TCS Will Virtually Hire, On-Board 20,000 Freshers From 1800+ Institutions In 2020
This year, due to the COVID-19 outbreak, everything is different and unfamiliar, and TCS’s recruitment exam is no exception to this.
India’s major IT services provider, TCS, has announced that it will be commencing its placement drives a bit later than usual. But the company will still be conducting this exam on a digital platform.
Also, despite the delay, the hiring strategy will be similar to that of last year.
Read on to find out all the details about TCS’ online recruitment exam right here!
TCS To Conduct Recruitment Exam Online This Year; To Hire 40,000 Candidates
As we all know, exams have been delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic, which resulted in Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. to postpoane its recruitment drive. The company is India’s largest campus recruiter.
For recruitment, TCS conducts a campus recruitment test, the TCS National Qualifier Test (TNQT), which is one of the most popular examinations. It is conducted across 1800 technical institutions and about 40000 candidates were hired by the company last year.
Not only has the exam been postponed, but it will alos be conducted online this year. Every year, the TNQT is held in institutes and TCS iONcentres. The TCS iON examination platform has also been upgraded with several features incorporated into it, such as tools for digital proctoring and plagiarism detection, etc.
Virtual Onboarding Process For New Joinees At TCSBegun Already
As per Milind Lakkad, the chief human resource officer at TCS, hiring has been strong especially in the second quarter, given the substantial business requirements.
He said, “We have seen better hiring requirements come in this quarter, compared to the last few quarters. So, the business requirement has been very strong.”
He revealed that for the employees who will be joining this year, the company has already started the onboarding process virtually. He also said that the TNQT will be conducted in October, unlike every year when its held in September. He also confirmed that the number of employees to come onboard will be same as last year.
To be specific, Lakkad has predicted that about 17,000-20,000 freshers from the 2019-20 batches will be joining TCS. Whereas, the rest of the new recruits will be joining over Q4FY21 and Q1FY22.
Despite the critical situation created in the country by the disease, the situation at TCS seems unaffected.
We’ll keep you informed as we get more updates!