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Vāranāsi

I applied through college or university and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Amazon.com in September 2013.

Interview Details Amazon written
20 mcq on basics of c,os,networking+ 2 coding (left view,rotate a matrix by 90 degree)

Interview(round-1)
1.you have to find p,q of matrix p*q
such that it fill n elements(n given)
Such that
a) matrix should be nearest to a square matrix and
b) 0<=((p*q)-n)<=2

2. zig-zag traversal of tree

3.you are given an array of length k and it have numbers from 0 to n (where k>>>n) in O(k) time and no extra space find occurrences of each element in O(k) time only

ROUND-2
1. You are given row and column wise sorted matrix you have to find and delete an element such that it is still sorted in O(n) time
2. Find if sum of any 2 elements in an array equal to k in O(n) time using extra space
3.In a bst to every element add sum of elements greater than it.

Interview Question – 1.you are given an array of length k and it have numbers from 0 to n (where k>>>n) in O(k) time and no extra space find occurrences of each element in O(k) time only

2. You are given row and column wise sorted matrix you have to find and delete an element such that it is still sorted in O(n) time
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I applied through an employee referral and the process took a day - interviewed at Amazon.com in October 2013.

Interview Details 4 rounds
1. jam
2. technical
3.technical
4. managers round

Interview Question – casual question on behavioural aspects   Answer Question

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I applied through college or university and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Amazon.com in March 2012.

Interview Details Well it initially starts with a telephonic call followed by 4-5 onsite rounds of interviews.

Interview Question – There wasn't any question of very high difficulty   Answer Question

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I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Amazon.com.

Interview Details 3 phone screens

Interview Question – Binary search trees   View Answer

Negotiation Details – they gave me what I expected

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I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Amazon.com in May 2012.

Interview Details I was contacted by their recruiter and there was one offsite written test . And based on its performance there was a telephonic interview . Overall process went almost 20 days .

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  • Given a linked list , swap alternate nodes of linked list .
    For eq: 1 2 3 4 will become 2 1 4 3
     and 1 2 3 4 5 6 will become 2 1 4 3 6 5 .
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  • Given N petrol pumps in a circular road, distance b/w adjacent petrol pumps and amount of petrol with vehicle capacity . Find a petrol pump where we should start so that we can cover entire road .   View Answer

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I applied through college or university and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Amazon.com in October 2011.

Interview Details 1 online technical test of 90 minutes consisting of some multiple choice questions and 3 programming questions followed by an interview

Interview Question – What all do you know about Amazon   Answer Question

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Seattle, WA (US)

I applied through college or university and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Amazon.com.

Interview Details Applied on college job site. Received an email to pick a date to have two 45 minute interviews at my college career center. First interview had a pretty common question. Second interview was more difficult, not types of question you would see in Cracking the Coding Interview. Overall, the interview was fair. Just practice writing out code on paper or a whiteboard if you have a face-to-face interview and brush up on basic algorithms! I interviewed on Thursday and received an email with offer on Monday.

Interview Question – Signed NDA   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – No negotiation for interns

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I applied through college or university and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Amazon.com in February 2014.

Interview Details Applied online in January and after 2 month when Amazon hosted a career fair on our campus, got selected for back to back 90 mins interview. 45 mins with each interviewer. Questions are standard questions. If you do problems on UVA online judge, Topcoder or Hackerrank regularly, these type of interview questions should be fairly straightforward to answer.

Also, as many other big tech companies, just solving the problem is not enough. It's also important that you make sure your thought can be understood by others. Explaining how you come up with a solution with clarity is much more important that just solving all of the problems without saying how you did it.

There are four questions. 1 focus on math, 1 on building trees, 1 on linkedlist and 1 on string manipulation
As always, make sure you also understand the complexity and performance of you solution.

Negotiation Details – No negotiation. But I think the final offer (final salary) also depends on your performance during the interview.

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Interview Details 2 rounds. 1st is an UX designer asking me about the projects in my portfolio. 2nd round is 2 interviews from 2 different UX designers. They will ask me about my team work experience and opinion.

Interview Question – One of the UX designer asked me to do a design challenge.   Answer Question

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I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at Amazon.com.

Interview Details Emailed the recruiter my resume personally and got an email two weeks later saying that I have to set up two one hour phone interviews in the following week. Phone interviews were pretty much all technical with very little behavioral.

Phone interviews started off simple, "Let me tell you a little bit about myself", then "tell me a little bit about yourself." My first interviewer went straight from that to coding. You'll use an online program so he sees what you're typing. Other interviewer went through a bunch of short questions that were challenging, then to the coding.

After the two interviews, I got an offer a week later. All in all a simple hiring/interview process.

Interview Question – How do you create a routing table?   Answer Question

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