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TCS NQT recruitment 2024:- Take the first step towards unlocking a world of opportunities with the TCS NQT-National Qualifier Test 2024. By registering now, you can pave the way for exciting career prospects with leading companies like TCS. Seize this invaluable opportunity to propel your career aspirations forward and embark on a transformative professional journey. Don’t let this chance slip away—register today and set yourself on the path to success!

TCS NQT Recruitment 2024

About TCS NQT recruitment 2024

The TCS NQT test is designed to make hiring easier for TCS. If you want to work at TCS, you just need to take one test. Depending on how well you do, you could qualify for different types of interviews—Prime, Digital, or Ninja.

This test is for students who are graduating from 2019-2024 and studying certain subjects. These subjects include Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.), Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.), Master of Technology (M.Tech.), Master of Engineering (M.E.), Master of Computer Applications (M.C.A.), and Master of Science (M.Sc. / M.S.).

TCS NQT recruitment Details

Company NameTata Consultancy Services (TCS)
Name of TestTCS National Qualifier Test 2024
SessionJuly Exam Session
Education QualificationPre-final or final-year students from any stream or degree
Registration StatusOpen
Registration End Date4th July, 2024
Job LocationAcross India
Test Date17th July, 2024

Important date:

TEST DATE17th July, 2024

Eligibility criteria for TCS NQT recruitment

PercentageMinimum 60% or 6 CGPA throughout academics including the highest qualification, till the latest semester for which results have been declared at the time of appearing for the test process. If selected, the offer will be valid only if the degree / provisional degree certificate clearly states that the candidates has cleared Engineering in ‘First Class’ after completion of the course, at the time of joining.
Highest QualificationStudents passing between 2019-2025, who are looking for a job with the following academic degrees: Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) / Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) / Master of Technology (M.Tech.) / Master of Engineering (M.E.) / Master of Computer Applications (M.C.A.) / Master of Science (M.Sc. / M.S.) in any specialization offered by AICTE / UGC recognized universities / colleges.
Backlogs / Arrears / ATKTThe candidates should not have any pending or active backlog / arrear / ATKT at the time of appearing for the TCS Selection process. If selected, no pending backlogs / arrears / ATKT will be permitted at the time of joining TCS. All pending backlogs / arrears / ATKT should be cleared within the course duration stipulated by the University.
Extended EducationNo extended education would be allowed. Candidates should have completed the course in the stipulated course duration.
Gap / Break in EducationIt is mandatory to declare gaps in education, if any. Overall academic gap should not exceed 24 months until highest qualification. Relevant documentation, as applicable, will be checked for gaps in education.
Course TypesOnly full-time courses will be considered (Part-time / Correspondence courses will not be considered).
Open SchoolingCandidates who have completed their Secondary and / or Senior Secondary course from NIOS (National Institute of Open Schooling) are also eligible to apply if the graduation and post-graduation (if applicable) courses are done full-time.
Work ExperienceCandidates with prior work experience of up to 2 years are eligible to apply for this hiring process (Applicable only for post graduate students).
AgeCandidates should be between 18 to 28 years to participate in this hiring event.

TCS NQT – Hiring Categories and Compensation Packages

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) offers a diverse range of career opportunities through its National Qualifier Test (NQT) 2024. The NQT presents three distinct pathways: Prime, Digital, and Ninja, catering to both undergraduate and postgraduate students. Each pathway offers unique opportunities for career advancement and skill development, accompanied by competitive compensation packages.

Prime Pathway:

  • Undergraduate Offer: ₹9.0 LPA
  • Postgraduate Offer: ₹11.5 LPA

Key Highlights:

  • Undertaking complex projects involving advanced technologies and algorithms.
  • Exploring emerging technologies for practical industry applications.
  • Integrating system designs using technology, automation, and robust security practices.

