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# SDE - 1

IBM
3 rounds | 2 Coding problems

## Interview preparation journey

Preparation
Duration: 3 Months
Topics: Data Structures, Database Management System, Algorithms, OOPs, System Graphic Design
Tip

Tip 1 : Focus on your basics of every topic.
Tip 2 : Communication should be strong.
Tip 3 : Prepare your portfolio.

Application process
Where: Other
Resume tip

Tip 1 : Don't write things you have not done.
Tip 2 : Keep it basic and simple.

## Interview rounds

01
Round
Easy
Online Coding Interview
Duration30 minutes
Interview date15 Feb 2020
Coding problem1

It was in the morning. Environment was competitive. Interviewer was decent and helpful.

### 1. Average Marks

Easy
5m average time
80% success
0/40

#### You are given the name of a student in the form of a character â€˜firstLetterOfNameâ€™ and 3 integers â€˜M1â€™, â€˜M2â€™, â€˜M3â€™ representing the m...

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Problem approach

Step 1 : Use the formula for mean of numbers.
Step 2 : Run all the test cases
Step 3 : All the test cases were passed, so I submit the test.

02
Round
Easy
Online Coding Test
Duration180 Minutes
Interview date15 Feb 2020
Coding problem0

This round was cognitive and english assessment. Cognitive games and english grammar were asked.
You have to clear as many rounds as possible in the given time.

03
Round
Easy
Face to Face
Duration30 Minutes
Interview date16 Feb 2020
Coding problem1

The interviewer was very calm. He made me feel comfortable. He offered me water. He asked me questions regarding myself.

### 1. Basic HR Questions

Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

How much time you give to your family?

Problem approach

Tip 2 : Speak only what you really feel
Tip 3 : Don't fake anything

Here's your problem of the day

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

Minimum number of operands are required to use relational operators?

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