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Updated Jul 8, 2014
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Interview Details – 0. A lot of discussion about my under grad college,its campus,hostel life,( even food quality !!). Then why not Phd-difference in academiic and corporate life etc etc?
1. What is outlier? Why we are concerned about them - give a situation ? How to detect it? 2008 crisis-extreme value theory?
2. What do you mean by lift chart?
3. Stability of a system? Describe eigenvalues and eigenvectors?
4. What do you mean by Factor Analysis?
5. logistic regression? how to estimate its parameters? how to know whether it is a good model or not? Give an example of it.
6. When is a PDE parabolic? Methods to solve PDE numerically? Explain Finite Difference Method
7.Describe CLT?
8. How to Estimate parameters of ARIMA model?What is ACF?


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Bangalore (India)

I applied through college or university and interviewed at Goldman Sachs.

Interview Details – Campus Recruitment. Had 1 written test, HR interview and then 2 interviews at GS office.

Interview Question – Nothing specific. Just some basic Finance/Accounting questions.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – It was a standard compensation for all Campus grads. But they pay the best salaries to freshers compared to other companies.


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New York, NY

I applied through other source and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Goldman Sachs.

Interview Details – email, contacted by MD, brought in to disucss resume

Interview Question – what would you do if you don't get this position?   View Answer


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New York, NY

I applied through college or university and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Goldman Sachs in February 2011.

Interview Details – intense, on campus then super day, mostly fit

Interview Question – mostly fit, some technical stuff, nothing unexpected if you prepared   Answer Question


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Analyst

I applied through a staffing agency and the process took 1+ week - interviewed 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 Question – Do not remember at the moment but it was related to case study.   Answer Question


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Bangalore (India)

I applied through college or university and the process took 2 months - interviewed at Goldman Sachs.

Interview Details – The hiring rounds are competitive and lengthy in terms of time taken for the interviews. They are also interesting and challenging with some questions such as - How would you sell water?. Overall an amazing interview experience

Interview Question – How would you sell water?   Answer Question


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New York, NY

I applied through college or university and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Goldman Sachs.

Interview Details – Interview through college website. On campus interview. Easy questions. String manipulation and Data structures(arrays, linked list). Called for in person interview 2 weeks later.

Interview Question – Tree traversal.   Answer Question


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Interviewed at Goldman Sachs

Interview Details – Long but good.

Interview Question – There were too many to count.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Tough but fair.


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New York, NY

I applied through college or university and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Goldman Sachs in January 2010.

Interview Details – Campus recruiting - two rounds of phone interviews followed by a super day - which is a series of about six interviews. Offers were made quickly but they never reimbursed my travel cost.


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Interviewed at Goldman Sachs

Interview Details – The interview process for the post of analyst in the above company was a very well structured interview process with many rounds of interview. Questions related to personal life, leadership skills, team building and suitability to culture are prominent types. Knowledge of current affairs and about the company plays a major role too.

Interview Question – What is your long term goal?   Answer Question

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