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The Nielsen Company Interview Questions in Mumbai, India

Updated Nov 19, 2014
Updated Nov 19, 2014
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    Project Developer Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at The Nielsen Company in November 2014.

    Interview Details

    Got an email from recruiter after 1 month of submitting application through Naukri.com
    process involves-written test, telephonic interview and few more interviews

    got test paper to solve in one hour. very lengthy and confusing. needed to take out grammar and all whatever mistakes were there in question paper. there was total 25 questions. few were mathematics, some confusing case study, one question on "proudest moment of yours" and last was case study on "UNISOAP"
    case study: UNISOAP is soap for multiple uses. you can use it as detergent, as body wash etc etc...
    you as a consultant have to do SWOT analysis

    cut off was minimum 15 grammatical errors from the paper as well as sectional cut offs.

    frustrating procedure. test copies were not checked for more than next 10 days.
    called HR , and she just told me...I think you couldn't clear the test. i asked for my scores but she refused to do so.

    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
  2.  

    Research Analyst Interview

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

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at The Nielsen Company in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    The hiring process comprised of aptitude test and PI. Before the aptitude test detailed presentation about the company and the role offered were given, the company people were open to all kind of questions. The aptitude test comprised of Quant, two short cases (one on interpretation of a sample research finding and other about suggestions on a new product launch) and verbal (mainly error correction).
    Based on the aptitude marks candidates were shortlisted for PI. Quant has the maximum weightage.
    The PI had three rounds comprising of technical(about research, some situations were also given) and HR questions (all sort of questions about you and few questions about the company and profile offered).
    Selection was done after a short interaction with the VP.

    Interview Questions
    • Convince Apple Inc. to opt for market research as a client of Nielsen.
      Name of CEO of Nielsen India.
       
      Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Entry Level Job Interview

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

    interviewed at The Nielsen Company in March 2013.

    Interview Details

    Written Test followed by HR Round and Two Technical Rounds

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Analyst Interview

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

    I applied through a recruiter – interviewed at The Nielsen Company.

    Interview Details

    A written exam (very straightforward)
    Four rounds of interviews
    -First HR round
    -Second a technical round with Mumbai Team
    -another round with A director in Hong Kong
    - Final Round with a Director from the US team

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Research Analyst Interview

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

    I applied online. The process took 5+ weeksinterviewed at The Nielsen Company in June 2012.

    Interview Details

    A written test followed by three rounds of interviews. First was technical and over the phone. Second was face to face and technical. Third was general discussion and over the phone.

    TEch rounds were based on the CV. General discussion was with the ofshore manager and more in terms of interests and what to expect at the job

    Interview Questions
    • Where do you see yourself in five years time   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    If you negotiate then they may notch up the salary a bit, but then hit you in other ways, like they may reduce the bonus part.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Senior Analyst Interview

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

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at The Nielsen Company in December 2011.

    Interview Details

    It was pathetically managed. As if the HR didnt care much...

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  8.  

    Senior Consultant Interview

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

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took a weekinterviewed at The Nielsen Company in July 2011.

    Interview Details

    2 ( rounds- Technical followed by Interview with the specific manager or director in the required vertical.

    Negotiation Details
    Low Negotiation range
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  9.  

    Client Management Interview

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

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4 daysinterviewed at The Nielsen Company in April 2011.

    Interview Details

    Bit mismanaged, the recruiter informed me that the interview would consist of basic math /logic test followed by F2F interview. Instead I had a F2F interview first followed by a Semi advanced math/Data analysis / Grammar test. God - i thought wren and martin was history but post this test I was forced to come back and refer to this Grammar goddess . To me this test format is really old and Nielson's are busy to change it. Who on earth cares if its nielsons's or nielson's strategy - this is one of the questions of grammar test. Well, post interview no one inform if u made it or not and for what reasons. I had a good interview round and may have missed by 1 mark or 2 on the test as it went off well as well.

    Interview Questions
    • stephens's daughters or stephen's daughter..what is right answer ?   View Answers (2)
    • Some question on venn diagrams. x people read ET, Y read NYT, what % read nothing,etc ?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
  10.  

    ARC Analyst 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 The Nielsen Company in December 2010.

    Interview Details

    Aptitude Test, HR interview, Dept. Interview, Top Management Interview

    Interview Questions
    • business case - promotional strategy for a new entrant   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    ARC Analyst Interview

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

    The process took a dayinterviewed at The Nielsen Company in September 2010.

    Interview Details

    Interviewed in 2010. Process may have changed since then. Had one aptitude test. Fairly simple except for 2-3 tricky questions. This was followed by 2 rounds of interview. One was technical with simple to moderate difficulty DI questions interpretation and a couple of marketing questions. The other was plain HR questions

    Interview Questions
    • In a dark room, you have a stack of cards in which 10 cards face upwards. These are randomly distributed in the stack. How would you split the cards into two parts such that both have equal number of cards facing upwards?   View Answers (4)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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