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Important Tips for Interview for SAP SD
Let me share some important tips for interview for SAP SD:

1. Please be through with the projects you have mentioned in your resume.
2. Remember all the versions you have worked upon.
3. If your projects are in Indian scenario be thorough with CIN/Excise VAT and pricing
procedure.
4 For offshore client specially in Europe and NASA prepare yourself for Warehouse/Lean
warehouse
5. Third party billing / Intercompany / Make to order are important topics.
6. Cost booking that is accounting enteries after PGI and Billing should be known to you.
7. Mug up all the determinations.
8. Remember your last ticket.
9. Have general awareness about ALE/EDI/IDOC, as this provides added advantage. (not
very tough)
10. Please be through with your basics, the process, the pricing and the master data.
11. People who are thorough with route, transportation, shipping always have an added
advantage.

The MOST IMPORTANT THING:

Do not try to fool your interviewer, say exactly and only what is asked do not show your
excitement and do not speak too much if you know the topic too well, and say a straight NO
if you have not worked on something, or don't know about something, pls pls pls don't not go
for flukes otherwise you will end up in soup.

What I understand is most of the companies especially in the US are looking for a
candidates with
1) good communication skills (SAP is all about interacting with the client, users and
team)
2) good business knowledge
3) are you able to convince the client

That comes in next round when you are interviewed to be deputed for any US/Europe project,
in this round take care of the
following:
1. Speak slow, I mean normal, because usually Indians speak english too fast.
2. Listen to them carefully, if you are not able to understand their question request them to
repeat it, rather than assuming it to be something else and giving a wrong reply.
3. Again I should repeat prepare yourself for warehouse, I mean even general knowledge will
help.
4. Say a straight no when you don't know or have not worked on the topic.
5. Always be strong on SD MM FI integrations

What is the team size? Duration of the project. as there is always somebody there to help you". How the business interaction would be there between the Consultant and Customer? How the Customer Queries were handled successfully sitting from his location. Hardly the team of the sd will be 4 to 5 and entire team of the project will be around 20-24 (all modules like fi/co. therefore a change request). Tickets are normally raised by end user and carry a priority. the consultant tracks the project by logging in to development server and search out for causes. it will be around 40. if you regularly read the mails in the group you will soon start recognizing tickets. 2. normally a support consultant can only advice a change but can't do it . Business intercation between users and customer can be through mail box utilities. After that supporting it depends as project time line for every company is different. even telecons and some companies also allow chat. outlook. What is the purpose of • Text determination In a business process it is essential that business partners exchange the information throughout the logistics chain. qm. the solution is then sent to user. For the project completion it will take around 8-10 months to get into golive. After that. In Sales and Distribution the exchange of information is supported by Text . sd. pm). which can be incident (routine problems). If its big project. And the most important thing "Believe in yourself and God.Suresh Kumar SAP SD Interview Questions Following are some SD Interview questions that might be asked. Job responsibility of a Support consultants is to handle routine tickets. post implementation for 3 months. maybe with snapshot if required. tickets are nothing but the routine incidents the SAP consultants get. pls note that most of the problems except for the basic questions discussed in this group are the tickets themselves. Usually the customer provides with the number of the document and client/company code and other necessary info. For those people who asks for tickets: 1. about the process which is facing problem. Team size means the employees who you are working on sap r/3 implementation. mm. hr. because there is always a change advisory board on client end to evaluate and implement the adviced change. 1. change tickets (need configuration change. *-. Those who are asking SAP gurus to tell them about tickets.What the job responsibilites would be for the Support Consultant? If the Consultant is working in Offshore Support. pp.

whereas a financial/leasing company gets the invoice. Account Determination:is integration between Finance and SD. "Give Top Priority" message mentioned in Order is meant for Production Dept. sending Bill in case of Bill to Party and payment follow up/Dunning in case of Payer. e. who the goods are going to and whatever else you waana drive through this functionality.g. • partner determination Partner determination: For determing who is is legally resposible for Account Recievable. For example A partner might get an EDI notification for a sales order just confirmed. What are the five imp fields to be maintained in account determination Five fields for Account Determination are: 1. • account determination Account determination: For transferring financial and costing information to proper financial docs. Chart of Accounts. Shipping Point and Storage Conditions 2. What type of Output (Fax/Mail. • output determination : Output determination: What kind of output does a sales/delivery/billing document create and who gets it. • storage location determination Storage Location Determination: depends on Plant. etc is meant to convey messages to the subsequent documents for compliance. Accordingly different Masters will have to be created. etc) is required. 4. Distribution Chanel. . 3. 2. where and in what Format (ABAP Customisation may be required in some cases especially Invoices). It is to identify which type of Partner it is so that if required for same Customer different Partner Functions may be required e. Sales Organisation. Account Keys. Account assignment group for Customer & material 5. Useful for despatch of Material in case of Ship to Party. More than One Ship to Party/ Bill to Party/ Payer possible. where?.g Only One Sold To Party per Customer. The A/P along with Account Keys need to be allocated accordingly with combination of Account Determination Group for Customer and Material if required. Any Texts in Masterial Master/Material Determination/Order/Delivery .

