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PayPal Software engineer interview

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Jeevan ShankarFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Madras for Software engineer role at PayPal
Interview Process
Test Technical Interview Technical + HR Interview
Round 1

Test

No. of Questions
16 questions
Test Sections
  • Section 1: Programming
  • Section 2: Multiple Choice
Interview Experience
One Programming and 15 multiple choice Questions.
Round 2

Technical Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: Questions about projects
Interview Experience
All details about projects you have written on resume. Some different implementation of some parts of your project.
Round 3

Technical + HR Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: Why Paypal?
  • Question 2: What does Paypal do?
  • Question 3: How do you see yourself in 5 years?
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12

PayPal Software engineer interview

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Leninkumar BabuFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Madras for Software engineer role at PayPal
Interview Process
Test Technical Interview Technical Interview Technical + HR Interview
Round 1

Test

Test Sections
  • Section 1: Coding and MCQs.
Interview Experience
coding question related to palindrome portioning.MCQs related to cs fundamentals
Round 2

Technical Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: detecting loop in linked list
  • Question 2: write code for dfs
  • Question 3: how to find cycle in graph
  • Question 4: what is hashing and how will you implement?
  • Question 5: questions related to to resume
Round 3

Technical Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: no of pairs between 1 and N satisfy relation pow(a,3)+pow(b,3)=pow(c,3)+pow(d,3).a,b,c,d<=N
  • Question 2: http://www.practice.geeksforgeeks.org/problem-page.php?pid=514
  • Question 3: questions related to resume
Round 4

Technical + HR Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: Explain Merge sort
  • Question 2: why do you want to join in paypal?
  • Question 3: explain anything whatever you learned recently?
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13

PayPal internship interview

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Varun AyyalasomayajulaFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Madras for PayPal
Interview Process
Test Test Technical Interview HR Interview HR Interview
Round 1

Test

Duration
45 Minutes
No. of Questions
20 questions
Test Sections
  • Section 1: Aptitude
  • Section 2: Basic Programming
Interview Experience
Basic aptitude and programming questions
Interview Tips
Time management is important
Round 2

Test

Duration
30 Minutes
No. of Questions
1 questions
Test Sections
  • Section 1: Writing a code in C++/Java
Interview Experience
Simple question based on strings was given
Interview Tips
Remember all the syntaxes
Round 3

Technical Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: String reversal
  • Question 2: Insert characters in between string
  • Question 3: Identifying similar characters in a string
  • Question 4: Writing codes for above all
Interview Experience
It was a good experience.
Interview Tips
If you dont know something just tell them. Dont try to answer something if you dont know anything about it
Round 4

HR Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: Explain the projects that I've done
Interview Experience
It was easy.
Interview Tips
Explain the projects done in the best possible way
Round 5

HR Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: What did you learn about paypal today
  • Question 2: Why join paypal
Interview Experience
I could answer the first question.Second one I answered really badly
Interview Tips
Get to know about the company as much as possible via seniors
Skills

Skills Tested

Skill Tips
Revise C++/Java
Resources

Preparation materials

Courses
  • C Programming Language Courses,
General Tips
If you dont know much of C++/Java atleast write the codes in C
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14

PayPal Analyst interview

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BONDA TEJASWIFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Madras for Analyst role at PayPal
Interview Process
Test Interview Interview Interview
Round 1

Test

Duration
40 Minutes
No. of Questions
30 questions
Interview Experience
Test was consist of two sections
1.Quant
2.Aptitude
Interview Tips
Since initial shortlisting was based on Test so focus on Quant and Aptitude
Round 2

Interview

Interview Experience
Tested communication skill for the purpose of client interaction.
Round 3

Interview

Interview Experience
Asked Questions relating to resume. the first part of the 2nd round was mostly on my intern,the profile of which matched with what they were looking for.Data mining ,Data analyst etc.they went in depth about my intern and asked every detail of how i proceeded in getting the final results. second part focussed on PAYPAL .
Interview Tips
They didn't expect the candidate to know everything about PAYPAL but it is always good to know about the company as much as you can before attending the interview.
Round 4

Interview

Interview Experience
They looked at the approach and tried to push us to the limits.
The most important factor is how you approach the problem and not if you end up with result then there was other question,they tested the approach even for that one.
Interview Tips
Preparation on guesstimate and case studies will help you deal with question like that.
Resources

Preparation materials

Courses
  • CFA,
  • NCFM,
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15

PayPal Information technology internship interview

3.6k views
Chinni ChaitanyaFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Madras for Information technology role at PayPal
Interview Process
Test Test Technical Interview HR Interview
Round 1

Test

Duration
45min Minutes
Test Sections
  • Section 1: Aptitude Test
Interview Experience
Good one. Need to be really quick in solving basic math puzzles
Round 2

Test

Duration
30min Minutes
Test Sections
  • Section 1: Technical Test
Interview Experience
Simple question but make sure you don't do silly mistakes in the code
Interview Tips
Practice basic coding problems
Round 3

Technical Interview

Interview Experience
Asked basic questions to test your skills. And obviously asked you to optimize your algorithm.
It was more like a discussion of stuff than an interview. I enjoyed it.
Interview Tips
Be cool. Stay calm.
Round 4

