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Cognizant GenC Next Interview Experience 2022

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Round 1: Resume shortlisting from Superset portal 

Round 2: Skill assessment

Total 5 modules 

First, 2 modules :

  • MCQ related to java, HTML, SQL, and the basics of programming each was having 15 and 10 questions.  

3rd and 4th Module: 

There were 4 programming questions.

  • Level: hard and intermediate
  • Time 50 min for each module 

5th module: 

2 SQL queries were given 

  • Level: intermediate to high 

Round 3: Technical round 

I had my genc Next interview for the Advanced Java Developer profile.

  • Introduce yourself
  • What is your core skill(I said java)
  • What do you know about java
  • What is oops concept
  • How to achieve multiple inheritances in java
  • Difference between interface and abstraction
  • What are method overloading and method overriding?
  • Super keyword
  • exception handling in java
  • Throw throws keywords
  • Finally, block
  • This keyword
  • What is a wrapper class
  • what is the collection in java
  • What’s the latest java framework


  • What do you know about SQL?
  • What are Dml DDL command’s
  • Constraints in SQL
  • What is a subquery
  • Then they gave me one problem statement and asked me to write a query.


  • Check Armstrong number
  • Simple addition program and then they asked me to do some modifications using functions and inheritance.


  • Memory management in java and cpp
  • What is serialization
  • What is a deadlock in java

I was lucky because my interviewer didn’t ask about the project but lots of students were asked about the project and half of their interviews were based on their project. 

Last Updated : 31 Aug, 2021
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