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Recruiting Process

Recruiting Process for Professionals in India, including information on the Employment Application Form (EAF)

Recruiting Process

Your first step is to review this website to get a feel for who we are, the type of work we do, our working environment, our people and who we employ.

If you decide Accenture is right for you, please search our jobs database for available positions that match your skills and interest, and follow the instructions to apply. You can also register on our careers website for job alerts.

Interview process
To ensure that we hire the most appropriate individual for a given opportunity, we conduct a rigorous interview process. A recruiter may contact you to discuss your resume or CV. This may result in a first interview with a recruiter, who will want to discuss your experiences and interests at a high level. You will also have the opportunity to get additional information about the position and what it is like to work at Accenture. If you are selected to participate in the next stage of the process, you may have interviews with Accenture executives and require a more in-depth discussion of your skills and experiences.

Your recruiter will contact you to let you know your status in the recruiting process.

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Please search our jobs database for available positions that match your skills and interest, and follow the instructions to apply.

Accenture's online application will take you approximately 15 to 20 minutes to complete. Please take the time to complete this application form as the questions we ask are vital to our screening process.

Keep in mind the following tips as you approach your application.

Know what we are looking for.

  • Review our website to learn about our business and type of candidates we seek.

  • Understand the position qualifications

  • Know how your skills and interests relate to the position you’re applying for.

Complete a thorough application.

  • Ensure that you read each question carefully and answer it in full.

  • Think carefully about how to demonstrate your strengths on the form.

  • Don't just describe your achievements—explain how you've used your skills and experiences.

  • Use current examples from a wide range of situations.

  • Ensure you complete a final check of your form before submitting.

  • Keep a copy of the application form to reread before your interview.

Employee Application Form

Why do you need to fill the Employee Application Form (EAF)?
The Employee Application Form (EAF) is the document that is submitted by every candidate before the offer is rolled out to him/her. This data will be maintained with Accenture for future reference and would also be used for background checks. It is important that you fill the form accurately.

How will you get notified about filling the EAF?
Accenture will send an email communication requesting you to fill the application form.

Can you download the EAF to fill it?
The EAF can only be filled online. You cannot download the form.

What will happen if you do not fill/submit the EAF?
Accenture will be unable to process an offer letter if the EAF is not submitted.

What is the difference between the “Save” and “Submit” buttons?
You can use the Save button to save a draft of your form. There will be no validation to check if you have filled all the mandatory fields when you save a draft version. This option is available only to the candidates. Clicking Submit button will trigger validations for missing values and will send the copy to the Accenture Personnel on successful submit. Note: You will not be able to edit the information in the form after you have submitted the form.

Do you need to fill up the form and submit it in one go or can it be saved partially?
The form can be saved as draft up to 99 times before it needs to be submitted. However, to send the data to Accenture personnel, you are required to submit the form.

Can you resubmit the EAF?
EAF is not editable once submitted. Request needs to be raised with Accenture personnel for any specific section updates.

How can you request for an update of information for a submitted form?
You are required to ensure that all information is accurate before submitting the form. Accenture Personnel will review the EAF, once the form has been submitted by you. If there is any update required then an email will be received by you to fill the necessary section. Only that section can be edited by you. Important: If Accenture Personnel need some correction in data, only then the section will be opened for editing and an email will be sent to you to modify the data.

Why is the EAF link not visible for you?
The EAF link will be enabled only when you are eligible to fill the EAF.

Can you access EAF from all browsers?
It is recommended that you access EAF with IE or Chrome. Is maiden name mandatory for all candidates? Maiden name is mandatory only for married female candidates.

If you only have a landline number, can you specify that as the permanent number?
Only mobile number can be given as the permanent number. You can provide your landline number in the Alternate phone number field.

Which formats are allowed for uploading the photograph?
Only .jpeg and .png formats are allowed to be uploaded. Formats such as .bmp are not supported.

What is the specified size of the photo that can be uploaded?
The size of the photograph should not exceed 600kb. The tool will not accept a file that exceeds this size.

What data should you enter in the Primary skill/Competency?
You can enter your primary skills, scripting languages, and tools that you know such as .Net, Java, and oracle etc.

What is PIO/OCI card?
The Person of Indian Origin (PIO) card covers self, parents, grandparents, great-grandparents, and spouse.
Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) only covers self, parents, and grandparents.
OCI has no set limit of days staying in the country while PIO requires contacting the officials with 180 days of residing in the country. PIO lasts for 15 years; OCI lasts a lifetime.

What is NASSCOM –National Skills Registry (NSR)?
Our premier industry association, NASSCOM has established a database called “National Skills Registry that includes pre-verified resumes of employees. The registry aims to register all industry employees on a web-enabled employee owned and managed database, and uniquely identify each employee based on bio-metrics.

How many references do you need to give?
Two references are mandatory.

What should you do if you don’t have PAN number?
PAN number is mandatory, without that you cannot submit the EAF form.

Can you give the same number for both permanent and alternate phone number?
Alternate phone number is not mandatory  

Can you give the same mail id for both Email Id and Alternate Id?
Alternate Email ID is not mandatory

What will happen if you check “Same as current address” checkbox for permanent address?
If you select the “Same as current address” checkbox after filling the current address, the same address will be copied as the permanent address.

Can you give more than one preferred work location? You can give only one preferred work location.

If you have worked with Accenture as a contractor, should you select “Yes” for Ex Accenture?
No. Only permanent employees are required to select Yes.

You have attended an interview previously but have forgotten the Candidate ID, what should you do?
Providing the Candidate ID is not mandatory.

Should you type the full name of the company to get the name of company list in dropdown list?
If you type the first three letters, the company names starting with those three letters will be auto-populated. You can select the appropriate company from the options.

What should you do if your previous company is not listed in the dropdown list?
You can select Others from the dropdown list. A text box will appear where you can provide your company name.

What should you select if my specialization is not listed in the dropdown list?
You can select Others from the dropdown list.

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