Mayank Kapoor

Name: Mayank Kapoor
Course: COE
College: DCE
Year: 2011
Company: Aricent
Package Offered: 3.5 LPA
Preparations: I studied C/C++, SQL, DBMS, Operating System.
Books Reffered: I studied all the books written by Yashwant Kanetkar, DBMS by Korth, Operating system by Galvin.
Eligibility criteria and students appeared: Cutoff percentage was 65%. About 100 students appeared for it.
The Written round: It had technical + aptitude questions + personality development qs.

There were questions based upon linked lists, its implementation

• what are big- endians, small endians

• data types and their details

The group Discussion: There were 10 students in each round of GD. Topic was “whether or not television should be banned for the obscene content”. We were given just 1 minute to prepare. We were suggested to be courteous while adding our point
The Interview: Mainly technical qs. Apart from that

• why would you like to join?

• how would you rate yourself as a coder?

Role of Internships and extracurricular activities: Role of internships: yes, because I was articulate about them

Role of extra currics: in a company, I reached to the final round but somehow had to quit in the final round; in the second last round, they were so impressed by my extracurricular activities that they didn’t ask anything technical. We had discussions about extra curricular activities.

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