What is TCS iON CCQT
TCS iON CCQT (Common Corporate Qualifier Test) is an exam conducted by TCS iON through which you can apply to over 130+ companies via single exam. It is an exam similar to CoCubes, eLitmus and others.
Rather than applying to offcampus drives of hundreds of companies individually and giving various exams. You give one exam and your scores are sent to many companies.
- Registration for TCS iON CCQT can be done on PrepInsta
- More than 130+ Companies have signed up with us till date and counting.
Students from the following passing years can apply –
- 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020.
- Though we recommend 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 passing out students to definitely give the exam.
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TCS iON CCQT Exam Date and Fee Structure
The exam will happen four times a year.
The current one is going to be on 17th March, 2019.
- Last Date to Register – 3rd March
- Exam Fee – Rs. 1000
Note – The cost is Rs.1199. But, on PrepInsta you will get it for only Rs.1000
How will CCQT help you to get Job?
Register for CCQT
For TCS iON CCQT exam you can register for the exam on PrepInsta's website for CCQT.
- The cost of the exam is Rs1199.
- But of PrepInsta students it is Rs.1000.
Give CCQT Exam
Choose your preferred Test Centre, Reach the allocated Test Centre.
Give CCQT Exam, in total there are 4 mandatory sections
- Quantitative Aptitude
- Logical Ability
- English Language
- General Awareness
Scores sent to 130+ Companies
These companies will directly call you for interviews based upon your scores in the test.
Get offer Letter
Your scores are valid for 24 months, within this period companies will try to recruit you. All Branches and domains are eligible.
What is the Exam Pattern?
The Exam is in two different stages –
Which Companies are hiring via TCS iON CCQT Scores –
- Tech Mahindra
- Tata Motors
- JSW Steel
- Asian Paints
- Bajaj Auto
- and others
(Note – These are till Jan 28th, we expect about more companies on board in the next few months)
Price for Exam is Rs.1199. For PrepInsta students its for Rs 1000 .
TCS iON Eligibility Criteria
Some websites have mentioned incorrect eligibility criteria. They have mentioned that only 2018, 2019 and 2020 graduates are allowed.
However, there is no such criteria. Students passing out from all years can apply. However, to get jobs we only suggest that students belonging from –
- 2015 passouts
- 2016 passouts
- 2017 passouts
- 2018 passouts
- 2019 passouts
- 2020 passouts
These years are highly likely to get job and effectively get most of out of the TCS iON CCQT Exam.
TCS iON CCQT Syllabus
The test is divided into two stages.
Student has to visit one of the test centres allocated by TCS iON to give Online Written Test i.e. Stage 1 Test. Stage 1 is the written test there will be two components, compulsory section and optional section which have the following –
Compulsory Section –
- Quantitative Aptitude
- Reasoning Ability
- English Language
- General Awareness
|Topic (Compulsory)||Questions||Marks||Difficulty||Cut off||Time|
|Quantitative Aptitude||30||30||Medium||25 Questions||No Sectional Timing|
|English Language||30||30||Medium||25 Questions||No Sectional Timing|
|Reasoning Ability||30||30||High||22 Questions||No Sectional Timing|
|General Awareness||30||30||Very High||18 Questions||No Sectional Timing|
Optional Section –
- Programming Concepts
- Coding (C, C++, Java, Perl, Python)
|Programming Concepts||15||30||Medium||30 mins|
Stage two can be given from home, it a video assessment test, which checks your communication skills and your IT readiness. You have to make sure of the following –
- Your computer(Laptop/Desktop) should have –
- Working microphone
- Working Web Cam
- Disabled Anti-Virus (As software will also record your screen, some browsers based anti-virus disallow screen recording)
- High Speed Internet, minimum 5 Mbps
- We Recommend to Use Chrome or Mozilla
Three questions will appear on the screen and you will have to answer each of them one by one verbally by looking into the web cam. You will be given a time of 5 minutes to answer a question where you can prepare your answer for 3 minutes and record a video of 2 minutes.
