Mahindra Satyam  Placement Paper   Whole Testpaper   St.THOMAS COLLEGE OF ENGG,KIDDERPORE, KOLKATA-5 Aug 2006

Mahindra Satyam  Placement Paper   Whole Testpaper   St.THOMAS COLLEGE OF ENGG,KIDDERPORE, KOLKATA-5 Aug 2006


  • Posted by  FreshersWorld 
    7 Jan, 2012

    SATYAM PAPER ON 5th AUGUST 2006  AT  KOLKATA
     
    Hi friends! This is SRIMOYEE  LAHIRI from the COLLEGE OF ENGG.&MGMT.,KOLAGHAT(W.B)& I've been selected at the pooled campus drive for SATYAM,held on 5th AUGUST,2006,at the St.Thomas College of Engineering,Kolkata.The paper consisted of General Short passage reading,Quantitive Aptitude & Analytical and Logical Reasoning.Time alloted was only 30 mins.Total no. of questions:-15.The paper was a lengthy one. There was -ve marking of 0.25 per wrong answer.It was easy 4 me coz I'm preparing 4 the CAT exam.I answered 10. GD & HR were on the next day.
     
    A)       GENERAL PASSAGE READING
    This is the easiest part.anyone can do it if he/she has proficiency in English.Consult ur study materials 4 the CAT or any other similar exam.there was one on architects in India,others were on body immunity& hospitals.
     
     
    B)       QUANTITIVE APTITUDE 
    Manageable only if u r acquainted with the CAT pattern & books like R.S AGGRAWAL are amply suitable.sums were on dist,speed&time,boats&streams,pipes&cisterns,co-ordinate geometry,general geometry,pie-charts,age problems,etc.so u must go through R.S AGGRAWAL vividly. keep all formulae at the tips of ur fingers.
     
     
    C)      REASONING
    The toughest part.plz be slow but steady 2 answer this section.practice 4m BARRON'S.but don't expect 2 get common q's.i remember dat one was on red&green hats.
     
     
           **ESSENTIAL STRATEGIES 
    1) U needn't answer all q's.just do 7-8 correctly.cut-off is usually 7(may vary).
    2) Decide which q's can be solved at single chance.don't waste ur time on a particular q.just go along with the rest if u get stuck at one.
    3) Don't make wild guesses coz of -ve marking.
    4) Think +ve & be confident.
     
     
    D)   GROUP DISCUSSION
         Just speak logically and confidently 2 express ur views.Either start or conclude the topic.Make sure dat u contribute some good pts. They emphasise on ur communication&logical skill.each grp has 10 members.2-3 got selected 4m each grp coz GD is the main elimination round.our topic was easy-Population in India is an increasing manace.
    E)    HR
    1) introduce urself.
    2) wht's the meaning of ur name?(4tunately i knw the meaning of my own name!!!)
    3) why Satyam?(plz try 2 knw the company profile very well.)
    4) u r a student of ELECTRONICS&INSTR.so why do u wnt 2 enter s/w industry?(plz prepare this ans well if u r 4m hardcore stream.)
    5)hobbies,achievements& aspirations.
    6)r u ready 4 relocation?(i said dat i'll go even if i'm given ALASKA.)
    7)few technical q's.they'll show interest abt ur project.plz be well informed abt ur vocational training&project.
    8)if u join any s/w firm,wht wud u prefer as ur dream project?
       This is all i can recollect.i request u dat never let ur dreams fade away......be confident & work hard.u'll get wht u wnt.
        'Bye & all the best 2 u all.....
     

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