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### CARITOR PATTERN & INTERVIEW - 11 MAY 2007 - BANGALORE

Hi Friends

I'm Raghavendra.S from sir M.V.I.T College, I'm pursuing my MCA and I'm placed in CARITOR. I would like to share my experience.

Caritor came to r college on 11th of May 2007. They started the process at 9am with the aptitude test followed by there ppt and results of aptitude.

Details of placement procedure: {4 rounds}

1. Aptitude test (one English essay mandatory)
100 marks paper with 35 questions 60 mins

part A [15*4=60] General aptitude, mathematical problems and so on {Refer R.S. Aggarwal qualitative, verbal, nonverbal and logical}
part B [10*1=10] English grammar: like fill up the blanks, oddmen out and so on
part C [10 *3=30]   Logical questions
[Totally 260 and odd took the test and 189 got through 1st round

2. Group discussion:
They made groups of 10 each. My topic was American war against Iraq. It was around 20 to 25 mins and this round was elimination round, usually they select 6 out of 10 but in my group they rejected 6 and selected only 4 and I was one of them. Hint: Always start the GD, u need to score just 2 points and starters always get 1 point.

3. Technical Round:
They asked me on the following subjects:
COBOL: sections and divisions
Data structures: program for factorial of a number, explain recursion
C, C++: Difference and OOPS features
Computer networks: Dijkstra's algorithm, (shortest path)

1puzzle : There r 3 rooms in 1st floor with 1 bulb in each room and there r 3 switches in groundfloor,ur in ground floor, u can go to 1st floor only once and u need to find which bulb belongs to which switch.

The cap of pot holes has the shape of circle, why?

4. H.R round :
Questions are:
- how was ur day
- tell me about urself and family background
- why do u want to join caritor
- Did u attend any other company and why were u not selected

My Technical round

It was around 25 to 30 mins
I - may I come in sir
T.hr-plz come in, take ur seat, so how was ur day?
I- great sir

T.hr- so ur from MCA, do u know COBOL
I- yes sir.
T- so rank urself for Cobol
i-7/10
t- that's good, but why 7? can u write the sections and divisions?
I-wrote some of them and said I need to brush up as I studied that subject long back.

t- so u know C and C++ tell me the difference

t-explain Dijkstra's algorithm? Done
t-ru interested in puzzles
I-absolutely no sir.
t-gave me the above mentioned puzzle
t-very good, thank you.

My H.R round
It was around 5 to 10 mins
Hint: prepare for the following questions before HR round

Hr- tell me about family background

Hr-tell me something which is unique about urself

hr -why do u want to join r company

hr- what are ur goals and objectives
i-i want to become s/w architect or project manager

hr- everybody will have d same goal and objective?

I-no sir, I'm basically from commerce and I was very much interested in IT field and so I switched from commerce to IT;

HR-if I give u finance dept ?
I- I'll surely do it sir

hr-"so u will again switch to commerce"
I- I'm really interested in software but if u want me to do in finance than surely ill do.
Hr- ok thank you, do u have any questions

I-could u tell me about the training prog
hr-explained

i-cos many company have 5 to 6 months of training

hr-have u attended any other company
I-yes sir this is my 5th company

hr-so why didn't u get through
I- explained

hr-what is ur domicile
I-Bangalore and I continued for another 2 to 4 mins
hr- ok thank you
I-thank you sir

So finally we got the results at 12.45am next day and 64 were selected and were given offer letters and I was one of them.

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