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Black-Rock Interview Questions

Interview Questions

1.(A student scored 88% in graduation, 85% in 12th and 86% in 10th)
Technical Interview:
  • Questions related to the project work.
  • How do you find the maximum number from an array without comparing and sorting?
  • What is the difference between DBMS and RDBMS?
  • Tell me something about risk management?
 HR Interview:
  • Tell me about the history of Black Rock.
  • Tell me about a time you set a goal, but were unable to reach it.
  • Describe a situation in which your work was criticized.
  • How long do you see yourself working at BlackRock, Inc., if hired?
2.(A student scored 93% in graduation, 89% in 12th and 78% in 10th)
Technical Interview:
  • Tell me about some macroeconomic trends going on in the world today.
  • Who is in the bulge bracket?
  • Describe a typical day of an investment banking analyst?
  • What is your greatest concern about investment banking right now?
HR Interview:
  • Tell me about yourself.
  • How do you evaluate success among your team members?
  • What do you think is the biggest challenge for this position?
  • What is your greatest achievement so far?
3.(CGPA 8.35 in graduation, 82% in 12th and 76.45% in 10th)
Technical Interview:
  • What were the headlines in the Financial Times today?
  • What would you personally invest in?
  • What has happened in the markets in the past three months?
  • What is FTSE at today?
HR Interview:
  • Why Black Rock?
  • Why do you want this job?
  • What are your strengths?
  • Who would you say inspires you?
4.(CGPA 7.4 in graduation, 89% in 12th and 85% in 10th)
Technical Interview:
  • What is the difference between balance sheet and the income statement?
  • What is goodwill? How does it affect net income?
  • What are deferred taxes?  How do they arise?
  • What is working capital? How would you calculate it?
HR Interview:
  • Where do you see yourself in five years?
  • Why are you the best candidate for us?
  • What are your weaknesses?
  • How would you describe your work ethic?
5.(CGPA 7.8 in graduation, 85% in 12th and 75% in 10th)
Technical Interview:
  • What is the difference between primary key and foreign key?
  • What is the basic concepts of OOPS?
  • What are friend functions?
  • Questions related to internships.
HR Interview:
  • How do you handle conflicts in the workplace?
  • Would you be willing to work over 40 hours a week?
  • What is your biggest regret?
  • What do you know about our firm?
  • Describe your leadership skills.
6.(CGPA 8.6 in graduation, 75% in 12th and71.37% in 10th)
Technical Interview:
  • What are the most basics financial statements prepared by the companies?
  • What are the various systems of Accounting?
  • What are the different types of expenditures used in accounting?
  • Explain share capital and reserves and surpluses.
HR Interview:
  • Tell me about your education.
  • Tell me about a time when you disagreed with your boss.
  • Give me a specific example of a time when you were unable to complete a project on time.
  • Explain a situation when you set a goal and you failed to reach.

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