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Hewlett Packard has started recruiting candidates for its several offices across India. The company does its placement through 4 rounds. These are:

  • Written Exam
  • Group Discussion
  • Technical Interview
  • HR Interview

This post provides students with a detailed analysis of the written tests, as well as suggests strategies in facing them.

Written Exam

Time Duration: 75 Mins

Number of Questions: 90

Number of Sections: 4

The written test examination for placement in HP can be divided into the following sections:

Section: Marks

English Language 15

Analytical Ability 15

Quantitative Ability 20

Technical 40

The first three test a student’s English language skills, with negative marks for each wrong answer being 0.25. Hence a lot of focus is given on testing the aptitude skills of a student.

  • English Language: This is to test the ability of the examinee in the English language. Questions on phrasing, sentence completion, as well as comprehension of passages are posted  here.
  • Analytical Ability section focuses on data interpretation and logical reasoning questions. Be prepared to answer questions on solving puzzles, blood relations, statements & arguments, coding-decoding, data sufficiency, and pattern recognition.
  • Quantitative Ability goes a step beyond testing your data skills. A student’s ability to answer questions on algebra, time, speed, and distance are measured in this section, It also includes questions on arithmetic, percentages, probability, and profit & loss. This section is of moderate level.
  • Technical section involves questions from Computer concepts and C language. This section is tough and requires thorough preparation. You need be well versed in the basic of C language to get through this section.

Strategies proposed by PlacementSeason

The written tests conducted by HP for recruiting candidates can be tough. Negative marks are also imposed at 0.25 per wrong answer. PlacementSeason highly recommends students to be well prepared in advance. It is only if they complete the two technical rounds, that these students will qualify for the final HR round.

We can help students by giving a preview of the type of questions, so that they can practice well. Click here to buy these question papers: http://online.placementseason.com/learn/HP-Aptitude-Test-3-Tests
Disclaimer: The information provided above is based on the feedback we receive from our users, we don’t guarantee that HP will follow the same hiring process in their future recruitment drives.

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