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EY SENIOR Consultant Interview Questions

Updated 15 Dec 2014
Updated 15 Dec 2014
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Senior Consultant Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Anonymous Interview Candidate
Interview Details

Telephonic interview + minimum 2 layers of management discussion (including Partner) + HR discussion. Interview process took over 5 weeks. At least one interview needs to be a face to face discussion

Interview Questions
Accepted Offer

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    Senior Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    HR Interview followed by two rounds of technical interview. Taken by panel of about 6 people. Very tough to crack. One of the most difficult interviews. But can be cracked if well prepared.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
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    Senior Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    interviewed at EY in January 2014.

    Interview Details

    3 rounds of interviews followed by a discussion with the partner !

    Interview Questions
    • Was asked to answer a scenario based question where I was supposed to convince a CXO about EY's proposal !   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  3. 2 people found this helpful  

    Senior Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a weekinterviewed at EY.

    Interview Details

    Got in my resume through a friend. That is the fastest way to get an interview call. HRs sit on it. Best to get it to some Senior Manager.

    Interview Questions
    • No difficult question. Just be confident and don't lie on resume ;)   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Be very careful, in most cases they hire people at a band lower than what is right for them. They do not disclose sub bands within a grade at the time of hiring. Like with Consultant they have Band 1 and 2. Be sure to ask such details and fight for the best deal.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Senior Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency – interviewed at EY in August 2013.

    Interview Details

    1. Excruciating 3 long telephonic round. approx 5 hrs invested.
    2. video call with Director. seems quite rude to his employee. yelling on them and it was deal breaker for me.
    3. local Mallyali guy selected . seems sheer discrimination.
    4. Did not reimburse my travel expense.
    very regional centric and if you are north Indian. please do not join EY @ Kerala. , non they are going to hire you even if you are qualified.

    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Senior Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at EY.

    Interview Details

    Hiring was done through a employee referral. Met the service line head for one to one discussions. had telephonic technical interview followed by HR interview.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
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    Senior Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Mainly asked about my past experience and my technical skills. Was asked some case study questions to know my way of working

    Negotiation Details
    No much. They matched the other offer I had at that time
    Accepted Offer
  8. 2 people found this helpful  

    Senior Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mumbai
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mumbai
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 5 weeksinterviewed at EY in January 2013.

    Interview Details

    The interview was conducted within two weeks of initial call from recruiter. The interview was a one on one. Since I had an idea about with whom the interview was scheduled I did a background check of the person from various social networking sites to understand the profile of the interviewer. The initial interview went for an hour with detailed discussion on my current role, interviewer wanted to understand if my industry knowledge was in-depth or not. The second round of interview was with the vertical head which was more of a generic discussion; I presume the objective was to understand me as a person rather than my technical knowledge. The initial offer was rolled out to me within a week of my second interview post which the negotiations went for around 10 days posy which I accepted the final offer.

    Interview Questions
    • There were some questions which were related to the industry that I come from but were from parallel line of business. The interviewer here wanted to test if apart from knowledge of my LOB if I was aware of the market dynamics for my Industry, fortunately for me being in a strategic role I was updated about the market happenings.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Yes negotiation is possible however one has to be reasonable & understand which levers to be used to make a point. One needs to understand the kind of numbers the organization offers & then peg a number & follow it up with a strong reason.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Senior Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pune
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pune
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ monthsinterviewed at EY in January 2013.

    Interview Details

    It took almost 4 months in total process. I had been through 3 rounds. First being the Technical Round(Telephonic) and then it was followed by Managerial Round (Video Conferencing) and Partner Round.

    Interview Questions
    • What do you prefer EnY over Deloitte, Accenture, IBM who are already a major player in the same field.   Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    The Salary Offered was almost same as of my current take home salary. They had only considered the fixed pay and not the other allowances which I get,

    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Senior Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mumbai
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mumbai
    Application Details

    The process took 2 daysinterviewed at EY in February 2011.

    Interview Details

    There were 2 rounds, they asked mostly on existing skill set and why you want to join the company..be honest and ask your detailed role

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    negotiation centered around saying that EY is consultancy while industry has less weightage so will not consider your full experience
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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