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TCS Off Campus drive for 2019, 2018 Batch Passouts (TCS NQT off campus) | FACE Prep

Published on 27 Nov 2018

TCS has again announced TCS off campus drive for 2019 and 2018 passouts. TCS off campus drive (TCS NQT 2019) dates, registration process, pattern, and syllabus are discussed here.

TCS off campus drive 2019 - Important Dates

Important dates you need to know regarding TCS off campus drive for 2019 batch is given below.

Registration Starts30th July 2019
Registration Closes23rd Aug 2019
Hall Ticket Issue Date3-4 days prior to the Online Test
Exam Date1st September 2019
TCS Joining DateYet to be disclosed

TCS off campus drive 2019 - Eligibility Criteria

The detail eligibility criteria for TCS off campus for 2019 and 2018 batch is in the below table.

Eligibility Criteria
Year of PassoutBatch of 2019, 2018
QualificationFull Time Graduates from B.E / B.Tech / M.E / M.Tech / M.Sc / MCA – 2018 & 2019
Eligible Streams from UG/PGAll Engineering Streams
Eligible Streams from MCA & M.ScMCA with B.Sc/ BCA / B.Com / BA ( with Maths / Statistics)
%Criteria60% throughout Academics in X/ XII / UG /Diploma / PG
Gap CriteriaOverall Gap in Academic Career not to exceed 2 years

TCS off campus drive - Registration Process

How to apply or register for TCS off campus drive is given below step by step. Follow these to complete TCS off campus 2019 registration.

Step1: Visit TCS Next Step Portal

Click here to go to TCS Next Step Portal and get started with your application.

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Step2: Login with your existing TCS credentials

If you have previously applied for any of the TCS drives, then you will have a Reference ID and password. You can use the same to login again. If you have forgotten the password, then try to search in your mailbox or reset it. But don't create a new account.

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For new candidates: Now, if you have not applied for TCS drives previously or have never registered on TCS NextStep, then you need to register now.

To know about the NextStep registration process, click here.

The step by step process is given.

TCS off campus 2019 results will be sent to your registered email id. So hence carefully fill in your details.

Step3: Click on Apply for drive

Once you login to the next step portal, you will see the option called "Apply for drive" in the left-hand side menu as shown in the picture below.

tcs off campus drive 2018 and 2019 batch

Step4: Click on Apply

Check for all the drive details and click on apply now.

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TCS off campus drive - Test Pattern Details

The test pattern for TCS off campus recruitment 2019 is not yet be announced. However, it likely to remain have the following sections.

Quantitative Aptitude
Programming Concepts

Once you clear the TCS online test, then students will be called for personal interview.Post the assessment, interview date and location will be communicated to the candidates individually.

Know more about TCS off campus drive exam pattern

TCS off campus drive - Syllabus

The syllabus for TCS off campus drive 2019 is given section-wise in the below table. This is the syllabus followed by TCS in its latest recruitment process which happened in September.


TCS Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus

  • Number system
  • HCF & LCM
  • Time, Speed & Distance
  • Mixtures &Allegations
  • Time & Work, Percentages
  • Permutation & Combination
  • Profit & Loss
  • Functions
  • Series & Progression
  • Equations
  • Blood Relations
  • Algebra, Averages
  • Geometry
  • Clocks & Calendar

Prepare for TCS Quantitative Aptitude section– Previous year TCS aptitude questions with solutions are given here.


TCS Verbal Ability Syllabus

TCS Verbal ability questions will be based on Sentence Completion (Closet Test). You can practice these questions here.


TCS Programming Concepts Syllabus

Programming Concepts:

Iteration, recursion, procedural vs OOp.

C Language: call by value/reference, basic and derived data types, storage class, scope and visibility, basics of pointers, basic header files, library functions, branching and looping, command line arguments, user-defined functions.


Basic search algorithms, basic sort algorithms (tree traversal, dynamic programming, etc)

Data Structures:

Array, Stack, Queue, List (tree, hash table, etc)

>> You can practice TCS Programming questions with answers.


TCS Coding Syllabus

Practice TCS Coding questions with solutions for TCS off campus drive. While you practice, keep in mind the below instructions given by TCS officials.


1) Only One question, 20 minutes.

2) Choice of C / C++ / Java / Perl / Python 2.7.

3) Provided an IDE to debug.

4) For Java, the class name should be named Maze.

5)Input to the program either through STDIN / Command line arguments, as per the instructions.

6)Program should write the output to STDOUT.

7) Public and private test cases based evaluation.

Points to note

1) While printing the output no leading or trailing spaces should be printed.

2) Other than the required output, no other text should be printed.

3) If the output is a number, no leading sign must be printed unless it is a negative number.

4) No scientific notation (3.9265E + 2).

5) All floating point numbers must contain that many decimal places as mentioned in the question.

How to Prepare for TCS Off campus drive 2019

To prepare for TCS off campus drive, FACE Prep is the best place. We have all the updated information regarding the drive. Our free resources can help you crack the drive easily.

TCS off campus drive FAQs

1) Where can I register for the Off Campus Drive?

To register for the Off Campus Drive, Click Here to fill the form.

2) What is the process to apply for the Off Campus Drive?

Your candidature for the TCS TNQT Off Campus Drive of 2019 will be considered only after completing the below mentioned steps:

  • Successful Registration in https://nextstep.tcs.com
  • Successfully Submission of Application Form, It is mandatory to Click on “Apply For Drive”.

3) Where can I check my Hall Ticket?

Your candidature for the TCS Off Campus Drive of 2019 will be considered only after completing the below mentioned steps:

  • Successful Registration & filling the Application form in https://nextstep.tcs.com Clicking on ‘Apply For Drive’
  • Only Short listed candidates who meet the TCS Eligibility criteria will receive Hall Tickets.
  • Hall tickets will be sent out after the Last date of Registration for the Off Campus Drive.

4) What do I need to carry for the Off Campus Test?

Once your Hall Ticket is generated, please check your Hall Ticket for the documents you need to carry for the Off Campus Test.

5) I have wrongly created my profile under 'BPS'. What should I do now?

If you have wrongly created your profile under BPS, you will need to create your profile under ‘IT’ once again using your alternate email ID.

6) How to prepare for TCS off campus drive 2019?

You can use the following FACE Prep resources to crack TCS drive.

7) How will we get the results of the Off Campus Test?

The results of the Off Campus Test will be sent to your registered email ID.

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