IBM Interview Experience - Noida 10 Feb, 2017
IBM visited our college in Noida for the recruitment of Associate System Engineer. It was two days process.
270 students participated in the placement process
The selection process was carried out in three steps:
1. Online Test.
2. Psychometric Test.
3. Technical & HR Interview.
 Online Test:
The online test was just like aptitude test. It consisted of three subjects:
a) Series completion: There were 18 questions from series. Some sample questions are:
-> 2, 7, -35, 7, 12, -60, 5, 10, ?
-> 2, 3, 10, 15, 26, ?
-> 0.03, 0.0018, 0.00108, 0.00648, ?
-> -5, 1, -11, 23, 29, 17, -20, -14, ?
-> 2, 1/3, 2/3, 6, 7, ?, 3, ?, 14, 20, 1/5, 4, ?
-> 40, 39, 37, 33, 26, 15, ?
b) Quantitative aptitude: This also consisted of 18 questions. The questions were from topics, like percentage, profit loss, volume etc.
c) Business communication: It had total 22 questions which were divided into two parts, 21 objective type questions and 1 subjective question.
Samples of objective questions are:
- Subjective question asked us to write the format of a business letter.
- The total time for each question was 2 minutes and 15 seconds.
- 105 students were shortlisted for the next round.
 Psychometric Test:
This round is also called WSI. Work Style Inventory. In this 100 questions were asked related to day-to-day. Life situations and how we tackle them. Those were simple but tricky.
There was no time limit provided for this.
This was also an elimination round. Around 75 students were selected for the interview process.
 Technical & HR Interview:
Both interviews were conducted at one time. But, before attempting interview, you have to take your biometric test and submit one government ID proof along with CV.
In interview, I was asked about introduction, hobbies, one situational question and rest were from technical sections.
As my resume had a mention of exams I had taken, he asked my score & rank.
Confirmation mail was received by us after 48 hours. 60 students made it to IBM.
Some important tips that will help you crack the test and interview:
Prepare well for the series and quantitative aptitude as they were a bit difficult. You will be given time limit and no negative marking.
There will be system in-built device so, no need to take your personal electronic devices, like scientific calculators or mobile phones during the test.
For interview purpose, take your government ID proof and CV.
Go through your CV. You can expect questions from it.
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