TCS PAPER & INTERVIEW - 01 AUG 2007
Written test was on 1st Aug. Abt 700 students appeared. the test comprised of most questions 4m earlier test paper. there were 3 sets.
The words were Antonyms n Anonyms.. tawdry, brackish, controvert, scanty, banal, indignity, discretion, meagre, incorrigible, misdemenour, indigneous,
the aptitude section need just practice of earlier papers...ques like
# t^2/6+5t+3 find the temperature elapsed between 4am to 9am....
#address of array element in which address of 1st element is given...based on formula base address+number of bytes req.((no. of rows -1)* no.of columns+(no.of columns-1))... see that it is row major order or column major order
#a simple series problem
#which of d following is an integer type..4 fractions were given
#greatest prime number of 6,7,8,9-bit pattern
(2^6=64 so, ans is 61 likewise)
#3 ques on pie & bar chart(industrial distribution)
#venn diagram ques (no. of students passed in phy, chem, maths.....)
#bucket problem......data packets take 10 milliseconds....20 millisec to be transferred....
#flight problem...latitude & longitude given....to find the local time
#A n B can do 70 papers in 10 hrs. B alone can do 50 papers in 10 hrs. A alone can do 26 papers in.....(ans-13 hrs)
(see these type ques 4m earlier papers)
#student gets 3&3.5 in class exam & 1.2 & 1.45 in final exam respectively.What might be the class marks of 3rd student who got 0 marks in final exam
#A,B,C are 8-bit binary numbers........to find (A-B)UC
#find odd one out
#size of program is given by 4000 *(square root of N).memory is given by sqrt (100*N). if size of program is increased by 1%.find % increase in memory(ans-0.5)
#to find base of a number whose decimal equivalent is given
Reasoning section comprised of questions exactly 4m GRE Barrons model test papers (12th edition) like
a)motorist... 3ways to go from A to C...toll free highway etc...
b)red n brown marriage
c)all g's are h....
d)few people speak spanish, italian....
We had 2 wait a lot before results were out.. few weren't selected 4 the interview.
Tech n HR interview: they adopted 2 methods.. some gave combined interview (tech n HR). most gave 2 rounds of interview.
u can b asked to say abt ur fav subject. so prepare well on those subjects. most ques were 4m C++, DBMS, Data Structures, Operating System, C, Java.(we r from MCA)
# aggregation(4m dbms)
# deadlock avoidance(banker's algo)
# program of linked list
# friend function, copy constructor, operator overloading, multiple inheritance, virtual function
# types of polymorphism
# types of sorting algo
# sql queries
# Unix commands
# concurrency control, authorization, joins in dbms, diff between dbms n rdbms
# diff between structure n union.wich is better n why
# storage classes
# diff between procedure n function
# OOP features,diff between encapsulation n encryption(1st i was confused but then i said these r 2 diff things n i explained...they'll try 2 confuse u)
HR Interview (listen 2 the ppt given by them carefully n u can add points 4m their ppt into ur interview.this sounds good n shows ur sincerity)
# Abt urself (prepare this ques very well coz mind this is d best ques 2 make ur impression on them)
# ur hobbies
# why tcs
# ur weaknesses
# wat u can add 2 r company
# r u ready 4 relocation
# which technology wud u prefer(like R n D ,appln dev.)
# rate urself on a scale of 1-10
# rate the interviewer
# do u think dat u'll b selected
# if there is year-gap prepare a solid reason
# finally they'll say 2 ask a ques.
The result came on 3rd Aug (at 5.30 pm). Finally 285 were selected.we were among those 285. Your confidence is the only key to get into TCS....So be confident.
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