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PayPal Software engineer internship interview

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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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PayPal internship interview

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G.SrikrishnaFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Madras for PayPal
Interview Process
Resume Shortlist Test Technical Interview HR Interview
Round 1

Resume Shortlist

Interview Experience
An organizational and structured resume goes a long way in making your case.
Interview Tips
Mention briefly your projects . Generally they will be impressed if you present your projects.
Round 2

Test

Test Sections
  • Section 1: Programming
Interview Experience
Be cool. PayPal provided an exam where we could use any of the programming languages from a list of upto 10. So you can always improvise.
Round 3

Technical Interview

Interview Experience
Know what all is present on your resume about your skills. Ask for a rough sheet if required. Try to come up with optimized solutions instead of arriving at a solution quickly.
Round 4

HR Interview

Interview Experience
They asked us shy CSE? Why engineering? And why PayPal? Giving a frank answer is better than lying about it.
Skills

Skills Tested

Skill Tips
Cormen's nook on algos is a prerequisite for such companies' exams.
Resources

Preparation materials

Books
  • Introduction To Algorithms : Thomas H. Cormen,
Motivation for applying
Exploring new areas.
Funny Moments
During the technical interview the interviewer asked about a project I did and asked to explain it. After the explanation he quipped that during this explanation it seemed as if I was interviewing him rather.
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23

PayPal internship interview

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Róhit SainiFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Madras for PayPal
Interview Process
Resume Shortlist Test
Round 1

Resume Shortlist

Interview Experience
All the students applied were selected for the next round i.e, Test.
Interview Tips
CGPA does not matter here.
Round 2

Test

Duration
45+30 Minutes
No. of Questions
20+1 questions
Test Sections
  • Section 1: Aptitude
  • Section 2: Coding
Interview Experience
Aptitude question were not very tough easily answerable if you have good logical skills.
General Tips
Well the interviewers are very frank and talks in friendly way. They know you have the potential to do the work, they just need to see your confidence level.
Motivation for applying
My love for coding and Data Structures.
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24

PayPal interview

2.2k views
FresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Kharagpur for PayPal
Interview Process
Test Interview Interview Interview
Round 1

Test

Test Sections
  • Section 1: Quatitative Aptitude
  • Section 2: Programming skills
Interview Experience
Quant and Programming skills were tested.
Interview Tips
Good Communication Skills is required.
Round 2

Interview

Interview Experience
They run you through your answers and ask the basic HR questions
Interview Tips
Just stay confident and cool.
Round 3

Interview

Interview Experience
30 minute interview on coding and quant skills. Basic coding skills.
Round 4

Interview

Interview Experience
Questions on algorithms, databases, operating systems and networks were asked and code had to be hand written.
Interview Tips
Knowledge on the important subjects like databases, Operating Systems, Networks and Algorithms. Stay confident as before.
Skills

Skills Tested

Skill Tips
Talking about Internships - anything related to coding and CS in a reputed company will do good. There’s this book on called ‘Programming Interviews Exposed’ which I read for a month and found a question bank that turned out to be really helpful.
Resources

Preparation materials

Courses
  • C++,
  • Java,
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25

PayPal Na interview

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JEEVAFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus at Anna University Chennai for Na role at PayPal
Interview Process
Technical Interview Technical Interview
Round 1

Technical Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: Firstly was asked about the subjects i'm studying this semester.
  • Question 2: Different questions  about my projects.
  • Question 3: What is the difference between c and c++
  • Question 4: How  memory allocation is done in c.
  • Question 5:  Difference  between malloc and new.
  • Question 6: What are  virtual function. why it is used, its  mechanism and everything related to that.
  • Question 7: Define stack and heap.
  • Question 8:  You are given two sand clocks one of 7 mins and other  is of 11 mins to drain all sand particles. With that thing you have to calculate 15 mins
Round 2

Technical Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: What is shortest path problem ,and  write a code for it.
  • Question 2: Write a sql query to find nth maximum element.
  • Question 3:  OOPS contains 3 classes A,B,C and they are in multi level  inheritance, was asked about the use of public,protected and private members of A in B and in C.
Interview Experience
TECHNICAL INTERVIEW 2.
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PayPal Na interview

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SHARONFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus at Anna University Chennai for Na role at PayPal
Interview Process
Technical Interview Technical Interview
Round 1

