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International Business Machines Corporation (commonly referred to as IBM) is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Armonk, New York, United States, with operations in over 170 countries. The company originated in 1911 as the Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company (CTR) and was renamed "International Business Machines" in 1924.

The selection process of the IBM consists of 4 rounds. These rounds are as follows:

  • Written Test
  • Program Execution Round:
  • Technical Interview
  • HR Interview

Section Name

Total Questions
(58)

Marks per Question

 Negative Marking

Time Limit
(per Question wise)

Sectional Cut-off

Time Limit (Section wise)

Number Series

18

NA

No

2.15 Min.

No

36-38 Min.

Quantitative Aptitude

18

NA

No

2.15 Min.

No

36-38 Min.

Eng. Lang + Grammar

22

NA

No

20 Min.

No

20 Min.

 
Q4I Suggestions:
  • It is not possible to go back to the previous question once it is skipped.
  • There is no negative marking but time limit.
  • Each question has the time limit of 2 min. 15 sec.
 
Number Series: For this section, candidates need to practice more and more number series questions, and learn/remember the logic used to solve each series.

Quantitative Aptitude: This section consists of questions based on Time and Work, Time and Distance, Profit and Loss, ages, Percentages, Probability, Average, Ration & Proportion etc.
Eng. Lang + Grammar (Business Communication): This section will have 22 question OR ( 21 Objective Type and 1 Subjective Question), related to email writing, document, active passive voice (choose/convert them into active or passive), comma, semicolon, business ethical etc. The Subjective question can be "Write the format of a business letter".
 
Program Execution Round:  One program will be given, candidates have to execute on the system. Below are some programs which have been asked  int this round of IBM

• Write a program to print next to the last word of a sentence
• Write a program to remove the vowels from the input string.
• Write a Program to convert uppercase to lower case and vice versa of a given string or sentence
• Write a program to reverse the string
• Write a program to print the desired character from string
 

Technical Interview: Candidates who get selected from Written Test, will have the Technical round.In this round questions will be from resume, project (Explain your final year project?), candidates core subjects, C/C++/DS/OS/Networking, some general/ situational questions (Have you any problem with relocation?) etc. Be prepared with your core subjects and try to answer most of the technical questions. Cover all technical subjects from 1st year to final year. Refer Technical round Interview question and Answer.

HR Interview: This round might be clubbed with Technical Round interview, It will be based on personal and educational details of Candidates. The questions will be like Introduce yourself, Why should we hire you? ,  What do you know about IBM? ,  Are you ready for relocation? What are the challenges you have faced in your life? and the last question candidates can expect from the interviewer is like  Any question for me? Refer "Q4I" HR round Interview question and answered asked in IBM.

 

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