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3 rounds | 8 Coding problems
Interview preparation journey
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Preparation
Duration: 2.5 months
Topics: Data Structures, Pointers, OOPS, System Design, Algorithms, Dynamic Programming, DBMS, OS
Tip
Tip

Tip 1 : Do 2 projects.
Tip 2 : Practice data structures programs.
Tip 3 : Take a course on Coding Ninjas.

Application process
Where: Campus
Eligibility: Above 8 CGPA
Resume Tip
Resume tip

Tip 1 : Keep it short.
Tip 2 : Do not put false things on resume.

Interview rounds
01
Round
Medium
Online Coding Interview
Duration120 minutes
Interview date13 Mar 2021
Coding problem4

Timing was 9: 30 AM. Platform was quite good and easy to understand.

1. Reverse Only Letters
Easy
15m average time
85% success
0/40
Asked in companies
SamsungMakeMyTripNatwest Group

You are given a string, ‘S’. You need to reverse the string where characters that are not an alphabet stay in the same place, and the rest reverse their positions.

Eg: “a-bcd” becomes “d-cba”

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2. Find duplicates in array
Easy
15m average time
90% success
0/40
Asked in companies
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)IndiaMartDirecti

You are given an array/list 'ARR' consisting of N integers, which contains elements only in the range 0 to N - 1. Some of the elements may be repeated in 'ARR'. Your task is ...

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3. Pancake Sorting
Easy
15m average time
85% success
0/40
Asked in companies
WalmartUberMAQ Software

You are given an array of integers ‘ARR’. Sort the array by performing a series of pancake flips. In one pancake flip, we do the following steps:

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4. Sum of Digits
Easy
15m average time
85% success
0/40
Asked in companies
ArcesiumProtiumLinkedIn

Ninja is given an integer ‘N’. One day Ninja decides to do the sum of all digits and replace the ‘N’ with the sum of digits until it becomes less than 10. Ninja wan...

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02
Round
Medium
Video Call
Duration30 minutes
Interview date17 Apr 2021
Coding problem2

Timing was 9:30 AM. The interviewer was very nice.

1. Fibonacci Number
Easy
20m average time
80% success
0/40
Asked in companies
MakeMyTripAmazonTwitter

You are given an integer, all you have to do is to find whether this number is a Fibonacci number or not.

Fn is said to be a Fibonacci sequence ...

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2. SQL Question

Write SQL query to find second highest salary from a Table.

03
Round
Medium
Video Call
Duration30 Minutes
Interview date17 Mar 2021
Coding problem2

Timing was 12 PM. Interviewer was not good.

1. Count Frequency
Easy
15m average time
85% success
0/40
Asked in companies
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)AmazonCognizant

You are given a string 'S' of length 'N', you need to find the frequency of each of the characters from ‘a’ to ‘z’ in the given string.

Example :

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2. DBMS Question

What is Normalization and 3NF?

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