Placement Papers: Cummins Placement Paper

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Four branches are allowed ECE/Electrical, Mechanical/Production engg. The paper was different for mech/production and electronics/electrical engg.

It was divided into two parts:

  1. Technical

  2. Aptitude

60 ques 60 minutes

I was in electronics/electrical batch. Myself ECE student. Most of the questions were from Electrical engg. So I don't remember all most of them.


  • the unit of 1 watt is

    1. 1 Nm/s

    2. 1 Nm/hr

    Every ques was given with 4 options. No negative marking.

  • the direction of electric field is

    1. same as direction of current

    2. opposite to that of current

    don't remember the other options

  • The motion of electron in magnetic field is

    1. moves in straight line

    2. in sine wave

    perpendicular to the plane of propagation

  • What is SCADA-Supervisory Control And Data Aquistion

  • SCR diode is

    1. PNPN diode

    2. PNPP diode

    3. None of these

  • memory of 8085 microprocessor can be extended to 64k by

    1. using memory mapped

    2. cannot be increased

    none of these

  • serial connector used for connecting 30 devices is

    1. RS 232

    2. RS 422

    3. RS? Don't remember

    4. None of these

  • question related to squirrel cage

    1. V/f

    2. I/f

    3. Armature resistance

  • rotation in machines is related to

    1. mechanical degrees

    2. electrical degrees

    3. both

    This section consists of 30 questions


    This section consists of 30 questions

  • Meaning of Avert

    1. turn away

    2. transform

  • Meaning of consonance

  • opposite of Protract

  • the sum of squares of numbers in the ratio 2: 3: 4 is144. Find the numbers.

  • To a sugar solution of 3 litres containing 40% sugar, one litre of water is added. The percentage of sugar in new solution is:

    1. 13? %

    2. 15%

    3. 30%

    4. 33%

  • Question on depreciation from chapter of percentages of rs aggarwal

  • If x>y, y>z, z>w then-x>w (don't remember exactly the statement, ques was based on comparison)

  • If x is less than 2 then which of following statements are always true?

    1. x is negative

    2. x is positive

    3. x2 is greater than or equal to 2

    4. x2 is lesser than or equal to 2

  • A sum of money is to be distributed in proportion 3: 5. If one gets Rs. 20 more than other then what is the sum of money?

    1. 100

    2. 80

    3. 60

  • 2 men and 3 boys can do a piece of work in 10 days while 3 men and 2 boys can do the same work in 8 days. In how many days can 2 men and 1 boy do the work?

  • Pipe A can fill the cistern in 8 min and pipe B can fill the cistern in 6 min. If pipe A is opened for 1 min and pipe B is opened for 1 min then the total time to fill the cistern is:

  • Two cars A and B start at the same time in opposite directions and cover 4 miles. Now each car turn left and covers 3 miles. What is their aerial distance?

  • Find the next figure: 4 pictures were given this was from verbal rs aggarwal

  • A figure was given How many colors are needed so that no adjacent faces have same color?

    1. 3

    2. 4

    3. 5

  • If PEOPLE ‘is written as PLPOTE’ then TRENd'is:


    1. uphill: Peak

    2. don't remember other options

  • A cube is cut into smaller cubes such that each edge if cube is increased by 50%, find the % increase in surface area?

    1. 200%

    2. 100%

    3. 125%

  • A dice was given showing dots on 3 faces. 3 figures were given. Find the no of dots opposite to face showing 4 dots.

No GD round was there. Only interview.