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SDE - Intern
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3 rounds | 5 Coding problems
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Preparation
Duration: 3 Months
Topics: Data Structures, Algorithms, Dynamic Programming, OOPS, Trees, Graphs
Tip
Tip

Tip 1 : Smart Preparation is very important instead of just preparing everything.
Tip 2 : Going through previous interview experiences helps a lot.
Tip 3 : Focussing on time and space complexities instead of just the logic.
Tip 4 : Be thorough with the projects mentioned in resume.
Tip 5 : Daily practice of as many questions as possible with at least a couple of questions with level:Hard

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

Tip 1 : Keep it technical and to the point with no catch phrases.
Tip 2 : Use of action verbs to highlight the work put in projects or any previous internships.
Tip 3 : Use of bullet points.
Tip 4 : Mention clickable links of your projects, github account and certificates whenever possible.

Interview rounds
01
Round
Medium
Online Coding Interview
Duration120 Minutes
Interview date27 Sep 2020
Coding problem2

Around 4-5 pm
2 coding questions
7 debugging and output questions
20-30 aptitude questions
A section to test psychology based on various questions and situations.

1. Clone Linked List with Random Pointer
Easy
10m average time
90% success
0/40
Asked in companies
Paytm (One97 Communications Limited)Goldman SachsSprinklr
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2. Next Smaller Element
Moderate
25m average time
75% success
0/80
Asked in companies
WalmartIBMAmazon
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02
Round
Medium
Video Call
Duration50 Minutes
Interview date27 Nov 2020
Coding problem1

Timing - 4pm
Just asked one question based on DSA and asked to make the code modular and well indented.
Didn’t even ask for introduction.

1. Rotting Oranges
Moderate
20m average time
78% success
0/80
Asked in companies
Samsung R&D InstitutePaytm (One97 Communications Limited)Samsung R&D Institute
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03
Round
Medium
Video Call
Duration60 Minutes
Interview date28 Nov 2020
Coding problem2

Started at 4pm
Interviewer introduced himself and then asked me for a brief introduction.
Went ahead to ask 2 DSA based questions.

1. Merge k sorted lists
Hard
25m average time
65% success
0/120
Asked in companies
SAP LabsSamsung ElectronicsOla
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2. Rat In A Maze
Easy
15m average time
85% success
0/40
Asked in companies
MicrosoftOlaIBM
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