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Sapient Consultant interview

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Aaditya GuptaFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus at NIT Raipur for Consultant role at Sapient
Interview Process
Test Technical Interview HR Interview
Round 1

Test

Test Sections
  • Section 1: Written Test
Interview Experience
Written Test consists of following sections:
Technical sections had questions from almost all the sections(C, C++, DBMS, DS, OS)
Quantitative aptitude’s questions were good.. All were almost of R. S. Aggarwal’s level.
Logical reasoning and verbal ability was good.. Some questions were little tough.
Interview Tips
Try to be fast n practice Quantitative aptitude to increase speed..
Round 2

Technical Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: What is Difference between C,C++?
  • Question 2: What is a class?
  • Question 3: What is an object?
  • Question 4: What is static variable?
  • Question 5: What is difference between Static and Global Vaiable?
  • Question 6: What are pointers?
  • Question 7: what are structures?
  • Question 8: What is a stack and various operations on it?
  • Question 9: what are 3 steps for using function in c?
  • Question 10: What is limit for no of arguments passed to functions? if limit is 10 den how to pass more parameters? Ans:- either Array or Structure
  • Question 11: What is union?
  • Question 12: What is difference between if else and switch case statements?
  • Question 13: What are member functions?
  • Question 14: Find the output:- a=5;b=4;c=++a+b--; find c?
  • Question 15: Plant 10 plants in 5 rows such that each row has 4 plants.
  • Question 16: There is 2 pot one red and one blue. one pot contains tressure. Two statement are given 1. only one of the statement is correct. 2. Blue pot has the tressure. Find the tressure?
  • Question 17: Exceptions handling in java?
Interview Experience
Technical Interview was conducted on skype. I was able to answer most of the questions. And if i could not answer i tried to explain my approach using examples...It lasted for 50 mins..
Interview Tips
Brush up basics knowledge of C,C++ and be confident of what you know. And try to explain your approach if you couldn't tell answer.
Round 3

HR Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: Run me through your resume.
  • Question 2: Mostly my nterview was project based. He asked me to explain me my project. My contribution in it.
  • Question 3: what are your 5 year plans.
Interview Experience
This interview was also through skype. You can drive this Interview towards the direction you want... This interview also lasted for 50 mins... I explained him my project.
Interview Tips
Just be cool.. He was just checking your confidence n spirit to complete the task given to you..

All the best!!!!
Skills

Skills Tested

  • C,C++
Resources

Preparation materials

Books
  • C++ Books By Sumita Arora,
  • General Aptitude By RS Agrawal,
General Tips
Practice Quant regularly from Rs.Agrawal, solve questions on DBMS and C,C++ from India Bix.. Test was conducted by AMCAT so try to find if its questions are available on internet.
Motivation for applying
Its clients which are AUDI, Ferrari, Coca-cola,Unilever.
Funny Moments
To try to make me comfortable he asked me weather i like coke or pepsi. He asked why? i said bcoz i feel coke has little less soda content in it.:P Next when i told him my hobbies are watching sitcoms he asked which sitcoms have u watched. I started naming sitcoms he had to intreuppt me.. den asked which one u liked best n y i was telling him the reason then in between he asked me about my project n i thought it was about sitcom so i was answering him about sitcom rather than my project then after a big confusion i co
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Sapient Software developer interview

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Bala KrishnaFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus at NIT Jalandhar for Software developer role at Sapient
Interview Process
Test Technical Interview HR Interview
Round 1

Test

Test Sections
  • Section 1: Apptitude
Interview Experience
It would quite a simple test, covering basic questions from general mathematics and algebra
Interview Tips
Practice "Aptitude" on daily basis
Round 2

Technical Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: Explain Network Layers?
  • Question 2: What is a Dead Lock?
  • Question 3: Explain Paging and Segmentation
  • Question 4: pirates of different ages have a treasure of 100 gold coins. On their ship, they decide to split the coins using this scheme: The oldest pirate proposes how to share the coins, the OTHER pirates (not including the oldest) will vote for or against it. If 50% or more of the pirates vote for it, then the coins will be shared that way. Otherwise, the pirate proposing the scheme will be thrown overboard, and the process is repeated with the pirates that remain. Assuming that all 5 pirates are intelligent, rational, greedy, and do not wish to die, (and are rather good at maths for pirates) what will happen?
Interview Experience
Technical Interview in sapient will be quite related to understand of your basic concepts. The round also includes Puzzles. Try Practising some random puzzles from internet.
Interview Tips
Be active and Interactive. Even, if you do not know the answer, try explaining your approach. That would get you marks.
Round 3

HR Interview

Interview Questions
    Interview Experience
    The HR carries larger wait-age in Sapient. Do not panic. He will give you enough time to settle down by asking background questions. He will only try to analyse the kind of person you are. Be true to yourself and your are sure to be successful
    Skills

    Skills Tested

    • Basic Concepts of Launguages
    • Operating System
    • Networks
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    Sapient Associate technology trainee interview

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    Mahi Kiran Reddy SiddareddyFresherSelected
    Application
    I was interviewed on-campus at NIT Bhopal for Associate technology trainee role at Sapient
    Interview Process
    Test Technical Interview HR Interview
    Round 1

