INFOSYS Placement Papers
INFOSYS PAPER ON 13th JANUARY AT HYDERABAD
Hi friends, I am SRAVANI.Hope all are doing well.. I attended Infosys off
campus written test on 13/01/08 Sunday at hyderabad ..and got through the
test and attended interview on 14/01/08 at INFOSYS campus.. Test results 'll
be announced in 3 to 4 weeks as they said. Nearly 600 attended for wriiten
and 65 are short listed..
So, Here s the pattern of the written test I attended. No puzzles are asked
in the written test. The pattern is changed now.. The test consists of two
sections, Logical Reasoning and Verbal Ability.
One week Serious preparation is enough to get through written test..Time
management is very important..for dat only “PRACTISE” is the best thing.
cutoff for Reasoning section is “15” and verbal is “20”
1.a puzzle was given (ROMAN Numbers puzzle)
I=1,v=5,D=50,C=100,x=1000…and da procedure to solve dem was also given
briefly find da value of
1.dxcvixcv (not exactly) and some options were given
2.which of da following represent 1995 and some options were given Like dese
5 questions were given..which are very simple.. But be careful during da
calculations.. Try to check dem once again fastly ,.
2. 5 questions on figures..
4 figures were given and we must find da next one..
Very easy figures..if u haqd practiced atleast some questions in RS Agarwal.
3. 5 Data sufficiency questions
1.wen will da 2trains coming in opposite direction will cross each other if
da speed of one train is 30
a) average speeds of both tarins is 50
b)sum of lengths of trains is 1000 (not exactly) and some more questions on
Data sufficiency ..i didn’t remember dem ..
4. 5 questions on Data Interpretation on bar graphs
Not very difficult calculations..
Prepare RS Agarwals’s Aptitude book for dis section
5. 5questions based on puzzle..
Prepare puzzle test in RS agarwal Reasoning book.. Once u form a table..u
can easily answer 5 questions..dont think dat dese takes a lot of time.
P,Q,R,S,T,U,V were friends..dey study in three different colleges X,Y,Z…among
dem 4 are male nd 3 are female..two of dem study commerce,one arts ,one
science.. And some more clues..
6.simple questions on syllolgism..
Prepare dem by logical venn diagram method..den u don’t need to remember all
da 9 rules..for me its very simple questions..no need even logical venn
1.A enters a room.B leaves da room
A)A is in da room
B)A is not in da room
C)B is in da room
D)B is not in da room
a) AB b)AD c)BC D)BD
and da answer is “AD” .dis are very simple..u must just have logical
2.All dat glitters is Gold
A)A is gold
B)B is not Gold
D)B does not glitter
a)AB b)AD c)BC d)CA
answer is “CA" and some more simple questions like dis..didn’t remember..
for verbal I prepared “wren nd martin” … most of da sections in verbal are
based on articles,prepositions,Tenses…
1.5 questions on Paragraph .its easy but very long..dont read it..just
answer dem at last..by seeing da question try to find dat word in paragaraph
and den u can find da answer very easily..
2. 5 questions on another Paragraph
3.Correction of underlined sentence very minor differences will be given and
we have to choose among dem
4.completeion of sentences..
5.Theme detection..dat is deriving conclusions from passages..
I felt dis as easy part among da others in verbal section..
My panel consists of 2 old men aged around 55-60..all the INFY HR”s will be
mostly aged..asked general Questions like Da 1st Question he asked is Wat’s
da meaning of ur name?
1.Tell me abt urself and many questions based on which I answered to dis
2.asked abt Hobbies.i answered playing shuttle nd chess..da next second dey
asked how many squares will be der in chess board??
I told 64.
He asked are u cofident???
I answered “yes sir.”
He is just checking my confident levels
3.Y in infosys??
4.in which companies did u tried till now??
Dey r not waiting till we complete da puzzle..just observing our approach.
Da puzzles dey asked me are
1.gave 4 points and said me to arrange dem so dat all of dem must be
equidistant from each other..
I arranged da points in da form of a square..
Den he sais u r very near to answer..den I said is it a asqure..
Den he said no and asked next puzzle..
2.dis puzzle is from shakuntala devi puzzles book..
1st asked me to read it aloud..dey r observing vocabulary,pronunciation
A ship contains 10 steps,each with a a foot difference.,wen der is a high
tide it will cover steps..da water rised to 6 feet..den wat’s da water
level??something like dat..i didn’t remember it exactly..
I think da answer is very simple..i reda it once.didnt remembered da
answer..Wen I started to solve it on paper he asked me another puzzle..i
think der is no need to work it out on paper..
3.a small boy lives in the 8th floor..the building has lift nd it works
properly and it is nice condition.. da boy went to market and while
returning the boy get down in 5th floor..and from dere walks upto 8th
Answer: the boy is “SHORT” to press 8th floor button in da lift..he can
reach only till 5th number..so..
I answered it correctly..
6.and lastly any questions??
Try to ask any questions..dont say I have no questions..
I asked dem 2 questions
1.do u want me to learn anything so that I will b fit into INFOSYS??
Both of dem answered something…just listen dem..
2.wat will be my day to day responsibilities once if I enter INFOSYS??
Dey answered it …
Den he said HAVE A NICE Day..
Dat’s all.ALL DA BEST TO ALL..try to clear da written test.. The interview
is very simple and it doesn’t contain technical interview..