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4 rounds | 4 Coding problems
Interview preparation journey
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Preparation
Duration: 6 months
Topics: Data Structures and Algorithms, OOPS, Operating Systems, DBMS, Computer Network
Tip
Tip

Tip 1 : For DS and Algo, keep practicing every day on Leetcode, HackerEarth, and make a habit of participating in contests.
Tip 2 : Projects are vital in interviews, have at least 3 projects on Resume, in the field/profile which you're applying for.
Tip 3 : Give Mock Interviews.

Application process
Where: Campus
Eligibility: 70 % throughout ( in Xth, XIIth, B.Tech so far), up to one pending Backlog in B.Tech, is allowed.
Resume Tip
Resume tip

Tip 1 : Resume should be short and keep it under 1 page.
Tip 2 : Include skills that you're 100% confident in.
Tip 3 : Highlight your internships and projects section appropriately

Interview rounds
01
Round
Easy
Online Coding Interview
Duration60 minutes
Interview date11 Oct 2020
Coding problem0

Timing: There was a window for 2 days
Environment: Online

02
Round
Medium
Online Coding Interview
Duration70 minutes
Interview date15 Oct 2020
Coding problem2

Timing: Window for 2 days
Environment: Online
Time: 50 Min. for 50 MCQ and 20 min for 2 Coding Questions

1. Number Pattern
Easy
10m average time
80% success
0/40
Asked in companies
HCL TechnologiesTravClanD.E.Shaw
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Problem approach

Step 1 : For rows of rectangle ran the outer loop from 1 to rows.
Step 2 : For column of rectangle run the inner loop from 1 to columns.
Step 3 : Print star for first or last row or for first or last column, otherwise print blank space.
Step 4 : After printing all columns of a row, print new line after inner loop.
There was no restriction of language on this question

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2. Insert Interval
Easy
15m average time
85% success
0/40
Asked in companies
UberIHS MarkitZoho Corporation

You are given a list of ‘N’ non-overlapping intervals (each interval can be represented using two integers ‘start’ an...

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Problem approach

I didn't have any experience with Python, so I didn't know how to write the syntax.
Step 1: One can do this by using the slice indexing in the list

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03
Round
Medium
Video Call
Duration45 minutes
Interview date28 Oct 2020
Coding problem2

Timing: Morning
Environment: On MS-Teams

1. OOPS

1. OOPS concepts
2. Implement runtime polymorphism using virtual functions

Problem approach

Step 1 : I gave an example through which the concept was explained.

2. Quick Sort
Moderate
10m average time
90% success
0/80
Asked in companies
Publicis SapientSamsung R&D InstitutePublicis Sapient

You are given an array of integers. You need to sort the array in ascending order using quick sort.

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Problem approach

Step 1 : I explained Quick Sort and each step by also giving dry run.

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04
Round
Easy
Video Call
Duration20 minutes
Interview date30 Oct 2020
Coding problem0

Timing: Morning
Environment: Online
In this round I came to know I was not being considered for SDE profile but instead for QA. There was a general discussion on API Testing and through breakdown of my projects.

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