Amazon Interview Experience | SDE Intern | Set 6

Company Name: Amazon

Job Role: SDE Intern

Years of Experience Required: None

Drive: Off-Campus (Amazon WoW)

Preparation for Amazon


Duration: ~1year

Source of Preparation: Smart Interviews, GFG, InterviewBit, Striver’s SDE sheet


Interview Rounds

Round 1: Online Coding Test

Problem List: 1 coding question, 40 MCQs covering CS subjects

Problem Statement: Given a string, find the length of the longest substring which is a palindrome.


Input Format: “baabd”

Result: 4

Round 2: Online Coding Test

Problem List: 2 coding questions, 7 debugging questions, aptitude MCQs, workstyle assessment.

Problem Statement: 1st question was a medium-level DFS based question.

Question 2: Given a string, count the number of substrings with k distinct characters.


Input Format: “abcbaa”, k = 3 

Result: 8

Round 3: TR Video Call.

Topics asked: DSA

Problems: The interviewer asked for my introduction and gave a coding question. 

Question: Given an array of size n, find a subarray such that on sorting this subarray, the whole array is sorted .


Input Format: [10, 12, 27, 29, 45, 19, 37, 11, 45, 67] 

Result: [12, 27, 29, 45, 19, 37, 11]

Then he asked me about BSTs, tree traversals.

Round 4: TR Video Call

Topics asked: DSA, projects

Problems: The interviewer started with her introduction then asked mine. Then she asked me about one of my projects, challenges faced during the project, followed by 2coding questions.

QUESTION 1: Search for an element in a row-wise and column-wise sorted 2D array.

QUESTION 2: A medium-level DFS based question.

Verdict: Selected

Message to Aspiring Students:

Be well prepared with your basics as they are important to clear the screening tests. During interviews, think out loud as the interviewer is always there to help you out. Be consistent and hope for the best!


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