Yahoo Recruitment Process

About Company :

Yahoo! is a web services provider that is wholly owned by Verizon Communications through Oath Inc. and headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. Yahoo was one of the pioneers of the early Internet era in the 1990s. Marissa Mayer, a former Google executive, served as CEO and President of Yahoo until June 2017.

It was globally known for its Web portal, search engine Yahoo! Search, and related services, including Yahoo! Directory, Yahoo! Mail, Yahoo! News, Yahoo! Finance, Yahoo! Groups, Yahoo! Answers, advertising, online mapping, video sharing, fantasy sports, and its social media website. At its height it was one of the most popular sites in the United States. According to third-party web analytics providers, Alexa and SimilarWeb, Yahoo! was the highest-read news and media website, with over 7 billion views per month, being the sixth most visited website globally in 2016.

In 2017, Yahoo is placed at position #898 in Forbes’ Global 2000 list, #358 America’s Best Employers, #321 America’s Top Public Companies, and #96 World’s Most Powerful Brands (2012). Also, placed at position #513 in 2016 and at position #498 in 2017 in Fortune 500 list. Know more about Yahoo



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Recruitment Process :

Yahoo conducts 5-6 rounds to select freshers as Software Engineer in their organisation.

  • Written Round
  • Technical Round 1
  • Technical Round 2
  • Technical Round 3
  • Technical Round 4
  • HR Round

Academic Criteria :

  • 75 percent or above in B.Tech, Class X and XII.
  • No backlogs at the time of interview

Online Round :
Written round oftenly consists mainly of two sections namely, General Aptitude and Technical. Technical section contains questions oftenly form Computer Networks, DBMS, Unix, Data-Structures, Algorithms and c/c++ output questions. To be prepared for aptitude section you can practice from our Placement Section and for technical section you can practice from our Geeks Quiz.



Technical Rounds:
The students who clear the written round are called for Technical Interview. To clear this round you should be clear with your basics. You should be prepared with Operating Systems and Computer Networks. Students will be expected to write codes in the interview. They could also be ask questions from resume. You may be asked puzzles in this round. To be prepared for puzzles you can practice from our Puzzles section.

HR Round :
You can expected general HR questions like :
1. Tell me about Yourself
2. Why Yahoo?
3. What are your strengths and weaknesses ?
4. Questions form resume

Questions Asked in Yahoo :

  1. Max Sum without Adjacents
  2. Surpasser Count
  3. Largest Product Pallindrome
  4. Word Boggle
  5. Form coils in a matrix
  6. Next Greater Even Number
  7. Largest prime factor
  8. Find duplicates under given constraints
  9. Find median in a stream
  10. First non-repeating character in a stream
  11. more >>

Interview Experiences

It is always beneficial if you know what it is to be there at that moment. So, to give you an advantage, we provide you Interview Experiences of candidates who have been in your situation earlier. Make the most of it.

Where to Apply ?

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