TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES
Paper Type : Whole Testpaper
Test Date : 6 October 2007
Test Location : Kohinoorpark,Hyderabad
TCS PAPER ON 6th NOVEMBER AT HYDERABAD
Hai frndz dis is Sivajyothi f rm Computers science stream selected for
TCS.I m 2007 passed out frm S.K.D Engineering college, Gooty,
I appeared for d TCS xam in HYD.First of all I wud lik 2 thank al of my
frnds who contributed papers to freshersworld.Really these papers helped
me a lot to clear d written.Dnt get tense paper wil b easy,no -ve
marking,no sectional cutoffs.so it wil b easy for u to clear.zst a
little bit of hard work is necessary.prepare old papers nd moreover dnt
try to mug up d answrs in aptitude section bcoz some times dey r
changing up d data.Cmng to the test pattern of TCS ,there will b three
sets namely X,Y,Z.Actually most of d times they will conduct online xam
but in Hyd they conducted manual written.
I got the set X mainly d test comprises of three sections
1.verbal ability(30 questns)
2.Aptitude test(40 questns)
3.Critical reasoning(prep. model papers in 12th barrons for dis sec.)(15
The very 1st section z verbal in which there wil b 10 synonyms nd 10
I hav remembered dis much but i can giv u som of most freq. askd
synonyms nd antonyms.
one paragraph wil b given with blank numbered spaces r left in passage
nd we hav 2 fill those gaps with appropriate options frm the given
options.I hav given one passage related to chlorophyll in plants. 5
blanks wil b givem
Reading comprehension passage is given,it z frm model papers of 12th
barrons only.under dat 5 questns r given.u need to answr dem.
Next section z aptitude .I havnt rememberd al d 40 questns but some of
1. In 2-dimensional array X(9,7) with each element occupying 8 bytes of
memory with the first element X(1,1) z 3000.find address of X(8,5)?
wen i referred to old papers one easy mthd was found i.e.;chck dis once
x=given col. *no. of bits....approach : [x *(req. no. of rows - 1)].this
wil gives u d first element of req row.to proceed further u hav to add 8
bytes(as given in d questn) for each term.but i havnt followed dis one.i
done dis in the normal manner which is time taking.
2.one word z given nd data prvided is lik dis .if 1st nd 2nd ,3rd nd
4th,5th nd 6th r interchanged upto last letter wat wud b d 8th letter
3.In which of d system ,decimal number 184 is equal to 1234?ans.5
4.no. of faces,vertices nd edges of a cube?ans. 6 8 12
5.one questn related to number sequence?2,7,......
6.Find d value of @@+25-++@16,where @ denotes "square" and + denotes "squareroot"?
7.If M denotes modulus operation,R denotes roundoff,T denotes
truncationthen find M(373,5)+R(3.4)+T(7.7)+R(5.8)? ans. 19
8.one questn based on letter coding.i didnt remember d questn properly
but ans i got was covert.
9.Which of d following r orthogonal pairs?
a. 3i+2j b. i+j c. 2i-3j d. -7i+j
10.$means tripling,% means change of sign then fimd $%6-%$%6? ans.-72
11.which z d largest prime dat wil fit into 6 bit memory?ans. 61
approach:2^n-1 where n denotes no. of bits.
12.which of the following has highest standard deviation?
a.7,0,7,0,7,0 b. -7,-7,-7,-7,-7,-7 c.7,7,7,7,7,7 d.-7,7,-7,7,-7,7
13.g(0)=1,g(1)=-1 provided g(n)=g(n-1)+g(n-2) then g(5)=?
14.A poer unit is laidby the bank of d river of 900mts width a cable is
made from power unit to a power plant opp. 2 dat of d river nd 3000 mts
away frm d power unit.the cost of d cable below water z rs 5/- nd cost
of d cable on d bank z rs 4/- per mtr.fimd d pt.where the cable cut thru
15.In madras temp at noon varies accoring to -t^2/6+4t+12,where t is
elapsed time.find how much temp. more or less in 6pm to 8pm?
