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Editorialist YX Interview Experience for SDE Intern+FTE | On-Campus 2022

Last Updated : 27 Sep, 2021
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This is my interview experience for Editorialist YX. They visited our campus for the 2022-batch session placements. The whole interview process was done virtually.

Round 1 (Online Test): It’s an online coding and MCQ round with 40 aptitude questions, 20 technical questions, and four coding questions. The duration of this round was 2:00 hrs.

The coding questions are:

Out of 94 students, only 15 students were selected for the second round (I was one of them).

Round 2(Technical): It was a technical interview. Two interviewers were taking the interview.

  • It started with the first question, which was based on a string; I wrote its pseudocode and explained it, I was unable to find its optimized approach but was able to give the solution using recursion.
  • The second question was of finding the missing and repeating element in array

The interview had gone for 1hr, and out of 15 students, 10 were shortlisted for the next technical round.

Round 3(Technical + Puzzles): This technical round started with a little discussion over my projects, and then:

Then I asked them about the company. This interview had also gone for 1hr, and out of 10 students, 5 were shortlisted for the next technical round.

Round 4 (Quantitative Ability + Projects): This round started with a discussion over my projects.

  • There was a deep discussion over my interest areas in tech.
  • Then they asked me to prove the Pythagoras theorem, I was able to solve it with the help of basic trigonometry, then they said me to prove it with the help of the similarity of triangles, It took me 2 minutes to figure out, and then I was able to prove.

This round had gone for 35-40 minutes, and out of 5, 4 were able to make their way for the HR round (Fortunately, I was one of them).

Round 5(HR Round): I had a great talk with HR for about 45-50 minutes.

  • They asked me about my family and how my interview rounds had gone.
  • How am I able to make this much energy after these many rounds.
  • There was a very smooth and calm discussion over my hobbies and my Position of responsibilities.

All 4 were selected including me.

Try to be honest and be clear with your answers. Don’t hesitate to admit if you don’t know something, have a stronghold over DSA, and have an in-depth knowledge of projects.

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