S&P Capital IQ Research Associate Interview Questions

Updated Mar 21, 2015
Updated Mar 21, 2015
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Research Associate Interview

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

I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at S&P Capital IQ in April 2014.

Interview Details

Interview mas mostly Finance based questions specifically Fixed Income and Bonds. I was also asked about my technical skills namely Excel, Programming, VBA and SQL. They also asked about my roles of responsibility, what expectations i had with the company and whether i had previous work experience. I was also asked about my activities during my Graduation.

Interview Questions
  • Tell us about yourself, Fixed Income basics and Products   Answer Question
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

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    Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Delhi (India)
    Anonymous Employee in Delhi (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at S&P Capital IQ in January 2015.

    Interview Details

    It was a lengthy process.Firstly there was an aptitude test which was easy den hr interview that was pure technical in financial basic terms and then a managerial interview den directoral...all were elimination rounds.

    Interview Questions
    • Hedge funds, mutual funds, mergers and acquisitions , spin off, ratios, futures options.etc   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at S&P Capital IQ.

    Interview Details

    First round: simple aptitude test of half an hour
    Second round: HR review, though nothing seemed like it was an HR interview. All financial terms were asked
    Third Round: Content test- which had 4 sections: 1.finance related subjective questions 2. gk 3. LR 4. quant
    Fourth round: managers interview- i have it tomorrow :P

    Interview Questions
    • Management buyout buyin, angel investors, private equity firms, about BSE n NSE
      Content test had questions on growth stock, Arbitrage and similar financial terms
       
      Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    i am still in the process

    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Anonymous Employee in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at S&P Capital IQ in February 2015.

    Interview Details

    First round: simple aptitude test, half an hour long
    Second round: interview, basic finance questions asked
    third round: Aptitude test, one and a half hour long, divided into three sections- logic, aptitude, general knowledge
    Fourth round: Managerial interview

    Interview Questions
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Anonymous Employee in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Application Details

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

    Interview Details

    aptitude test then a HR round where technical was also asked , written exam of all finance related questions and then if u get selected u have another main technical round

    Interview Questions
    • what is the difference between depreciation and amortization   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

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

    Interview Details

    Very Standard Procedure. Basic Question from Accounts and Finance. Level increases as You keep giving right answers. Two round of interviews followed by a technical round. Expect question from Managerial accounting also although its a bit irrelevant to the profile.

    Interview Questions
    • Managerial Accounting was also asked although its a bit irrelevant to job profile   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at S&P Capital IQ in December 2014.

    Interview Details

    Campus recruitment. First round was telephonic after which we were called to gurgaon office where 4 more rounds were taken. The first round was of half n hour which consisted questions from qa, va, lr and also a 300 words write up. After this we had a technical interview round after which shortlisted candidates had to give one more aptitude test of 1.5 hrs. After clearing that round I had an interview with manager. Basic finance questions were asked although the level of questions in aptitude was a little high.

    Interview Questions
    • Pe, vc, bonds, equity , everything asked was very basic   Answer Question
    • Questions from probability, ratios,p&l, lr, va, rc,etc   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Na
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4 daysinterviewed at S&P Capital IQ.

    Interview Details

    Total 4 rounds.
    1st - simple written test of 30 mins including english and logical reasoning questions.
    2nd - HR interview. (I was asked technical questions in HR interview itself)
    3rd - Written test of 1.5 hours testing ypur aptitude and general awareness.
    (First 3 rounds happened on the same day)
    4th - Managerial Interview.
    (questions relating to oil prices, gold prices, Saarc summit, Derivatives, and general questions about myself)

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiations
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  9. 9 people found this helpful  

    Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at S&P Capital IQ.

    Interview Details

    Initially i appeared for an written exam for which result declared next day then called for interview process where i had two rounds of technical session. on successful completion, called for final HR round.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
  10. 2 people found this helpful  

    Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Anonymous Employee in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Application Details

    The process took a weekinterviewed at S&P Capital IQ in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    There were 5 rounds starting with a moderate test then a Hr interview followed with another test, this will happen in a day and then the selected candidates are further called for interviews.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

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