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Technical Lead Interview (Negative Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through a staffing agency and the process took a day - interviewed at PwC in September 2013.
Interview Details – HR round, followed by Technical Round and then Senior Management Round
Interview Question – Most questions were general but some questions were like 2-3 years experienced for a lead position View Answer
Consultant Interview (Positive Experience; Difficult Interview)
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)
Consultant Interview (Negative Experience; Difficult Interview)
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
Consultant Interview (Neutral Experience; Difficult Interview)
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
Tax Associate Interview (Neutral Experience; Easy Interview)
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 1 week - interviewed at PwC in June 2010.
Interview Details – Hiring process consisted of 3 phases - written test including preparation of financial statements and one case study, technical interview and hr interview
Interview Question – business case Answer Question
Consultant Interview (Neutral Experience; Average Interview)
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
Consultant Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at PwC in October 2012.
Interview Details – i got in through campus placements. The procedure is standard. First is the written round, second is the GD and third personal interview. first round consisted of general ability questions, mostly simple, but time given was less. so accuracy and speed was required. GD had an unorthodox format. the whole batch was split into two parts and one side had to play client and other company.
Personal Interview consisted of pretty much whatever was in my resume. In between there was a guess estimate and a small case study.
Interview Question – I had in my resume, under hobbies, sketching. Unexpectedly the interviewer just asked me to sketch,. caught out of the blue i asked as to, what do i sketch. He replied, whatever i feel like.
The case study that was given was simple. I was asked to prepare a strategy blueprint of: how can technology be used in implementing government schemes, so that the benefits can reach grass-root level. Answer Question
Consultant Interview (Neutral Experience; Difficult Interview)
I applied through a staffing agency and the process took 1 week - interviewed at PwC in January 2013.
Interview Details – technical round-questions asked as per cv.
managerial round- general questions like willing to travel, marital status etc
Interview Question – nothing difficult, but was lengthy.interviewer covered almost everything written in CV Answer Question
Associate Director Interview (Positive Experience; Easy Interview)
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 months - interviewed at PwC.
Interview Details – based on previous experience and academic record. Ability to travel, take new responsibility, lead a team etc. I was also asked to solve a business case in FMCG industry.No pressure and very congenial atmosphere. Ability to reach oout proactively on business development is deeply valued. Ethical behaviour and avoiding conflict of interest while serving clients is of paramount importance
Interview Question – how to grow a new business area Answer Question
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Pros: “Over my 4 years at PWC SDC, Bangalore below few notices. - Cool Place to work - Good Work Life balance - Retirement like company, No much pressure. - You will be utilized around 7 to…” “Over my 4 years at PWC SDC, Bangalore below few notices. - Cool Place to work - Good Work Life balance - Retirement like company, No much pressure. - You will be utilized around 7 to 8 months a year on an average and the rest is all bench. - Scope for new technology - Just above the average salaries in the industries - Good Short Term Onsite Oppty's (Just to northern states of USA) - Insurance is real good in India. - Good Chance to involve in COE and other practice development initiations - Good fun at work and many yearly events and occasions. - Good competencies in all technologies and professional. Initially, I felt like leaving the organization as there are lot of issues with the management. I was not able to digest the policies and management microscopic management after working withe other CMMI 5 level companies. Later, after having thorough study on the internal management, understood that they need the followers and just followed what they say... Surprisingly, things followed well and could continue staying till now...” – Full Review