Subject NQT - Artificial Intelligence

Assess Your Knowledge in the Field of Artificial Intelligence (AI)

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Next Exam Cycle

December 2021, March 2022

(Applications are open)

Next Exam Cycle

December 2021, March 2022

(Applications are open)


Subject NQT - Artificial Intelligence

Get ready for thousands of jobs across industries with a Subject NQT Score in Artificial Intelligence

    Who can Apply

  • Students who are in their final or pre-final year of bachelor’s degree with a knowledge of programming languages
  • Individuals having an understanding of Deep Learning frameworks like Kafka, Hadoop, Cassandra and Elasticsearch
  • Individuals having knowledge of programming languages like R, Python, Java and C++
  • Individuals having mathematical skills who are well versed in Natural Language Processing (NLP), Statistics, Linear Algebra and Calculus

    Job Prospects

  • In 2021, over a million new job openings are estimated across various industries in Artificial Intelligence
  • According to a new report from the World Economic Forum, AI is expected to create 133 million fresh job roles by 2022
  • Since 2018, the total number of professionals working in Artificial Intelligence have increased from 40K to 72K. The demand for Artificial Intelligence related job roles has doubled over the past decade and job postings are up by 119%
  • A salary range of 4 LPA to 12 LPA according to the position can be expected in the industry

    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 NQT Score can apply for an entry-level role in any corporate
  • Candidates with NQT Score can apply for jobs on the TCS iON Job Listing Portal
  • NQT (Cognitive Skills) Score is a prerequisite for any Subject NQT

Test Coverage

  • Introduction to Artificial Intelligence (AI) - Basic concepts of Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Search - Focusses on search algorithms which forms the base of Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Reasoning - Focusses on reasoning issues like logical reasoning which is beneficial from Artificial Intelligence point of view
  • Machine Learning - Focusses on Machine Learning concepts and types of Machine Learning
  • Deep Learning - Deep Learning is a section of Machine Learning. This module focusses on the concepts of Deep Learning
  • Time Series - Time series is a pattern which is commonly followed in Artificial Intelligence (AI). This section focusses on implementation of Time Series
  • TensorFlow - TensorFlow is a Deep Learning framework created by Google and this module focusses on the basics and terminologies of Tensorflow

Total Marks 100 | Duration 120 Mins

Advantages of Subject NQT - Artificial Intelligence

  • Opportunity to improve candidates’ score with additional attempts
  • Opens up a wide range of employment opportunities in Artificial Intelligence for freshers
  • Exhibits candidates’ domain knowledge in Artificial Intelligence to top recruiters in the industry
  • Upgrades candidates' current profile and helps them make smarter career decisions

Key Features

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

Standardised benchmark test that validates role-specific core skills in Artificial Intelligence

Access to top corporates looking for talent on the TCS iON Job Listing Portal

Flexibility to appear for the test either In-Centre or Online

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1. What is Subject NQT? +
  • Subject NQT assesses knowledge and skills in specific subjects pertaining to job roles in the following areas:
    • Introduction to Artificial Intelligence (AI)
    • Search
    • Reasoning
    • Machine Learning
    • Deep Learning
    • Time Series
    • TensorFlow
  • Each candidate who completes the Subject NQT gets a Subject NQT Score for that particular subject. For example, Subject NQT - IT Programming. Subject NQTs are planned to be conducted every quarter. The candidates can take the tests again to improve their previous scores, if desired.
  • There are Subject NQTs for multiple subjects. The candidates wanting to showcase their expertise in multiple subjects across industries can appear for as many Subject NQTs as desired.
  • Note:
    • NQT (Cognitive Skills) Score is a prerequisite to appear for Subject NQT - Artificial Intelligence.