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Deloitte Business analyst interview

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AnonymousFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus for Business analyst role at Deloitte in Aug, 2016
Interview Process
Resume Shortlist Test Telephonic Round Test HR Interview Technical Interview Technical + HR Interview HR Interview
Round 1

Resume Shortlist

Interview Experience
The students were selected as per their jobs roles, last degree, streams/subjects.
For example(People for business analyst job profile should have an accounts, finance background) Normally engineers were not shortlisted as they believed that now they are only looking for students with normal finance or accounts knowledge, in future if they have jobs for engineers they will be back.
Interview Tips
If you have done your graduation in accounts, finance , or BBA its a great opportunity for you.
Round 2

Test

Duration
30 Minutes
No. of Questions
10 questions
Test Sections
  • Section 1: Reading & Listening
Interview Experience
In this round there will be passages, idioms and phrases, you need to read the passage few audio clips you have to carefully listen to the audio the accent will be quite different making it hard to understand.
Interview Tips
Some place quiter will help you a lot.
Round 3

Telephonic Round

Interview Experience
A normal discussion between the HR and the students, no technical question just some basic knowledge and your introduction.
Interview Tips
Some place quiter and your mobile network should be fine
Round 4

Test

Interview Experience
Sections:60 min
Reasoning
Excel
Finance

Number of question will be 60
Reasoning question will include some normal English question and some aptitude.
Excel : all the shortcuts, functions and some general formulas ()
Finance: Fundamental finance question, you need to know the terms and formulas(Subjects you can refer to are corporate finance, Financial services in MBA course)

They will select a cutoff, people clearing this round will proceed to further rounds
Interview Tips
https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Excel-keyboard-shortcuts-and-function-keys-for-Windows-1798d9d5-842a-42b8-9c99-9b7213f0040f
You can refer this for normal excel commands or shortcuts

You have to read the Finance part thoroughly.
Round 5

HR Interview

Interview Experience
Tell me about yourself?
Why should we hire you?
Your strength and weakness?
Tell me about Deloitte?

after aptitude we had 3 interaction, 12 students have qualified for HR rounds.

In this round the HR asked about the company and about the interviewer, about his hobbies. They were normally checking the soft skills and vocabulary of the students.
All of the 12 students have easily cleared this round and moved to the next round.
Interview Tips
You just have to be true to yourself and give the answers.
These were not tough questions they were all about you.
Round 6

Technical Interview

Interview Experience
In depth question about finance, how Forex market works, situational based question, financial terms, Services provided by Deloitte, balance sheet problems, money market, dept market , current Sen-sex.
Some question asked.
Walk me through a cash flow statement.
What is working capital?
How is the income statement linked to the balance sheet?
What is a deferred tax asset and why might one be created?
Interview Tips
You have to go through corporate Finance and Financial services.
Round 7

Technical + HR Interview

Interview Experience
The normal HR Rounds turns a bit harder,
You will be asked to implement different financial tool in the current market scenario, How will we contribute in the growth of the organization, here they will also discuss about the package and different allowances provided by the company.
Round 8

HR Interview

Interview Experience
This round is for welcoming all the candidates who have cleared all the above rounds, This round was taken by onsite employees in our case and Australian Client, who will give the brief Idea of how everything works.
Skills

Skills Tested

  • Soft Skills
  • reading and listening
  • Excel Skills
  • Finance Basics
  • Reasoning Ability
  • Ability To Cope Up With Stress
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Deloitte Business analyst interview

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AnonymousFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus for Business analyst role at Deloitte in Jul, 2016
Interview Process
Test Case Study Interview Technical + HR Interview
Round 1

