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Cisco Systems Software engineer interview

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AnonymousFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus 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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Salil KulkarniFresherSelected
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 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 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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    Leelendhu KothapaliFresherSelected
    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 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 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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    Cisco Systems interview

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    T R RAVITEJA FresherSelected
    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 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 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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      Chandra Raghavendra Rao SankaFresherSelected
      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 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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      Salil KulkarniFresherSelected
      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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      FresherSelected
      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 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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          Mukesh Singh RawatFresherSelected
          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 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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            Cisco Systems Software Engineer II profile interview questions

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            • Question 1: 1) Questions related to C. Pointers, dynamic memory allocation, 2d arrays2) Data structures questions. BST, linked list, AVL, Queues and Stack3) Networking questions. TCP/IP protocol stack4) Questions on operating system related to IPC and Memory management - asked on Dec, 2014 in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh

            Cisco Systems Project Manager profile interview questions

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            • Question 1: Nothing out of the box - usually were real time scenario's and from my CV. - asked in Bengaluru

            Cisco Systems Network Consulting Engineer profile interview questions

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            • Question 1: routing questions, stress interview - asked on Aug, 2016 in Tiruchirappalli

            Cisco Systems Software Engineer IV profile interview questions

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            • Question 1: What are example traits smart of people who couldn't make it in Cisco and why - asked on Mar, 2015 in Bengaluru

            Cisco Systems Product Manager profile interview questions

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            • Question 1: What do you want to do as a Product Manager? - asked on Jan, 2016 in San Jose, CA

            Cisco Systems Intern profile interview questions

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            • Question 1: How does a capacitor work? - asked on Oct, 2016 in

            Cisco Systems Software Engineer profile interview questions

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            • Question 1: In the first round, I was asked my favourite subject and then a program to write on whiteboard to search an element in a tree with least complex(n). I tried and gave around 10 programs but the interview said there is more easier way. Finally, I had to quit. However, I was selected for the 2nd round. In the 2nd round, general technical questions regarding DB, Locks, multithreading, unix, et all. 3rd round was the simplest of all - was asked about my project and questions related to it. - asked on Mar, 2012 in Pune

            Cisco Systems Senior Software Engineer profile interview questions

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            • Question 1: They were more interested in the projects that I have made out of my own interest - asked on Apr, 2013 in Bengaluru

            Cisco Systems Technical Writer profile interview questions

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            • Question 1: How do you go about documenting a feature? How do you ensure you've documented technically accurate features? - asked on Jan, 2015 in Bengaluru

            Cisco Systems SSE profile interview questions

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            • Question 1: Basic theory questions... like differences between structures classes... overloading virtual functions,etc - asked on Mar, 2016 in Bengaluru
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