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Amazon Interview Experience for Fresher Software Engineer, Nov 2020

Posted: 21 Dec 2020
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Interview Process

Online Coding Interview

Moderate
Duration:
90 minutes
Interview-Date:
8 Nov 2020

There were 6 sections- networking, OS, DBMS, software testing, code snippets and 1 coding. The MCQ on DBMS, OS were of medium difficulty, and software testing and networking were quite difficult. Each section has around 8-10 questions.

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Round - 2

Preparation

Duration:
3 months
Topics:
Data Structures & Algorithms, Networking, SQL Query, DBMS, Operating Systems, Software testing, OOPs, JAVA, Dynamic Programming
Preparation Tip

Tip 1 : Problem-solving Ability, how to approach a problem, they will tell you to write the logic of the code(most optimized).
Tip 2 : Practice coding from any platforms like leetcode, GFG (solve easy and medium level questions)
Tip 3 : The major shortlisting is done in the first round that is the test(MCQ and Coding) so prepare CSE fundamentals very well (especially networking(all types of protocols like TCP/IP, DHCP, SIP, etc) , JAVA, real applications of data structures, software testing)
Tip 4 : Linux basic commands.
Tip 5 : Mention at least 2 projects which you know very well. Topics like ML, DL make a higher weightage.
Tip 6 : Communications skills should be strong.

Application Process

Where:
Campus
Eligibility:
Above 6 CGPA
Resume Tip

Tip 1 : Mention only those skills which you know very well, don't put any false things, they will catch you easily.
Tip 2 : If you have done projects on the skills which you have mentioned makes a higher weightage.
Tip 3 : Certification courses on the latest technology like Big DATA, ML, AI act as bar raiser.
Tip 4 : Number of projects doesn't matter, quality of projects matter (which are build to sole real-life problems).

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