Convergys Placement Paper

Company: CONVERGYS India Services Pvt Ltd

Convergys Solutions India Written Test:

English – Verbal Section: 20 questions 20 minutes

There was a passage on Yahoo answers, with blanks and we need to fill it up using the given four options.The passage was about 750 words and so there were 20 blanks.
Eg : Even great people are _______ (1) by some questions.

1. a) bamboozled
d) defeated

You can answer the above blank correctly only if you have the total idea of the passage. Sometimes the options are so similar that you feel that may all the four options are correct. So u need to understand the context of the passage and so the most appropriate word should fit in.

Aptitude : 45 qs 48 mins

Venn diagrams :
Guys these are the easiest ones. They asked many questions based on Venn diagrams.
Eg: In a website which has three links of the total 142 surfers who visited the site 67 clicked home, 56 clicked signin and 45 clicked next. 6 clicked only home and signin but not next. 10 clicked home and next links, 27 clicked only next link and 2 clicked all the three links.

1.How many clicked only Home link (and 4 options ) Ans 51
2.How many clicked only Signin link Ans 40
3.How many did not click ?only home link? Ans 91

One Cube problem: 5 questions = 5 marks :
A wooden cube is painted with black paint.Then it is sliced into 3 squares of the same thickness.The first square is cut into 4 equal blocks.The middle slice of wood is cut into 9 equal blocks.The last slice is cut into 16 equal blocks

1.How many block(s) have paint on one side
2.How many block(s) have paint on 2 sides
3.How many block(s) have paint on 3 sides
4.How many block(s) have paint on all 4 sides
5.How many block(s) have no paint at all
1. 8
2. 12
3. 8
4. 0
5. 1

Convergys Data Sufficeieny Questions :
Each bit has a ?question? like is a > b ?
With two statements
1. a>c

a)1st Statement alone will give result.
b)2nd Statement alone will give result.
c)1st n 2nd Statement both will give result.
d)Results can not be obtained

So the answer for the above example is d.

Attention To detail / data :
Three numbers are given ..u need to decide which two are similar or if all three are different or similar.

1. 8849651 2. 8849561 3. 8849651
a) 1&2 are same
b) 2&3 are same
c) all are same
d)1 & 3 are same
e)all are different
ANS: d

1. Niziamuddin 2. Nizeamuddin 3. Niziammudin
a) 1&2 are same
b) 2&3 are same
c) all are same
d)1 & 3 are same
e)all are different
ANS : e

0 is represented as * and 1 is represented as $
as we move left the weight increases in power of 2
like 1 is represented as $ ..3 as $$?? 4 as $**

This I feel is a bit time consuming..Five questions were based on these :
$**$$** X $*$**$* /$**$$* = ?
and four options in the same code ! SO be quick here?.

The next three sections are:-
UNIX OS Operating System, RDBMS Relational Database Management Systems, C++ Computer Programming Language:
I took a look at the question and then chose the nearest answer. In C++ we can score above cut off with good knowledge in C programming?The cut off for non cse & IT students wil be lower

Only 6 were selected from an approximately 160 students
And I was one of them !!!

Convergys HR Technical INTERVIEW Part:
The interview was conducted on 26 August ,Sunday at Convergys campus at hitech city,hyd.

After a brief presentation about the company we were informed that there next rounds will be Group Discussion and then Technical(& HR) Interview.

We were divided in groups of 14 and were given 10 minutes to decide the topic by ourselves.If the Judge did not like the topic or thought that they are too easy he shoots his own topic?

Almost no topic was decided by the candidates..The panel itself gave the topic..
Few topics were
Relevance of Chake de India
Relevance of Munnabhai Gandhigiri in Todays generation
Relevance of Rang De basanthi?

The interview introduced himself and asked me to be seated. He was cool. Expected no formalities. He saw my CV and asked me to tell him about myself.
Then he asked me if I knew C, C++ unix, Rdbms sql.
I said I only know C so he asked me.
? Then how did you pass the written test ? By luck?
I answered well and he moved on and started on C.

?I give you an array of wch has 10 numbers from 1-9, so only one number is repeated how will you find out repeated number, quickly??

Like the question was ??.
Int A[10] = {1,2,4,6,3,5,5,7,8,9}
I said ? Take the sum of all the numbers in the array and subtract the sum from 1-9 ie.,9*10/2 = 45 and whatever is the difference, that number is repeated.?

He asked me to write a function to swap two numbers?

Difference between structure and union.
Difference between class and structure.

He asked a few easy questions from network theory, stld microprocessors.
I didnt answer microprocessors well
Then a few more of logical questions from maths and C (calloc, malloc, files).

Then he asked:
?Ok .Why should I take you ??
I answered this one very well.
He asked ?any questions? and I said ?none?, shaked hands and left.
A possible question can be what the three sets of dots could relate to convergys corporation in the company?s logo.
I was lucky and got selected.

Convergys Placement Paper

About Convergys

Convergys Corporation was a corporation based in Cincinnati, Ohio, that sold customer management and information management products, primarily to large corporations.visit offical website of Convergys for more details.

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