CTS Job Placement Paper
Paper Type : Whole Testpaper
Test Date : 11 March 2008
Test Location : Govt coll of Eng,Thirunelveli
CTS PAPER ON 11th MARCH 2008
Hi, I m UmaSudha final year B.E C.S.E from P.R.Engineering
College.Thanjore.I m very happy to say tat I m selected in COGNIZANT
(Passion to make Difference) It was the Anna University OFF CAMPUS (TNSLPP)….
65 COLLEGES PARTICIPATED.
Total attended = 1,333
Cleared Written = 238
Selected = 28(15 boys 13 girls)
It was a shock that they selected only 28 from 1,333 and I’m really happy
tat I am one among that few.
2.Interview. (Tech n HR)
The Merit Track conducted the test. It was organized perfectly and they
expect discipline from us.. Before the test u have to fill a form. Do it
carefully because some of my friends got questions 4m tat.
2.Hobbies and extra-curricular activities
3.Strengths and Weakness
4.Expectation from CTS
6. Long term and short-term goal with CTS
7.What are the qualities necessary for software professional to be
WRITTEN TEST (3 sections) NO –VE MARKING
1.Analytical Ability (25 Q, 30 Minutes)
Venn diagram questions
coding 1 represented as $ and 0 as *(easy.. jus convert it into Binary)
Cubes related questions are very important
My suggestion is do Coding First. Then Venn dig. Cube problem n others..u
can surely score full marks fm coding n venn dig…cube is also easy when u
understand it.For cube take the cubic root of the no of pieces.64 means
4(keep as x value)..then 2 side painted means 12*(x-2).1side painted means
6*(x-2) 2 . (horizontal n vertical) like wise u must think n apply according
to the question..
1.venn dig- people hving dif heights 6feet ,6’6 feet, 5’5 feet.and questions
like no of people who is 6 feet.no of people who is 5’5feet…..
2.In codin there will be only normal arithmetic operations n L.c.m..i don
For ex..64/4= 16 = $****.first solve it n convert it to binary..
3.Cube- a cube of 12 cm is cut into small 3cm pieces..then place another 4
small cubes over it..and another 2 small cubes over the 4cubes..then again
one more cube over the 2 cube…the cube is then painted from top to bottom
12/3=4…so 4row 4column…draw a dig of cube first. Imagining the cube only
help u to solve rather than formulas. How many cubes r painted on only one
how many cubes r painted on only 2 sides?
how many cubes r painted on only 3 sides?
how many cubes r painted on only 4 sides?
how many cubes r painted 0 sides?
(my friends told me tat cube problems hav more marks than other questions)
2.Verbal Ability (20 Q, 20 Min)
Find out the incorrect sentence
Find out the correct sentence
-Don prepare any thing for this ..It won help u..Jumbled sent n correct
incorrect sent are a little confusing..it depends on ur grammer n English
language skills. do the comprehension last(it is a very big passage..i
didn’t even read it ,jus ticked..no time)
3.Attention Details (20 Q, 20 Min)
Find the odd man out
Analogy of figures (Simple)
Very easy compared to other sections..any one can crack it with out any
preparation..If u think to prepare jus go through puzzle test n syllogism
from R.S.Agarwal Verbal reasoning
Analogy of figures –Non verbal Reasoning
Next Day My interview was at 4 .00 p.m.I was really exhausted at tat time in
waiting from morning. 9 panels (approx 25 each). I went into the interview
hall. He was reading something.
Me: Good Evening sir..
He: (raised his head).Good eve.Sit down
Me: Thank u sir
He: again he started to read something.after 10 sec he asked “So u are Uma”
Me: yes sir
He: Tell me smthing abt urself
He: Tell abt ur project
Me: Told abt the theme of project ,modules n everything I know.(as I m in
the start of my final sem I don know my project in depth)
He: wat language
Me: C n Java
He: So,wat r u doing ,wat is ur part in that.
Me: (told frankly)Sir as I m in the start of my final sem I know only the
concept.We are having one more month to complete it. So we are still
learning things abt our project.
He: k…(great relief for me).. u hav put tat u know C n C++.
Me: Yes sir
He: Tell abt Object Oriented Programming
Me: Tld abt inheritance, abstraction, Encapsulation, polymorphism….
He: Tell all those things with an example program.
Me: (Be Confident in whatever u say.. Even though u fear don show it in ur
face) Explained him all with examples… he interrupted me thrice and asked
questions frm wat I said.
He: wat is Overloading and overriding…with eg program
Me: Explained it with program
He: wat is operator n function overloading its diffe
He: wat is virtual ,Inline..
Me: Explnd (I bcame happy as I answd al of them..but my happiness didn’t
last much time)
He: k…Listen Carefully..I will give u a situation…(Oh!GodSave me).In a
college Library they contain a set of books..and all the books are
different..many professors will take those book now and then.. the books
come from various places and he kept on saying…(I couldn’t understand al tat
he said) tell wat concept of inheritance u implement in this situation..
Me: Multiple Inheritance…(tld quickly)
He: hmm…Wat is the base n derived class in it…
Me: Base class-Book….Derived class- professors
He: wat is the relation n wat details each class contains….
Me: Base class contains the details of bookID,Authour…derived class contains
the details abt professors…who hav last taken it.. date of return…and said
something more abt the relations(not sure …)
He: questioned from wat I said…. I answered two more questions..it was
difficult. So I started to think…
He: K…(Stoppd my thinking)..wat is ur goal n wat do u want to become
Me: I want to become a senior s/w engineer and must have learnt so many
things in my way of it…
He: hmm..Wat is the method
Me: it is a function-block of code etc….
HE: Why v have to use it.. wat is the reason
Me: reduces complexity..if the pgm is like a paragraph it is not easy for
user to understand…reduces length.. reusability…blah..blah..
He: k…write the declaration of an array of pointer.
He: K, apart frm ur curiculm hav u dne anyting in computer science
Me: yes sir I hav dne paper presentation in Cryptography
He: tell abt it
Me: this is easy for me…I explained.
He: k..that’s al the questions from my side…Do u want to ask me any thing
Me: how many months we will be provided the training..
He: answered and asked “If u are placed means are u comfortable to work in
chennai” (tat is the clue tat I m placed..I got excited tat I m going to get
ME: Yes sir I’m very much Comfortable to work there…
He: k..thank you
Me: Thank u so much sir…..
My interviewer was very very serious n perfect in his work .He didn’t even
gave me a smile.. My interview went for 30 minutes…for CSE n IT there will b
only tech ques
All that u have to do is be urself….don fear…n be frank .they are very smart
people.. so…never lie…answer confidently..u will get through it.Be thorough
with everything u put in ur resume and ur project(project questions were
asked in all the panels) At 5.30 they announced the result n my name was in
ALL THE BEST.DON LOSE HOPE..JUS KEEP TRYING.. don worry for others comments
and wat they say. They will never come along with u in ur life.I WISH EVERY
ONE WHO READ THIS PAPER WILL SOON GET SELECTED…. Hope this papr will help
u.C U IN CTS.