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Software Engineer
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2 rounds | 1 Coding problems
Interview preparation journey
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Journey
I was unaware of this coding stuff till my school life. I got to know about the field of computer science in my class 11th. I found it interesting and decided that I will pursue my career in the field of computer science. I took admission in B.Tech CSE and learned the various concepts like DSA and all.
Application story
My friend texted me about this company visiting our campus and told me some of the important questions and topics for its selection process. I applied and participated in its selection process and luckily most of the questions were from the list of important questions shared by my friend. So, I was lucky here.
Why selected/rejected for the role?
I think my skills and knowledge were up to the mark that they found me as a valuable candidate. Moreover, my communication skills added up to my numbers.
Preparation
Duration: 5 months
Topics: Data structures- linked lists, stacks, queues,Dynamic programming, networking, dbms,oops,etc.
Tip
Tip

Tip 1 : Practice maximum questions of linked lists and stacks.
Tip 2 : DBMS concepts should be crystal clear.
Tip 3 : If you are not able to complete something in-depth, clearly mention that to the interviewer.
Tip 4 : Practice a mock interview and try to solve any random question in front of your friend.

Application process
Where: Campus
Eligibility: Above 6 CGPA
Resume Tip
Resume tip

Tip 1 : Mention maximum projects you have one and be prepared to explain them.
Tip 2 : Don't mention anything you are not confident in.

Interview rounds
01
Round
Medium
Online Coding Interview
Duration70 minutes
Interview date28 Aug 2020
Coding problem0

A lot of variety of C snippets were there in 1 section which majorly included usage of data structures. Apart from them 1 section was a bunch of easy aptitude questions. It was taken at around 12 pm and was proctored remotely. Only 7 students were shortlisted.

02
Round
Medium
Video Call
Duration40 minutes
Interview date27 Sep 2020
Coding problem1

Data structures were asked like linked list and stacks. Hashmaps were also there. some basic questions of DBMS were asked and the interviewer asked if i know networking for which i said no. After that there was a 5 minute simple straightforward round with H.R

1. Middle of Linked List
Easy
20m average time
80% success
0/40
Asked in companies
SamsungInfosysCognizant

Given a singly linked list of 'N' nodes. The objective is to determine the middle node of a singly linked list. However, if the list has an even number of nodes, we ret...

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Problem approach

I explained the slow and fast pointer approach.

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