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Table of contents
1.
Introduction🥸
2.
About Accenture👨🏻‍💻
3.
Perks of Working at Accenture
4.
Roles Offered by Accenture🙌
4.1.
Quality Assurance Engineer
4.1.1.
Responsibilities
4.2.
Data Engineering Associate
4.2.1.
Responsibilities
4.3.
Data Scientist
4.3.1.
Responsibilities
4.4.
Analytic Associate
4.4.1.
Responsibilities
5.
Eligibility Criteria✅
6.
Recruitment Process👩‍🏫
6.1.
On-Campus
6.2.
Off-Campus
7.
Syllabus📖
7.1.
Test Based
7.1.1.
Quantitative Aptitude
7.1.2.
Reasoning
7.1.3.
Verbal Ability
7.2.
Role Based
7.2.1.
Analytic Associate
7.2.2.
Data Engineering Associate
7.2.3.
Quality Assurance Engineer
7.2.4.
Data Scientist
8.
Preparation Strategy
9.
Resources to Prepare📚
9.1.
Interview Resources🛒
9.2.
Technical Resources🛒
9.3.
Aptitude Resources🛒
9.4.
Other Resources🛒
10.
Interview Experiences📧
11.
How To Apply❓
12.
Frequently Asked Questions
12.1.
What is Accenture?
12.2.
Does Accenture hire On-Campus?
12.3.
What are the roles offered by Accenture?
12.4.
How many rounds are there in the recruitment process for technical roles for Accenture?
12.5.
What are the benefits of working at Accenture?
12.6.
Does a good resume play a vital role in selection?
12.7.
What is the most important skill one should have to crack any Interview? 
12.8.
What it's like to work at Accenture?
13.
Conclusion
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Accenture Preparation Guide

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Introduction🥸

Do you want to get a job at Accenture? Yay!! You are at the right place.

Accenture Preparation Guide

We will explain the Accenture preparation guide in this blog. We will cover everything about Accenture, the roles it offers, eligibility criteria, and much more. So, stay tuned!

Let's go! 🥷

About Accenture👨🏻‍💻

Accenture is an American- Iris service-based company based in Dublin. Accenture specializes in information technology services and consulting. The company's values shape the organization's culture and define the character of Accenture. They help their clients become the next and best versions of themselves.

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Perks of Working at Accenture

This section will go through the perks of working at Accenture. 

🧑‍⚕️Medical Coverage

♿Long-term disability coverage

🧬Dependent life insurance

🦷Dental coverage

💞Employee life insurance

👴Retirement Plans

💸Financial Rewards and Perks

👩‍👧‍👦Employee & Family Assistance Program

🏋️Gym and fitness discounts

💪Wellness Program

👨‍🦼Developmental Disabilities Caregiver Resource

🏖️Vacation Time

👨‍👩‍👧‍👦Family Leave

😷Sick Leave

✈️Holidays

Roles Offered by Accenture🙌

Roles Offered by Accenture🙌

There are many roles that Accenture offers. But here we will briefly discuss some of them, along with their responsibilities.

Quality Assurance Engineer

Quality assurance engineers work on the quality of the product. They look at the development and fix the bugs in the product before it is released to the users. They handle the issues and ensure that the quality standards of the product are not compromised. They interact and collaborate with the development team and fix the problems in production so that the quality standard is maintained.

Responsibilities

1️⃣Understanding the client's requirements, their feedback, and meeting their expectations.

2️⃣To collaborate with the stakeholders, discuss the product's risks, and identify the solution.

3️⃣Ensuring the proper delivery and assessing the employees about the issues, ensuring they are aware of the changes and policy updates, and providing quality assurance to the clients.

4️⃣Reviewing the code and performing manual and automated testing.

5️⃣Have a close connection with the clients and understand their needs.

Data Engineering Associate

Data engineering associate manages a team of developers and deliveries to clients. They perform activities like architecting, diagnosing, troubleshooting, gathering requirements, or mobile app development as a part of a team. They work in the payments, banking industry, and the corresponding banking system.

Responsibilities

1️⃣Managing a team of developers and managing deliveries to clients. 

2️⃣troubleshooting, diagnosing, prototyping, architecting, and gathering requirements.

3️⃣Work on core banking industry, lending, payments, digital banking operations expertise, or banking credit.

4️⃣To work on the Silverlake Banking Platform.

