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Lot of resources on how to prepare
Watch any YouTube video.

Basically 2 things you need
1. Data structures and algorithms - need to do leetcode problems and slowly build your expertise in solving them
2. System design - there are books you can read and good YouTube videos to refer.

Great you have a goal for yourself. I've also started prep few months ago.
It takes consistent effort to crack these really good product companies. Start today 👍


There is a book from Narsimha karumanchi named "data structure and algorithms made easy".

This book is referred in IITs and NITs as per my IIT friend.

Read a topic from this, and filter out topic related questions on leetcode and start solving the easy and medium questions.


I was in a similar position like you, and now am a SDE1 at Amazon. I was Software Engineer in Test before I joined Amazon and this was my strategy:
2021 Jan:
Solved or learnt 2 problems daily from Love Babbar sheet
Every weekend revised all the solved problems or solved them if I am not sure
2021 Apr:
Started giving interviews and learnt that I need to prepare for LLD & HLD
For LLD, I learnt 5-6 design patterns & SOLID design principles, checked Udit Agarwal's YouTube channel on few LLD problems
For HLD, I took a subscription of AlgoExpert and prepared basic system design concepts and few problems
2021 Sep:
I got rejected from last round of Flipkart and they mentioned that my role doesn't align with an SDE.
So, from next interviews I changed my resume to developer, changed my projects and started saying that I developed the projects.
2021 Nov:
Got an offer from a startup as SDE1 and I accepted it
2021 Dec:
Completed 3 rounds of Amazon interview
2022 Jan:
No reply from Amazon, thought I was rejected
2022 Feb:
Joined the startup
Got a call from Amazon for the next round of interview
2022 April:
Got an offer from Amazon as SDE1
2022 July:
Joined Amazon
The only reason I joined as SDE1 is I didn't have enough development experience. Just be consistent with whatever strategy you make and don't give up. PS: I got rejected from 21 companies before getting my first offer
YoE: 4


Can I DM you buddy!?

Try to read about one concept in DSA and then try to solve 5-6 questions in that category. Then move on to the next one.


Do as much Leetcode as possible
And prepare for system design as well


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