Procter & Gamble Interview Questions

Updated Sep 10, 2014
Updated Sep 10, 2014
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    Intern Interview

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    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 days - interviewed at Procter & Gamble in August 2013.

    Interview Details

    Through College - There was a psychometric test, followed by aptitiude and 2 rounds of HR.Aptitiude had a minimum cut off. The test was in Bangalore. HR was for 2 rounds. Mostly from CV

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    Accepted Offer
    Difficult Interview
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    Associate Manager Interview

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

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 days - interviewed at Procter & Gamble in July 2010.

    Interview Details

    The process involves an initial quantitative test, followed by a psychometric assessment. Based on the results, candidates are short listed for interviews.
    Generally there are 3 interviews, and all are personal/HR questions. There are no technical interviews.
    The questions are incident based, as in, the candidate is expected to quote incidents from his/her life to answer each question. For example - you may be asked to describe the toughest decision you've made in life, your most significant achievement (and why do you consider it so), etc.

    Interview Questions
    • The most difficult part of the interview is when you have to answer such questions one after the other, sometimes you may be asked to give multiple instances for the same question.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiations
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Brand Manager Interview

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

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Procter & Gamble.

    Interview Details

    A) Hires Typically from Top B-schools in India. For Marketing typical hunting grounds are IIM-A/B/C
    B) Interview process typically involves following:
    a) an Aptitude Test (should be very easy for someone who has cleared CAT)
    b) Psychometric Test
    c) Online Application along with Submission of CV
    d) if a person makes through above 3, then 2-3 rounds of interview on campus.

    C) Interview Questions: P&G does not ask technical/functional questions in Interview. Its a Personal Interview with focus on understanding the person better from her/his life experiences. Examples are sought to understand how strong is a person on internally identified core success drivers.
    note: P&G has identified set of strengths which prove to be success driver basis success of its own employees over 175 years. So the the strengths on which a candidate is evaluated is typically remains the same for evaluation even when inside the company.

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    • Questions are not difficult to answer as long as person is being true and can provide enough examples for a situation/question being posed.   Answer Question
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    Associate Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Ponda
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Ponda
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Procter & Gamble in November 2011.

    Interview Details

    The company has a standard interview process starting with job application, Psychometric test and 2-3 Rounds of telephonic and face to face interviews.

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    Negotiation Details
    There is no negotitation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  6. 3 people found this helpful  

    Associate Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Kharagpur, West Bengal
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Kharagpur, West Bengal
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1+ week - interviewed at Procter & Gamble in December 2009.

    Interview Details

    P&G believes in grow from within therefore chooses to hire directly from campus. Generally goes to only premiere institutes like IITs, IIMs and Nitie and SP Jain. There are two screening tests one analytical skills and second psycometric test.If you are through then you will be shortlisted based on your CV.you need to face three interviewers for finally getting a job.

    Interview Questions
    • Generally you will be asked to quote instances from your past experience where you have faced a specific situation and what did you do to overcome the problem   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
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  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Key Account Manager Interview

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

    I applied through college or university. The process took a day - interviewed at Procter & Gamble in November 2009.

    Interview Details

    Lot of instances in your life discussed where you displayed a particular attribute

    Interview Questions
    • Tell us one time when you heard something which others didnt and this helped you later on   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Business Analyst Interview

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

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 3 months - interviewed at Procter & Gamble in February 2009.

    Interview Details

    Long interview process

    Interview Questions
    • what will you keep in the company for more than five years   Answer Question
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    No
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Associate Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a day - interviewed at Procter & Gamble.

    Interview Details

    Simple Aptitude test, followed by psychometric test (most crucial), followed by 3 round of interviews

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    Accepted Offer
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Relationship Executive Interview

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

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a day - interviewed at Procter & Gamble in May 2010.

    Interview Details

    Got the interview call though consultancy. The job description and interview venue detail was been given to me. Had two round of interview with salary negotiation. first one with the team leader with whom i was suppose to work. Second one was with the zonal manager.

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    • The zonal manager wanted to know why i want to join FMCG as i have Bsc. Computer science graduate.   View Answer
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    Only advice when to get an opportunity work hard be true to yourself you will the get the fruit one or the other day.
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
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    Associate Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Bhopal
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bhopal
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a day - interviewed at Procter & Gamble in January 2008.

    Interview Details

    The interview was conducted on campus. there was a detailed presentation before the interview which highlighted the achievements of P&G in the last 5 years. They also answered any doubts/concerns that we had. The interview was a 2 stage process with 2 people interviewing me in each stage. The 1st interview is a shortlisting process for the 2nd interview. The 2nd interview is typically taken by senior P&G leadership and was much more thorough than the 1st one. Be prepared to answer in-depth probing about anything that you say.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about yourself   View Answer
    • Give us an example when you brought a group of people to a consensus   Answer Question
    • What are your strengths? Give examples.   Answer Question
    • Do you have any experience of handling huge amount of data and deriving meaningful conclusion out of it?   View Answers (2)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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