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TCS N/A interview

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AnonymousFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus at PVP Siddhartha Institute of Technology (PVPSIT) Vijayawada for N/A role at TCS
Interview Process
Test Other Interview
Round 1

Test

Test Sections
    Interview Experience
    We had our written test on the 18th of November and I was exempted from the Analytical Ability round as I was one of the academic toppers. I had only VA round where I was asked to write and email about grandfather’s illness. It was very easy and the constraint was, to write a minimum of 50 words. I ended it up with 77 words. We got our results after a week(25th Nov) and around 500+ students attempted the exam out of which 178 cleared the written.
    Round 2

    Other Interview

    Interview Questions
    • Question 1: Tell me about yourself.
    • Question 2: What is your mother?
    • Question 3: What is your father?
    • Question 4: Any plans for higher studies?
    Interview Experience
    We had our PIs on 27th and 28th of November and I had my PI on 28th. Some panels had both TR and HR simultaneously and some had two different rounds. I was in Panel 5 where I had to face two rounds. First was the TR, where there were 3 members and then HR with just one member.

    I was called in the evening around 4:00pm and I entered and wished them and I gave my résumé and I was offered to sit. They asked my name. Then I told about my academic details and the reason for me to choose IT as my stream (again they got impressed by my reason). Then I started to say about my projects , then I was stopped and I was asked about the idea of the project and everything. I started explaining about my project (cause I was waiting for that moment), my team and the reason to do the project, who gave the requirements and how we started and all. I took some screen shots of my project (thanks to Ritwick for the suggestion) and I asked whether I could show them for which they accepted. Then I started to explain my project with my screen shots and they really got impressed. They asked whether my 2 projects are being implemented or not, for which I answered “one of that is being implemented”. They wanted to see it, but the unfortunate thing was, our college’s CSE department’s server was put down due to which I was unable to show(cause the project is an Intranet portal). Then at last I was asked a few questions about my project’s team, how did we share our work etcetera.

    After 5 minutes I was called for HR and the funniest part is, I was asked a couple of Technical questions in the HR
    I was called and she offered me to take a seat. She asked my name and asked, what is a NULL pointer and what is hashing. I answered them and then again regular questions . What is your mother? What is your father? Any siblings? I told about my sister who woks with the TCSL. She asked a couple of questions about her by opening her profile (Is she in her project or not? when did she join? which college?etcetera )
    Then she saw my résumé and asked me about my passion and about my percentage in 10th (I got 69.2 in 10th and 81 in BTECH). I explained the reason then I was asked, Any plans for higher studies? Relocatable? and then If you are into the TCSL Hyderabad, then where would your mother stay? Then, what did your sister suggest for this Interview? about my CET rank and that’s it. I was asked to leave!!
    General Tips
    If you have project and you are pretty confident about it, then try to pull your discussion towards it. Then you can handle your PI.
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    32

    TCS Trainee software engineer interview

    9.2k views
    ZeelFresherNot Selected
    Application
    I was interviewed on-campus at DJ Sanghvi College of Engineering (DJSCoE) for Trainee software engineer role at TCS
    Interview Process
    Test Technical Interview HR Interview
    Round 1

    Test

    Test Sections
    • Section 1: Aptitude Test
    Interview Experience
    The aptitude test was pretty easy. Basic logical reasoning, English proficiency and quantitative grasp were tested in the aptitude test.
    Interview Tips
    Check out some of the aptitude tests that other websites provide for very well known and highly recruiting companies like tcs, capgemini, igate, Infosys etc.
    Round 2

    Technical Interview

    Interview Questions
    • Question 1: What is a pointer?
    • Question 2: What are databases?
    • Question 3: Why do we need databases?
    • Question 4: What is inheritance and encapsulation?
    Interview Experience
    The overall experience of this interview was good. If you know your basic coding fundamentals you'll get through it. The main focus of these people in this round was to see how far your knowledge goes and how well you respond to uncomfortable situations.
    Interview Tips
    Be confident and straight forward about things you might not know about. Shooting in the dark will not here or anywhere else for that matter
    Round 3

