Company: Accenture services
Test date: 17th January, 2011. Bangalore Institute Of Technology
Giving accenture was nice experience for me,and i was very glad that i was selected and cleared all the rounds.
TEST PATTERN: There was total 55 questions and time alloted was 60 minutes. Question paper consisted of 3 sections namely.
1. English(question based on usages of preposition;sentence correction; and passage)
3.and simple maths problem,and problem bassed on venn diagrams and set theory.)
4.last was essay writing.the topic given to us was GLOBAL WARMING.maths was damm easy and i suggest practice R.S aggarwal,and solve previous year problems.
Almost 370 students sat for this exam and just 23 were shortlisted for and interview
round.and i was 1 of the lucky to be get selected. There was 2 interview round.first was technical and second was hr interview.there was no group discussion in our college.
In the Technical round i was very nervous because i was totally unprepared and it was my 1st interview. I suggest you to keep yourself calm and be confident.when i entered the chamber i did same. The interviewer knows about me everything.
Me: may i came in ma’m
Int: yes vivek, do get in.
I was very nervous
Int: You seems nervous, be calm vivek
then i took a long breathe
Int: She started seeing my resume and marks card,y you have scored very less marks in maths 12th
me:ma’m i was preparing for iit-jee,so the syllabus was totally diffrent from ncert.
Int: Ohhks,okies tell me 1 thing :i gave u a cake,and that cake was cut into random
piece,how will u distribute the remaining piece into 5 equal parts?
Me: I was really dumb at that time, don’t knw how to crack this.she gave me 2 minutes,I kept on thinking,then she said change the way u r thinking,then oh god it clicked,I replied cake should be cut in slices,;i.e horizontally.she was impressed
Int: Since I was into electronics stream,she asked can tell me vivek how the call is been made in the cellphone.
me:oh god this seems to be my dream question,this was the thing i was good at wireless communication.i gave the full details of call from mobile to exchange(bts,msc,bcs,bla,bla)
i stretched this to 15 minutes
in:she said ok,so what u are doing final year project?
me:since in vtu final year project is decided in 8th sem, i said that clearly.bt i said i had done my training in BSNL.
i suggest u all to prepare atlest ur training or final year project for ur technical round
in:she asked me what is the diff b/w c and c++,what is stack,what is pointer,tell me
algorithm for bubble sort
me:i didnt master all this,yet i replied to her question,making her that i know something.
in:vivek,can you write the c++ programme on palindrome
me:i looked at her,she gave me paper,this was the programme i just saw when i was
about to enter for an interview,oh god luck was favoring me today,i just wrote that
programme and explained her to the fullest.
interview went around till 35-40 minutes
in:thanks vivek,nice talking to you.
me:i said thank you ma’m,and came out.
Next was HR round,the person who were shortlisted for technical round were forwarded to HR round.i was 1 of them
My name was called after 30 minutes.
me:good evening maam
hr:vivek,tell me about yourself(this is the common question asked in every interview,so be prepared for it)me:i had good preparation for this question so i replied
hr:what is your strength
me:i replied(plz be sure about your strength and reply properly)
hr:then the same repeated question ,what is your weakness
me:i replied(be sure weakness ,dnt let to the negative)
hr:ok vivek, you are given a situation,where you are in middle,8 people are in ur
opposition,how will you convince them.
me:i tried my best to impress her.
hr:are u a good team leader?
me:yes ma’m,i have organised many events in collages,i have a gr8 social n/w,i was vice captain of my school blah blah
hr:who is the ceo of accenture
me:william d green(i suggest you to read the full company profile before you go 4 any interview)
hr:are you ready to work in night shifts and anywhere?
hr:the last and the most important question i was asked was “for how many years do
want to join accenture?”
Me: Thought for a while and answered LIFETIME(she laughed and told r u sure, i said yes