16.two students got 3 nd 3.5 and 1 nd 4.45 in final xam respectively.wat
was the marks of 3rd student.................for dis take d diff. among
the marks and proceed for d answr.
17.A,B,C are 8 bit no.s
A - 01000101
B - 00110011
C - 00111010
18.select odd one
a. linux b. oracle c. DB2 d. Ingress. ans.Linux
19.select odd one
a. lisp b. small talk c. eiffel d. java ans. lisp
20.Find singularity of d matrix frm given set of matrices?
21.one curve is given u need to find out d eqn for dat?
22.Barchart is given showing some sales of company.........
23.venn diagram is given specifying dat sum people speak hindi,sum speak
telugu nd sum in english lik dat.under dat 3qs wil b there
24.given length of d three sides of triangle?u hav to pick the sides
which do not suit for a triangle.(Hint:sum of any two sides must b
greater than 3rd side)
25.latitude nd longitiude prblm
26.ques regarding physical quantities(momentum,velocity.........)
27.match d following
a)sentence paragraph 1)not a type of
b)basmati wheat 2)superset
c) 3)a type of
d)cow mammal 4)a part of
Next section is critical reasoning.For dis prep. reasoning passages in
model papers of barrons 12th edition.may b sum times they wil change
data but model of the passage wil b same.3 passages wil a given in which
5 questns under each passage.totally 15 questns in dis section.results
were placed in tcs portal o0nly.after 5 days frm the written i came 2
knw dat i ckleared d written.Zst the old papers nd model
papers(antonyms,synonyms,critical reasoning) of 12th barronns were enuf
to clear d written.
Tell me abt ur self?(prep. well for dis questn.dis will create
impression on u) Basic questns frm ur academics abt ur project nd
technologies used in ur project? joins in dbms? access specifiers in
java? files in c? small file prgm? diff b/w C nd Java? U wil b askd abt
ur fav. subject.do prep. well for dat one thng,wat ever u answr ,answr
it wit confidence.dnt get confuse ok sum times dey wil ask d questns
regarding the company in tech. interview also so prep. for dat also No
need to get tense Interviewers were so cool. I was made to wait for 15
min nd results r announced nd i cleared d tech.
On d next day M.R nd H.R rounds were conducted.we were given a form nd
we need to fill dat. In M.R round ,Interviewer was very very frndly wit
me,very cool guy. they askd me to tell abt my self. ur career objective?
prep the contents of ur resume well why TCS? Quarter results of tcs? abt
my project? two small puzzles? some of my frnds were askd technical
questns also.so prep.for dat also abt d previous interviewer?
abt my previous campus interviews? If ur % is declining ,u need to prep.
a good reason to convince d interviewer if u r a non-it student prep.
reason dat why u r shifting towards software field? my strenghts nd
weakness?(prep. well for dis)be careful while telling abt ur weakness
after 10 min results were out nd HR round was conducted.
HR round was little bit tricky for me.
Interviewer goes on asking me dat"r u nervous?,r u tense?" lik dat.but i
keep on saying dat i m very cool........they wil test ur patience dats
it,dnt get nervous at dat time.zst maintain smiling face nd a smooth
voice .ur communication skills will play vital role in these 2
rounds.dnt break ur voice in d middle.
he askd me to tell abt my self,my personal details,abt my
frnds,strenghts nd weakness,goals,CEO of TCS(Mr.Ramdorai).do prep.well
abt d company.for interviewer u hav to look dat u r very interested
towards d company.once again i m telling u dat prep. well for d
questn"tell me abt ur self" dnt giv breaks in the middle of answrng dis
questn.On Nov. 8th at 4.30pm results were released in the portal of TCS.
By Gods grace I was selected for TCS.Only hard work is in ur hands do
work hard nd b confident on ur self, rest of it will b gods grace.apart
frmm hard work luck plays imp. role.As my parents blessings,my frnds
wellwishes r wit me nd those r d main reasons dat i hav been placed in
TCS.Once again Thanx to al my frnds who wished me nd helped me a lot for
preparation.I m very lucky to b d part of TATA group. Hope dis paper wil
help u for cmng xam.Al d very best to al of u guys.Hope we meet in