selection criteria was above 58 percent widout any backlogs. stages:
1 General aptitude test
2 Technical interview
3 HR interview
GENERAL APTITUDE TEST:
paper was almost a repetitive paper of previous year.ppl u,l find it in
,freshersworld,. remeber answer sheet was very confusing so better b
careful while markin urans. now paper was of 3 major sections.
dere were 2 subsections containin series questions and simple elementary maths.
were 3 subsections containin 1 RC(READG COMPREHENSN),1 relations
question(a different question wich uâ€™l find only in MASTEK apti
subsection of FLOWCHARTS .DERE WERE 2 FLOWCHARTS wich u need 2 decode
and den ans five questions per flowchart.(challenging subsection.i will
advice u 2 attempt dis at d end)
pure mathematics questions (total 20 questions)
pls do prepare TIME,WORK,PROFIT-LOSS,PERCENTAGES,AGESdats more dan enough from R.S.AGARWAL.
u mus b thinking dat in section1 also I mentioned some maths ques bt
dise ques r very-very simple and most of d ques can b solved using
Total dere r 70 ques(20,30,20) in 70-75 mins. Negative marking of 0.25, No sectional cut-offs
overall cut-off is very-very high approx. 65% .pls b very careful while
marking ur ans.bt remember paper is very-very simple.a good logical and
cool mind will definitely crack it.
All d best!!!!!!!!!
Around 200 students appeared; of dose shortlisted candidates from apti were only 69.jus chk out d selection and cut-off.
I was 1 of dem and den came d next step of technical interview.My chance came at .
MASTEK is known for its tech.intervw.so first step is study urresume well.u shuld b able 2 ans all ques arising from urresume. Be very careful wid urtechnical skills and project dat uâ€™ve appended in urresume.
Let me share wid u all my intervw
My tech intervw lasted for 90 mins(long time naâ€¦â€¦â€¦.). First 15 mins was a kind of HR. Den d game begin.
interviewer was very chilled out in casuals.he asked me abt my WT
PROJECT and specially my contributn in dat project. I was able 2 ans
He den asked me â€ś wat have u learnt from dese 3 years of engg.?â€ť
answered â€ś sir, as d engg studies r theoretical so v students r not
into practical aspect of d subjects studied much derefor trainin phase
is very imp.i have learnt 2 manage myself and 2 handle stress well in
dese years.â€ť( quite a diplomatic ans bt wen uâ€™l read further uâ€™l
get 2 kno how I was stress interviewedâ€¦â€¦â€¦.)
he asked me a question wich was a kind of project 2 me. The ques was if
1 clicks url of reliance den 1 shuld get d required data. Actually
ques was very complicated bt I was able 2 debug only dis part of d
ques.i asked him2 grant me sum time & he den came aftr 15 mins.
explained dynamic pages concept 2 him. Lukin his expressn I learnt dat
heâ€™s not convinced. I thought Iâ€™l b kicked out of mastek so I from
my side brought 2 his notice dat I kno C,C++,DATA STRUCTURES well. U
can consider dis as a very bold gutsy move from my side bt d situatn
Den he asked me wich is d best soting method?
I answered HEAP SORT
I explained heap sort wid an example 2 him.
he asked me 1-2 difficult ques wich I culdnt remember as I didnâ€™t
ansd dem..he was generous enough coz he gav me 20 mins 2 ans dem bt I
was unable 2 do so.
Den he told me dat my score is negative, here came my strong points jus pay attention further.
I told him dat since heap sort is creatin problem so weâ€™l choose quick sort and began explainin dat 2 him.
told me dat am good at marketing and was persuading me 2 go for MBA and
not IT BACKGROUND.bt here came my real test and strictly told him dat
am NOT plnnin for mba( jus donâ€™t reveal ur further studies plan 2
dem-never.if u reveasl den sure uâ€™l b rejectd). I told him dat since
I am doin my engg in computers so want 2 b an IT PROFESSIONAL for
initial part of my career and since every companies inclusive of IT
requires marketing. Dis was a smart ans and den he asked me 2 leave.
cumin out I felt dat mayb il b rejected.bt after 10 mins 2 my surprise
he himself came out and told me dat Iâ€™v 2 go thru 1 more intervw and
asked me 2 wait in dat special room itself. D volunteers told me d guys
whor thru for next round r only allowed 2 wait here in dis special
place. I den felt much better and much confident for next round.
