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2 rounds | 8 Coding problems
Interview preparation journey
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Preparation
Duration: 6 months
Topics: Data Structures, Algorithms, OOPS, Dynamic Programming, Operating Systems
Tip
Tip

Tip 1 : Practice questions on each data structure 
Tip 2 : Try to complete Interview Bit, practice previously asked questions and there are many videos on youtube which have made dsa sheets, just do all the important questions. Try to solve 500 questions in total to become fully prepared for coding rounds.
Tip 3 : Make a notebook for all the questions you do, note down the approach and code on a copy, it comes out to be very beneficial for revision.

Application process
Where: Campus
Eligibility: 7 CGPA
Resume Tip
Resume tip

Tip 1 : Have some good projects in the resume.
Tip 2 : If you have done any internship, then it will be a plus point. If you don't have internships then you should have some good competitive programming ranks.

Interview rounds
01
Round
Hard
Online Coding Interview
Duration90 minutes
Interview date10 Sep 2020
Coding problem4

It was an online round with coding questions, MCQs and a technical writing part

1. Sort an array according to count of set bits
Moderate
25m average time
80% success
0/80
Asked in companies
AdobeAmazonSamsung

You are given an array consisting of N positive integers, and your task is to sort the array in decreasing order of count of set bits in the binary representation of the integers present in th...

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2. Minimum number of lamps needed to be installed
Easy
10m average time
80% success
0/40
Asked in companies
AdobeAmazonIntuit
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3. MCQs

Matrices, determinants and polynomial equations MCQs are their
All of them are of engineering mathematics level

4. Technical Article

A situation is given, we have to write a technical article of around 300-500 words (I dont remember exact word limit)

02
Round
Medium
Video Call
Duration60 minutes
Interview date15 Sep 2020
Coding problem4

It was an online telephonic round, I was aksed to share my screen and to open my code editor. I generally code in VS Code, So I shared my VS code screen with the interviewer.
Timing - 4pm
Environment was good
Interviewer was nice person

1. Validate BST
Moderate
25m average time
70% success
0/80
Asked in companies
FacebookAmazonMicrosoft

Given a binary tree with N number of nodes, check if that input tree is Partial BST (Binary Search Tree) or not. If yes, return true, return false otherwise.

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Problem approach

I first explained that what is a BST.
Then Interviewer gave me an example and asked me to explain it and code it.
I was then started writing the code and explaining each line to the Interviewer that what I am doing.
Finally it was done and explained it further including all the corner cases

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2. Reverse Linked List
Moderate
15m average time
85% success
0/80
Asked in companies
Reliance Jio Infocomm LtdPaytm (One97 Communications Limited)Hexaware Technologies

Given a singly linked list of integers. Your task is to return the head of the reversed linked list.

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The given linked list is 1 -> 2 ->...
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Problem approach

I explained from scratch that what will be our algorithm and what all nodes I am gonna make and the purpose of each node.

Bonus Tip: Communicate with interviewer consistently, don't just keep quit all the time

Finally I solved it and interviewer was satisfied with my approach.

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3. Writing classes of some data structures like linked list.
4. Infinite numbers are given, each number is either 0 or 1. Sort them.
Problem approach

I gave the solution using 2 pointer approach as it can solve it in linear time complexity.
I explained this question by giving an example and implementing my approach on that example.
interviewer was convinced.

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