TCS NQT

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TCS National Qualifier Test (TCS NQT)

TCS National Qualifier Test (TCS NQT) is a multi-level assessment to assess the following competencies and skills:

  • 1. Competence on the core cognitive processes required for entry-level jobs
  • 2. Industry-specific knowledge and insights
  • 3. Specialisation on skills required to perform various job roles

NQT (Cognitive Skills) Score

Performance measure of cognitive skills in the areas of verbal, numerical and reasoning abilities

Attitudinal Alignment NQT (Psychometric Test) Score

Psychometric Test to assess personality traits and dispositions relevant to the workplace

Industry NQT Score

Performance measure of the understanding of industry-specific dimensions

Subject NQT Score

Performance measure of role-specific skills on the dimensions of knowledge and ability

About the Test

  • NQT (Cognitive Skills) is a prerequisite for all the tests
  • Two-year validity of NQT Score
  • Conducted online (at home) and physical In-Centre at TCS iON Authorised Exam Centres
  • Candidates with NQT Score will be eligible to apply on the TCS iON Job Listing Portal
  • Apply for any entry-level role in any corporate with the NQT Score

Who can Apply

  • UG, PG and Diploma students in their pre-final and final year
  • Students with any degree and specialisation/discipline
  • Freshers with less than 2 years of experience

*NQT (Cognitive Skills) Score is a prerequisite for all the tests.

What is TCS National Qualifier Test (TCS NQT)?
  • TCS National Qualifier Test (TCS NQT) is an Ability Test that assesses a candidate’s competencies and skills. Each candidate who completes the TCS National Qualifier Test (TCS NQT) gets an NQT Score. The NQT (Cognitive Skills) Score is applicable for all industries and job roles. The TCS National Qualifier Test (TCS NQT) is planned to be conducted every quarter. Candidates can take the tests again to improve their previous scores, if desired. There are four Variants – NQT (Cognitive Skills), Attitudinal Alignment NQT (Psychometric Test), Industry NQT and Subject NQT.
  • Note:
    • NQT (Cognitive Skills) is a mandatory test to be taken to register for Attitudinal Alignment NQT (Psychometric Test), Industry NQT and Subject NQT.
    • All tests will be conducted in English language only and there will be no negative marking.
    • Candidates who have appeared for NQT earlier and would like to improve their NQT Score, can purchase NQT Variant(s) and appear for it in May 2021 or take any of the upcoming tests.
    • Candidates will be able to view/edit their details and add test(s) on/before the registration closure date.
What is NQT (Cognitive Skills)?
  • NQT (Cognitive Skills) is a General Ability Test that assesses a candidate in the following areas:
    • Verbal Ability: This section assesses English grammar, appropriate usage of the same, and reading comprehension.
    • Reasoning Ability: This section assesses identifying words and numeric patterns, problem-solving, figural and factual analysis, decision-making, propositional reasoning and visual-spatial reasoning.
    • Numerical Ability: This section assesses number system, arithmetic, elementary statistics, data interpretation.
  • Note: The score of this test will be called as NQT (Cognitive Skills) Score.
What is Attitudinal Alignment NQT (Psychometric Test)?
  • Attitude is a broad component covering work styles, personality traits and dispositions relevant to the workplace. Attitudinal Alignment NQT (Psychometric Test) assesses the attitude alignment framework relevant for entry-level position and provides an assessment report. The score of this test will be called as Attitudinal Alignment NQT (Psychometric Test) Score.
  • Note: NQT (Cognitive Skills) Score is a prerequisite to appear for Attitudinal Alignment NQT (Psychometric Test).