# TCS DCA Exam Pattern & Syllabus

04 March 2023

Eligibility Criteria:

• Candidate must have a Ninja or Pega offer
• Participation in TCS' Xplore Learning & Assessment is mandatory

Hiring Process:

1. Online test
2. Final Selection

Test Pattern:

1. Verbal Ability 20 Que (15 Min)
2. Numerical Ability 15 Que (30 Min)
3. Reasoning Ability 15 Que (30 Min)
4. Advanced Coding Test 2 Que (60 Min)

Important Topics

Verbal Ability:

• Sentence correction
• Sentence completion
• Error Identification
• Synonyms & Antonyms
• Sentence/Paragraph Re-arrangements
• Fill in the blanks
• (Prepositions/Articles Tenses/Conjunctions)

Level of Difficulty - Medium to Difficult

Numerical Ability:

• HCF LCM
• Simple Interest
• Compound Interest
• Profit and Loss
• Speed, Distance, Time
• Ratio and Proportion
• Permutation and Combination
• Probability
• Partnership
• Mixtures
• Statistics
• Percentage
• Time & Work
• Area & Mensuration
• Number System
• Linear Equations
• Data Interpretation

Level of Difficulty - Medium to Difficult

Reasoning Ability:

• Analogies
• Blood Relation
• Data Arrangements
• Visual Reasoning
• Venn Diagrams
• Syllogisms
• Statement Assumption
• Statement Conclusion
• Coding and Decoding
• Cuts and unfolds
• Attention to detail
• Unboxing a cube

Level of Difficulty - Medium to Difficult

• Operators
• Looping statements
• Object-Oriented Programming (OOPS)
• Functions
• Recursion
• Algorithms
• Arrays
• Control statements
• Strings
• Data Structures: Linked List, Stack, Queue, Trees, and Graphs
• Scenario and Logical Based Problems are asked
• Matrix Operations and Set Theory
• String Operations: Backward and Forward Shift
• Multidimensional Arrays
• Flow Control Loops
• Number Series, Pattern Series
• Shortest Path Calculation Logic
• Algorithms
• Data Structures
• Time and Space Complexity

Level of Difficulty - Difficult