SIEMENS Job Placement Paper
Paper Type : Whole Testpaper
Test Date : 18 July 2007
Test Location : Cummins College of Engineering
Criteria : 55% or above , no live ATKT
Total students Appeared : 30
Selected After Aptitude :11
Selected Finally : 4
The selection procedure was as follows :
1. Aptitude Test :
It had 2 sections – Total marks- 45. Time – 50 mins
a. Java --- 20 questions (.1 mark each) Cut off - 8
b. Quantitative Aptitude --- 25 questions (1 mark each) cut off -13
There was –ve marking of -0.25 for each wrong answer.
Java Questions were tricky. They stressed on inheritance ,Garbage collection
,C++ questions were also there….we had to find out the output of the
Quantitative was easy…..questions were good n difficulty level was moderate.
I referred Abhijeet Guha book for Aptitude and R.S.Agarwal also. You have to
be fast in this section so that u can give more time to Java.
2.Technical Round :
After the Aptitude Test….only 11 students were selected for this round. I
was one of them. They asked me the following questions….
Q : Tel us something abt ur family background.
A : I told…..
Q : What is ur fav subject ?
A : Software Engineering and OS
Q: What is SDLC ?
A: I told in detail all the phases.
Q: What is the configuration of ur PC ?
A : 40GB Hard-disk ,512 MB RAM….and so on.
Q: If u have a 1 GB file….how will it accommodate in 512 MB RAM ?
A : Paging concept will come into picture. Then I explained him the paging
Q: What is the difference in C++ and Java ?
A: I told all major differences.
Q: What is the difference between pass by value and pass by reference ?
Which is better n why ?
A : I answered…..Pass by reference n value first n said pass by reference is
better coz we save memory here as only the references have to b changed n
final result is reflected at the original place of storage itself.
Q : U have any plans for higher studies ?
A : No sir……I want to work.
Q: What r ur strengths and weaknesses ?
A : I told……
Q: Do u have any problems in working in shifts ?
A : No problems sir.
Q: What is ur preffered Job location ?
A : Pune is my first choice……anywhere in India and I am ready to go abroad
on a company project.
That was all. The Panel was friendly. My suggestion would be that be cool n
composed while answering……be confident n dress smartly.
There were no eliminations after this round. All 11 students gave HR round
3.HR Round :
Here I was asked …..
1.What r ur hobbies ?
2.What do u know aboutt Siemens ?
3.What do u know aboutt SAP ?
4.What is ur fav subject ? I had to explain SDLC again.
5.How was ur day ?
6.Are u a hostellite ?
Ans--I said Yes.
7.What was the most memorable moment in the hostel?
Ans--I told that…
I was then asked to leave. After this I was called in the room again and was
told that I am selected. I was really happy. After appearing for 9 companies
n giving 4 interviews I was finally selected.
Freshersworld helped me a lot…..n I hope that this contribution of mine will
help u get into SISL . All the best.
See u there.