Kanbay Paper Pattern


The Selection Process will have Written Test, GD  & Interview. :

GD :   You are each given a role to play..u have to justify why yours is best suited to the question and final reach a general consensus.

   Tps:  Be cool......  Listen carefully..... n talk..talk what u want but do say something.. don't be too aggressive nor too submissive n yes..don't address any  one member only.

Interview:  They also ask puzzles like:

3 switches in the bottom floor, 3 bulbs on top floor..u can go upstairs only once.find out which switch is for which bulb. then , out of a group of10 matchboxes..each with 10 matchsticks of  10 gms. if one weighs 9 gms..how will u find it in minimum no. of  weighings..

Be confidant and preapre ques like why should we take u?

what are ur assets, hobbies, the last book that read , the last film  that u saw ..name of characters in that film etc..




    Few questions of KANBAY 2003,aug 1st,in KITS college  Bhubaneswar

I am sending all those which I could remember,all were multiple choices..they said cut-off was 12 but it was actually 15 per section.

It had two sections ,LOGIC AND MATHS,cut of in each secn 12,each had

30 questions,1 mark each


1.problems on permutation combinations like BANANA,…..

2.if april 18 was Wednesday in 1998,when is april 18 in 1999?

3.if B has its shadow falling on right side early morning ,then in

which direction is he facing?

4.age problems like…….

Mothers age was twice the the age of son two years ago.after how many

years will she be three times her sons age??

5.analyzing data interpretations and around 4-5 questions based on


6.a Guy has some chocolates with him he distributes them equally  among 5 people and remaning with him is 3.if he distributes them  equlay among 7 people remaining is 5 with him. Which of them isn't is possible no.of chocolates he had??


7.4-5 problems on profit And loss                                                                                                       

8.in a test moti,ganesh,manali,rupali,raj, appear,according to the  scores moti is not the leats scorer but is lower to raj………….who

occupies the 2 nd postion is the order?

9.mr a meets mrs b.mr b is has a son and daughter .son is moti and is  married and has a son .mrs moti is mr a mother .how is mr a related  to mr b??

10.ram buys some dozens of apples and peaches .their price ratio is

5:7.if the price of 1 dozen of peach is is rs 9,how many dozens of

apple did he bring?

11.problems based on relationships like those in rs aggarwal

12.in a queue A is is in 7 th positon from the left and B is 9

position from the left .if they switch positions A is in 11 th

position ,find the total people in the row??


1. S 1=={1,2,3,4}, S 2 =={A,B.C……….Z},S 3=={……………},(S1*S2)U S3==?

2. IF 5*4=.,8*7=B,how much is 6*9== ?                                                                                      

3. 4 to 5 questions on simplifying complex nos. equations

4. sphere of radius 4.5 cm is divide in three spheres ,two have

radius 1.5 and 2 cm,find the other ones??

5. if COMPLEX == 81,and……………….how much is ANALYSE==?? 2-3

questions based on similar pattern

6. two taps a and b fill up a cistern in 2 and3 hrs ,at wat time

should b be clsed if the tank cistern is filled up in 17 minutes??

7. a doctor checks 5 patients every 3 hrs with abreak of 10

minutes between each two check ups.how many he patients he checks in

10 hrs and 15 minutes??

8. no. of diagonals friends if vertices of a octagon are joined??

9. an equilateral triangle is formed by joining the centers of

sides of a equilateral triangle.wat is the ratio of area ,s of both

the triangles??

10. A can finish the work in 3 days , B can finish the work in

double efficiency,can finish with equal efficiency of both A and B.if

all work together within how many days will they complete the work?

11. A.B,C,D stand at the edges of a square.they start moving

along the square sides.after clockwise rotation where will each be??

12. if 1 is stop,2 is run,3 is go,4 is wait,5 is walk,then would

be the next stage if the following pattern

5 5 4 3 2 1 ……………………..

4 1 2 2 3 1 ?                                                                                                       

13. C remembers meeting B after 14 but before 18 ,but D

remembers meeting B after 16 but before 18.when did both meet B??

14. avg age of boys in a class is 12.when the age of teacher is

included it is 13.wat could be the age of teacher?

35 , 45,53,50

the 2nd set was repeated frm NIT jamshedpur.most of the ques are

repeated ..but there are some sets that are real tough...

written test is very simple filteration will be done in GD.

written test consists of 2 sections(apptitude and logical reasoning)

of 30 quest. each and cut off is 12 each.and the total time is 1


1. which is greater (1000)pow1001 and 1001pow999

2.one container contains milk and water in the ratio 3:7 and the

other contains 8:11,in what ratio these two containers is to be mixed

so that the ratio of milk and water is 4:5.

3. there are two simple problems on time and work.

4.four points will be given and you have to frame two st. line eq.s

in such a way that their point of interesection lies in one of the

four options.

5.there are two to three problems on profit and loss which are little

bit time taking ,so i didn't attempt.

6.a series of nos will be given where the ans can be found by

observing the diff bet two consecutive nos

logical reasoning

1. air is cloud

cloud is rain

rain is water

wateris sandso what is cloud?ans:sand

2. one quesion on relations

3. trafic: signalans : river :dam

4. two more quesions are there                                                                                                       

5. dsoighkl now if lk-(?)-sd, find letter in 4th place

6. some mammals are donkeys

allbuffalos will have horns

based on this 3 quesions r ther

7. two more r simmilar to above

8. to decode the noise :-H.................M


9.cube is of size 5*5*5 .every side has been coloured. it is divided

into 125 equal parts.

1) what is the no. of parts having only one side coloured - 54.

2) no. of parts having two sided coloured36.

3) having no side coloured - 27.

