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- No OfferNeutral ExperienceDifficult Interview
The process took 4 days. I interviewed at Nielsen (Mumbai (India)).
The process starts with the HR person calling u and fixing a date and time for the aptitude test.. Entire process has 3 stages.. 1st is aptitude which is difficult. It is split into three parts with a case study included .. If u clear u are called for HR interview and then technical interview..
- Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Nielsen (Mumbai (India)).
There is an aptitude written test followed by personal interview. Aptitude test comprises of maths and english section. Topics to cover in maths were same as most competitive mba exams
- why do you think you are suitable for this role?How can you contribute to the organization? 1 Answer
Helpful (1)No OfferNeutral ExperienceDifficult Interview
I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Nielsen (Mumbai (India)) in June 2015.
First an Aptitude was conducted testing your verbal and analytical skills. Then the HR round and two technical rounds. Difficulty of technical rounds was high. thorough understanding of market research methodologies is must.
- why nielsen? Answer Question
Helpful (5)Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Nielsen (Mumbai (India)) in May 2015.
Process consists of an aptitude test, followed by 4 rounds of interview. Aptitude test - Medium difficult. 10 qts on quant (No options given) 2 case studies Questions on grammar correction. If shortlisted then you will called for HR interview. basic qts are asked related to your cv, work ex, summer internship and basic marketing concepts. it is then followed by 2 technical rounds of interview. For the first round, most of the questions are practical. e.g. - if you are a brand manager of this product, then what will you do under a given situation. A mathematical puzzle was given to me. If you dont know the answers, admit it. Second round of technical interview: Most of the questions were based on marketing concepts and related to your summer internship project. Interview by VP: easiest of them all. General questions are asked.
- where do you see yourself in next 5 years 1 Answer
Helpful (4)No OfferNeutral ExperienceDifficult Interview
I applied online. The process took 4+ months. I interviewed at Nielsen (Mumbai (India)) in May 2015.
It took 4 months to schedule an interview after written test. As I was located away, had 2 rounds of telephonic calls once with Hiring Manager and another with Director
- 1st Interview round you are given a graph, a table and asked to analyse looking at the numbers what would be the right decision. They are interested in knowing your thought process. Lot of logic related and what if questions. Your answers will be scrutinized. 2nd interview with Director was purely number based. Probability, Percentage and allied Mathematics tools. Please sit with a calculator. The questions will be tweaked once you come to conclusion. So be clear. 1 Answer
- potatoes are put to dry on Day 1, they have 99% water content. On day too they loose water content and now it's 98% of the mass. How much has the weight reduced? 1 Answer
Helpful (2)No OfferNeutral ExperienceDifficult Interview
I applied through other source. The process took a week. I interviewed at Nielsen (Mumbai (India)) in May 2015.
I applied through the the online job portal, then after a week got mail a for the aptitude test. Aptitude test had three sections quant based, case study, a report writing and a grammar test.. The level of difficulty was high for quant as compared to other section. One really has to manage time to be able to attempt all those section
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- No OfferNeutral ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Nielsen (Mumbai (India)) in April 2015.
3 hrs written test followed by 2 sets of technical round, two different panels of interviewers were there. basic Econometric's . question about correlation, basic statistics., R square, hypothesis testing etc. probability questions was asked. why do in want to join Nielsen. choose between two candidates who are your friends. what sets you apart from others? case study
- questions were based mainly on CV, Guess estimates, population of Mumbai, number of households etc. 1 Answer
- No OfferPositive ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied through college or university. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Nielsen (Mumbai (India)).
Analytical test followed by three rounds of interview. The 1st two interview were done by regular employees. The final interview was done by some VP. The process takes over 3 weeks.
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- Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied through college or university. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Nielsen (Mumbai (India)) in February 2015.
Campus recruiting- Basic CV filtering- Telephonic Interview- Questions asked- CV based questions Questions were simple and the entire job description was given. No stipend offered at Nielsen for internship. Interview was comforting and my manager took my interview taking into consideration the skills required for the respective job. She also asked me why would I want to do HR
- Tell me something about yourself? Why HR? Answer Question
Helpful (4)No OfferNegative ExperienceDifficult Interview
I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Nielsen (Mumbai (India)) in November 2014.
Got an email from recruiter after 1 month of submitting application through Naukri.com process involves-written test, telephonic interview and few more interviews got test paper to solve in one hour. very lengthy and confusing. needed to take out grammar and all whatever mistakes were there in question paper. there was total 25 questions. few were mathematics, some confusing case study, one question on "proudest moment of yours" and last was case study on "UNISOAP" case study: UNISOAP is soap for multiple uses. you can use it as detergent, as body wash etc etc... you as a consultant have to do SWOT analysis cut off was minimum 15 grammatical errors from the paper as well as sectional cut offs. frustrating procedure. test copies were not checked for more than next 10 days. called HR , and she just told me...I think you couldn't clear the test. i asked for my scores but she refused to do so.
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