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Principal Global Investors Interview Questions

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  1. Helpful (2)  

    Equity Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Interview

    A lot of phone interviews and one in person interview. The in person interciew lasted almost all day. Mostly why you want to join the company, why equity research, some behavioral questions.

    Interview Questions

    • what book have you read recently?   1 Answer

  2. Helpful (7)  

    Associate Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pune (India)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Principal Global Investors (Pune (India)) in August 2014.

    Interview

    Written test through Elitmus consisting of Quants,DI,LR and Verbal. Level of difficulty was a bit lower than CAT exam
    Then next day, we were given a blank paper asking us write about where we see ourselves in 5 years from now. Then 2 rounds of interview, having logical puzzles and some typical HR interview questions.

    Interview Questions

    • How to measure weight of an Elephant without weighing scale etc?   1 Answer
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    Associate Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Pune (India)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Principal Global Investors (Pune (India)) in October 2015.

    Interview

    The interview was very nice and brief.I got through after a round of E litmus Exam.
    The first of the interviews focused on simple problems solving questions. They next quizzed me about my projects and a recurring Question remained about my marks being low.Finally an HR interview happened.

    Interview Questions


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    Associate Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Pune (India)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a week. I interviewed at Principal Global Investors (Pune (India)) in March 2011.

    Interview

    Got a mail from HR( I had applied through referral), There was a 1 hour MCQ paper on testing and quantative analysis.
    Got 3 rounds of interview- technical , managerial and HR.

    Interview Questions

    • the interview went quite smooth, though the interviewer was making angry face.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    They already pay highest in the market, so negotiating is not possible. HR team is quite strict.


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    Associate Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pune (India)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Principal Global Investors (Pune (India)) in July 2016.

    Interview

    There was quantitative aptitude at first conducted by elitmus. Test level was difficult.There were 3 rounds of interviews for selected candidates .first was pre hr,2nd was technical and 3rd was hr.whole process took 2 days.They offered testing and QA.

    Interview Questions

    • first round was pre-hr general questions about projects and problem solving.Second interview was pure technical and they ask about java and database concepts.3rd was hr and it was about testing your mindset.   Answer Question

  6. Helpful (1)  

    Associate Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pune (India)
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Principal Global Investors (Pune (India)) in August 2017.

    Interview

    An online test Hosted by Elitmus was conducted which was no less than any college exam. Exam was of 2:30 - 3 hours which was tough. Exam consisted of General Aptitude, Technical and Verbal, Analytical and etc.

    Cleared the exam and was then selected for Technical Interview, which was also good where they checked my basic and a hit detailed knowledge regarding programming and other OS concepts.

    Cleared the technical and then after faced the Managerial rounds where puzzles and other non questions were asked, which was also i have given great. But wasnt selected for final HR round.

    Interview Questions

    • 1. Write a java code for JDBC Connectivity?   Answer Question
    • Fetch some rows from database using JDBC connectivity and display the result.   Answer Question
    • A real time scenario was given and then asked how to solve using Programming Paradigm.   Answer Question

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pune (India)
    No Offer
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Principal Global Investors (Pune (India)).

    Interview

    They hire through E-litmus pH test , It consist of questions on verbal ability , analytical reasoning & problem solving. Then they have 2 rounds of interview Technical and personal.In technical interview they ask about everything on resume . HR round is tough .

    Interview Questions

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    Coder Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pune (India)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Principal Global Investors (Pune (India)) in August 2014.

    Interview

    A tough e litmus aptitude which i manged to crack.
    And a Technical + H.R interview which I could not clear cause my resume wasnt matching their criteria.
    Others who managed to crack where further subjected to 2 more interviews

    Interview Questions


  9. Helpful (1)  

    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pune (India)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Principal Global Investors (Pune (India)) in July 2016.

    Interview

    Got the interview call through elitmus.There were two rounds of interview - technical and hr.In technical they were just testing the logical and reasoning skills.No tough questions were asked.HR round was absolute rubbish.Asked some irrelevant questions.Overall positive experience.

    Interview Questions


  10. Helpful (1)  

    Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pune (India)
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Principal Global Investors (Pune (India)) in July 2015.

    Interview

    They check your aptitude and attitude.First is you have to pass the e-litmus test which pretty difficult. Then 2-3 rounds of interview. 1 technical mostly for comp-it students and 2 HR rounds.

    Interview Questions

    • In technical interview they will ask you about your projects and cross question over it and some concepts of DataStructures basic not that tough. In HR i was just asked Tell me about yourself. Overall it was pretty ok.   Answer Question

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