10.find the no. of occurrence of T which is immediately preceded y P

and no

timmediately followed by S in some series for eg. (TPTSTRUST.......)

ans - 3

11.Four persons are there wearing different coloured shirts eg.


wearing blue ,green, red, yellow.

Now, 1. A cannot wear yellow.

2. B can wear blue or green.

3. C /D is wearing yellow.

You have to find who is wearing which coloured shirt.

12.Find the root of 4a2+b2+c2+4ab-2bc-4acAns: 2a+b-c.Two



fill a tank in 5 hrs and 8 hrs.while a hole can empty it in 40 hrs.


will be the time taken to fill if each operate at a time.

Soln:1\x == 1\5 + 1\8 - 1\40

13.A can beat B by 20 mts. While C can beat B by 40 mts. In a race of


mts. By how much can C beat A?Soln: 75 mts.

14.If u start your journey 30 minutes late , u have to increase your



250kms\hr. to cover up 1500 kms. In same time.What is your usual


Ans: 750kms\hr.

15.For a circle, radius is inc. by some % , find net change

in area?                                                                                                       

these r some of the quesion me and my frends remember

note :these r from 5 different sets

gd topics are

lov marriages r arranged marages

r tv serials helpful

Total no. of sets0716 , 0717, 0718out of which

0717 was

Hard . I am sending the qus of 0717 . other section?s

qus . were not managed. Also other sections were easy

in comparison to 0717 .in my college most of the

students having 0717 set were not in the written test

. it was time taking .

I don?t remember the logic qus.For it go thruthe


Go thru1>blood relation.


3>coding ?decoding.

4> puzzles.

Qus relatedto these topics were asked .

I am sending youfew questions.

1)complete the series600 ,180 ,54,

ans===.2( options were given)

2) some doctors are fool johnis a doctor

a> john is a fool.b>all

b>fools are doctors

from this you have to draw the conclusion given in the

options such as only a is true only b is tru both are

tru or none is tru.

3> similar question like2                                                                                                       

some teacher are female.a is female.

a>she is a teacher.

b>all females are teacher.

4>river : dam::traffic:

ans.==== signal

other qus related to analogy were there .go thru R.S.AGRAWAL.

otherqus were from the lbood relations .

some qus were from puzzles .

a,b,c,d,e,f,g are 7 epople seating on a wall facing

towards north.b is not at the end.c andd can not

seat together .

qus like this were there .

mathematical qus / aptitudes.

1)a sum of money doubles in 5 years by simple interest

. how much time it will take for 300 to become 2400.

a>40 years b>25 yearsc>35 yearsd> 20 years.

2)if length of a rectangle is made 4 less and breadth

is increased by 3 then the resultant square ?s area is

equal to the rectangle. What is the perimeter of the

rectangle .( options were given)

3)what will be the no. at ? position below




4>the L.C.M. andH.C.F. of two nos. are 84 and 21

and the nos. are in the ratio of 1:4 ,. Find the nos.

ans====21, 84

5)find the volume of the hemisphere having radius 2m .

6>problem based on compound interest were asked . so

see the formula of compound interest.

7)a train goes from a to b. if it travels with 50 km/s

then it is late by 10 mins. When it travels with30km/s

then it bis late by

50 mins. Fi nd the distance between a and b.

8)a river is 8 m deep and 150 m wide.river?s speed is

5 km/s.

find the volume of water passed in one min.(1 m cube =1000 c.c.)

9) fin dthe equation of the st. line passing thru the

intersection ofthe two linesand two other

lines.(equ.Were given)

10) a man sells 20 mangoes + 15 orangesath the same

price as 15 mangoes+20 oranges. Ho would judgewhich

is costlier .

( four options were given . I didn?t remember those)

11) a graph was given representing joint venture in

the years.

An dquestion related to the graph were asked such as

A)in which year there was max. change.(ans. Was in the

last year)                                                                                                         

Two other qus were asked.they were long so I don?t

remember them .

12)A is counting the no from 1 to 32 and b from 32 .A

is counting the odd no. only .both?s speed is same.

What will be the number which will be pronounced by A


( ans .awsnone of these )but confirm yourself .

13) in the word ?DISTURBANCE?1stis replaced by

last 2ndis replced by 10th , 3rd isby 9thand so

on. Which will be the next to?T?.

14)GIVENif x/y==3/5. if 1 is added to num . and 1 is

subtracted from denominator then ratio ==5/7. find the


15)there are 5 black and 9 white balls .if one ball is

drawn then find the probability of being white.

16)Avg. age of 5 children =.a child of 5 year age

dies.after 4 years what will be the avg. age.

17)three nos. are giventhe product offirst and

last is equal to the squareof the middle. Find the

nos.(options were given)

(ans.== 10, 20, 40)                                                                                                          

18) a rectangle was havinglength 100 mbreadth60

m. there is a road of 5m wide on each side of the

rectangle . find the area of the road.

19) fir no. isthedouble of 2nd and ½ of the 3rd .

other statement was also given which I don?t


20) a girl cuts a cake in twohalevs. One half is

againcut into sixequal parts . wt. Of the smaller

one was 20 gms. Fin the wt. Of the whole cake.(ans=240gms.)

21)other question was based on the relative speed in

the river .

i.e. a person first goes upstream then down stream .

river?s speed wasgiven .also the diff. Of time was

given . find the speedof the man.

22) ravana speed is 5000 km/s when going towards the


The distance == 75000. ravana has traveled2mins.

When god?s messenger reaches the earth . Rama told him

to go back. The speed of the god?s messenger =`00


By how much he will increase or decrease his speed so

that he and Ravana reaches exactly at the same time.

23) a man sells a product by giving 10% reductionon

it .in spite of this he gets 10% profit . ona

product of 330 rs. Original price What will be the

buying price.