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Updated Apr 16, 2014
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I interviewed at FactSet in August 2013.

Interview Details The process was basic starting with a written test and then 3 round of interview. One technical, one puzzle and one Fit Interview

Interview Question – What are monitors in OS   Answer Question

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

Interview Details It was good. Had two rounds of interview. First one was the aptitude and the second was screening.

Interview Question – General accounting questions and few out of pocket ones   Answer Question

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QA Automation Interview

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I applied online - interviewed at FactSet in October 2013.

Interview Details 3 rounds

Interview Question – vocabulary test   Answer Question

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Research Associate Interview

Research Associate
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I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at FactSet in February 2014.

Interview Details 1.written test 2. technical round 3. Hr roound. (they don'r start interview process as per scheduled time).

Interview Question – what is PTP,EBIT,EBITDA,CAPEX,EPS?   View Answer

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Software Engineer Interview

Software Engineer
Hyderābād

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2 days - interviewed at FactSet in May 2012.

Interview Details 1. Telephonic technical : Very methodical, questions within a closed domain. Domains which you chose you are strong in.
2. Office Campus Interview Round 1 : General Analytical questions.
3. Office Campus Interview Round 2 : .Net/ C#/ Javascript questions.
4. Office Campus Interview Round 3 : SQL questions.
5. Office Campus Interview Round 4 : Puzzles
6. Office Campus Interview Round 4 : General Programming concepts including knowledge on Object oriented design paradigm, SDLC. Previous project knowledge.
7. HR round was informational, little negotiation. Hopefully you will not need to negotiate :)

Interview Question – What would you do to create your own .net language similar to C#   Answer Question

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QA Automation Engineer Interview

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I applied through a recruiter and the process took a day - interviewed at FactSet in December 2013.

Interview Details written test, vocabulary test, technical round, personal interview

Interview Question – technical question   Answer Question

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Research Analyst Interview

Anonymous Employee

I applied through an employee referral and the process took a day - interviewed at FactSet.

Interview Details Graduation/Post Graduation with Min 60%
Written Test
HR Interview - Communication Test
Tech Interview
Mgr Interview.

Interview Question – Purely Accountacy Knowlege   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – NO Negotiation

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Interviewed at FactSet

Interview Details written test
3 rounds of interview

Interview Question – what is your expectation out of 1st job?   Answer Question

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Software Engineer Interview

Software Engineer
Hyderābād

I applied through college or university - interviewed at FactSet in September 2013.

Interview Details 1 - Written Test
2 - 1:1 Interviews
1 - HR Interview

Interview Question – They checked whether the candidate is passionate about computer science or not.
They asked all the basic questions on computer working, to find out that.
They concentrated on OS, DBMS mainly.
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Quality Assurance Analyst Interview

Quality Assurance Analyst
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I applied through an employee referral and the process took 6 days - interviewed at FactSet in June 2010.

Interview Details They screen mostly the profiles from employee referrals. They send us an e-mail along with an sms to candidates. The walkin starts with a written test on general aptitude and a mix of finance and technical questions followed by a Just a minute session that tests candidates communications skills. Followed by two rounds of interview mostly technical by hiring manager and team manager.

Interview Question – Narrate a story of the movie you have recently watched.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – If salary does not really matter, never lose the opportunity at FactSet.

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