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The Times of India Interview Questions

Updated Sep 27, 2017
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  1. Helpful (3)  

    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    pretty easy. basic uestions and npothing out of the box.interveirs were quite friemdly and warm and they make you feel at ease. an dit wasnt that long as well. finished pretty soon and they get back to you in about 2 weeks and they are very organised


  2.  

    Trainee Journalist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Panaji (India)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at The Times of India (Panaji (India)).

    Interview

    It was very informal, and since I went there straight out of college, the interview was more of a formality. What was important was the test, which is fairly easy for those for whom English is a first language.

    Interview Questions

    • Why did you switch from a completely unrelated field to journalism?   1 Answer
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    Appointments Interview

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

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at The Times of India (Kolkata (India)).

    Interview

    The process constituted of 3 rounds , one to one, 1st ly by reporting manager, followed by branch head and then by the DIrector, and lastly by the HR which constituted of profiles and negotitation

    Interview Questions


  4.  

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at The Times of India.

    Interview

    It was around the time of launch of Bhopal edition back in 2011 when CVs were forwarded from the university via placement process. Thereafter, applicants were shortlisted based on proficiency. Call from HR received within a month's time scheduling the interview date. This was followed by an interview session first with a senior level editor and thereafter with a talent acquisition manager after which the final offer was made.

    Interview Questions

    • Besides the general questions like "Tell us a little about yourself," other questions were "What beats have you covered so far or would be comfortable with?" "Would you be open to relocation later" etc   2 Answers

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    Sales and Marketing Interview

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

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at The Times of India (Mumbai (India)) in August 2015.

    Interview

    Interview was around 30 min. They have checked confidence in me and my attitude towards the job. when they have received satisfactory ans from me they selected me and offered me a good salary package.

    Interview Questions


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    Senior Officer Interview

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

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at The Times of India (Kolkata (India)) in June 2015.

    Interview

    It was a very strong and rigorous interview process through which they well examined whether my candidature was quite befitting to their requirement or not but at the same time it was an awesome experience which enhanced my interview cracking skills

    Interview Questions


  7.  

    Trainee Journalist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Kolkata (India)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at The Times of India (Kolkata (India)) in May 2015.

    Interview

    It was mostly a soft-skills interview. I had cleared the general knowledge, writing and copy-editing section. Additionally, I graduated from a college reputed for journalism and had a strong network in the organization. The interview was easy, tested opinions ettcc.

    Interview Questions

    • Why are you switching careers to journalism when you know that it is not a well-rewarding position?   Answer Question
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    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at The Times of India.

    Interview

    CV shortlisted and received email intimation from HR for prelim interview with the regional head. Went well was followed by another within a month with national head. The offer was made in next 2 weeks

    Interview Questions

    • mainly a number oriented one since the organisation is sales driven   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    difficult to negotiate much as they only change within CTC. CTC remains more or less same as what they have to offer


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    Human Resource Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New Delhi (India)
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at The Times of India (New Delhi (India)) in March 2014.

    Interview

    About your experience , salary and all . It was ok kind since they had asked me about my experience and moreover why would you like to go for this and why Times . How stable I am and what do I expect.Moreover at the end they asked me if I have any questions from my side

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    Negotiation phase was bit difficult since they were not increasing my salary and all , but after showing them an offer and all they agreed to increase it .


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    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at The Times of India in February 2014.

    Interview

    The interview process is too long. They take ages to come back to you with results. I waited for 2 months to hear from them. They do not get in touch with you and the candidate only has to follow up.

    Interview Questions


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