Skip to content
Related Articles

Related Articles

Improve Article

TCS Interview Experience | Codevita-9 2020

  • Last Updated : 28 Sep, 2020

There are three rounds for this coding competition. Competition is divided into two zones, I am from the Kolkata zone.

Round 1: This round is of 24 hours where you can choose your 6 hours according to your comfortability. After the start, you will get a random six-question. Question is from every part of DSA/DAA and at least one mathematical computation question and Dynamic programming. This time students get selected with one question, this may vary year by year according to the submission. I solved three out of six.

The result of round 1 was announced on 1st September and I qualified for the second round as well as for the interview.

Interview:-  After the result announcement, I got an interview call after 10 days and within two-day, the interview gets scheduled. My interview was going to be virtually on a video conferencing platform. On the day of the interview, I was instructed to sit ready before 10 am sharp but I wait in the lobby for 6 hours and finally I got a mobile call from one of the interviewers for an interview. I entered in the conference there are three panelists from technical (Interviewer 1), managerial( Interviewer 2), and HR (Interviewer 3).

Interviewer 3: Hello! XYZ good afternoon.



Me: Good afternoon sir.

Interviewer 3: Can you show me your Government ID proof.

Me: shown

Interviewer 3: Let start with technical questions first.

interviewer 3 passes to interviewer 1.

Interviewer 1: Good afternoon XYZ

Me: Good afternoon sir.

Interviewer 1: Tell me about your self.

Me: Told. ( Prepare for this question in advance, this is the first impression)

Interviewer 1: What is your favorite subject from academics.

Me: Data structure and algorithm

Interviewer 1: One question from Python.

Me: I said, I used python only for machine learning (I mentioned Python in my CV).

Interviewer 1: It’s okay, nothing to worry. Tell me about the different control statements in c/c++.

Me: Due to the first question I was getting a little nervous and I didn’t get the meaning of the control statement. Then Interviewer 1 give me an example as continue, break, then I explained these with a good example and he was satisfied with my answer.

Interviewer 1: Tell me about inheritance.

Me: Told.

Interviewer 1: Can you give me a real-life example.



Me: Explained with an example of Vehicle and bike.

Interviewer 1: Can we achieve multiple inheritances in java.

Me: I told yes and explained to them about the interface.

Interviewer 1: Give me an example of multilevel inheritance.

Me: I told to them with an example.

Interviewer 1: What is normalization.

Me: Told with the type of normalization.

Interviewer 1: Tell me about your Internship.

Me: Told a brief introduction about the work and technology stack I used.

Some more questions on the Internship technology stack.

Interviewer 1 passed to Interviewer 2

Interviewer 2 did some general talk and then start with a question.

Interviewer 1: Why you do not try to change your database from PostgreSQL to Mysql or Oracal in your internship.

Me: Told the reason.

Interviewer 1: Suppose you completed your work but your team leader didn’t give you credit for your work. What you will do?

Me: I told them that I will go and talk with him and ask for my mistakes and try to rectify them. ( Interviewer 2 told, he like my answer)

Interviewer 1: Suppose if the team leader is not ready to talk with you. What you will do?

Me: Told my view and he gets quite impressed.

Some more questions on the internship about the team, work, etc.

Interviewer 2: Do you have any questions.



Me: I asked my question.

Interviewer 2 passed to Interviewer 3

Interviewer 3: Are you comfortable to reallocate.

Me: I told them that I love traveling and I am living out from home after the 10th board.

Interviewer 3: If the company reallocates you for Chennai then are you comfortable as this place has a totally different environment from the north.

Me: I told them that where I go all the places are new to me. So, I can get comfortable anywhere.

Interviewer 3: Okay, it’s over our TR team will contact you soon Thank you.

Me: Thank you, sir.

My interview finished in around 40min. This was my first interview experience, before my interview I read a lot of previous interview experience which help me to be confident. So, I suggest everyone read as many as you can.

Attention reader! Don’t stop learning now. Get hold of all the important DSA concepts with the DSA Self Paced Course at a student-friendly price and become industry ready. To complete your preparation from learning a language to DS Algo and many more, please refer Complete Interview Preparation Course. In case you are prepared, test your skills using TCS, Wipro, AmazonGoogle and Microsoft Test Serieses.

My Personal Notes arrow_drop_up
Recommended Articles
Page :