Test

Duration
1 Hours 35 Minutes
No. of Questions
75 questions
Test Sections
  • Section 1: Quantitative Ability
  • Section 2: Logical Reasoning
  • Section 3: Verbal
Interview Experience
Logical Reasoning(35 min): section checks the reasoning skills of the candidate. The section consists of data interpretation and logical reasoning questions.
Quantitative Ability(35 min): section consists of questions based on topics such as algebra, time & work, time, speed & distance, arithmetic, percentages, profit & loss, geometry etc
Verbal (25 min) :section consists of short reading comprehension passages. They are easy to solve and answers can be easily found in the passages. This section also consists of basic grammar usage questions like fill in the blanks, synonyms, antonyms, paragraph completion, sentence completion, vocabulary, etc.
Interview Tips
Level of the paper varies from moderate to difficult.Candidate should take several practice tests beforehand to get acquainted with the type and difficulty level of questionsasked in the exam.
Round 2

Case Study Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: The case will be based on market scenario (mostly).
Interview Experience
All the selected candidates will be clubbed into different groups and each group will be given a case. You will be given 10 minutes to prepare your points and talk among your group mates so as to decide who will speak what. Then you will be asked to start your GD which will carry on for around 20 minutes. After the discussions, you might be asked simple questions based on the discussion.
Interview Tips
One should read ‘Case In Point’ book or 'Vault guide to case interviews' to get acquainted with the different types of case studies asked during the interview.
Round 3

Technical + HR Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: Question related to your domain and project.
Interview Experience
Questions like What do you have to offer to deloitte? Why Deloitte? can be asked as far as HR interview is concerned. for technical interview,questions based on technical project or any course mentioned in the resume can be asked.
Interview Tips
Be thorough with your domain subjects. Maintain proper body language and stay confident throughout the interview
Skills

Skills Tested

  • Java Programming
  • Communication
  • Domain Knowledge
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Deloitte Business technology analyst interview

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Avisha MunjalFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus at Sri Venkateswara College for Business technology analyst role at Deloitte in Aug, 2014
Interview Process
Test Group Discussion Technical + HR Interview
Round 1

Test

Test Sections
  • Section 1: Quantative Ability and Verbal Ability
Interview Experience
The test is fairly simple, specially for the students preparing for competitive examinations.
Basic test of English grammar and vocabulary in VA and Time -Speed - Distance and Numbers in QA.
Round 2

Group Discussion

Group Discussion Topic
Telangana
Round 3

Technical + HR Interview

Interview Experience
The entire interview is mostly HR.
You are judged on the basis of how much can you learn and what is your intention regarding sticking with the company.
No questions will be asked outside the CV, while you might be grilled as to what is in the CV.
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Deloitte Auditor interview

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Anonymous4-5 yr work ex.Selected
Interview Process
Technical Interview HR Interview
Round 1

Technical Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: All about statewide area neigh Network and state data center
  • Question 2: Cloud computing
  • Question 3: Audit Deliverables
  • Question 4: Client management
Round 2

HR Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: Renumeration
Interview Experience
Got what I wanted but it took 3 months
Skills

Skills Tested

  • Technical Analysis
  • Auditing
  • Management & Tendering Process
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Deloitte Consulting interview

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Trishla SinghFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus at SRCC for Consulting role at Deloitte in Oct, 2016
Interview Process
Resume Shortlist Test Technical Interview
Round 1

Resume Shortlist

Interview Experience
All the applicants were asked to send in their resumes which were screened and candidates were shortlisted based on that for the next round
Interview Tips
The resume should be prepared according to the profile one is applying for. It should present you as a person fit for the role by highlighting the relevant skill set and qualities one would look for in a consulting analyst e.g problem solving skills, abiity to work in a deadline oriented environment, etc.
Round 2

Test

Interview Experience
The shortlisted candidates were given a topic about the relevance of the current education system and were allotted 15 minutes to think and submit a write up with their views on the topic.
Interview Tips
One should be very crisp and articulate when penning down their thoughts on the subject. Since the time given was pretty short it should be utilised to not give a very vast background but instead focus on the main topic making very clear what your stand on the topic is. Further the views can be substantiated with certain real life instances.
Round 3