1. 6. 4. most noticeably MDMs. Before installation of SAP.g. Type of copy controls: Copy control is maintained to execute the subsequent document when created with reference to the source document. Sales Organisation. Sales area=1+2+3 2. 9. In general case of Standard Order.e . It can be done in various ways like BDC. What and where types of copy controls we change Copy Control: is basically meant so that Data is copied from preceding Document to subsequent one. 3. What is the purpose of shipping point determination not menu path So that Shipping Point is determined automatically once the settings for the same are done. Distribution Channel. 4.it has 1 sub type i. Customer Pricing Procedure and 5. What subsequent Document is required is to some extent determined by Customer Requirements as well as Document Types. What do you do really in pricing determination. it will be Copy Control (Order to Delivery) from OR to LF . There are 3 type of copy control and they have some sub types. Copy control for Sales document. Pricing is determined by combination of 1. 8. and what are the main differences between one pricing procedure determination to the others. etc. You can do it using many tools. it is required to transfer Data from Legacy to SAP like Masters (Material/Customer. At the time of installation. which data control these differences. Division. What type of reports generally a support consultant maintain and report Depends on Customer requirements. Document Pricing Procedure. Data maintained by Company is called Legacy Data. etc). What is meant by transfer of data from legacy code to sap What it means is you want to transfer the entire customer and materials and all other information from Older (legacy system) to new SAP system. LSMW. e.

it has types- Sales doc. 2. Cate BN > CP Types of Copy control: 1. the data gets copied from the reference document to the subsequent document (Or from source document to target document) and to enable this we must maintain copy control between these documents. Billing document to billing document. Sales document to sales document Eg: In to QT. Copy control for Delivery document – it has 1 types – sales docu to dely document 3. To sales doc. or QT to OR b. Copying control for sales document a. Copy control for Billing document. Sales Document Delivery document Or LF Ro Lf . 10. Copying control for delivery document Here we maintain copy control for header and item levels only as the delivery document do not have schedule lines. To billing docu. The copy control is maintained between (>) Sales document QT > OR Item category AGN > TAN Sch. sales docu. How to and where to maintain copy controls Copy control: When we create document with reference. Dely document to billing document. Billing document to sales document Eg:Returns or Invoice correction request 2.

e sales docu. To sales doc. Copy control for delivery document – it has 1 types – sales docu to dely document . Copying control for Billing document a. Billing document to billing document Billing Document Billing document F2 S1 L2 S1 G2 S2 RE S2 F2 G2 F2 L2 In short: copy control is maintained to execute the subsequent document when created with reference to the source document. CS DV Re Lr 3. Sales document to billing document Sales Document Billing document CS (cash sales) BV Cr (credit memo reqst) G2 Dr (Debit memo reqst) L2 b. 4. Copy control for sales document. 5. Delivery document to Billing Document Delvy Document Billing document LF F2 LO F2 LR RE c. There are 3 type of copy control and they have some sub types.it has 1 sub type i.

dely document to billing document. 631 Can team size be 40 in a project? Is there any generalized team size no. 11. System stores all requirements and passes on to the MRP in MRP run. we can say sd people are? ## Team size cant be forty.So that MM can either produce or procure. To billing docu.it has types.. What is ALE? ## Application Linking and Enabling . Some SAP SD Interview Questions 2 Some of the interviewed questions and answers are as follows: What is the movement type you used in consignment process? ### 632. What is purpose of maintaining common distribution channels and common divisions Common Distribution Channel and Common Divison are maintained so that if any master data like customer or material maintained with respect to one distribution channel can be used in other DCh.Collective requirement. Theres no genralized size of team. for any project? If we tell my team size is 40 in that what no. It prevents the multiplication of master records. 6. Availability check is carried out with the help of these checking group and checking rule.the same for materials also. 633. Checking group 01 and 02 are maintained on the material master.In this system performance is high however you can not do the backorder processing whereas in other you can do. 01 .Generally ABAPers work on it. 02.Individual requirement -For this system generates transfers the requirement for each order to the MRP . 634. Copy control for billing document. Hence no need for extending the customers. . Never 40 sd consultants work together on same project. Eg: A customer is created for say sales area 1000/20/00 then the same customer can be used in sales area 1000/30/00 if we maintain 20 as common distribution channel. What is the difference between the Avaialbility check 01 (Daily requirement) and 02 (Individual Requirement) in material master? 01 and 02 are the checking group.sales doc.-In this all the requirements in a day or in a week are processed at a time.. billing document to billing document.

