Test Pattern & Selection Procedure of IBM

About 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.
IBM Selection Process:
In case of job recruitment, selection is the process to choose potential working persons for a company or organization. IBM Recruitment process includes a selection stage when decisions are made as to the viability of a particular candidate's job application. It directly affects the overall productivity of an organization. A right selection may increase the overall performance of a company & a wrong one may lead to material and financial loss. A perfect selection process can help to pick the most eligible candidates amongst all applicants. The Process of selecting candidates focuses on abilities, knowledge, skills, experience and various other related factors.
Stages of selection process to get recruited in IBM:
  • Written Exam
  • IBM Interview Process
    • Technical Interview
    • HR Interview
IBM Written test for
  • Profile: Associate System Engineer
Written Exam
  • Academic Criteria
    • Minimum 60% in X, XII, Diploma or Equivalent
    • 65% or Above/ Equivalent CGPA in B.Tech/ B.E/ M.Tech/M.E/MCA
    • Branch:CS/IT/Robotics/ISE/EE/ECE/EIE/AEIE
    • No backlogs at the time of interview
    • Minimum 1 year of education gap
Test Pattern for IBM:
Section No. Of Questions Time Limit( in mins)
Cognitive Ability Games 7 30
English Language Test 10 10
Learning Agility Test 50 30
Coding 1 coding + 5 MCQs 30
Total 73 100
Section wise Details
Section Cutoff Level of Dificulty
Cognitive Ability Games 60% 70%
English Language Test 60% 50%
Learning Agility Test 70% 70%
Coding 60% 50%
Total 73 100
IBM Interview Process
IBM Interview process consists of Technical Interview and HR Interview. Following are the details of each phase:
  • Technical interview
    Questions related to specific technical fields are asked in this round. Questions may be based on specific knowledge about the company's technical activities; understanding of the technical work required to be completed as part of the job applied for or may enquire candidates to solve actual technical problems that they would be likely to face if employed.
  • HR Interview
    Final step to select a candidate as an employee is Interview as it helps to determine a candidate's personality. Questions can be of wide range starting from your introduction, Qualification, Experience, Industry specific experience, Courses done, your strengths and weaknesses, salary expectations, friends, family etc.
Clearing IBM Recruitment Process requires well-planned preparation with right guidance and motivation
Apply directly at http://www-03.ibm.com/employment/index.shtml
*The Company reserves the right to make changes in the written exam
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