Industry NQT - Information Technology

Evaluate Your Awareness of the IT Industry

Kick-start your career in Top IT Corporates with Industry NQT Score


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Application Guidelines

NQT (Cognitive Skills) is a mandatory test to register for Attitudinal Alignment (Psychometric Test), Industry NQTs and Subject NQTs.

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Next Exam Cycle

December 2021, March 2022

(Applications are open)

Next Exam Cycle

December 2021, March 2022

(Applications are open)


Industry NQT - Information Technology

Prove your industry-specific knowledge in Information Technology and be ahead of other job seekers during the recruitment process.

    Who can Apply

  • Anyone aspiring to build a career in the IT Industry

    Job Prospects

  • Developer, Programmer, System Analyst, Software Tester and Quality Assurer, Network Administrator, Business Analyst job roles in IT Industry
  • Salary range of INR 3 to 6 Lakhs per annum

    About the Test

  • Conducted online (at home) and physical In-Centre at TCS iON Authorised Exam Centres
  • All NQT variants are valid for two years
  • Candidates with Industry NQT - Information Technology Score can apply for entry-level jobs on the TCS iON Job Listing Portal
  • NQT (Cognitive Skills) Score is a prerequisite for any Industry NQT

Test Coverage

Awareness and Understanding of IT Industry

  • Evaluate your awareness of different aspects of IT Industry like industry structure, processes and practices including regulatory bodies, competitive environment, IT trends, and so on.

Total Marks 45 | Duration 60 Mins

Advantages of Industry NQT - Information Technology

  • Stand out among your peers by demonstrating your credibility in the IT Industry
  • Get a Score Card that certifies your profile with the required knowledge level in the IT Industry
  • Helps candidates to go through a transparent selection and recruitment process
  • Get career opportunities provided by top recruiters on the TCS iON Job Listing Portal

Key Features

A structured test designed by subject matter experts and aligned with industry expectations

Standardised benchmark test for assessing Knowledge in the Information Technology Industry

Scheduled In-Centre Assessment at TCS iON Authorised Exam Centres and Online Remote Proctored Assessment on the secured TCS iON Digital Platform

Provides access to Top Corporates looking for talent on the TCS iON Job Listing Portal

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1. What is Industry NQT? +
  • Industry NQT assesses awareness and understanding on a specific industry in the following areas:
    • Industry structure - domains/sub-domains
    • Operative language, processes and practices
    • Regulatory environment
    • Specific business and technological trends
    • Competitive landscape
  • Each candidate who completes the Industry NQT gets an Industry NQT Score for that particular industry. For example, Industry NQT- Banking. Industry NQTs are planned to be conducted every quarter. The candidates can take the tests again to improve their previous scores, if desired.
  • There are Industry NQTs for multiple industries. The candidates wanting to showcase their expertise in multiple industries can appear for as many Industry NQTs as desired.
  • Note:
    • NQT (Cognitive Skills) Score is a prerequisite to appear for Industry NQT - Information Technology.
14. I have registered for multiple NQT Variants. Will all tests happen on the same day or the same slot? +