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Samsung Interview Experience | (On-Campus for R & D Noida)

  • Difficulty Level : Medium
  • Last Updated : 10 Oct, 2018

Samsung Noida R & D came to our campus for SLI+FTE.

Round 1: Coding Round

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It was a 3 hours coding round which had one question to solve and the maximum number of submissions allowed was 50, but we could compile it as much as we want. No STL is allowed.



The question was :

A binary matrix of nxm was given, you have to toggle any column k number of times so that you can get the maximum number of rows having all 1’s.

for eg, n=3, m=3,

            1 0 0

            1 0 1

            1 0 0

if k=2, then we will toggle column 2 and 3 once and we will get rows 1 and 3 with 1 1 1 and 1 1 1 i.e. all 1’s so answer is 2 as there are 2 rows with all 1’s.

if k=3, then we will toggle column 2 thrice and we will get row 2 with 1 1 1 i.e. all 1’s so answer is 1 as there is 1 row with all 1’s.



Only those students who passed all the test cases were shortlisted for the interviews.

Round 2: Technical Interview

This round lasted for about 30-45 minutes.

  1. Tell me about yourself.

  2. What was the question in the coding round and how did you solve it, what was your approach?

  3. OOPs concepts, Polymorphism (static and Dynamic) with real-life examples and then gave a code and asked to find out where is polymorphism applied.

  4. Pseudo code for BUBBLE SORT and dry run it.

  5. Difference between thread and process, ways of implementing a thread in java(Runnable interface or extending thread class).

  6. Constructors in java and use of “super” keyword.

  7. Write a pseudocode to remove all occurrences of a given character from a string without using extra space. https://www.geeksforgeeks.org/remove-all-occurrences-of-a-character-in-a-string

  8. Project related questions. MVC architecture, what is a collection? Data structures used in the project.

Round 3: HR Round

  1. Introduction, Hobbies.

  2. Questions related to hometown, college.

  3. Do you know anything about blockchain??

  4. Anything which you would like to ask.

The Final list was released after a day and 5 students were selected for SLI+FTE. I was one of them.

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