Mahindra Satyam  Placement Paper   General - Interview   STCET,Kolkata-26 Feb 2008

Mahindra Satyam  Placement Paper   General - Interview   STCET,Kolkata-26 Feb 2008


  • Posted by  FreshersWorld 
    7 Jan, 2012

    SATYAM PAPER ON 26TH FEBRUARY,2008 AT KOLKATA

    Hi friends, this is Saurav Chakraborty, 6th sem IT from STCET, Kolkata. I attended the Satyam campus drive held on 26-Feb-2008 & was among 38 selected students. I  really want to thank Freshersworld.com for their experiences. This was a exclusive campus drive for our college.
    Rounds:
    1. Aptitude Test (includes puzzles, quanti, Reasoning)
    2. Essay writing (this was along with the procedure of filling of form)
    3. HR
    4.Technical

    STATS:
    Total students attended : 114
    Total students got selected in aptitude test : 72
    Total Students  got selected for technical interview:49
    Finally:  38 

    Aptitude test paper 
    As you would know there is both LOWER & UPPER cut-off. This time cut-offs were between 4 and 9. 
    Aptitude mainly included the chapters : Algorithm, Time & Distance, Problems on Boats, Series, Pipes & Cistern, Bar graph, Compound  interest (from quantitive) , Data sufficiency, Puzzle ,Drawing conclusions  from small paragraphs.
    The aptitude paper was quite tough but if your quantitative is good u can go through. 

    Essay
    We had to write an essay, which was within the procedure of filling the form. We were said to fill the form & write the essay in 4 min. Different topics were given like- Premarital sex, India?s nuke deal, Love marriage v/s Arranged Marriage, Democracy in India, Should cricket be banned in India, etc
    Essay round was not a elimintion round but a good essay increases your chances in the interview. At least it should not have any spelling mistakes and grammatical errors. 

    HR:
    Me: May I cum in?
    Hr: yes plz.
    Me: gud afternoon. He read my essay.
    Hr: which school are u from?
    Me: Vivekananda mission school.
    Hr: give a knowable location?
    Me: it?s opposite to IIM ,kolkata.
    Hr: so why didn?t u join it??
    Me: I haven?t completed my graduation yet and I just want to be a good engineer.
    Hr: ok go for the technicals..

    Technical:
    Me: May I cum in???
    Int: yes .
    Int: so tell me about yourself?
    Me: I said about my schooling, my hobbies, my other interests, etc.
    Int: why shall I take u?
    Me: I am versatile and I can mix with people.
    Int: do you know DBMS?
    Me: no.it?s in my present sem.
    Int: you must have a deep knowledge of it before joining the industry.
    Me: ok sir, I will develop it.
    Int: if I give u a project, how will you go about it?
    Me: I explained him the principles of software development life cycle.
    Int: your major strength?
    Me: my confidence.
    Int: ok your special interest is travelling, so which are the places u have visted?
    Me: I said Rajasthan, Hyderabad, Vizag, Puri, Uttaranchal, Nepal, assam.i went on for 2 mins and told him the places I liked most.
    Int: so do u have any problem shifting to Hyderabad ?
    Me: no. I have none at all.
    Int: thank u.

    The results were declared at 7:00pm .i was one of the lucky 38.friends never drop your confidence; whatever situation u face.This is what I have learned!!!!

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