Test Pattern & Selection Procedure of IBM

The International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) is an American multinational technology and consulting corporation, with headquarters in Armonk, New York, United States. IBM manufactures and markets computer hardware and software, and offers infrastructure, hosting and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology.
Selection Process:
The company conducts recruitment process every year to select new candidates. The selection process of the company consists of 3 rounds. These rounds are as follows:
  • Written Exam
  • Technical Interview
  • HR Interview
Academic Criteria:
  • 65 percent or above in B.Tech , Class X and XII.
  • No backlogs at the time of interview
Pattern of Written Exam:
The IBM Test Pattern consists of the following sections:
Section No. Of Questions Time Limit
No.Series 18 36-38 mins
Quant 18 36-38 mins
Eng Lang + Grammar 22 20 mins
Total 58 100 mins
The total time allotted to the written exam is 100 minutes. There is no negative marking in the paper
  • Verbal Ability section consists of short reading comprehension passages, basic grammar usage questions like fill in the blanks, synonyms, antonyms, paragraph completion, sentence correction, vocabulary, sentence ordering etc. The time allotted to this section is 20 minutes.
  • Number series & Quantitative Ability section consists of 18 questions each based on topics like series, algebra, time & work, time, speed & distance, arithmetic, percentages, probability, permutation & combination, profit & loss, HCF, LCM, geometry, etc. This section is of moderate level. The time allotted per question in this section is about 2 minutes.
Overall the level of the paper is moderate to difficult. Only those candidates who clear the written exam will qualify for the next round.
*The Company reserves the right to make changes in the written exam.
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