TCS NQT Aptitude Questions and Answers

TCS NQT Aptitude Papers 2021-20


12 - 14


40 mins

No. of Ques

26 Ques.

Negative Marking


TCS NQT Aptitude Curriculum

TCS NQT Aptitude Questions and Answers

Total Questions : 26

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Interview Experience

Student Interview

We were informed by our professor that the placement drive would begin from next month, and this year, TCS will also be coming for the campus interview. Our professor provided us the registration link so that we can register ourselves for the interview. I contacted my seniors and got information about Prepinsta’s TCS previous year paper based preparation resource for the written round. I immediately started preparing for the drive. There were three rounds in the process of the interview, written test, technical, and HR interview.

Written Test

The first written round had four sections, English, quantitative aptitude, programming concept, and coding.

Section Question Types No. of Questions Duration
  • Sentence Completion
15 10 min
Quantitative Aptitude
  • Time & work
  • Profit & Loss
  • Number, decimal fraction
  • Time, Speed & Distance
  • Blood relations
15 30 min
Programming Concept
  • Iteration, procedural vs Oop.
  • Data Structure
10 20 min
  • C/C++
  • Java
  • Python 2.7
1 Problem Statement 30 min


Technical Interview

We were already informed that the technical round would be tricky, and only 10% of the students will be selected. I was very nervous as I had no idea what type of questions would be asked. There were 2 interviews in the technical round. One was the TCS Ninja, and another was TCS Digital. For the first interview, the few technical questions asked to me were:

Interviewer: What is data encapsulation?

Me: I explained the concept of data encapsulation.

Interviewer: Can you give an example for it?

Me: I gave a real-life example of a different section in the company, like the accounts section, finance section, etc.

Also, the interviewer asked the following questions:

  1. Are there any differences between C++ and JAVA?
  2. Explain the Oops concept and its real-time example.

The interview went for around 25 minutes. After the first interview was over the students shortlisted for the second round were announced. I was selected for the next TCS Digital round.

In the second interview, I was asked questions about my last semester academic project. He then asked me questions about the Artificial intelligence network. and ADHOC network. Further, he asked me to explain the rule mining algorithms for database and how dynamic signature is done using pattern signature. The interview was very difficult, but I somehow managed to crack it and was selected for the third round.

HR Interview Round

The HR round was held after an hour in the seminar hall. The HR was seated there, and he already had my resume with him. The few questions asked to me were:

  1. Introduce yourself.
  2. Why do you want to join TCS?
  3. Are you fine with relocation?
  4. Where do you see yourself in the next five years?

After the interview was over, the result was announced in 3 hours, and I was selected in one of the leading IT Company of India.

Analytics for TCS NQT Quants Section

Stats about TCS NQT Aptitude Section 2020

Number of Questions 26 Questions
Cut-Off 22 Questions
Difficulty high

Topic Wise Analytics

Probability Question 2
Difficulty high
Importance high
Clocks and Calendars Questions 0-1
Difficulty medium
Importance medium
P&C Questions 1-2
Difficulty high
Importance high
Number System Questions 0-1
Difficult low
Importance low
LCM & HCF Questions 0-1
Difficulty low
Importance low
Percentage Questions 0-1
Difficulty low
Importance low
Geometry Questions 2
Difficulty medium
Importance medium
Reasoning Questions 0-1
Difficulty medium
Importance High
Work and TIme Questions 0-2
Diffiiculty high
Importance high
Speed Time Distance Questions 0-1
Difficulty medium
Importance high
Series and Progression Questions 0-1
Difficulty high
Importance high
Number Series Questions 0-2
Difficulty medium
importance medium
Equations Questions 0-2
Difficulty medium
Importance high
Others Questions 0-1
Difficulty medium
Importance medium



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