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Microsoft Interview Questions in Hyderābād

Updated Dec 9, 2014
Updated Dec 9, 2014
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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Associate Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād (India)
    Interview Details

    It was a good well managed process. Was a 3 round process starting with basic intro inching towards the details of the current job description. being from a finance background, i had to justify why i was applying for the role. overall it was smooth process with difficult questions.

    Interview Questions
    • Apple is not a competitor / peer set company of Microsoft   Answer Question
    No Offer
  2.  

    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād (India)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Microsoft.

    Interview Details

    They don't value experience, ask same thing to a fresher as well as to some 10 year exp guy.. Ask questions from DS, algo, puzzles, design.. No question from domain knowledge..
    So cracking Microsoft is easier than cracking TCS..

    Interview Questions
    • 1. Possible moves for horse on chess board and when the horse will go out of the board.   Answer Question
    • 2. Design a old style mobile phone and search for various names based on key press   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Not much negotiation, they added joining bonus of 1 lakh by just asking for it.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  3.  

    Program Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Microsoft.

    Interview Details

    Very Tough and there were 9 rounds of interviews for this position. One stage without confidence may disqualify you. Be confident in your words and place your resume in accordance with the applied position.

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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  5. 6 people found this helpful  

    Associate Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād (India)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Microsoft in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    Online Test conducted by Cocubes. Can be given from home.

    At Microsoft Office :

    1 Written Test followed by 2 Technical 1 Managerial(kind of role play and case study round) and 1 HR(kind of stress plus typical HR) interview

    Technical rounds consist of 5 algorithms from DS and Algorithms(You can code in any language), approx 5-10 from OS, 2-5 que from DBMS, 5-10 From Networks and 2-5 from Testing.

    Have a heavy breakfast before going to Microsoft office as it will be very long day there. Do not get irritated by long day as HR is the stress round in which people normally screw up because of high fatigue level.

    Explain very clearly and in depth your past projects and your role.

    Interview Questions
    • Be logical and clear. You have to be very very thorough in knowledge as frequently questions like explain some term to a layman can arise. Nothing is too difficult. Just good presence of mind and logical skills with least nervousness would help crack the interview.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I am an entry level fresher. I got around 170 % hike so there was no scope of negotiation. Microsoft cares a lot about employees and gives lucrative compensation with best working environment. So, in short no need to worry about compensation.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Software Development Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Microsoft in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    The process was quite simple. I had applied through college placement department. Initial round was aptitude, this was an online round.Those who cleared this round were intimated about the second round which was online coding round consisting of two questions which were quite simple. Those who cleared this were shortlisted for third round which was a written coding round,consisted of one simple question. They were not concerned if you could solve the problem but were curious to see as to what logic was a person using. Some candidates from the second round were directly sent to the fourth round. The fourth and fifth rounds were technical interview. All rounds were elimination rounds. Last was the HR round.

    Interview Questions
    • All questions were quite average. Not too tough and not too simple. All demanded presence of mind and out of the box approaches.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  7.  

    Microsoft IT Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād (India)
    Interview Details

    Focus is on logic and algorithm rather than language of programming.
    You need to be confident and show passion towards the company.
    There was an aptitude round followed by a 1hr of coding round.
    Then there were 3 technical PIs and last was the HR round.

    Interview Questions
    • Questions were asked on dbms, networking and main focus was algorithms and logic.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  8. 12 people found this helpful  

    Associate Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād (India)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at Microsoft in January 2014.

    Interview Details

    Its a 4 round interview

    Round 1: Telephonic(technical) Duration: 40 mins to 1 hour 30 mins
    - Be thoroughly prepared for the interview
    - Be attentive and have patience as its a long exhausting interview
    - Propose for a face-to-face interview if you are in the same town or if you are willing to travel to the interview location with your own expenses- this will give you lots of advantages than a telephonic interview

    Round 2: Hands-on(technical) Duration: 4-8 hours
    - You are tested on many aspects and stress level
    - Have a proper breakfast before you go for this interview as it might take all day and you may be starving: This approach is to test how a resource work in stressful situations
    - Analyze the task given to you before you start working on it, say 40% of your time should be used to analyze the task and ask appropriate questions

    Round 3: Manager Duration: 30-40 mins
    - This will be a test to check the attitude of the candidate
    - Willingness to work in stressful situations
    - Thought process
    - Team playing abilities

    Round 4: Delivery head(telephonic/face-to-face) Duration: 10-20 mins
    - Casual discussion and welcome note

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    Salary package was very low when compared

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  9. 2 people found this helpful  

    User Experience Designer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Microsoft.

    Interview Details

    4-5 rounds, extempore design problems to solve, look for creative out of box solution, method and intellectual horse power

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    much above market average
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Associate Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Microsoft.

    Interview Details

    2 telephonic rounds , 1 round coding at MS Office, 1 round for discussion about the written code

    Interview Questions
    • Most of the questions were normal, but in code review discussion, they were looking for generic and maintainable code.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Average Interview
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) V Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Microsoft in December 2013.

    Interview Details

    Applied directly. Recruiter sent document that contains links for interview preparation, links suchas careercup...etc. Recruiter followup through phone and e-mails to check if I am ready to take interview. After a month of sending interview preparation material, interview scheduled. Interview happened through skype. Interviewer has Windows 8 OS in his laptop and do not know how to use skype with Win 8, use suchas chat, talk and browse, it is bit different in Win 8. Asked to write program on online "collabedit". I have close to 15 years experience, interview technique would have been different.

    Interview Questions
    • Writing a efficient program within given time. Unless you are mug up you won't clear   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

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