......but u need to complete the project.... how do u manage such type of situations?
me: I ll encourage ..those guys to work for their individual growth as well as companies growth...
hr: r u selfish?
me: no sir...I ll not be selfish...and I help them defenetly, if I hav knowledge in tht area...
hr: R U a hardworking gal or intelligent gal?
me: I am 50% hardworking and also 50% intelligent.
Sir, hardwork will alone not sufficient as well as intelligence will not alone suficient to became a succesfull person. So I done both throught my academics.......blah..blah..
hr: How can a person called as a INTELLIGENT? How one can improve their INTELLIGANCE?
me: Sir, its totally depends on individual intrest. If one hav intrest in some field.. he will defenetly try to collect more inormation in tht perticular feild and always try to learn new and innovative things ... This develops the intelligence......( I think he has impressed with this answer...)
hr: U hav mentioned tht u guide the people around u in a right direction ....so how do u guide? Can U explain it?
me: I hav explained tht with an example ....
hr: How do u convince others?
hr: Whst ur achivements?
hr: What do u expect from CTS?
me: I hav repeated the same thing what ever I hav written on the day of written test.( we shuld justify what ever we hav written on tht day..... this decides ur HR interveiw...)
hr: How can U say tht U r flexible?
me: sir..I can work in any of ur branches through out india. tht proves my flexibility.......He gave a smile.....for my answer..
hr: If I am going to select U ... then can U say whats ur strongest point ..? and wht quality is going to help u in getting the job?
me: Sir....my academic background is sooo good .... obviously this is my stongest point...( he wants the same answer from my side..and he has decided to select me on tht basis...thts y I hav told like tht..)
hr: yaa thts ...true..kavitha..
hr: Do u follow Curent affirs?
me: yes sir I follow...
hr: ok tell me some burning topic?
me: I gave a covering answer to my mistake....( my mistake is - actually I dint read any news paper since last 3 months....so I dont know even a single current topic...... so be frank while giving the answers...okkkkk)
hr: ok..How do u manage U r time?
me: Sir most of my time goes for my studies....and rest of time I spent with my freinds and parents... But preference goes to my studies....
hr: what subject u hav in ur BTECH..?
me: I hav edc and micro processor..etc etc...
hr: what is a micro processor? how it works internally?
me: I hav explained abt address bus and data bus....(but I dont hav grip on this subject.....and he is observing our confidance level not the depth in subject)
hr: ok What is the latest micro processor?
me : mmmm....I remained calm ....(bcoz i dont know...)
hr: whats the diffenece b/w C and CPP and java?
hr: what is malloc and calloc?
hr: how do u allocate memory in c and CPP?
me: in C using -malloc and calloc
in CPP we allocate meeory using New operator..
hr: How do u allocate memory in JAVA?
me: by craeting an OBJECT to tht particular class...
hr: whats difference betweeen process and thread?
me: Process can be intitialised autimatically bt where as threads cant be initialized automatically.....
hr: How can U initialize the Thread?
me: Sir ..I know only basics of Java...as I am from ECE background...
hr: ok then leve it...whats the diffrenece b/w VECTOR and arrayLIST?
me: I dint answer to this Question also
hr: Do u know any one CTS?
me: Yes sir.....my brother's friend is working in CTS....
hr: generally students do last day study(one day bating) during their BTECH...right?
me: yes sir...
hr: so what abt U...?
me: sir....I 'll not belong to tht group sir. I ll learn concepts through out semister and at the time of exams I ll apply those concepts in exams.....
hr: write a C program to Swap 2 munbers with out using temp variable?
Me: I hav written..
Thts all my interview...
It was soooo cooool......just they r checking our confidance level. So give the answers with 100% confidance whether its right or wrong..okkkk
One more suggestion- be prepared with what ever u hav written on written test day. Tht may be hobbies or extracurricular activities or software exposure..ok..and u hav to justify each and every thing with an example.. And also prepare company profile very well..tht becomes ur +ve point.. Don't forget to carry ur provisional certificate.. its VERY VERY imp on the day of Interview..
Ok I wish u ALL THE BEST for ur color full future...
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