Birla Soft Job Placement
Paper Type : Whole Testpaper
Test Date : 13 March 2007
Test Location : Chitkara Instiute, Rajpura
BIRLA SOFT PAPER ON 13th MARCH
This is Neha Narula, pre-final year (CSE) student.
Finally I got thru BIRLASOFT
TYPE : JOINT CAMPUS
VENUE : Chitkara Instiute,Rajpura
DATE : 13March, 2007
Whole procedure consisted of 3 rounds
1) Written test
2) Group Discussion
3) Technical cum HR Interview
Consisted of 50 questions to be completed in an hour……I took 50 mins really
surprised….thought I wont clear the paper
There was negative marking of.25
Mainly java and DBMS theoretical questions
2 questions from Software engineering
2) 20-Quantitative aptitude
2-3 quests decimal to hexadecimal and octal
Mixture and allegation
Q gain 50%, loss 50%.find total loss percent
Very simple, basic level quest in this section RS Aggarwal is sufficient for
Q synonym for Amenities
Q antonym to autonomous
2-3 wrong Sentence questions
2-3 idioms and phrases
Q “if winters come, can spring be far behind”….what does it mean?
Q chicken hearted stands for kind hearted or weak hearted or…….
On the same day at about 8-8.30 p.m
Our topic of motion was ‘’If RAKHI SAVANT WOULD BE THE PRIME MINISTER OF
Other topics were”MALIKA SHERAWAT in kajrare song”
“Should international Men’s day be celebrated?”
He was judging not only our communication skills but also Our body language
. And if we were listening to other group members or not
Don’t speak only for speaking............u must have logical point
In our panel there was cool guy ………he asked every one to conclude the GD
which showed whether we were listening or not
Our GD was not mass elimination round …..…7 out of 10 were selected……he
said…..that was the best GD he ever had.
And Finally INTERVIEW
On the next day , Firstly we had a PPT……must for HR , PPT at 9 a.m
Then I was called for interview at about 1 p.m
In My panel ……two guys……one for HR and other for TECHNICAL
Me: May I come in sir.
Sir1: come in
Me: A very gud after noon sir.
Sir2: Gud after noon J
Tip:-don’t dare to sit till ask to do so.
Sir2: Have a seat
Me: Thank u sir
Sir2: Can I have ur CV.
Me: I Was told earlier to paste a photo on CV and took it separately in
hand, out of file. So just gave him.
Sir1: hmmm…NEHA NARULA.Are u some what related to nirula’s? J
Me: J no Sir
Sir2: He asked me about my training at CONVERGYS.
Me: I explained him all……blahblah. And added this training was beyond my
Sir2: beyond curriculum? But this training program was in ur curriculum
Me: Sir,this one month training was not in my curriculum…..i had undergone
one more training at……..as mentioned in my CV
Sir2: So what u did there?
Me: Again explained him all….blahblah
Sir1: k, what languages u knw?
Me: c/c++,core java.
Sir1: He asked me about java…its features?
Me: I said polymorphism, inheritance,encapsulation..blahblah…..he asked me
to explain all. I explained polymorphism, inheritance.
Sir1: He interrupted me and asked what u said about encapsulation?
Me: I think he was checking my presence of my mind .coz I hadn’t explained
encapsulation then. I said I havn’t….blahblah.
Sir1: oh! Dat polymorphism
Me: then I explain all again with function overloading and operator
overloading…then I said oh sory….java doesn’t support operator overloading.
he was really impressed
Sir2: k,what is overriding?
Me: I forgot…..so I said,,,,,,,,,not being able to recollect
Sir2: It is related to inheritance.
Me: sorry sir
Sir1: Difference between DBMS and RDBMS,,,,Ms access is RDBMS and DBMS?
Me: Explained all…….though I was not sure about ms access, but I said Ms
Access is DBMS.
Sir1: Have u done any language beyond ur curriculum?
Me: Yes Sir, Core java and SQL
Sir1: SQL….k what is SQL?
Me: sequential query language
Sir1: Sequential or structured?
Me: Sir I read 3-4 full forms of SQL…..i don’t knw wich one is true yet.
Again a smile J
I was so confident that he was really really impreseed
Sir1: Which buk u followed?
Me: Again I forgot……then I said Navathe….though I followed Korth.
Sir1:Explain,what is SQL?
Me: User fires a query in this language to interact with database…blahblah.
Sir1: Why Birlasoft?
Me: with a pause,,,,,I said there is an ample scope for an individual to
grow coz the company provides extensive training in technical and soft
skills,,,,,,,,,,SEI CMMI level 5 company,,,,,,,ISO certified ………..all from
Tip: must prepare for
Questions like …why this company?
Why I hire u? (Don’t b arrogant here)
Sir1: ok! U have any prob if I send u to Chennai?
Me: NO SIR
Sir1: night Shift?
Me : NO SIR
Sir1: ur parents will allow…blahblah?
Me: yes sir,,,,,my and my sis’s career is the primitive priority of my
Sir1: In which sec u wan go development or maintainence?
Me: Software development sir
Sir2: but we will send u in maintainence
Me: k Sir
Sir1: u don’t hav a job then don’t say its ok…
Me: no sir it’s not like that
Sir2: I think she might not knowing about development or maintenance…..
Me: J not exactly sir
Sir1: k J would u like to ask something?
Me: What are the ongoing projects?
Sir1: Lots of project……..
Me: what challenges I will be facing at birlasoft?
Sir1:…………………………………… don’t remember what he said.
Sir2: ok Neha u can go now
Me: Thank u SIR.
BEST OF LUCK