A huge no. What is the importance of customer account groups? ## We maintain the customer account to maintain payment terms and incoterms. But return order means its already transported reached customer during transit if materil is spoiled or broke or the goods r not delivered as per customer requested date. How do you control entry possibility of condition values at order through condition type settings? ## You can maintain the maximum and minimum value for all conditions. those are key fields.of creations are required. then go to SE11. what is its importance? ## Its better u read Group Conditions in PR00.then customer send the goods baack to company. What are the customizing settings in pricing procedure for tax condition type? ## Check out the standard pricing procedure RVAA01 . display VBAK. mwst. The key fields will extract data of non key fields . terms and u find in CMR (Customer Master Records) - Sales area Data . SD AND MM. What is the integrated areas in SD AND FI.billing Tab. if you see after description 2 tick marks. kp00. Gernerally. What is the standard group condition routine in condition type. What are incoterms? Where do we fix them? Where do you find in regular process? ## Incoterms or international comm. Lets say. BAPI. how it is possible in SAP? ## thru LSMW. How can you make some of the fields as key field in generic tables? ## Some fields in all tables have a indicator on it.To see. u will find MANDT on top. K004. these key fields are used in writing any Program or Interface. etc) v/08 Where do we assign calender in the master records? ## In IMG screen Global Settings.What is meant by condition technique: can we say it is the combination of condition types. A bunch of data need to be imported.MWST. SD AND PP in both implementation and support projects? . if SP is only booking order but the goods should deliver in foreign country and for which SP is not going to bare the excise and other taxes then the SH party or payer will take the responsibity then the tax is calculated based on account groups. access sequence and condition tables? ## yes Where do we can find pricing procedure indicator in sd ? ## Pricing procedure is where we maintain all Conditions (like PR00. What is the difference between PGI cancellation and returns order? ## PGI cancellation is done before the transportation of goods.

Material Requirement Planning. for posting the conditions to revelant G/l account like all prices goes to one particular g/l account. . For example. An IDoc can be generated at any point in a transaction process. which increases efficiency and decreases resource demands. or some external system. An IDoc encapsulates data so that it can be exchanged between different systems without conversion from one format to another. Link Between SAP SD. an IDoc may be generated that includes the data fields required to print a shipping manifest. R/2. After a user performs an SAP transaction. IDoc types define different categories of data. Taxes.Possible in Account Determination. Greater specificity means that an IDoc type is capable of storing only the data required for a particular transaction. IDocs are used for asynchronous transactions: Each IDoc generated exists as a self- contained text file that can then be transmitted to the requesting workstation without connecting to the central database. which may be an R/3. The communication layer performs a Remote Function Call (RFC). which may then be broken down into more specific categories called message types. SD & PP .Possible in Material Requirement planning. Another SAP mechanism. SD & MM . ## SD & FI . using the port definition and RFC destination specified by the customer model. Also in Credit Management.Possible in Batches. These computers are likely to use different hardware and/or operating system platforms. during a shipping transaction process. the Business Application Programming Interface (BAPI) is used for synchronous transactions. The IDoc is transmitted to the receiver. IDocs serve as the vehicle for data transfer in SAP's Application Link Enabling (ALE) system. such as purchase orders or invoices. A large enterprise's networked computing environment is likely to connect many geographically distributed computers to the main database. MM & FI Explain What Is IDOC Explain to me about Idoc? IDoc (for intermediate document) is a standard data structure for electronic data interchange (EDI) between application programs written for the popular SAP business system or between an SAP application and an external program. one or more IDocs are generated in the sending database and passed to the ALE communication layer.

