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Updated 16 May 2024

Top 10 Google Interview Questions and Answers

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  • Q1. Painter's Partition Problem Given an array/list of length ‘N’, where the array/list represents the boards and each element of the given array/list represents the length o...read more
    Asked in Software Developer interview
  • Q2. Hotel Rooms You are the manager of a hotel having 10 floors numbered 0-9. Each floor has 26 rooms [A-Z]. You will be given a sequence of strings of the room where ‘+’ sug...read more
    Asked in Software Developer Intern interview
  • Q3. Find the maximum value given an array with numbers and you can jump to any number and the value is jump length multiplied by value at the location.
    Asked in Senior Software Engineer interview
  • Q4. How to design a search engine? If each document contains a set of keywords, and is associated with a numeric attribute, how to build indices?
    Asked in Sdet interview
  • Q5. If your Wi-Fi router is not working then what you will do to fix it?
    Asked in Software Engineer interview
  • Q6. How do you make business decisions? Followed by - Estimate number of call centre operators for uber?. Then we had a brief discussion around how to measure Maps accuracy? ...read more
    Asked in Product Manager interview
  • Q7. What is the symbol of magnesium
    Asked in Typing Tutor interview
  • Q8. What is selinum package or compenents?
    Asked in Testing Engineering Analyst interview
  • Q9. 1. There is a train that passes the following path: L / \ ... L / \ ... L Each junction tells us the path it is going to take. Once the train passes it'll change the...read more
    Asked in Software Engineer, new Grad interview
  • Q10. tell me about different types of graph..
    Asked in Intern interview

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user image Anonymous

posted on 15 May 2024

Interview experience
Rating 5
Very good
Difficulty level
Easy
Duration
Less than 2 weeks
Result
Selected Selected

I applied via AmbitionBox and was interviewed in Apr 2024.

3 Interview Rounds

1

Aptitude Test Round

An aptitude test is an exam used to determine an individual's skill or propensity to succeed in a given activity.

2

Technical Round (4 Questions)

3

HR Round (1 Question)

Interview Preparation Tips

Topics to prepare for Google Software Developer interview:
  • Core Java
  • Advanced Java
  • MySQL
Interview preparation tips for other job seekers - Consider what you enjoy doing and what makes you happy.

Top skills recommended for Google Software Developer interview

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  • CRM
  • SAP ABAP
user image Anonymous

posted on 26 Sep 2023

Interview experience
Rating 4
Good
Difficulty level
Easy
Duration
Less than 2 weeks
Result
Not Selected

I applied via Job Fair and was interviewed in Aug 2023.

2 Interview Rounds

1

Resume Shortlist Round

Pro Tip by AmbitionBox:
Keep your resume crisp and to the point. A recruiter looks at your resume for an average of 6 seconds, make sure to leave the best impression.
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2

Technical Round (72 Questions)

Interview Preparation Tips

Interview preparation tips for other job seekers - It is good for me sharing all about my self. I can develop this company.i am very happy to sharing all my information.i can communicate with the company team.thank you for giving me wonderful appreciate.

Top skills recommended for Google Software Developer interview

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  • CRM
  • SAP ABAP
user image Anonymous

posted on 22 Nov 2023

Interview experience
Rating 5
Very good
Difficulty level
Moderate
Duration
Less than 2 weeks
Result
Not Selected

I applied via AmbitionBox and was interviewed in Oct 2023.

2 Interview Rounds

1

Group Discussion Round

A group discussion is a conversational activity where a group of individuals discuss a particular topic or issue. It involves sharing ideas, opinions, and perspectives, usually moderated by a facilitator. It's commonly used in various settings like educational institutions, recruitment processes, or decision-making sessions to explore diverse viewpoints and foster communication skills.

2

Technical Round (2 Questions)

  • Q1. Technical" typically refers to things that are related to a particular field, industry, or specialized knowledge. In various contexts, it can refer to technical...read more
  • Q2. A particular field, industry, or specialized knowledge. It encompasses expertise, skills, or knowledge that is specific to a certain domain, such as technology,...read more

Top skills recommended for Google Digital Marketer interview

Insights by AmbitionBox
  • Digital Marketing
  • Recruitment
  • Analytical
  • Analytical skills
  • Billing
  • Competitive Analysis
  • E-commerce
  • Gaming

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user image Anonymous

posted on 1 May 2024

Interview experience
Rating 5
Very good
Difficulty level
Easy
Duration
Less than 2 weeks
Result
No response

I applied via Referral and was interviewed in Nov 2023.

1 Interview Round

1

Technical Round (5 Questions)

Interview Preparation Tips

Interview preparation tips for other job seekers - Please elaborate on the question and confirm that you understand it.
Look for the most effective answer.
Provide answers as soon as possible, even if they need brute force.
Never stick to the initial solution when iterating.

Top skills recommended for Google Software Developer interview

Insights by AmbitionBox
  • CRM
  • SAP ABAP
user image SANIYA SALMANi

posted on 10 Aug 2023

Interview experience
Rating 5
Very good
Difficulty level
Easy
Duration
Less than 2 weeks
Result
Selected Selected

I applied via Company Website and was interviewed in Jul 2023.

