CTS Job Placement Paper
Paper Type : General - Interview
Test Date : 14 July 2007
Test Location : Andhrauniversity college of engineering,vizag
Hi frens Im sivalingaraju barisetty from Andhra university college of
engg.visakhapatnam (Metallurgical engg. branch).. cts came to our clg on
14th june for pre placement talk the recruitment process /date of test was
on july 14th...the selection process of cts contains 2 stages
1. Written test
The pattern for written was same ..3 section
a. Verbal (it was little difficult ...dont worry cutt off wil be very low )
- 25 quest 20 min
-- unseen passage (2)
-- sentence correction(5)
--correct sentence(5)(was unable to judge which is wrong or right)
-- jumbled sentence(5)
--one cube question like 27 small cube joined 2gther and one row from left
is removed and initially painted in green and after removal painted black
so find the no of 0,1,2,3 painted difference b/w black and green etc(not
-- other problems (some irrelevant data will also be given ignore and solve)
-- binary problem simple one
over all paper was ok.. try few question from verbal and non verbal Rs.
aggarwal just to hav a feel nothing more .. chance of same question are very
c. Non verbal (most easy and scoring)
few small -2 question like odd one out , next fig, 1 puzzle etc ..very easy
(level is low as compared to Rs. aggarwal)
after written we had interview on same day afternoon .. its all depend on ur
panel and luck.. 10 panel came to our clg .. each panel consist of 1 member
some panel simply ask simple hr question and some causal talk and 2-3 small
definition but i got the panel which asked me more hr questions than
the interview process consists of two stages first one is technical .in this
they some basic questions from c language, about ur favorite subject, paper
presentations and questions like how do u use ur knowledge of ur subjects to
our company .u should be thorough in at least one of ur subjects, say
confidently whatever it may be, read basics of c language n small programs
like palindrome etc thoroughly.
Regarding HR this is simple but main eliminating process. Read the company
profile before going to interview listen ppt properly this is very important
most of d questions are frm ppt only proper listening of ppt shows ur
interest on company
Be confident ,maintain a little smile on ur face n if u have positive
attitude it is very easy for u.for us tech. n hr by d same person at a time
.he is so cool n cooperative .try to listen him properly receive his views
in a positive way u vl be succeeded easily
Il give some of my interview questions to u
1. Intrr:hi mr.sivalingaraju (gave shake hand)!
Me:hello sir good evening n welcome to Andhra university collge of engg.
2 Thanku ,can u tell me some thing abt Andhra university?
Ans: I told from the time of establishment (1926) to NBA grading A , in a
3.k very good express ur self?
4.tell me about ur family background?
5.what is ur fav subject in ur course?
A:iron making (askd some basic questios of iron ,steel,some other metals n
6.why there is a decrease in % of marks in engg.?
A:I said due to increase in d level of examination standards n increase in
syllabus more over I have concentrated on some extra curricular activities
like organizing seminars ,paper presentations at national level seminars
,blood donation camps as Ncc cadet along with regular studies but have
maintained a good percentage (70%)
7.Tell me some thin about NCC?(I mentioned in resume)
8. Asked about paper presentations?
9. Some basic questins on c language
10.Can I see ur file?
11.Do u have any backlogs?
12can u tell me some objects here made from d principles of ur metallurgy?
A:I said the filament in d bulbs n mild steel rods for construction and
wings of a fan
13. Why do u prefer software field?
A:I said fast growth, chances for going abroad ,continuous learning and
developing, no pollution envt . (gve good reasons to justify ur self)
14. Do u have any offer letter from previous companies?
A:I said no
A:in first I didnt get through written, and another in interview
16.k .this time u worked hard right?
17.Can u tell one thing which is not mentioned in ur resume ?
A:yes sir ,my height is 175 cm(he made a smile)
18.why should I select u?
A:well, I hav good communication,verbal n nonverbal skills ,positive
attitude,sinciarity in work and good knowledge in my subjects I think these
19.why cts why not infosys ?
A:I told some positive points /benefits of cts like fastest growing company,
no bond 4 working ,n my cousin working in cts(banglore) told me that dis is
very nice plat form for freshers to grow ,several facilities 4
empoyees,gifts, .bonuss, opportunity to go 4 abroad n especially friendly
atmosphere between management and employees like that.
20.how do u know about cts?
A:Actually my brothr is workg in cts n I was impressed by ur ppt and one
thing I can say that cognizant is my dream company
21.tell about ppt?
This ppt is quite different from others i.e. they conducted quiz n gave
prizes I got one t shirt 4 right answer sir and they are so interactive with
us .( actually there is one month gap between ppt and recruitment for us due
to postpone )
22When &Whats the duration of ppt?
A: june 14th ,1 hr(10 to 11 am) the ppt was done before one month of test
23.can u tell any 4 positive points that make cts different from others?
A: 1.This is d only company that have no bond for working (he laughed)
2. Fastest growing it company
3. recent rankings etc
4. Main Sponcer for several events like job fairs, cricket matches,
technical events in universities like TECHNOZION in NIT-W.(I have
5. Encourages employees by giving gifts like I pods, bonuses for festivals
24. can u tell more than these?
A: No sir I didnt remembered
25. Well Mr. Raju try to improve ur observation skills k?
A: sure sir
26.k sivalingaraju all d best 4 ur future!
A: Thank you sir, thanku very much.
Finally they select 5 from 20 in our branch and 85 from 200(frm all
branches.). I am very proud to say that im one of them ,more over im d
cognizantIan . This is a great privilege to share my feelings with u on this
happy moment .Ill be thankful to freshersworld for helping me so much for
my placement .All d best to all hope v meet at COGNIZANT bi