TCS NQT 2020 Interview Questions - Technical and HR Rounds Covered | PlacementSeason


Note: The TCS NQT 2020 dates have been changed (postponed as of July 10th, 2019). We have updated the dates accordingly in all our blog posts. All the dates mentioned in our blog posts are in-line with the latest information.

The most-awaited recruitment drive of the year is here! We have come closer to TCS National Qualifier Test 2020/TNQT 2020/TCS NQT 2020. We hope you are all set to face the TCS NQT 2020 on 3rd and 4th August, 2019. You are in the last stage of preparations. What now?

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Once you clear the TCS National Qualifier Test 2020, you will be called for Interviews from August 9th onward. While all the students across the nation are focused on the TCS NQT 2020 preparation, you should not forget the interview preparation also weighs equally important. We, at PlacementSeason, are receiving several questions on TCS NQT 2020 interview questions.

In the following article, you can see the latest TCS NQT 2020 interview questions that were recently asked in the TCS NQT interviews. Continue reading…

TCS NQT 2020 Technical Interview Questions

In TCS NQT 2020 technical interview, the questions will be mostly from the following subject areas:

Core Subjects:

Here, all we want to say is that you need to be very sure about your areas of interest you have entered in your resume. Remember, TCS NQT 2020 technical interview will be purely based on these.

For CS/IT/MCA/Other Coding Domain Students:

As you are from Computer Science background, you will be tested for your knowledge of programming. It’s been noted that most of the students from CS background faced questions in the following areas:

  • Computer Networks
  • DBMS
  • Software Management
  • Operation systems
  • Cloud Computing

For EEE/Mech/Biotech/Chemical Engg/Other Non-Coding Domain Students:

Being a student from the non-CS background, you’re expected to possess basic knowledge in programming. Accordingly, the non-CS students were asked to do coding for simple programs.

Some Repeatedly Asked Questions:

  • Swap two numbers without using a third variable
  • What is the function?
  • Generate Fibonacci series from 0
  • What are pointers & arrays?
  • GCD/LCM of two numbers
  • Inserting & deleting a node in a linked list
  • Factorial of a number
  • Difference between stack & queue
  • Check if a number is palindrome or not
  • What’s a circular linked list?
  • Prime number program
  • Check if a year is a leap year or not

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Not only your core subjects, but you need to be thorough in your projects as well. In this, being thorough would mean that you must know each and every detail about your projects that you have entered in your resume. In previous TCS Ninja interviews, the students were asked to even chalk down the logic and/or draw the circuit diagrams.

Checklist Given to Your Interviewer:

A checklist will be given to your interviewer by TCS HR, with a list of recommended topics he/she must ask the student. This checklist will vary depending upon your background education. Let’s have a look at those checklists here:

For CS/IT/MCA/Other Coding Domain Students:

  • Stick to the languages & technologies entered in the resume
  • Basic questions on the following topics are essential: C, OOPS, Software Engineering, and/or DSA
  • If the following topics are mentioned in a resume, the questions must be asked on the same: DBMS, Computer Networks, and/or Operating Systems
  • Questions about the final year projects

For EEE/Mech/Biotech/Chemical Engg/Other Non-Coding Domain Students:

  • Stick to the languages & technologies entered in the resume
  • Very basic questions on the following topics are essential: C, OOPS and/or other programming languages entered in the resume
  • Questions about the final year projects
  • Can make students draw diagrams & circuit diagrams and write formulas, and/or definitions. Note: Only on topics related to his/her final year project
  • About his/her favorite subject and basic questions on it

TCS NQT 2020 HR Interview Questions

The previous TCS Ninja HR interview questions are given below:

    • Tell about yourself
    • What do you know about the company?
    • What in your opinion is the greatest strength of TCS?
    • What are your hobbies?
    • What is/are your area/areas of interest?
    • Do you believe in teamwork?
    • Are you willing to work in any location in India?
    • What are your strengths/weaknesses?
    • Where do you see yourself in the next five years?
    • Are you willing to work in variable shifts?
    • Why TCS?
    • How will you handle a situation if your team members are on holiday, and the task has to be delivered the next day?

Note: For each of these questions, try to develop an answer by yourself. At the same time, you are advised not to by heart them. Instead, chalk down all the pointers for each question during the TCS NQT 2020 interview preparation. This will help prevent unwanted pressure during the time of the interview.

TCS NQT 2020 Interview Success Tips:

Following are the most important success tips that you must know before knocking the TCS NQT 2020 Interview:

    • Answer all the questions with confidence.
    • Be clear with what you have entered in your resume.
    • Never give a wrong answer to the interviewer. If you don’t know the answer to any question, just be honest about it. Never assume that the interviewer wouldn’t know about it.
    • Try to provide detailed answers to all the questions. It’s better if you can provide examples.
    • Get to know about TCS very well. Learn about their products and services before the TCS NQT 2020 interview.
    • Get connected with other students from your batch and previous batch to gain more insights and experiences. Join our Telegram broadcast channel to become a part of the country’s largest student network.

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