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4 rounds | 6 Coding problems
Interview preparation journey
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Preparation
Duration: 6 Months
Topics: Data Structures, Algorithms, Operating Systems, OOPS, Web Development
Tip
Tip

Tip 1 : Solve questions in each topic and make sure to note down important concepts for quick review
Tip 2 : Practice specifically for interviews too by solving questions asked previously in top firms 
Tip 3 : Pay utmost importance to your projects

Application process
Where: Campus
Eligibility: Above 7 CGPA
Resume Tip
Resume tip

Tip 1 : Put links for your projects on resume
Tip 2 : Strictly one page, with only relevant points

Interview rounds
01
Round
Easy
Online Coding Interview
Duration90 minutes
Interview date24 Mar 2020
Coding problem2

Online coding assessment having 20 MCQs and 2 coding questions

1. Spiral Matrix
Easy
0/40
Asked in companies
AmazonGE (General Electric)Paytm (One97 Communications Limited)

You are given a N x M matrix of integers, return the spiral path of the matrix

Example Of Spiral Path

Spiral Path

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2. Longest Happy String
Moderate
25m average time
75% success
0/80
Asked in companies
SalesforceWalmartZoho Corporation

Ninja likes to play with strings, and he calls a string ‘S’ Happy if it only contains letters ‘a’, ‘b’, and ‘c’, and no three consecutive le...

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02
Round
Easy
Video Call
Duration60 minutes
Interview date27 Mar 2020
Coding problem2

The first interview round was fairly easy, and the interviewer was very helpful. It was an hour long interview.

1. Buy and Sell Stock
Hard
0/120
Asked in companies
DirectiAtlassianSamsung R&D Institute

You are Harshad Mehta’s friend. He told you the price of a particular stock for the next ‘n’ days.


You are given an array ‘prices...

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2. Cycle Detection in a Singly Linked List
Moderate
15m average time
80% success
0/80
Asked in companies
ProtiumInfosysDelhivery

You are given a Singly Linked List of integers. Return true if it has a cycle, else return false.


A cycle occurs when a node's next points back to a previous node in the list.

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03
Round
Medium
Video Call
Duration90 minutes
Interview date30 Mar 2020
Coding problem2

It was a long interview, although the interviewer was again very friendly. The main focus was on problem solving in this round too.

1. Minimum swaps to sort Array
Easy
10m average time
90% success
0/40
Asked in companies
SalesforceGoogleAmazon

Given an array 'arr' of size 'N', find the minimum number of swaps required to be made between any two elements to sort the array in ascending ord...

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2. Optimal Strategy for a Game
Easy
15m average time
85% success
0/40
Asked in companies
IBMBNY MellonCisco

You and your friend Ninjax are playing a game of coins. Ninjax place the 'N' number of coins in a straight line.

The rule of the game is as follows:

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04
Round
Easy
Video Call
Duration60 minutes
Interview date1 Apr 2020
Coding problem0

It was a technical cum HR round which was take by a Director of Software Engineering team based in Salesforce SF. The initial questions were based on basics of C++/Python and some OOPS questions. Then they grilled a lot based on the resume and specially the projects mentioned on it. Some hr questions like challenges faced in life and how you solved them, how do you see yourself in the next 5 years and how do you think Salesforce aligns with it, etc.

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