Technical Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: What are OOPS concepts like inheritance,polymorphism etc.
  • Question 2: What are virtual functions.
  • Question 3: Common puzzle- There are three boxes,one box of blue balls, one green and one  mixed ,all labelled incorrectly. In how many trials will i label them correctly.
  • Question 4: There are 10 weights of which two weigh less than the others. Using a balance how will i identify  the defective ones.
  • Question 5: Sql query on finding the nth maximum.
  • Question 6: Code for deletion in linked lists.
  • Question 7: Was  asked about my projects and my extra­curricular activities.
  • Question 8: Optimal way to find the nth maximum element using a DS.
Interview Experience
TECHNICAL INTERVIEW 1.
Round 2

Technical Interview

Interview Experience
Was asked me about my favorite technologies,what i liked about Facebook.
And asked me to design a cinema ticket reservation web site ­ like the one satyam has.
Interview Tips
TECHNICAL INTERVIEW 2.
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PayPal Manager, Software Development profile interview questions

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  • Question 1: 1. Data structure2. Payment Industry3. Future of payment technologyLike I mentioned, Need to wait. But can't say. Finally some conclusion after technical round. Should have better processes in my opinion. - asked on Mar, 2016 in Pune City

PayPal Software Engineer I profile interview questions

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  • Question 1: The question asked was:a) Convert Roman number to Decimal systemb) Convert Decimal system number to Roman numeralc) An algorithm to sort million Roman numeralsThe look-up table for Roman numerals up to 1000 was provided (i.e., 1=I,5=V, 10=X, 50=C, 100=L, and so on) - asked on Jul, 2015 in Chennai

PayPal Software Engineer profile interview questions

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  • Question 1: Linked lists, Queue, TreesAnd some problems to solve. - asked in Chennai
  • Question 1: given a string write your code such that you can compute the expression the string consists of nos +,-,%,() - asked on Aug, 2016 in Hyderabad
  • Question 1: how would you find the sum of all elements of a tree? - asked on Jul, 2016 in Chennai
  • Question 1: Why do you want work at PayPal - asked on Jul, 2016 in Vellore

PayPal Software Engineer I Quality profile interview questions

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  • Question 1: Design a payroll system.Quality Metrics on the Testing Side and Java Collections and Generics concepts. - asked on Mar, 2013 in Chennai

PayPal Senior Software Engineer profile interview questions

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  • Question 1: Written:-1. Create your own linklist and write a function to find the middle element of the list2. consider an array which contains alphabets from a to z arr[\'a\',\'b\',\'c\',..\'z\']. Write a program that uses two threads to print this using both.3. cosider an array of integers, write a program that shifts all the zero(0) in this arry to shift to the right. Please note you should not use any extra array or collections.Then was selected and attended the second round.I was asked that how to implement "People You May Know" concept of facebook. Write a java program for it. I explained the algo and dynamics beside it but told me to write the code which was rubbishh.Second question was on patterns (.) and (*), Suppose you have a complex pattern like a.b.*cdd*e.ff*. and i give u a string, you need to return true or false if it maches.(.) means any - a.b means a(any value)b for eg: a5b (*) means repeated. - a*b means a (then n number of a ) then b , eg: aaab will be true but ab will be false.write a code for the same which takes two input one regex pattern and one sample string and return boolean value whether it adheres to regex or not - asked on Aug, 2016 in Bengaluru

PayPal S/W ENGINEER profile interview questions

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  • Question 1: Questions on projects - asked on Jul, 2016 in Vellore

PayPal MTS1 Software Engineer profile interview questions

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  • Question 1: 1. Mirror a given binary tree2. Check if a given binary tree is BST3. Right view of binary tree4. Lowest common ancestor of 2 children in binary tree-- after all these answers he got mischievous and started acting like a moron -- :-)5. reverse link list k nodes from beginning and end ie. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 if k=3 => 3 2 1 4 5 6 9 8 7when I answered this he got completely frustrated ( get 2 linsts as 1 2 3 and 7 8 9 and reverse them and point there ends to respective nodes ... like point 1 list end to 4 and 6 next to head of 2nd list)Of-course this requires some amount of code to look around for edge cases which makes it complex, and this part he never understood even when I proved by dry-running all cases. 6. Design and implement google maps api. - asked on Apr, 2015 in Bengaluru

PayPal Risk Analyst profile interview questions

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  • Question 1: Logic puzzles and conditional probability questions. - asked on Jan, 2017 in Chennai
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