Tata Consultancy Services announced the release of notification for National Qualifier Test 2021. Every year TCS conducts NQT exams to recruit various job roles in various TCS companies. TCS NQT 2021 registration begins 26 September 2020. Last date to apply for NQT is 17 October 2020.

In this article, we discuss complete information about TCS NQT registration, syllabus, exam dates, preparation strategy and eligibility criteria. Before that, let’s have some glimpse of TCS NQT exam.

TCS NQT 2021 Overview:

Ethics AuthorityTata Consultancy Services (TCS)
Name of ExaminationNational qualifier test
Exam date24, 25, and 26 October 2020
Last date to apply17 October 2020
Eligible batch2019. 2020, 2021 and 2022
degree holderUG, PG and Diploma

About TCS NQT 2021

The TCS National Qualifier Test (NQT) is a pan India drive followed by an online interview followed by a personal interview. The main objective of TCS NQT 2021 is to select the best talent in the country, which will boost TCS ‘development plans with the new working strategy of TCS.

Some important points about NQT

  • NQT conducted online (at home) and physical (at the center)
  • Two-year validity of NQT score
  • Apply for an entry level role in any corporate with an NQT score.

Eligibility Criteria for TCS NQT 2021

Who can apply:

  1. UG, PG, and Diploma students in their final or final year
  2. Students with any degree and specialization
  3. Freshers with less than 2 years of experience.


An applicant must have a minimum of 60% or CGPA 6 in academics or 60% / CGPA 6.0 in the highest qualification for which the result is declared.

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Applicant should not have more than 1 active backlog / ATKT / outstanding while applying for TCS selection process

GAP / Break-in Education

  • Candidates should mention educational gaps (if any).
  • An overall break should not exceed 24 months

Course type

Only full-time courses will be considered.

Age limit for TCS NQT

Minimum age limit 18 years
Maximum age limit28 years

TCS NQT 2021 Registration Process

Phase 1: The candidate should register for the entrance / qualification test on the National Qualifier Test (NQT) website.

Registration Link: https://learning.tcsionhub.in/hub/national-qualifier-test/

Note: Select the “Subject Test” option in the NQT registration form which includes the “Programming Test” to ensure your candidacy is considered for TCS Campus Hearing YoP 2021.

stage 2: Navigate to TCS Next Step Portal

Registration Link: https://nextstep.tcs.com

TCS NQT 2021 Exam Pattern

In this section, we take a look at the online exam exam pattern for NQT.

Test sectionDuration (in minutes)Number of questions
Verbal ability3024
reasoning ability5030
Numerical ability4026
Programming logic1510
The total18092

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