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Snapdeal Business analyst interview

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Neelesh ShekharFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Kharagpur for Business analyst role at Snapdeal
Interview Process
Test Resume Shortlist Group Activity Guesstimate Interview HR Interview
Round 1

Test

Duration
12 Minutes
No. of Questions
50 questions
Test Sections
  • Section 1: Test
Interview Experience
Simple questions. Accuracy and speed were determining factors.
Interview Tips
Practice Quant/Give online Quant & LR tests.
Round 2

Resume Shortlist

Interview Experience
CV Should carry proper format, action verbs . Impacts created (preferably numerical ) should be exclusively mentioned for each project under internships.
Interview Tips
An E-Commerce internship background are an add-on. SQL , Google analytics , R Software knowledge are an advantage.
Round 3

Group Activity

Interview Experience
Topic for GD : Impact of Coal-Gate scam on Indian economy.
Interview Tips
Be updated about current affairs. Subscribe economic times or business standard. Don't create a fish market in the GD. put your points clearly and conclude what the entire group has agreed with
Round 4

Guesstimate Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: Number of sparrows in IIT KGP
  • Question 2: Road length of Ahmedabad
Interview Experience
Was able to do them. Prior consulting internships helped.
Interview Tips
Practice Case in point. Have a well structured and calculative approach.
Round 5

HR Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: Why Snapdeal. Why reject Flipkart PPO
  • Question 2: Short term & Long term aims in Life.
  • Question 3: What are you seeking from this Job
Interview Experience
Normal HR type questions. They see your attitude towards life and your work style.
Interview Tips
Prepare well for them. These questions are not new or different for any interview,
Skills

Skills Tested

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    Snapdeal Software developer interview

    , 2.8k views
    Adithya H K UpadhyaFresherSelected
    Application
    I was interviewed on-campus at NIT Surathkal for Software developer role at Snapdeal
    Interview Process
    Test Technical Interview HR Interview
    Round 1

    Test

    Interview Experience
    An aptitude test which was followed by three rounds of technical interviews and finally the HR interview.
    Round 2

    Technical Interview

    Round 3

    HR Interview

    Interview Experience
    Snapdeal offered placements for 5 students (3 from CS and 2 from IT).
    Skills

    Skills Tested

    Skill Tips
    Snapdeal is more focussed on Data structures and object oriented technology.<br /> For data structures, online materials such as GeeksforGeeks are excellent and in case of OOPS concepts, stronghold in either C++ or java programming language is necessary.
    General Tips
    Be extremely well prepared for any company. Research about the company's profile extensively before the company's interview. HR panel always looks for candidates who are well aware of the company in order to measure the candidate's interest. Data structures are absolutely necessary for any company. Improve coding skills through frequent participation in competitive programming arena such as codeForces, codeChef, HackerEarth etc. "Software development job profile was offered to me.<br />
    Unnecessary and irrelevant questions are to be avoided. We should raise questions only if we have some genuine questions. However any question related to job profile or location preference could be raised. "<br />
    "It was very grueling and tiring at first but the sweet taste of placement makes it all worth it.<br />
    Placements are a turning point in everybody's career.
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    Snapdeal Software engineer interview

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    AnonymousFresherSelected
    Application
    I was interviewed on-campus for Software engineer role at Snapdeal
    Interview Process
    Resume Shortlist Group Discussion HR Interview
    Round 1

    Resume Shortlist

    Round 2

    Group Discussion

    Group Discussion Topic
    3 topics - 140 characters,Defense budget v/s Education budget and a topic related to ethics.
    Interview Experience
    GD was conducted for shortlisted candidates and candidates were divided into groups of 6 people.There were 3 topics and each topic was discussed for 2 minutes.No specific rules,like each person needs to speak,are to be followed during the GD.Anyone can initiate,intervene,etc. Finally we were asked to link all three topics and this discussion went on for another 2 minutes.
    Round 3

    HR Interview

    Interview Experience
    Only a single round lasting about 40-45 minutes.There were only 4 people in the panel and technical as well as HR questions were asked. First I was asked to go through my own resume, “Introduce/Tell us about yourself?".  E.g.:“Where have you shown leadership qualities?Have you led a
    team?Size of team? What new initiatives did you take?”.Core questions starting form basics like “How does an airplane fly?” to specific questions about the different types of engines used in airplanes,their specifications, etc. were asked. HR questions were put up like"What was the most difficult decision in your life?" and grilled on my internship for 15-20 minutes which I did in Transocean. (Another oil field services company).
    Skills

