TCS  Placement Paper   Candidates Experiences   Mumbai Thakur College, Kandivali-10 Sep 2005

TCS  Placement Paper   Candidates Experiences   Mumbai Thakur College, Kandivali-10 Sep 2005

  • Posted by  FreshersWorld 
    7 Jan, 2012


    Hi friends,
    . I attended the TCS, Mumbai drive & sending u the full pattern of questions & the whole experience.



    There were 5 series of papers : v,w,x,y,z.  The paper had the usual 3 sections: 

    1. Verbal :  

    10 antonyms,10 synonyms, passage,fill in the blank with sentences. The synonyms were really tough (& were not a repeat of earlier ones except 1/2) & so was the fill in the sentences passage.The passage was on a vague topic. It took lots of my time but finally I solved it.

    2. Quanti & Logical :  

    This was easier. Around 50% questions were repeated. There were the problems of the latitude & longitude, temperature, probability, highest std deviation amongst the given, etc.  

    Some questions  

       1. If a student scores GPA in his semester & year as given below then calculate  his GPA for 3 year:

    Sem: 2.4,3.14?.

    Year: 1.3,1.9??

     (the figures .)


    2.Match the following:  Cow           1. a type of

                                   Mammal     2. a superset of

                                  2 more cases given 

    3. In a mixture, R is 2 parts and S is 1 part. In order to make S to 25% of the mixture, how much of R is to be added?

    Ans.One part of R 

     4. With a 4/5 full tank a vehicle can travel 12 miles, how far can it travel with a 1/3 full tank Ans. 5 miles 

    5. A moves 3 kms east from his starting point . He then travels 5 kms north. From that point he moves 8 kms to the east.How far is A from his starting point? Ans. 13 kms 

    6. 3 angles or 3 sides r given.Which will form a triangle?  

    7.  units of basic quantities :

       (energy * time * time )/(mass * dist) = distance  

    8.?$? is for doubling the value ?%? is for change of sign then what is  the value

    $%5-%%$3+$6??.A long expression similar to this one. 

    9. R-rounding off, M-modulus, T-truncate   M(893,10)+r( )+t( ) is asked  

    10.vertices edges and surfaces of a cube Ans-8,12,6

    11.Questions on General computer awareness

    Pick the odd one?..

    1.http 2.arp 3.snmp 4.baan Ans-baan

    1.linux NT 3.sql server 4.Unix Ans-Sql server 

    ( 2 more) many Y?s r followed by F and  not preceded by Z  

    13. largest prime no. in 8 bit computer. Ans: 251 

    14.e power x curves :  note that the values were changed. 

    15. Coding decoding of words like if something is coded as this then how will u code this(like that) 

    16. In the word organizational, if the first and second ,
    third and forth ,forth and fifth, fifth and sixth
    words are interchanged up to the last letter, what
    would be the tenth letter from right? 

    17. In a two-dimensional array, X(9,7), with each
    element occupying 4 bytes of memory, with the address
    of the first element X(1,1) is 3000, find the address
    of X(8,5).  

    18. A FILE IS TRANSFERRED FROM A PLACE TO ADESTINATION CAPABLE OF 10 KB.  THEY GIVEN SOME RATE OF TRANSFER. U HAVE FIND A EQUATION THAT BEST SUIT THIS- there were a lotsa twists given in this question unlike in the previous question papers.

    19. G (0) =1 G (1)= -1 IF G (N)=G (N-1) + G(N-2) THEN WHAT IS THE VALUE  OF G (6)? 


    21 .A power unit is there by the bank of the river 750 mts. A cable is made from power unit to power a plant opposite to that of the river at 1500mts. The cost of the cable below water is Rs. 15/- per meter ansd cost of cable on the bank is Rs. 12/- per meter. Then where they will cut ? 

    22. There were 2 series as well. 

    23. A Venn diagram & questions on it were asked in %. Some students just went for simple figures given but actually we have to take out % of it in almost all questions. SO read the quests carefully.  

    Critical Reasoning:   

    The passages were written repeatedly before asking each question. I think that was a trap to waste some time of the examinees before they realize the actual thing.  

     A) One syllogisms kinda passage:

      All reds r greens

     All blues r white

    No yellow is a white.

    Some blues r reds


     & then questions were asked like: which of the following is true: a red can be a blue but not yellow. And like that 

    B)  The red & brown marriage passage:  

     There are 2 groups named Brown and red. They can?t marry in the same group. If the husband or wife dies then the person will convert to their own group. If a person is married then the husband will have to change his group to his wife?s group. The child will own the mothers group.

    From these a set of 4 questions were given like:  

    1.If the person doesn?t change his group even after he is a widower or divorcee then which of the following is necessarily true? Some sentences for checking here.

    2.Brown?s daughter is red (False)

    3.  If a person is red. Then his/her mother?s brother belong to which group if he is married 


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