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There were 4 sections in written test.  It will be for 2 hours.

No gap in between

Negative mark 0.25

1) Verbal-24questions-30 mins

Verbal Ability

Synonyms/Antonyms/Word Meaning (Vocabulary)

Complete the Sentence (Grammar)

Spot error/Correct sentence (Grammar/sentence construction)

Sentence Ordering (Comprehension skills)

Questions based on passage (Comprehension skills)

2) Aptitude-25 questions-35 mins

Quantitative Ability

Basic Math Understanding and Algebra

Decimals, fractions, powers,   HCF, LCM,   Solving equations, etc.

Understanding of Logarithms and exponents

Permutation and Combination, Probability

3) Reasoning-25 questions-35 mins

Analogical Reasoning: Analogy and Classification questions

Deductive Logic: Statement-Conclusion,

Statement-Assumption,

Data-sufficiency type,

Syllogisms, etc.

Pattern Recognition

Coding and Decoding

Alphabet Test

Blood Relation,

Direction  Understanding,

Logical Word Sequence

Reasoning Puzzles, Theme Detection

4) Computer programing-25-35 mins

This test is based on no particular programming language. The test is completely language independent and tests the programming and algorithm development concepts of the candidate.

The topics include:

Structure and constructs of Computer Programs

Programming flow, Procedures, Functions and Arguments, Methods

Data-types, how data is stored in computers, input/output, manipulation, methods of referencing and assessing data (including pointers).

Iteration, decision-making, recursions

Algorithm Complexity: Space and time Complexity, Asymptotic Notation

Compilation, Linking and Execution; debugging, kinds of errors.

2. Data-structures and Basics Algorithms

Data Storage Methods: Linked lists, Arrays, Queues, Stacks, Trees, Heaps, Hash tables, graphs; Stress on which data structure to use for a given application

Data retrieval, Insertion of new data, merging of data from two data structures

Data search and sorting, Methods of array sorting and trade-off

3. Object Oriented Programming Concepts

Classes, objects and methods

Data Encapsulation, Data hiding, Inheritance

Second Section

Technical and HR

As usual questions

Interview Procedure:

At the moment we do not have much informaton about the interview though the candidate may be required togo through both technical and HR interviews.The written test consists of 60 questions which are divided into 4 sections .The total duration of the test is 90 minutes. There is negative marking .

The sectionwise distribution of the questions is as follows:

Section#1
This section consisting of 15 questions is based on general computer awareness.
In this section: A correct answer carries 1 mark  1/4 marks will be deducted for a wrong answer.

Section#2
This section also consists of 15 questions. Questions based on C language are asked.
In this section:  A correct answer carries 1 mark  1/4 marks will be deducted for a wrong answer.

Section#3
A total of 10 questions based on pointers and structures in C are asked in this section.You can also be asked one or two questions on JAVA also.
In this section: A correct answer carries 2 marks  1 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer.

Section#4
This is the aptitude section consisting of 20 questions. Simple maths questions are asked which are very easy. The logical questions asked are similar to the ones given in the Barron's GRE book.
In this section: A correct answer carries 2 marks  1/4 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer.

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