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SDE - Intern
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2 rounds | 3 Coding problems
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Preparation
Duration: 5 months
Topics: DSA, Arrays, linked list, recursion, trees, graphs,greedy algorithms, dynamic programming
Tip
Tip

Tip 1 : try to keep only those things in resume on which you have very good command and you should be able to answer all of the questions(upto moderate level) related to your technical skills
Tip 2 : mention your projects with brief description, try avoiding very high level description because some times reader might not be able to understand your work, keep it descriptive and understandable

Application process
Where: Campus
Eligibility: above 6.5 cgpa, no backlogs
Resume Tip
Resume tip

Tip 1 : major team project is helpful
Tip 2 : list down only the related achievements with the role you are applying for

Interview rounds
01
Round
Medium
Online Coding Interview
Duration60 minutes
Interview date5 Dec 2020
Coding problem2

Hackerrank is a good paltform and very flexible, our webcam was turned on in order to prevent students from cheating

1. Find the lone set bit
Easy
15m average time
85% success
0/40
Asked in companies
MicrosoftCiscoIBM
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2. Count Ways To Reach The N-th Stairs
Moderate
30m average time
80% success
0/80
Asked in companies
Paytm (One97 Communications Limited)BNY MellonGoldman Sachs
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02
Round
Hard
HR Round
Duration40 minutes
Interview date20 Dec 2020
Coding problem1

Round was conducted on zoom platform. There were 40 students there and then each one of them were assigned break-out rroms for interviews.

1. Basic HR Questions
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