SATYAM Job Placement Paper
PAPER ON 28th APRIL AT DEHRADUN
I am Saurabh Sundriyal, B.Tech IIIyr (E.C.E), Graphic Era Institute of
Technology, Dehradun. I appeared for the Satyam Tech. Recruitment exam on
There were 3 rounds- Apti, GD, Intrvw.
Total students appeared were 573. Around 200 cleared apti round.
APTITUDE TEST PAPER :-
There were 15 Ques. in 30 minutes. There was also a neative marking of 25%.
So Friends, BEWARE, EFFICIENCY matters in Satyam. I attempted only 8
Questions and I am sure all were correct. People make mistakes by solving
11+ questions with 3-4 of them incorrect. Your efficiency should be good.
Even if you attempt 50% of questions, Be sure about them.
Some of the questions are given below:-
1) The radius of a circle was increased in length by some value. If the
increase in circumference is 44 cm, the change in radius is
a)5 b)7 c)3 d)8 e) None of these ANS= b) 7
2) If it takes
'h' hours to mow a lawn. Then what part of lawn is mowed in 1 hour?
a)1-h b)1+h c)1/h d) h/(1+h) e)None of these ANS= c) 1/h
3) If 10 oct
2004 was saturday. Then which day will be on 10 oct 1986........
4) For a given
set of numbers as 32, 45, 57, 142, 180, A machine gives following
outputs after each step as shown below:
Step 1 33,47,60,146,185
step 2 33,185,60,146,47
step 3 34,185,63,146,52
step 4 52,34,63,146,185
step 5 185,146,63,34,52
If you are given a set of numbers as 7,5,3,9,13, What is the output of
machine after step 5 ?
a) b) c) d) e)none of these ANS= e) None of these
5) & 6) Two of
these questions were simple english questions based on a small passage
wrong output of following program :-
50 PRINT K
60 IF R<16
70 GOTO 20
a)18 b)64 c)258 d) e)None of these ANS= b) 64
8) A shopkeeper
allows a discount of 25% on market price of an item and sells it for Rs
600 and still gains 20%. Find Original price of the item. (Something like
difference between SI & CI on a certain sum of money for 2 yrs at 2 % per
annum is Re. 1. The sum is-
a)625 b)670 c)640 d)650 ANS= a) 625.
10) 6 persons
out of which 2 are brothers are to be seated in a circular table. How
many possible arrangewments would be made such that both of these brothers
dont sit together?
a) 21C2 b)21C2-19C2........(forgot options, Sorry.......)
pyramid-series based question. (Sorry friends! I dont remember it!)
based on visual ability test. Four figures were there, judge the 5th figure
from given options.
13) Given a
Quadratic Eqn. aX2 + bX + C =0. (a=0)
The total no. of roots of given eqn can be found by-
a)Using the given condition only
b)Using both statements I & II
c)Using either statement but not the other
ANS= a) Using the given cond. only.
a)V b)U c)S d)T e)None of these. ANS= b) U.
GROUP DISCUSSION :-
Friends! SATYAM's focus is in GD Rounds. You must be fluent in English
with adages and examples on tips to suppport your views. Some of the topics
of GD are:-
1 Should Dress Code be there in Engg. colleges or not?
3 Should Cell phones be banned inside college campus or not?
4 Is 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' a money game or a knowledge based show?
5 IT Rvolution in INDIA.
groups of 10 each with GD time duration of 10 minutes. Some topics were
asked by students to be suggested.
Before interviews, they asked to fill a form in which certain questions
were asked to be answered, given as below :-
Q) Why SATYAM should hire you? (4 lines)
Q) Where do you see yourself after 5 years? (4 lines)
Q) What makes you aspire for satyam? (4 lines)
details were also to be mentioned there. They dont ask for CV. Only this
form is important. But keep one with yourself.
In interviews they checked General awareness (Like IT..). CS and IT students
were asked technical questions. For non-IT engineers, they asked that how
they can help their company and few technical questions? Also they asked HR
They told that
they choose about 10% of total appeared students in pool campus. Finally 57
candidates were selected out of which 34 were from our college.
CHEERS to GEITians....
ALL THE BEST
for SATYAM aspirants......
"Never Ever Give Up in Life !"