IBM Placement Preparation Tips and Placement Process


International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) is a multinational company headquartered in USA. They are mainly into the field of manufacturing and selling computer and its related parts. They are also considered as one of the biggest recruiters and provide numerous employment opportunities for candidates who wish to seek a career in the technological field.

The IBM recruitment process is conducted as three rounds.

  • Written Test
  • Technical Interview
  • HR Interview

Essay writing and Group Discussion have also been added recently.

IBM Placement Test

The placement test for IBM is conducted as four sections .There will be 55 questions from the following areas:

  • Verbal Ability
  • Analytical Ability
  • Attention to detail
  • Technical

IBM Placement Interview

The interview is conducted in two stages.

Technical Interview

Questions from the technical side are asked which helps the interviewer know whether the candidate has enough knowledge and skill to do the job well

HR Interview

HR interview may also contain technical questions which depend upon the interviewer. The candidate needs to answer the questions with enough confidence and patience.

Group Discussions

In group discussion stage following qualities of the candidate is assessed.

  • Alertness
  • Presence of mind
  • Ability to work as a team
  • Problem-solving abilities
  • Creativity etc

After GD, the candidate needs to attend an essay writing session where the grammar, vocabulary, sentence formation etc are given importance.

IBM Placement Test Preparation Tips

The candidate preparing for the written test needs practice and confidence, so that they will be able to deliver their best in the examination. The questions from the topics that the candidates have studied for their course can be answered with ease. The candidate can prepare with previous question papers and aptitude books which help the candidates familiar with the structure of question paper and can manage the time also well. For the group discussion, the candidate can update with the latest topics and news which is of industry relevance. Business magazines, news papers etc will help the candidate to be in pace with the current issues and will help the candidate to perform well in the group discussion.

IBM Placement Interview Preparation Tips

The candidates who have successfully completed the IBM selection process are called for interview. The candidates need to prepare well in advance for the interview so that they can answer the questions with ease and confidence. Here also the candidate needs to answer several questions from the technical side. There will also be questions from the final year project done by the candidate. The candidate will get chance to ask questions to the interview panel which is an opportunity for the candidate to express his attitude and interest towards the organization.

The HR interview of the section process is the chance for the candidate to present himself before the interview board. A well structured self introduction will reveal the potential and strength of the candidate. The candidate should be open and confident while answering and those areas where the candidate is not sure about the answer can be humbly accepted. The candidate need to really perform well in the test and interview to get placed in IBM.



Do you have any question? Please ask:

Questions will be answered on our Forum section

4 Responses to “IBM Placement Preparation Tips and Placement Process”

  1. 4

    what about the package offered??

  2. 3

    question paper for student

  3. 2
    sanyukta suman:

    what is the eligibity criteria in IBM for 10th 12th and B.Tech

  4. 1

    what are the significance of having good BTech aggregates in recruitments?