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2 rounds | 4 Coding problems
Interview preparation journey
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Journey
I have completed my Engineering in Computer Science Engineering recently. In the second year, I started learning java and dsa from coding ninjas. After learning DSA i started working on projects. I was pretty confident on my skills. I used to practice dsa questions daily on Codezen. I was pretty much confident with my skills.
Application story
I got this opportunity on after I saw a post on LinkedIn for the role and had to share the resume via email . After that I updated my resume and shared it over the email with the description why I should be hired.
Why selected/rejected for the role?
I was rejected in technical round where I am unable to solve one of the questions given in technical round.
Preparation
Duration: 4 months
Topics: google kickstart problems, dsa, graphs, trees, stack
Tip
Tip

Tip 1 : practice regularly in kickstart rounds
Tip 2 : solve previous year problems
Tip 3 : coding ninjas also has google asked problems

Application process
Where: Email Approach
Eligibility: above 7 cgpa
Resume Tip
Resume tip

Tip 1 : Do not fake any skills, projects or achievements. The interviewer gets to know about it by asking questions to you.
Tip 2 : Have at-least one good project on resume with all the details like technologies used and purpose.
Tip 3 : Don't write achievements which doesn't relate to your role. Write achievements which shows communication skills, leadership or teamwork.

Interview rounds
01
Round
Medium
Online Coding Interview
Duration75 minutes
Interview date9 Feb 2021
Coding problem2
1. Minimum and Maximum Cost to buy N Candies
Hard
10m average time
90% success
0/120
Asked in companies
Paytm (One97 Communications Limited)Tech MahindraGroww

Ram went to a specialty candy store in Ninjaland which has 'N' candies with different costs.

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2. Swap And Maximise
Easy
10m average time
90% success
0/40
Asked in companies
Goldman SachsGoogleInfosys

You are given a circular array consisting of N integers. You have to f...

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02
Round
Hard
Online Coding Interview
Duration75 minutes
Interview date18 Mar 2021
Coding problem2
1. Connect N Ropes With Minimum Cost
Easy
20m average time
80% success
0/40
Asked in companies
MicrosoftPaypalAmazon

You have been given 'N' ropes of different lengths, we need to connect these ropes into one rope. The cost to connect two ropes is equal to sum of their lengths. We need to connec...

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2. Longest Increasing Subsequence
Moderate
30m average time
65% success
0/80
Asked in companies
HSBCFacebookDisney + Hotstar

For a given array with N elements, you need to find the length of the longest subsequence from the array such that all the elements of the subsequence are sorted in strictly increasing order.

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