PwC

www.pwc.com
Employer Engaged

PwC Consultant Interview Questions

Updated 9 Feb 2015
Updated 9 Feb 2015
85 Interview Reviews

Interview Experience

Interview Experience

59%
29%
10%

Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview

43%
32%
12%

Interview Difficulty

2.9
Average

Interview Difficulty

Hard

Average

Easy

85 Candidate Interview Reviews Back to all Interviews

Sort: Popular Date Difficulty

 

Consultant Interview

Anonymous Employee
Anonymous Employee
Interview Details

Straightforward. Questions you would expect at a big four interview. Only thing to look out for would be case studies, which can nab people. You can find very similar practice case studies online.

Interview Questions
Declined Offer
Positive Experience

Other Interview Reviews for PwC

  1.  

    Consulting Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at PwC.

    Interview Details

    Followed the instructions on the website. Fairly straight forward and you are required to complete verbal and numerical reasoning tests. I would recommend that you prepare well for these are you are racing with time. Then if you get through, you have to go through phone screening and assessment centre

    Interview Questions
    • if you could change one thing in the world what would it be and why?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Prepare your cover letter and cv well. Make sure there is no mistakes
    Accepted Offer
  2.  

    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Sydney
    Anonymous Employee in Sydney
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at PwC in April 2013.

    Interview Details

    Applied for a position under their graduate recruitment program (Sydney). Online application form starts off the recruitment process, followed by an invitation to an invite-only pre-interview networking event. A phone interview follows that, the one I received was conducting by a HR person who asked questions relevant to the position but seemed unqualified to have a intelligent discussion. An example was when the HR person asked for my opinions on a recent business/financial news event. She was unfamiliar with the topic herself and was frantically trying to scribble notes down instead of engaging in a two-way conversation. Finally, the HR person admitted that she was mainly trying to decide what role would suit me rather than respecting my ability to decide if I had the skills and qualifications to be competent in a role. The company took 2 weeks to get back with rejection email, offering to provide feedback via a telephone callback. After scheduling a time with their automated system, I was surprised that the call never came at all. Very unprofessional conduct for a prestigious firm.

    Interview Questions
    • What do you think a consultant does? Tell me about three of your strengths.   View Answer
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Consulting Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at PwC.

    Interview Details

    Recruited on-campus for first round interviews. Got invited back to travel to a central office for Super Day, which consisted of an interview with 1 case study and 2 behavioral interviews. Overall smooth process.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  4. Is this helpful? The community relies on everyone sharing – Add Anonymous Interview Review


  5.  

    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    I've sent my cv and cover letter and they called me 4 weeks later for an interview. It was a personal interview with a director and consultant, asking me personal questions. Later on, I had to fill in a lot of papers with my personal data.

    2 weeks later I received my offer. I had to state when I could begin and what the period was that I wanted to work at the Sao Paulo office

    Later I had to go to the lawyer office to get my paper work in order.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
  6.  

    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at PwC.

    Interview Details

    Applied through campus recruiting and attended pre-interview night. The environment is friendly in general and could meet your interviewer for the next day. Met an unexpected small case in my interview, basically some market/revenue analysis with several graphs and numbers, not that difficult compared to MBA cases.

    Interview Questions
    • met a case study in the first round interview, big Surprise!   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at PwC.

    Interview Details

    Application process took several stages. Firstly - screening, then - Numerical Reasoning Test ( similar to SHL test) and Verbal Reasoning Test (putting in a missing element in the logical puzzle), then - onsite english knowledge test ( 'True-False-Not Given' questions, 'choose the right headline' questions, grammar etc.). If you are successful so far, you get an invitation for two or three interviews with Senior Consultant(s) and (Senior) Manager(s), where you can be asked about your education, motivation, previous work experience, knowledge of the industry etc.
    After that you get warmed up with several brain teasers. Try to listen carefully and feel free to take some time to think about the answer.
    In the end, they give you a business-related case. Again don't hesitate to ask for more information and do your best to persuade the interviewers that you are a very positive and proactive person.
    If you are good and crack the case, you get a job offer by email.

    Interview Questions
    • Give me all risks for a foreign businessman who is buying a factory in Siberia   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Nothing
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  8. 2 people found this helpful  

    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at PwC in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    1. HR called and fixed the interview.
    2. Technical Round - 1 (Sr. Manager Gave 3 topics to prepare on Green Buildings and Energy Efficiency)
    3. Technical Round - 2 ( Two Sr. Managers discussed technical issues in Energy Efficiency and Green Buildings)
    4. Technical Round - 3 (Associate Director discussed technical issues and scope in Energy Efficiency Vertical).
    5. HR helped me with the offer after 14 days.

    Interview Questions
    • None Actually.. Mostly everything were technical so it went off pretty smooth.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I did not negotiate. I went ahead as per Company's Policies.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Moscow (Russia)
    Anonymous Employee in Moscow (Russia)
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at PwC.

    Interview Details

    First I had a numerical and verbal online test. They called me in one day and i had a phone interview, the question were mostly about my resume. Then they invited me for an interview with their HR stuff, were questions about the company, why i want to work there, my future plans. The last interview was with top management, where i had more specific questions on balance sheets analysis.

    Interview Questions
    • How many departments the company has and what they responsible for.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Average Interview
  10.  

    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Bangalore (India)
    Anonymous Employee in Bangalore (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at PwC in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied through job portal. Had received call from a stuffing agency. Stuffing agency has scheduled interview with PwC Bangalore. Process took approximately 3 weeks.There were 2 rounds of interview, both on the same day and both are technical.

    Interview Questions
    • Questions are theoretical, not based on prior work or practical implementation.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

Work at PwC? Share Your Experiences

PwC

 
Click to Rate
or

The difficulty rating is the average interview difficulty rating across all interview candidates.

The interview experience is the percentage of all interview candidates who said that their interview experience was positive, neutral or negative.

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.