BNY Mellon Interview Experience for SDE (Freshers)
Round 1:Online Technical Coding Round (2.5-3 hours)-
The coding round was held on hackerearth platform . It comprises of 3 questions, (mostly mathematical one’s) in my case.
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Each question is of 100 marks.
For you to qualify, you must score atleast 160 marks or above.
You will be getting e-mail regarding your candidature in the coding round in a week or two.
Round 2:Phonic Round(Technical Round) (1-1.5 hours)-
Q1. Walk me through your Resume.
Ans. I answered.
Q2. Tell me about sorting.(about 6-8 minutes)
Ans. I talked about what is sorting, the talked about different sorting algorithms in chronological order of their time complexity.
Q3. Difference between merge-sort and quick-sort in respect to their usage and complexities.
Ans. link :”https://www.geeksforgeeks.org/quick-sort-vs-merge-sort/”
Q4. Given question to sort using merge-sort which is to be executed on the testing terminal given to me during the phonic interview.
Q5.Tell me about Binary heap.
Ans. link: “https://www.geeksforgeeks.org/binary-heap/”
Q6. Again given question to execute, this time question on linked list, to find a cycle in linked list and to remove that cycle.
Ans. link:” https://www.geeksforgeeks.org/detect-and-remove-loop-in-a-linked-list/”
Q7. Now questions were from Software Engineering:-
i. My approach to build E-commerce website.
Ans: I talked about different development models like- Waterfall model, Prototype model which can be used for the development of the E-commerce website.
ii.What do you think of software testing department.
Ans. I talked about their importance there work .
iii. Now we had Discussion about my project, where questions were asked regarding my project.
Q8. Now questions about Object Oriented Programming there usefulness, properties.
Ans. link: https://www.geeksforgeeks.org/oops-object-oriented-design/
Q9. Define Polymorphism and difference in their types-
Ans. link: “https://www.geeksforgeeks.org/polymorphism-in-java/”
Q10. I had to write a query according to given question of Database.
Ans .Which in my case was based on “group by”
Tips: you must have knowledge about data structures, DBMS and OOPs Concepts, you must be able to execute all the questions that were being asked.
Round 3: (Technical + Managerial ) around (50 to 70 minutes):-
This Round can be held in Pune or Chennai, where you’ll be called accordingly by the company which is going to pay for your AIRFARE and stay in a FIVE-STAR HOTEL.
Q1. Interviewer opened the laptop and asked me to explain the code which I had solved in Round 1 on paper.
Q2. Tell me difference Between Library And Module
Ans . link: “https://stackoverflow.com/questions/4099975/difference-between-a-module-library-and-a-framework”
Q3. Tell me about your Project, and asked me what technology were used in it.
Q4. Write Code of any one module of your project you know.
Q5. Write function for Binary tree to check whether its different nodes value that are present in different paths in a tree are equal to number X when values of nodes are being added.
Q6. Tell me about the latest Technology you are working on, and how it is going to affect the human beings.
Q7. Again write a function for question -given m, n where
m -is no.of 9’s
n- is no .of 0’s
a number is formed by combining m & n and it can have any no. of 9’s and 0’s like-(9, 90, 999, 9090, 9000…etc) and it is starting from 9
you are given X a number where you have to find the smallest number that is formed by the combination of m & n and is divisible by X
Q8. You are working on the project and have completed it and during its presentation the project fails, how you are going to handle the situation.
Q9. Where you see Yourself after 5 years, how you are going to achieve that
Q10. LAST QUESTION -(which was like final nail in the coffin)
You are provided a work which usually take 10 days to finish, you have to complete that work in 7 days without doing any extra hours and this work have to be done alone, how you are going to do that?
Ans– First, I smiled because this is the same question which I had discussed with my friends the day before the interview.
I answered within 2-3 seconds back, and the look on the face of the interviewer was really intriguing.
I answered–“” First we are going to schedule are task according to our priority, and then we are going to maintain record of each task, if any task during the work is going to be repeated, I am going to look for it in the record table and not going to work again on that task.This Approach follows Dynamic Programming approach of global optimization.”
Special thanks to geeksforgeeks that had helped me to qualify BNY MELLON interview, and I highly recommend to work hard and if having any confusion look for it in geeks for geeks.
Before the interview I had gone through the whole “” TOP 10 Algorithms in the Interview Questions””
Thank You GeeksforGeeks