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SDE - Intern
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3 rounds | 8 Coding problems
Interview preparation journey
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Preparation
Duration: 3 months
Topics: Data Structures, Arrays, Backtracking, Pointers, OOPS, System Design, Greedy Algorithms, Dynamic Programming, Trees and graphs,
Tip
Tip

Tip 1 : Don't lie over your resume
Tip 2 : Practice regularly
Tip 3 : Revision is the key

Application process
Where: Campus
Eligibility: 8 cgpa
Resume Tip
Resume tip

Tip 1 : Right only correct info, Don't fake it
Tip 2 : Keep it precise and concise.

Interview rounds
01
Round
Easy
Online Coding Interview
Duration60 Minutes
Interview date9 Dec 2020
Coding problem3

There were 3 coding questions of various difficulty level

1. LRU Cache Implementation
Moderate
25m average time
65% success
0/80
Asked in companies
SAP LabsJP MorganJP Morgan

Design and implement a data structure for Least Recently Used (LRU) cache to support the following operations:

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2. Minimum Operations
Easy
20m average time
82% success
0/40
Asked in companies
HCL TechnologiesWalmartSlice

You are given an array 'ARR' of 'N' positive integers. You need to find the minimum number of operations needed to make all ele...

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3. N Queens
Hard
55m average time
35% success
0/120
Asked in companies
IBMQualcommAccenture

You are given an integer 'N'. For a given 'N' x 'N' chessboard, find a way to place 'N' queens such that no queen can attack any other queen on the chessboard.

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02
Round
Easy
Video Call
Duration80 Minutes
Interview date16 Dec 2020
Coding problem4

Asked various coding questions and their implementations

1. OS Questions

What is thrashing?(Learn)
What are semaphore and mutex?(Learn)
What is the p...

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2. Find Number of Islands
Moderate
34m average time
60% success
0/80
Asked in companies
MakeMyTripSprinklrThales

You are given a 2-dimensional array/list having N rows and M columns, which is filled with ones(1) and zeroes(0). 1 signifies land, and 0 signifies water.

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3. Reverse Stack Using Recursion
Easy
21m average time
80% success
0/40
Asked in companies
LinkedInOraclePaytm (One97 Communications Limited)

Reverse a given stack of 'N' integers using recursion. You are required to make changes in the input parameter itself.


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4. Pair Sum
Easy
15m average time
90% success
0/40
Asked in companies
OlaOpenTextGrofers

You are given an integer array 'ARR' of size 'N' and an integer 'S'. Your task is to return the list of all pairs of elements such that each sum of elements of each pair equals 'S'.

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03
Round
Easy
HR Round
Duration30 Minutes
Interview date21 Dec 2020
Coding problem1

HR was very friendly

1. Basic HR Questions

How quickly do you adapt to new technology? 

What software packages are you familiar with?

On a scale of 1 to 10 how would you rate yourself as a leader?

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16 Jul 2021

3 questions in 1 hour?

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