What is TCS NQT 2023?

What is TCS NQT 2023?

What is National Qualifier Test (NQT)?

TCS NQT 2023 has completely changed it’s test pattern as from now onwards there are Two section in the online assessment
 
Part A- Foundation Section (ninja profile)
Part B- Advanced Section (digital profile)
 

 

What is TCS NQT? 2023
Registrations Starts on 23rd June 2022 (onwards)
Registration Ends on 29th July 2022
Hall Ticket 2 days before exam
In-Center Test 15th August 2022 (onwards)
  • National Qualifier Test (NQT) Part A is also known as Foundation Section which has following sub- section:
    • Verbal Ability : Tests reading comprehension and written communication.
    • Numerical Ability : Covers basic numerical and statistical operations and tests the candidate’s ability to infer meaning from numerical information.
    • Reasoning Ability : Tests the candidate’s ability to apply deductive and inductive logic, and critical thinking in solving everyday problems.
    • Traits: Test your psychometric ability, that what is your thinking.
  • TCS NQT Part B which is also known as Advanced Section is further sub- divided into 3 section:
    • Advanced Quantitative Ability :- Tests the advance level of quantitative knowledge.
    • Advanced Coding: – This measures Advance level Coding strength of the applicants.
    • Advanced Reasoning Ability: Test’s candidates mental and reasoning thinking skills.
  • Note: The test will be conducted in English language only.

TCS Ninja: TCS Ninja is a name given by TCS to recruit fresh graduates across India through a National Qualifier Test, students qualifying TCS Ninja get a package of around 3.5 LPA.

What are TCS NQT 2023 Highlights

TCS NQT Syllabus and Exam Pattern

About National Qualifer Test (NQT)

It is a multi-level assessment that evaluates freshmen's skills and competency

Entry-level employment demand competency in the essential cognitive tasks.

The necessary cognitive tasks are required for entry-level job

What is TCS NQT Exam Pattern

Written Exam

Date of Exam: 15th August 2022 onwards

TCS NQT Exam Section Analysis

TCQ NQT contains the following 2 sections:

  • Part A: Foundation Section
    • Verbal Ability – 25 Questions | 75 mins(shared)
    • Reasoning Ability –  20 Questions | 75 mins(shared)
    • Numerical Ability – 20 Questions  | 75 mins(shared)
    • Traits – 4- 5 Question | 75 mins(shared)
  • Part B: Advanced Section
    • Advanced Quantitative Ability- 10 Questions | 35 mins (shared)
    • Advanced Reasoning Ability- 10 Questions | 35 mins (shared)
    • Advanced Coding- 2 Questions | 55 mins

Difficulty: Hard

Allotted Time: 165 mins

IMPORTANT NOTE:
  1. There will be no negative marking.
  2. TCS NQT is non- adaptive this year
  3. You will not get any extra rough paper in the exam as a calculator and Rough Paper will be available on your Desktop Screen. You are not allowed to move your eyes down while giving the examination.

TCS NQT 2023 Exam Pattern

TCS NQT Detailed Paper Pattern for 2023:

TCS NQT SectionTotal TimeTotal Questions
Part A : Foundation Section (Mandatory for Ninja Aspirants)
  
Traits75 mins (shared)1
Numerical Ability75 mins (shared)20
Verbal Ability75 mins (shared)25
Reasoning Ability75 mins (shared)20
Part B : Advanced Section (Mandatory for Digital Aspirants) 
Advanced Quantitative Ability35 mins (shared)10
Advanced Reasoning Ability35 mins (shared)10
Advanced Coding55 mins2
Total Duration165 mins88

What are TCS NQT 2023 Interview Rounds

TCS NQT has 2 interview rounds, Technical Interview followed by HR interview

Technical Interview

  • Learn Basic Coding Languages like C and C++
  • Learn Basic Questions on :
    • C Prog
    • DSA
    • OOPS
    • Software Engineering
  • Learn In depth about Final Year Project
  • Choose Your Strongest Coding Languages
  • Learn Basic Programs on C :
    • Procedural Programs
    • Palindrome
    • Recursion
  • Learn all the languages mentioned in your Resume

