2020 Ernst & Young Job Application Guide


Ernst & Young (EY) is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.

Here is a quick guide for individuals preparing for Ernst and Young (EY) Job Test

The recruitment process is handled by Dragnet and last between 4 – 6 months. The recruitment stages include:
1. Application
2. Online Test
3. Physical Test
4. Interview
5. Offer

Taking cues from the 2019 Recruitment, the net pay for a Graduate trainee is about 173K.

questions and answersThe online assessment is a logical test that consists of 20 questions, the exam time is 20 minutes. Applicants are expected to answer as many questions as possible within the 20mins.

Successful applicants from the online test are invited for a Physical Test, the Test comprises of
-Numerical Questions (20 Questions, 20 Minutes). Use of Calculator not allowed
-Abstract Questions (20 Questions, 20 Minutes)
-Verbal Questions (16 Questions, 16 Minutes)

How to Prepare for EY recruitment with Q and A App materials
1. To improve your speed in solving numerical problems, watch the FREE maths trick videos from the Video section of Q and A App.
2. Also watch some of the FREE WAEC Mathematics tutorial videos, they will help refresh your knowledge of some mathematics concepts
3. Get the up-to-date Dragnet Question Bank Study Pack from the Job Test section of Q and A App, it includes Past, Practice Questions and Answers (over 1000 paged). Don’t wait until you get an invite for the test before you start your preparations.
Some of the regular interview questions are
-Tell us about yourself or comes in the form of “Can we meet you”
-Some of the questions will be drawn from your CV and your response to the Tell us about yourself question
-Other question can include, why you chose the unit you applied for, what is Tax, VAT etc
-Be prepared to answer behavioural questions e.g Tell us How you handled a difficult task you had no prior knowledge of, Tell us about a prior experience working in a team, the deliverables and the means used to achieve them, Tell us about a time you solved a complex problem etc

Watch FREE videos on how to answer the Tell us about yourself question and Behavioural Questions at the Video Section of Q and A App
-Also read about the ‘STAR Technique’ for responding to interview questions.

Abbreviations and their meaning

GT – Graduate Trainee, LoS – Line of Service

All of us at Q and A App wish you Success in your Job test and Interview Preparations. Remember that Proper Planning, Preparation and Practice, Prevents Poor Performance.

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