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2 rounds | 4 Coding problems
Interview preparation journey
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Preparation
Duration: 12 Months
Topics: Data Structures, C++, Computer Networks, OOPS, System Design, Algorithms, Dynamic Programming
Tip
Tip

Tip 1 : Practice atleast 300 coding questions.
Tip 2 : Be confident.
Tip 3 : Work on your communication skills.

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

Tip 1 : Keep your resume upto one page.
Tip 2 : Mention some good projects.

Interview rounds
01
Round
Medium
Online Coding Interview
Duration90 Miinutes
Interview date18 Jan 2021
Coding problem2

There are 15 questions from Aptitude and 15 questions from English Grammar. 
There were 2 coding questions after that.

1. Strings of Numbers
Hard
45m average time
55% success
0/120
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MakeMyTripTata Consultancy Services (TCS)Goldman Sachs

You have been given two integers ‘N’ and ‘K’. Consider a set ‘X’ of all possible strings of ‘N’ number of digits such that all strings contain digits only in range 0 to ‘K’ inclusive.

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2. Smallest number whose digits multiplication is ‘N’
Moderate
15m average time
85% success
0/80
Asked in companies
Hewlett Packard EnterpriseTata Consultancy Services (TCS)Ola

You are given a positive integer ‘N’. The task is to find and return the smallest number, ‘M’, such that the multiplication of all the digits in ‘M’ is equal to...

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02
Round
Medium
HR Round
Duration90 Minutes
Interview date21 Jan 2021
Coding problem2

Received a mail on 21st January that my interview is scheduled for 22nd January. Be ready with all the documents.
Got a call around 3pm in the afternoon. There were 4 people in the interview panel. They welcomed me and started with the basic formalities like show your aadhar card, Xth Marksheet, 12th Marksheet, Recent Semester Mark-sheet and lastly told me to present my resume on the screen.

1. Technical Questions

What is Cloud Computing ? What are IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS ? Do you have any experience of Azure, AWS or GCP ? 
What is MongoDB and how it is better than MySQL ? What are the major differences between these two ? 
What is the static keyword, static function, Pointer and its uses ?
What are the common keywords in python ? 
How to convert a list into string ?
What are t...

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2. Basic HR Questions

1. Introduce yourself. 
I have taken 3 minutes for introducing myself in which I have mainly told them about my internship, project work, research work & area of interest.
2. Then they have asked questions from my internship like on which tech stack I have done work, what was my contribution and what are the outcomes of that internship.
3. Then they moved to project section in...

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