|AMDOCS PAPER ON 6TH JULY 2007
Hi friends, Amdocs came to our campus for placements on july
6th,2007. This year they have changed the pattern. It was
only 2 hours exam. They have removed the pseudo code
section. Total 7 sections were there – 4 for aptitude and 3
for technical(C/C++/JAVA, sql, unix). They have selected all
the candidates who opted for JAVA in the technical section.
There were 95 questions in total. There was sectional cut
off of 60% for aptitude section. For technical section,
there was no sectional cut off. But in total as usual 60%
cut off was there. The total paper was objective. 0.25
negative marking was there.
1.Analytical Ability – 20q
2.Pattern Matching – 15q
3.Comprehension -- 10q
1.C/C++/Java – We can choose one of them -- 20q
2.SQL -- 15q
3.Unix. – 15q
I remember only very few questions. First two questions
related to sets. In a forest in total 42 animals are there
of which 21 have 4 legs n 30 have horns n 5 have both. Then
1. How many animals are there with only 4 legs
2. How many animals are there with only horns
3. There is a die. We can see only three sides of the die at
a time. When 3 was on the top 2,4 were on the adjacent sides
like that 2 more cases were given and we have to find out
the number which is on the opposite side of 2
5. questions 5-10 are alike. Two statements n one question
will be there. All of them will be having the same options
a. The question can be answered with help of only Statement
b. With help of only Statement II.
c. We need both the statements to answer the questions
d. We can’t answer the question at all.
And I remember some questions among them
What is the value of sin ½ ? n the statements are
What is the value of n?
Questions 12-16 will be having some number conversions. In
general they will give the binary to decimal conversion
indirectly. Like for us they have given the following
In a number system, $ represents 1 and * represents 0. $
when shifted to left , will be multiplied by 2. So 4 is
represented as $** .
And they have given the questions like evaluate the
expression like that. And in another paper I saw that they
have given the same pattern except that @ represents 1 and #
In pattern Matching the following options were there for
A. The expression is same as A&C
B. The expression is same as B&C
C. The expression is same as A&B
D. All are same.
E. None of them are same.
A. nnMMM@7.34 B.nnMMM@734 C. nnMMM@7.34
Be careful in this section
2. In some system + represents *, - represents +, *
represents / and / represents- then evaluate the following
3. Similar kind of question with different system
For Questions 6-10 they have given selection criteria of a
company and we have to find out whether the given candidate
is eligible or not like
The candidate need the following:
1. He should have 60% till 12th in all the examinations
2. He should have minimum of 65% in graduation and 70% in
And he should satisfy atleast one of the following
1. He should have recommendation letter.
2. He should be an athlet in atleast state level
1. Rahul have 62% in 12th , 75% in graduation n 80% in PG.
He was tennis champion in university Level. (Ans: not
Questions 11-15 also have the same type of questions but the
selection criteria is different.
We were given a comprehension related to sequential, direct
memory addressing, indexing n hashing and based on that 10q
1. What is the output?
} (Note: Semicolon is missing after struct)
2.What is the output?
} (Note:I is not a static variable)
3. What is the output?
Some more questions on strings, One question was there on
enumerations …. Like that…..
Most of the questions u can answer only if u know PL/SQL n
with some knowledge of ORACLE.
My seniors told me that in previous papers shell scripting
was not there but this year we have some questions on shell
scripting too. So be prepared for that.
1. What is the output? – shell scripting for loop and
command line arguments
2. One question on $$ -- used for shell variables
3. What happens when we give cal j 1997—j is for jan,
4. One question on pipes using tee