    HR Interview

    Interview Questions
    • Question 1: Tell me about your family
    • Question 2: What are your strenghts and weaknesses
    Interview Experience
    Well HR rounds are supposed to make you swear through your clothes and mine surely did that. After having me wait for 12 hours I finally got my HR interview which is the final round finished. The technical interview was finished in the afternoon itself but the hr round took hours to complete my turn. It was depressing
    Interview Tips
    Be confident and radiant. They will check how much you've had to wait and how that has affected you. Don't lose hope. And don't give textbook answers to questions like strengths and weaknesses. Being frank really helps.
    Skills

    Skills Tested

    • Willingness to learn
    • Communication skills
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    33

    TCS Assistant systems engineer interview

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    Monish MFresherSelected
    Application
    I was interviewed on-campus at Vidyalankar Institute of Technology Mumbai for Assistant systems engineer role at TCS
    Interview Process
    Test HR Interview
    Round 1

    Test

    No. of Questions
    1 questions
    Test Sections
      Interview Experience
      TCS apti test is a challenging one. Not demoralizing, but yes to complete the questions in given time is a bit tough job. Don't worry, tips to crack this is quite interesting. TIP 2 is very very important.
      Interview Tips
      1. Before the actual test, just go through the mock test of tcs available on the website(I don't remember the actual one)
      2. Given a chance to select which batch you want to b in for the test, always get into last batch or atleast the penultimate one. The questions in each batch was repeating which gave advantage for last batch students. So , leave ur policy of giving honest exam n be wise to choose the decision.:P
      Round 2

      HR Interview

      Interview Questions
        Interview Experience
        It was good .
        Interview Tips
        1. Have a happy face. No tension. Even they are human beings.
        2. Keep your point of view verysimple n stick to it .
        3. Answers should almost be like, even if my parents are at emergency, I won't violate the traffic rules if given a chance.
        Skills

        Skills Tested

        • calmness
        • presence of mind
        • Learning skills
        General Tips
        Have an attitude of learning things . or atleast pretend to :p

        Motivation for applying
        If u clear apti test, u r almost in. So just make sure u r not doing anything wiered during interviews.

        The worst thing that could happen is ,U may not get selected. So Wat ? U r an engineer, u definitely get another one, may b a better cup of tea . all the best (y)
        Funny Moments
        If u play any instruments or write stories, etc. Carry the instruments to check how well have u prepared . I did the same. Took my violin for the interview, never thought they will ask me play that, so forgot to tune it. It sounded very very bad n they we're like pls stop or else they will leave the ca
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        TCS System engineer interview

        9.1k views
        Aakshi DharFresherSelected
        Application
        I was interviewed on-campus at Terna Engineering College for System engineer role at TCS
        Interview Process
        Test Technical Interview HR Interview
        Round 1

        Test

        No. of Questions
        80 questions
        Test Sections
        • Section 1: verbal
        • Section 2: quantatative
        Interview Experience
        i was really very nervous before appearing for the test but it went quite smooth for me.
        Interview Tips
        u should focus on r s aggrawal for developing ur basics .after that go for previous year tcs aptitude exams but before appearing for the test u must give a mock test which is available on nextstep.tcs.com so that u know the exact pattern of the examination.all the best to those appearing for tcs .
        Round 2

        Technical Interview

        Interview Questions
        • Question 1: explain your project ..both BE & TE?
        • Question 2: which is your favorite subject?
        • Question 3: write a program for division nd multiplication inn 8085 processor.
        • Question 4: programs on c++ and java.
        Interview Experience
        this was the most difficult part as i being an electronics and telecommunication student was very nervous abt the computer subject but i managed to do well.
        Interview Tips
        be confident nd have a fair knowledge about your project .
        Round 3

        HR Interview

        Interview Questions
        • Question 1: why engineering?
        • Question 2: something unique about you?
        • Question 3: family background
        • Question 4: are you willing to relocate?
        Interview Experience
        It was an amazing experience as i was pretty confident nd sir was very impressed by me because of my talents and achievements in the past.so it was very good.
        Interview Tips
        BE CONFIDENT AND POSITIVE.try to ans their questions to the point
        Skills