There will be a submit button post which the next question will appear.
|Topic||Questions||Max Time Allotted||Suggested Time to complete one answer|
|Video Assessment||3||15 mins||2 mins|
The time given totally is 15 mins. However, you don’t have to speak for all 15 mins. You will be given 30 seconds to think and we suggest to answer the question in 1 – 2 mins.
Generally we have seen questions been asked from –
- HR based questions
- Situational analysis
- Workplace ethics
- Personality based Questions
Student Exam Experience
TCS iON Qualifier – Common Corporate Qualifier Test (CCQT) has helped boost my confidence while listing my profile with multiple corporates. In fact, based on my score.
I have received interview calls from various corporates, to name a few – JSW Steel and TATA Group companies. Unlike other tests that just offer a certificate for qualification, TCS iON has also conducted webinars that provided guidance to ace my interviews.
I have received unconditional support from TCS iON in my career progress and my entire experience of the pre and post-tests has been great. I can confidently say that qualifying in a Pan India assessment has helped me gain a new outlook towards life. I strongly recommend this Pan India assessment to all final year candidates.
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How to Prepare with PrepInsta for TCS iON CCQT Exam
You can start your preparation from our free materials here on our TCS iON Dashboard.
If you want to achieve good scores and want to prepare well additionally you can buy our
- Paid materials
- Online Classes
FAQ’s for CCQT Test
Ques. What will happen after the payment?
Ans. Once you make the final payment on this page (https://prepinsta.com/product/tcs-ion-ccqt/), you will get an email from PrepInsta to fill out registration form and further steps after payment.
Ques. What will be the location of the test?
Ans. After payment you will get registration link on your email. In the registration link itself you will get an option to choose test center. There are around 650+ test centers in the most cities of India. Check the current test centers here.
Ques. What is the date of the exam?
Ans. The current one is on 17th March. It will happen 4 times a year generally in March -> June -> October -> Jan.
Ques. When will interviews happen?
Ans. The interviews will happen in March end and April
Ques. What are the salary packages offered by different companies?
Ans. There are currently 130 companies on the platform around 200 are more expected to register. Packages depends on the company however and the profile that they are offering PrepInsta can’t confirm the same.
Ques. How should I prepare for the test?
Ans. We have launched Online classes for the same you can register for the online classes here – https://prepinsta.com/tcs-ion/ccqt/online-classes/. Also, we will soon launch the paid materials as well on the website.
Ques. Which year and branches are eligible?
Ans. All year from 2015 to 2019 are eligible, also all branches and streams are eligible
Ques. I was selected in TCS Ninja can I still apply?
Ans. Even if you have offer with TCS or any other company like Wipro. You can apply maybe you will get a higher offer from the exam.
Ques. If I have more questions then what to do?
Ans. You can whatsapp us on our number 9711936107 – or can text us on our facebook page – www.facebook.com/prepinsta. Since we are getting thousands of messages, it may take us some while to reply. But, we will definitely help you.
Ques. I am from mechanical background, do I need to register for coding test also to apply for some IT jobs as well via PrepInsta TCS iON CCQT?
Ans. It’s not compulsory. But, we suggest that you should appear as some IT companies will want to see your coding score as well. Also if you appear for coding you will forcibly will have to appear for Programming Concepts test. As in optional section Coding + Programming Concept come together and blockchain is optional you don’t need to appear until and unless you want to apply for some banking exams as well.
Ques. I have 2 arrears. Am I eligible to write this test (TCS ion (ccqt))?
Ans. Yes, you’re eligible. But, you need to clear those exam before the joining date of the company. We suggest that for getting job try to be in the top 25%ile. This will increase your chances to get job really high. Along with the same we suggest you to prepare PrepInsta.
You can join our online class for TCS iON CCQT preparation here – https://prepinsta.com/tcs-ion/ccqt/online-classes/
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Test Centers for TCS iON CCQT
- Andhra Pradesh
- Bhilai Nagar
- New Delhi
- Himachal Pradesh
- Jammu and Kashmir
- Hubballi (Hubli)
- Mysuru (Mysore)
- Madhya Pradesh
- Navi Mumbai
- Tamil Nadu
- Uttar Pradesh
- West Bengal