Microsoft Software Development Engineer Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Aug 24, 2014
Updated Aug 24, 2014
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Software Development Engineer Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Bangalore
Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore
Application Details

I interviewed through college or university - interviewed at Microsoft in August 2013.

Interview Details

Consisted of 15 mcqs mostly related to c/c++ and probability. It was fairly easy and very few people were eliminated
Round 2(online)(1 hour):
Round 3(Group fly round)(30 minutes) :
Round 4(F2F)(90 minutes):
Round 5(F2F):

Interview Questions
  • Given an array of integers where all the elements occur odd number of times except 3 elements which occur even number of times, find the 3 elements.   Answer Question
Accepted Offer
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    Software Development Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I interviewed through college or university. The process took a day - interviewed at Microsoft in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    There was a written test(15 MCQ ques which mainly consists of basic C questions by cocubes).50 students were shortlisted followed by coding round(2 questions).Around 25 students were shortlisted further.Then 3 interviews + HR round was there.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Software Development Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    Applies through university.First, there was a written coding test- where there were two easy coding questions- one was if u have a rotated sorted array, write the function to find a given key in o(logn).
    In the interviews they asked questions on DS and many OS questions.
    There was:
    1) coding round
    2) write a code on paper for the given problem
    3) Technical interview 1
    4) Technical interview 2
    5) HR

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
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    Software Development Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Warangal
    Anonymous Employee in Warangal
    Application Details

    I interviewed through college or university. The process took 2 days - interviewed at Microsoft in July 2014.

    Interview Details

    round -0 onlinegeneral aptitude( c based mcq ) 20 questions in 15 mins
    round -0.1 online coding test about 2 questions for 1 hr
    round -1 written test about 2 questions for 1 hr
    round -2 technical interview about a question until u answer acoordingly
    round -3 technical interview about random questions until ur course

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
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    Software Development Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Bangalore
    Anonymous Employee in Bangalore
    Application Details

    interviewed at Microsoft in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    5 rounds - 3 days
    round 1 was 15 output based programming questions , for 30 minutes
    was very easy
    round - 2 was coding - had two questions
    was easy , but I hadn't practiced enough coding.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Software Development Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Allahabad
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Allahabad
    Application Details

    I interviewed through college or university. The process took 1 week - interviewed at Microsoft in August 2012.

    Interview Details

    it was a campus hiring event. 2 written test and after that 4 technical interviews.
    The Interviewer ware very cool guys and helped me during interview as well. they even give you hints if you stuck.

    Interview Questions
    • 1. Data structure and Algorithmic questions.(mostly you find on GFG )
      2. OS concepts, DBMS
      3. no question on networking
      4. few design questions

      i) find the no. of connected components in a undirected graph.
      ii) generate all valid parenthesis using n open and close braces
      iii) Question on prime no. generation and processing.
      iv) process in OS ( full details)
      v) a design question on college student management system and few queries on them.
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    Negotiation Details
    no negotiation, since it was a campus recruitment.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Software Development Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  New Delhi
    Anonymous Employee in New Delhi
    Application Details

    I interviewed through a recruiter. The process took a day - interviewed at Microsoft in June 2010.

    Interview Details

    When you are applying for the companies like Microsoft, be prepared. Don't go with half-hearted knowledge and practive. Command over data structures and algorithms is must. Generally after so many years in job, people tend to get away from hands on coding but that is must in these type of comapnies.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Software Development Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Hyderābād
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād
    Application Details

    I interviewed through college or university. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Microsoft in December 2011.

    Interview Details

    Interview Details:
    One written exam at campus, 20 MCQ and 4 coding questions.
    4 rounds of Technical Interviews followed by HR at MSIDC

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Software Development Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Warangal
    Anonymous Employee in Warangal
    Application Details

    I interviewed through college or university. The process took 2 days - interviewed at Microsoft in July 2013.

    Interview Details

    You are constantly being tested on basics. You gotta be logically strong and keep calm. The keep yo success here is to have your basics strong. It would not matter what was your GPA.
    Basic knowledge of any programming language and good problem solving skills is good to go.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Software Development Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Hyderābād
    Anonymous Employee in Hyderābād
    Application Details

    I interviewed through a recruiter. The process took a day - interviewed at Microsoft in August 2009.

    Interview Details

    I was interviewed on the phone and then invited to Hyderabad for more interviews. All the usual software questions ( data structures et al ).

    I was asked to write bubble sort in the third interview. I wrote it and was immediately dismissed as wrong. I walked through the code and was dismissed again. The interview said that in bubble sort, the numbers bubble to the top. He made hand signs showing a supposed bubbling action. I have yet to stop laughing.

    I felt serious regional feelings in this interview - apparently he had flown down from Redmond and recently settled back in Hyderabad. I am from a different part of India - trying really hard not to connect any regional stuff.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

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