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SDE - 1

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4 rounds | 9 Coding problems

Interview preparation journey

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Preparation
Duration: 2 months
Topics: Computer Networking, OOPS, Data Structures, Algorithms, Operating System.
Tip
Tip

Tip 1 : Build a strong foundation by acquiring a deep understanding of how each data structure works. Try out a few LeetCode problems for every concept.
Tip 2 : Try to talk out loud through your thinking process, diagram the problem, ask questions and decide on an approach with the interviewer, before jumping into coding.

Application process
Where: Campus
Eligibility: No criteria
Resume Tip
Resume tip

Tip 1 : Tailor your resume to suit the position you are applying for
Tip 2 : Limit it to one page

Interview rounds

01
Round
Easy
Online Coding Interview
Duration120 minutes
Interview date29 Aug 2021
Coding problem3

1. Maximum length pair chain

Moderate
15m average time
85% success
0/80
Asked in companies
UberMicrosoftAmazon

You are given ‘N’ pairs of integers in which the first number is always smaller than the second number i.e in pair (a,b) -> a < ...

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2. Puzzle

Alex has a list of items to purchase at a market. The cashier offers to discount the items after the first one by the lowest marked price among the prior items. No item's price can be discounted below 0, and the items cannot be reordered. Calculate the payable amount.Example: prices = [2,5,1,4]Alex pays 2 for the first item,Second item costs, 5 - 2 = 3Third item costs, max(1 - min(5, 2), 0) = 0...

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3. Technical Questions

Questions on semaphores, mutex, polling, TCP servers, load balancing and DNS

02
Round
Easy
Video Call
Duration45 minutes
Interview date31 Aug 2021
Coding problem2

1. Odd even level

Easy
20m average time
87% success
0/40
Asked in companies
ZomatoZS AssociatesPaytm (One97 Communications Limited)

Given a binary tree. Find and return the modulus of the difference between the sum of odd level nodes and the sum of even level nodes.

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2. Technical Questions

Questions on sharding and partitioning

03
Round
Medium
Video Call
Duration60 minutes
Interview date31 Aug 2021
Coding problem3

1. Next Permutation

Moderate
15m average time
85% success
0/80
Asked in companies
UberAdobeCurefit

You have been given a permutation of ‘N’ integers. A sequence of ‘N’ integers is called a permutation if it contains all integers from 1 to ‘N’...

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Problem approach

Step 1 : Discussed some corner cases with the interviewer. (Suppose the array is [3,2,1] we don't have a lexicographical larger rearrangement).
Step 2 : Started with brute force and then optimized it to the single pass approach.
Step 3 : Mentioned the changes I would make to take care of negative numbers as well.

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2. Sort An Array According To The Count Of Set Bits

Moderate
25m average time
80% success
0/80
Asked in companies
AdobeAmazonSamsung

You are given an array consisting of N positive integers, and your task is to sort the array in decreasing order of count of set bits in the binary representation of the integers present in th...

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Problem approach

Used Brian Kernighan’s algorithm to find the no. of “set bits” for every number and stored them in a Map, them
used a Custom Comparator to sort the array.

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3. OOPS Questions

What is inheritance and its types?

What is a singleton class?

How to design a singleton class?

 

04
Round
Easy
HR Round
Duration30 minutes
Interview date31 Aug 2021
Coding problem1

1. Basic HR Questions

Tell me about your previous internship experience and projects.

What do you know about tech stack?

 

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