Accenture Interview Preparation – Associate System Engineer – Karan Sachdeva

 

Please tell us about your Interview procedure at Accenture (Short listing procedure, GDs, Interviews, Questions).

karan-sachdeva-accenture-interview-preparation-associate-system-engineerThe placement procedure consists of 2 rounds:
1. Online test
2. Interview

Online test was conducted by the aspiring minds which was adaptive( if previous question was right then the next question will be difficult).

The online test consists of 3 sections:

1. English-25 questions (25 minutes).
2. Quantitative ability- 25 questions (35 minutes).
3. Logical reasoning- 25 questions(35 minutes).

The difficulty level of the test was easy.

After the OLT, the students were selected for the interview and there was a group interview consisting of 5 students per group.
Though my interview was pure HR in which i was asked to introduced myself followed by some questions on my internships and training.

 

What and how many internships and projects you did at college? How did you get them?

I have done 3 internships and 2 training during my college life.

1. My first was  at jobs hiring process in where i worked as  a content managing and social media marketing intern.
2. I worked in a event driven app GOYANO as a marketing intern.
3. I worked as product intern at MEET AROUND.

 

What makes this company different from other firms?

Accenture is global brand and world’s most admired company. No. 1 in the IT
Services category for three
consecutive years
(2014-2016).It provides various services in various fields and worked in the  global market. It is most ethical company with a very good working culture.

 

How did you prepare for the placement season? What advice would you give to your juniors regarding the placement season?

I was preparing for CAT so i just did the modules of my coaching center which were enough for the exams. But you can refer RS aggarwal or Arun sharma for quant and LR.
you can practice ample number of questions from INDIABIX and for technical questions refer to geeksforgeeks. Just make sure your basics are right and you have good analytical skills as it will help you in the future in every respect.

 

What’s the role of academics in getting a good placement?

Obviously Academics plays an important role in shaping your career but it doesn’t mean it is the only criteria that will help you. You should have a good analytical and problem solving skills. You should be aware about different topics of different fields. In short you should keep practicing and try to gain as much as you can from your curricular.

 

What growth opportunities does this company provide? Is there any global exposure?

Accenture provides ample number of opportunities and helps you to accelerate your career in the right directions. There are lots of good projects waiting for every candidate. There are various fields in Accenture so the candidate might switch to some other field too whichever he finds  better for his career.

 

Would you like to give any general advice to your juniors?

I would just like to say don’t think too much in life, just plan small things and take small steps everyday to fulfill that plan. Increase your analytical skills and have good communication skills.
Set your goals and keep them in front of you so that it will boast you.
Always try something new in life and push yourself out from your comfort zone.