Hai Chetanaites,

I am Dinesh Reddy Kasu and I appeared in a iGATE placement recruitment drive held in our college "Muffakham Jah College of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad , Banjarahills" from 22 to 23rd july 2008


I am very happy that I finally got placement after some (Infosys, Accenture, Oracle, Maq) rejections. So all of u who are feeling dishearted cheerup.. because it is all matter of luck... every one would get a chance.. this is my 5th company.. Finally selected 27 and I am in those selected students.. Thanks to God..


The selection procedure consists of 4 Rounds.

 1) Written Test(English20+Reasoning15+Quant15)duration--1hour...

 2) Technical Interview

 3) Technical Interview

 4) HR Interview


1) Written Exam

English (20q):

     (1 to 5 Q)----Comprehension...Very Very easy...everybody will get 5 out 5.

                               1st read the question and then check for this in paragraphs..


     (6 to  8Q)----Fill in the Blanks(prepositions**a,an,the)


     I suggest these books friends to clear 6to 8q and 14 to 16q ....


     Essential English Grammar by Cambridge University Press(Raymond Murphy)** Orange Color Book..and Lonman dictionary of Common Errors by pearson education.(ND turton, jb heaton)**Blue Color Book...if u have any cat book (ims or CareerForum (i studied)...)...read from that..ok.


      (9 to 11Q)---Antonyms (difficult)


      (12 to 13Q)---Synonyms (difficult)...

But already who ever practiced theGre and Cat books can get the correct answers  for antonyms and synonyms..(me also)


     (14 to 16Q)---sentence Correction(easy)..


     (17 to 20Q)---Sequence Formation.(easy)

                         4 sentences will be given..u need to form sequence(ABCD,,,DCBA,,,CDBA..etc)


Reasoning (15q): Rs agarwal reasoning

  (21 to  23q)---Syllogisms(easy)


  (24 to 27q)--- puzzles


  (28 to 30q)---classification of diagrams(odd)


  (31 to 35q)---Concentration questions


  Quant(15q)RS agarwal quant


  36 to 37q---time and distance


  38 to 39q---profit and loss


  40 to 41q---time and work


   42 t043q ---age problems


   44 to 45q---mixture and allegations


   46 to 47q---Simple interest and compund interest


   48 to 49q---shares


   50q--simple caculation

2) Technical Interview-1


    Dinesh: May i come in Sir??

    sir: pls come in


    sir:pls be seated

    dinesh: i kept my file on the floor(do not keep on the table till ask ur file)


    sir:Tell me about ur self?

    dinesh: said.


    (Please fill the company application form properly..and u need to remember everything)


   sir: What do u do apart from ur academics when u r free?

   dinesh:said that i used to teach maths in tutions...and  taught hindi, english for 10 th class students...


   sir: ok,,good..what is the value of ln64??

   dinesh: 6 sir....(he gave this problem beacuse of my above answer)


   sir: How c program will be executed??

   dinesh: explained using example..


   sir: tell me some dbms packages??

   dinesh: oracle 9i, oracle 10g


   sir: what else??

   dinesh:oracle 8i and recently oracle 11g also sir..


  sir: apart from oracle??

  dinesh: sorry sir, i do not ahave any idea


  sir: firfox,dd...etc.

  dinesh :ok sir


  sir:difference between compiler and iterpreter?



  sir:what are the operations in stack and queue?



  sir:where we use double linked list concept?

  dinesh:binary search tree..i explained it


  sir:well..what is preprocessor?



  sir: tell me some header file?

  dinesh: stdio.h, string.h, conio.h


  sir:what else?

  dinesh:maths.h(but i pronounced it as mass)


  so,sir asked me to write it on paper....

  dinesh:i wrote it as math.h


  sir: ok..sir laughed at me..

  dinesh: i too laughed..


  sir:give difference between graphs and spanning tree?



  sir:what are the operations in stack and queue?



  sir:explain the bredth first search tree using stacks?

  dinesh:i explained


  sir: what is rdbms?



  sir:what is sql?



 sir:what r the traversal techniques?



  sir:explain the pointer with an example?



  so..finally i got impressed by my answers..aand he as


  sir: u answered most of my questions///well

  dinesh:thank u sir


  i do not know. ..suddenly he started to ask hr questions...


  sir:how much is the freshers salary in iGATE?

  dinesh:i said ppt was not given..


  sir:he laughed and asked to tell general salary in all comanies?

  dinesh: I said 2.7 to 3 per year


  sir:tell me your strenghts?



  sir: when will u marry?

