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SDE - 1
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2 rounds | 4 Coding problems
Interview preparation journey
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Preparation
Duration: 4 months
Topics: C++, Dynamic Programming, Operating system, System Design and Data Structures (Understand more on trees and graphs), Algorithms
Tip
Tip

Tip 1 : Understand the concepts Data Structures and get good understanding of its concepts. Practice coding questions and participate in online contests very frequently.
Tip 2 : Work strategically more on to analyze time being used to attempt the questions and space complexity. Always emphasis on the strategies to further optimize the solution. 
Tip 3 : Effective communication skills are key for interview.

Application process
Where: Campus
Eligibility: No Backlog and minimum 6 CGPA
Resume Tip
Resume tip

Tip 1 : Practice on good projects and mention them in your resume.
Tip 2 : Keep your resume to the point and do not mention any such skill, project or achievement in which you do not have any experience.
Tip 3 : Mention achievements which displays your technical skills, communication skills and teamwork. If you can showcase leadership quality, it will be added advantage. Go through your resume completely.

Interview rounds
01
Round
Medium
Online Coding Interview
Duration70 minutes
Interview date3 Nov 2020
Coding problem2
1. Two Sum
Easy
10m average time
90% success
0/40
Asked in companies
FacebookAmazonSAP Labs

You are given an array of integers 'ARR' of length 'N' and an integer Target. Your task is to return all pairs of elements such that they add up to Target.

Note:

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2. Shortest Path in a Binary Matrix
Moderate
37m average time
65% success
0/80
Asked in companies
SamsungGoogleOracle

You have been given a binary matrix of size 'N' * 'M' where each element is either 0 or 1. You are also given a source and a destination cell, both of them lie within the matrix.

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02
Round
Medium
Video Call
Duration75 minutes
Interview date8 Dec 2020
Coding problem2

First explained the approach to the interviewer. He was satisfied with the discussions and asked me to write code.

1. SQL Questions

There were few basic SQL questions for DBMS. 
1. I was asked to describe a join to a non-technical person. 
2. There was a question to write query for how to select all customers who purchased minimum two items on two separate days. 
3. Given a table with a combination of flight paths, how would you identify the unique flight if you don't care which city is the destinati...

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2. Special Binary Tree
Easy
0/40
Asked in companies
AmazonWipro

You are given an arbitrary binary tree. A binary tree is called special if every node of this tree has either zero or two children. You have to determine if the given binary tree is special or not...

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