TCS Democratizes Recruitment to Provide an Equal Opportunity to Young Engineers across India

Deepthi | Myequity news | Date : 25-09-2018 16:30:00 IST

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), conducted a National Qualifier Test (NQT) an all-inclusive online campus hiring initiative on its digital platform TCS iON. The NQT was open to graduates and post graduates of the 2019 batch, across engineering colleges in India. This re-imagination of the campus hiring process, using sophisticated technology platforms

The NQT conducted on September 2 and 3, 2018, witnessed a massive response from students with over 2.8 lakh registrations across 100 cities in 24 states. This year, TCS saw a 175% increase in test applications compared to last year. Participation from premium institutions has risen by 150%, which is a testimony to TCS’ strong academic relationships.

The TCS iON Digital Assessment platform provided the digital backbone for this transformation. With its investments in over 200 'Digital Zones' spread across more than 160 cities, including each of the North Eastern states which were leveraged as exam centers. This helped provide an equal opportunity to talented youngsters even in remote locations to achieve their aspiration to become TCSers.

Venguswamy Ramaswamy, Global Head, TCS iON said, "TCS iON's Digital Assessment platform has helped TCS to re-imagine the recruitment process to be more agile and efficient. The end-to-end Campus recruitment selection process used to take several weeks. Our digital platform has helped us to shrink this to just 2 days. It has also helped us to spot young talent from every corner of the country."

About Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (TCS):

Tata Consultancy Services is an IT services, consulting and business solutions organization that has been partnering with many of the world's largest businesses in their transformation journeys for the last fifty years. TCS offers a consulting-led, Cognitive powered, integrated portfolio of IT, Business & Technology Services, and engineering. This is delivered through its unique Location Independent Agile delivery model, recognized as a benchmark of excellence in software development. A part of the Tata group, India's largest multinational business group, TCS has over 394,000 of the world's best-trained consultants in 46 countries. The company generated consolidated revenues of US $19.09 billion for year ended March 31, 2018.

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