Western Digital Interview Experience for FTE+Intern | On-Campus
Western Digital visited my campus in August 2021 and offered Internship+Placement offers to the students. We had a total of 5 Rounds.
ROUND 1: Online Coding Round
This was an online coding round that was a mix of coding questions. aptitude questions, C/C++ questions and OS concepts. The duration of the test was 1 hour. While the questions were easy, one needed to be quick as there were many questions.
25 students were selected for the Interview Round.
ROUND 2: First Technical Round
This round lasted for about 45min to 1 hour and focused on judging the coding skills and fundamentals of the students.
Questions that were asked-
- Tell me about yourself
- Write a program to check if a number is prime
- Write a program to check if a number is a palindrome (With these two coding questions he wanted to check if I knew how to code and if my code worked for edge cases)
- The question was a variation of toggling Kth bit of a binary number ( https://www.geeksforgeeks.org/toggling-k-th-bit-number/ )
- What are the storage classes in C
- Asked a number of questions on the Pre Placement Talk that was held before the OT
- Conceptual questions regarding C/C++
ROUND 3: Second Technical Round
This round lasted for 45min. The interviewer asked questions about my CV throughout the interview. Since I had used Python in my projects I was asked a lot of questions on that
- Difference between range and xrange
- Different python data structures
- Difference between dictionary and ordered dictionary
I was asked to write a code that would reverse the words in a string and this was followed by a discussion on my previous internships and projects and the tools that I used to develop them.
ROUND 4: Technical+ Managerial Round
This was the shortest technical round.
- Fundamentals of OOPS
- Constructors and destructors
- Method Overriding and inheritance
- Coding question: Find the longest prefix in a list
ROUND 5: HR Interview
This round was pretty long and lasted for about 1 hour 15 min. The interviewer asked very basically and common HR interview questions, but she expected well-thought answers and was looking for consistency among these answers. Displaying good communication skills really helped me through this round.
At the end of the interview process, 6 students were selected.
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