TCS fast-tracks recruitment process

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Mumbai, Feb 6 (PTI) In a move to fast-track recruitment,IT firm TCS today announced that fresh engineering graduateswith a good academic record can directly appear forinterviews, skipping the entrance test that other applicantshave to take.

Engineering students that have consistently scored over70 per cent throughout their academic career can "leapfrog"directly to the interview stage, it said in a release here.

The system is being implemented from the current hiringseason in which TCS plans to make offers to a total of 37,000fresh graduates. It is being introduced as a pilot project andmany pass-outs are already taking advantage of it, a TCSspokesperson said.

Based on the performance of fresh graduates hiredearlier, the company has graded engineering colleges in thecountry and only students that fall in A, A+ and B categoryinstitutions can avail of the scheme, the release said.

"The written test is more to check your aptitude and wethink the academic consistency takes care of it," thespokesperson said.

The company has already made offers to 23,500 graduatesfrom 171 colleges in the current hiring season. Many of themthat have a good academic record did not sit for the writtentest, the spokesperson added.

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