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PwC Consultant Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Apr 14, 2014
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Anonymous Employee
Montreal, QC

I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at PwC in August 2011.

Interview Details Basic interview questions
Strenghts,weaknesses
Why interested in the job position
Why want to work at PwC
What can your bring to the team

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Negotiation Details – No,advice for others you can certainly negotiate based on market evaluation of salaries.

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Consultant
Montreal, QC

I applied in-person and the process took 3 months - interviewed at PwC in May 2012.

Interview Details 3 interview
First one supposed to be informal but it is very formal
Second is a case interview with an hour to answer to a complex problem. It is a real case study! My only advice be prepared it is not an easy one
Third, Phone interview for select or between two last candidate

Interview Question – According to you what are the role and responsibilities of a consultant   Answer Question

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Anonymous Employee
Lisbon (Portugal)

I applied through college or university and the process took 4 months - interviewed at PwC in January 2011.

Interview Details 3 stage recruitment process: 1st stage tests; 2nd stage is an interview with someone from the HR dpt and 3rd stage consists of an interview with a partner.

Interview Question – What would you do with a water bottle tap?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Fixed salary for new joiners and also for all the following positions.

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Consultant

Interviewed at PwC

Interview Details The interview was. Talked to manager for 30 minutes in mostly a conversation

Interview Question – Walk me through your resume   Answer Question

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Consultant
Milano (Italy)

I applied through college or university and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at PwC in October 2012.

Interview Details initial group technical assessement with other 15 candidates. Second step with a senior manager (personal and questions questions in italian and english). Third step with the partner (personal and technical questions + clear and detailed desciption of the type of job that I was going to begin)

Interview Question – In which italian company would you invest 1 million € today?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – No negotiation

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Interviewed at PwC

Interview Details Written test in English, Numeric and Verbal intelligence; case study, related to the department you applied for; interview with a partner of department you applied for

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Interviewed at PwC

Interview Details campus ph secreen, flwon for company inetrview, met 5 people, 1 hr each, Veyr professional. No drilling or grilling. Very firendly people, very courteous, Nice impression. Very hard working group fo people.

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Consultant
Milan (Italy)

I applied online and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at PwC.

Interview Details With a phone call the HR specialist invites you in the office for an interview. Before the formal interview you have to complete an enghish test and a technical test. Once finished this part you are involved in the formal interview with the responsible of your future team. He/She asks you some questions about your personality and your area of interest of the business. That is a way to know you. After several days you could receive a job offer!

Interview Question – The questions depend on the responsible of the interview process. However I was asked not unexpected questions.   Answer Question

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Consultant
Calcutta (India)

I applied through college or university and the process took 2 days - interviewed at PwC.

Interview Details Campus Selection.
The process consisted of three rounds:

1. The Written Test: This test is tougher than the average aptitude tests conducted by most companies looking for consultants. It consisted of quants, LR and Verbal.
2. Technical Interview: Basic questions on programming
3. HR interview

Interview Question – I was asked to take an interview of the interviewer himself.   View Answers (2)

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Consultant

I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at PwC in January 2013.

Interview Details 3 round interview process for campus hiring
1. Group Discussion : Focus areas communication skills, group dynamics
2. Case Analysis: Case describing issues faced by a manufacturing co. Analyse for possible approaches for driving down costs, followed by interview largely CV based
3. Partner interview: Fit interview, stress , CV based

Interview Question – You are at client site, need to go home for some personal emergency but your manager is not releasing you   Answer Question

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