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Microsoft Interview Questions in Hyderābād

Updated Dec 9, 2014
Updated Dec 9, 2014
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    Intern 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 2013.

    Interview Details

    Written Test, Online Coding, F2F

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Software Development Engineer Interview

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

    I applied through an employee referral – interviewed at Microsoft.

    Interview Details

    I was intern at Microsoft. went through 4 rounds of technical interview at the end of internship period followed by technical discussion with general manager of my division

    Interview Questions
    • out of 25 horses select the fastest three in minimum number of races where in each race there would be exactly five horses.   View Answers (9)
    Negotiation Details
    no negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Senior Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) Interview

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

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Microsoft in June 2013.

    Interview Details

    Though i applied online to a position in Microsoft for more than a month, i only received the call from the recruiter a day after i got a reference. Now though i applied for a Program Manager position, the recruiter informed me that my profile suited another position: SDET 2 among the current openings.
    I never did have any formal testing experience prior in my career but when the recruiter mentioned that development was the integral part of the profile.

    My interview was with a Lead Tester whose questions were excellent analytical questions in Testing scenarios. He did not ask any typical technical questions (which otherwise can be googled). He was really testing my thinking on how i would test a product.

    Interview Questions
    • How will you manage multilingual (Hundreds of languages) testing of a Product in a very very short notice i.e. you cannot test all of them.   View Answer
    • Prepare a detailed Test Plan Document: Resources required, Hardware required,Test Scenarios, Time required etc for "testing a Simple Web application form with 3 text fields and 2 numeric fields". He asked me to first ask him all the requirements as one would ask the client.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) II Interview

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

    I applied through a recruiter – interviewed at Microsoft in June 2013.

    Interview Details

    Interview was simple asked 2 questions

    a) Find the number of words in a document
    b) Bulbs problem / puzzle given 2 bulbs find the maximum number of floors the bulbs can be dropped without breaking

    I provided reasonably good answers for both the questions cross checked on the net after the interview but somehow they refused to go further dissapointed after putting in lot of efforts

    Looks like interviewers at microsoft have an attitude of only "they know the things" and do not encourage a learning attitude

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Difficult Interview
  6. 3 people found this helpful  

    Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) Interview

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

    I applied through other source. The process took a dayinterviewed at Microsoft in May 2013.

    Interview Details

    Face-to-face interview. 3 interviews (2 technical)

    Interview Questions
    • Consider a stack of N number of cards which are piled up and in facing down. Each card has a unique number from the range 1 to N. The card is stacked in such a way that it exhibits the following behavior:

      Take the first card and put it under the stack without revealing. Now the next card on the top will have the number 1 on it. Next take 2 cards one after the other and put is under the stack without revealing. Yes you guessed it right - the next card on the top will reveal a value of 2. This goes on.

      Eg. for such a series : 9,1,8,5,2,4,7,6,3,10 [for N=10]

      Write a program to generate such a series for a given N number of cards so that this behavior can be exercised.
       
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    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  7. 8 people found this helpful  

    Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) Interview

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

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Microsoft.

    Interview Details

    Data Structures and Code

    Negotiation Details
    No Negotiation.
    Accepted Offer
    Difficult Interview
  8.  

    Internship Interview

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

    interviewed at Microsoft in January 2013.

    Interview Details

    There was a phone interview in round 3 in the process of selection for interns and questions were from C and C++ and more importantly on data structures

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  9. 2 people 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 a dayinterviewed at Microsoft in December 2012.

    Interview Details

    2 online tests followed by 4 interviews ( 3 Technical + 1 HR) . First online test is an MCQ test and in the 2nd one you are given 2 coding questions to solve in 45 mins which are pretty easy.

    Interview Questions
    • Surprise is my first interviewer asked me to write a SQL query..I expected i would be given to solve a algorithm question.

      There are not difficult questions as such...They asked some simple algorithm questions in the interviews which also can be found in Cracking the coding interview book.
       
      Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    It was a standard package given to everyone so did not negotiate anything.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  10.  

    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+ weeksinterviewed at Microsoft.

    Interview Details

    interviews questions are standard ones but the difficulty level is at par with amazon etc.
    a bit easier questions than google
    3-5 rounds of technical interviews
    no coding on the laptop etc

    Interview Questions
    • for an entry level:
      connect all the siblings of a tree
       
      View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Difficult Interview
  11. 3 people 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 4 weeksinterviewed at Microsoft in November 2012.

    Interview Details

    6 Rounds of interview -
    1st round 15 MCQs of Objective type. Got selected.

    2nd round was
    given a string of a binary number, convert it to a string of base 4. Then given a linked list of 0s, 1s and 2s sort it. Got Selected

    3rd Round
    On Site - 4th round, Given a linked list, delete the nth node from the end.
    4th Round
    On site - Given a dictionary of words, and a String s, print all the anagrams of the string from the dictionary

    5th Round
    On site - Write an API to implement a semaphore sub system and ship a reusable library for the same

    Interview Questions
    • Write an API to implement a semaphore sub system and ship a reusable library for the same   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

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