Practo Interview Questions

Excerpts from interview #1:
(A student with profile 7.8 CGPA in graduation, 77.33 % in 12th and 79.12% in 10th)
Technical interview:
  • What is event bubbling?
  • What is the difference between .on (click function ()) and .click (function ())?
  • Design a database schema for a movie website where a user can rate, recommend a movie.
  • Write a function to check if two strings are anagram or not.
  • Write a query to fetch duplicate email from table.
HR interview:
  • Which is the last book that you read?
  • What is your favorite subject?
  • Would you rather work with information or with people?
  • How much money do you need to make to be happy?
  • Are you willing to travel? How much?
  • Do you have any questions for us?
Excerpts from interview #2:
(A student with profile 8.1 CGPA in graduation, 73.3 % in 12th and 79.2% in 10th)
Technical interview:
  • How to implement queue with the help of two stacks.
  • What is left join. Give example and what is full outer join?
  • What is magic functions and auto loading in php?
  • Write a code to find if a number is a power of 2 or not?
  • Given an array of integers which can be in one of four order – 1.Increasing 2.Decreasing 3.decreasing then increasing 4.increasing then decreasing .Write a function to find the type of array.
HR interview:
  • What new value can you add to our organization?
  • A difficult situation was described. How would you deal with this situation?
  • Tell me a time when you were disappointed in your behavior.
  • What were your favorite subjects during the course of your study?
  • What projects did you undertake during your engineering? Describe your role in these projects.
  • How would rate yourself in technical and communication skills?
Excerpts from interview #3:
(A student with profile 8.5 CGPA in graduation, 89 % in 12th and 80.3% in 10th  applying  for a Software Engineer )
Technical interview:
  • Question based on networking theory and networking models.
  • What are static variables and functions?
  • What do you understand by modular programming?
  • Give a general algorithm for converting a m-array tree to 2-ary tree.
  • How is macro different from a function?
  • Have you used threaded trees anytime in your life time?
  • How would you rename a function in C?
HR interview:
  • Why Practo?
  • Why should we select you over others?
  • Why did you choose this career?
  • When did you decide on this career?
  • What are your future plans?
  • How can you contribute to this company?
  • What kind of a manager would you be?
Excerpts from interview #4:
(A student with profile 8.0 CGPA in graduation, 79.3 % in 12th and 75.3% in 10th  applying  for a Software Engineer )
Technical interview:
  • Write the shortest path algorithm for a graph.
  • What is binary tree insertion?
  • What ‘lex’ does?
  • Tell me the difference between a constructor and a method in C++.
  • What are the various IPC mechanisms? Why is message passing expensive than semaphore?
  • What happens when main () method is declared as private?
HR interview:             
  • How do you see your progress while working at Practo?
  • Who or what has had the greatest influence on your life?
  • What motivates you to put forth your best effort?
  • How has your education prepared you for a career?
  • What qualifications do you have that make you think that you will be successful in this career?
  • How do you define or evaluate success?
  • Why motivates you to join the company?
  • What is the reason behind your numerous rejections in the campus placement processes?
  • Describe your various hobbies. What do you like to do in your free time?
 
Excerpts from interview #5:
(A student with profile 7.9 CGPA in graduation, 87.3 % in 12th and  79.3% in 10th  applying  for a Software Engineer )
Technical interview:
  • How to install Apache Server on the machines?
  • Tell me about 2 dimensional linked list?
  • How and who handles data looping?
  • Tell me about syntax and semantic errors.
  • Tell me about skew trees?
  • What are the numerous projects that you have undertaken?
HR interview:
  • Has there been a situation when you’ve had any idea but have not been able to implement it?
  • What are your interests and hobbies? How do you spend your free time?
  • Do you have any plans for further education?
  • How much training do you think you'll need to become a productive employee?
  • What qualities do you feel a successful manager should have?
  • Why do you want to work in our organization?
  • Would you like to ask us anything?
Excerpts from interview #6:
(A student with profile 7.8 CGPA in graduation, 85.4 % in 12th and  75.4% in 10th  applying  for a Software Engineer )
Technical interview:
  • Write a code to find the total number of unique palindrome sub sequences from a string.
  • How many times do you reuse the code that you develop? How do you reuse it?
  • Tell me about cloud computing?
  • Tell me operating system in mobile.
  • Why doesn’t FORTRAN support recursion?
  • Tell me about your mobile phone configuration.
HR interview:
  • Suppose you have to submit an assignment in one hour and say, the power goes out. What steps will you undertake?
  • Why should we select you over others?
  • Do you enjoy doing independent research?
  • Where do you want to be ten years from now?
  • Why did you choose this career?
  • When did you decide on this career?
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