**Syntel Placement Paper-8 Jul 2003,Chennai**

I attened syntel intv . It was purely HR for me. Not even one question from technical side. There r about 5 or 6 panels. It is one to one interview. Most os the panels were like that. In one panel they aasked Linked list programs and asked them to give a speech abt any topic for 3 minutes. They rarely ask tech ques. 1 ques in microprocessor was how will U find a no odd or even [ there is another method other than sucessive divsion which has got something to do with the last bit of the number]. For a EEE student there was a question from House wiring.

On the whole they measure Ur communication skills and ability to work in a team. Prepare for ques like where U c urself in 5 years from now, wat is Ur hobbies, How was ur project team, wat difficulties U faced in Ur project group and how U overcome those etc. Be prepared to explain Ur project clearly.

The interview was very friendly. All the best for those going to attend the interview

(Submitted by: Gaurav)

**SYNTEL-Placement Paper -5 Jul 2003**

SYNTEL PAPER - JUL 2003

Pattern

3 sections

No Negative Marking

Section I - Verbal - 25 qns - 15 mins

Section II - Quantitative Aptitude - 30 qns - 45 mins

Section III - Logical Reasoning - 30 qns - 30 mins

Total 85qns - 90 Mins

Section - I - Verbal - 25 qns in 15 mins, refer Barron's GRE guide.

Synonyms

Analogies

Fill up the sentences

Find the Word that has to be replaced

Form a Sentence and find the last word

Section - II - Quantitative Aptitude 30 qns in 45mins - please refer Quantitative Aptitude by R.S.Agarwal to prepare.

few qns i remember are

The highest Score in an innings was 3/11 of the total and the next highest was 3/11 of the reminder. If the scores differed by 9, find the total score.

a) 151 b) 161 c) 121 a d) 101 e) 137

Ans: c

A boy was asked to multiply a certain number by 53. He multiplied it by 35 and got his answer less than the correct one by 1206. Find the number to be multiplied.

a) 37 b) 67 a c) 87 d) 97 e) 107

Ans: 67

A Problem like this not exactly the same but on same model.

If the manufacturer gains 10 %, the wholesale dealer 15 % and the retailer 25 % then the cost of Production of a table, if the retail price is Rs.1265

a) 632.50 b) 800 c) 814 d) 834.24

Ans: b

A trader marks his goods up by 50% and declares two successive discounts of 20% each. What is his overall gain?

a) 10% gain b) 4% gain c) 4% loss (A) d) 10% loss e) No loss No gain

Train Problems - 3 as finding speed of train, how many secs it will cross each other etc.

Age problems -3 , find mothers age,fathers age etc.

Statistics Problems(probability) as A-this much , B-This Much, A n B-this much and A u B - ?

Angle Problems which deals with triangle - 3 problems.

Section III - Logical reasoning - 30 qns in 30 mins.

Tower of Hanoi Problem - Ans : 7

problem on fig. find the shaded area, square of size 14cm.. ans: 42

problem on symmetric fig ;; ans less than the 1172(check) .

Blood Relation Problems - 3

Then a passage is given on blood relation and 4 qns asked

how many male: ans -4 and few etc.

Find odd man out of the given series - 3 problems

pretty simple put A-Z and number them 1-26 and then u can find easily odd man out.

Find the missing letter - was a bit tough to establish relation - 3 problems

u have 3 figure -based on the figures ques asked.. easy one..

eg: Fig Triangle means Strong Fig Square means Tall Fig Circle means Fair.

Ques asked is find the number that represents Strong Tall and Fair persons.. easy one ..

ANs : 4

ANother question Women,Sub inspector,graduates - Ans: 3

An Flow Chart - GIven Units - 250

find final Value with formulae - (units*1.25) and few calculations like this Ans:506.25

And two tedious flow charts couldn't remember them and the answers.

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