Data Scientist

The job of a data scientist is to extract valuable data from vast amounts of data by applying data science techniques; this process is also called data mining. Accenture needs a data scientist to process the company's data, which includes several users' data. Some of the skills required by the data scientist are R ProgrammingSQLPythonmathematics, probability, statistics, etc.

Responsibilities

1️⃣The candidate should know about machine learning, artificial intelligence, and its application.

2️⃣The candidate should be able to create and design high-accuracy recommendation and prediction systems.

3️⃣The candidate should know some tasks to examine, process, and do data mining.

4️⃣Convert business problems into precise specifications to create analytical solutions, then find the relevant data to back up the solution.

Analytic Associate

Associate analysts are junior employees who contribute to studying a department's business operations. They compile research reports and deliver them to management.

The lowest position at an investment bank is an analyst. Analysts are promoted to Associates once they have accumulated the necessary years of experience. 

Responsibilities

1️⃣The candidate is expected to interact with their team and direct supervisor.

2️⃣They will gain thorough to somewhat detailed guidance on daily work activities, new projects, and the choices that will impact their work.

3️⃣An individual contributor works as part of a team with a predetermined targeted scope of work.

4️⃣The candidate will be expected to contribute to the overall burden of the team by managing your deliverables.

 

We have come too far in this Accenture preparation guide. But this is not the end. Let’s look at the eligibility criteria now.

Eligibility Criteria✅

Eligibility Criteria✅

You should fulfill the following given criteria to be eligible for the recruitment process of Accenture-

✅You should have scored 60% and above in 10th and 12th, and you should have a 60% or above 6.5 CGPA in college graduation.

✅The qualification college requirements are B.E., B.Tech., MCA, and MSc (Computer Science).

✅Eligible branches are all engineering branches available. 

✅The candidate should not have any backlogs during the selection process.

✅the candidate must not have any pending attendance requirements with the college.

✅ Maximum of 1 year of education gap will be considered, which is also between 10th and graduation.

Recruitment Process👩‍🏫

Recruitment Process

In this section of our Accenture preparation guide, we will learn about the recruitment process of Accenture.

On-Campus

The following rounds are conducted for the recruitment at Accenture -

☑️Aptitute Test

Accenture representatives conducted an aptitude test for the candidates in the first round. The candidates must clear this round to be eligible for the next rounds. The questions are of the same pattern/type, but every candidate gets different questions. There are no sectional cutoffs or negative markings, but there is an overall cutoff.

Name of the section Number of questions Duration
Quantitative Aptitude 25 35
Logical Reasoning 25 35
Verbal Ability 25 25
Total 75 95

☑️Group Discussion

In this round, the candidates are given one topic and have to discuss it for 15-20 minutes with group members. Group discussions test your interacting, listening, speaking, and leadership skills apart from your knowledge.

☑️Technical Interview

The candidates who have cleared the group discussion round are eligible for his round and give technical interviews. The candidates will be judged on their area of interest, for example, computer networking, Java, programming, oracle apps, etc. The candidates can expect questions about the projects they have worked on.

☑️HR Interview

HR interview is the last round of the recruitment process. This round tests your behavior, personality, interpersonal skills, etc. The candidates will be given different situations based on their answers, reactions to the situation, and patience while solving the problem. The following questions can be asked in this round.

👉Tell me about Yourself

👉Questions from the resume

👉Why Accenture?

👉What are your strengths and weaknesses?

👉How do you see yourself after five years from now?

Off-Campus

Resume shortlisting is the first step of the off-campus recruitment process. Then the shortlisted candidates give the cognitive and technical assessments. And for specific profiles like content writing, web development, and business development. They may also ask you to submit an assignmenttake an online coding test, or participate in a group discussion. At last, to test communication skills, they take interviews.

Note- You can also get referrals from the employees of Accenture through LinkedIn by sharing your resume.

Syllabus📖

Syllabus📖

Here in this section, we will see the syllabus for some of the famous roles of Accenture.

Test Based

Quantitative Aptitude

This section tests your math, and the level of questions asked will be easy to moderate.

Important topics: Algebra, Time & Work, Time, Speed and Distance, Arithmetic, Percentages, Profit and Loss, Geometry, etc. 

Reasoning

This section tests your mental ability, analytical thinking, decision-making, and problem-solving skills.  The questions will be of moderate to difficult level.

