TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES
TCS PAPER ON 27th APRIL AT MANIPAL
HI THIS IS ARNAB FROM MANIPAL.. I
GOT SELECTED IN ASIA'S NO. 1 COMPANY
TCS CAME TO OUR COLLEGE ON 27TH APRIL.........ABOUT 700 STUDENTS APPEARED
FOR THE TEST... 450 CLEARED THE WRITTEN.....
THERE WERE 3 ROUNDS OF INTERVIEW...TECH ,MR,HR...
AT LAST 273 WERE PLACED IN ASIA'S
TOP COMPANY..........
THERE WERE 3 SECTIONS........
1.ENGLISH GENERAL(SYNONYM 10,ANTONYM 10,READING COMPREHENSION, AND
SENTENCE COMPLETION(QUITE TOUGH))
2.GENERAL APTITUDE(38 QUESTIONS) INCLUDING DI AND VENN DIAGRAM(EASY
ONES)
3.CRITICAL REASONING 3 QUESTIONS(EVERYTHING FROM GRE BARRRONS 12TH
EDITION...
SOME OF THE SYNONYMS ARE.....
BANAL,DETERRENT,VACILLATE,WETHARGY,BANEFUL,SOLLILOQUY,RINAILE,REVILE
ANTONYMS WERE.....
DESECRATE,COGENT,RAUCOUS...GO THRU ANTONYM QUESTIONS FROM BARRONS 12TH
EDITION....ALL WILL BE COMMON
FOR APTITUDE...PREVIOUS YEARS
PAPERS ARE MORE THAN SUFFICIENT..SAME THING IS ALMOST REPEATED..very very
easy questions
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HERE ARE SOME OF THE QUESTIONS I REMEMBER
1) It was a Number series
4, 5, 11, 14, 22, 
n^21 series.........3 8 15 24 ?
2) It was a word SENSATIONAL if you interchange 1st word with 2nd ,3rd with
4th n so on whta will be the 10th word from right..?
3) What is the largest 6 bit prime number ? Ans := 61
4) A = 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
B = 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0
C = 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 0
what is (A U B)U C ? ans : = 255
5) A can copy 50 papers in 10 hours while both A & B can copy 70 papers in
10 hours. Then for how many hours required for B to copy 26 papers? Ans = 13
6) Find the singularity matrix from a given set of matrices?(Hint det(A)==0)
7) In which of the system, decimal number 384 is equal to 1234?
8) In a twodimensional array, X(7,9), 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(5,8)?
9) One curve problem was given ..
x y
0.99 0.001
9 0.9
99 1.998
999 3
If y = f(x) find f(x)? Ans logx
10) WHAT IS THE VALUE OF M(373, 5) + R(7.8)  T(6.4) + R( 3.4)
M MODULAS R ROUNDOFF T TRUNCATE
11) Find the singularity matrix from a given set of matrices
12 ) Given the length of the 3 sides of a triangle. Find the one that is
impossible?
13) A power unit is there by the bank of the river of 900 meters width. A
cable is made from power unit to power plant opposite to that of the river
and 3000mts away from the power unit.The cost of the cable below water
isRs.4/ per meter and cost of cable on the bank is Rs.5/per meter. Find
the total of laying the cable ?
14)Match the following:
a. Brake CAR > a type of
b mother women > a superset of
c. Ceagle DOG > A part of
d.mushroom vegetable > Not a
very easy
15)A Flght takes off at 2 A.M from 32 N 40 E and travels for 9 hours to
reach the destination which is at 12 N 50 W. Find the local time of
destination when the flight reaches there? ( soln : 1 degree =4 minutes..
Neglect the latitudes .. 40  (50) =90 degree = 90 * 4 =360 mins =6
hrs.....time of reaching = 2AM + (9  6){substraction as from east to
west}hrs =5 A.M ans)
16)3 questions from piechart about subjects passed (easy)...
17)3 questions about a graph about production of resources in varios
years..quite easy..
18) find units: (Momentum*Velocity)/(Acceleration * distance )ANS=KG
19) Select the odd one out a. WAP b. HTTP c. BAAN d. ARP e.SMTP
ans = BAAN
20) Select the odd one out a. Java b. Lisp c. Smalltalk d. Eiffel. e.
Fortan
ans := Lisp
21) (a) 2+6i (b)1+i (c) 62i (d) 17i .Find which of the above is
orthogonal.
22) which is power of 4 ?
a. 2052 b. c.4096 d. e.
ans(4096)
23)If VXUPLVH is written as SURMISE, what is SHDVD?
24) Select the odd one out a. SQL b. DB2 c. SYBASE d. HTTP e .Ingress
ans : = HTTP
25)Find the value of the 678 to the base 7.
26)one question like g(0)=1 , g(1)=2) g(n)=g(n1)g(n2)
find g(6)?
REASONING (12 questions from 3 passeges)
also listing questions from my friends sets ALL WERE FROM BARRONS 12th
edition..
TECHNICAL/MR INTERVIEW
It was a NOT A cakewalk...
1. The guy handed me a piece of paper and asked me to write program to
reverse charecter string and factorial (using recursion)...gave me 10 mins
then asked me to explain) which i did gleefully.
2.Asked me the diff between C++ & java..
3.abt dbms...joins and normalization
4.java questions..........quite easy..applets, and few abt awt
5.a program on bubble sort
6.thread and process differences......
7.if u have a project.....just get a good knowledge abt it...............
45 mins. interview in my case.....a stress one......but just keep ur cool..u
will clear it with ease..
thats it no more tech..
MR
3. What would you do if u are rejected ? ans : said i will look back at my
performance and turn my ve points into my +ve points)...
4. Asked me 12 questions about family..
here also they asked me abt my
project then asked me if i had any questions..its a
must...................................
HR interview
it was cakewalk for me......just a 2 min stuf.just be cool....just a
formality.. He asked me about my hobbies ..all of which i answered
confidently...
SO GUYS JUST BE CONFIDENT...AND REST IS EASY......
ALL THE BEST....SEE YOU AT TCS....
ARNAB CHAKRABORTY
