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5 rounds | 6 Coding problems
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Preparation
Duration: 6 months
Topics: Graphs, Dynamic programming, Trees, Arrays, Strings, LinkedList, Puzzles, OOPs, OS, DBMS, SQL
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Tip

Tip 1 : Be consistent, solve at-least 4-5 problems weekly
Tip 2 : Prepare all contents of resume properly
Tip 3 : Practice puzzles and probability questions along with DSA
Tip 4 : Cover every Scenario for Project

Application process
Where: Other
Eligibility: For 2021 Graduates
Resume Tip
Resume tip

Tip 1 : Mention Tech stack along with projects
Tip 2 : Dont include skills which you dont have experience with.

Interview rounds
01
Round
Hard
Online Coding Interview
Duration90 minutes
Interview date26 Feb 2021
Coding problem0

Timing : 2:00 PM
Environment was good on hackerrank
Too lengthy test and covered every aspect of aptitude
Negative marking was also there

02
Round
Hard
Online Coding Interview
Duration90 minutes
Interview date25 Mar 2021
Coding problem0

Timing : 7:30 PM
Environment was hackerrank
Too difficult paper along with each section timed

03
Round
Medium
Video Call
Duration60 minutes
Interview date23 Apr 2021
Coding problem2

Timing : 10:00 AM
Interview was conducted on Codepair
Interviewer was very good

1. Validate BST
Moderate
25m average time
0/80
Asked in companies
GrofersMakeMyTripPaypal

You have been given a binary tree of integers with N number of nodes. Your task is to check if that input tree is a BST (Binary Search Tree) or not.

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2. Ninja And Typing
Easy
15m average time
85% success
0/40
Asked in companies
Goldman SachsDeutsche BankVMware Inc

Ninja wants to print two strings in a text editor but his keyword allows typing lowercase English letters and backspace only.

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04
Round
Easy
Face to Face
Duration45 minutes
Interview date23 Apr 2021
Coding problem2

Timing : 1:00 PM
Interview was conducted on Codepair hackerrank

1. Trapping Rain Water
Moderate
15m average time
80% success
0/80
Asked in companies
Paytm (One97 Communications Limited)AtlassianJP Morgan

You have been given a long type array/list 'arr’ of size 'n’.


It represents an elevation map wherein 'arr[i]’ denotes the elevation ...

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2. Merge Intervals
Moderate
20m average time
80% success
0/80
Asked in companies
OracleFacebookSalesforce

You are given N number of intervals, where each interval contains two integers denoting the start time and the end time for the interval.

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05
Round
Easy
Face to Face
Duration30 minutess
Interview date23 Apr 2021
Coding problem2

Timing : 5:00 PM
Interview was conducted on codepair

1. Cycle Detection in a Singly Linked List
Moderate
15m average time
80% success
0/80
Asked in companies
ProtiumInfosysDelhivery

You are given a Singly Linked List of integers. Return true if it has a cycle, else return false.


A cycle occurs when a node's next points back to a previous node in the list.

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2. Technical Questions

What is virtual Memory ?
what are ACID properties ?
Difference between Overriding and Overloading ?

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27 Oct 2021

function fibo(n, dp) // base case if n equals 0 or n equals 1 return n // checking if has been already calculated if dp[n] not equals -1 return dp[n] // final ans myAns = fibo(n - 1) + fibo(n - 2) dp[n] = myAns return myAns

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