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NCR Corporation Interview Experience for SDE (On-Campus)
  • Last Updated : 17 Nov, 2020

Round 1 (Online Coding):

  • 30 MCQ’s based on OS, DBMS, Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Two Coding questions based on number theory and strings.

25 students were shortlisted after this round.

Round 2 (Technical Interview):

  1. Introduce yourself
  2. Why is Java called platform independent language?
  3. What is an abstraction and how it is implemented?
  4. Coding question: Find the repeating and the missing.
  5. Difference between lists and sets.
  6. I have displayed a code which had an inheritance, static methods, and function overloading, and was asked to determine if it had an error or not.
  7. Coding question: Remove an element from a sorted array such that the sum of absolute differences between the consecutive elements is minimum.
  8. Difference between primary constraints and unique constraints in SQL.

11 students were shortlisted for the next round

Round 3 (Technical Interview):



  1. Tell me about your hobbies and your college
  2. Advantages and disadvantages of inheritance.
  3. Given some statements that displayed different kinds of relationships between objects, I was asked to design the classes.
  4. Favourite data structure?
  5. Coding Question: A torch is placed at different locations around a binary tree, print the respective output for each case.
  6. Which data structure is best for search operation and which data structure is best for delete operation.
  7. Advantage of linked list over arrays.
  8. Advantage of trees over linked list and arrays.

5 students were shortlisted after this round

Round 4 (HR):

  1. Tell me about yourself.
  2. 2 puzzles
  3. What challenges did you face in your life and how did you overcome them?
  4. When have you tried to adapt to a new situation?
  5. Are you a smart worker or a hard worker?
  6. Why are friends necessary?

4 students were selected for the job and by God’s grace, I was one of them.

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