TCS Written Test Pattern | Online Exam

TCS Online Test Pattern for 2018

TCS has the same pattern for On Campus and Off Campus or any other drive. This year TCS will be hiring 50% less than previous year as the IT sector is facing troubles. Also, TCS has changed the pattern this year and its test questions so questions are changed only find them on MyGeekMonkey.


TCS Test Pattern 2018

The following is the pattern for TCS –

  • Next Step Registration
    • For On Campus – TCS HR’s will visit your campus for 2 days about 1 month before the On Campus drive and will help candidates to register
    • For Off Campus – You have to do it yourself and you can find how to on this page.
  • Written Test
    • email Writing
    • Quants
    • C MCQ
    • Coding(Command Line)
  • Interview Round
    • Technical Interview
    • Managerial Interview
    • HR Interview

TCS Written Test Pattern 2018

As we said earlier that there are 4 sections in the written/online test

Email Writing Section –

There is one question and time given to solve is 10 mins.

Number of Words

  • Minimum – 50 Words
  • Maximum – 100 Words

Question Example – 

You are a part of corporate communication team in your company. The working time period is revised as 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. Using the following phrases, write an email with a minimum of 70 words and a maximum of 100 words to the employees in your company informing the same.

by 30 minutes to avoid traffic – effect from next week – lunch duration-revised working time – reduced by 10 minutes-free breakfast-office will start earlier-till the end of rainy season – will be in effect


Dear All
We hereby announce a change in the work timings as 8.30 AM to 5.00 PM, with effect from next week, till the end of rainy season Which means, office hours would commence 30 mins earlier to cover up minimum 30 Mins extra time being spent during peak hour traffic during monsoons. Also, additional changes include reduction of lunch duration by 10 minutes & timings of free breakfast are now applicable from 7.30 AM to 8.30 AM only. Since request to each one of you to adhere to the new timings.
Have a nice day
Lead – Corporate Communications

TCS Aptitude Section

There are 20 questions and time given is 40 mins. Also, 18 questions carry 1 mark however 2 questions that are called star marked questions (will have a Star at the top) will carry 2 marks.

There is negative marking in this section, 0.33 negative marking for normal questions and 0.66 negative marking for star marked questions.

Topics –

  • Probability
  • Clocks and Calendar
  • Permutations and Combinations
  • Number System and HCF & LCM
  • Percentages
  • Allegations and Mixtures
  • Ratios, Proportion and Averages
  • Work and Time
  • Series and Progressions
  • Time, speed, distance
  • Equations
  • Reasoning
  • Geometry
  • Arrangements and Series

In this section there are 10 questions and the time given is 20 mins.

You can find previous year questions for TCS C MCQ Section on our TCS Dashboard

TCS Coding/ Command Line Questions

There are completely different that normal Coding questions if you don’t know how to solve using command line coding make sure that you visit our TCS Coding Dashboard here.