HR/ MR Interview

  • Work on Your Ethics and Values
  • Have a Strong Grip on Vocabulary
  • Always mention about “Growth from Learning New Experiences”
  • Click on the button below for All the Questions
  • Learn Basics of Managerial Qualities
  • Talk about all the managerial works in the past
  • Have a Strong Grip on Vocabulary
  • Click on button below to find MR Round Questions
TCS NQT Apply Link

Apply Now

TCS NQT Registration link for 2023 batch has been announced. The registration is happening via TCS Next-Step Platforms . You can begin your registration by clicking on the link below:-

What is TCS NQT Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility criteria for TCS NQT 2023 all the Streams of Engineering Students in UG/PG are eligible.

Criteria

Requirements

QualificationFULL TIME GRADUATES FROM B.E / B.TECH / M.E / M.TECH of 2023 batch
Eligible Streams from UG/PGAll Engineering Streams.
Percentage Criteria60% throughout Academics in X/XII/UG/PG
Backlog Criteria1 Active Backlog at the time of appearing for the Exam
Gap CriteriaOverall Gap in Academic Career not to exceed 2 years

What is TCS NQT Syllabus

Topics asked in Aptitude(Arranged by Importance Order) –

  • Geometry
  • Series and Progressions
  • Reasoning
  • Sudoku
  • Probability
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Time Speed Distance
  • Equations
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Ratio and Proportions
  • Work and Time
  • Number System
  • LCM & HCF
  • more + (other topics given below on the page)

Note – Topics like blood relations and functions are not asked in exam at all. Most website just copy-paste random topics of Aptitude. Only PrepInsta does extensive research and breakdown.

Additional Information

  • No of Questions – 20 Questions
  • Cut-off- None
  • Sectional Time – 75 mins (shared)

Topic asked in TCS NQT Verbal

  • Grammar
    • Articles
    • Most confused words
    • Subject-Verb Agreement
    • Nouns
    • Tenses
    • Modals
    • Spellings
  • More

Additional Information

  • No of Questions – 25 Questions
  • Cut-off- None
  • Sectional Time – 75 mins (shared)

Topics asked in Logical Reasoning Ability

  • Meaningful Word Creation
  • Number Series
    • Missing Number Single
    • Missing Number Analogy
  • Blood Relations
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Ages
  • Data Sufficiency
    • Rank Based Logic
    • Ages
  • Seating Arrangement (Easy)
  • Seating Arrangement (Complex)
  • Odd Man Out
    • Numbers
    • Logical
  • Distance and Directions
  • Statement and Conclusion
  • Analogy
  • Mathematical Operational Arrangement
  • Symbols and Notations
  • More Topics

Additional Information

  • No of Questions – 20 Questions
  • Cut-off- None
  • Sectional Time – 75 mins (shared)

Topics asked in Advance Aptitude-

  • Geometry
  • Series and Progressions
  • Reasoning
  • Sudoku
  • Probability
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Time Speed Distance
  • Equations
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Ratio and Proportions
  • Work and Time
  • Number System
  • LCM & HCF
  • more + (other topics given below on the page)

Additional Information

  • No of Questions – 10 Questions
  • Cut-off- None
  • Sectional Time – 35 mins (Shared)

TCS NQT Advance Coding Syllabus

Practice the following topics to strengthen this section:

  • C
  • C++
  • Java
  • Perl
  • Python
  • More

Additional Information

  • No of Questions – 2 Question
  • Cut-Off – None
  • Sectional Time – 55 mins

Topics asked in Advanced Logical Reasoning Ability

  • Meaningful Word Creation
  • Number Series
    • Missing Number Single
    • Missing Number Analogy
  • Blood Relations
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Ages
  • Data Sufficiency
    • Rank Based Logic
    • Ages
  • Seating Arrangement (Easy)
  • Seating Arrangement (Complex)
  • Odd Man Out
    • Numbers
    • Logical
  • Distance and Directions
  • Statement and Conclusion
  • Analogy
  • Mathematical Operational Arrangement
  • Symbols and Notations
  • More Topics

Additional Information

  • Total Number of Questions – 10 Questions
  • Cut-Off – None
  • Time – 35 mins (Shared)

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Additional Information (FAQ's)

Has TCS NQT Written Exam pattern has been changed?

