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PWC Interview Experience for Technical Consultant

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  • Last Updated : 22 Sep, 2022
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PWC India came to our campus for a technical consultant role. All departments were eligible to apply. Around 500+ people applied for the role.

Round 1: Initially there was a resume and cgpa(7.0+) based shortlisting, after which we got a test link. the test was of 45 mins duration it consisted of 44 questions in three sections-

  • Quantitative aptitude
  • Verbal ability
  • Logical Reasoning

There was no negative marking but try to do as many correctly as possible because they do keep a track of correct to incorrect ratio.

Round 2:  People shortlisted in online test qualified for technical interview.

  • Around 100 got shortlisted for technical interview.
  • Questions were asked based on departments as I belong to IT department so i was asked questions on DSA,OS,Microprocessor,DBMS. Questions were-
  • How to swap two variables without using third variable/inbuilt function/addition substraction operator?
  • What is zombie process?
  • What is child process?
  • Are you comfortable in Microprocessor? I answered yes so he asked what is accumulator?
  • What is normalization?What is the practical application of normalized tables?
  • What are different joins in SQL?

Round 3: People shortlisted in technical round appeared for Partner round.

  • Around 50 got shortlisted for partner round.
  • Questions were asked mostly on basis of your resume and course curriculumn. Please answer patiently and confidently as that matters a lot for pwc. Be prepared about each and every point of your resume as they ask frequent questions on them.
  • Explain projects.
  • What you mean by full stack development? since I had a course on that mentioned in resume.
  • What are different backend technologies used?
  • What is NodeJS? How is it different from javascript? since i mentioned in my skills.
  • What is your faviourite subject? I answered DSA. He asked about different sorting and searching algorithms.

Round 4: People shortlisted in partner round appeared for manegorial round.

  • Around 30 got shortlisted for manegorial round.
  • The interview was held in a group of 5.
  • Questions were HR related like why join pwc?,Where you see yourself in next 5 years?,Why consulting as career?
  • Be confident and prepare HR questions beforehand, you are good to go.

Around 20 students got selected and I was one of them.

Note:

  • Always include only those topics in resume which you know in depth.
  • Prepare aptitude and puzzles well, you may use geeksforgeeks for preparationas it helped me a lot.
  • Always be confident while answering.
  • Practice a mock interview with someone before appearing for the actual one to test your confidence.
  • Always show them you are eleigible for this role only.

     

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