        Skills Tested

        • Basic Knowledge
        • Confidence
        • 1)communication
        Skill Tips
        think before speaking.
        Resources

        Preparation materials

        Books
        • Quantitative Aptitude By RS Agarwal,
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        TCS Assisstant software engineer trainee interview

        9.1k views
        Mrunmayi ShirkeFresherSelected
        Application
        I was interviewed on-campus at Vidyalankar Institute of Technology Mumbai for Assisstant software engineer trainee role at TCS
        Interview Process
        Resume Shortlist Test Technical Interview HR Interview
        Round 1

        Resume Shortlist

        Round 2

        Test

        No. of Questions
        1 hour questions
        Test Sections
        • Section 1: 30
        Interview Experience
        Question were tricky but easy too ....out of 30 questions 3 questions were for 3 marks each which were very tough ... There was email writting test too for. 1st 10 min but it was easy
        Interview Tips
        For Tcs apti there is site called "campus gate " which have previous apti questions .... Go through them once cause u might see similar questions
        Round 3

        Technical Interview

        Interview Questions
          Interview Experience
          As I m Extc student my technical interview was mainly on projects which I did and on technical subject
          Interview Tips
          If you are Extc student then prepare a nice answer for the question " being Extc student why u want to join IT company?"
          N the one who knows programming language be prepared to write programs or atleast explain logic
          Round 4

          HR Interview

          Interview Questions
          • Question 1: Introduce yourself
          • Question 2: Why tcs
          • Question 3: Are u ready for Relocation?
          • Question 4: Hobbies ?
          Interview Experience
          HR interview was good , give answers confidently
          Interview Tips
          Try to give different introduction and be confident while giving answers. Also be prepared for questions on hobbies you have written
          Skills

          Skills Tested

          • Communication skill
          • Technical knowledge
          • Confidence
          General Tips
          Resume is very important document as it creates impression on interviewer
          Funny Moments
          People who wrote singing as their hobby were made to sing in front of pannel and lot more
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          TCS Design engineer interview

          9.1k views
          SAGAR SHAHFresherSelected
          Application
          I was interviewed on-campus at NIT Surat for Design engineer role at TCS
          Interview Process
          Resume Shortlist Test HR Interview Technical Interview
          Round 1

          Resume Shortlist

          Interview Experience
          CRITERIA:6.5+ CGPANO BACKLOGS
          Interview Tips
          TRY TO WORK HARD IN THE EARLIER SEMESTERS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR MOST OF THE COMPANIES.
          Round 2

          Test

          Duration
          60 Minutes
          No. of Questions
          60 questions
          Test Sections
          • Section 1: TECHNICAL + APTITUDE
          Interview Experience
          30 TECHNICAL QUESTIONS, PURELY BRANCH SPECIFIC, EASY AND BASIC CONCEPTS WERE ASKED.30 APTITUDE AND ENGLISH QUESTIONS, VERY EASY
          Interview Tips
          PREPARE TECHNICAL PART WELLPRACTICE APTITUDE AND ENGLISH FROM www.indiabix.comVERY HELPFUL WEBSITE
          Round 3

          HR Interview

          Interview Questions
            Interview Experience
            GENERAL QUESTIONS WERE ASKED:ABOUT MYSELFFAMILY BACKGROUNDSCHOOLING AND ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTSABOUT JOINING TCE
            Interview Tips
            DON'T MANIPULATE THE TRUTH.ANSWER CLEARLY AND CONFIDENTLY.
            Round 4

            Technical Interview

            Interview Questions
              Interview Experience
              TECHNICAL QUESTIONS RELATED TO ELECTIVE SUBJECTS WERE ASKED.ALSO DESIGN STEPS OF VARIOUS STRUCTURAL ELEMENTS WERE ASKED.
              Interview Tips
              BE PREPARED. SAY "DON'T KNOW THE ANSWER" INSTEAD OF SPEAKING NONSENSE. ANSWER ONLY WHAT IS ASKED. EXTRA INFO GIVEN BY YOU CAN GET YOU IN UNWANTED TROUBLE!! :P
              Skills

