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Assistant System Engineer
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)
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3 rounds | 4 Coding problems
Interview preparation journey
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Preparation
Duration: 8 months
Topics: C++, Data Structures, Design and Analysis of Algorithms, Recursion, OOPS, MySQL
Tip
Tip

Tip 1 : Basics of each Data Structures should be clear.
Tip 2 : You need to be short and accurate.
Tip 3 : All the things you mention in resume must be well prepared including projects so mention accordingly.

Application process
Where: Other
Eligibility: 60% in 10th, 12th, B.Tech, Having only 1 backlog and gap not more than 2 years in education
Resume Tip
Resume tip

Tip 1 : Don't put false things on resume which you can't answer.
Tip 2 : Resume should not be more than 2 pages.

Interview rounds
01
Round
Hard
Online Coding Test
Duration360 minutes
Interview date15 Aug 2020
Coding problem1

The TCS CODEVITA PREQUALIFIER round is conducted for 24 hrs in which the each student can attempt the test according to suitable timings and the test duration is of 6 hrs. There are 6 coding questions which are of easy , medium and hard level. The test environment is very good. You are given compiler and also the option to upload your code if you are not using their compiler. The test is not camera proctored as the main thing is that TCS has a very strong plagiarism checker so if one copies from any source he/she is not considered.

1. Minimum count of balls in a bag
Moderate
15m average time
85% success
0/80
Asked in companies
Wells FargoTata Consultancy Services (TCS)Natwest Group

You are given an integer array ‘ARR’ of size ‘N’, where ‘ARR[i]’ denotes the number of balls in the ‘i-th’ bag. You are also given an integer ‘M’, denoting the maxi...

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02
Round
Medium
Video Call
Duration40 minutes
Interview date26 Sep 2020
Coding problem2

It was of around 45 min on Microsoft Teams. There were 3 interviewees in the interview and they where were very friendly.

1. Check Palindrome
Easy
15m average time
80% success
0/40
Asked in companies
OlaCognizantBank Of America

Ninja is given an integer ‘N’. Ninja wants to find whether the binary representation of integer ‘N’ is palindrome or not.

A palindrome is a sequence of characters that reads the s...

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2. Heap Sort
Easy
15m average time
85% success
0/40
Asked in companies
AdobeExpedia GroupAmazon

You are given an array ‘ARR’ consisting of 'N' integers, and your task is to sort the given array in non-decreasing order using the Heap sort algorithm.

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03
Round
Medium
HR Round
Duration20 minutes
Interview date26 Sep 2020
Coding problem1

It was conducted on Microsoft Teams .

1. Basic HR Questions

What makes you happy? 

How do you work under pressure? Can you handle the pressure?

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