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System Engineer
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)
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3 rounds | 1 Coding problems
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Preparation
Duration: 3 months
Topics: Data Structures and Algorithms, DBMS, OOPS(C++ and Java), Operating Systems, Technical questions related to NodeJs and MongoDB
Tip
Tip

Tip 1 : Thorough understanding and technical knowledge of all your projects
Tip 2 : Basic knowledge of latest technologies in industry such as AI, Cloud, ML
Tip 3 : Practice questions in Data structures and algorithms to clear technical round.

Application process
Where: Campus
Eligibility: Minimum 60% throughout academics and aggregate 70% in highest qualification upto which results are declared.No active backlog
Resume Tip
Resume tip

Tip 1 : Do not mention anything that you don't know completely.
Tip 2 : You should have atleast 2 projects in your resume .

Interview rounds
01
Round
Medium
Online Coding Interview
Duration60 Minutes
Interview date3 Oct 2020
Coding problem0

The first round was the Online aptitude and English mcqs. In the first section, which was english there were 15 questions and the time alloted was 10 mins. Few were easy questions but some of them were passage based and time consuming. Th next section was Quantitative. There were 15 questions and time allocated was 40 mins. In this 10 questions were mcq based and the rest 5 were fill in the box. Negative marking was also there in both the sections except in quant where the 5 questions were of fill in the box. The test was conducted in evening and the test was proctored. TCS gives instructions for installing their own software (on which the test is conducted) before the test. TCS also conducts mock test 2 days before the test so that you get familiar with the environment.

02
Round
Easy
Online Coding Test
Duration60 Minutes
Interview date4 Oct 2020
Coding problem1

There were 2 coding questions which needed to be done in 60 mins. The next question will be unlocked only if you submit the first one and all the test cases passed for that.The test was conducted in morning. TCS conducts the mock test befor the actual test. Make sure you do that in order to understand the platform. The plagiarism is strictly detected by TCS so the code should be of your own. This test was not proctored.

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03
Round
Medium
Video Call
Duration50 Minutes
Interview date13 Oct 2020
Coding problem0

The last round was the interview Round held on MS teams. There was a panel of three members - technical, HR and manegerial. The interview was held around 3-4pm. The interviewers were friendly and polite.They asked for introduction and verified my documents. Then first technical questions were asked related to my resume. The interviewer asked questions related to my summer internship and then projects I had mentioned in my resume. Since I had done my projects in NodeJs and MongoDb . He asked few questions related to that only. Then he aksed if I have any knowledge about technologies such as ML, AI and cloud. He asked me two questions related to Cloud technology. The HR and manegerial questions were like: 
1. Tell about your strength and weaknesses.
2. Are you willing to relocate?
3. Tell us about your Role mOdel.
4. Have you appeared for any interview before this?
5. Your dream company?
6. In a team work, if your team mates are busy and you need help, what will you do?

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