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BlackRock Tests

  • 18 tests
  • 211 questions
Blackrock Tests

BlackRock is one of the world’s preeminent asset management firms founded by eight entrepreneurs who wanted to combine the best of financial leadership and technology. Their mission is to create a better financial future for clients and they are looking for the future leaders to push them forward.

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BlackRock Group Exercise

All candidates participate in a group assessment. This assesses an individual’s ability to work successfully in a group and communicate effectively with others.

Candidates work in small groups to discuss a solution to a business-related problem. Individuals are given a pack of information. They must prepare individually before discussing their rationale and views in the group.

Ensure to find a balance between speaking up and making your point but without dominating the group. You must show the assessor that you can work well in any situation, especially within a team as that is something that will be expected of you at the company.

BlackRock Case study

This exercise evaluates candidates’ critical thinking, analytical reasoning, and communication skills. Candidates are given information on a business issue they are likely to face in the role. They must read, analyze and synthesize their rationale to approach the problem. Then, discuss this with the interviewer, clearly outlining the reasons for their approach.

BlackRock Presentation

You will be given information to analyse and present to the assessors, the length of which will be roughly 10 minutes. You will be given time to prepare and will be allowed to take prompts in with you. This will be assessing your public speaking and presenting skills. You will also be expected to answer questions following completion of your presentation. Ensure you read widely prior to the assessment centre about the organisation and industry.

First Interview

Those successful at the application and virtual cover letter stage are invited to attend BlackRock’s first interview(s) stage.

All BlackRock interviews are held virtually. The first interviews comprise up to two interviews, each lasting 30 minutes, held with a member of the business team that candidates have applied to.

Interviewers will ask questions based on BlackRock’s five core principles:

  • One BlackRock: working collaboratively, having a diverse and inclusive workforce drawing on expertise to bring out the best in each other.

  • Passionate about performance: finding better ways to work with clients, being innovative, and constantly learning about the financial markets, technology, and the business world.

  • Take emotional ownership: having a sense of responsibility, responsible for our client’s futures, the firm’s success, and those we work with. Constantly upholding standards of excellence.

  • Committed to a better future: think about the long term, running a sustainable business, using innovation to find additional ways to serve clients, and helping others achieve financial well-being.

  • Fiduciaries: avoiding conflict of interest by putting the interests of our clients first.

Candidates are also asked about their qualifications and what makes them suitable candidates for the role.

Those applying for technical roles such as software engineering will be asked technical questions relevant to the role they have applied for.

Final Interview

Successful candidates at the first interview stage are invited to attend a virtual round of final interviews. This stage comprises several 30-minute interactive interviews, again with members of the business teams.

Candidates are asked several behavioral questions to determine their suitability for the role, using their past experiences to inform their responses. All behavioral questions are linked to the skills and attributes required for success in the role.

Those applying for technical roles will also be asked additional questions to ascertain their level of technical expertise.

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BlackRock Tests FAQs

Do I need a relevant degree to apply?

BlackRock is an asset management firm focused on ensuring diversity and inclusion amongst its workforce. For its early career programs, BlackRock welcomes applicants from any degree discipline.

What happens if I don’t complete the virtual cover letter by the deadline?

All candidates must complete and submit their virtual cover letter within the 72-hour deadline. Candidates’ applications will not be considered if the deadline isn’t met.

How many applications can I submit?

Individuals can submit a maximum of two applications for different positions each year. Applications should be for one program: graduate/ placement and for up to two business areas within the selected program.

Do I need to complete a different virtual cover letter if I submit more than one application?

Candidates must complete a virtual cover letter for every application they submit. No more than two applications can be submitted in any year.

Can I reapply if I am unsuccessful in my application?

BlackRock welcomes applications from those who have previously been unsuccessful in their application. All candidates re-applying must ensure they do not exceed the two applications per year limit and meet the requirements of the program they are applying to.

How long does the recruitment process at BlackRock take?

The recruitment process at BlackRock varies according to the role. The firm recruits on a deadline drive basis, candidates must check the careers pages of the BlackRock website for details on open and close dates for positions. Applications are generally not reviewed until the close date has passed.

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What our customers say about our Blackrock tests

  • India

    June 28, 2022

    It was very different from any general aptitude test.

    It was very different from any general aptitude test. All the graphical representations, analyses and moreover different currency conversions need a lot of attention to solve with precision and accuracy.

  • India

    September 03, 2021


    I have never take a test like this before. While I cannot comment on the quality of questions with regard to what Blackrock normally asks, I can say that your test-taking interface was really good.

  • United States of America

    May 14, 2021

    normal difficulty level

    The questions were good, but they could be more tough.