Latest Selection Procedure :: TCS
Placement Year: 2017 / 2018
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TCS is an Indian multinational information technology (IT) services, business solutions and
consulting company headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra. TCS operates in 44 countries
and has 199 branches across the world. It is a subsidiary of the Tata Group and is listed on
the Bombay Stock Exchange and the National Stock Exchange of India. Its main function is to
provide IT services.
TCS is the largest Indian company by market capitalization and is the largest India‐based IT
services company by 2015 revenues. TCS has been recognized by Forbes as one of the
World’s Most Innovative Companies.
This Year TCS has revised Exams pattern by introducing 2 more section in written exam i.e. Technical MCQ’s on C language and Coding, and updated the Quantitative Ability section where candidates need to answers 20 questions in 40 minutes. In MCQs candidates can get some 2 ** questions (carry more marks), each section will have negative marking, so candidates need to mark answers carefully.
Positions: Trainee Engineer
Qualification: BE/ B.Tech/ ME/ M.Tech/ MCA/ M.Sc
BE / B.Tech / ME / M.Tech in any of the following disciplines:
Electronics and Electrical Engineering
Electronics and Communication
Electronics and Telecommunication
Electronics/Electrical and Instrumentation Engineering
MCA with BSc / BCA / BCom / BA (with Math / Statistics Background)
M.Sc in Computer Science / Information Technology
Year of Passing: 2017‐2018 Batch
* Minimum aggregate marks of 60% and above in the first attempt in Class X , Class XII ,
* Graduation and/or Post Graduation
* All academic courses should be Full Time
* No extended education in any academic courses
* Maximum up to 2 pending backlogs/arrears in the highest qualification will be
permitted only at the time of appearing for the TCS Selection process. If selected,
no pending backlogs will be permitted at the time of joining TCS. All pending
backlogs should be completed within the normal course duration.
* Maximum up to 24 months break / gap in education is permissible for valid
For latest Eligibility Criteria & Qualification we request to check TCS online job portal.
Time Limit (90 Min.)
Total Questions (32)
Technical MCQ’s on C language
Multiple choice – Mix of Logic & Arithmetic type questions
Negative Marking is applicable to this section (factor of 0.33). Please avoid guessing.
As far as TCS is concerned, they have recently changed the pattern for 2018. There
will be 20 QA questions to be attempted in 40 minutes (2 minutes per question). So, do
expect the Questions to be slightly tricky not straight.
- Averages, Mixtures and Allegations
- Percentages, Profit and loss
- Algebra, Ratio and Proportions
- Permutation and Combinations, Probability
- Time, speed, Distance (include Races)
- Time and Work (including Pipes & Cisterns)
- Functions, Geometry
- Analytical Puzzles (Matrix Arrangements)
Technical MCQ’s on C language (Programming Language Concept MCQ): The second Section in TCS written exams will be Programming language efficiency, where 10 question will be answered in 20 min. This section will have (8 general + 2 star marked) questions.
- Basic Programming Concepts
- Dynamic Memory Allocation,
Coding Test: This new section added in TCS new pattern 2018 Exam, where candidates have to solve 1 programming question in 20 minutes, in C Programming using an inbuilt online compiler. Mostly question will be some Basics/standard C programming using COMMAND LINE ARGUMENTS. To crack this round candidates need to practice all the basics program using command line like GCD/HCF, LCM, factorial, Fibonacci series, string, sum of number, even/odd etc. Refer Programs asked in “TCS Coding Test” of Q4I
programming section. Email Writing:
Email writing on the given topic and using the given outline. – The sender and receiver in the
email should be as given. – Email must contain a minimum of 50 words or it will not be
evaluated at all. – If the outline is not strictly followed or correct English (including spelling
and grammar) is not used, the score in this section will be poor.
Negative Marking is not applicable to this section Analytical Ability
Recommended Strategy for Quantitative Ability:
It will be highly difficult to attempt all the 20 Questions. The questions are repeating every
year. So, if you are prepared for the previous sample papers of TCS available in the online
forum your rate of conversion will be higher. Strategy wise, first concentrate on solving the
easy questions. It’s all about selecting the right questions. So, don’t hesitate to skip the
question if you don’t get any idea after taking 10‐15 seconds on reading the questions.
Because reading the questions, repeatedly will not get you the answer.
Recommended Strategy for Technical MCQ’s on C language (Programming Language Concept MCQ): Practice the C programming MCQ questions along with concept, and evaluate your preparation by taking C Programming test at various online Portal. Q4Interview have prepared C programming Online MCQ Test, which will help candidates to judge their preparation. As this round have Negative marking so candidates need to put extra attention before marking the final answers for each questions.
Recommended Strategy for Coding Test: Practice all the basic programs questions and Try to practice all such question using COMMAND LINE ARGUMENT. Go through the concept of COMMAND LINE ARGUMENT.
Recommended Strategy‐ for Email Writing:
This is one of the easiest parts. First quickly try to understand the given scenario then start
writing. Be simple and crisp. Don’t move away from the topic. Grammar is one of the
important things that they evaluate. So some silly grammatical mistakes can hinder your
chances. You need not use complex vocabulary. It should be simple such that everyone
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