    Skills Tested

    • Leadership qualities
    • Athletic
    • Quick thinking
    • presence of mind
    Skill Tips
    Highlight any intern in Oil industry or anything related to that in your resume.Any POR or any sport activity which shows your leadership qualities should me mentioned in your resume.
    General Tips
    You need to be very good in the basics of your<br />
    core courses and if you have done an internship in the oil industry,<br />
    you will definitely be grilled on that.Questions will be asked in quick succession.
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    Snapdeal Analyst interview

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    AnonymousFresherSelected
    Application
    I was interviewed on-campus for Analyst role at Snapdeal
    Interview Process
    Test Technical Interview Technical Interview HR Interview
    Round 1

    Test

    Duration
    12 minutes Minutes
    No. of Questions
    50 questions
    Test Sections
    • Section 1: APTITUDE TEST
    Interview Experience
    10 candidates shortlisted through aptitude test (50 ques in 12 min, cut off was 50).
    Round 2

    Technical Interview

    Interview Experience
    1st interview was technical with some general HR questions. I related the work done in internships to the work being done in the snapdeal company. I was asked if I had any other interview to which I replied flipkart. He then asked me why snapdeal and not flipkart. I had studied everything about the 2 companies and was thus able to defend my choice. Next he gave me some puzzles, I did all with little inputs from him. I was asked to wait for 2nd interview and not go to Flipkart GD but I went anyway.
    Round 3

    Technical Interview

    Interview Experience
    This interview round was again technical. This time there were 2 panellists and they again gave me 4-5 puzzles, which I did successfully. I was asked to wait for a HR interview.
    Round 4

    HR Interview

    Interview Experience
    The HR interview was just a formality, he explained me my responsibilities in the organization and made me a spot offer.
    Skills

    Skills Tested

      Resources

      Preparation materials

      Books
      • CAT-Arihant,
      • CAT-Tata McGraw Hill,
      • Case In Point,
      General Tips
      1. Pre placement preparation is very important. Begin early and try to distribute time to all the areas especially your shortcomings.<br />
      2. Try to remain calm and confident in the interview.<br />
      3. Do not cram up the answers to hr questions or puzzles.<br />
      4. There are plenty of companies with handsome compensation. Just give your best in preparations and interviews. <br />
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      Snapdeal interview

      , 5.5k views
      AnonymousFresherSelected
      Application
      I was interviewed on-campus for Snapdeal
      Interview Process
      Test Group Discussion Technical Interview
      Round 1

      Test

      Duration
      120 Minutes
      No. of Questions
      95 questions
      Interview Experience
      There were 4 sections containing quantitative aptitude, verbal ability, logical reasoning and technical knowledge. The questions in the technical section were mostly from the previous year GATE papers. However, they were a tad above normal difficulty level and required in-depth technical knowledge
      Interview Tips
      I did some questions from Arun Sharma for QA. For verbal ability and logical reasoning, I relied on my skills. Since TATA was recruiting for the first time in many years for mining, so I was absolutely clueless about the technical part and had gone to the exams without any solid preparations.
      Round 2

      Group Discussion

      Duration
      NA Minutes
      Group Discussion Topic
      NA
      Interview Experience
      Not much preparation. One needs to understand the purpose of a GD round. It is to scrutinize a candidate’s ability to comprehend, present and listen to others. People often confuse GDs with debates and take a very tough stand as a result of which they fail to adapt to someone’s version of the issue. Candidates also rush in to make a conclusion when there is need of none. The aim should be to guide the discussion yet avoid being the dominant force and at the same time, being smart in using others’ points/ arguments to your advantage. One needs to be updated with the latest happenings via newspaper and blogs. And not to forget the youtube videos that serve as a crash course.
      Interview Tips
      NA
      Round 3

      Technical Interview

      Interview Experience
      It was the 3rd & the last round the Personal Interview. They didn’t have a look at the CV and kept the questions strictly related to the technical and management aspects of mining. They also posed some genuine and general HR questions towards the end of the interview.
      Interview Tips
      Before the interview round, I decided to target a certain section of my curriculum. I read as much as I could on that topic and ensured that I didn’t make a fool out of myself when I answered the questions. I had also practiced my introduction, as it shapes the entire interview. I had made sure that I included my technical expertise in my introduction and I had carried all my projects and models in the form of documents.
      Skills

