Tip 1 : Focus on problem-solving rather than projects.
Tip 2 : Puzzles are often asked, prepare them well.
Tip 1 : Include good projects
Tip 2 : Keep the subjects you are well prepared with. They go deep into concepts.
The round consisted of around 25 MCQs and 2 coding questions. MCQs were based on Assertion and Reasoning, Logical Reasoning, and data manipulation. The questions were of medium level and around 30-35 minutes were allotted for this section. The coding part consisted of one easy ad-hoc question and one question based on Dynamic Programming.
After the coding round, around 15 candidates were selected for the process. This was a F2F interview organized by the Placement Cell of the college. The interviewers were mainly checking the problem-solving skills of the candidates.
There are 25 horses. We are allowed to conduct multiple races among the horses and based on the result, we need to find the fastest 5 horses among them. Find what is the minimum number of races to be organized to find the required result.
After the Tech-1 round, ~10 candidates were shortlisted for the HR Round. This was organized by the Placement Cell of the college, on the campus.
Why should we hire you?
What are your job expectations?
Why DE Shaw?
Tip 1 : Practice Mock Interviews on InterviewBit, Coding Ninjas, and Pramp.
Tip 2 : Prepare answers to popular questions beforehand,