Cognizant Off Campus Interview Experience

Round 1:  Cognizant  recruitment process starts with online test, system must be webcam enabled. The test was conducted on aspiring minds platform. The test has 4 sections which are given below –

  • Logical Reasoning
    • Questions – 14
    • Time – 14 mins
    • topics (coding deductive logical, blood relation, direction sense, logical word sequence, data sufficiency).
  • Quantitative Aptitude
    • Questions – 16
    • Time – 16 mins
    • topics(LCM & HCF, Numbers, Divisibility, Profit-Loss, Speed distance, pipes and cistern)
  • Verbal Ability
    • Questions – 25
    • Time – 25 mins
    • topics(Synonyms, Antonyms, Error Identification etc)
  • Auto mata Fix (Correct the code/ write logic)
    • Questions – 7
    • Time – 20 min
    • topics (String manipulation, searching sorting, recursion, array and matrices etc)
    • Practice Easy Level code from geeksforgeeks on above topics will be helpful.

Round 2:

After qualifying written round, I got mail for further rounds. Prepare with the basics in computer programming language you are comfortable with. I was asked to write code palindrome string, recursion problems .

Topics to be prepared with the basics –

  • C, Cpp, Java (prepare basics).
  • DBMS (SQL, Joins, Triggers, Stored Procedures, Normalization).
  • OS (Deadlock, Scheduling ).
  • Data Structures.
  • OOPS (aggregation, association, specialization, generalization, IS-A relationship, Encapsulation, Polymorphism ) .
  • Project (Major / Minor)

Round 3:   HR interview lasted within 5 min. .I was asked to introduce myself, relocation etc .

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My Personal Notes arrow_drop_up

Slightly above the average guy | Love dataStructure() and algorithm(Math logic)

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