      Skills Tested

        General Tips
        Play your cards right. You need to understand the exact requirement of the company you are sitting for and show/hide your talents as per required. Keep your pointer above 7.5 at all costs. Do not consider any company beneath yourself (Yes, even TCS or IBM) because getting placed there gives you a relief that you can at the very least survive without being dependent on your parents anymore. However always strive for better companies.Most importantly, realize that placement is extremely based on luck. Hence do not get frustrated if your luck runs out.
        Motivation for applying
        Definitely. I wanted to get into a core startup company. But my elders wanted me to get into a stable workplace. And I ended up getting both options. No one could be happier. Though not yet fixed, probabilities lie high in me choosing Snapdeal because it offers a higher pay package and more work to do.
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        Snapdeal Analyst interview

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        AnonymousFresherSelected
        Application
        I was interviewed on-campus for Analyst role at Snapdeal
        Interview Process
        Test Interview Interview
        Round 1

        Test

        No. of Questions
        11 questions
        Interview Experience
        There was a multiple choice test with 11 questions based on quantitative and analytical ability. Attempt all the questions as the cutoff was as high as 9 out of 11.
        Interview Tips
        You should have a good command over +2 mathematics and logical and analytical problems. You should have an explanation of whatever is present in your resume with documents to back it up.
        Round 2

        Interview

        Interview Experience
        It was completely a profile based interview and questions were asked directly from the resume.
        Interview Tips
        Don’t write false information in your resume as it is scanned thoroughly.
        Round 3

        Interview

        Interview Questions
        • Question 1: Questions from the tests.
        • Question 2: Logical and analytical puzzles.
        • Question 3: How to increase efficiency of the interview process ?
        • Question 4: How to eliminate a defective pack (empty) from a bunch of non-empty ones while loading for transportation?
        Interview Tips
        Good puzzle solving skills and presence of mind are required.
        Skills

        Skills Tested

          Skill Tips
          1) CGPA doesn’t matter<br /> 2) Good analytical skills and logical reasoning are all they look for (qualifying competitive exams like NTSE gives you an edge) <br /> 3) Internships play a vital role <br /> 4) Knowledge of Business Process Improvement methods is an add-on but not a necessity. <br /> They don’t exactly look for any extra academic involvement but if a person has done some work it will be beneficial to show managerial skills. They tested quantitative ability in written test . In the interview for the profile of Product Analyst all they looked for was your logical reasoning ability and presence of mind. Internships are crucial and your HR interview revolves a lot around them. If you like to solve puzzles, the interview will be a piece of cake. If you are not in habit of solving puzzles, do read books like “Heard on Wall Street” and solve problems on websites like www.techinterview.org. These will not only help you in this interview but will be very useful in all the puzzles you face in such interviews.
          Resources

          Preparation materials

          Books
          • Heard on Wall Street,
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          Snapdeal Analyst interview

          , 2.8k views
          AnonymousFresherSelected
          Application
          I was interviewed on-campus for Analyst role at Snapdeal
          Interview Process
          Test Technical Interview
          Round 1

          Test

          Round 2

          Technical Interview

          Interview Experience
          Interviews were driven to know the candidate better and their capabilities. They also didn’t waste much time asking students who they were sure not to recruit and conducting reasonably long interviews.
          Skills

          Skills Tested

            Resources

            Preparation materials

            Books
            • Case in Point,
            • Case Interview Cracked,
            • IITK Casebook,
            General Tips
            Do’s :<br />
            1. Start preparing with the start of the summers.<br />
            2. Concentrate on your own preparation and not on what others are doing.<br />
            3. Keep the preparation time of HR to maximum 20 hours because HR accounts for just 20% weightage in your selection procedure.<br />
            4. Have patience.<br />
            5. Prepare every point written in the resume such that you are able to speak for at least 3 min on the subject. You might gain bonus points if you are aware of some latest developments or strategic changes in the field.<br />
            <br />
            Don’ts :<br />
            1. Never bog down when you are either not shortlisted in the company who have been aiming for or when even after practice you are not getting the correct way.<br />
            2. Do not form very large groups for the preparation. Try making the preparation time that you spend with the group as efficient as possible with the least of bulla sessions.<br />
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            Snapdeal NA interview

