I am Pawan Sahu from TIT BHOPAL. the Test was conducted at 22 jan 2012 and interview was scheduled at 7 feb 2012. There are three steps of the Syntel recruitment process
1) Written test
It was conducted online. You have to solve 45 questions in 45 minutes. You can’t go back to the previous question. If you don’t know then guess the answer and go to next question. There is no negative marking. Initial questions were very time consuming puzzles. don’t give extra time to any question. Follow the R. S. Agrawal Verbal and Nonverbal Reasoning. All Patterns of questions are given in this book.
2) Group discussion:
It is also an elimination round. Try to correlate topic with different issues. If they give topic “circle” then don’t discuss circle. It is an abstract topic. You can talk about circle of friends and harmony. Show your general awareness don’t sit idle. Be active in GD.
3) Technical & HR interview:
Interviewer aim is not finding very intelligent people. They are seeking people who are confident and know the basics of C/C++, DBMS, Java and mentioned subjects. If you are EC/ME student then also you should have knowledge of C/C++. They don’t compromise with communication skills.
Me - May I come in sir.
Interviewer - please come in.
Me - Good Afternoon sir.
Interviewer – Good Afternoon, please have a seat and give me resume(after taking resume) please tell me about yourself.
Interviewer-do you have knowledge of DBMS.
Me-No Sir, But I know java.
Interviewer-what do you know about overloading and overriding
Interviewer - Why we use “virtual” in java.
Me-there is no virtual keyword in java.
Interviewer - What is abstract class.
Interviewer-give me example of abstract class.
Interviewer-(not satisfy)are you sure about this example?
Me-Yes sir, I am sure.
Interviewer- he started to teach me. He gave me example of shape class and draw method.
What else do you know?
Me- Operating System.
Interviewer -What is Process?
Interviewer -what is deadlock?
Interviewer -have you any question to ask?
Me - yes sir. I asked.(ask relevant question which shows your intelligence).
Interviewer - told.
Me - good day sir.
Interviewer - good day.
He didn’t ask me HR questions but he asked HR questions to others also. Well prepare programs like Fibonacci series, swapping, Armstrong number, palindrome numbers, polymorphism program etc. They declared result and I was selected