    Test

    Test Sections
    • Section 1: AMCAT
    Interview Experience
    The test consisted of Aptitude section, Verbal reasoning, Logical reasoning, Programming section.
    Interview Tips
    Prepare for AMCAT
    Round 2

    Technical Interview

    Interview Questions
    • Question 1: What is the difference between Function definition and declaration
    • Question 2: How to swap numbers without using temporary variable
    • Question 3: Write a programme for Fibonacci series, length of string
    • Question 4: What are data types and pointers
    • Question 5: What is an array
    • Question 6: Some aptitude questions
    Round 3

    HR Interview

    Interview Questions
    • Question 1: Tell me about yourself
    • Question 2: Why do you want to join sapient
    • Question 3: Explain how did you face one complex situation in your life
    • Question 4: What are your interests
    • Question 5: Do you have any questions
    Skills

    Skills Tested

    • Aptitude
    • programming knowledge
    • communication skill
    General Tips
    Not too difficult. Prepare well for Aptitude and HR Round
    Motivation for applying
    Nice Work Culture
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    4

    Sapient interview

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    AnonymousFresherSelected
    Application
    I was interviewed on-campus at BIT Mesra for Sapient
    Interview Process
    Test SAPIENT FIT INTERVIEW Technical Interview HR Interview
    Round 1

    Test

    Test Sections
      Interview Experience
      Online Test: Vendor based online test consisting of 4 sections - Maths, Logical Reasoning, English and Technical(C/C++/DS/Debugging based Questions). This includes Sectional CutOff as well.
      Round 2

      SAPIENT FIT INTERVIEW

      Interview Experience
      One on One Interview, mostly an 'Introduce Yourself' short 3-5 minute Interview. Only to check your Communication Skills, Interest in the company and to know about you.
      Interview Tips
      Key : Dont keep shut, talk as much as you can only untill the interviewer Thank you.
      Round 3

      Technical Interview

      Interview Questions
        Interview Tips
        Technical/Domain Interview: Another One on One Interview. Technical Questions on Languages/DataBases and Projects/Internships mentioned by you in your Resume. Lots of Puzzles.
        In my case the Interviewer asked me questions on Database(3-4 queries),PHP,HTML,CSS,Internship,C/C++ Basics. Also I had 4 puzzles.
        This interview could be repeated for you if they would have put you on Waiting List. Expect 2-3 rounds of Technical Interview in such cases.
        Round 4

        HR Interview

        Interview Questions
          Interview Experience
          HR/Attribute Interview: There were 3 Interviewers but it was a cake walk.
          In my case, as I entered the room they said that this is not an interview, no questions asked here would have a correct/wrong answer. Its a normal chat, so be relaxed. Then they asked me a few questions like:
          If I am ready to relocate anywhere in India or Outside upon company needs.
          If I am ready to accept a project in Java ,if Sapient had trained you in DotNet earlier.
          Why I want to join Sapient.
          My Expectations from Sapient.
          What is Counter Strike. ( I mentioned winning a couple of gaming events in my Resume)
          What is Trading/Stocks/Exchange. (I had shown my interest in these things by mentioning the development of DalalStreet website by me)
          What are you proud of apart from your website DalalStreet. and a few more..
          Interview Tips
          Key : Just be yourself and be Confident in whatever you say. Show your eagerness to learn things (even if you don't want to tongue emoticon ). If you don't know anything, Confidently speak up you don't know. They hardly care, they only see if you are willing to learn.Also, I would add here that SGM is majorly into developing Trading application. SGM - GlobalMarketInstitute would provide you with 6 months of training in technology(Java/DotNet) and Finance(Share/Exchange/Equities etc), which would be a great experience. Hence a knowledge and interest in Share Trading stuff is highly appreciated if you plan to grow your career in Sapient Global Markets.Sapient is not difficult to crack, difficult is to crack it going to Mesra. I am trying to get Sapient directly to Patna for 2010 batch so that we can have a good bunch of BIT-P mates here.
          All the best! Cya many of you Soon smile emoticonFor any further details, Contact me at: akhilnaredi@facebook.com
          Skills

          Skills Tested

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            Sapient Software developer interview

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            Nihal BisenFresherSelected
            Application
            I was interviewed on-campus at NIT Meghalaya for Software developer role at Sapient
            Interview Process
            Technical Interview Puzzle Interview HR Interview
            Round 1

            Technical Interview

            Interview Questions
            • Question 1: Indroduce yourself ?
            • Question 2: Difference between method overloading and methode overriding ?
            • Question 3: Difference between switch case and if else statement?
            • Question 4: What is interface and abstract class?
            • Question 5: Whats is polymorphisom?
            • Question 6: What is inherritance ?
            • Question 7: default case in switch case.
            Round 2

            Puzzle Interview

            Interview Questions
            • Question 1: 8 metals bolls are similar ?
            Round 3

