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4 rounds | 5 Coding problems
Interview preparation journey
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Preparation
Duration: 6 months
Topics: Algorithms , Data Structures , OOPS ,C++,OS
Tip
Tip

Tip 1 : Practice Dynamic Programming questions as much you can.
Tip 2 : Be clear while explaining solution
 

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

Tip 1 : Add some good project, on which you can talk on for a good amount of time.
Tip 2 : Never put false details

Interview rounds
01
Round
Hard
Online Coding Interview
Duration90 minutes
Interview date9 Sep 2020
Coding problem2
1. Minimum Number Of Taps To Water Garden
Hard
15m average time
85% success
0/120
Asked in companies
AtlassianFlipkartMeesho

The gardener wants to water the garden by opening the minimum number of taps. The garden is one-dimensional along the x-axis of length N i.e. ...

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Problem approach

I started with N*N solution. Then optimised it to O(N). Using the idea similar to Jump Game 2.

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2. DFS Traversal
Moderate
35m average time
65% success
0/80
Asked in companies
Reliance Jio Infocomm LtdPaytm (One97 Communications Limited)HCL Technologies

Given an undirected and disconnected graph G(V, E), containing 'V' vertices and 'E' edges, the information about edges is given using 'GRAPH' matrix, whe...

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02
Round
Medium
Video Call
Duration90 minutes
Interview date10 Sep 2020
Coding problem2
1. Return Subsets Sum to K
Moderate
40m average time
75% success
0/80
Asked in companies
SprinklrSamsungUber

Given an integer array 'ARR' of size 'N' and an integer 'K', return all the subsets of 'ARR' which sum to 'K'.

Subset of an arr...

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2. Palindrome Partitioning
Moderate
25m average time
75% success
0/80
Asked in companies
SprinklrHSBCDunzo

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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Problem approach

Gave him N^2 DP approach, interviewer was happy with it.

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03
Round
Easy
Video Call
Duration50 minutes
Interview date10 Sep 2020
Coding problem1

Mainly this round consisted of project discussion and 1 coding problem.

1. Queue Using Stack
Moderate
30m average time
60% success
0/80
Asked in companies
Goldman SachsGE (General Electric)IndiaMart

Implement a queue data structure which follows FIFO(First In First Out) property, using only the instances of the stack data structure.


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Problem approach

Used 2 stacks to implement queue.

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04
Round
Easy
HR Round
Duration30 minutes
Interview date11 Sep 2020
Coding problem0

This round was just to offer me the job and familiarising me with the company culture.

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