Polaris Interview Preparation

Polaris Software is a world renowned banking and insurance software company founded in 1993. The main function of the company is that it offers comprehensive solutions for corporate banking, wealth & asset management and insurance. The Polaris-Test-Pattern and Selection Procedure is as follows:
Selection Process:
The company conducts recruitment process every year to select new candidates. The selection process of the company consists of 4 rounds. These rounds are as follows:
  • Written Exam
  • Group Discussion
  • Technical Interview
  • HR Interview
Academic Criteria:
  • The candidates must not have a gap year.
  • The candidate must not have any active backlogs at the time of campus recruitment.
  • The candidate must have secured an aggregate of 60% in 10th , 12th and B.Tech.
Pattern of Written Exam:
Testing Areas      Number of Questions
Aptitude                              30
Technical                            40
Total                                   70
The total time allotted to the written exam is 60 minutes. There is no negative marking in the paper.
  • Aptitude section consists of questions based on data interpretation, graphs, blood relations, statement reasoning, etc. Also, there are questions from basic mathematics like time, speed & distance, algebra, arithmetic, permutation & combination, etc. Further, there are questions from English language like grammar usage, fill in the blanks, etc.
  • Technical section involved questions from core subjects like C & C++ programming, DBMS, OS, Networking. Also, there are questions from electronics subjects. This section was tough and required thorough preparation. A person whose basics are clear could easily excel in this section.
Overall the level of the paper is moderate to difficult. Only those candidates who clear the written exam will qualify for the next round.

Written test Model Questions:
POLARIS Technical Questions
  1. Choose the correct statement

    • Processes may be either independent or cooperating processes
    • Thread Control block is a container which holds every information related to a process
    • Deadlock prevention is not possible, avoidance is possible to some extent
    • Cascading termination refers to the concept of killing the child processes though a parent process also exists
Answer: A

  1. 'using' in C++ is for

    • 'using' does not exist in C++
    • used for library functions
    • 'using' is a literal in C++
    • used for pointers
Answer: B
Note : it is also used often for namespaces.
  1. If a page number is not found in the TLB, then it is known as a ___________
    • TLB miss
    • Buffer miss
    • TLB hit
    • TLB not found
Answer: A

  1. FDM is applied when: 
    • The bandwidth of the link( in hertz) is greater than the combined bandwidth of the signal to be transmitted.
    • The bandwidth of the link(in hertz) is equal to the combined bandwidth of the signal to be transmitted.
    • The bandwidth of the link(in hertz) is lesser than the combined bandwidth of the signal to be transmitted.
    • The bandwidth of the link(in hertz) is equal to the bandwidth of the signal to be transmitted.
Answer: A

  1. Reference is _________ 
    • alias of an object
    • used to rename an object
    • a special operator
    • a pointer to virtual function
Answer: A

  1.  The size of a page is typically _________
    • Varied
    • Power of 2
    • Power of 4
    • Power of 8
Answer: B
POLARIS SOFTWARE Aptitude Questions

DIRECTIONS for the question 1 to 5:  Solve the following question and mark the best possible option.

1. If x > y
2. If x ≥ y
3. If x < y
4. If x ≤ y
5. If x = y or the relationship between x and y cannot be established 
  1. I. x2 + 12x + 36 = 0
         II. y2 + 15y + 56 = 0
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
Answer: A
I. x2 + 12x + 36 = 0
Or, (x + 6)2 = 0
Or, (x + 6) = 0
Or, x = - 6
II. y2 + 15y + 56 = 0
Or, y2 + 7y + 8y + 56 = 0
Or, y(y + 7) + 8(y + 7) = 0
Or, (y + 7) (y + 8) = 0
y = - 7, - 8
x > y
  1. I. x2 = 35
         II. y2 + 13y + 42 = 0
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
Answer: A
I. x2 = 35
x = +- √35
II. y2 + 13y + 42 = 0
Or, y2 + 6y + 7y + 42 = 0
Or, y(y + 6) + 7 (y + 6) = 0
Or, (y + 6) (y + 7) = 0
y = -6, - 7
x > y
  1. I. 2x2 – 3x – 35 = 0
         II. y2 – 7y + 6 = 0
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
Answer: E
I. 2x2 – 3x – 35 = 0
Or, 2x2 – 10x + 7x – 35 = 0
Or, 2x(x – 5) + 7 (x – 5) = 0
Or, (2x + 7) (x – 5) = 0
x = - 7/2 , 5
II. y2 – 7y + 6 = 0
Or, y2 – y – 6y + 6 = 0
Or, y(y – 1) -6 (y – 1)
Or, (y – 1) (y – 6) = 0
y = 1, 6
No relation can be established between x and y.
  1. I. 6x2 – 29x + 35 = 0
         II. 2y2 - 19y + 35 = 0
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
Answer: D
I. 6x2 – 29x + 35 = 0
Or. 6x2 – 15x – 14x + 35 = 0
Or, 3x(2x – 5) -7(2x – 5) = 0
Or, (3x – 7) (2x – 5) = 0
x = - 7/2 , -5/2
II. 2y2 – 19y + 35 = 0
Or, 2y2 – 14y – 5y + 35 = 0
Or, 2y(y – 7) – 5(y – 7) = 0
Or, (2y – 5) (y – 7) = 0
y = 5/2 , 7
x <= y
  1. I. 12x2 – 47x + 40 = 0
         II. 4y2 + 3y – 10 = 0
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
Answer: B
I. 12x2 – 47x + 40 = 0
Or, 12x2 – 32x – 15x + 40 = 0
Or, 4x(3x – 8) -5(3x – 8) = 0
Or, (4x – 5) (3x – 8) = 0
x = 5/4 , 8/3
II. 4y2 + 3y – 10 = 0
Or, 4y2 + 8y – 5y – 10 = 0
Or, 4y(y + 2) -5(y + 2) = 0
Or, (4y - 5) (y + 2) = 0
x = 5/4 , -2
x >= y
DIRECTIONS for the question 6 to 10:  Solve the following question approximately and mark the best possible answer. You are not expected to find the exact value.
  1. 39% of 129 - 43% of 97 = ?
    • 14
    • 15
    • 17
    • 9
Answer: D
129×39/100 = 50.3
97×43/100 = 41.7
? = 50.3-41.7 ≈ 9
  1. 84.99 × 18.98 ÷ 7.2 + 62.7 = ?
    • 390
    • 340
    • 287
    • 240
Answer: C
? = 85×19 ÷ 7.2 + 62.7
= 85 × 2.64 + 62.7
= 224.3 + 62.7 = 287
  1. Find the value of Square root of ( √36.1 + √28.9 ).
    • 3.4
    • 4.2
    • 4.5
    • 2.8
Answer: A
√36.1 = 6
√28.9 = 5.4
6 + 5.4 = 11.4
√11.4 = 3.4
  1. 56.5% of 286 + 45.8% of 435 = ?
    • 85
    • 75
    • 361
    • 125
Answer: C
286 × 56.5/100 = 161.6
435 × 45.8/100 = 199.2
? = 161.6 + 199.2 ≈ 361
  1. 9.71 × 52.8 ÷ 50.8 + 83.4 = ?
    • 93.58
    • 103.1
    • 53.7
    • 108.4
Answer: A
? = 9.71 × 52.8 ÷ 50.8 + 83.4
= 10.1 + 83.4 = 93.5


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