'Coding has over 700 languages', '67% of programming jobs aren’t in the technology industry', 'Coding is behind almost everything that is powered by electricity'
Blackrock interview experience Real time questions & tips from candidates to crack your interview
SDE - Intern
Blackrock
upvote
share-icon
3 rounds | 8 Coding problems
Interview preparation journey
expand-icon
Preparation
Duration: 6 months
Topics: AVL Trees ,OOPS, Data Structures, WebDev(if mentioned in resume), Operating system, DBMS
Tip
Tip

Tip 1 : Revise Trees especially AVL trees and tree traversals as the major questions for data structures were from trees. 
Tip 2 : Revise your OOPs concepts for the interview round.
Tip 3 : If you have done a project in development, make sure you know well about them.

Application process
Where: Campus
Eligibility: 8 CGPA or above
Resume Tip
Resume tip

Tip 1 : Mention only those things in your resume, you have knowledge about.
Tip 2 : A project in development is a plus.

Interview rounds
01
Round
Medium
Online Coding Interview
Duration95
Interview date6 Oct 2020
Coding problem0

The test took place in the afternoon at around 2:00 p.m. It was MCQ type test & there were no coding questions. The test was divided into 3 sections. All the sections were MCQ based and contained different time limits. You could choose the order in which you will attempt the sections.
Aptitude: quantitative, Qualitative, attention to Detail, Verbal Reasoning
Computer Fundamentals: system design, DBMS, Data structures
English

The test was both audio & video proctored. Aptitude Questions are moderate level, but you have to be fast since the time allotted is less. System Design questions are given in the form of flow charts. Data structure questions were mainly on AVL trees, tree traversals, postfix, prefix, and heaps. So make sure to revise these concepts. DBMS questions are based majorly on Oracle SQL And there was a specific time allotted for each section and you cannot navigate between different sections or questions. There was no negative marking.

02
Round
Medium
Face to Face
Duration60
Interview date9 Sep 2020
Coding problem5

This was a Technical round. About 60 students were shortlisted for this round. There were two interviewers. First, they asked me to introduce myself. Then I was asked some concepts of OOPS. some questions from OS and DBMS. I was asked to write code to reverse a link list on the notepad and share my screen. Then I was asked about my projects and internship. There were some situational questions related to the internship. They asked me what I know about the company.

My interview took place in the morning at around 10:00 a.m. and lasted for about an hour.

1. OOPS Concepts
Problem approach
2. Python vs C++
Problem approach
3. Threads and Processes
Problem approach
4. DBMS
Problem approach
5. Reverse Linked List
Moderate
15m average time
85% success
0/80
Asked in companies
SalesforceHCL TechnologiesQuikr
Problem approach
Try solving now
03
Round
Medium
HR Round
Duration30
Interview date9 Sep 2020
Coding problem3

It was a virtual interview and there was just one interviewer. The interviewer was really friendly. First of all, the interviewer introduced himself and also shared some facts about the company. Then he asked me to introduce myself. Then behavioral and situational questions were asked. Then he asked if I was comfortable with relocation. BlackRock has 2 locations that are Gurgaon and Mumbai.

1. Describe your strength and give instance for each of them
Problem approach
2. If you are faced with a failure, How do you handle it?
Problem approach
3. How will you handle a difficult customer?
Problem approach
Start a Discussion
Similar interview experiences
company logo
SDE - Intern
3 rounds | 4 problems
Interviewed by Blackrock
372 views
0 comments
0 upvotes
company logo
SDE - Intern
3 rounds | 4 problems
Interviewed by Blackrock
387 views
0 comments
0 upvotes
company logo
SDE - Intern
3 rounds | 5 problems
Interviewed by Blackrock
1297 views
0 comments
0 upvotes
company logo
SDE - Intern
3 rounds | 4 problems
Interviewed by Blackrock
652 views
0 comments
0 upvotes
Companies with similar interview experiences
company logo
SDE - Intern
2 rounds | 4 problems
Interviewed by Arcesium
2459 views
0 comments
0 upvotes
company logo
SDE - Intern
3 rounds | 5 problems
Interviewed by Arcesium
1526 views
0 comments
0 upvotes
company logo
SDE - Intern
3 rounds | 5 problems
Interviewed by BNY Mellon
1377 views
0 comments
0 upvotes