TCS Ninja Recruitment Process for Freshers 2024

TCS Ninja Recruitment Process For Freshers 2024

The TCS Ninja Recruitment Process for Batch 2024, for which most of you will be applying, is rather simple. In fact, PrepInsta was used by nearly 95% of the students who were hired by TCS in 2023.

On this page, you will get information on the pattern, syllabus, and other important details about TCS Ninja.

To get Ninja Profile you will have to clear Foundation round of TCS NQT Test. TCS NQT is now divided into two rounds:

  1. Foundation Round
  2. Advanced Round (Mandatory for Digital)
TCS Ninja Recruitment Process for Freshers

About TCS Ninja Recruitment Process :

TCS Ninja Information
Year of Passing2024
Registrationto be announced
Date of Examto be announced
Job RoleAssociate System Engineer
Package offered
  • For UG

INR (3,36,877 + 60,000*)

  • For PG

INR (3,53,578 + 60,000*)

TCS Ninja Recruitment Pattern for the Batch 2024

TCS Ninja starts with an Aptitude Test and those who clear the test will be called for the Interview Process (Both Technical and HR). The Hiring Test is conducted in 2 rounds:

  • Round 1 – Aptitude Test (also known as Foundation Round)
  • Round 2 – Interview

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First Round – Aptitude Test

The Aptitude Test of TCS Ninja 2023 was earlier divided into 4 sections but now as Ninja Profile is being hired via NQT it has been divided into  3 sections.

TCS Ninja Recruitment Process Number of Questions Total Time Difficulty Level
Foundation Numerical Ability 20 Questions 75 minutes (shared) Medium
Foundation Verbal Ability 25 Questions 75 minutes (shared) Medium to High
Foundation Reasoning Ability 20 Questions 75 minutes (shared) Medium

TCS Ninja Exam Pattern 2024

As Ninja Profile is being hired by TCS NQT Exam so the sections for Ninja profile has been named as Foundation Section and number of sections has been reduced to 3.

TCS Ninja Exam 2024 consists of the following sections:

  1. Quantitative Ability
  2. English
  3. Logical Reasoning
  • Questions will be of both types i.e MCQ and Non MCQ.

Interview Process

After the completion of the Aptitude Exam, the students who will clear the cut-off for the Aptitude Exam will be called for an Interview Process.

There are 2 rounds of Interviews (Though due to the pandemic, they were clubbed together in one single round). The rounds are:

  1. Technical Interview
  2. HR Interview

Technical Interview

This round is mainly to assess the technical skills of a candidate. The candidate should be well versed in the subjects that he/she mentions on the resume.

HR Interview

In this round, the interviewer mainly wants to see how a candidate is acting in a particular situation. The interviewer also tests the communication skills of a candidate. 

A few common questions asked in the HR Interview Round are: 

  • Tell me about yourself.
  • Do you have any issues with relocation?
  • Why this company?
  • What are your future goals?

And many more. 

TCS Ninja Recruitment Process: Interview Experience


  • Name: Harshit Balakrishnan
  • College: Don Bosco Institute of Technology, Bangalore
  • Branch: ECE
  • Type of Interview: On-Campus Interview

Student Interview

I am an ECE student but wanted to join an MNC like TCS, Cognizant or L&T. When our placement cell informed about the TCS Ninja on-campus drive in our college, I applied immediately I will share my TCS Ninja Interview Experiences.

I started collecting materials to prepare for TCS Ninja interviews and was regularly in touch with my placement trainers so that I can get placed in TCS Ninja. The trainers gave me some materials. They also asked me to prepare for the placements through PrepInsta. The website helped me to prepare for almost all the sections of the recruitment process. I found a lot of valuable information about the recruitment process as well as sample questions for the entire recruitment process.

Round 1: Online Exam

My TCS Interview Experience took place in two rounds. The first round was an online test that had four sections.


  • No. of Questions: 1
  • Time: 75 min (Shared)

English Verbal

  • No. of Questions – 25
  • Time  allotted – 75 mins (shared)

Quantitative Ability

  • No. of Question: 20
  • Time Allotted: 75 mins (shared)

Reasoning Ability

  • No. of Question: 20
  • Time allotted: 75 mins(Shared)

The online test took place for 75 mins and then advanced Round was there, I was informed that I would get results by the end of the day. I cleared the Foundation round and then called for the interview which was scheduled the next day.

Round 2: Interview Round

One representative conducted the interview. He asked me to share my resume and started asking me questions.

Technical Questions

Some of the questions asked in this section were:

  1. What are the properties of intrinsic semiconductor?
  2. What is modulation and its types?
  3. What is the difference between electronics and electricals?
  4. What is the difference between C and C++?
  5. What is OOPS?
  6. What is a Linked List?

All these questions went well. They were simple, and I answered them all. The interviewer also asked me to write some simple programs of my choice. I wrote a program to check even-odd number.

HR Questions

Towards the end, he asked me some HR related questions, such as:

Tell me about yourself.

To this, I described my early education, the projects I have been working on, and my extracurricular activities.

Why do you want to shift your domain from ECE to IT?

I confidently answered this question that I have worked with hardware part of the devices, and I am aware of the basics of coding. I also told that I wish to learn more about programming.

How many offers do you have?

I gave an honest answer that until the 3rd year of my academics, I did not have a perfect score and was not allowed to sit in campus placement until then. But, I worked hard in my final year to achieve a good score and grab a good placement option.

Why don’t you join your father’s business?

I told him that my father business had a fewer opportunity also it did not have anything related to my degree.

The interview took around 45 minutes. A week later, I received my acceptance email. I was excited to join the company.

About Tata Consultancy Services

  • TCS abbreviated as Tata Consultancy Services is an Indian multinational technology service and consulting firm.
  • It is headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
  • It is the largest IT services company in the world by market capitalization.
TCS Ninja Recruitment Process For Freshers

TCS Ninja Recruitment Process for Freshers
(Batch 2024)

FAQs on TCS Ninja Recruitment Process 2024

What is the difference between NQT & TCS Ninja Hiring?

Earlier TCS used to conduct a separate exam for Ninja profiles via iON Platform but from this year Ninja has been merged into NQT and Ninja profiles will be hired via TCS NQT only. So there is no difference between Ninja and NQT Hiring.

What are the TCS Ninja Test dates?

The tentative test date will be communicated individually to students through the mail by TCS.

How will we get the results of the Test?

As part of the hiring process, only shortlisted students will receive further communication on their registered email IDs.

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