Goldman Sachs Analyst Interview Questions

Updated Jul 8, 2014
Updated Jul 8, 2014
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Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Bangalore (India)
Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore (India)
Application Details

I applied through college or university. The process took 3 days - interviewed 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 online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed 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
  2.  

    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    The process took a day - interviewed at Goldman Sachs in November 2010.

    Interview Details

    1)phone interview and then onsite interviews 3 with each team
    interviews were mostly technical with basic HR like why this company and why financial sector etc.
    People were friendly and knowledgeable

    Interview Questions
    • 1)find loop in linked list
      2)virtual functions
      3) multithreading, process, thread definitions
      4) why GS? why financial sector
        Answer Question
    • 1)diff between set list
      2)design ATM machine
      3)call by value and call by reference
      4)advantages java and c++
        Answer Question
    • 1)bubble sort, merge sort, quick sort complexities
      2)why GS what do u know about GS
      3)explain stock bond, derivative
        Answer Question
    • 1)find a value in BinarySearchTree,
      2)Print elements in level order
      3)diff between set, list
        View Answers (2)
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  3.  

    Analyst Interview

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

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Goldman Sachs in June 2010.

    Interview Details

    I was interviewed for Sybase position. They had 3 telephonic interviews followed by 6 1:1 interviews on site.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Analyst Interview

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

    I applied through an employee referral - interviewed at Goldman Sachs in December 2009.

    Interview Details

    3 rounds, 1st round HR, 2nd round associate and final round VP

    Interview Questions
    • Questions on the future plans and your learning apatite and questions to see if you suite the companies work culture   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
  6.  

    Analyst Interview

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

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 months - interviewed at Goldman Sachs in December 2009.

    Interview Details

    First a HR interview on phone. Then 2 F2F technical interviews. And finally another technical/personal interview by onshore manager from London, who was visiting the India office. All cleared & got an offer within couple of weeks. Package seemed reasonable, so accepted it. Whole process was over in less than 2 months.

    Interview Questions
    • Find a 10 digit number such that each digit represents the number of times the position of the digit in the number, starting from 0 upto 9, appears in the number.   View Answers (3)
    Negotiation Details
    I wanted compensation for stock options too, so was given some stock in compensating what I was losing at my previous company, although with lesser stock than I had.
    Their offer was final & didn't seem open for any negotiations, take it or leave it.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Goldman Sachs in November 2009.

    Interview Details

    I had superday which consist of 4 interviews seperated in two days. I got severe cold on the first day but launched the job with the group I interviewed on that day. The next day I feel better and they did not pick me. Or probably they picked me but only one group can have me. Very basic questions, go through me resume, y gs, y our division...

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a day - interviewed at Goldman Sachs in March 2009.

    Interview Details

    one on one interview for 30 mins. 4 in total

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    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 5 days - interviewed at Goldman Sachs in February 2009.

    Interview Details

    I was hired through campus, and there 5 rounds of interview. First was general and then it became more technical about the job. The last interview was on-site at the office and it was more specific to the role.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Analyst Interview

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

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 2 months - interviewed at Goldman Sachs in January 2009.

    Interview Details

    The interview process was very well structured and organised. The focus is more on attitude, capability and interpersonal skills. They do not spend much time in asking technical questions unless the interviewee pushes the conversation in that direction.

    Negotiation Details
    Impossible, what they offer is final
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

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