Hike Recruitment Process

About Company :

Hike Messenger is an Indian messaging app. Launched on 12 December 2012. Hike Messenger (stylized as hike M E S S E N G E R) is a cross-platform instant messaging service for smartphones that uses the internet for communication. In addition to text messaging, users can send each other graphical stickers, emoticons, images, videos, audios, files, voice messages, contacts and user location. Hike is a joint venture between Bharti Enterprises and SoftBank. Hike’s founder is Kavin Bharti Mittal.

Know more about Hike


Recruitment Process :

Hike conducts 6-8 rounds to select freshers as SDE in their organisation.

  • Written Round
  • Technical Round 1
  • Technical Round 2
  • Technical Round 3
  • Technical Round 4
  • CTO Round
  • CEO Round
  • HR Round

Academic Criteria :

  • 70 percent or above in B.Tech, Class X and XII.
  • No backlogs at the time of interview

Written Round :
The Written round consists of four major sections namely General Aptitude / Logical Test, second section is Software Knowledge (Questions like latest version of iOS, Windows, Android. Operating Systems etc), third section is Database and Linux and last section is on Computer Programming (Output questions of java/c/c++, generic questions related to programming).

Technical Rounds :
The students who clear the written round are called for Technical Interview.To clear this round you should be clear with your basics. You should be prepared with Data structures and Algorithms, DBMS, design patter problems, OOPs concepts and a programming language of your choice. Students will be expected to write codes in the interview. They also ask questions from resume. You may be asked puzzles in this round. To be prepared for puzzles you can practice from our Puzzles section.

CTO Round :
CTO round is technical plus HR round. You can expect questions from resume. Sometimes, this round is either telephonic or on skype.

CEO Round and HR Round:
CEO round is also a HR round. Sometimes, CEO round is either telephonic or on skype.
You can expect HR questions like :
1. Tell me about Yourself
2. Why hike ?
3. How you see yourself after five years from now ?
4. What are your strengths and weaknesses ?
5. Questions form resume
6. Questions form Internship/prior projects

Questions Asked in Hike :

  1. LRU Cache (Function Problem)
  2. Nodes at given distance in binary tree (Function Problem)
  3. Kadane’s Algorithm
  4. Search in a Rotated Array
  5. Egg Dropping Puzzle
  6. Sort an array of 0s, 1s and 2s
  7. Minimum Platforms
  8. Next greater number set digits
  9. Design a tiny URL or URL shortener
  10. Nuts and Bolts Problem
  11. more >>

Interview Experiences

It is always beneficial if you know what it is to be there at that moment. So, to give you an advantage, we provide you Interview Experiences of candidates who have been in your situation earlier. Make the most of it.

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