TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES
Paper Type : General - Interview
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SPECIALLY FOR DIPLOMA STUDENTS
Hello friends,this is harshit elaborating tcTCS placement experience
with detailed Technical & hr interview .I am an E.C.E. student, have
done my diploma in same branch.
ENGLISH (20 MINS.)
U CANNOT SWITCH between SECTIONS .sections change after defined time.
Same PATTERN as previous papers BUT NUMBERS changed.
If possible remember answers of sums it REALLY HELPS SAVES TIME ,helps
us to think for other non seen questions.it was ONLINE TEST ,questions
are DIFFERENT for EACH STUDENT.NO NEGATIVE MARKING.
THERE IS NO SECTIONAL CUT OFF. CUT OFF WAS 50,I secured 55.5,I saw marks
in hr interview. NO PSCHOMETRY TEST
(IT’S BETTER TO ACCEPT IGNORANCE RATHER THAN TO BLUFF,EYE CONTACTS
IMPORTANT ,CONFIDENCE MUST,BE COOL & CALM,ASSURE THEM U R READY TO WORK
HARD AS THEY WANT ) IN THE COLUMN OF PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES KNOWN,I HAD
LEFT IT BLANK.
WHEN I ENTERED ROOM HE ASKED ME TO WAIT OUTSIDE FOR 10 MINS.,may be this
was to check my patience. After 10 mins.,TCS coordinator called me. It
was 9-00 pm ,I took with me my biodata file consiting of Xerox’s of
ssc,diploma3rd 4th 5th sem results.and PROJECT REPORT.no one of us
THREE MAIN POINTS TO BE REPEATED IN BETWEEN ANY INTERVIEW(HR/TECHNICAL)
I CAN HANDLE PROJECTS EFFICIENTLY.
I CAN WORK AS A GOOD TEAM LEADER.
I CAN ALSO WORK WELL AS GOOD TEAM MEMBER.
ME: Good evening sir with smile,sir may I have seat (he did’nt offer me
SIR: Please have a seat
ME:Thank you sir
SIR:How was ur aapti?
ME: Ok sir ,not that good,it was good that I cleared.
SIR:Ya it was like that only.
SIR:Where do u stay
ME:Sir I stay at ghatkopar,vallabhbaug lane [extn.]
ME:Yes sir ,very close to it.
He then asked me the duration of doing diloma+degree & 12th+degree,a
no.of basic questions on the diploma & 12th their advantages &
ME:Sir,we have an added advantage of learning basics properly since we
had 3 year time,a more practical oriented approach,we are made junior
engineers,in degee, time is less for referring reference text books.
ME:Sir,everything in the world has advantages & disadvantages,pros &
cons.,here also are a few.we lag in maths,but than can be developed in
due course by practice.
SIR:What are MACROS in excel
ME:SIR I DON’T KNOW.
SIR:In biodata u have written proficiency in ms excel so I was were
eager to ask this.
ME:Sir,I know basics of word ,excel ,powerpoint
SIR:Explain ur final year project.
ME:I explained project for 5-7 mins,making it most interesting everytime.
SIR:Are ur BASICS of E.X.T.C.cleared
ME: I SPONTAENOUSLY replied YES SIR
SIR:Do u know anything about dual core
ME:Yes sir,it latest technology coming up,here there is only 1 PCB and
components are mounted on both sided bcoz of whitch size,weight,power
consumption reduces and speed increases
SIR:See one core means one cpu ,so have many cpu’s are there in dualcore
ME:Sir I m not sure,but I think there will b two cpu’s since speed
increases,one main carrying out main program execution & one coprocessor
carrying out functions that are repeated.
SIR:What do u have that will b ueful to TCS
ME:Sir u r getting a guy that is hardworking has right approach and
positive attitude has creative and innovative ideas,detemined to take
organization reach its predetermined objectives/aims before the
SIR:Ok,ok that’s fine these are principles,to enter into I.T. industry
what is the core thing required,.for example to become himesh reshammiya
what should I have.
ME Good voice quality
SIR:Exactly,so what do have the core for IT industry
ME:Sir,I know assembly language programming of 8085,8051.and in the due
course I will learn the basic languages.
ME: Sir,we have a year and also training period,with whitch we will b
acquainted to these languages of c &c++ .sir ,these languages will be
developed in due course we have an added advantage from rest comps/IT
student that we know electronics,telecommunication also, the blend of
both will help to excel in future.so, will be able to use our hardware &
software skills simultaneously.
SIR:Do u know whitch languages are used presently
ME:Advanced languages java ,oracle etc.
SIR:Pentium……………..brand name or company.
ME:Sir,it’s company that has been branded.
ME:Sir ,Cadbury is company & éclairs is brand name.
SIR(with smile):Here it is easy to identify.
SIR:What do u know abt T.C.S.
ME:Sir,T.C.S…..big name,the no.one I.T. company in asia,was started in
1968 did the work related to punchcards in tisco.then it felt to provide
services to it’s clients & then started the whole business.it has it’s
customers in various fields such as medicine telecom banking etc.(for
students this information was collected from website www.TCS.com)
SIR: Do u want ask anything
ME:sir what will I have to do to be on par with rest comps/I.T. students
SIR:U learn basic languages c/c++ whitch is foundation for all advance
ME:Yes sir I will learn these languages before joining TCS.thank u sir
(with a smile)
H. R INTERVIEW:
(BE AS HONEST AS U CAN THEY SCAN U PROPERLY,BE URSELF THERE,DON’T LIE)
SIR:Please have a seat
ME:Thank u sir
SIR:What do students say abt me outside
ME That sir asks questions mainly on hobbies,interests .
SIR:Do students express grudge against me?
ME:Not at all sir ,they say sir is quite soothing and very cool.
SIR:O.k.,now they will express aggression.
SIR:What are ur strengths
ME:sir,I m very passionate for work,hardworking,have right
approach,positive attitude,have creative & innovative ideas,good team
member as well as good leader.
SIR:Every one is passionate for work
ME:sir,I believe in delivering best to a given assigned task,I start
working on the assigned task as soon as it is given & try to make it
possible within the given deadlines
SIR:Give me one example to prove that u r a good leader
ME:I was leader of final year diploma project,whitch won the first prize
in vivek technotronics,grand event of our college.there were a few
disputes within team member for doing a particular task ,whitch I tried
to sort it out by motivating them to do the work by showing them the
future projected dreams,finally they gave their best efforts to fulfil
SIR:u are good at managing people and tem work
SIR:what are ur hobbies
ME:sir I like to play cricket whenever I get time,like to read
SIR:tell me few shyaris
ME:(I told 4 shyaris,he was keenly listening to it and with smile
replied) good very good
U may leave and then I showed my project report and biodata file.he saw
my project report and said u have done quite exhaustive work,keep it up)
After both interviews I felt that I was through and was very happy.
H.R.played a prank in first declaring 125 names who were shortlisted in
whitch my name wasn’t there then she said more 10 students r there also
in whitch I WAS LAST IN THE LIST
WHAT A SIGH OF RELIEF THAT WAS TO HEAR THE NAME
ITS ONLY GOD’S GRACE ,THAT REALLY MAKES THINKS POSSIBLE.IF AN AVERAGE
STUDENT LIKE ME CAN BE PLACED WHY NOT U,SIMPLY PRAY, HE GUIDES U TO WIN
I PRAY FOR THE PLACEMENT OF ALL THE STUDENTS APPLYING