Why should we hire you in TCS - How to answer this interview question?

By - Kaustubh Katdare • 1 year ago • 10.6k views

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is one of the dream companies for Indian engineers who wish to make a career as IT professionals.

TCS recruits tens of thousands of freshers and experienced IT professionals every year. During the job interview, you can expect the interviewers to ask you why should they recruit you in TCS.

It's a very common interview question and every candidate aspiring to join TCS must prepare a good answer. If you make your answer bit different from others, it can boost your chances of getting selected.

Average candidates focus on points like career growth, ample opportunities, ability to showcase your talent and skills etc. These are not enough to capture the interviewer's attention.

That's where the opportunity lies to make a difference and improve your chances of getting selected.

The interviewer wants to know why are you a good fit for TCS. Keep the focus on why TCS is the best company for you.

Keep focus on the following points -

  1. The Tata Brand : Show your respect to the brand Tatas have built over the past several decades. It shows that you care and respect the company.
  2. TCS Legacy : TCS is not just any other IT company. It's one of the oldest, the largest and the best IT companies to work for in India.
  3. Work Culture : TCS, like all Tata Sons companies is known for their work culture, job stability.
  4. Latest Technologies : TCS is always working on cutting-edge technologies like AI, Blockchain, Data Engineering, Data Science etc.

Above points are equally applicable for fresher-level interviews as well as for lateral placements. You may also include a few points about your past experience, internships and how excited you are to join TCS.

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I'll prepare a few sample answers below.


  • Kaustubh
    Kaustubh Katdare

    Sample answer 1

    It'd be a dream come true for me to get a job at TCS. I've a deep respect for Tata companies. I believe I would be a valuable asset to any team I join within your organisation.

    I have the necessary skills and qualifications for the role I'm being considered for. With my background in engineering, I am confident that I should be able to pick any new skills quickly.

    I'm a team player and have good communication skills and I am excited to join a project that will let me showcase my skills.

    TCS, I've read is always working on latest technologies which would open up new opportunities for my growth within the organisation.

    I am confident that I will be an excellent contributor to the project I'm assigned.

  • Kaustubh
    Kaustubh Katdare

    Just a note - the TCS interview is a pre-qualification for TCS Xplore - which is a digital learning program for candidates who successfully crack the interview process.

  • Kaustubh
    Kaustubh Katdare

    Candidates who are interviewing at TCS must also pay attention to the full form of TCS. Interviewer might ask you this simple question, just to check your general awareness.

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