Important topics: Logical reasoning, Puzzles, Data Interpretation, Direction, and Venn diagrams. 

Verbal Ability

Verbal ability tests your English comprehension and basic grammar. You can expect short Reading Comprehension passages. The level of this section is moderate to difficult.

Important topics: Reading Comprehension, Fill in the Blanks, Synonyms, Antonyms, Paragraph completion, Sentence completion, Vocabulary, etc.

Role Based

Analytic Associate

✅Introduction to analytics

✅Data mining using a decision tree

✅Descriptive statistics

✅Inferential statistics

✅Classification algorithm- discriminant Analysis

✅Neural networks

Data Engineering Associate

✅Linux, Containers, Windows

✅GCS + Storage + File System +GCE

✅SQL and Big Data Impact

✅SQL VIA bigQuery

✅Redshift With Galit Elad

✅Athena & Glue

✅Hadoop overview

✅Python Basics

Quality Assurance Engineer

✅Test Scripts

✅Python

✅Java

✅Software development life cycle

✅Software testing life cycle

Data Scientist

There are three main components of the data science syllabus: Machine learning. Big data and modeling in data science.

Preparation Strategy

🔖The first step is to discover the role for which you want to apply for a job at Accenture.

🔖Create your resume with the proper project of your domain (it should be self-made) and relevant experience.

🔖Connect with employees of Accenture, send your resume, and get referrals.

Following are some important things you need to keep in mind during the preparation of the interview-

🎯Aptitude: This is the common topic from which the interviewer asks questions.

🎯 Basics and core concepts: You should know the essential concepts of the subjects you have studied or are studying in your college. These concepts should match the skills mentioned in your resume.

🎯 Communication skills are the crucial factor that will help your can any interview. It would help if you had a good way of expressing your thinking process, knowledge about your domain, etc. It is suggested to attend mock interviews before you go for the final interview.

Resources to Prepare📚

This Accenture preparation guide provides some resources to help you get a job at Accenture.

Interview Resources🛒

Technical Resources🛒

Aptitude Resources🛒

Other Resources🛒

 

Check the video given below.

Interview Experiences📧

Check out Accenture Interview Experience to learn about their hiring process.

1️⃣Accenture Interview Experience by Ritwik Kumar | On Campus

2️⃣ Accenture Interview Experience by Swaraj Shingote | Off Campus

3️⃣ Accenture Interview Experience by Manan Malhotra | On Campus

4️⃣ Accenture Interview Experience by | On Campus

How To Apply❓

The last section of our Accenture preparation guide will show you how we can apply for jobs at Accenture.

Here is the link to the career page of Accenture.

career page

Here you can type the skill keyword, job title, or location to find the jobs or directly check all jobs available by clicking on the view all jobs button. We will be searching for the "Machine Learning Role".

job search

Now click the search jobs button and see the following page.

job list

You can use the filter results option to get the specific job you are looking for. Or select the job from the list as shown above and apply for the job.

job

Hurray! Now, you got know everything about the Accenture preparation guide. 🙌

All the best for your future!👍😉

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Accenture?

Accenture is an American- Iris service-based company based in Dublin. Accenture specializes in information technology services and consulting.

Does Accenture hire On-Campus?

YES!! Accenture hires on-campus.

What are the roles offered by Accenture?

There are many roles that Accenture offers. Some are associate software engineers, quality assurance engineers, analytics associates, data scientists, etc.

How many rounds are there in the recruitment process for technical roles for Accenture?

There are three rounds of the selection process: the technical Interview, the HR interview, and the final round.

What are the benefits of working at Accenture?

Employees' benefits include Medical Coverage, long-term disability coverage, dependent life insurance, dental coverage, employee life insurance, retirement plans, Financial rewards and perks, and employee & family assistance programs.

Does a good resume play a vital role in selection?

The most crucial factor that recruiters consider before interviewing is your resume. So, It is essential to have a good resume with self-made projects and experience.

What is the most important skill one should have to crack any Interview? 

The crucial skill one needs to have for an interview is communication skills along with your domain knowledge.

What it's like to work at Accenture?

Employees seem to enjoy working in an otherwise diverse workplace that members of the Democratic Party dominate. Accenture has excellent employee retention, with staff members usually staying with the company for about 4.7 years. The average salary of an employee at Accenture is ₹7079157.082 per year.

Conclusion

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