as this provides added advantage. Now its possible with PSA but still that method is available to load the hierarchies. 4 For offshore client specially in Europe and NASA prepare yourself for Warehouse/Lean warehouse 5. Cost booking that is accounting enteries after PGI and Billing should be known to you. You will get to see many fields. when you create a Infosource you can select the transfer mode as PSA or IDOC.here you have to enter the datas that you enter in the VA01 screen in order to create sales order. Remember your last ticket. After entering all the datas. you click standard inbound the IDOC would be created by the system. (not very tough) . that is internal and the external point for you. in same tcode WE19 screen. If your projects are in Indian scenario be thorough with CIN/Excise VAT and pricing procedure. In that click basic type and enter order05(IDOC type) and select via message type T code WE19 then enter ORDERS(message type). Please be through with the projects you have mentioned in your resume. In older version the hirerchies where loaded using IDOC transfer method. click existing IDOC and enter the IDOC which you created in the above step and just change the P. In BW.What are the main advantages if IDOC? IDoc is the data Format used by the SAP in data transfer using ALE /EDI methods. They provide more data security. An example in SD: For creating sales documents (sales order) through IDOCS you will have to use the. Its the method provided for backward compatibility. Important Tips for Interview for SAP SD Let me share some important tips for interview for SAP SD: 1. An IDoc is an intermediate document used to send data in two ways. For this Discuss with EDI consultant.You can see the created order by going in to VA03 screen. 9. 6. 3. click execute. Mug up all the determinations. date. 7. qty. 8. 2. P.Sytem will create new sales order through new IDOC Before doing all you need to maintain the partner profile in T code WE20. Remember all the versions you have worked upon. The datas such as material name. Third party billing / Intercompany / Make to order are important topics. Have general awareness about ALE/EDI/IDOC.O no etc. Next time when you create the IDOC. IDoc is a transfer mode.O no.

3. 5. 4. Speak slow.10. Please be through with your basics. outlook. which can be incident (routine problems). the solution is then sent to user. shipping always have an added advantage. users and team) 2) good business knowledge 3) are you able to convince the client That comes in next round when you are interviewed to be deputed for any US/Europe project. 2. even telecons and some companies also allow chat. Usually the customer provides with the number of the document and client/company code and other necessary info. the process. Again I should repeat prepare yourself for warehouse. maybe with snapshot if required. People who are thorough with route. pls pls pls don't not go for flukes otherwise you will end up in soup. 11. about the process which is facing problem. Business intercation between users and customer can be through mail box utilities. or don't know about something. if you are not able to understand their question request them to repeat it. Say a straight no when you don't know or have not worked on the topic. the consultant tracks the project by logging in to development server and search out for causes. pls note that most of the . Always be strong on SD MM FI integrations What the job responsibilites would be for the Support Consultant? If the Consultant is working in Offshore Support. the pricing and the master data. say exactly and only what is asked do not show your excitement and do not speak too much if you know the topic too well. normally a support consultant can only advice a change but can't do it . For those people who asks for for tickets: 1. I mean normal. and say a straight NO if you have not worked on something. in this round take care of the following: 1. change tickets (need configuration change. Those who are asking SAP gurus to tell them about tickets. How the business interaction would be there between the Consultant and Customer? How the Customer Queries were handled successfully sitting from his location. because usually Indians speak english too fast. Job responsibility of a Support consultants is to handle routine tickets. rather than assuming it to be something else and giving a wrong reply. because there is always a change advisory board on client end to evaluate and implement the adviced change. therefore a change request). I mean even general knowledge will help. What I understand is most of the companies especially in the US are looking for a candidates with 1) good communication skills (SAP is all about interacting with the client. 2. Tickets are normally raised by end user and carry a priority. The MOST IMPORTANT THING: Do not try to fool your interviewer. Listen to them carefully. transportation.

What is the team size? Duration of the project. if you regularly read the mails in the group you will soon start recognizing tickets. After that.magnatraining. post implementation for 3 months. pp. After that supporting it depends as project time line for every company is different.com/sap/sap-tutorials/sap-sd/sap-credit-management . pm).problems except for the basic questions discussed in this group are the tickets themselves. it will be around 40. For the project completion it will take around 8-10 months to get into golive. For free online training follow the link: http://www. as there is always somebody there to help you". tickets are nothing but the routine incidents the SAP consultants get. And the most important thing "Believe in yourself and God. Hardly the team of the sd will be 4 to 5 and entire team of the project will be around 20-24 (all modules like fi/co. hr. mm. sd. qm. If its big project. Team size means the employees who you are working on sap r/3 implementation.