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Junior Engineer Associate
EGIL - Ericsson Global India Limited
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2 rounds | 3 Coding problems
Interview preparation journey
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Preparation
Duration: 4 months
Topics: Data Structures, OOPS, DP, Algorithms, DBMS
Tip
Tip

Tip 1 : Prepare for basic implementation of data structures
Tip 2 : Be good at OOPS Concepts 
 

Application process
Where: Campus
Eligibility: 6.5 CGPA
Resume Tip
Resume tip

Tip 1 : Be honest with your resume.
Tip 2 : Mention 1-2 projects in resume such that a healthy discussion can take place.

Interview rounds
01
Round
Easy
Online Coding Interview
Duration30 minutes
Interview date9 Sep 2019
Coding problem1
1. OS Question

This is one of the questions- 
To avoid the race condition, the number of processes that may be simultaneously inside their critical section is?

Problem approach

The answer to the problem is 1.  Race condition bring in the idea of critical section. Critical section is a mutually exclusive section whereby more than 1 process reading or writing the shared data is prohibited. Critical section is the part of program code where the program changes global variables, writing files etc. So entering more than one process in their critical section may cause ...

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02
Round
Easy
Face to Face
Duration45 minutes
Interview date10 Sep 2019
Coding problem2
1. Find the fastest three horses

Puzzle Question-
There are 25 horses among which you need to find out the fastest 3 horses. You can conduct race among at most 5 to find out their relative speed. At no point you can find out the actual speed of the horse in a race. Find out how many races are required to get the top 3 horses.

Problem approach

Make group of 5 horses and run 5 races. Suppose five groups are a,b,c,d,e and next alphabet is its individual rank in tis group(of 5 horses).for eg. d3 means horse in group d and has rank 3rd in his group. [ 5 RACES DONE ]
a1 b1 c1 d1 e1
a2 b2 c2 d2 e2
a3 b3 c3 d3 e3
a4 b4 c4 d4 e4
a5 b5 c5 d5 e5

Now make a race of (a1,b1,c1,d1,e1).[RACE 6 DONE] suppose result is a1>b1&g...

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2. Longest palindromic substring
Moderate
35m average time
65% success
0/80
Asked in companies
DelhiveryFlipkartTata Consultancy Services (TCS)

Given a string ’S’ consisting of lower case English letters, you are supposed to return the longest palindromic substring of ‘S’.

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