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Cognizant GenC Next Interview Experience 2022

  • Difficulty Level : Basic
  • Last Updated : 31 Aug, 2021
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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. 

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