            HR Interview

            Interview Questions
            • Question 1: Introduce yourself apart from resume?
            • Question 2: What is your weaknesses ?
            • Question 3: Do you have any offer from any other company ?
            • Question 4: Which company would you like to join apart from sapient ?
            • Question 5: Have you ever worked in a team?
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            Sapient interview

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            AnonymousFresherSelected
            Application
            I was interviewed on-campus at BIT Mesra for Sapient
            Interview Process
            Test HR Interview Technical Interview
            Round 1

            Test

            Test Sections
              Interview Experience
              Written test is conducted by Aspiring Minds which consists of 4 sections:--
              1) English
              2) General Aptitude
              3) Programming concepts
              4) Logical reasoningThe initial test was amcat test, which consisted of aptitude, english comprehension(which was annoying because they ask a lot of unknown word meanings), C and C++ basic concepts. I cleared that test.
              Round 2

              HR Interview

              Interview Questions
              • Question 1: Tell me about yourself?
              • Question 2: Describe your project?
              • Question 3: What is the difference between C and C++?
              • Question 4: What is the difference between for and while loop?
              • Question 5: Write a program to add two numbers without using + operator.
              • Question 6: How to you reverse a string without using any looping and inbuilt functions?
              • Question 7: How many queues will you use to implement a priority queue?
              • Question 8: Which datastructure would you use to implement an heteregenous array?
              Round 3

              Technical Interview

              Interview Questions
              • Question 1: You are given a match-box and two candles of equal size, which can burn 1 hour each. You have to measure 90 minutes with these candles. (There is no scale or clock). How do you do?
              • Question 2: You have 8 balls which are identical(completely). You are given a weighing scale. How many times would you measure to get the odd ball out?
              • Question 3: Three friends rent a room for Rs.30 by paying Rs.10 each. The owner decides to give them a discount Rs.5 and gives it to the broker. The broker who a cunning man takes Rs.2. and returns one rupee to each of them. So the sum paid by each person would be Rs.9 which adds upto Rs.27 and the broker took Rs.2 ,so the total is Rs.29 where did that Re.1 go?
              Interview Experience
              Sapient(Trust me it's an awesome company .Be strong in technical area .)All placement papers i found Few days days back .Never knew It existed
              Skills

              Skills Tested

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                Sapient Accociate interview

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                AnonymousFresherSelected
                Application
                I was interviewed on-campus at Thapar University, Patiala for Accociate role at Sapient
                Interview Process
                Test Technical Interview HR Interview
                Round 1

                Test

                No. of Questions
                90 questions
                Test Sections
                • Section 1: Technical questions
                Interview Experience
                1 minute for each question. Completely technical round with questions on Java, algorithm and data structures
                Round 2

                Technical Interview

                Interview Questions
                • Question 1: Basic questions on Java and data structures with few analytics questions
                Round 3

                HR Interview

                Interview Questions
                • Question 1: Basic questions
                Interview Experience
                They ask about your interest, your hobbies and once you are done with this they will ask you questions on the hobbies you previously claimed you like.
                Skills

                Skills Tested

                • Java Programming
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                Sapient interview

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                AnonymousFresherSelected
                Application
                I was interviewed on-campus for Sapient
                Interview Process
                Technical Interview
                Round 1

                Technical Interview

                Interview Questions
                • Question 1: Explain your TE and BE projects.
                • Question 2: Difference between structure and union.
                • Question 3: Implement stack and queue using array.
                • Question 4: Difference between GSM and CDMA
                • Question 5: What do you mean by GPRS.
                • Question 6: Puzzles on calculate time using candles .
                • Question 7: Puzzles on bucket for eg.A farmer needs 8 gallons of water. He has only three unmarked buckets, two 6 gal lon and one 11 gallon bucket. How can he collect 8 gallons of water using three unmarked buckets? Provide solution with minimal water wastage
                Interview Tips
                1. For E&TC sapient focuses more on logic rather than coding.
                They do ask some coding.
                2. Focus on lot of puzzles.
                3. Data structure in C E&TC students should refer .
                4. Should refer previous placement papers on internet.
                5. Communication skill play a important role , above all other skills.
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                Sapient interview

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                AnonymousExperiencedSelected
                Application
                I Applied for job through Personal Contacts for Sapient
                Interview Process
                Technical Interview
                Round 1

                Technical Interview

                Interview Questions
                • Question 1: write in c
                • Question 2: Out of 8 balls one is less in weight find no of times u will use the scale to determine which one is defective?
                • Question 3: related to project - diff between cloud and grid computing
                • Question 4: Encryption and Decryption algorithms
                • Question 5: SSL(Secure Socket Layer)
                Interview Tips
                At least study one field thoroughly n have just basic knowledge of the others
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                Sapient interview

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                AnonymousExperiencedSelected
                Application
                I Applied for job through Personal Contacts for Sapient
                Interview Process
                Technical Interview
                Round 1

                Technical Interview

                Interview Questions
                • Question 1: Write code for giving output as day of week for a given date .
                • Question 2: Explain Binary tree
                • Question 3: What is referential integrity?
                • Question 4: Explain joins.
                • Question 5: Print following
                Interview Tips
                1. Work on aptitude questions as well
                2. Don t say no without trying any question
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