DBS Bank Interview Questions

Updated Sep 9, 2014
Updated Sep 9, 2014
88 Interview Reviews

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    Vice President Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Initial communication from the recruiter was not very clear. Interview got re-scheduled few times. Finally the interviewer did not turn up and nominated some one else to conduct. Interviewers mainly focused on personal experience questions.

    Interview Questions
    • Mostly personal experience interview questions. Realized that they were looking for a very senior person where as job description or the recruiter did not mention that.   Answer Question
    No Offer
  2.  

    Bank Executive Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at DBS Bank in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    HR contacted me for a first round interview- written test. the written test includes two essays ( one Chinese and one English). They contacted few days later ask for an interview with line manager. A very detail interview, being asked for almost everything about the prospective job. After interviewed by the line manager, immediately went through interview with HR. questions asked by HR are no special, all about my personal achievement, my past job experiences, etc. Received offer few days later

    Interview Questions
    • the questions asked by line manager are very high level, such as she asked me how this company should go for the coming ten years.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  3.  

    Service Office Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Smooth but unexpected result, very far location, missing interview details email, and etc....Smooth but unexpected result, very far location, missing interview details email, and etc....Smooth but unexpected result, very far location, missing interview details email, and etc....

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
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    Assistant Service Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at DBS Bank.

    Interview Details

    If you were to be CEO of DBS, what are the 3 things that you want to do?
    Tell me a situation that you did which spark others creativity
    Hobbies, what's your father's job

    Interview Questions
    • If you were to be CEO of DBS, what are the 3 things that you want to do?   Answer Question
    No Offer
  6.  

    Graduate Associate Retail Banking (Sales) Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Singapore (Singapore)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Singapore (Singapore)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at DBS Bank in July 2013.

    Interview Details

    There will be a phone interview or rather conversation to find out why you applied for the role.
    Subsequently, you have to do an online personality test, 3 video introductions (which you can retake as many times as you want) and a timed recorded interview.
    Lastly, you will go down to MBFC for a final interview and role-play before you get the "yes" or "no" for offer.

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    There were better offers around.

    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at DBS Bank.

    Interview Details

    took video introduction, then virtual interview and finally phone in
    expected questions like why this company, why this position, share leadership experience, difficulties in previous internship and how you tackle it

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Vice President Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Singapore (Singapore)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Singapore (Singapore)
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a day - interviewed at DBS Bank in June 2014.

    Interview Details

    Out of interest, I took part in an online contest to provide some e-commerce solutions. I was approached by DBS directly for a F2F Interview with the SVP and followed by the Managing Director.

    Interview Questions
    • Knowing that I came from the Financial Sector with extensive experience, the bank still could not match my expected package.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  9.  

    Graduate Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    First round of interview. 3 online assessment (45 min each), 3 video intro, 1 virtual interview.
    Given three days to complete. Virtual interview only given one chance, make sure you're prepared before recording.

    At the second round now..
    Panel Interview - 45 minutes max
    Role Play - 30 minutes To engage a potential customer

    Interview Questions
    • If you are the new CEO of DBS, what are the first three things that you will do.   Answer Question
    No Offer
  10.  

    Senior Relationship Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Singapore (Singapore)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Singapore (Singapore)
    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at DBS Bank.

    Interview Details

    Met the Branch Manager at the branch for one time interview. Presented about myself and showed some background credentials and awards received in my previous employment. Liked the interviewer who is going to be my direct manager.

    The HR process is more thorough. Very stringent background checks. And the process took about 2 weeks to gather all the information required before slotting me into the their nearest New-Entrants Program.

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  11.  

    Graduate Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Singapore (Singapore)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Singapore (Singapore)
    Application Details

    interviewed at DBS Bank in June 2014.

    Interview Details

    There were two Online Tests (Verbal Reasoning Test and Logical Reasoning Tests) conducted by SHL on demand
    Followed by a Virtual Interview and a Video Introduction. The virtual interview lasted 15 minutes which consisted of 5 questions

    Interview Questions
    • Most difficult situation and how you overcame it, Best achievement, Best function of excel   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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