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Tata Consultancy Services Systems Engineer Trainee Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jul 9, 2014
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I applied through college or university and interviewed at Tata Consultancy Services.

Interview Details – Direct interview - campus recruit

Interview Question – None, be yourself stay calm. Don't need to give correct answers always. Answer cool   Answer Question

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Assistant Systems Engineer Trainee

I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at Tata Consultancy Services in November 2010.

Interview Details – Interviewer is a HR, there was no technical interview. Gave my intro.
 He asked about my academic projects. He basically tested my communication skills. Talked about my hobbies, technical skills, and finally about my position.

Negotiation Details – No negotiation.

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I applied through college or university and interviewed at Tata Consultancy Services.

Interview Details – Written test on verbal and IQ

Interview Question – Give an example of your adaptability skill.   Answer Question

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Assistant Systems Engineer-trainee
Charlotte, NC

I applied through college or university and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Tata Consultancy Services in May 2008.

Interview Details – First round of interview was IQ and English After clearing that had 2 rounds of interviews. First was technical interview, which was 1 Hr long and then next round was mental stress round.

Interview Question – Question based on Fraction from 11th std physics   View Answer

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Assistant Systems Engineer Trainee
Bangalore (India)

I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at Tata Consultancy Services in July 2011.

Interview Details – easy written test and the interview was not that much technical. All you have to do is say something and not sit quietly if you dont know just say i dont know or answer anything even if it is wrong

Interview Question – Why do you want to join TCS   Answer Question

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Chennai (India)

I applied through college or university and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Tata Consultancy Services.

Interview Details – Be sure with your basics. That is all about it. You don't need to study all the things. Be confident and flexible. TCS interview interview alll about being positive. Learn the basics of your background even if you are from non IT background. The HRs would be very flexible with their questions if you are different background.

Interview Question – Sitching from non-IT background to IT background.   Answer Question

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Assistant Systems Engineer Trainee
Hyderābād (India)

I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Tata Consultancy Services in March 2014.

Interview Details – Interview Rounds:
Screening: All India Test which tested writing and quantitative ability.
First Round: Technical questions and general ability to converse (around 15 minutes)
Second Round: HR Round (around 15 minutes)
Interview Experience:
Very well received and well informed about the interview rounds and the duration of the interview.
well organized and structured.

Interview Question – You have two sand timers with you. One can measure 4 minutes and the other sand timer can measure 5 minutes. This means that it takes 4 minutes for the sand timer to completely empty the sand from one portion to the other.

You have to measure 7 minutes using both the timers. How will you measure it.
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Interviewed at Tata Consultancy Services

Interview Details – Initially we should apply to the company using exclusive portal called nextstep.. its a connecting network between us and tcs. after that u will scheduled a written examination, upon success full completion we will be notified and then called for interview

Interview Question – why should i hire only u when three of ur friends had also attended the interview , do u think ur better than them   Answer Question

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Assistant Systems Engineer - Trainee
Bhubaneswar (India)

I applied through college or university and the process took 3 days - interviewed at Tata Consultancy Services in September 2013.

Interview Details – Technical interview procedure:

This section is totally based on face-to-face interview. Most of the students were rejected from this interview.

Technical interview:
Questions will be asked form various programming languages like C, C++ & java. And interviewer will ask the questions based on your AREA OF INTEREST, PROJECT done by you. For every question, interviewer will expect an elaborated answer than the short answer.

HR interview:
It will be like stress interview. There is a possibility for asking the technical questions. But technical questions will ask to test the patience and coolness of a candidate. Some interviewer asks questions rapidly. Sometimes candidate will be asked to talk about current affairs. Candidates have to manage the environment and satisfy the interviewer.

Interview Question – Another name for pentium processor ?
What is cloud computing?
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Chennai (India)

I applied through college or university - interviewed at Tata Consultancy Services in October 2013.

Interview Details – It was a campus placement and I was a core branch student who had a direct interview due to a good cgpa. It was the first ever job interview I was going to attend and I was obviously nervous inside but had to keep smiling throughout . The entire interview was for about 45 minutes. There were 3 persons in the panel. One was the HR. The first question was "Tell me about yourself".
 Technical questions were from data structures like types of lists,concept of stack,queue,basic C and C++ ,differences between C and C++, and practical applications of stack,queue,list.
The HR questions were the usual : 1. Why IT 2. Why TCS 3. Ready for night shifts 4.Interested in higher education?

Interview Questions

  • 1.Tell me the recent trends in anything   View Answer
  • 2. What ever you say is being entered into the compter do not say that you are ready to go outside your state/relocate   View Answer

Negotiation Details – Always keep a smile and maintain eye contact with all the persons in the panel. Let your hands be freely moving . If you do not know an answer ,say them " I can't remember right now sir " instead of saying something wrong.

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