IBM Placement Papers

Company: IBM India Pvt Limited

1.WRITTEN TEST:
It contains 3 sections.
SECTION 1 :
Questions : 15
Time : 13 minutes
No negative marking
There will be questions based on a pattern in matrix form. this was a new variant,but a cake wlk for anyone preparing for CAT like me !
Column1 column2 column3 column4
Row1 @ * 2 Z
Row2 S K ? \$
Row3 I P Z +
Row4 # 8 F Q

Questions r as follows ( not same questions but same type)

1.if column1 , Column 4 r interchanged and row3 , row4 r interchanged and diagonal elements from top left to bottom right r written in reverse order then what is the element in row1 and column 1?
2.if Z’s in odd numbered rows r replced with 7’s and S’s in odd numbered columns r replaced with 5’s then which column elements sum equals to 9?
3.After giving similar type of conditions , what is the element left to H? In this section they gave around 4 matrices of this type and gave some questions for each matrix.

SECTION 2 of written test :
Questions :20
Time: 20
Negative marking : 1/4
NUMBER SERIES : simple but v shud b very quick….time is very very very imp 4this section frnds dont get confused really very simple section and 1more thing is the invigilaor signals time 4 every 30 secs dont feel tensewth tht just go wth ur work..
EX: 17,18,19,34,35,19,20,___
Ans….21
EX: 22,21,34,33,45,____
Ans……44
EX: 40,41,41,42,42,42,44,44,____
Ans…..44
here usually two number series will be mixed it very easy but should identify it

SECTION 3 of written test
Analytical type Questions
Negative marking(1/4)
time : 12 min
Questions : 15
.1 If a company produces 15 different model of tv sets, 2 inchs screen and 4 different model of 4 inch screen size then how many model should vendor has for all the model.
2 If a team consists 20 members in which 20% are mathematician then how many member should they hire sothat the ratio would become 10/11.
3 The rate of color toner increases \$33 to \$35 and rate of black&white toner increases \$28 to \$29 if company spend \$1540 in which 3/5 is color toner how much is total expenditure.
4 A computer shop consists 3 brand’s alptop .Laptop of brand A is sold 3/16, B is sold 1/16 and c is sold ? then what fraction is sold by the shop in all.
Ans 1/16
5 printer A prints 8192 character per min and printer B prints 13862 character per min four character are equal to one word. Printer A starts at 7:15 am while Printer B starts at 7:29 am then at what time both will have same no of words printed
6 In a library there are 5 cluster and each is having 44 books(module). In first weak 75 books are used, in second 95, in third 95 and in fourth 160 books are used.then tell how much fraction of books are used
7 We have 171 kg rice custing 7 rs/kg.we have rice at 11 rs/kg and 2 rs/kg .then after mixing 11 rs/kg and 2 rs/kg rice. What is quantity of 11 rs/kg rice ..
Ans : 76.00
8 rectangular room has width half of its length. When 6 is decreased from both length and width then its area is differed by 108 so find the width.
Ans : l =8
W=4
9 rectangular room has width twice of its length. When 6 is decreased from both length and width then its area is differed by 108 so find the width.
L=4
W=8

ROUND 2 ,3,4
which were GD’s and interviews was rather easy. ANy body who speeks politely and speaks sense was taken in GD.
I had a combioned interview ,both HR and tech together. Trust me these people from IBM were the most helpful interviiew panel I’ve ever had.
So crack the written test and youll get through
All the best guys !

IBM Placement Papers