Tata Consultancy Services Limited (TCS) Interview Preparation Guide
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TCS Interview Questions and Answers Tata Consultancy Services Limited (TCS) is a software services and consulting company headquartered in Mumbai, India. TCS is the largest provider of information technology and business process outsourcing services in India. So get preparation for a job in Tata Consultancy Services with the help of this TCS Interview Questions with Answers guide

31 TCS Questions and Answers:

1 :: Before embarking on which questions you will be facing lets see what are the different rounds of interview it has: -

1) General Written test
2) Technical interview which tests your technical capabilities.
3) Management review in which you will be tested on your management skills
4) the most crucial thing is HR interview question.

2 :: Out of all these the crucial one will be technical capabilities test and the HR interview. Many candidates clear almost all the rounds and fail in HR interview test.

In the Written test you will be encountering three sub sections they are
(i) Aptitude test
(ii) Reasoning test
(iii) Verbal testing.

3 :: Basically all these parts of the test can be solved to an extent.

If you can review their previous papers. You can very well prepare for the written test.

5 :: Technical Interview let me clear you about the general steps you need to take to take they are: -

You need to be very clear about your project. Clear concepts about your project can solve approximately 50% of the interview. Communication skills are must develop good English speaking ability if you want to clear with flying colors.
Questions will basically revolve around the concepts of C and C++. Object oriented programming concepts are very important.

6 :: Some of the questions are listed in the C and C++ section of this website: -

1) Explain about the difference between a primary key and a Unique key?
2) What are the different RDBMS explain about one of them?
3) What do you mean by object oriented programming?
4) State the logic behind palindrome program?
5) How do you sort programs or database or applications?
6) What is the main difference between PL/SQL and SQL?
7) Why do you use stored procedures and what is their main functionality in a RDBMS?
8) Explain about UNIX and the various command used to search for errors during run time?
9) Explain the difference between overloading and overriding?
10) Why should we use data ware housing and how can you extract data for analysis with example?

7 :: These questions require basic knowledge and you can answer them if you have a basic knowledge. Do not forget these are not the only questions there will be questions on your project also.

Management will ask you questions in this round beware because questions will be asked on situation and behavioral. If you are confused by these two terms check out the questions present in the site for related Q&A.

8 :: Here are some questions for TCS job: -

1) Explain to me about your project and draw a diagram to explain the various features and stages of your project?
2) What is your most memorable seminar can you please give a seminar on RDBMS?
3) Was there any situation in your graduation where you were praised exceptionally for your technical knowledge?
4) If you want to add one technical aspect to your project which can improve it considerably what would it be? Explain?
5) What do you know about TCS and Why not other software companies?
6) You said you are thorough in SQL can you explain me some security loop holes which can access the program and destroy it?
What do you know about the last question it was supposed to be management round and I shouldn’t get technical questions right no wrong they are testing your confidence level they might know the answer but they can sure spot out candidates who have less confidence and minimal technical knowledge.

9 :: HR round here you will be tested on your technical skills, management skills, personality, communication, behavior, spontaneity, etc.

Some of the questions which you will be facing are as follows: -
1) The most famous question tell me about yourself
2) Can you explain me about your strengths, weakness and favorite pastime?
3) Which work do you like to do often?
4) What do you know about TCS, Vision, one liner, Clients, etc.
5) Do you have enough exposure in software filed
If you answered yes then this is your next question
Can you tell me the current trend of Indian software industry and the role of NASSCOM?

These are some of the questions which you will be facing also don’t forget to read questions in other sections because they have loads of questions and answers. Try not to get tensed or over cautious be free and let the interviewer also get comfortable.

10 :: TCS interview questions part 1:

✰ Tell us something about yourself?
✰ Why do you think you are a suitable candidate for this position?
✰ Do you consider yourself a team player? Give example where you worked in a team and tell us about your role?
✰ What qualities would you look for in a candidate if you were hiring for this position?
✰ What would you do if your manager criticized your work?
✰ What are your strengths and weaknesses?
✰ Will you be Okay with re-location, if required?
✰ Are you Okay with working over weekends?

11 :: TCS interview questions part 2:

✰ What do you know about TCS and its business? Can you name some competitors?
✰ Who founded TCS?
✰ Who is the CEO of TCS?
✰ What do you do in leisure time?
✰ Can you work under pressure and dead lines?
✰ Do you think you are a quick learner? Give example.
✰ How much salary do you expect?
✰ Do you have any questions for us?

12 :: Tell me why should I take you in TCS?

Whether your interviewer asks you this question explicitly or not, this is the most important question of your interview because he must answer this question favorably in is own mind
before you will be hired. So help him out! Walk through each of the position's requirements as you understand them, and follow each with a reason why you meet that requirement so well.

13 :: What inspired you to become an Engineer?

Make pre preparation for such questions. Have a few heroes /Leaders of the industry in mind , who have achieved something extraordinary in their life.
Know about their life history and mention one such name with his achievements. Cite some of his quotes or values possessed by such a personality that according to
him has been the cause of his extraordinary success. Mention such qualities /Values that will be highly valuable in your success in the position you are being interviewed.

14 :: Do not hesitate to tell us about your weakness?

Do NOT mention key weaknesses here. This is not the place to say you are bad at meeting deadlines or you never mastered highschool mathematics etc. Turn this question around to your benefit. For example, you are 'over ambitious' or 'extremely attentive to detail' or 'like to take on too many projects'. Make it sound positive.

15 :: What is your extra co-curricular activities?

Explain work you have done apart from your studies.

16 :: Why should we hire you in TCS?

Again, explain that you are very interested in the job and demonstrate what it is about your past experiences, education and qualifications that makes you ideal for the job. Show enthusiasm and support your answers with evidence wherever you can. Elaborate on all the past experiences and skill sets that make you suitable for the job. In cases where your past experience is not directly relevant, you can still find elements of it that can be useful. Play up team skills, computer skills, leadership roles, specific courses and independent research activities that can be useful to the job at hand to show your initiative even where you don't have directly relevant job experience.

17 :: Explain your dream job?

Be honest. Also mention keywords such as challenging, steep learning curve, good work culture, demanding, rewarding, opportunities for advancement and growth, team environment, opportunity to build and maintain client relationships etc.

18 :: What is more important for you: the money or the work?

This one will reveal the real you. Money is always important, but the work is the most important. There is no better answer.

20 :: Tell me would you be willing to relocate if required?

You should be clear on this with your family prior to the interview if you think there is a chance it may come up. Do not say yes just to get the job if the real answer is no. This can create a lot of problems later on in your career. Be honest at this point and save yourself future grief.