TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES
Paper Type : Whole Testpaper
Test Date : 29 September 2007
Test Location : Thakur Engineering College,Mumbai
TCS PAPER ON 29th SEPTEMBER 2007
I am Amrita Vijayvargiya MCA 2007 batch from UIT RGPV,Bhopal. I had
attended the fresher recruitement drive of TCS for 2007 batch on 29 th
Sep 2007 at Mumbai and got selected.
There were 3 rounds:-
1) Written test
2) Technical Round
3) HR round
1) Written Test:- It consists 3 sections
1. Vocabulary:- Antonyms and Synonyms and a passage with 10 options
2. Quantative Aptitude
3. Critical Reasoning
Some of the questions were
Antonyms and Synonyms
Mesmerize(plz check the spelling)
NOTE:- Plz read all words starting with the letter A,C, P,R ,S and T
from bayrrons...12 edition
Passage was about White and black.(donn rem..)You have 10 choices from
which you have to fill the blanks.
For aptitude just go through the previous papers.....All que were
similar,only value has changed.....Understand the concept
1)The progam size is N.The memory occupied by the program is
M=4000sqrt(N). If the program size is increased by 1%. Then what is the
percentage increase in memory?
1. 0.1% 2.0.4% 3.0.5% 4.2% Ans: 0.5%
2)In two dimensional array X(7,9) each element occupies 8 bytes of
memory.If the address of first element X(1,1)is 3000 then what will be
the address of the element X(5,8) ?
3)Which of the following highest Standard deviation
a.5,0,5,0,5,0 b) 5,5,5,5,5,5 c) 5,5,5,5,0,5 d) -5, 5, -5, 5,-5, 5
4)g(0)= 1, G(1)=-1 ,G(N) = G(N-1)+G(N-2) , g(6)=? 1. -2 2. 3 3. 1 4 0
5)A power unit is there by the bank of the river of 900 mtr width. a
cable is made from power unit to power a plant opposite to that of the
river and 3000 mtr away from the power unit. The cost of the cable
bellows water Rs5 / mtr and cost of cable on the bank is Rs 4/ mtr. Find
the pt where the cable cut through the river.
1.2800 2. 3000 3. 2100 4.3900 Ans: 2100
6)In madras, temperature at noon varies according to t^2/3 + 4t + 12,
where t is elapsed time. Find how much tem more or less in 6 pm to 8
pm.(not exactly 6 and 9 but other values are given.. remember " -" sign
was not there before t)
7)Which of the following are orthogonal pairs a) 5i+3j=7 b) i=-jc)
2i-j=3 d) 3i=5j+6 1.a&d 2.a&c 3.c&d 4.b&d
8)My flight takes of at 2am from a place at 18N 65E and landed 9Hrs
later at a place with coordinates 36N40W. What is the
local time when my plane landed? 1.8.00pm 2.6.00pm 3.4.00am 4.6.40pm
9)The number X in decimal system is given by (1432) x find the base
value of X a} 5 b) 6 c) 7 d) 8 e) 9
10)WHICH SHAPE WILL BE OBTAINED BY USING THESE VALUES OF X ,Y
Ans: Y= log10(X)
11)Number of edges,faces, vertices and of a cube
1.12,6,8 2.6,8,12 3.4 ,6, 8 4.8,12,6
12)2 student get 3 and 3.5 in their class exam And 1.4 and 1.65 in final
exam respectively . What might be the class marks of
3rd student who have got 0 marks in final exam? (not exactly same
13)Which is the power of 2? 1024, 4048.
14)Pick the odd one out
a) SYBASE b)DB2 c)ORACLE d)JAVA 5)INGRESS
15)one ques tion base on curves ---- some graph related to tanx
16)pick the odd one out
a) SMTP b)ARP c)HTTP d)BAAN e)WAP
17)Find the result of the following expression if , M denotes modules
operation, R denotes round-off, T denotes truncations
18)If A, B, C are the mechanisms used separately to reduce the wastage
of fuel by 25%, 20%, 10%. What will be the fuel
economy if they were used combine?
19)Match the following:
1. Mammal, cow ---> a. A type of
2. Snake reptile ---> b. A part of
3. Roof - Building ---> c. Not a type of
4. Mushroom - Vegetables ---> d. A superset of
20)b v f q q m b v f m g v f f v f m b v f b g
d v f a m v f v f f
How many v 's are such that each v is followed by f next to it, if the f
is not followed by f next to it.
21)If VXUPLVH is written as SURMISE, what is COVER?
22)A problem on modulo(373,7)+round(5.8)+truncat(7.2)-round(3.4)
23)Bucket size is 10KB.it takes 0.0001 KB/milisec to fill bucket.the
bucket takes 100 or 1000 milisec to reach to destination.it takes 100
milisec to pass acknowledgement from dest to source.so calculate how
much time will it take to pass N KB ,asked to write formula for that.
24)Given a Bar Diagram ... read the problem twice.. dont confuse between
percentages and values ( 3 questions asked on this)
25)A Venn Diagram based question ...asked 3 questions from that .Que's
based on HINDI,GUJRATI & PUNJABI.
i dont remember remaining questions but all from previous papers
For technical round prepare your final year project well. And concepts
of OOPs and databases.....And basics of all languages like C, C++,JAVA.
They asked me about Names of all semester subjects in MCA, About my
college, final year project,Logics used in Project,Joins,RDBMS concepts
and keys concepts in DBMS. JSP pages designing,deployment commands in
project,Beans logics,Parameter passing in C++,Fabonicci series
algorithm,Connectivity coding in JAVA, Server concepts and version of
tomcat server, tree to graph conversion,Circular Linked list,SDLC,Test
planning, Waterfall and Prototyping model, Heap sorting, storage classes
in C, scope in C, OOPs concepts etc.
For HR round ,just be cool.....They just check your confidence and
commitment towards the company
They had asked me
1)Introduce urself and abt family background
3)What was ur role in your project
4)Explain database and draw ER diagram of your project
5)Are you comfortable in working in chennai
6)Are you ready to work in shifts
7)Who is the CEO of TCS and asked me about his current interview
8)Will you go for further studies etc..
After 10 days my result is declared....88 students had got selected from
mumbai (except localites)
The most important thing is, always pray to God. Be confident. Prepare
well. All the best. God will always be with you and help you...
Meet u in TCS....