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SDE - 1
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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, trees, dynamic programming, operating system
Tip
Tip

Tip 1 : Practice implementation of code end to end
Tip 2 : CV should have many projects and published paper to be shortlisted
Tip 3 : Focus on optimization 

Application process
Where: Other
Eligibility: CV shortlisted
Resume Tip
Resume tip

Tip 1 : Include projects in your resume.
Tip 2 : Keep resume of one page, but utilize the entire page efficiently

Interview rounds
01
Round
Hard
Online Coding Interview
Duration90 minutes
Interview date18 Nov 2017
Coding problem1

Online coding contest, focus on DP and trees

1. 9268 | Chess Tournament
Easy
20m average time
80% success
0/40
Asked in companies
Info Edge India (Naukri.com)Natwest GroupMicrosoft
Problem approach
Try solving now
02
Round
Hard
Face to Face
Duration45 minutes
Interview date21 Nov 2017
Coding problem1

It was conducted on the GHCI conference itself. It was held in a Microsoft interview room at the career fair of the conference. This was primarily based on my coding abilities and understanding how to optimise a solution

1. Check if given words are present in a string
Hard
35m average time
60% success
0/120
Asked in companies
QuikrAmazonMicrosoft
Problem approach
Try solving now
03
Round
Medium
Face to Face
Duration30 minutes
Interview date21 Nov 2017
Coding problem1

This was a system design round.

1. System Design
Problem approach
04
Round
Easy
HR Round
Duration20 minutes
Interview date21 Nov 2017
Coding problem1

This was the HR round and only typical HR questions were asked.

1. HR Questions
Problem approach
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