              Skills Tested

              • COMMUNICATION SKILLS
              Skill Tips
              MAIN FOCUS ON THE WAY YOU COMMUNICATE WITH THE INTERVIEWERS IN ENGLISH!!
              Resources

              Preparation materials

              Books
              • HANDBOOK IN CIVIL ENGINEERING BY MADEEASY PUBLICATIONS,
              General Tips
              BEST OF LUCK.
              Motivation for applying
              GOOD REPUTATION. IT WAS EXACTLY MATCHING TO THE JOB PROFILE I ASPIRED FOR.TATA GROUP IS A BIG BRAND IN INDIA AND CAN LEAD TO MANY FUTURE BENEFITS IF YOU SERVE THEM FOR CONSIDERABLE AMOUNT OF TIME.
              Funny Moments
              THEY ASKED ME: "ANY SUGGESTION FOR IMPROVING OUR SELECTION PROCEDURE?"I ANSWERED: "YOU SHOULD CHANGE IT. TEST SHOULD BE ONLINE RATHER THAN BEING OFFLINE i.e. PEN AND PAPER."THEY WERE IMPRESSED AND APPRECIATED IT. :P
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              TCS Software engineer interview

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              Ganapathy SubramanianFresherSelected
              Application
              I was interviewed on-campus at Madras Institute of Technology, Chennai for Software engineer role at TCS
              Interview Process
              Test HR Interview
              Round 1

              Test

              Duration
              90 Minutes
              Test Sections
                Interview Experience
                In the first round, they wanted us to write a letter for about 10 minutes to test our communication skills.. Then there was 30 quantitative questions to solve in 80 minutes.. There was negative marking, so I left about 6 questions.. They even provided scientific calculator on screen.. Some questions are from indiabix.. Ans the questions only if you the know the answer for sure.. Else leave it.. About 469 got selected to the hr round..
                Round 2

                HR Interview

                Interview Questions
                • Question 1: Tell me about yourself
                • Question 2: Swapping of 2 numbers
                • Question 3: Bubble sort
                • Question 4: Give me a real life example for multiple inheritance
                Interview Experience
                It was kind of both technical and hr interview.. There were 2 HRs in the panel, one male and female.. The male hr asked tell me about yourself and I told and said that I'm interested in movies.. Asked me about the puli movie review.. I gave a brief explanation and the lady hr got irritated and asked me shall we move onto academics.. She asked few questions like bubble sort, inheritance kind of questions.. It was a smooth interview.. Verdict got selected..
                Skills

                Skills Tested

                • Quantitative Aptitude
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                38

                TCS Assistant application developer interview

                9.1k views
                Sana RaheemFresherSelected
                Application
                I was interviewed on-campus at JNEC for Assistant application developer role at TCS
                Interview Process
                Resume Shortlist HR Interview
                Round 1

                Resume Shortlist

                Interview Experience
                Write only projects n languages u know.. technicals are much asked on it
                Round 2

                HR Interview

                Interview Questions
                • Question 1: tell about TCS
                • Question 2: sell urself in a minute
                • Question 3: how will u stop technology made by u from misuse
                Interview Experience
                Be honest n humble
                Great patience checker n self checker round
                Person who is strict at looks only checks our patience level and expects us to b in relax mannered
                Interview Tips
                Be relax
                Alk though u get scolding answer in polite manner
                Answer in such way that u will create awarness among people of good through ur technology
                Skills

                Skills Tested

                • technically one subject
                • communication skill
                • patience level
                • positive attitude
                Skill Tips
                Answer in humble way n such that u can bring positive environment in world through ur services
                Resources

                Preparation materials

                Books
                • rs agaewal,
                • campus gates papers,
                Videos
                • of FACE borad for apti ,
                • gd,
                • PI,
                General Tips
                Be honest and hav attitude that u wil give dedication in
                Motivation for applying
                Well cultured environment