Technical Interview

Interview Experience
I was asked to talk about the project I worked on in my internship. Since I had interned in a wealth management company I was further questioned about other investment options keeping in mind the current scenario and which mutual funds in India have consistently shown a good performance. After that, the interviewer gave me a situation wherein I had to determine whether it would be profitable to open an airport in Agra and cross questioned one the basis of my answers. Besides this, I was asked certain course related questions and the interview finally ended with some HR questions like reasons for joining the firm, my long term plans, etc.
Interview Tips
A candidate should be confident about his answers. You should not uncertain in front of the interviewer. Moreover, one should not make the mistake of lying about any project or initiative because you can always be further questioned on that.
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Deloitte Analyst interview

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AnonymousFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus for Analyst role at Deloitte in Aug, 2016
Interview Process
Test HR Interview
Round 1

Test

Duration
1 Hours
No. of Questions
40 questions
Test Sections
  • Section 1: Aptitude
Interview Experience
General aptitude questions such as speed-time variables, quantities, etc were asked
Interview Tips
Practice is the key to crack this round
Round 2

HR Interview

Interview Experience
For me, they asked questions based on my CV. Asked me a little about my low CGPA and the rest of the time, we discussed Manchester United Vs Liverpool rivalry since the interviewer turned out to be a football fan.
Interview Tips
Be thorough and honest with what you write on your CV.
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Deloitte Consultant interview

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Harsh ParasharFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Kharagpur for Consultant role at Deloitte in Dec, 2016
Interview Process
Test Technical Interview Technical Interview Technical Interview
Round 1

Test

Duration
2 Hours
No. of Questions
120 questions
Test Sections
  • Section 1: Quant
  • Section 2: Apti
  • Section 3: Verbal
  • Section 4: Statistics
Interview Experience
Firstly, an online test was conducted (120 minutes duration) consisting of questions on Quantitative (30), Aptitude (30), Verbal (30) and Probability and Statistics (30). If you have prepared well, this won’t be very difficult. However, make sure you study on topics like Hypothesis testing, ANOVA, and statistical Inference for cracking the last section, in which the focus was on statistics.
Out of 900 students, 35 were shortlisted and they kept a waitlist of 15 students. Then, we had an online PPT in which the interviewers walked us through the various stages of interview
Round 2

Technical Interview

Interview Experience
My first round of interview was HR only and it was taken by the Director of the Analytics team and Actuaries team and it was more like a conversation. They first introduced themselves and asked me to do the same. Then, they asked me to walk them through the CV.
* What did you do in your third year intern? What is the business aspect of this? * Explain a little in detail about the different solutions that you went through for this and also tell us why you rejected them? * What do you want to do in future? Managerial or technical? I told him that I want to be a Data Scientist and not a Data Analyst, he asked me the difference *I asked him does he still like to do what he does after spending such a long time in the industry? How do priorities change after 15 years?
Round 3

Technical Interview

Interview Experience
The interviewer was a very nice guy and he asked me how can I look so fresh during the placements and I cracked a joke about being naturally good looking.
*Took a look at my CV and asked what a regression forest it? How do you implement it?
* Asked about what kind of data sets we used and how did we obtain them?
* What was the main problem with this data set and how did we overcome it? I answered Dimensionality reduction and walked him through the series of steps I took.
* Given a data set where all the data points look negatively correlated, but actually are sets of points from different sources, which are positively correlated. How do you account for this?
I told him that’s the basis of regression forest
* On IID assumption of regression, how to bring stationarity in time series?
*What other ways to bring stationarity? I answered taking log, first order difference, percentage etc.
* To launch a product into the market, which data sets would you like to pull in? Which markets to be analysed?
* On product cannibalization, why did Apple launch iPad to remove iPod?
* On self cannibalization of product.
Round 4

