Today I appeared for my HPCL IT officers exam held on 12-Aug-2012 at Pune.
The exam was pretty similar to other PSU exams and very much according to the syllabus mentioned at its HPCL website.
Exam pattern was as follows :
Time : 2 HRS and 150 Questions for IT officers and other streams have 170 Questions to answer
Divisions of Questions:
60 Questions were general appti, English,Reasoning ,DI, Puzzles
Topics touched in these 60 Question :
ü Comprehension passage
ü Sentence Reaarangement
ü Use of Prepositions\Articles
ü Image Series Completion
ü Work and Time
ü Speed and distance
ü Data interpretation
ü Simple maths questions.
Tip to prepare : Pick any book of sample paper and make up your speed for these. No special and complex questions asked.
90 Questions were core-Technical, as Mine stream was of Computers so following are the topics from which we get the questions.
40 Questions from Programming like what would be the output of the code.
Tip : Prepare for the basic programming only.
Other 50 Questions from following topics :
Window and OS basics
Cloud computing topics as per the syllabus like New developments in IT Cloud Computing/Cloud Storage
New developments in IT Cloud Computing/Deployment models
New developments in IT Cloud Computing/Hoblink
New developments in IT Cloud Computing/WTS
Questions were very straight forwards as per the syllabus mentioned on the site