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# Software Analyst

Cognizant
3 rounds | 5 Coding problems

## Interview preparation journey

Preparation
Duration: 4 months
Topics: Dsa, django, python, Oops, database, mongodb.
Tip

Tip 1 : Be confident
Tip 2 : Adhere to what you prepared
Tip 3 : Should know your projects thoroughly.

Application process
Where: Campus
Eligibility: 6.0 cgpa and no backlogs
Resume tip

Tip 1 : should be easy to understand.
Tip 2 : only facts and no exaggeration in skills.

## Interview rounds

01
Round
Medium
Online Coding Interview
Duration120 minutes
Interview date16 Oct 2020
Coding problem0

First round is on amcat which checks your basics knowledge of verbal, quantitative aptitude basics of engineering.

02
Round
Hard
Online Coding Interview
Duration60 minutes
Interview date4 Nov 2020
Coding problem3

It consist three coding questions based on dsa like tree, graph and vectors maximum connection question i remember of graph.

### 1. Merge Intervals

Moderate
20m average time
80% success
0/80

#### You are given N number of intervals, where each interval contains two integers denoting the start time and the end time for the interval.

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Problem approach

Practise greedy problems

### 2. DFS Traversal

Moderate
35m average time
65% success
0/80

#### Given an undirected and disconnected graph G(V, E), containing 'V' vertices and 'E' edges, the information about edges is given using 'GRAPH' matrix, whe...

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Problem approach

I had done this ques before. So it did not take me much time.

### 3. Bottom view of binary tree

Moderate
10m average time
90% success
0/80

#### Return the bottom view of the binary tree.

##### Note :
``1. A node will be in the bottom...``
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03
Round
Medium
HR Round
Duration55 minutes
Interview date27 Nov 2020
Coding problem2

It was a interview both hr plus technical
State merits demerits of PROJECT?
Can it be scaled?
Normal oops concepts and mongodb.

### 1. Explain projects.

Problem approach

Tip 1 : Should know your project
Tip 2 : Answer with confidence.

### 2. OOPs

Explain oops concepts, dsa, mongodb

Problem approach

Tip 1 : Learn dsa using courses from sites like from coding ninjas.
Tip 2 : Answer it with confidence and accurately.

Here's your problem of the day

Solving this problem will increase your chance to get selected in this company

What is the return type of a method that doesn't return any value?

Join the Discussion
29 Jan 2022

Can we apply if we have active backlog.

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