Technical Interview

Interview Experience
He was an IIT KGP alum from my department
* Difference between OLS and MLE.
*Different metrics used for estimating the size of weights.
* Series of steps for dimensionality reduction. I answered the same as before. But then he asked me to come up with a completely different approach for this. I said plotting graphs * on artificial Neural networks, how do we find weights, why do we add bias.
* a little talk on backpropogation.
* Is hard-limit function of perceptron, implementable, why ? why not?
* What is the benefit of using a sigmoid function for hard-limit function
* Why don’t we use a piecewise slant line if we want to adjust threshold, why use a sigmoid?
* Derive the weights of simple linear regression using one variable only
* Asked preferred language. Write code for implementing a change in size of a matrix in R. I used a subset, apply with a for loop. He used a dplyr package.
Interview Tips
For preparation, take online courses from Coursera (Andrew NG, ML) and edX (Analytics edge). Follow AnalyticsVidhya and r-bloggers and follow their learning curve page.

Last tip, although, Deloitte didn’t ask for algorithms, most companies do. So, do some coding and algorithms from geekforgeeks and Hackerrank.
Skills

Skills Tested

  • Data Anlaytics
  • Communication Skills
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Deloitte Consultant interview

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AnonymousFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus for Consultant role at Deloitte
Interview Process
personal interview Case Study Interview
Round 1

personal interview

Interview Experience
To start with, we connected really well, while we were walking down the corridor to the interview room. Interviewerstarted off by asking “You all seem to have strong extra-curriculars” (I had done put classic music
performances in my resume) I mentioned that it is also a factor that is seen during admissions, and
that’s why the observation.
Interviewer: Take me through your resume.
I: Let me take you through the things that I did apart from the expected duties at each level/stage.
Interviewer: That’s great; go on
I: Went on to mention what initiatives I took at undergrad, work, ISB etc..
Interviewer: Your CGPA takes you to which percentile in your batch.
I: Top 20%
Interviewer: Do you think this is low? Why do you seem to have a comparatively lower CGPA?
I: (I had strong acads in undergrad) Answered appropriately on how I focused on lot of other things, ELP, PaEV etc..
Interviewer: That’s nice to hear. You also seem to have done an ELP on a FMCG product launch in India. Can you elaborate?
I: Explained everything in detail including the focus on distribution etc..
Interviewer: What is your view on the implementation of GST (Goods and services tax) in India? How do you think it might change the dynamics ofdistribution?
I: I do not have a lot of knowledge on this, but I can talk about the impact on FMCG goods. (Went on to describe how under the current structure double taxation happens and how that is limiting supply chain
optimization etc). Also mentioned that it might have an impact on businesses and consulting in supply chain.
Interviewer: That’s what I wanted to hear. Which other companies are you interviewing with?
I: Diamond
Interviewer: What if Diamond and Deloitte both make you an offer?
I: Answered appropriately. Mentioned that it is responsibility and work that I am looking for and hence my decision would be based on that.
Interviewer: What if Deloitte and McKinsey both give you an offer?
I: Answered appropriately.

The connect! We soon established a strong rapport and were conversing like colleagues. I also mentioned that I didn’t know a lot about GST etc, but still made a good attempt at deconstructing the problem. When asked to take through the resume, I went ahead to mention all initiatives and other responsibilities that I undertook at each level rather than a routine account of the work.
Interview Tips
Read the body language of the interviewer. If he is relaxed, smiling etc, try to be in the same disposition.
Round 2

