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3 rounds | 3 Coding problems
Interview preparation journey
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Preparation
Duration: 1 Month
Topics: Data Structures And Algorithms, Operating System, Puzzles, Aptitude, System Design
Tip
Tip

Tip 1 : Practice at-least 300-350 questions from different topics.
Tip 2 : Practice aptitude from different topics be it arithmetical ability, logical reasoning.

Application process
Where: Campus
Eligibility: Above 7 CGPA, No pending backlogs
Resume Tip
Resume tip

Tip 1 : Resume should be one pager.
Tip 2 : The projects mentioned should be job specific.

Interview rounds
01
Round
Easy
Online Coding Interview
Duration60 Minutes
Interview date7 Sep 2020
Coding problem0

The questions were from different topics like profit and loss, time speed distance, HCF and LCM.

02
Round
Easy
Face to Face
Duration30 Minutes
Interview date9 Sep 2020
Coding problem2

There were two questions one from arrays and other one from linked list.

1. Longest Switching Subarray
Easy
15m average time
90% success
0/40
Asked in companies
OlaAmerican ExpressTata Consultancy Services (TCS)

You are given an array 'ARR' of 'N' positive integers. You need to find the length of the longest switching contiguous subarray.

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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
Easy
HR Round
Duration30 Minutes
Interview date10 Sep 2020
Coding problem1

The interviewer was quite friendly. Asked general HR questions .

1. Basic HR Questions

How quickly do you adapt to new technology? 

What software packages are you familiar with?

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