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Goldman Sachs Analyst Interview Questions

Updated Feb 24, 2015
Updated Feb 24, 2015
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Anonymous Interview Candidate
Anonymous Interview Candidate
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I applied through an employee referral – interviewed at Goldman Sachs.

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Many rounds. Met almost everyone on the desk.

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    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Trichy (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Trichy (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a weekinterviewed at Goldman Sachs in December 2012.

    Interview Details

    This was as normal interview not very tough. But we need to know the complete details about the institution and its core functions. Goldman sachs recruits people only of high standards and they expect financial knowledge.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Read about the company before you attend.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Goldman Sachs.

    Interview Details

    I applied through web portal with CV and cover letter.
    HR invited me for multiple rounds with a couple of 2 to 1 interviews.
    Questions asked related to previous experiences, as well as personal attributes, including ethics, teamwork, and personal goals.
    Interview process was well conducted and HR was always very cordial and professional.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
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    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Goldman Sachs in August 2012.

    Interview Details

    initial interview was conducted at delhi and then all it was online, got thru within three rounds

    Interview Questions
    • Do not remember at the moment but it was related to case study.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at Goldman Sachs in August 2012.

    Interview Details

    Got PPO after internship. Internship interview primarily focused on basic coding and resume based questions. Coding part was on the easier side with sorting, merging etc. Aptitude consisted of permutations and combinations questions and some standard puzzles easily available online. Inshort, nothing out of the box and steady preparation will get you through.

    Interview Questions
    • A puzzle : "How will you measure the weight of an aeroplane without actually weighing one?"   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at Goldman Sachs in January 2012.

    Interview Details

    Basics of finance asked with an emphasis on derivatives and fixed income concepts.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    The process took a dayinterviewed at Goldman Sachs in October 2011.

    Interview Details

    Used campus recruiting to get interview. Four rounds of interviews in one day, with 2 or more interviewers in each round. Interviewers were friendly but straightforward with their questions. They seemed to prefer concise answers.

    The people I encountered seemed pretty down-to-earth, and the culture/environment was surprisingly low-key (as opposed to the stereotype of cut-throat, isolated, and fast-paced environments associated with some firms).

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Goldman Sachs in August 2011.

    Interview Details

    Technical questions medium to high level.
    They ask for your willingness to learn and adapt. experience new cultures.
    Need good(excellent) communication skills. You can't do your job anyways if your communication skills are poor

    Interview Questions
    • Why Goldman Sachs? Why not Google, Microsoft or Oracle?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    I was a campus hire. Not much of negotiation there. But the offer was pretty good as is.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Goldman Sachs in August 2011.

    Interview Details

    I had 4 interviews. Two were in person from New York and two were via video conference with two individuals each time. The interviews tested my understanding of the role, industry, and expectations.

    Interview Questions
    • What's your understanding on the current industry? Describe recent events to demonstrate your interest.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I went through a fellowship where the salary was already determined on a range.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Goldman Sachs in February 2011.

    Interview Details

    one interview on campus, and one super day interview.

    Very basic for the fit questions (introduce yourself, why are you interested in the position you are applying, what kind of work do you expect, ...)

    A lot of technical and mathematical questions: Probability, Options related questions (futures, forwards), basic programming questions

    People are very encouraging and give hints along the way to solve problems

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

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