TCS NQT - IT Career Readiness Pack

Fulfil your dream of working in an IT Company

Kick start your career in Top IT Companies

with TCS NQT - IT Career Readiness Pack

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Registration Guidelines


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Test Date

1st May, 2021

Test Date

1st May, 2021


TCS NQT - IT Career Readiness Pack

Meet the Cognitive and Programming Skills requirements of many IT Companies.

    Who can Apply

  • Anyone aspiring for a role of an IT Programmer
  • A fresher who would like to test key skills such as aptitude, attitude and, programming knowledge
  • Anyone who would like to assess their knowledge in IT programming and improve their chance of getting hired in the recruitment process

    Job Prospects

  • Developer/System Engineer/IT Analyst job roles in the IT Industry
  • Eligible to apply for entry-level job roles in top IT Companies
  • Salary range of INR 3 to 6 Lakhs per annum
  • Access to jobs posted on the TCS iON Job Listing Portal

    About the Test

  • Conducted online (at home) and physical In-Centre at TCS iON Authorised Exam Centres
  • All the scores are valid for two years
  • Candidates with NQT Scores (NQT Cognitive Skills, Attitudinal Alignment and, IT Programming) can apply for entry-level job roles in any corporate
  • NQT (Cognitive Skills) is a prerequisite for taking any Subject NQT

Test Coverage

What We Offer in This Pack

Key NQT Variants

NQT (Cognitive Skills) Total Marks - 80 | Duration - 120 Min

  • Numerical Ability
  • Verbal Ability
  • Reasoning Ability

Attitudinal Alignment NQT (Psychometric Test) Duration - 30 Min

  • Personality Trait: Based on Big 5 Model
  • Motivation Test: Based on Motivation Need Theory

Subject NQT - IT Programming Total Marks - 60 | Duration - 60 Min

  • Programming Logic: Pseudocode, Algorithms, Programming constructs, basic SDLC, implementation using C, C++ and Java
  • Hands-on Coding Exercise: Any one of the programming languages like C, C++, Java, Python and PERL

Career Planning Tool (Online Self-paced Learning)

TCS iON Career Edge - Young Professional

A career preparedness course designed to equip the youth of today with core employability skills, that will help in their future

Advantages of TCS NQT - IT Career Readiness Pack

  • Become eligible to meet minimum requirements of Cognitive and Programming Skills for jobs in the IT Industry
  • Get a single pack at a discounted price that gets you ready for an IT career
  • Access to a course and community which will help to improve your interpersonal, social and, communication skills

Key Features

A single comprehensive test to get your entry pass to any Corporate, looking for freshers

Conducted once in every quarter, providing an opportunity to improvise your scores

All NQT Scores are valid for two years

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

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1. What is TCS National Qualifier Test (TCS NQT)? +
  • TCS National Qualifier Test (TCS NQT) is an Ability Test that assesses a candidate's competencies and skills. Each candidate who completes the TCS National Qualifier Test (TCS NQT) gets an NQT Score. The NQT (Cognitive Skills) Score is applicable for all industries and job roles. The TCS National Qualifier Test (TCS NQT) is planned to be conducted every quarter. Candidates can take the tests again to improve their previous scores, if desired. There are four Variants - NQT (Cognitive Skills), Attitudinal Alignment NQT (Psychometric Test), Industry NQT and Subject NQT.
  • Note:
    • NQT (Cognitive Skills) is a mandatory test to be taken to register for Attitudinal Alignment (Psychometric Test), Industry NQT and Subject NQT.
    • All tests will be conducted in English language only and there will be no negative marking.
    • Candidates who have appeared for NQT earlier and would like to improve their NQT Score, can purchase NQT Variant(s) and appear for it in May 2021 or take any of the upcoming tests.
    • Candidates will be able to view/edit their details and add test(s) on/before the registration closure date.