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Sapient Interview Experience for ASDE-1 (Off-Campus 2021)
  • Last Updated : 03 Feb, 2021

Round 1 (Online Coding Round)

The first round was an online coding round where I had to solve 2 coding questions. Questions I got were both basic DP based questions.

1. Based on 0-1 knapsack problem

2. Based on Max Sum Path in a matrix from a given cell in top row to a given cell in bottom row. From a cell we could only move down, downLeft,       downRight

Round 2 (Domain Interview)

This was a technical round which started with the introduction and project explanations.

Then Basic CS fundamental questions related to :- 

CN – OSI Model and its layers

OS – Process vs Thread, Multithreading 

OOP – 

1. Encapsulation, Abstraction, Inheritance and real world examples of these.

2. Abstract classes and why we need them when inheritance was there?

Others – What is DevOps, UML Diagrams.

Coding Question – Print all palindromic substrings of a given string

SQL Query- A simple group by query (There is table with people and places travelled, I had to print the person with max distinct places travelled).

At last the interviewer asked if I had any questions – I asked a few (Always ask questions at the end of the interview)

After one and half hour I got a call for next round.

Round 3 (Core Values Round)

This was a short behavioural round of 25 mins which again started with introduction and project/internship explanations.

Then he threw some situation based questions like – 

1. If you and your peer has some conflict of thoughts then how would you react and resolve.

2. Tell me any real life experience of yours where you had a conflict with your fellow-mate? How you resolved it?

and some other questions which I don’t remember exactly…

At last he asked if I had any questions so I asked a few (I remember at last I asked about location preference if selected to which he answered that he would be happy to have me at any location, which kinda gave me some idea that I would be selected : )

After 2 days I got a call from HR that I was selected : )

The only tip I would give is keep your basics clear and BE CONFIDENT in giving answers, explaining projects and internships. They are looking for confident folks.

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