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            AnonymousFresherNot Selected
            Application
            I was interviewed on-campus for NA role at Snapdeal
            Interview Process
            Resume Shortlist Test HR Interview
            Round 1

            Resume Shortlist

            Interview Experience
            I prepared a single resume but changed my areas of interest while applying in different companies. For instance while applying in Samsung Electronics I wrote about my strengths in data structures and various programming languages. I had a long list of extra-curricular activities under my belt; I made sure to select a handful of relevant activities and mentioned them in my resume.
            Round 2

            Test

            Interview Experience
            The first round was the written test. The questions were subjective as well as objective and comprised of 10 questions. Out of these 10 questions the first 4 subjective questions were compulsory questions and needed to be answered correctly. Incorrect answers to any one of these 4 questions rendered the candidate appearing for the test ineligible for the next round. After these 4 questions there were few objective questions and then there were 2 programming questions at the end of the paper.

            The first 4 questions were based on permutation, combination and probability. The objective questions were also based on permutation, combination and probability, but also included some questions on speed, distance and time. For example in one of the questions we were asked to calculate the total number of rectangles in an 8x8 chess board.

            In the programming sections there were two questions, one of the questions was a subjective question based on string and the other question was based on determining the output of the given code.
            Round 3

            HR Interview

            Interview Experience
            In the interview the interviewers asked me some programming questions and puzzles. The question was that we have two stacks and using the two stacks we had to generate an output such that it was similar to a queue. It was that the one that was inserted the first should be the one as output as the first one. What I did was to pop out all elements from a stack and put it in another stack until the last one. The last element will then be the output. Then the same process was followed.

            Next they asked me some puzzles. Surprisingly, their puzzles were repeated, i.e. the puzzles that were asked to the candidates before me were the same as those asked to me. In one of the puzzles I was told about 3 king-queen pairs that wanted to cross a particular river with only one boat available for the purpose. The boat could accommodate maximum 2 people and a particular queen cannot survive with any of the two other kings in absence of her own king, but a particular queen can survive with any of the other two queen or both of them in absence of her own king. I had to suggest a way to help them cross the river safely.
            Skills

            Skills Tested

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              Snapdeal Analyst interview

              , 2.6k views
              AnonymousFresherSelected
              Application
              I was interviewed on-campus for Analyst role at Snapdeal
              Interview Process
              Test Technical Interview HR Interview
              Round 1

              Test

              Duration
              12 Minutes
              No. of Questions
              50 questions
              Interview Experience
              Aptitude Test - 50 simple questions - 12 minutes.
              Interview Tips
              Shortlisted candidates were given coding questions (C/C++/Java) - few MCQ's and 3 coding questions.
              Round 2

              Technical Interview

              Interview Experience
              Two interviews -Technical and HR.

              Technical interview had basic questions about Algos and their implementation as well as a few puzzles thrown in here and there.
              Round 3

              HR Interview

              Interview Experience
              In the HR interview, they scrutinized the resume thoroughly.
              Interview Tips
              Preparation : Read about a lot of Startups. Learn about the company and business mode. Expected to have a good understanding of the components of Analytics-quant and data interpretation. Coursera courses about Analytics are useful
              Skills

              Skills Tested

                Motivation for applying
                Snapdeal is an online marketplace, New Delhi, India. The company was started by Kunal<br />
                Bahl, a Wharton graduate and Rohit Bansal, an alumnus of IIT Delhi in February 2010 , as<br />
                part of the dual degree M&T Engineering and Business program at Penn.
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                Snapdeal Software developer interview

                , 2.8k views
                Ankit GoenkaFresherSelected
                Application
                I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Guwahati for Software developer role at Snapdeal
                Interview Process
                Test Interview
                Round 1

                Test

                Duration
                90 Minutes
                No. of Questions
                30 questions
                Test Sections
                • Section 1: Programming
                • Section 2: Theoretical
                Interview Experience
                Keep your Calm
                Interview Tips
                Practice matters
                Round 2

                Interview

                Interview Questions
                • Question 1: Questions based on tree
                Interview Tips
                They are not going to eat you.. they will help you out only...
                So just go inside the interview room as some of your friends called you to ask some question..relax
                Skills

                Skills Tested

                • Thinking Process
                Resources

                Preparation materials

                Books
                • Karumachi,
                Videos
                • Bucky,
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