Digital Pathway:

  • Undergraduate Offer: ₹7.0 LPA
  • Postgraduate Offer: ₹7.03 LPA

Key Highlights:

  • Working on solution development and integration projects.
  • Driving internal initiatives focused on modern technologies.
  • Contributing to TCS’ ventures in pioneering new product developments.
  • Developing technology frameworks and tools for enhanced capabilities.

Ninja Pathway:

  • Undergraduate Offer: ₹3.36 LPA
  • Postgraduate Offer: ₹3.53 LPA

Key Highlights:

  • Managing and supporting application development and management.
  • Enhancing systems engineering for better efficiency.
  • Exploring next-gen technologies for an innovative career path.

TCS NQT test Features and pattern


  • TCS NQT is an integrated test consisting of two sections:  Foundation and Advanced.
  • While all are encouraged to attempt both sections, ‘Advanced section’ is mandatory if you aspire for Digital or Prime.
  • Based on the test performance, candidates will be shortlisted for Prime, Digital or Ninja interviews.
  • TCS NQT will be conducted in TCS iON Centers.

Test Pattern:

SectionsDuration (in minutes)
Part A – Foundation Section 
  Numerical Ability  25
  Verbal Ability  25
  Reasoning Ability  25
Part B – Advanced Section 
  Advanced Quantitative and Reasoning Ability  25
  Advanced Coding  90
  Total Duration  190

How to apply TCS NQT recruitment 2024

Step 1: Log on to the TCS NextStep Portal here.

Step 2: Register and Apply for the Drive

  • Scenario A: If you are a registered user under the TCS NextStep Portal, ‘IT’ category, kindly log in with your TCS Reference ID (CT / DT reference number) and proceed to complete the application form. Upon submission, click on ‘Apply For Drive’.
  • Scenario B: If you are a new user, kindly click on Register Now, choose the category as “IT,” and proceed to fill in your details. Submit your application form and click on ‘Apply For Drive’.

Step 3: Select your mode of test (In-Centre) and choose your preferred test center, then click on Apply.

Step 4: To confirm your status, check “Track Your Application”. The status should reflect as “Applied for Drive”. For a step-by-step guide to register and complete the application form on the TCS NextStep portal, click here.


  • Please note that this is an In-Center test, and center allotment would be on a first-come-first-serve basis.
  • You must have all your original academic documents till date, to be submitted at the time of the Interview (if test shortlisted).
  • Communication related to the test will be informed to you by our test partner, TCS iON.
  • TCS does not send job offers / any hiring related communication from unofficial email ids like Gmail, Rediffmail, Yahoo Mail, Hotmail, etc.
  • TCS does not ask candidates to deposit any money for employment offer.
  • TCS is not associated with any external agency / company to conduct any interviews or make offers of employment on its behalf.
  • Kindly note that we have a stringent eligibility criterion and a robust selection process. Your eligibility as per the defined criteria will be checked at various stages of the selection process. At any point in time if you are found ineligible, or data shared by you is found discrepant, your candidature will be disqualified.

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TCS NQT is exclusively open for candidates from the batch of 2024 with the following academic degrees: Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) / Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) / Master of Technology (M.Tech.) / Master of Engineering (M.E.) / Master of Computer Applications (M.C.A.) / Master of Science (M.Sc. / M.S.) in any specialization offered by AICTE / UGC recognized universities / colleges.

TCS NQT 2024 is an online test.

No, TCS NQT is not held every month. It is typically conducted a few times a year.

No, there is no negative marking in TCS NQT 2024.

Yes, TCS allows a maximum of 24 months of overall academic gap until the highest qualification.

The basic salary in TCS varies depending on factors such as job role, experience, and location. However, for entry-level roles, the basic salary typically ranges from around ₹3.5 to ₹11.5 lakhs per annum.

The difficulty level of the TCS NQT exam can vary depending on individual preparation, familiarity with the exam pattern, and understanding of the subjects being tested. Generally, candidates who adequately prepare and have a good grasp of the relevant topics find the exam manageable. With diligent study and practice, many candidates successfully clear the TCS NQT exam.

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