                Location available every corner of india

                Best for freshers as u get more exposure to project at early stage
                Funny Moments
                If ur interview is after HR meal.. then mostly interview goes smoothly
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                TCS Assistant systems engineer interview

                9.1k views
                Abhishek SanapExperiencedSelected
                Application
                I Applied for job through Walk-in for Assistant systems engineer role at TCS
                Interview Process
                Test Technical Interview HR Interview
                Round 1

                Test

                Test Sections
                • Section 1: Email Writing
                • Section 2: Quantitative section
                Interview Experience
                it was great..!! I solved the quantitative part. It had 30 questions. They were divided into 2 sections. The first section consisted of 28 questions and the 2nd questions consisted 2 questions but they had more weightage. In email writing I couldn't complete because of some technical defect.
                Interview Tips
                Always keep a note on TIMER. MANAGE time while giving Aptitude test.
                Round 2

                Technical Interview

                Interview Questions
                  Interview Experience
                  After getting short-listed from test, I was called for technical interview. It was pretty awesome. they first asked me about project of DEGREE final year. Then they asked me some question regarding programming.
                  Interview Tips
                  If you are going for an interview in any IT company, you should know a little knowledge about programming. A little bit. Be fresh and energetic in any interview.
                  Round 3

                  HR Interview

                  Interview Questions
                    Interview Experience
                    HR interview was just a normal conversation. She asked me questions about my interests and hobbies. She asked me my strengths and weaknesses. She asked about my family, friends, goal and future plans. Most importantly, she checked all my marksheets.
                    Interview Tips
                    Be honest and confident.
                    Skills

                    Skills Tested

                      Resources

                      Preparation materials

                      Books
                      • R.S Agarwal,
                      Courses
                      • Object Oriented Programming in C++,
                      General Tips
                      Manage time in Aptitude test. Keep your basics clear. Learn your project properly and knowledge about your streams.
                      Motivation for applying
                      It's one among the top companies in INDIA.
                      Funny Moments
                      They provided me cookies in technical round and i took it shamelessly..:P
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                      TCS Software engineer interview

                      9k views
                      Chaitra YangandulFresherNot Selected
                      Application
                      I was interviewed on-campus at Vidyalankar Institute of Technology Mumbai for Software engineer role at TCS
                      Interview Process
                      HR Interview Technical Interview
                      Round 1

                      HR Interview

                      Interview Questions
                      • Question 1: Describe yourself in one word
                      • Question 2: What skills do you have to work with us
                      • Question 3: Where do you see yourself in 5 years
                      • Question 4: How will you manage a team given to you (ie, not choosen by you)
                      • Question 5: What do you know about the company
                      Interview Experience
                      Interviewers were friendly but professional. They were picking up on the words which you speak during the interview and ask more questions depending on these words.
                      Interview Tips
                      Do cool and calm. Smile. Don't fake. If you don't know anything, tell them honestly that you don't know. Make sure you visit the company visit thoroughly before the interview.
                      Round 2

                      Technical Interview

                      Interview Questions
                      • Question 1: What projects have you worked on
                      Interview Experience
                      They wanted to know about your projects and the skills you put into it thoroughly.
                      Interview Tips
                      Make sure your answer is precise and technically correct. Explain them the value you added with the help of this project.
                      Skills

                      Skills Tested

                      • Coding Skills
                      Skill Tips
                      As one of the toppers of TCS Codevita 2015 round 1, I was exempted from all the tests and eligibility criteria. Unlike others, we only had to give a single interview which was both technical and HR. So, do participate in Codevita, give your best and get an easy way through the TCS interviews.
                      General Tips
                      Participate in Codevita, work on productive projects and demonstrate good inter personal skills.
                      Motivation for applying
                      As I was exempted from the aptitude test, I didn't have to waste much time over the other qualifying rounds for the final interviews. So I chose to appear for the final interview to respect the advantages given to us.
                      Funny Moments
                      Nah.
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