Tata Consultancy Services Interview Questions - TCS 2014 - Noida, March 21, 2014
TR (Technical Round).
I - Good Morning Sir! May I come In.
He - Good Morning! Come In, Please Sit.
--Shaked Hands with smile--.
--Maintain a positive smile on face--.
He - You have maintained your profile good.
What are your favorite subjects ?
I - C, c++ java.
He - (Negatively) I asked subjects not languages.
I - (Confused as not prepared for other subjects) said DS, Programming.
He - Okay write down algo for Heap Sort.
I - I am unable to recall the algo at the moment, sorry !
I - Sir, I would like to tell you that I am more into programming with c, c++, java and have prepared for the same at the moment. So.
He - Alright tell me about your project.
I - told blah blah blah. Used struts. Was team lead etc.
He - (Not influenced yet) Anyways tell me if you could reverse your name "Arvind Kumar" to "Kumar Arvind" without using arrays and in java only.
I - (bit excited) wrote the program using substring ().
He - Okay good! Can you tell me methods of the servlet.
I - init () service () destroy (). Blah blah blah.
DoGet () doPost () doDelete () doTrace (). Etc.
He - Tell me how does link opens up the servlet.
I - told about web. Xml concepts.
He - Tell me how does a servlet knows a link is clicked.
I - servlet cannot know if a link is clicked or not as its part of user-side event.
However, servlet can know the pressed link if a request is transferred using POSt GET etc.
A pressed link could be know through java-script only.
He - (SHAKING HANDS) Okay Arvind! We Are done with the TR, you may wait for further rounds.
I - Thank You! Sir.
However I was surprised that I didn't cleared the TR.
Later was told to LEAVE FOR THE DAY.
But I can tell you what questions were asked to others in MR, HR.
2. MR (Manager Round).
Ques-Tell me something about yourself?
Are you Adaptive?
Are you capable of handling deadlines/stress?
What would you prefer & why : success / achievement (tough question. )?
Asked to complete the program of TR in 3-4 ways. (answer confidently how many ways you can do it prior to answering).
Suddenly a Rapid Fire Question (y/n) you may answer within 2 sec or else he goes for next question. Question include technical (e.g. Java support pointer. Servlet's service() method cannot be overridden. etc).
They may criticize you about your look and compare you drastically with others of the lot. Just show them you are better than others.
Be confident (by this I mean don't shiver there).
3. HR (Human Resource Round).
Ques - How long have you been waiting?
Have you got placed anywhere?
If yes-Why are you giving interview here, You may answered same"Why XYZ?" there also, how can I believe you'll stay with TCS.
Do you know about TCS bond?
Would you relocate?
Any family restrictions / problems?
Have you worked with team?
What are you extracurriculars?
How is your girlfriend. How many you have right now?
Would you not stay back in your city for your gf (JUST ANSWER NO)?
You don't love your gf truly. As you'll be leaving her here alone and make out new relationship at some other place. Aren't you ?
Question are tricky and you must answer with confidence. Don't be an emotional fool.
One simple advice to all. Regarding dressing up.
Boys- Wear a shirt / pant with tie (DON'T wear corporate suit).
Girls - Wear Shirt / Long Skirt - Pant (DON'T wear corporate suit).
And usually they won't go through your resume or portfolio.
Be thorough with the projects you have mentioned.
Keep a list of your fav subjects not languages.
Be confident ! Keep Smiling !
All The Best !
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