TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES
Paper Type : Whole Testpaper
Test Date : 24 May 2007
Test Location : NEC, Narasaraopet
TCS PAPER ON 24th MAY
Hi friends, This is madhavi selected for TCS in first attempt, completed
3rd year in Narasaraopet Engineering College . I am very happy to share
my experiences with freshersworld web visitors.
I think the information I am giving below will be very helpful to all
who are going to attend for TCS Campus Selections. Our examination held
on 24th may, 2007
The written test consists of three sections and the main important is
the test is online test and be careful while filling answers.
The three sections are
1. Verbal section
3. Critical Reasoning
1. Verbal section:
It consists of
Synonyms of 10 marks
Antonyms of 10 marks
Comprehension passage of 5 marks
Sentence completion of 5 marks
Total Verbal section consists of 30 questions and must be complete in 30
minutes. So be careful.
Some of the questions I remember are
Most of the synonyms and antonyms are from GRE Barrons (GRE High
Frequency Words) and prepare it well in addition with the root words in
the GRE Barron’s.
The comprehension passage I didn’t remember but it is a very big passage
that is very difficult to read and understand but time is very short .So
I suggest that don’t spend much time on comprehension passage .
Sentence completion is also just by practice. It is from GRE Barrons
2. Aptitude section :
In aptitude section there are 33 to 36 questions. Some of the questions
I remembered are
1.) In the word “ORGANISATION”,if the first and second, third and
fourth, fifth and sixth up to last letter are interchanged and what will
be the 10th letter from right ?
2.) In the given options which forms the orthogonal matrix?
a.) 2i+3j ,2i-3j b.)2i+3j,3i-2j
c.)4i+6j,6i+4j d.) 4i+6j,4j+6i Ans: b.)
3.)If M –Modulus of R –Round of T-Truncate then
4.)Which form a singular matrix (Hint : det A=0)
a.) 2 -2 b.) 6 -6 c.) 6 16 d.)4 -4
2 2 4 4 3 8 4 4
5.)If PLEASE is coded as QMFBTF then QDSTQM is decoded as ans.) RETURN
6.)What is the biggest 7 bit prime number that is stored in the binary
format? Ans. 127
7.)which of the system 384 is equal to 1234?
8.)The size of the bucket is n kb.The bucket fills at the rate of the
0.1 kb per millisecond’s programmer sends a program to receiver. There
it waits for 10 milliseconds and response will be back to programmer in
20 milliseconds. How much time the program that takes to respond? Ans:
9.)In madras temperature at noon is varies according to the temperature
equation (t^2)/6 +3t+12 between the times 2:00 to 3:00 pm
10.)In a planar cube ,the number of vertices ,no. of edges and no. of
faces are ans: 8,12,6
11.)what is the value of #%#(5) + %%#(9) where % - Square root # -
12.) g(0)=1 g(1)=-1 if g(n)=g(n-1)+g(n-2) then what is the value of g(6)
13.) A = 00001111 B=00110011 C=01010101 then find the decimal equivalent
14.)which one of the following will be the exact power of 3?
a.) 2768 b.)2678 c.)2187 d.) 2188
15.)pick the odd man out
1. JAVA 2.SMALLTALK 3.EIFFEL 4.LISP 5.C++ Ans: 3.)
16.) select odd one
a.)WAP b.)HTTP c.)BAAN d.)ARP e.)SMTP Ans : BAAN
17.) Select odd one
a .) SQL b .) DB2 c .) SYBASE d .) HTTP Ans: HTTP
18.) Find units (momentum *velocity)/(acceleration*distance)
19.)In a two dimensional array(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)?
20.) One problem is from time and work
21.) Complete the series 2, 7, 24, 77,__?
22.) A power unit is there by the bank of the river of 750 meters width.
A cable is made from power unit to power a plant opposite to that of the
river and 1500 mts away from power unit. The cost of cable below water
is rs.15/- per meter and cost of cable on the bank is 12/- per
meter.Find the total of laying the cable.
23.) Match the following
1. Sentence, paragraph 1. Type of
2. Basmati, wheat 2. A part of
3. Brother, Sister 3.Not a type of
4. Breigal, dog 4. Sibling
24.) A plane moves from 9deg north 40deg east to 9deg north 40 deg west.
If the plane starts at 10 am and takes 8 hours to reach the
destination,find the local arrival time?
25.)WHICH SHAPE WILL BE OBTAINED BY USING THESE VALUES OF X,Y
26.) In the following string find the occurrence of F followed by u but
that is not followed by R.
U F R U F D D Y W Z U U F F …………..
27.) WHICH WILL GIVE GOOD STANDARD DEVIATION
1.) (7,0,-7,0,7) 2.) (7,-7,7,-7,7) 3.) (1,0,-1,0,1);
28.) WHICH IS NOT EA SIODE OF A RECTANGLE
1. (2M,3M,4M) 2. (3M,4M,7M) 3. (3M, 5M 9M)
29.) Six questions are from pie charts and venn diagrams which are very
3. Critical Reasoning:
The critical reasoning questions are from GRE barons (12th edition)
model test papers. In this section there are three questions in which
each consists of five sub questions. It is a very difficult section in
which at least one question must be
One question I remembered is
A speaks Telugu, B speaks Hindi & Malayalam, C speaks Hindi & English, D
speaks Telugu & Hindi, E is native of a Andhra Pradesh speaks Telugu &
1. Who can act as a mediator between A&C?
2. Who can act as a translator between A&B ? Etc., The other two
questions are very very difficult.
After written test, the next day is the interview session in which
totally 3 rounds are there namely,
Ø Technical round
Ø Managerial round(Stress round)
Ø HR round
The technical questions that were asked me are
§ Tell me about urself
§ What are your favorite subjects?
§ Why did you choose software industry?
§ How many marks do you keep on urself on C language?
§ Write any program you like (I wrote GCD and LCM program)
§ What is a counter? What are the different types of counters?
§ What is a microprocessor and difference between microprocessor and
§ Write an assembly language program for division ?
§ Are there any questions to ask?
After technical round Managerial round takes place and there the
following questions are asked
§ Tell me about urself
§ What are your strengths? Do you read journals or any magazines or
newspapers daily? If so, what are they?
(I answered that I daily read CSR magazine and he asked which concepts
do you like most. He was very impressed for that answer.)
§ He asked some puzzles and series completion questions and up to my
level best I answered it.
After this round the main round is the HR round in which the following
questions are asked
§ The first asked me is how r u and how much fine you are?
§ Can you say anything about social activities in 3 minutes?(I said
about slum areas and responsibility of the educational persons)
§ Can you write about any latest technology in any field in 2 minutes?
(I wrote about Mobile internet radio technology called mundu technology
and I wrote about it.He was very impressed)
§ Where do you want to see you in next 5 years?
§ If I place you in Iraq can you do the work?(Ans: yes sir ,definitely I
do the job)
§ What do you know about TCS?(Latest achievements of the company)
§ For how many years do you like to sign on the bond?
The next day the results are announced and luckily I selected for it.