“Animesh Bisen” who was placed at “Bain and Company” talks about his interview experience and some other tips to prepare for placement season. Check out what he says about the placement season.
His Interview was taken by UnsaidTalks Interviewer: “Aditya”
Profile offered: Business Analyst
Job Location: Not Decided Yet
Branch and Graduation Year: Mechanical Engineering – 2022
Cgpa Cutoff: 8.0
Interview Difficulty Level: Moderate
Here are the questions we asked Animesh Bisen to know about his interview experience.
Question 1: Introduce yourself to our readers.
Answer: I am Animesh Bisen and I am a keen learner passionate about exploring new business ideas and accepting challenges…moreover, I have a good interest in the field of entrepreneurship and business.
Question 2: Describe Your written test experience specifying the number of rounds, details of each round, and type of test platform (online – amcat, hackerearth, etc / offline)
Answer: There are three rounds of filtering candidates
1. Resume selection: Around 1200 candidates apply for the recruitment process but only half of them are selected for the next round.
2. Online Test: In online tests mostly questions are from Data Interpretation, Reasoning, and aptitude-based.
3. Interview: Guesstimates and case studies were the major part of the interview.
The company has a platform to conduct the examination.
Question 3: Describe your all technical interviews specifying the number of rounds and details of each round (if any) (please share coding questions if possible)
Answer: In the interview, they judge your communication skills, along with knowledge of Guesstimates and Case studies. Also, you must be good at Statistics and Probability along with business analytical skills.
Question 4: Describe your all HR interviews specifying the number of rounds and details of each round
Answer: The interview basically consists of two rounds
1. Guesstimates: questions are mathematically based on statistics and probability.
2. Case studies: these are generally daily life business problems.
Question 5: What were the key factors for your selection?
Answer: My internships, my field knowledge, communication skills, my participation in co-curricular activities.
Question 6: What are the things students should focus on in order of priority?
Answer: 1. You must always be in a learning mode.
2. Always do a side hustle.
3. Don’t sit free in a room, always explore something new in your college life.
4. Participate in Extracurricular activities or do internships to gain field knowledge.
Question 7: According to you, what role do extracurricular activities as well as participation in societies play?
Answer: It helps you to build a good network and helps you to think out of the box, besides this a sense of responsibility starts building inside you.
I was General Secretary in Entrepreneurship development cell and founder of IIC [ Institution’s Innovation Council ].
Question 8: Any Other Advice you would like to give to your juniors?
Answer: Always be a keen learner, explore new fields as much as you can during your college journey. Don’t waste your time in a room …..build a skill inside you that helps you to build yourself.
Question 9: How can we contact you? (LinkedIn Profile Link/Contact No./etc.)
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