Mu Sigma Syllabus 2018

About Mu Sigma 2018

Mu Sigma is the world’s largest pure play Big Data Analytics and Decision Sciences Company with a Unicorn status in the US and the only profitable Unicorn in India. They work with more than 140 Fortune 500 companies through a unique ecosystem that brings together People, Processes, and Platforms.Glad you are here Prepinsta provides you detailed syllabus with previous questions asked to prepare thoroughly for Mu Sigma exam.

Mu Sigma Exam Syllabus For 2018

There are no off campus drives conducted since 2015. The candidate can apply through the ON Campus recruitment drives or through referral. The latest syllabus for Mu Sigma is as follows. 

SectionsNumber of Questions Allotted Time (in minutes)Difficulty LevelCut- off percentile
Quantitative Analysis1020High60
Verbal + Logical Reasoning and Data Analysis1020Moderate70
Observational25High 60
Personality Test5015EasyNone

Mu Sigma Selection Creteria

Mu Sigma Old Selection Criteria –

Pattern for Mu Sigma has completely changed from September 2017.

  • Total Time – 90 mins
  • Quants Test Sections –
    • Quants and Logical Reasoning – 15 Ques
    • Verbal English – 10 Questions
    • Critical Thinking – 10 Questions
    • Personality Test – 55 Questions
  • Video Synthesis
  • Pseudo Code & case study
  • Group Discussion
  • Technical Interview
  • HR Interview

New Selection Criteria from 2017

– On all other websites the pattern is given wrongly

  • Total Time – 60 mins
  • Total Questions – 72 Questions
  • Test Sections –
    • Quants Sections
      • Quantitative – 10 Ques
      • Logical Reasoning + Verbal English – 10 Ques
    • Psychometric Test – 50 Questions
    • Observation Coding Test – 2 
  • Technical Interview
  • HR Interview

Now this was done since this year they are hiring aggressively and don’t have much time to spare for Video Synthesis Round.

Mu Sigma QUANTITATIVE Analysis Detailed Syllabus SECTION WISE

TopicsNumber of Questions Difficulty LevelPrioritySuggested Time
Data Interpretation1-2 Moderate High1 minute
Algebra1EasyMedium50 seconds
Speed Time & Distance 1-2Moderate High1 minute
Progression1-2Moderate High1 minute
Equations1-2Moderate High1 minute
Profit and Loss1-2Moderate High1 minute
Ratio Proportion 1EasyMedium50 seconds
Geometry1-2Moderate High1 minute
Averages1EasyMedium50 seconds

Mu Sigma Verbal English Detailed Syllabus SECTION WISE

Topics Number of Questions Difficulty LevelPriority Suggested Time
Grammar1ModerateLow50 seconds
Sentence Correction1EasyLow50 seconds
Prepositions 0 or 1EasyLow50 seconds
Reading Comprehensions 0 or 1ModerateHigh1 minute
Idioms and Phrases0 or 1ModerateHigh1 minute
Speech and Tenses0 or 1ModerateHigh1 minute
Synonyms and Antonyms 1ModerateHigh1 minute

Mu Sigma Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation Detailed Syllabus Section Wise

TopicsNumber of QuestionsDifficulty LevelPrioritySuggested Time to solve per question
Attention to Detail0 or 1EasyLow50 seconds
Visual Reasoning1EasyLow50 seconds
Logical Reasoning1MediumHigh1 minute
Blood Relations1MediumHigh1 minute
Flowcharts1MediumHigh1 minute
Statement and Conclusion0 or 1MediumHigh1 minute

Mu Sigma Observational Test

In this particular section, a random article is given, and you have to synthesize the article and answer the questions based on your observations.

  • Number of Questions:
    • Test 3 – 4 Questions
    • Test 4 – 4 Questions
  • Difficulty Level: Medium
  • Importance: High
  • Suggested time to solve: 10-12 min per question

Mu Sigma Psychometric Test

In this section, there are questions related to Personality of an individual, for showing a positive employability results.

  • Number of Questions:- Psychometric Test – 50 Questions
  • No Negative Marking
  • Difficulty Level: Low
  • Importance: Medium
  • Suggested time to solve: 15-20 sec per question

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The last off campus drive was conducted for the 2015 batch, even though we hire laterals through the off-campus or the referral program.

Your training and placement team would be the bet to answer this question. Even though every year we filter of colleges/we add new colleges into the list.

Synthesize means the moral of the story. There is a difference in synthesize and summarize. The answer should not exceed then 15 words.

Through this test the selectors gets to know about the personality traits of the candidate.

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