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PwC Consultant Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Mar 9, 2014
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Lisbon (Portugal)

I applied through college or university and the process took 4 months - interviewed at PwC in January 2011.

Interview Details – 3 stage recruitment process: 1st stage tests; 2nd stage is an interview with someone from the HR dpt and 3rd stage consists of an interview with a partner.

Interview Question – What would you do with a water bottle tap?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Fixed salary for new joiners and also for all the following positions.

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Consultant
Milano (Italy)

I applied through college or university and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at PwC in October 2012.

Interview Details – initial group technical assessement with other 15 candidates. Second step with a senior manager (personal and questions questions in italian and english). Third step with the partner (personal and technical questions + clear and detailed desciption of the type of job that I was going to begin)

Interview Question – In which italian company would you invest 1 million € today?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – No negotiation

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Interview Details – Written test in English, Numeric and Verbal intelligence; case study, related to the department you applied for; interview with a partner of department you applied for

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Consultant
Milan (Italy)

I applied online and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at PwC.

Interview Details – With a phone call the HR specialist invites you in the office for an interview. Before the formal interview you have to complete an enghish test and a technical test. Once finished this part you are involved in the formal interview with the responsible of your future team. He/She asks you some questions about your personality and your area of interest of the business. That is a way to know you. After several days you could receive a job offer!

Interview Question – The questions depend on the responsible of the interview process. However I was asked not unexpected questions.   Answer Question

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Consultant
Calcutta (India)

I applied through college or university and the process took 2 days - interviewed at PwC.

Interview Details – Campus Selection.
The process consisted of three rounds:

1. The Written Test: This test is tougher than the average aptitude tests conducted by most companies looking for consultants. It consisted of quants, LR and Verbal.
2. Technical Interview: Basic questions on programming
3. HR interview

Interview Question – I was asked to take an interview of the interviewer himself.   View Answers (2)

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Consultant

I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at PwC in January 2013.

Interview Details – 3 round interview process for campus hiring
1. Group Discussion : Focus areas communication skills, group dynamics
2. Case Analysis: Case describing issues faced by a manufacturing co. Analyse for possible approaches for driving down costs, followed by interview largely CV based
3. Partner interview: Fit interview, stress , CV based

Interview Question – You are at client site, need to go home for some personal emergency but your manager is not releasing you   Answer Question

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Consultant
Calcutta (India)

I applied online and the process took 5 days - interviewed at PwC in April 2013.

Interview Details – I got a call from the HR.

Interview Question – Though it was a QA interview but questions were from all parts starting from java to networking.   Answer Question

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Consultant
Stuttgart (Germany)

I applied in-person and interviewed at PwC.

Interview Details – friendly but demanding atmosphere

Reason for Declining – location in Stuttgart

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Consultant
London, England (UK)

I applied online and the process took 3 months - interviewed at PwC in July 2013.

Interview Details – The hiring process starts with an Online Assessment (Verbal and Numerical test), Followed by 30-40 mins of Telephonic Interview. If you clear the telephonic round then it will be Consulting Technical Interview with senior level (Director). The final will be Selection Event and an interview with Partner level during later stages.

Interview Question – Technical Interview - Commercial knowledge and experience is critical to demonstrate   Answer Question

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Consultant
Delhi (India)

I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at PwC in December 2011.

Interview Details – Group Discussion & Personality Screening

Interview Question – Regarding ambition considering the practical constraints in married life for women   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Campus Placement. No Negotiations

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