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4 rounds | 4 Coding problems
Interview preparation journey
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Journey
Prepared for around a month. Make sure to go through basics of DSA , Computer Fundamentals. Be thorough with whatever you mention on your resume/CV. Be confident when answering
Application story
I had put up my profile on sites like Naukri.com. Got a call from 3rd party recruiter regarding the opportunity
Why selected/rejected for the role?
I was well prepared for my interview and the interviewers were friendly as well. Be confident and try to understand the question(s) being asked and have calrity.
Preparation
Duration: 1 month
Topics: Data Structures, OOPS, System Design, Algorithms,Aptitude
Tip
Tip

Tip 1: Practice sufficient amount of coding questions. Like 2 questions daily
Tip 2 : Go through the other interview experiences online like on CodeStudio GeeksForGeeks etc 
Tip 3 : Be confident and try to understand things instead of mugging them up

Application process
Where: Other
Eligibility: 3+ years of experience
Resume Tip
Resume tip

Tip 1: Be thorough with what you have mentioned in your resume
Tip 2: Right your resume in a way which highlights your skills

Interview rounds
01
Round
Medium
Online Coding Test
Duration90 mins
Interview date10 Sep 2021
Coding problem1
1. Next smaller Palindrome
Easy
10m average time
85% success
0/40
Asked in companies
SalesforceAmazonGoogle

You are given a number 'N' in the form of a string 'S', which is a palindrome. You need to find the greatest number strictly less than 'N' which is also a palindrome.

Note:
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02
Round
Medium
Video Call
Duration60 mins
Interview date14 Sep 2021
Coding problem1

It was my 1st technical round. They asked about myself and questions related to Java in general.

1. Balanced parentheses
Moderate
10m average time
90% success
0/80
Asked in companies
SalesforceAmazonSwiggy

Given an integer ‘N’ representing the number of pairs of parentheses, Find all the possible combinations of balanced parentheses with the given number of pairs of parentheses.

Note :

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Problem approach

We had to keep track of counts of open parenthesis for all 3 types of brackets (round,square and curly).
 

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03
Round
Medium
Video Call
Duration60 mins
Interview date15 Sep 2021
Coding problem1

2nd Techinical round. Asked about my question in 1st round .Introductions were done. Coding question was asked

1. Find All Triplets With Zero Sum
Moderate
30m average time
50% success
0/80
Asked in companies
GoogleFacebookDunzo

You are given an array Arr consisting of n integers, you need to find all the distinct triplets present in the array which adds up to zero.

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Problem approach

Brute force
have 1 main loop and 3 nested loops and check if sum of quadraplets is 0 if so increment count by 1
and return the count in the end
Optimized.
Sort the array .
Fix 2 elements in the array and for remaining 2 elements use 2 pointer approach
more optimized approach
 

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04
Round
Hard
Video Call
Duration30 mins
Interview date17 Sep 2021
Coding problem1

General questions related to Java. Asked about java core concepts like nested interfaces etc

1. Java

What are nested interfaces?

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