CTS Job Placement Paper
Depending on your interest area
(Operating systems, networks, DBMS, software engineering) choose the
questions given below and prepare for it. these are some CTS questions.
asked in interview
 What are the current trends and areas of focus in IT.
 What is a Micro-Kernel architecture.
 Describe the memory management policies in Unix How is paging
implemented? How page faults are
 What is the CPU-scheduling policy in Unix? - Round robin scheduling with
 Describe the Sliding window protocol. What is it's advantage over
 Diff between compilers and interpreters. Some fundamentals about how to
link code in different files.
1. Tell us about yourself, your background.
2. What does your father do currently.
3. Your performance in schooling, B.E.
4. Your points.
5. Aren't you going for higher studies abroad? Why?
6. What qualities do you have that make you a person suitable for going into
the IT industry
7. What do your friends opine about you.
8. When do you think you will complete and be able to join.
9. How can you assure that you will join by that time.
10. Anything you want to know about us.
11. Significant achievements in life.( may be paper publications etc. )
Why paging is used ?
Which is the best page replacement algo and Why ?
What is software life cycle ?
How much time is spent usually in each phases and why ?
What is testing ?
Which are the different types of testing ?
Which are the different phases in Software life cycle (asked again)
Why is analysis and testing phases very important ?
Why networks are layered ? What is the advantage of that ?
How many layers are there in OSI ? Why is it called OSI model ? network
Which are the different network toplogies ?an example of bus type network.
What is the Bandwidth of ethernet ?
Explain the advantage and disadvantage of ethernet ?
Which is the protocol used in ethernet. (CSMA/CD)Why is it called so ?
What is the advantage of Ring network ?Compare it with ethernet.
What is inheritance, encapsulation etc.If there are too many page faults
what is the problem?To ensure one pgm.
doesnt corrupt other pgm. in a Multi-pgm. enviornment
What you should do? Which one you will use to implement critical section?
Which one is not needed for Multi-pgm. enviornment?
options are: virtual memory,security,time sharing,none of the above.
Which one is not done by Data link layer ? bitstuffing, LRC,CRC,parity check
Which one is not related to Data link layer?
Which one is not suitable for client-server application? tcp/ip,message
passing,rpc,none of the above.
Term stickily bit is related to a)kernel b)undeletable file c) d)none
semaphore variable is different from ordinary variable by ?
Where semaphore is used?
what is Test and set lock?
what is critical section and metods for mutual exclusion?
what is internal fragmentation ,external fragmentation,compaction?
what is page fault?How the os finds a page fault has really
occured?(protction bits: valid bit, invalid bit)
producer-consumer problem ,reader- writer problem
If u say your favorite pass-time is chatting then u'll be asked how a "CHAT"
if u say I "search" a lot in the web using Google u'll be asked how a search
(need not say in detail just say it briefly)
how internet works(for eg; when u type www.Freshersworld.com what actually
happens how the Freshersworld's page is loaded?
Operator overloading ,virtual functions(write programs)
1.like what is data model types of data model
2.what is RDBMS.
3.what is normalization,functional
4. what is oops.
5.what is the difference between c++ and c;
6.properties of oops.
9.what is an operating system.
10.what is multitasking. what is timesharing.
11.what is memory management.
12.what is virtual paging.
13.about your syllabus.
13.what is microprocessor, about 8085 etc.
14.intoduce your self.
15.about your hobbies.
16.if not related to computer branch then some very
small puzzle and
some technical question
related with the branch.
3what is a parent key
4time complexcity of different sorting algos
5what is o.s
7describe view mechanism
12three tier structure
13vertical ,horizontal projection
15fixed fomat data model
16name the technology used to connect a dbms to front end
17how will u design a dbms
what is data dictionary,dba,about normalization etc.
why it is called relational.
What is o.s?
what is a deadlock?
what is a semaphore?
difference between semaphore & monitor?
what is sdlc(software development life cycle)?
what is a linklist,stack,queue?
write a program to reverse a linklist?
what is dba?
difference between primary,foreign,candidate&super key?
different type of databases?
what is normalsation?explain them?
four division in cobol?
significance of 01,77,88,66 level?
function of compiler?
difference between object file & exe file?
difference between c &c++?
difference between sql&c++?