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Mahindra Satyam Interview Questions

Updated 4 Feb 2015
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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    Three rounds for Mahindra Satyam recruitment process

    1.Written Test

    2.Technical

    3.HR

    1. Written Test

    a)Verbal ability

    No of questions-100

    Time Limit:40 Minutes

    Each Question carry one mark

    Basic English grammar like

    Prepositions, articles, tenses,

    Fill in the blanks and reading comprehension.

    GRE and CAT Model Questions

    Grammar concepts,Error correction,..
    Practice More from Verbal ability

    b)Aptitude and Reasoning

    No of questions :70

    Time Limit :40 Minutes

    Topics like Percentage,

    Profit andLoss,

    Time an work,

    Time and distance,

    Partnership, Mixtures, Problems on trains,

    Calendar,

    Analogy,

    Coding-decoding, Direction sense test,

    Series Completion.
    More Practice Tests for Aptitude and Reasoning
    Easy Methods to learn Aptitude and Reasoning

    Technical and HR interviews follows next for the written qualified candidates.

    Prepare well your core subjects well for the TR.

    2.Technical

    For the technical interview round they mostly ask questions about your area of specialization. If you have an IT background they may ask questions from basic c++, Java, Software engineering, Data structure, DBMS, RDBMS, basics of computer hardware and on similar topics.

    3 HR Interview Round

    In the HR Interview round they test your patience and stress level. In this round the main focus remains on communication skill, behavior and confidence. The HR interview is usually started with questions on family background, Project and area of specialization. All other questions as usual

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    Service Delivery Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Mahindra Satyam (London, England) in January 2008.

    Interview

    Intial call from Talent acquistion followed up by 2 phone interviews with HR and Competency team.
    This was followed up with a 1:1 interview with the hiring manager for this role. From intial call to negotiation took 3 weeks, following which an offer was made. A straightforward process without undue complications.

    Interview Questions

    • What do you see as the biggest challenge in applying your skills outside the IT managed services industry to this role   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Make sure you know what you want and articulate a case for it. Be concise but be prepared to be flexible if it is the job you really want.

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    Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Mahindra Satyam.

    Interview

    I am talking about back in 2005

    Written test on aptitude.- Screening
    Group discussion.- Screening
    Interview.-Screening

    Written test appeared: 150+
    GD:50+
    Interview: 20+
    Final selection: 7

    Panel was friendly. consisted of 2 guys. One HR and one Tech.
    Not much difficult questions

    Interview Questions

    • You have a piece of Hot iron in a tightly enclosed room. What will be the mode of Heat transfers?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    No negotiation. Campus placement in 2005

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    Senior Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chennai (India)
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Mahindra Satyam (Chennai (India)).

    Interview

    1) Interview intimation email
    2) Face to Face interview
         - Technical round 1
            Interview panel with 2 people with mid-level experience. Discussion was on basic technical aspects. Purpose is to filter for the next technical round
         - Technical round 2
            Interview panel with 3 people with mid and upper level experience. Discussion was on my complete technical competency mentioned in the resume
         - Manager round
            Direct discussion with the project manager to whom we might be working if selected. Discussion was based on the project requirement and able to align with the project responsibilities
    3) HR discussion over phone
           Had discussion on the salary and bonus related.

    Interview Questions

    • Few analytical and reasoning questions were tough to answer. On whole it is a good interview I had   Answer Question

    Reasons for Declining

    Job responsibility demanded me to work late evening 8 PM which I could not adhere with due to personal reasons later

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    User Experience Practice Lead Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    Very informal interview, my manager had excellent communication skills and he made me feel comfortable, and meet up with senior people in his team, upfront. Very clear definition of my role is what he had in mind, also the role and responsibilities were defined well to incorporate flexibility. Overall experience was really good.

    Interview Questions

  7.  

    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    No Offer

    Interview

    Usual process of HR interview followed by technical and business team managers. Usual process of HR interview followed by technical and business team managers. Usual process of HR interview followed by technical and business team managers. Usual process of HR interview followed by technical and business team managers.

    Interview Questions

    • Give examples of tough situations in previous role and how did you manage.   Answer Question
  8.  

    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Mahindra Satyam.

    Interview

    2 rounds, 1 with senior manager and 1 with hr.
    HR is formality, discussing what they can offer and asking you about preferences.

    Interview Questions

    • typical challenges in executing projects, what processes worked on (QMS, ITIL, Agile)   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Little bit

  9.  

    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    No Offer

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 5 weeksinterviewed at Mahindra Satyam.

    Interview

    tiring and OK.

    Interview Questions

    • how can you justify joining this company   1 Answer
  10.  

    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore (India)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Mahindra Satyam (Bangalore (India)).

    Interview

    HR called up an scheduled an face to face interview. he was very polite to schedule according to my convenience as i was working. ASIC team manager and team lead interview me.
    They mostly asked about my previous projects and the problems i faced and how i handled.
    Apart from that team lead asked about digital basics and some verilog code explanation.

    office location, space was good. Work culture was good.

    Interview Questions

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    Project Lead Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād (India)
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Interview

    Joined as Fresher. One round of interview, not technical. Asked questions about Electronics and some HR questions.

    Negotiation

    No negotiation.

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