TCS Placement Paper Candidate Experiences GL Bajaj Institute, Greater Noida-21 Aug 2010

Posted by FreshersWorld

7 Jan, 2012

Hi Everybody,

In all, there are 4 rounds and each round is an elimination round.

1) Written Test

2) Technical interview

3) Managerial Interview

4) HR

1) The Written test is an online test in which:

1) 35 questions.

2) 60 minutes.

3) +1 each correct answers.

4) -0.33 each wrong answers.

5) No verbal questions, no comprehensions.

6) Easy questions based on series, age, permutation & combinations, simple numerical solving ability question speed & distance, problems on trains, average, etc

I do not remember exact questions but Some of the questions i faced were.

1) Related to some bear problem, in which loads of diversion of mind is done but final ques is what is the colour of the bear.

Ans- is white

2) Related to age--sum/average of ages of 5 people is given & a 6th person joins in & then sum/average of 6 ppl are given, find the age of 6th new person.

3) Related to direction & distance : a person is travelling in so n so direction , eg - 5km north then 5km east then 10km north then so n so...find the distance between original & final positions...

4) Permutaion relational question : a case is given...choose which permutation formula satisfies it best..

5) Ratio of ages of 2 people are given, some year back or ago & their relation/sum etc is given...find their present ages' ratio

6) A jumbled word is given & u have to select the category it belongs to ARPAEETK

Ans: PARAKEET - its a bird

7) Related to A pony & some horse running away from stable...Horse cought the ref..after few hrs say 4hrs .speed of horse is 35kmph and he left stable 3 hrs after pony left stable then what is speed of pony?

Ans: pony ran for total 7 hrs...same dist covered by horse in 4 hrs with 35 kmph..thus dist of horse 35X4 & speed of pony--35X4/7

8) Mumbai building dept decide to give numbers to building..1-30 numbers were given to industrial buildings...1-100 were given to res.buildings ..Find how many number of 2's (or 6's or 3's) were used while numbering res.buildings..

9) Some expression can be given to be solved : use calci to solve it

10) A toy train can make 10 sounds sound changes aftr every 4 min train is defective and can make only 2 sounds. Find probability that same sound is repeated 3 (or 8 etc )times consecutively.

11) There are 3 grandsons age diff between 2 of grandsons is A (say 3 or 2 etc) yrs 1st grandson is twice elder than younger one &sum of ages of all the three is B (say 8 or 5 etc) yrs then what is age of eldest grandson..

12) A very long question...but in the end. If Mohan's Ferrari is 3 times faster than his old MERCEDES wich gave him 35 kmph if Mohan travelled 490 km in his ferrari the hw much time(hrs) he took?

13) Related to finding out the present day: say if A event is on Mon tues thurs B on sunday sat etc.

14) The cost 1 plum is 1 cent ,2 apples is 1 cent,3 banana is 1 cent, if A buys same amount of fruits for his 3 sons spending 7 cent den what amount of fruit each child will get? Ans: 1 Plum ,2 Apple,1 Banana

15) 2880 is divided by which smallest no. so we get no. which is perfect square? Ans: 5

16) Related to blocks an room to be filled by blocks the length , breadth & height of each block & the room is given. Find no. of blocks etc or related question.

17) Some probability ques on gloves, jackets, hats etc type of data given. Something like a girl has 3 gloves of same color , 3 hats of same color & 3 jackets of same color there s no light & she puts in her hand in her wardrobe to collect any 2 things. What is the probability of her getting the same color things (say gloves, or hats etc)?

Important points:

1) Calculator is allowed

2) Questions are lengthy unneccessarily, but are easy so do the short questions first & in lengthy questions, analyse a little bit, be smart. Generally the answers can be taken out from last part of the questions.

3) Although test is online, you can switch between the questions easily & change your answers as well, before you actually click on submit.

4)R.S. Aggarwal is enough for written test.

2) Technical Interview

Questions are based upon

1) project

2) Any strong language

3) Resume especially the technical skills written in your resume

4) Favourite subject

In my case , i was asked about

Tell about yourself. (simply introduce urself)

My project description.

Java, since my project was on java.

Diff between c++ & java.

Function overloading & over riding how done in java.

Then sql as it was written in my resume.

My previous projects.

Resume plays a big role here. So be sure about what you have written in your resume each & every word .

3) Managerial Interview

This can be simply HR + technical..

I was asked about

1st again introduction

Resume description

Technical skills written in resume were asked

Knowledge about latest technologies related to my skills(in resume).. eg plsql & tlsql..joomla..etc..

Why you want to join TCS?

What is the diff. between other companies & TCS which makes TCS your preference?

Resume plays a big role here as well. So be very sure about it.

4) HR

This is the easiest round but be careful about it, as this is also an elimination round. One small mistake & you can be rejected. Just be confident & honest thats all.

I was asked about

Again my introduction

Why i wish to join tcs? or why tcs is a preference?

Where do i stay?

My family background

Whether i m willing to relocate ( esp chennai) or not?

Any year gap? Reason for it?

Any questions?

At the end of this very round, i was told that i have been shortlisted & i may leave for the day. I got the mail confirmation after a week. After clearing this process, it really felt like the hard work was paid for & was worth it.

Loads of Thanks to god!!

My Comments:

It does not matter how many students are selected out of how many.

Just be confident about yourself and give your Bestest !!

Thats it.

Thanks &

ALL THE BEST TO ALL OF YOU !!

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Hi Everybody,

Ans: 1 Plum ,2 Apple,1 Banana

Ans: 5

Important points:2) Technical Interview.3) Managerial Interview4) HR