S&P Capital IQ Interview Questions

Updated Sep 13, 2014
Updated Sep 13, 2014
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    Management Trainee Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
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    I applied through an employee referral - interviewed at S&P Capital IQ in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    They called me for the interview based on resumes sent to them. First round was on accounting basics ratio analysis and stock market. Second round mostly on your post qualificatin experience

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    No Offer
    Positive Experience
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    Quality Analyst Interview

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    I applied through college or university. The process took a day - interviewed at S&P Capital IQ.

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    S&P Capital IQ had come on our college campus and it was a one-day recruitment process,there were a total of 5 rounds. It started with aptitude which had three sections maths, database, coding etc. and there was sectional cutoff too and no negative marking, after that paper/pen test as i had opted for QA else for SE / DBA there was a live coding round, after that there were three rounds of interview. All this in a single day so it was pretty tiring. In the interviews just be calm and composed and give it your best shot!

    Interview Questions
    • In aptitude, quants and coding was not that tough whereas database was relatively tougher so prepare for dbms questions and not only queries but theoretical stuff too !   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Software Engineer; Database Administrator 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 day - interviewed at S&P Capital IQ in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    3 rounds-
    1) Aptitude test (online)
    2) Technical test (online)
    3) Interview
    150 students applied thorugh college but only 30 students qualified the aptitude test. Out of these 30, 8 qualified technical test and 2 got the job offer.
    Out of those selected 8, some had a phone interview while the others had a one on one interview.

    Both the tests were online.
    Aptitude test had 3 sections-
    a) Database related questions
    b) Java related questions
    c) Quantitative maths

    Interview Questions
    • Interview Question- 1) How can you check whether a linked list has a continuous non ending loop?

      2) Regarding internships projects
        Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Marketing Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at S&P Capital IQ in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    2 weeks after the application I had phone interview with an HR. Questions were about work authorization, nothing about the job. Next week I had an interview at the office one by one with the team director, VP of marketing and another team director. They were all so nice. I thought it went well. I received a really kind rejection email that the director explained that they found someone else who has a technical skill that is important for the position.

    Interview Questions
    • Why should we hire you? What value can you bring to our team? Would you be able to adjust this company since you never had an experience at a big corporation before?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Business Analyst Interview

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

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 days - interviewed at S&P Capital IQ in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    Campus Placements.Consisted of three rounds.First round was aptitude.Second round was technical(Mostly related to Business Analysts and some database questions).Third round was combination of both technical and HR.Most of the questions here was based on whether you were interested to work as Business Analyst or not.(My first preference was DBA)

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    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Quality Analyst Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
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    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 days - interviewed at S&P Capital IQ.

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    6 to 7 rounds - bonus (fixed+variable) included in salary itself - so you wont get what they have promised - management changed and its getting worse here - Politics politics politics

    Interview Questions
    • easy to get into - difficult to come out (your brain stops working)   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Quality Analyst Interview

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

    I applied through college or university. The process took a day - interviewed at S&P Capital IQ in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    S&P capital IQ visited our college campus in august,2014 for recruitment. For us, we have one online aptitude test having 20 questions from quants. Time allotted is 20 minutes. Then, there is one subjective test of 30 min containing 6 questions related to software engineering, finding errors in UI.
    Finally,one personal interview(technical & HR) is there for selected students. In interview they ask about projects, & how you will improve it. Then they ask about types of testing & ask to write test cases. HR questions were basic and easy. Finally, I was selected for QA.

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    • In interview they ask to write test cases for search engines and login page.   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Quality Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a day - interviewed at S&P Capital IQ in July 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied through Campus, they had multiple rounds of selection.
    First the aptitude test which was not very tough. It consisted of 3 sections, Quants was basic and 2 other sections of Programming and Database (yes it was a technical apti).

    After that for Business Analyst and Quality Analyst profile they had a pen-paper subjective test. Basic Questions on test cases and other tricky and tough questions to find out innovative answers from the candidate.

    Technical Interview 1 was challenging. Some Basic Test cases and testing methods were asked and other questions which required innovative and effective approach were asked. Even quiz questions were asked to check how quick and smart can you think.

    One more technical interview along with a final HR interview.

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    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Junior Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 months - interviewed at S&P Capital IQ in January 2013.

    Interview Details

    Rounds of interview
    1.Written test
    2.Technical round
    3.Technical round
    Written test was easy 40 questions of finance and others were general aptitude questions.In
    Technical round they asked about holding company,subsidiary company,capital budgeting,net present value,internal rate of return and deep finance questions.

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    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Business Analyst Interview

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

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 days - interviewed at S&P Capital IQ.

    Interview Details

    interviews generally happen over 1-2 days consisting of 3-4 rounds usually ending with the Deputy director taking the final round questions wil be based on SDLC , ur projects and case studies relating to everyday problems, questions on you resume, future goals and related questions

    Interview Questions
    • How would you handle new competition in your area , if you already own a pretty successful business but cannot handle the volume ..   Answer Question
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    no negotiations
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

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