Test Pattern & Selection Procedure of KPMG

About KPMG:
KPMG is a firm of professional company, headquartered in Amstelveen, Netherlands. Founded in 1987, the company mainly deals with tax, audit and advisory services. The company is included in Big Fours in management by Forbes.
The KPMG selection process and test pattern is as follows:
deloitte article
KPMG Selection Process:
In case of job recruitment, selection is the process to choose potential working persons for a company or organization. KPMG Recruitment process includes a selection stage when decisions are made as to the viability of a particular candidate's job application. It directly affects the overall productivity of an organization. A right selection may increase the overall performance of a company & a wrong one may lead to material and financial loss. A perfect selection process can help to pick the most eligible candidates amongst all applicants. The Process of selecting candidates focuses on abilities, knowledge, skills, experience and various other related factors.
Stages of selection process to get recruited in KPMG:
  • Written Exam
  • Group Discussion
  • KPMG Interview Process
    • Technical Interview
    • HR Interview
Written Exam
Academic Criteria
  • First Class (60% or above) in class X, XII and Graduation.
  • No drop in any year/semester throughout course.
Test Pattern
Section No. of questions Time Allotted (in minutes)
Numerical Ability 24 20
Verbal Ability 40 20
Total 64 40
Test Description
  • Numerical Ability section checks the mathematical as well as analytical skills. This section covers the topics on DI, Graphs, Algebra, Geometry, Percentage, and Probability.
  • Verbal Ability checks comprehension and grammar skills. This section covers the topics like spotting errors; fill in the blanks, reading comprehension, idioms, synonyms& antonyms.
  • Time Management is the key to crack KPMG recruitment process.
Group Discussion
GD sessions include simple questions and industry related topics. You need to think for 5 minutes about the topic and then discuss it. The topics are general and don’t need specific preparation. Nearly 50% of the candidates will be shortlisted here so you have to take chances to express your opinion.
KPMG Interview Process
KPMG Interview process consists of Technical Interview and HR Interview. Following are the details of each phase:
  • Technical interview
    Questions related to specific technical fields are asked in this round. Questions may be based on specific knowledge about the company's technical activities; understanding of the technical work required to be completed as part of the job applied for or may enquire candidates to solve actual technical problems that they would be likely to face if employed.
  • HR Interview
    Final step to select a candidate as an employee is Interview as it helps to determine a candidate's personality. Questions can be of wide range starting from your introduction, Qualification, Experience, Industry specific experience, Courses done, your strengths and weaknesses, salary expectations, friends, family etc.
*The Company reserves the right to make changes in the written exam.
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