Yes, there is a complete change in TCS NQT 2023 Placement Exam, now the whole exam is categorized in 2 parts

Part A: Foundation Section

Part B: Advanced Section

Do TCS NQT change their selection criteria every year?

Yes, TCS is very dynamic with their selection. They keep on implementing new things in their selection .

Which branches are Eligible for TCS NQT 2023?

For B.E./ B.Tech all streams are eligible like CSE, IT, ECE, ME, CE, etc
But for M.E./ M.Tech only circuital branches like CSE, IT, ECE etc are eligible.

What are the steps to register for National Qualifier Test (NQT)?

  • Following is the step-by-step to register for “National Qualifier Test (NQT)”:
      • Click on “REGISTER NOW” button on the TCS page
      • Login with your TCS Next Step credentials, if you are an existing user

    OR

    • Sign up if you are a new user and enter all the required details. Once you have completed the sign up, you can proceed with the NQT registration.
    • Fill in all the required details once the registration page opens.
    • Click on “Submit” to complete the registration.
    • You will receive a successful registration message on your registered email ID/mobile number.
    • You can view the registration details from the above tabs like Academic and work details, other details etc
    • Agree to TCS Terms and Conditions.
    • Now apply option will come for TCS Recruitment Drive and choose the test mode according to your preference.
  • Note: Please ensure that your email ID and mobile number are correctly entered. All test related communication will be sent on the email ID/mobile number provided by you

Who can apply for the National Qualifier Test (NQT)?

Candidates eligible to apply for the National Qualifier Test (NQT) should meet the below eligibility criteria:

  • UG, PG and Diploma students in their pre-final and final year of study
  • Students with any degree and specialisation/discipline
  • Freshers with less than 2 years of experience
  • Age limit – minimum 18 years and maximum 28 years

What are the different modes of assessment available?

  • For the August 2023 schedule, National Qualifier Test (NQT) will be conducted in 2 modes:
    • 1. Online Remote Proctored Assessment
    • 2. In-Centre Assessment conducted at TCS iON Digital Zones
  • You can choose one of these options while registering, based on the computer and network infrastructure availability at your home.

When should I opt for Online Remote Proctored Assessment or In-Centre Assessment modes?

 

  • You should opt for Online Remote Proctored Assessment, if you want to take it online using a laptop/desktop. Please make sure the following requirements are met. Mobile devices are not supported for this assessment.
    • Windows/Ubuntu OS
    • Google Chrome browser
    • Minimum 2 mbps Internet connectivity
    • A working webcam
  • If you do not have the required infrastructure for the Online Remote Proctored Assessment, you can choose In-Centre option to appear for the test physically from a TCS iON Digital Zone.

 

Where can I view my completed registration details? How can I edit my submitted application?

You can view the registration details from ‘Track My Application” on the “TCS Next Step” page, using your TCS credentials. You can edit your application on or before the registration closure date.

Can I change my mode of test, from Online Remote Proctored Assessment to In-Centre or vice versa?

No you can not change the mode of the test once you choose it, so we recommend you to choose wisely.

What happens if I am unable to give the NQT because of power failure or due to my inability to travel to the test centre?

 

  • For Online Remote Proctored Assessment:

    In genuine cases, as confirmed by the remote proctor who is monitoring your test, you will be given additional time in line with the time lost due to such issues, up to a maximum of 30 minutes. You can also take the next NQT, in the next cycle, as and when the dates are announced.

  • For In-Centre Assessment:

    Since NQTs are planned to be conducted every quarter, you can take the next NQT, in the next cycle, as and when the dates are announced

 

How do I familiarise myself with Online Remote Proctored Assessment? If I face any issues during the test, whom should I reach out to?

TCS iON will share links for taking mock tests on your registered email ID. You can take the mock test to familiarise yourself with the whole test. If you face any issues during the test, you can reach out to the TCS iON HelpDesk (1800 266 6282) for support.

 

How will the results be communicated?

After you complete the test, results will be screened and your scores will be shared to your registered email ID and mobile number that you provided during the test registration. This may take up to 3 days. In case you do not get your score within 3 days, you can reach out to TCS iON HelpDesk (1800 266 6282).