It was . I had nothing from d morning bt thnx 2 volunteers who gave some biscuits.i was made 2 wait for 2 hrs at a stetch and at I was called for HR intervw.
INTERVWER was a young, beautiful lady.
She was very-very strong in her English and had n anglo-indian accent.
Den came first ques:
I saw u waitin for quite a long time. How r u feelin now?
Ans: feelin perfect. For me job cums first.
She broke me and told datdis is wrong attitude urlife is far more imp dan job.
Den I told her dat I want gud job for better secured future.
Den she told me dat donâ€™t giv me diplomatic ans ,I want concrete ans from u.
I was den a bit nervous bt I kept myself calm and brought myself back 2 track.
explained d difference btwn COMPS AND IT 2 HER.(ANS:COMPUTERS deals wid
both HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE while IT only deals in software.iwas
fascinated from my 10th std wid computers and wanted 2 kno each &
every integral hardware in computer)
Q; Wat is hardware?
I explained it properly 2 her.
Q: wat d first thng uâ€™l do after leavin dis room?
I told her Iâ€™l first pack my bag and den Iâ€™l have sumthng.
Q: wat new technologies u kno?
explained her abt BLUERAY DISCS IN detail( blue ray discs r latest
discs wid a memory capacity of 4-8 gb).den she broke me in between and
Q: how u keep urself updated?
I told her dat thru newspapers,tv and computers.
Q: wich sites u search for technologies?
I told her dat no special sites as such I jus search on google
Q: wat u kno abt mastek.i mean abt its lates projects?
explained her abt mastek dat I culd remember and mentioned her abt
mastekâ€™s LRR PROJECT(BIGGEST . NET PROJECT being workd upon londonâ€™s congestn and traffic)
Guys pls attend d ppt(pre-placemt talk well and note d imp points. Dis is imp step for any company and not only for mastek)
Q: y mastek shuld hire u?
( dis ans of mine is 1 of d most famous ans in my college)
MASTEK as d name suggest is MASTER OF TECHNOLOGY and I want 2 b a
master. Apart from hardworking and sincere I seriously follow 3 Dâ€™S
DETERMINATION-TO DO SUMTHNG
DEDICATION-TOWARDS MY WORK
DEVOTION-TOWARDS MY ORGANISATN
Q: wats urshort term goal and long term goal?
Short term goal is 2 b a group leader and 2 b a project head 2 handle various projects
Long term goal is 2 b CEO of d organztn
(she intervened in btwn: )
Q: y CEO wat is CEO and wat does CEO DOES?
( GUYS DIS ANS OF MINE WAS AGAIN A GUTSY ANS PLS B CAREFUL WHILE ANSWERNG)
ANS: ceo is chief executive officer
CEO actually supervises execution of various activities in d orgnztn.
Q: do u want 2 ask nethng?
( pls here I made a blunder bt luckily had a narrow escape)
I asked how a fresher is absorbd in a company and wat happens in d
trainin phase. Is he/she is supervised by any supervisor.
She answered dese ques .den came another ques from my side
asked â€ś if an employee is not gud in technical and if heâ€™s gud in
marketing or other stuff den wat opportunities d cmpny provides ?
She answered.den atlast I stopped and was asked 2 leave.
warning: donâ€™t ask many ques like me. Jus ask a simple plain ques
widout afectng d prestige of d organizatn and never ever discuss wid d
interview lasted for 35-40 mins. Den after 10 mins I was given d news
of my life thru an volunteer dat I was selected. It was
Den at I was called for verification of my certificates. Den at I was awarded wid n offer letter. Total 26 got placed on 69 shortlisted candidates. By godâ€™s grace I was 1 of dem.
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