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SDE - Intern
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3 rounds | 3 Coding problems
Interview preparation journey
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Preparation
Duration: 1 Month
Topics: Dynamic Programming, Binary Search, Data Structures, Trees, Graphs
Tip
Tip

Tip 1 : Be focused on the question and keep trying, Project needs to be well understood and somewhat on your tips. 
Tip 2 : Don't code till you are sure and got a green signal about the efficiency and correctness of logic
Tip 3 : Just brush up your DS basics and some logical algorithms (Dijkstra, Shortest spanning tree , etc)

Application process
Where: Other
Eligibility: do pretty great in the coding test
Resume Tip
Resume tip

Tip 1 : Experience must be highlighted, or the Project whichever you would like to discuss
Tip 2 : Links are always a great way to show your work (deployed/code)

Interview rounds
01
Round
Medium
Telephonic
Duration50 minutes
Interview date1 Nov 2019
Coding problem0

Timing: 4 pm to 5 pm
he was from the most recent batch that joined as SDE, somewhat 7-8 months into the joining. This was a light-hearted more about knowing about me. It started by discussing my resume as in my education, background, and then it moved towards discussing my project. On that, we had some usual questions on the topic than some in-depth questions as to why only this method is used and some mathematics involved in the algorithms.

At around 10 minutes left I was pitched an extension to my project asking for ideas on how would I go about in that development. He was curious and really interested in knowing what I had in my journey along.

02
Round
Medium
Video Call
Duration45 Minutes
Interview date23 Nov 2019
Coding problem2

This was a straight coding round with three questions , I was able to solve all 3

1. Kth Largest Number
Moderate
30m average time
65% success
0/80
Asked in companies
JP MorganWells FargoAmazon

You will be given a stream of numbers, and you need to find the 'kth' largest number in the stream at any given time.


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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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03
Round
Medium
Video Call
Duration60 Minutes
Interview date25 Dec 2019
Coding problem1

As this was my first system design round, I was not expecting to be able to tell anything , but to my surprize he interested in just the idea what I can think , how I can solve some issues which need not be definitely to have a solution / or multiple solutions are possible from common sense.

I was given an Idea based question

1. General Questions

If was to conduct a rubrics cube solving contest in some college. So I had to design a system that when given a shuffeed rubric cube is able to judge weather its on some predefined difficulty[state] or not.

Give idea as to a to a non-tech guy as to why he needs that system and what benefits give over some human volunteers
Give an idea as to a tech guy about working and all.

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