HR Interview

General Tips
Practice coding questions in any good website
Motivation for applying
It is a very well established company
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16

PayPal SOFTWARE ENGINEER interview

1.1k views
ExperiencedSelected
Application
I Applied for job through Personal Contacts for SOFTWARE ENGINEER role at PayPal
Interview Process
HR Interview Technical Interview Technical Interview
Round 1

HR Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: Which is my dream company?
  • Question 2: What is my biggest achievement till date?
  • Question 3: How would I handle conflicts with my team members?
  • Question 4: I have saved money from a year and bought my dream bike. It is the last round of Paypal interview today. I am on my way on the bike and it breaks down in a no parking zone. Suggest a win­win situation so that I don’t lose both interview and bike.
  • Question 5: What is success according to me?
Round 2

Technical Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: I was asked to write a code snippet from my project.
  • Question 2: Program to implement Dijkstra’s algorithm.
  • Question 3: Program to reverse a singly linked list.
  • Question 4: Which algorithm would I use to sort a linked list and why? Subsequently, I was asked to explain the logic of merge sort.
  • Question 5: Suggest as many methods as possible for finding the nth largest element in an unsorted linked list.
Round 3

Technical Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: How would I explain the concept of prime number to an illiterate?
  • Question 2: Give a few test cases for a bank transaction.
  • Question 3: Design classes for educational institutions in a city.
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17

PayPal Information security & fraud management internship interview

2.7k views
Raunak KalaniFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Madras for Information security & fraud management role at PayPal
Interview Process
Test Technical Interview Technical Interview HR Interview
Round 1

Test

Duration
120 Minutes
No. of Questions
20 questions
Test Sections
  • Section 1: Aptitude
  • Section 2: Code
Interview Experience
The test was fairly easy , but some questions required complete knowledge of the subject
Interview Tips
Do some basic questions on C++ and Java programming like string operations etc.
Round 2

Technical Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: Linked Lists and Stacks
Round 3

Technical Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: Sorting algo. Basic Datastructures
Round 4

HR Interview

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18

PayPal Risk analyst interview

2.9k views
FresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Madras for Risk analyst role at PayPal
Interview Process
Test Behavorial Interview HR Interview Case Study Interview
Round 1

Test

Duration
30 Minutes
No. of Questions
40 questions
Interview Experience
CGPA cutoff was 7.0.The test was based on quant.
Interview Tips
No special preparations though CAT preparation and CFM and NCFM tests will help you crack the test. Also its beneficial to have general finance knowledge.
Round 2

Behavorial Interview

Interview Experience
The first round is where they'll examine your communication skills required client- company interactions.
Round 3

HR Interview

Interview Experience
In HR round expect some thorough questions on you resume. Mainly if any of your project or internship is similar to the profile offered. They will dig deep down!The other half of the HR round was around the company. Good if you know about thecompany first hand.
Round 4

Case Study Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: If you know the e-mail ID of a person and were asked to hack his account how would you go about it? (Without hacking fundaes).
  • Question 2: How many A4 sheets are sold in India per day?
Interview Experience
Last one was based on case studies. Your approach is more valued than the end result. 
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19

PayPal internship interview

2.5k views
Shashank YadavFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Madras for PayPal
Interview Process
Test Technical Interview HR Interview
Round 1

Test

Duration
45+30 Minutes
No. of Questions
20+1 questions
Test Sections
  • Section 1: Aptitude
  • Section 2: Coding
Interview Experience
Aptitude Section consisted of good logical questions. Also, there were 5 questions of basic coding concepts.
In the Coding Section, we were asked to write code for solving a problem on Hackerearth. 30 minutes were alloted for this section.
Interview Tips
For the coding section. practice solving problems on Hackerearth and Hackerrank.
Round 2

Technical Interview

Interview Experience
There were 2 rounds of technical interview. Questions from various concepts of Data Structures and Algorithms were asked. Also, questions related to the projects I had done were asked. The interviewers were very very friendly and overall it was a great experience.
Interview Tips
Understand the concepts of Data structures and Algorithms thoroughly. Again, practice on Hackerearth and Hackerrank will help a lot.
Round 3

HR Interview

Interview Experience
HR Interview was also nice. I was asked why I wanted to be a part of PayPal and what all I liked the most about the organisation. Our frequencies matched a lot on various topics. It was a very frank and friendly conversation.
Interview Tips
Try to be frank and confident about anything you say. Do not be nervous at all.
Skills

Skills Tested

Skill Tips
Understand the concepts thoroughly.
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PayPal Software engineer internship interview

2.5k views
VenkateshFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Madras for Software engineer role at PayPal
Interview Process
Resume Shortlist
Round 1

Resume Shortlist

Interview Experience
Initially test was conducted. But they also considered resume for shortlisting to interview. Even if you do test badly, resume will come to your rescue if it is good enough.
Interview Tips
Test consists of both aptitude and coding. Basic coding skills in C will be sufficient to solve the coding questions.
Skills

Skills Tested

Skill Tips
Any basic C programming book.
Resources

Preparation materials

Books
  • Any C Programming Book Would Do,
General Tips
Interviewing people are very friendly during the interview. Concentrate on concepts like linked lists, basic problems on strongs.
Motivation for applying
Diverse fields in which company is working.
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