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# Program Analyst

Cognizant
2 rounds | 3 Coding problems

## Interview preparation journey

Preparation
Duration: 6 months
Topics: Python, Data Structures, OOPS, DBMS, HTML, CSS, Cloud Computing, Aptitude, Basic Electronics, Digital Logic Design, Microprocessor, Optical Communication.
Tip

Tip 1 : Practice as much as you can.
Tip 2 : Do atleast 1 minor and 1 major projects.
Tip 3 : Whatever programming language you have mentioned in your resume, try to use the same language in your projects.
Tip 4 : Coding Ninjas is the best option for preparation.

Application process
Where: Campus
Eligibility: minimum 60% aggregate
Resume tip

Tip 1 : Mention all internships which you have done.
Tip 2 : Add only those skills which you are pretty confident.

## Interview rounds

01
Round
Hard
Online Coding Interview
Duration180 minutes
Interview date19 Oct 2020
Coding problem1

First round having five section.Quantitative Aptitude, Logical Reasoning, Verbal Ability, Automata Fix (7 questions) and essay writing (1 essay 20 mins). One coding question was also asked.

### 1. Nth Fibonacci Number

Easy
0/40

#### The n-th term of Fibonacci series F(n), where F(n) is a function, is calculated using the following formula -

``````    F(n) = F(n - 1) + F(n - 2),
Where, F(1) = 1, F(2) = 1
``````
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02
Round
Hard
Video Call
Duration40 minutes
Interview date1 Dec 2020
Coding problem2

This is (Technical + HR) round. They asked various questions from Electronics (15-20), Python (3-4), Cloud Computing (2), Aptitude problems (5-7), and projects.

### 1. Technical Questions

What is Aliasing.
What is oscillator.
Zener diode
Operational amplifier
Convolution theorem
Entropy
Sampling
Cut-off frequency
AM and FM
Repeater
Negative feedback and Positive feedback
Integrated Circuit.
Optical fiber
Multimode fiber and singlemode fiber.

What is Accumulator.
What is Stack pointer.
What is Bus.

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### 2. HR Questions

Here's your problem of the day

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

How many children does a binary tree have?

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