FactSet Interview Experience | On-Campus 2021
Round 1: The first round comprised of 2 coding questions and a sql query(Test Duration: 1.5 hours):-
- The two coding questions were easy to medium level.
- After this Round 37 were Selected and I was one of them.
Round 2: Technical Interview Round 1
First, The Interviewer Begins with the Introduction then Move Directly to the DSA Part with Coding Questions. This is a live coding round conducted through HackerRank. you have to solve three questions in one hour.
There were three Questions-
- The first question was similar to this question with slight modification https://www.geeksforgeeks.org/print-pairs-anagrams-given-array-strings/
- Given this question but I have to print it in sorted order https://www.geeksforgeeks.org/digits-whose-alphabetic-representations-are-jumbled-in-a-given-string/
- The third question was a little difficult that was based on DFS traversal. Initially, I was unable to crack it but figured it out later.
I was able to code the first two questions completely and missed some cases in the third question.
After this round, 14 were selected out of 37 students.
Round 3: Technical Interview Round 2
The interviewer begins with their Introduction and then asks for ours and then moves on to DSA Coding Questions. They asked 3 Questions from me which were –
I was able to solve all three questions and interview was around one hour.
After this round, they didn’t inform a number of selected students. Only a few got calls for the HR round.
Round 4: HR cum Manager Round
In this round, First of all, this round is the Manager round, not the HR round. The interviewer gives their Introduction and I suppose to give mine.
The interviewer was very friendly.
- They ask some Questions about my Resume.
- Then they start Discussing my project and ask some questions like basic SQL queries and a simple puzzle
- At Last, he told me if I have some questions to ask?
Finally, 5 students were able to crack the Placement and Got the Offer and Luckily I was one of them.
- Be confident try to answer questions even by taking the time if you don’t know don’t just jump to conclusion that you can’t solve it.
- Discuss your approach with the interviewer don’t just jump into writing code.
- They don’t want Brute Force here so try to give optimized approaches.
- Practicing coding questions from GEEKSFORGEEKS and LEETCODE helped me a lot.