Microsoft visited my campus in July 2022. The entire course of occurred on-line for me.
After the take a look at, the shortlisted college students had been scheduled for interviews. There have been two interviews, one Tech, and one Tech + HR.
First Spherical: I used to be requested one query which was to search out the longest growing sequence (contiguous) in a grid, which I solved with a DP + DFS strategy, The interviewer twisted some constraints within the query and requested questions round it and likewise requested questions on complexities of the options and what would occur if the constraints had been scaled up, and likewise requested me to dry run some instances.
Second spherical: Although it’s a Tech. + HR spherical, I used to be solely requested one coding query, perhaps on account of an absence of time. On this spherical, he requested me to make use of any editor of my alternative and to share the display screen. The query was a variation of High okay numbers in a stream I used to be requested to do that query with phrases as a substitute of numbers. After I coded the strategy, he twisted the query a bit bit, however it was manageable to reply. Once more, this spherical additionally had a query based mostly on scaling up the constraints of the issue. So the corporate asks questions based mostly on the constraints, and to reply these questions, one should know the nuances of the tactic they’re utilizing to resolve the issue.
The completion of the second spherical concluded the method, and the outcomes had been introduced the following day.