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ToggleAbout TCS :
For individuals gearing up for TCS placements in 2024, understanding the revamped syllabus is crucial. In this article, we provide an indepth overview of the TCS placement syllabus, encompassing both OnCampus and OffCampus recruitment processes.
With recent updates, the TCS test now comprises two main rounds –

 Foundation

 Advanced
,catering to three distinct job profiles: Ninja, Digital, and Prime.
Key Notes :

 No Negative Marking:

 The TCS NQT for 2024 will not feature negative marking. This provides candidates with the opportunity to approach questions strategically without the fear of penalties.

 No Negative Marking:

 NonAdaptive Test:

 TCS NQT is nonadaptive this year. This means that the difficulty level of the questions remains constant throughout the test, allowing candidates to plan their time effectively.

 NonAdaptive Test:

 OnScreen Calculator and Rough Paper:

 Candidates won’t receive physical rough paper during the exam. Instead, a digital calculator and virtual rough paper will be available on the desktop screen. This adjustment aims to streamline the examination process.

 OnScreen Calculator and Rough Paper:

 Restricted Eye Movement:

 A notable change in the exam protocol is the prohibition of moving eyes down while taking the test. This emphasizes the need for focused attention on the screen during the examination.

 Restricted Eye Movement:
Syllabus Breakdown :
Part A : Foundation Section

 Numerical Ability: Assessing candidates’ quantitative aptitude, this section evaluates their mathematical skills and problemsolving capabilities.

 Verbal English: Testing language proficiency and communication skills, this section gauges candidates’ ability to comprehend and respond to English passages.

 Reasoning Ability: Focusing on logical reasoning, this section aims to evaluate candidates’ analytical thinking and decisionmaking skills.
Part B: Advanced Section

 Advanced Quantitative Ability: Building on the foundation round, this section delves deeper into quantitative and analytical reasoning, challenging candidates with more complex problemsolving.

 Advanced Reasoning Ability: Elevating the difficulty, this section assesses candidates’ advanced logical reasoning and critical thinking abilities.

 Advanced Coding: A continuation from the Foundation Round, this section requires candidates to demonstrate advanced coding proficiency, solving intricate programming challenges.
Detailed Syllabus :
Numerical Ability Syllabus
Topics:

 Arrangements and Series

 P&C

 Number System, LCM & HCF

 Percentages

 Allegations and Mixtures

 Probability

 Ratios, Proportion, and Averages

 Reasoning

 Work and Time

 Speed Time and Distance

 Geometry

 Divisibility

 Profit and Loss

 Ages

 Clocks & Calendar

 Series and Progressions

 Equations

 Averages

 Area, Shapes & Perimeter

 Numbers & Decimal Fractions
1. Number System:

 Divisibility

 Numbers and Decimal Fractions

 Number System and HCF & LCM
2. Geometry and Mensuration:

 Shapes, Area & Perimeter
3. Arithmetic Prowess:

 Ages

 Averages

 Equations

 Probability

 Percentages

 Profit & Loss

 Work and Time

 Clocks and Calendar
4. Mathematical Harmony: Ratios, Series, and Progressions:

 Ratios and Proportion

 Series and Progressions
5. Complex Mixtures and Distances:

 Allegations and Mixtures

 Distance, Speed and Time
6. Permutations, Combinations, and Statistics Insights:

 Permutations and Combinations

 Elementary Statistics (Mean, Median, Mode, Standard Deviation, Variance)
7. Insightful Data Interpretation:

 Tabular Data Interpretation

 Graphical Data Interpretation

 Pie Charts Data Interpretation
8. Simplifications & Approximations:

 Simple Arithmetic Calculations
Verbal Ability Syllabus
Topics Overview: Discover the key topics shaping the new TCS English Syllabus
Topics :

 Reading comprehension

 Sentence correction

 Sentence completion

 Error Identification

 Synonyms & Antonyms

 Sentence/Paragraph Rearrangements

 Fill in the blanks

 (Prepositions/Articles Tenses/Conjunctions)

 Sentence Completion

 Words Completion

 Para jumbles

 Error Detection

 Arrangement

 Idiom

 Phrases
1. Grammar Foundations:

 English Grammar

 Spelling

 Grammar
2. Vocabulary Brilliance:

 Selecting Words

 Synonyms and Antonyms
3. Precision in Errors:

 Error Correction

 Identifying Errors
4. Passage Excellence:

 Passage Ordering

 Reading Comprehension
5. Sentence Completion Finesse:

 Sentence Completion
Reasoning Syllabus
Topics:

 Blood Relations

 Seating Arrangement

 CodingDecoding

 Data Sufficiency

 Data Arrangements

 Distance and Directions

 Statement and Conclusion

 Data Interpretation

 Syllogism topics

 Word Pattern

 Letter Series

 Number Series

 Directional Sense

 Cube Folding, Paper Cuts and Folds
1. Word Challenges:

 Identifying Word

 Word Series Questions

 Word Pattern Questions
2. Numeric Patterns:

 Numeric patterns and Number Series Problems
3. ProblemSolving Odyssey:

 Diverse problemsolving scenarios testing analytical thinking.
4. Blood Relations Intricacies:

 Problems based on blood relations.
5. Data and Seating Arrangements:

 Questions on data arrangements and seating arrangements.
6. Figural and Factual Analysis:

 Cube folding, paper cuts, and folds challenges.
7. DecisionMaking Challenges:

 Problems assessing decisionmaking abilities.
8. Data Sufficiency Dilemmas:

 Questions on data sufficiency.
9. Syllogism Mastery:

 Syllogistic reasoning challenges.
10. Propositional Reasoning Exploration:

 Problems based on propositions.
11. Logical Venn Diagrams and DI:

 Challenges involving logical Venn diagrams and data interpretation.
12. Visual/Spatial Reasoning:

 Problems testing visual and spatial reasoning abilities.
Advanced Quantitative Ability
The Syllabus is almost Similar to the Foundation Part but with high difficulty.
This round is characterized by a high difficulty level, aiming to challenge your mathematical and analytical reasoning skills thoroughly.
1. Mathematical Proficiency:

 HCF & LCM and Number System

 Geometry

 Ages

 Allegations and Mixtures

 Averages

 Clocks and Calendars

 Equations

 Percentages
2. Advanced Mathematical Concepts:

 Permutations and Combinations

 Probability

 Profit and Loss

 Ratios and Proportion

 Series and Progressions

 Time, Speed and Distance

 Time and Work
3. Statistical Competence:

 Mean, Median, Mode, Standard Deviation, and Variance
4. Data Interpretation Proficiency:

 Graphical Data Interpretation

 Pie Charts

 Tabular Data Interpretation
5. Fundamental Operations:

 Simple Arithmetic Operations
Advanced Coding
Topics:

 Arrays

 Matrix

 String

 Number Series

 Functions

 Conversions

 Sorting Algorithms
1. Question Structure:

 Two coding questions.

 First question: Easy to Medium difficulty.

 Second question: Medium to high difficulty.
2. Time Allocation:

 Total exam duration:
55 minutes.
 Total exam duration:

 Recommended time for the first question:
25 minutes.
 Recommended time for the first question:

 Recommended time for the second question:
30 minutes.
 Recommended time for the second question:
3. Coding Languages Allowed:

C

C++

Java

Python

Perl
4. Difficulty Levels:

 One question is approachable .

 The second question needs good DSA.
5. Cutoff Criteria:
 For Digital role: Successfully complete at least one question.
 For Prime role: Successful completion of both questions.
Advanced Reasoning
1. Word Mastery:

 Words Identification

 Meaningful Word Creation
2. Numerical Patterns:

 Numeric Patterns
3. Analytical Relationships:

 Letter Analogy

 Ages

 Blood Relations
4. Seating Arrangements:

 Complex Seating Arrangements
5. Spatial Orientation:

 Distance and Directions
6. Analytical Oddities:

 Odd Man Out
7. Symbols and Puzzles:

 Symbols and Notations
8. Visual and Spatial Challenges:

 Cube and Paper Folding

 Visual Reasoning
9. Logical Reasoning:

 Data Sufficiency

 Decision Making

 Syllogism

 Prepositional Reasoning
Conclusion:
Understanding the TCS placement syllabus for 2024 is pivotal for aspirants aiming to secure roles in Ninja, Digital, or Prime profiles. The changes, including the absence of negative marking, nonadaptive testing, and onscreen tools, highlight TCS’s commitment to a fair and efficient evaluation process. Prospective candidates are encouraged to prepare comprehensively for each section to maximize their chances of success in this competitive placement scenario.
For further insights into the detailed pattern and eligibility criteria, refer to the official TCS website. Best of luck to all aspiring candidates!