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Bennett Coleman and Co. Ltd. (Times Group) Interview Questions

Updated Jul 8, 2014
Updated Jul 8, 2014
10 Interview Reviews

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    Accounts Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    I had 2 rounds of interviews. It was quite good and the interviewers seemed quite vibrant. The initial round was taken by the a Zonal Manager and the subsequent round by the Regional Manager. There was no HR interview round initially.

    Interview Questions
    • How I could justify my abilities to achieve repeated sales targets.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
  2.  

    Senior Officer- Advertising & Planning Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4 days - interviewed at Bennett Coleman and Co. Ltd. (Times Group) in June 2011.

    Interview Details

    It was very interesting with 3-4 rounds.First two rounds were with the HR, The forth & fifth round were with higer managers - head of department & Branch head. It was quite tough, but a very good laerning experience.

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Accounts Manager Interview

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

    I applied through college or university. The process took a day - interviewed at Bennett Coleman and Co. Ltd. (Times Group) in July 2013.

    Interview Details

    all good

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    it depends on person to person
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Executive Producer Interview

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

    I applied through other source - interviewed at Bennett Coleman and Co. Ltd. (Times Group).

    Interview Details

    Be very patient because this process takes longer than expected unless someone from the inside recommends you.

    Negotiation Details
    This was the most difficult!!!
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Copy Editor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    I had to take a written test for editorial position. The process was professionally handled by the HR department personnel of the the organisation.

    Negotiation Details
    Amicable
    Accepted Offer
  7.  

    DNE Interview

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

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 days - interviewed at Bennett Coleman and Co. Ltd. (Times Group) in January 2009.

    Interview Details

    Written test followed by interviews

    Interview Questions
    • How about your English? That too to a person who has spent more than five years in English journalism and holds a Masters' degree in English literature   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Nothing. They offered a salary and I was looking for an opportunity to move of my place of employment in 2002
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Accounts Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  New Delhi (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New Delhi (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Bennett Coleman and Co. Ltd. (Times Group) in August 2008.

    Interview Details

    Responded to the advertisement and was selected after two rounds of interview

    Interview Questions
    • Why do want to come back to Jaipur after working in Delhi   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Instead of being employed in the subsidiary company, asked for being employed in the parent company which was accepted by them
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Deputy Manager Interview

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

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 days - interviewed at Bennett Coleman and Co. Ltd. (Times Group) in June 2011.

    Interview Details

    HR Round,Deptt Head and finally interviewed by the Deptt.Director

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Deputy Manager Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Bennett Coleman and Co. Ltd. (Times Group) in July 2011.

    Interview Details

    Got a call from a consultant through a job portal and then a one to one interview with Immediate supervisor and then with senior manager.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Head Marketing Interview

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

    I applied through other source. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Bennett Coleman and Co. Ltd. (Times Group) in May 2011.

    Interview Details

    The Telephonic offer came through a placement agency. On my agreement, name was refereed to the employer. The employer Called and had a 30-45 mts Telephonic Interview. Then on his visit to my Town, He called for a 1 to 1 interview. Intimation call came only one day in advance.

    Interview Questions
    • Will you be able to co ordinate and start an Edition of a English News paper right from thr Title clearance to printing with in 45 days Time.   View Answer
    • What do you think a Print Centre at Kochi for a Chennai edition with an additional Kerala Desk at Chennai. Once the Registration and other process is completed we can think in terms of a Independent Editions for Kerala with printing at Kochi and Trivandrum   View Answer
    Reasons for Declining

    I had some restrictions for the Location.The Offer at the location I wanted doesn't match with my past experience , position and Profile.

    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

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