Students who have been doubtfully aspiring to get placed in the top software company can breathe easy now. TCS while declaring their Quarter 1 results have assured they would be starting the recruiting process of the 2010 batch from January 2010. The recruiting process till last year used to happen at the end of the third year of the engineers. This time it would be during their eighth semester, in fourth year.
A recent report in the Telegraph on 10th August quoted Ramadorai, “We are going to recruit 18,000 people from campus, which is about the same as last year. There will be no lateral hiring, which was more than 10,000 last year. We have also got 13,000 people by acquiring the Citi BPO last year.” So 2010 batch candidates can start gearing up. Enough materials can be found here in the “Freshers Prepare” section under the Orkut icon in case you need it.
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Update (Economic Times Sept 4th) : India’s largest IT employer Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) that is eyeing the $10 billion revenue mark in the years to come will hire 25,000 people globally this year, 90% of which will be from India.
Though significantly large when compared to the current recruitment numbers , the figure is 10,000 short of the number of people TCS hired last year.
Update (Business Standard Nov 27th, 2009) : India’s largest IT company, TCS, is yet to firm up the numbers for FY11 hiring, but it will start visiting campuses from early next year, says a company official. TCS’s ratio of freshers to lateral is 70:30.
Update (Business Line Nov 28th, 2009) : Indicating a revival of business opportunities, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has said that it will recruit about 25,000 people in 2010-11.
Update (Economic Times Feb 11th, 2010) : With improving business sentiment and revival in IT spends, hiring seems to be back in full swing at software firm TCS and Wipro. Tata Consultancy Services, the country's largest software exporter by revenue plans to hire 30,000 employees in the financial year 2010-2011.