Royal Bank of Scotland Interview Questions

Updated Oct 15, 2014
Updated Oct 15, 2014
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    Spring Week Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Royal Bank of Scotland.

    Interview Details

    They are all Standard questions. Two interviews given by HR followed by someone sounding more professional. HR straight face while the other one looked chilled but the questions seemed to have some underlying purposes

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    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Software Developer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Gurgat (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Gurgat (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at Royal Bank of Scotland in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    Written test by e-litmus. It is only aptitude and logical and verbal reasoning ie. No technical questions. After written, selected candidates were called to Gurgaon office for interview process (all selected candidates from all over India). Interview was day long process where GD, presentation round and personal interview was conducted.

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    • How to check if a Binary tree is a BST?   View Answer
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Analyst Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Royal Bank of Scotland.

    Interview Details

    One stage process.
    Questions on Core Java and SQL. Written Java and SQL test. normal level nothing difficult.
    Then detailed questions on last project. In my case it was a product development, so questions like what is different in the product compared to other known products being used in the industry. questions about how it works.

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    • Why develop another open source product when there is already a good one available.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Risk Management Intern Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Online application, online tests, phone interview, assessment centre. For the maths make sure you practise the correct tests (not SHL) and for the assessment centre follow their instructions carefully. They don't try and catch you out, but they do expect you to read in detail the packs they give you and understand basic financial statements.

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    • Most difficult part was the presentation to a colleague, in which you had to stand your ground in a role play exercise with senior management   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
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    Private Banking Officer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Reading, England (UK)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Reading, England (UK)
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a weekinterviewed at Royal Bank of Scotland.

    Interview Details

    The interview was essentially split in to two parts. First off competancy based questions,followed by more job and bank specific questions. The whole process on average lasts 45-60 minutes depending on how detailed you are with your responses.

    Interview Questions
    • "Name a time you had to deal with a difficult colleague and how did you overcome the situation!   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Little to no negotiation, unless there are staff shortages or you have a very strong CV you get what you're offered. At most you may be able to haggle and extra £500 on your annual salary
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Assistant Vice President Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Tokyo (Japan)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Tokyo (Japan)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Royal Bank of Scotland.

    Interview Details

    Multiple rounds of technical, domain and managerial.

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    • Current salary and expected salary at earlier stage interview itself   View Answer
    Reasons for Declining

    Got another better offer

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a weekinterviewed at Royal Bank of Scotland.

    Interview Details

    2 Rounds of Interviews
    1)Face to Face
    2)HR

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Graduate Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at Royal Bank of Scotland.

    Interview Details

    Very efficient process.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Insurance Officer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a weekinterviewed at Royal Bank of Scotland.

    Interview Details

    2 interviews - 1 telephone, 1 face-to-face if successful

    Interview Questions
    • How have you persuaded a negative customer to purchase your products/service?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Junior Process Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mumbai (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mumbai (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at Royal Bank of Scotland in February 2014.

    Interview Details

    Aptitude test & Personal Interview

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

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