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SDE - Intern
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2 rounds | 4 Coding problems
Interview preparation journey
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Journey
I was unaware of this coding stuff till my school life. I got to know about the field of computer science in my class 11th. I found it interesting and decided that I will pursue my career in the field of computer science. I took admission in B.Tech CSE and learned the various concepts like DSA and all.
Application story
I applied through company website for this role. After few days, I got a mail that I will be having an assessment test after which there will be more rounds for selection.
Why selected/rejected for the role?
I was confident during the full interview process. Actually, I worked a lot on my communications skills and I think they were the main reasons for me getting par the selection process.
Preparation
Duration: 4 Months
Topics: C++, Operating Systems, Algorithms, Database Management System and Computer Networks, Object Oriented Programming, Data Structures(Focus more on trees and graphs)
Tip
Tip

Tip 1: Prepare at least 2-3 good projects and understand those projects thoroughly. Have an in-depth understanding and confidence in Data Structures and get maximum insight into its concepts. Ensure have complete understanding working of these projects and what logic has been implemented within project
Tip 2: While resolving a problem, monitor time and space complexity. Work on the strategies to optimize the solution. 
Tip 3: Practice more on reasoning and aptitude questions.

Application process
Where: Other
Eligibility: No Backlog and above 6 CGPA
Resume Tip
Resume tip

Tip 1: Mention only and only those projects, skills, and achievements in which you have complete and thorough knowledge. Most of the questions will be around these, and if you cannot answer them, it leaves a wrong impression on the interviewer.
Tip 2: Do not add too many projects. Add only one or two good projects in which you have proper knowledge.
Tip 3: The resume should not be more than 1 page, and try to keep only those details in the resume where you find yourself more comfortable.

Interview rounds
01
Round
Medium
Online Coding Interview
Duration70 minutes
Interview date21 Nov 2020
Coding problem2
1. Check if Linked List is Palindrome
Easy
15m average time
85% success
0/40
Asked in companies
Thought WorksTata Consultancy Services (TCS)Quikr

You are given a Singly Linked List of integers. You have to return true if the linked list is palindrome, else return false.


A Linked List is a pali...

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2. Merge Two Sorted Linked Lists
Moderate
15m average time
80% success
0/80
Asked in companies
JP MorganFlipkartSamsung R&D Institute

You are given two sorted linked lists. You have to merge them to produce a combined sorted linked list. You need to return the head of the final linked list.

Note:

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02
Round
Medium
Video Call
Duration60 minutes
Interview date23 Jan 2021
Coding problem2
1. Palindrome Partitioning
Moderate
25m average time
75% success
0/80
Asked in companies
HSBCMicrosoftGoogle

You are given a string 'S'. Your task is to partition 'S' such that every substring of the partition is a palindrome. You need to return all possible palindrome partitioning of 'S'.

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2. DBMS Question

Describe the ACID properties in DBMS.

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