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3 rounds | 8 Coding problems
Interview preparation journey
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Preparation
Duration: 6 Months
Topics: Data Structures, Algorithms, Network and Communication, DBMS, SQL, OOPS, OS, Java
Tip
Tip

Tip 1 : Practice DSA and have a proper grasp on that as cramming wont help you because the questioned asked are different and you might get confused and rather you wont be able to answer at all 
Tip 2 : When you are preparing for the company be it off campus or on-campus always go through the job description and read it carefully what technologies they use because they might ask some question related to it 
Tip 3 : In my views if you are starting to code then start with GFG , for me it worked you will get all level question from basic and then you can move to platforms like LEETCODE , LEETFREE 
Tip 4 : Don't rush ever if you think you are not able to solve question , don't panic everyone is not able to do good but the main thing is to develop your thought process and its done by practicing more and more questions
Tip 5 : While solving don't try to look for answer at once, read the question understand it try to make a flow chart on paper and try to code it if after a long try if you are not able to solve then have a look at it and analyze where you went wrong .
Tip 6 : Always make a time table it will help you to prepare well and on time with every concept 
Tip 7 : Do a minimum of 2 to 3 projects that you know well because sometimes they may ask you to run in front of them and explain it so you should be confident enough to explain
Tip 8 : While giving a interview don't ever say a no to any question just try to answer what all you know related to it and reply in positive that you know that much related to this topic and don't try to fool them as they catch mistakes easily 
Tip 9 : Last but not least always keep a smile on your face and don't be nervous it will help you to show that you are confident enough and it will be interesting for both of you .

Application process
Where: Campus
Eligibility: % in X and XII – 60% or 6 CGPA in Pursuing Degree – 60% or 6 CGPA , No Standing Arrears
Resume Tip
Resume tip

Tip 1 : It should be a one page resume for freshers 
Tip 2 : Keep it crisp , don't include everything about yourself , keep those details for the interview
Tip 3 : Read the JD know about the company, its vision and the requisites for the position you are applying for and develop the resume with the things keeping in mind 
Tip 4 : You should be also clear about career objective because they may ask on your career objectives in HR or Managerial Round
Tip 5 : Organize the information while writing it , have a proper heading and all the extra information using bullet points and avoid writing paragraphs
Tip 6 : Keep the resume short and simple as the recruiter don't like the long and exaggerated resumes 
Tip 7 : While writing your work experiences try to write your accomplishment not your duties .
Tip 8 : Only include the projects that you know well otherwise who knows if they ask something that you know , it may give a bad impression and chances can be low

Interview rounds
01
Round
Medium
Online Coding Interview
Duration90 minutes
Interview date15 Oct 2020
Coding problem3

The online round was conducted on Hackerearth around 11:30 PM 
This round was an online coding plus MCQ round which includes 15 MCQ with positive 4 and negative 1 and 3 coding questions with two questions 10 marks and one was of 20 marks . MCQ were easy to medium and covers all the topic of Networks OOPS DBMS and CPP/JAVA 
In Coding section one 20 marks question was medium and two 10 marks were of easy level, like if you practice regularly you can crack two 10 marks means you can score 20 marks out of 40 in coding

1. Reach the destination
Easy
15m average time
85% success
0/40
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HCL TechnologiesHSBCMakeMyTrip
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2. Ways To Make Coin Change
Moderate
20m average time
80% success
0/80
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InfosysCiscoApple
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3. Min Jumps
Easy
15m average time
85% success
0/40
Asked in companies
Samsung R&D InstituteHSBCInfosys
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02
Round
Medium
Video Call
Duration50 minutes
Interview date16 Oct 2020
Coding problem4

It was a technical interview which was scheduled on 16th October 2020 at 10:00 AM 
This round mainly focus on your DSA, DBMS , OS Networking and coding skills like how optimised you can write code 
This round was conducted on Zoom 
Their were 2 interviewers and both of them were very calm and supportive

1. Technical Questions
2. Pythagorean Triplets
Moderate
35m average time
70% success
0/80
Asked in companies
OYOFlipkartAmazon
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3. Puzzle
4. Cycle Detection in a Singly Linked List
Moderate
15m average time
80% success
0/80
Asked in companies
ProtiumInfosysDelhivery
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03
Round
Easy
HR Round
Duration10 minutes
Interview date16 Oct 2020
Coding problem1

This was the HR round conducted online through ZOOM on 16th October 2020 around 4:00 PM
There were two interviewers and both were quite good and frank 
This round mainly focus on basic resume questions and about yourself

1. Basic HR Questions
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