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Cisco Systems Software engineer interview

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AnonymousFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Madras for Software engineer role at Cisco Systems
Interview Process
Test Technical Interview Technical Interview
Round 1

Test

Test Sections
  • Section 1: Quant Networking DSA OS
Interview Experience
Tested basics in each subject
Round 2

Technical Interview

Interview Experience
Had asked me about my projects in detail. Some DSA questions were asked. Asked to code in C for some questions.
Round 3

Technical Interview

Interview Experience
Asked questions about data structures and some more algorithms. Tested in Probability and some quant.
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Cisco Systems Technical interview

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AnonymousFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus at VJTI for Technical role at Cisco Systems
Interview Process
Technical Interview HR Interview
Round 1

Technical Interview

Interview Questions
    Interview Experience
    "1. Basic Electronics : Resistors, Capacitors, Micro processors, RAMs, ROMs, Opamps.
    2. Computers : C, C++ programming, Motherboard design, Modems(Read about Cisco modems and other products)
    Round 2

    HR Interview

    Interview Questions
      Interview Experience
      3. HR : Why Cisco? Why not further studies? Tell me about yourself (prepare for this one)...Tell me your weaknesses and strengths. "
      Skills

      Skills Tested

        General Tips
        Sell yourself. Honesty is not always the best policy. Modesty is.
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        Cisco Systems interview

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        AnonymousFresherSelected
        Application
        I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Kharagpur for Cisco Systems
        Interview Process
        Test Interview Interview Interview
        Round 1

        Test

        Duration
        60 Minutes
        No. of Questions
        50 questions
        Test Sections
        • Section 1: Quanititative Ability
        • Section 2: OS, Computer Networks and algorithms
        • Section 3: C, C++
        Interview Experience
        No negative marking
        Round 2

        Interview

        Interview Questions
          Interview Experience
          They started their questions with my Projects and Internships, which I explained to them. They asked about my favourite subject. My answer was Computer Networks and Algorithms. Then they asked about the OSI Layers, and then about Ethernet and LLC.He then moved to OS Questions, Interrupts, etc. Then Binary search trees, difference between bst and binary tree and then about B+ trees, AVL trees. Finally, I was asked to write a simple C-code - a program to find the last 5th node in a linked list in one traversal.
          Round 3

          Interview

          Interview Questions
            Interview Experience
            Asked me to write a simple C code and discussed a few questions from the Written test.
            Round 4

            Interview

            Interview Questions
            • Question 1: Tell us about yourself
            • Question 2: Biggest achievement and why?
            • Question 3: Do you have any Weaknesses?
            • Question 4: Any problems with relocating to Bangalore?
            Skills

            Skills Tested

            • Programming language
            • Algorithm
            • OS
            • Networking
            Skill Tips
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            General Tips
            Was asked a little bit about projects and internships at the beginning of the interview in the first round.
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            24

            Cisco Systems interview

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            AnonymousFresherSelected
            Application
            I was interviewed on-campus at NIT Warangal for Cisco Systems
            Interview Process
            Test Technical Interview HR Interview
            Round 1

            Test

            Duration
            60 Minutes
            No. of Questions
            50 questions
            Test Sections
            • Section 1: Aptitude Test
            • Section 2: Technical
            Interview Experience
            Exam contained 50 questions which consisted Aptitude­-20 and technical­-30. In aptitude he asked some simple questions on math and English. In technical there are questions based on c(ptrs),os,networking and some ECE subjects which i dont know. No negetive marking.
            Round 2

            Technical Interview

            Interview Questions
              Interview Experience
              In the interview, first he asked me for my favorite subjects  I told him networking,os. questions were on arp, how to solve IP conflict in a system having for computers connected to  a hub, some other questions on networking like what happens when we type URL. Some simple data structures programmes.
              Round 3

              HR Interview

              Interview Questions
                Interview Experience
                Basic question tell me about yourself as I had edge in my technical interview hr round was quite simple, he   asked just 3­4 questions like why not MS?   Are you interested in networking?  HR person just   explained  about the company and how company works etc.
                Skills

                Skills Tested

                  Skill Tips
                  Don't neglect CGPA. It effects so much to certain companies. Keep good knowledge on OS, networking, C and DS. Be thorough with OS concepts. Study concept in the way of "how" and "why" it will develop subject.
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                  Cisco Systems interview

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                  AnonymousFresherSelected
                  Application
                  I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Bombay for Cisco Systems
                  Interview Process
                  Resume Shortlist Technical Interview
                  Round 1

                  Resume Shortlist

                  Interview Experience
                  I have just followed the instructions given by our placement team. We have two different resumes. One for technical companies, where technical details were emphasized. The other one is for business companies, where managerial skills were more emphasized.
                  Round 2

                  Technical Interview

                  Interview Questions
                    Interview Experience
                    Nearly 150 people appeared for exam. Approx. 30 were selected for interview. 2 Interviews: one HR and one Technical. Some people had 2 technical interviews. Finally 9 were selected.  In the technical interview : Most questions were asked related to Programming esp. C. Lot of questions were asked on pointers and OS concepts . I was asked to write a program on circularly double linked list. Questions were asked on data structures and Device drivers. Some questions on my project. HR interview is easy and straight forward.
                    Interview Tips
                    For interview/GD/Test preparation did you prepare in groups or individually? Which one do you think helps the most? Any details you provide will be of great help   For tests, my friends and me prepared together. And for interviews ,we refereed online. Those were helpful esp. for HR interviews.
                    General Tips
                    Don't be tensed. Read about the company before you go for the interview.
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                    Cisco Systems Technical interview

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                    AnonymousFresherSelected
                    Application
                    I was interviewed on-campus at VJTI for Technical role at Cisco Systems
                    Interview Process
                    Technical Interview
                    Round 1

                    Technical Interview

                    Interview Questions
                    • Question 1: Ex-or gate (or ex-nor gate) using opamps
                    • Question 2: Routers : connection and setup, DHCP settings etc
                    • Question 3: Why not further studies?
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                    Cisco Systems interview

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                    AnonymousFresherSelected
                    Application
                    I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Kharagpur for Cisco Systems
                    Interview Process
                    Test Technical Interview
                    Round 1

                    Test

                    Test Sections
                      Interview Experience
                      A CG of above 8 is preferred.MCQ on Aptitude, OS,C and Networking
                      Round 2

                      Technical Interview

                      Interview Questions
                        Interview Experience
                        1 or 2 interviews based on how your first interview goes.
                        Each and every point on your CV is questioned. Networking is important.
                        Interview Tips
                        1) Accept boldly if you do not know anything
                        2) Be confident when you are answering
                        3) Ask them questions once again if you do not understand
                        4) Ask time, if you feel you need more time to regroup
                        things.
                        Skills

                        Skills Tested

                          General Tips
                          Communication skills and enthusiasm towards work is necessary.

                          Give them the impression that you feel confident when you look at yourself and your profile. Do not use expressions like “may be, can be”, always make sure it is “will be” or “will not be”. All the best .
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                          Cisco Systems interview

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                          AnonymousFresherSelected
                          Application
                          I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Bombay for Cisco Systems
                          Interview Process
                          Resume Shortlist Other Interview
                          Round 1

                          Resume Shortlist

                          Interview Experience
                          Refer some sample resumes, and read some guidelines, and attend some workshop about how to prepare resume. Be very honest and write only those details about which you are very much sure.
                          Round 2

                          Other Interview

                          Interview Questions
                            Interview Experience
                            Its totally individual company decision. Prepare basics of Algorithms, Data Structure, Computer N/W. And your Project work and favourite subjects.
                            Skills

                            Skills Tested

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