Birlasoft Placement Paper & Interview

Company: Birla Soft

Whole procedure consisted of 3 rounds

1) Written test
2) Group Discussion
3) Technical cum HR Interview


Consisted of 50 questions to be completed in an hour……I took 50 mins really surprised….thought I wont clear the paper

There was negative marking of.25


Mainly java and DBMS theoretical questions

2 questions from Software engineering

2)20-Quantitative aptitude

2-3 quests decimal to hexadecimal and octal

Mixture and allegation


Q gain 50%, loss 50%.find total loss percent Average
Very simple, basic level quest in this section RS Aggarwal is sufficient for this section


3-4 Vocabulary

Q synonym for Amenities
Ans Facilities

Q antonym to autonomous
Ans dependent

2-3 wrong Sentence questions

2-3 idioms and phrases

Q “if winters come, can spring be far behind”….what does it mean?

Q chicken hearted stands for kind hearted or weak hearted or…….


On the same day at about 8-8.30 p.m


Other topics were”MALIKA SHERAWAT in kajrare song”

“Should international Men’s day be celebrated?”

He was judging not only our communication skills but also

Our body language

And if we were listening to other group members or not

Don’t speak only for speaking…………u must have logical point

In our panel there was cool guy ………he asked every one to conclude the GD which showed whether we were listening or not

Our GD was not mass elimination round …..…7 out of 10 were selected……he said…..that was the best GD he ever had.


On the next day

Firstly we had a PPT……must for HR

PPT at 9 a.m

Then I was called for interview at about 1 p.m

In My panel ……two guys……one for HR and other for TECHNICAL

Me: May I come in sir.

Sir1: come in

Me: A very gud after noon sir.

Sir2: Gud after noon

Tip:-don’t dare to sit till ask to do so.

Sir2: Have a seat

Me: Thank u sir

Sir2: Can I have ur CV.

Me: I Was told earlier to paste a photo on CV and took it separately in hand, out of file.

So just gave him.

Sir1: hmmm…NEHA NARULA.Are u some what related to nirula’s?

Me: no Sir

Sir2: He asked me about my training at CONVERGYS.

Me: I explained him all……blahblah. And added this training was beyond my curriculum.

Sir2: beyond curriculum? But this training program was in ur curriculum

Me: Sir,this one month training was not in my curriculum…..i had undergone one more training at…… mentioned in my CV

Sir2: So what u did there?

Me: Again explained him all….blahblah

Sir1: k, what languages u knw?

Me: c/c++,core java

Sir1: He asked me about java…its features?

Me: I said polymorphism, inheritance,encapsulation..blahblah…..he asked me to explain all.

I explained polymorphism, inheritance.

Sir1: He interrupted me and asked what u said about encapsulation?

Me: I think he was checking my presence of my mind .coz I hadn’t explained encapsulation

then. I said I havn’t….blahblah.

Sir1: oh! Dat polymorphisms

Me: then I explain all again with function overloading and operator overloading…then I said oh sory….java doesn’t support operator overloading. he was really impressed

Sir2: k,what is overriding?

Me: I forgot… I said,,,,,,,,,not being able to recollect

Sir2: It is related to inheritance.

Me: sorry sir

Sir1: Difference between DBMS and RDBMS,,,,Ms access is RDBMS and DBMS?

Me: Explained all…….though I was not sure about ms access, but I sad Ms Access is DBMS.

Sir1: Have u done any language beyond ur curriculum?

Me: Yes Sir, Core java and SQL

Sir1: SQL….k what is SQL?

Me: sequential query language

Sir1: Sequential or structured?

Me: Sir I read 3-4 full forms of SQL…..i don’t knw wich one is true yet.

Again a smile

I was soooooooo confident that he was really really impressed

Sir1: Which buk u followed?

Me: Again I forgot……then I said Navathe….though I followed Korth.

Sir2: siblings?


Sir1: Why Birlasoft?

Me: with a pause,,,,,I said there is an ample scope for an individual to grow coz the company provides extensive training in technical and soft skills,,,,,,,,,,SEI CMMI level 5 company,,,,,,,ISO certified ………..all from PPT

Tip: must prepare for

Questions like …why this company?

Why I hire u? (Don’t b arrogant here)

Sir1: ok! U have any prob if I send u to Chennai?


Sir1: night Shift?


Sir1: ur parents will allow…blahblah

Me: yes sir,,,,,my and my sis’s career is the primitive priority of my family

Sir1: in which sec u wan go development or maintenance

Me: development sir

Sir2: but we will send u in maintenance

Me: k Sir

Sir1: u don’t hav a job then don’t say its ok…;)

Me: no sir it’s not like that

Sir2: I think she might not knowing about development or maintenance…..

Me: J not exactly sir

Sir1: k, would u like to ask something?

Me: What are the ongoing projects?

Sir1: Lots of project……..

Me: what challenges I will be facing at birlasoft?

Sir1:…………………………………… don’t remember what he said.

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