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# Cisco Interview Experience for Internship + FTE | On-Campus 2021

Round 1(Online Coding Test – 60 mins): It consisted of 15MCQs with 2 Coding Questions.

• MCQs were based on topics like Computer Networks, Operating Systems, and Quantitative Aptitude.
• 1st Coding question was based on Game theory(Medium) and 2nd Coding question was based on Bit Manipulation and Strings (Medium)

Round 2(Technical Interview – 45 mins): Tell me about yourself

• He asked me to Explain my News Feed Project from my resume
• Recursion uses which Data Structure, I told Stack and some follow up questions on Stacks like Stack vs Heap Memory Allocation, Real-time applications of stack
• He then asked questions on TCP and UDP Sockets
• He then moved to DSA and asked which language are you comfortable with, I told Python then he gave me 2 Coding questions.

Coding Questions were:

1. Coding Question 1: Maximum Depth of the Binary Tree(Easy) https://www.geeksforgeeks.org/write-a-c-program-to-find-the-maximum-depth-or-height-of-a-tree/
2. Coding Question 2: Implement Queue using Single linked list with Add, Delete, Reverse functions (Easy) https://www.geeksforgeeks.org/queue-linked-list-implementation/ Similar to this.

Round 3(Managerial Interview): Technical + Non-Technical – 35mins

• He then asked me Which Subject I liked the Most in 4 years of Engineering, I told Web Development, Data Structures, Computer Networks. He then asked Why not Discrete Mathematics? I told them I am not good at Discrete Mathematics.
• He then started asking Questions on Probability (Easy-Medium)
• Some Technical questions on Resume
• Why In Many Applications use UDP Instead of TCP even it is Unreliable?
• What happens When u type a URL in the Browser and press Enter. https://practice.geeksforgeeks.org/problems/what-happens-when-you-enter-googlecom-on-the-web-browser
• Hash Map vs Hash Table
• Why Cisco?
• CEO of Cisco
• Do you have any questions for me?

Round 4(HR Round – 5 mins): How was your day?

• Are you ok with relocation?
• Salary compensation.
• Are u available for 6months Internship?
• Do you have any questions for me?

Final Verdict: Selected( 6 months Internship)

Tips:

• Focus More on Core Subjects like Computer Networks, OOP Concepts.
• For Coding Questions refer GeeksforGeeks and Leetcode.

All the best guys

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