Samsung Interview Experience | Battle Of Masters-2019

Battle Of Masters was an off-campus placement drive conducted by SRIB for a few IITs and IIITH for only Masters students.

Round 1: Online coding round of 90 min consisted of 3 coding questions on Cocubes platform

https://www.geeksforgeeks.org/greedy-algorithm-to-find-minimum-number-of-coins/

https://www.geeksforgeeks.org/search-a-word-in-a-2d-grid-of-characters/

https://www.geeksforgeeks.org/closest-leaf-to-a-given-node-in-binary-tree/



Round 2: It was a 3hr proctored test at one of the test centers in Hyderabad on Samsung’s own platform. The use of STL was not allowed.

https://www.careercup.com/question?id=5745468609921024

Round 3: Technical interview went for approximately 30 mins over skype

  • Introduce yourself.
  • Explain vptr and vtable. How many vtable and vptr will be created when we create a derived class object and refer it with base class pointer with the base class having a virtual function.
  • What is lvalue reference and rvalue reference?
  • How to sort a linked list. Time complexity for it.
  • Difference between parameter and argument in any programming language in general.
  • Explain database normalization and the need for it. Explain different types of normalizations.
  • Design friend suggestions in a social media app. Recommend only the top 5 friends of friends to a person. Explain the heuristics you would use to find the top five suggestions. Assume approximately 30K users. Explain the data structure you would use. It’s a design question so discuss more with the interviewer.

Any questions

Round 4: Technical interview went for approximately 25 mins over skype

  • Introduce yourself.
  • Explain any one of your projects, and then went deep on a particular project.
  • What is a process and its life cycle
  • What is a process table
  • What is a bootloader? Explain the booting process.
  • Data structure to use for implementing a hash table. Explain chaining, rehashing.

Any questions

Round 5: HR Round

  • Tell me about yourself.
  • Why do you want to join Samsung ?
  • Explain your internship project.
  • Why did you go for Mtech ?
  • What are your key strengths and weakness ?
  • Areas you want to improve in yourself.
  • Technologies you are interested in.

Any questions

Selected 14 students at the end.

Best of luck!!!

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