  dinesh: i said that after 3 years//


  sir:why after 3 years?? now u will get job?? u donot marry??

  dinesh:no sir, I kept some goals for myself..then only...blaa.bla...


  sir:ok..what is succes?

  dinesh: i said related to (myself and family ,,, organization,,,,,society)


  sir:how will u be helpful for organization and society?



  sir: how much salary will u expect after 2 years? (he did not forget about salary...still asking)

  dinesh: above 4.8 sir


 sir: I need range ...is that between 4.8 and 5 or above 4.8

 dinesh: between 4.8 and 5


 sir: which position u want after 4 years?

 dinesh: said that team leader..


 sir:ok.well...u r the only son..

 dinesh:yes sir...(every interviewer asked this question ...because i mentioned in application form as I do not have any siblings)


 sir:ok..dinesh..please wait outside...

 dinesh:thank u sir..


 one boy came near to me and said that I got selected for second Technical round (it was around 6pm )


 ***due to power problem in College,, next 2 rounds were conducted in IGATE  Office-Hyderabad (jublihills) on next day***

3) 2nd Technical Round


  sir: write algorithm by using single input and print numbers in the form of 198 or 561

  dinesh : i explained it using i post increment procedure


  sir: explain the forienkey using example?



 sir: do this profit and loss problem??(from written test paper)

 dinesh:it was lenghty...so i did not solve it..and i said that i used formula


 sir:ok..diffrence between fprintf and fscanf?



 sir:gave some query??and asked me to find some errors in that??

 dinesh:i found only some errors..


 sir:ok,, difference between C and C++?



 sir: he read my resume and application form and asked that u r the only son??

 dinesh:yes sir


 sir:ok, please wait outside..

 dinesh:thank u sir..

4) HR Round

  madam: good morning ..dinesh

  dinesh:gd mrg madam


  madam: tell me what have felt coming to company?



  madam:tell me about urself??



  madam:did u do any project??

  dinesh:said that i will have it in 4thyear-2sem


   madam:so on whichone will u do in your 4--2(i mean platform??)

   dinesh: said java or dotnet


   madam:ok.suppose i am client..i know dotnet..but i dont know java..how can u convince me to learn java ??

  dinesh: said..but she said that she was not satisfied with my answer..


 madam:what is ur eamcet rank??

 dinesh:said..(she wrote it on my resume..because i did not mention it)


 madam:do u have anyone working in igate??

 dinesh: said (she already knows it.. because i mentioned it in resume)


 madam:which relation do u with him?



 madam:how long will u work for igate??



 madam:how can u mark ur self on communication scale??

 dinesh: i said 5.


 madam: why have not u been selected  in other companies before iGATE?

  dinesh:in infosys(wt), accenture(wt, gd, tech, hr rejected...), maq (wt, gd round, tech rejected), oracle.(30%..cutoff was 35%) http://www.ChetanaS.org

 madam:what is your aim??



 madam:what will u become after 5 years??



 madam:i will recruyit you for testing???will u do it ??

 dinesh:said that ok..


 madam:tell me about igate??

 dinesh: said that mastech was renamed as iGATE...(50thtop black book)


madam:founded in 1980 or not??



madam:renamed in 2000??

dinesh:yes madam


madam: 50 th rank on book?? or board???



madam:we did not give the ppt due to power porblem..from where did u know all these??



madam:ok..suppose you been selected in google???which one will u prefer??




dinesh:like hometown...if i got job in vijayawada and hyderabad ?? i prefer vij only


madam:ok, well...if it is after 6 years????

dinesh:igate..only madam..



dinesh:iam very comfortable with this company///


madam:what you think that will you be selected for igate or not???

dinesh:i said just ok...


madam:what are your subjects

dinesh:dbms, c, c++


madam:you did not learn anything outside?

dinesh:no madam..


madam:you r the only son....

dinesh:she is very  friendly..so asked her that why madam in every i got same question???


madam:dinesh...only one means (...to know about ur interpersonal skills)

dinesh: beacuse of my lonelyness at home, i am friendly with everybody... madam I said that when i was studying 1oth class in bhashyam.. I had most of the friends from my 7th class and 8th class...in inter also..and now in hderabad (neighbours) but i said that i know only some juniors in my engineering college due to different community...


madam:ok.dinesh..well..do you have any questions??

dinesh: do i need to do any work madam ..before getting into iGATE ?


madam: she gave some suggestions and said about training for 3 months///

dinesh:ok ..


madam:dinesh ..we will send ur results to ur placement cell (college) by today evening or tomorrow..

dinesh:thank u madam..


madam:ok..thank you..dinesh