Case Study Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: Case Questions: A long case was given. Lots of data and whenever I asked questions, a few set of slides were passed onto me. It looked like that the case was an actual one that the team had worked on. Case: A European pharmaceutical manufacturer (top 3) wants to double his sales from Eur 5bn to Eur 10 bn in the next 5 years. Please advise. (Case type:Revenue growth, product line optimization, market entry)
Interview Experience
Laid out a small structure for the problem. There are primarily three ways in which the company can achieve the revenue growth:
1) Natural growth of the Industry
2) Organic Growth
3) In organic Growth – a) Acquire companies to expand product portfolio
b) Acquire companies to improve market power in existing segments
The interviewers were fine with the structure. Then I went ahead to discuss each of the points in slight detail.
Me: What is the expected growth of the branded cardio drugs (the market in which the company was operating) industry in the next five years?
Interviewers: Assume 8% per year.
Me: This means that if they are able to maintain their market share (value wise) over the next 5 years, their revenues will be approx = 5*(1.08)^5
Interviewer: I want you to show the calculations as well
Me: Sure, it will be approximately 1.4*5 = 7 bn + .15*5 = 7.75 bn
Interviewer: Ok. Can you please explain why you used such figures.
Me: Explained. So, the problem now seems to be divided into mainly two parts:
a) How to maintain/improve market share in current operating segments
b) How to achieve another 2.5 bn of revenue growth.
Let me first explore the inorganic growth opportunities for our client. Let us first try and understand market consolidation and cash position of our client. We will also try and evaluate any target that might …
Interviewer: (Interrupting in between) We are not interested in any acquisitions.
Me: Ok. That leaves us with organic growth opportunities. I would first want to explore what are the expansion opportunities in the existing market segments and then venture into new products/segments/geographies.
Interviewer: Can you prioritize your action right now; we are running out of time.
Me: Sure. My first action would be to explore if we can grow with our existing products segment itself. Moreover, with our client being a top 3 player, it might be easier to grow with existing products than explore new products.
Interviewer: Ok. So what do you suggest?
Me: I can think of three opportunities here:
a)Exercise market power to alter prices, if possible or
b) alter distribution channel to improve revenues that reach us or
c)cross-sell existing products to existing customers and increase value derived from a single customer.
Interviewer: Ok. That sounds fine. Now let us try to understand how we can expand into new geographies/new product segments.
Me: (Smiled! Realised that he was just trying to stress me out when he said that we don’t have much time) Ok. Can you share market size and growth by geography and segments information with me?
Interviewer: Gave a slide with lots of tables and charts (can’t recall, we were not allowed to carry notes outside)
Me: To frame my analysis, let me create a simple matrix. (Created the GE portfolio matrix). Went ahead to evaluate opportunities and suggested new segments.
Interviewer: Do you think it makes sense to introduce Generics?
Me: Given the existing market size of Generics and margins in the operating market segments it does not make much sense. However, to protect market share, the company should evaluate options of introducing fighter brands like generics.
Interview got over at this.

Did lots of quick calculations and did not get stressed out. Maintained my composure and adjusted speed when required.

I felt that sometimes my structure was too elaborate and tended to put off the interviewer.







Interview Tips
Read the body language of the interviewer. Don’t get annoyed if interviewer interrupts in between. Before going into an elaborate discussion ask interviewer if he wants you to prioritize options before explaining each one of them in detail.
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Deloitte Advisory analyst interview

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AnonymousFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus for Advisory analyst role at Deloitte in Dec, 2015
Interview Process
Case Study Interview Technical + HR Interview
Round 1

Case Study Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: Which software should be implemented for better security?
Interview Experience
We were given a caselet comprising of 4 questions and 15mins to discuss it among ourselves. Then we had to present it on a chart paper in front of the panel.
Interview Tips
Be precise and speak clearly. Donot be too quite or dominating while expressing your views.
Round 2

Technical + HR Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: Which software should be implemented for better security?
  • Question 2: Some basic HR questions and will you leave deloitte and go for some other better paying company if your work in deloitte is not being recognized?
  • Question 3: Some basic HR questions and will you leave deloitte and go for some other better paying company if your work in deloitte is not being recognized?
Interview Experience
We were given a caselet comprising of 4 questions and 15mins to discuss it among ourselves. Then we had to present it on a chart paper in front of the panel.
Interview Tips
Be precise and speak clearly. Donot be too quite or dominating while expressing your views.
Round 3

Technical + HR Interview

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Deloitte Consultant interview

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AnonymousFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus for Consultant role at Deloitte
Interview Process
personal interview Case Study Interview
Round 1

personal interview

Interview Experience
The first round was a very amicable interview where we had a general chat about multiple things. The positive thing was that I had already met interviewer and most of the other Deloitte folks at a dinner hosted a couple of days before the interview and they recognized me from there. Interviewer asked me about my background and the usual PI questions like why consulting, why
Deloitte, why I moved back from the US. We also spoke about travelling being an integral part of the job and whether I wanted to
change industries or remain in the same. We happened to live in the same places and we spoke about that. All in all it was a casual
talk where he just wanted to gauge my communication skills and readiness for a career in consulting. I asked him about the
healthcare practice and how it was in India and also how the US- Hyderabad business model of Deloitte worked.

