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SDE - Intern
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3 rounds | 6 Coding problems
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Preparation
Duration: 3 months
Topics: C++, Data Structures and Algorithms, Operating Systems, Database Management System
Tip
Tip

Tip 1 : Prepare Data structures properly. It is not important part of the process. Also, understand the famous algorithms for sorting and searching. 
Tip 2 : Do around 5-6 questions in a day. Analyze as them properly. participating in Competitive Coding Contest at Leetcode helps a lot in increasing the speed.
Tip 3 : Prepare your resume well with mentioning only those skills which you are confident about.

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

Tip 1 : Have only those skills and projects which are related to your project.
Tip 2 : Don't fake anything on the resume. It really leaves a negative impression if the interviewer gets to know that it is faked.
Tip 3 : Try to have a crisp and short resume mentioning only necessary details.

Interview rounds
01
Round
Medium
Online Coding Test
Duration120 minutes
Interview date7 Oct 2020
Coding problem2

The round had 2 coding problems to solve with varying difficulty. Each candidate had a different set of questions. The round was around 2 pm. The webcam was turned on to keep an eye on candidates.

1. Count Leaf Nodes
Easy
10m average time
90% success
0/40
Asked in companies
OlaSamsungSlice

You are given a Binary tree. You have to count and return the number of leaf nodes present in it.

A binary tree is a tree data structure ...

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2. 0 - 1 Knapsack
Moderate
0/80
Asked in companies
HCL TechnologiesGoldman SachsQuikr

A thief is robbing a store and can carry a maximum we...

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02
Round
Medium
Face to Face
Duration60 minutes
Interview date8 Oct 2020
Coding problem3

This was my first face to face interview and I was very nervous. It was at 10 am in the morning. However, my interviewer was very friendly and asked for my introduction in the beginning. He also gave me hints whenever I felt stuck.

1. Longest Increasing Subsequence
Moderate
30m average time
65% success
0/80
Asked in companies
GooglePaytm (One97 Communications Limited)HCL Technologies

For a given array with N elements, you need to find the length of the longest subsequence from the array such that all the elements of the subsequence are sorted in strictly increasing order.

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2. Merge Two Sorted Linked Lists
Moderate
15m average time
80% success
0/80
Asked in companies
IntuitUnacademySamsung

You are given two sorted linked lists. You have to merge them to produce a combined sorted linked list. You need to return the head of the final linked list.

Note:

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3. Basic Interview Questions

I was asked to explain any one project out of my resume in details. It included the problem statement, technologies used and challenges faced.

03
Round
Easy
HR Round
Duration30 minutes
Interview date8 Oct 2020
Coding problem1

This was my last round and I hoped it to go good just like the other rounds. The interviewer was very straight to point and professional. The interview lasted for 30 minutes.

1. Basic HR Questions

What is your Interest?

What you want to join this organization?

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19 May 2021

Hello maam,

maam if i apply ofcampus then what level of question will be asked?

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