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Hi Friends

I would like to thank u for organizing such a wonderful group especially for freshers.

i got placed in HCL Technologies ,Chennai...

I was called for HCL techonologies OFF- campus written test on 16th sun sep anna university.

Question paper:

Basic computer knowledge;

1. No. of registers in 8086 micrpprocessors - 16.

2. 1 Mb memory = 16 bytes.

3. Thrashing - swaping in and out.......... choice a is ans.

4.error recovery- datalink layer.

5. UDP upper layer protocol
a.ARP b. DNS c. Telnet d. all of the above. ans: b DNS

6.CD writer is plced in which hardware type: ISO 9660

7.A question on post order traverse- given a tree: ans: c


C- fundammentals.

1. using strlen() and sizeof() function.

2. using stuct

3.using array.
int x[5]={5,4,3}, *p
printf("%d %d %d",&x[1],&x[2],&x[3]);

4.I/O management . more questions from printf and scanf
int a;
what is the output.

5.More questions on compilation erroe and garbage errors.

6. poninters to function and function to pointers like *p(*char), (*p)( ) to find the errors.

7. based on lenth of datatypes and address to char, int, long integer in ponters..
char:- 1byte
int: 2
float: 4
long int 4

8. based on ascii value comparison.
if ch>='A'&&ch<='Z'

c- analysing.

1. questions on stuctures with pointers.

2. poniters on arrays.

3.Linked list using pointers.

4.File management in c.

5. to find strln and sizeof given characters in ponters.

Aptitude is very very easy.

1. Puzzle.

2.Decodind encoding.

4. Odd man out: Which one of the following is not a kitchen vessel.
ans:Altep- petal (flower's part) tha annwer is  shuffled like this.

5. Based on time, distance, clock.

6. sin(cosx)= cos(sinx); based this 4 options.

7. Data interpretation.

8. Finding odd out from the given figure.

I cleared the written test. Then i was called for technical interview.

On 25th OCT 2005
Technical interview was one hour. HR was 45 mts.
I answered almost for all questions. I had cleared the technical round.

The technical questions were.

1. Tell about ur self other than academic side.

2. Tell about ur project.- I explained detailly....... He was satisfied...What is its use. I said we can develop search engine. Is it possible to develop search engine for image. yes.
other applications........ film industry? How - i explained......

3.About RTOS.- hard / soft/ expalin with ex.

4. Give Realtime example.- fully automatic washing machine

5. Give sysytem side example.- lynx OS

6. Diffrence between array and linked list.- incase of array we have to explicily define the size of the array.
linked list is refrenxed by pointers. Each node consists of item and adress of the next item.

7.What is cirular linked list.the address of the last node is point to the first item.

8.In Which OS  do u xp

9. Windows Xp is how many bit OS.- 32

10. What is the advance features in winxp. -inbuild firewall, all device drivers are inbuid.

11.One puzzle. There are 5 lit and 3 lit cans. U have to use both the cans to fill the drum for 4lit which is unlimited size.
 I solved it. Other method ???? I expalined

 12.Diffrence between multitasking and multiprogramming.- I only told about mititasking.I couldnot able to explain multiprogramming.

13.Types of networks.- wireless - wire- peer to peer, pont to point

14.Topologies.- mesh, star, ring, bus. Which one is best.? i said hub- star. How??????? I explained.....

15.Medium.- Guided, un guided. give example. Types.???

16. Sattelite communication.-- repeater???

17. Questions from Inplant training in HCL and ITI.What do u observed there.

16.New network technology.wi-fi. GSM, GPRS, GPS- explained.

17. How cell phone works.

18.About wireless networks.

19.Why the signal becomes week.--- hand off mechanism.. soft handoff ? Hard handoff?????

20.what is HTTP.What are its commands. request, reply, echo request, echo reply,

21.What is HEAP.- tree used to exchange the data.

22.What u done so far for past months after u had received ur result???? I expalined.

23.What are the languages do u know. C, java.

24.What is the disadvantage to get a file from remote computer in a distributed environment.
tftp -UDp i said. Which is reliable: TCP- FTP- explained .

25. Why CN and OS are ur area of interest. How much u scored.

26.VB,SQL,RAtional rose are ur curriculam subject??????????????/
yes... Good

27. Anything u have tell me or anything u have ask me. I asked, In What kind of projects i wiil be assist on.He told that HCL is doing all kinds of projects. Let us wait and see.

28. Thank u pravin. Thank u sir. See u sir.

I was selected. Just he signed that REVIEW SELECTED.

Then second round HR.
mostly we spoke in tamil.

1.tell about ur family, ur character and what kind of person ur.

2.What u have done as Tamil mandram secretary.

3. Tell me one kavithai.

4. He asked about thirukkural.

5.He asked me to tell the first kavithai.

6.What is SUCCESS.

7.What is Proffessional.

8.He just said me a thirukural and aksed me to repeat. Just to check my listening and observing capaciy.

9.What is ur aim.

10.What type of events do u have  conducted in inter collegiate cultural meet.

11.What is comminication.

12.How will u judge a proffesional internally and externally.e charaterwise and external apperence wise.

13.Wheather u have published any kavithai (poetry) book.

14. Do u have more friends.

15 What about girls.

16. Anything u have to ask me. i asked when i can get the offer letter.and when i can know the result.
he said u will be getting good news thr mail.
i came out with 100% confidence.

Then i was waiting for 4 months .. then atlast I got offer from HCL technlogies.
and my joining date is :  Mar 8 2006.

18 months agreement. for first 12 months .... 170000 is the salary ie.. approx..15,000 per month. Then there will be increment.

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