One major thing that went right was that the rapport between me and the interviewer. He had a good sense of humor and I could
gauge his personality and talk accordingly. Also the fact that I hadspoken to him and asked questions during the dinner session

Round 2

Case Study Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: Case Questions:The case was about a pharmaceutical company in Europe. The Partner gave me a lot of data upfront which I noted down. It was as follows (Case type:Market Entry Decision)
Interview Experience
The pharma industry is fragmented and this company is one of the larger players with sales of $5 billion a year. They have a very good brand and sell mainly branded drugs in addition into a few generics. Their end customers are mainly hospitals and distributors. They now want to double their turnover in 5 years and have decided to enter the space of medicinal cosmetics.
From here, interviewer took over from the other partner. First I summarized the case facts and clarified the objective. I asked
them what sort of turnover they were looking at and he said it was their sales. I used the 3 C’s structure and examined the Company, Customers and Competition. I went over the state of the industry (current and future) and whether it made business sense to enter the new market. . Then I went to how we would go about entering the new market. I drew the 2 by 2 – current market, new market, current product , new product and questioned whether they could exercise all the 4 options or not. Interviewer said it was a good approach but we would come to it later. He showed me a sheet of paper with some data and charts on it and asked me to interpret it and then proceed towards the analysis This is some of the data I can recall (numbers might not be accurate): Size of world market in billions. They asked me which region they should focus on

Japan: eliminated Japan due to small market size and negative growth.

Europe: Definitely enter. Have the local knowledge, established customer base and distribution networks

US: I said US is seems like good opportunity but there might already be strong competitors in this developed market and it might lead to price wars.

Rest of the world: I was leaning towards this since it was a growing market but decided against it since it had multiple challenges. Rest of the world included many countries and would be difficult to set up operations in multiple companies. In addition, regulations were not strong and piracy was high, would take time to customize to the local markets. Growth rate by Drug type and distribution channel. They asked me which drug type and channel should they focus on and I said that branded was their competency so they should go for that. The channel should be prescription and even though they don’t have experience in OTC they should, try that channel as well since it had significant growth rate Next he asked me to calculate how much their turnover would increase in 5 years through the choices I had made. Given the market sizes and growth rates, I calculated the sales and found it to be about half of what was required. So then he asked me what should be the next step now. The current solution doesn’t seem to work
I went back to the 2 by 2 of market entry matrix and said they could try to expand the current product in new markets rather than
focus on a new market. He was happy and said that it’s always better to first expand in an area which you have expertise in
provided it is profitable. Then he asked me what I would do differently to expand the current market.
I went over the value chain analysis and gave various possible options like increasing marketing spend, Joint ventures etc. I
finally zeroed in on the distribution network and he asked me to probe that further. The current issue turned out to be that they
were dealing with hospitals and were too localized. They needed to expand their network in Europe and this would give them the
turnover needed. He said that you have cracked the case and was satisfied.

I remained calm even though the interviewer was putting a lot of stress and trying to hurry me up. I came up with innovative
solutions and made sure I listened to the hints given by the interviewer about whether the direction I was proceeding on was
ok or not. Practice done on cases helped.

While practicing cases, I had not done timed practices. So when I was subjected to this in the interview, I had to make a big effort to
not let it get to me. The interviewer was very aggressive and wanted quick answers. Also, don’t get bogged down by structures,
I was letting structures determine my thinking initially but later customized by analysis as per the case.

I had a Small PI, where they asked questions related to TMAY, reasons for NOT joining deloitte if any, etc. Then the offer was made.

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