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HSBC Holdings Interview Questions

Updated 17 Nov 2014
Updated 17 Nov 2014
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    Manager Interview

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

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at HSBC Holdings in January 2014.

    Interview Details

    It was done via telepresence.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Average Interview
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    KYC Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at HSBC Holdings in May 2012.

    Interview Details

    There two rounds of F2F Interview for the post of KYC Associate. The profile was so good, even the company struture was also good. Company structure was providing a lot more growth opportunities within the organusation. Thats why I liked the profile so much.
    The recruitment team was very coperative & frank. The questions were asked about your previous academic sessions. Theywere checking our overall knowledge & personality, communication skills.

    Interview Questions
    • What do you about the company & profile offered?   Answer Question
    • Show me the SWOT Analysis of a particular thing, like Pen, Mobile Phone.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Manager Interview

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

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at HSBC Holdings in November 2011.

    Interview Details

    Two rounds of interview one with the reporting manager, and then with country head for the function. Mainly skills-based questions were asked based on the CV submitted.

    Negotiation Details
    1 Month. Accepting lower salary is not recommended. Hikes after one joins a support function are unsubstantial.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at HSBC Holdings in August 2011.

    Interview Details

    HSBC came to college for recruitment for various profiles such as Data information, risk analysis etc. It began with ppt in the morning followed by a general aptitude test. it included simple quantative questions, verbal, analytical questions. they also had a section of questions on the company. After the first round, next was GD round. after GD round, there were two more rounds, managerial and HR round. They asked basic knowledge of financial institutes and all.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Portfolios Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chennai
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chennai
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took a dayinterviewed at HSBC Holdings in December 2009.

    Interview Details

    It was direct one to one interview

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    It was very transparent and straight forward
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    SSE Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderābād
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at HSBC Holdings in May 2009.

    Interview Details

    Online Application/Candidate Questionnaire
    Online Numerical reasoning aptitude tests
    Interviews
    Assessment Day (including case study)

    Interview Questions
    • Online Application/Candidate Questionnaire
      Online Numerical reasoning aptitude tests
      Interviews
      Assessment Day (including case study)
        Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    good
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Customer Service Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Visakhapatnam
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Visakhapatnam
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at HSBC Holdings in June 2008.

    Interview Details

    walk ins with a resume, photographs, 1st round would be computing skills, then comes telephonic skills, later continued with an interview, followed by HR interview.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  9.  

    Relationship Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at HSBC Holdings.

    Interview Details

    The application was reasonably straight forward. However the phone interview was obviously subcontracted and the women was sat with a tick box. No ability to form a relationship. It was very dry and probing questions made little sense as she was reading from a script.

    Interview Questions
    • Describe a time you adhered to protocol and evaluated risk   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Commercial Banking Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 weeksinterviewed at HSBC Holdings.

    Interview Details

    First, fill in the application form which includes several competence based questions
    Second, Online numerical test ( they use SHL )
    Third, if you pass the previous test then logical reasoning test(SHL)
    Fourth, telephone interview ( HSBC Values, the role you applying, remember to prepare examples of the requirement they listed in the job description.)
    Fifth, Situational judgement test
    Sixth, Assessment centre

    Interview Questions
    • How do you make yourself fit into the HSBC values and why they important?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Global Asset Management Graduate Programmer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at HSBC Holdings.

    Interview Details

    Applied online, after 1 week asked to complete a numercy test. Recieved a 30 min telephone interview going through some compentency questions as well as a few commercial awarness questions. Afterwards there was an assessment centre.

    Interview Questions
    • What will the world look like in 2050?   View Answer
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

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