Cisco Networking Academy Interview Experience for Fresher SDE - Intern, Nov 2020

Posted: 25 Jan 2021
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Interview Process

Online Coding Interview

90 minutes
1 Nov 2020

The test was scheduled on 1st November 2020 at 6 pm . 
Platform: Hackerrank
Number of questions : 2 coding and 25 MCQ
Language allowed for coding ques : Java ( Cisco only allows java )
Difficulty level : Moderate - Hard
Tip : Focus on one coding ques and do maximum MCQ's , it will be enough.

Aptitude Question

Mr. X runs a neet of 10 cabs at a renowned cab company. The cab company has two types of tlme based slots for differential payment Peak hours (0800-1000 , 1600-1800) payment ls X and off peak hours payment ls Y. Find the minimum number of hours across both non peak and peak hours for each of them 10 cabs are needed to achieve the target of Rs Z in a day.

Snake and Ladder

You have been given a Snake and Ladder Board with 'N' rows and 'N' columns with the numbers written from 1 to (N*N) starting from the bottom left of the board, and alternating...

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Round - 2


6 Months
Data structure and algorithms, Operating systems, Databases , OOPS , Networking
Preparation Tip

Tip 1 : Have short notes to prepare prior to interview, because it might happen that you know the answer but can't frame it in interview due to pressure , so short sticky notes before interview will give help in fast revision.
Tip 2 : Practice as many Dsa questions as possible, but also keep on revisiting them so that famous questions are always on your tips .
Tip 3 : Maintain 2-3 page script for every project on your resume, which will tell which points of project to cover when interviewer asks to explain it.

Application Process

8 Cgpa
Resume Tip

Tip 1 : Choose resume template and font carefully, according to the amount of content you have , minimizing the white spaces and also highlighting your achievements and keywords.
Tip 2 : While adding the project, highlight the technologies used and also add links of github or live app if possible. Also add achievements of the project for example , If you made an android project , you can mention number of organic downloads .

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Ankit Pahwa
Education :
Maharaja Agrasen Institute Of Technology
Information Technology
8.7 CGPA
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