3 Interview Rounds

1

Resume Shortlist Round

Pro Tip by AmbitionBox:
Don’t add your photo or details such as gender, age, and address in your resume. These details do not add any value.
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2

Technical Round (5 Questions)

  • Q1. Technology department minister the multinational the chance to get the latest version
  • Q2. Why do you think about working beauty whilst coastal resorts company
  • Q3. That's why I didn't know everyone is doing better and u will find out what your company
  • Q4. That's why technology department minister the multinational companies minimise campus placement offers
  • Q5. Tha Tak hi tho me know what your thoughts here when you get back
3

Assignment Round

Assignment and online activist network boan you too and we can do it

user image Anonymous

posted on 10 May 2024

Interview experience
Rating 5
Very good
Difficulty level
Moderate
Duration
Less than 2 weeks
Result
Not Selected

I applied via Recruitment Consulltant and was interviewed in Nov 2023.

3 Interview Rounds

1

Technical Round (1 Question)

  • Q1. It was a basic graph traversal using DFS. The question was a little complex to understand. The interview at google is a time based and getting nervous in these ...read more
2

Technical Round (1 Question)

  • Q1. Second round was a simple question on string manipulation. There were two parts of it. It went well
3

Technical Round (1 Question)

  • Q1. Third round also had a question on string manipulations with two parts of it. It was the best of all rounds.

Interview Preparation Tips

Interview preparation tips for other job seekers - Be prepared well and dont get nervous in the interview rounds. One mess up in one interview can result in no offer even if the other two rounds have gone very well.

Top skills recommended for Google Software Engineer interview

Insights by AmbitionBox
  • Recruitment
  • Networking
  • Data Structures
  • System Design
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • C++
  • Python
  • Natural Language Processing

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user image Shweta Das

posted on 27 Apr 2024

Interview experience
Rating 4
Good
Difficulty level
Moderate
Duration
Less than 2 weeks
Result
Not Selected

I applied via Company Website and was interviewed in Oct 2023.

4 Interview Rounds

1

HR Round (1 Question)

  • Q1. Tell me about yourself and any achievment which you're proud of
2

One-on-one Round (1 Question)

  • Q1. Give an instance of a situation when you had to work with a co-worker whom you didn't get along with
3

One-on-one Round (1 Question)

  • Q1. Give an instance where you went above and beyond for a client
4

One-on-one Round (1 Question)

  • Q1. What would you tell your team after a demoralizing incident? Assume I am a team member, rhat would you exactly say?

Interview Preparation Tips

Interview preparation tips for other job seekers - They will test you on few factors and mostly want to check if you're a good fit in the company. Questions are mostly behavioral with some short case studies as well.

Top skills recommended for Google Digital Marketing Strategist interview

Insights by AmbitionBox
  • Analytics
  • Consulting
  • Digital Marketing
  • Financial Services
  • Management
  • Project Management
  • Project Planning
  • Recruitment

Software Engineer interview

user image Life at Google

posted on 27 Nov 2021

user image Anonymous

posted on 13 Oct 2023

Interview experience
Rating 4
Good
Difficulty level
Moderate
Duration
4-6 weeks
Result
-

I applied via Naukri.com and was interviewed in Sep 2023.

3 Interview Rounds

1

Resume Shortlist Round

Pro Tip by AmbitionBox:
Properly align and format text in your resume. A recruiter will have to spend more time reading poorly aligned text, leading to high chances of rejection.
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2

Aptitude Test Round

It was good but not that good.

3

One-on-one Round (6 Questions)

Interview Preparation Tips

Interview preparation tips for other job seekers - all the best
user image Anonymous

posted on 15 Aug 2023

Interview experience
Rating 4
Good
Difficulty level
Easy
Duration
Less than 2 weeks
Result
Selected Selected

I applied via Recruitment Consulltant and was interviewed in Jul 2023.

2 Interview Rounds

1

Resume Shortlist Round

Pro Tip by AmbitionBox:
Double-check your resume for any spelling mistakes. The recruiter may consider spelling mistakes as careless behavior or poor communication skills.
View all tips
2

Technical Round (5 Questions)

  • Q1. Chemical engineering
  • Q2. Production chemical engineering
  • Q3. Joob profile is chemical engineering Urea plant in operation. . Pumps ,heat transfer, mass transfer, exchange etc
  • Q4. Chemistry chemical engineer
  • Q5. Chemical engineering in industry area

Interview Preparation Tips

Interview preparation tips for other job seekers - G

Google Interview FAQs

How many rounds are there in Google interview?
Google interview process usually has 2-3 rounds. The most common rounds in the Google interview process are Resume Shortlist, Technical and Coding Test.
How to prepare for Google interview?
Go through your CV in detail and study all the technologies mentioned in your CV. Prepare at least two technologies or languages in depth if you are appearing for a technical interview at Google. The most common topics and skills that interviewers at Google expect are Recruitment, Computer science, Python, Networking and Analytical.
What are the top questions asked in Google interview?

Some of the top questions asked at the Google interview -

  1. If your Wi-Fi router is not working then what you will do to fix ...read more
  2. Say you have three tables WORK, USERS, MANAGERS WORK - work_id - user_id - how_...read more
  3. You are in the middle of a quarter (month) and are looking at huge deficit on a...read more
How long is the Google interview process?

The duration of Google interview process can vary, but typically it takes about less than 2 weeks to complete.

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Interview Process at Google

based on 201 interviews in last 1 year

Interview experience

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Difficulty level

Easy 21%
Moderate 51%
Hard 28%

Duration

Less than 2 weeks 54%
2-4 weeks 23%
4-6 weeks 12%
6-8 weeks 5%
More than 8 weeks 6%

People are getting interviews through

based on 291 Google interviews
Job Portal
Company Website
Campus Placement
Referral
Walkin
32%
19%
10%
8%
5%
26% candidates got the interview through other sources.
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High Confidence means the data is based on a large number of responses received from the candidates.

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