TCS NQT Syllabus 2023

The TCS NQT Syllabus 2023 batches have been revised. For this year’s hiring, a new curriculum has been established. In their selection process, some additional sections have been included. This page provides a detailed explanation of the TCS NQT Syllabus for the 2023 batch. Make sure you read the full syllabus to avoid missing any important information.


  1. No negative marking.
  2. This year’s TCS NQT is non- adaptable.
  3. Traits were not included in this year’s exam
  4. Calculator and rough paper are both present on your desktop screen, you won’t receive any additional rough paper in the exam.
    While doing the test, you are not permitted to lower your eyes.
  5. This syllabus is only for On-Campus placements.

TCS NQT Test Pattern 2023:-

This year, TCS NQT modified the curriculum in preparation for employing 2023 graduates.
The recruitment test now includes a few new sections.

  1. Foundation Section (For Ninja aspirants)
  2. Advance Section (mandatory for Digital Aspirants)

Part A – Foundation Section

There are four sections in this round. This round’s difficulty level is Moderate. Four sections are of,

  1. Traits
  2. Verbal Ability
  3. Reasoning Ability
  4. Numerical Ability

Part B – Advanced Section

There are three sections in this round. This round’s difficulty level is High. Three sections are of,

  1. Advanced Quantitative Ability
  2. Advanced Reasoning Ability
  3. Advanced Coding Ability

Let’s discuss about the syllabus of each sections in brief.

Section – 1 (Traits)

Your ability to reason and create scenarios will be tested in this section.
This phase consists of 4-5 pychometric questions that you must answer in one minute. The inclusion of Traits varies from College to college in the On- Campus Exam.

Section – 2 (Numerical Ability)

With a 75-minute time limit (shared), this section consists of 20 questions.
All the questions from the TCS NQT are included below.

  1. Number System, LCM & HCF
  2. Divisibility
  3. Numbers & Decimal Fractions
  4. Geometry
  5. Area, Shapes & Perimeter
  6. Percentages
  7. Allegations and Mixtures
  8. Ratios, Proportion
  9. Work and Time
  10. Speed Time and Distance
  11. Profit and Loss
  12. Averages
  13. Equations
  14. Ages
  15. Series and Progressions
  16. Mean, Median, Mode, Variance, and Standard Deviation
  17. Pie Charts
  18. Tabular DI
  19. Graphical DI
  20. Simplifications and Calculations (Rational and Irrational Number)
  21. Probability
  22. Clocks & Calendar

Section – 3 (Verbal Ability)

This phase has a time limit of 75 minutes (shared) and consists of 25 questions.
Following are some of the subjects from which questions will be drawn:

  1. Word Completion
  2. Sentence Completion
  3. Error Identification
  4. Arrangement
  5. Formal or Informal Sentences, Sentence Joining
  6. Meanings
  7. Reading Comprehension

Section – 4 (Reasoning Ability)

20 questions must be answered in 75 minutes (shared) for this phase of the TCS NQT.

  1. Word Pattern
  2. Letter Series
  3. Number Series
  4. Seating Arrangements
  5. Blood Relations
  6. Directional Sense
  7. Cube Folding, Paper Cuts and Folds
  8. Statement and Conclusion
  9. Syllogism
  10. Data Sufficiency
  11. Logical Venn Diagram Based DI
  12. Visual Reasoning

Section – 1 (Advanced Quantitative Ability)

With a 35-minute time limit (shared), this section consists of 10 questions.
All the questions from the TCS NQT are included below.

  1. HCF & LCM and Number System
  2. Geometry
  3. Ages
  4. Allegations and Mixtures
  5. Averages
  6. Clocks and Calendars
  7. Equations
  8. Percentages
  9. Permutations and Combinations
  10. Probability
  11. Profit and Loss
  12. Ratios and Proportion
  13. Series and Progressions
  14. Time, Speed and Distance
  15. Time and Work
  16.  Mean, Median, Mode, Standard Deviation, and Variance
  17. Data Interpretation
  18. Graphical Data Interpretation
  19. Pie Charts
  20. Tabular Data Interpretation
  21. Simple Arithmetic Operations

Section – 2 (Advanced Reasoning Ability)

With a 35-minute time limit (shared), this section consists of 10 Questions.
All the questions from the TCS NQT are included below.

  1. Words Identification
  2. Meaningful Word Creation
  3. Numerical Patterns
  4. Letter Analogy
  5.  Ages
  6. Blood Relations
  7.  Complex Seating Arrangements
  8. Distance and Directions
  9. Odd Man Out
  10. Symbols and Notations
  11.  Cube and Paper Folding
  12. Data Sufficiency
  13. Decision Making
  14. Syllogism
  15. Prepositional Reasoning
  16. Visual Reasoning

Section – 3 (Advanced Coding Ability)

There are two questions in this part, and you have 55 minutes to complete them.
All the questions from the TCS NQT are included below.

You must offer a solution in any of your preferred coding languages to the problems in this area.
The languages you can choose from are listed below.

You are permitted to code in the following languages:

  • C
  • C++
  • Java
  • Python
  • Perl
  • +more

TCS NQT Syllabus Important Information

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