Tcs aspire (Online training program) is mandatory for all associates joining Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) as freshers. Each one of you would have got the mail regarding Tcs Aspire – the pre-ILP (Initial Learning Program). In simple words, Aspire is a mandatory learning program for all new recruits of IT and EIS. It is an online interactive pre-learning program which will help you to understand some basic concepts. This tcs training platform is especially designed for all those who are not from IT background.
Check my earlier post: TCS Aspire – Online training program for freshers before joining ILP
Also check, TCS ILP program and training center details (Moving towards corporate world)
About TCS Aspire: Pre-ILP online learning program
Through Aspire, you can brush up your basic software engineering concepts and develop your soft skills. Foremost, to unlock your Aspire, you need to give 1 simple quiz and after that 2 courses (Introduction to Computer Systems and Basics of Programming) will be unlocked. This aspire will include courses followed by some chapters and quizzes. You have to go through the chapters and after each chapter you have to give one quiz. Once you have given all the chapter quizzes, course completion quiz is there.
ILP (Initial Learning Program) is next phase after aspire. Depending upon your aspire score, you will get joining letters and Ilp program details:
Tcs training centers for freshers: Trivandrum, Hyderabad, Ahmadabad – Gandhinagar, Chennai, Calcutta, Delhi, Coimbatore
Read about, TCS training program for freshers (ILP)
How to complete a course
In order to complete a course in Aspire TCS, all the chapters within it must be completed. Each chapter contains sub-topics. After each chapter, one chapter quiz with 40 multiple-choice questions must be cleared. In order to unlock “Course Completion Quiz”, one must complete all chapter quizzes of that particular tcs aspire course. At the end of sub-topic, “Ask Doubts” section is provided to clear your doubts if any.
To pass each chapter, two attempts are given. The second attempt is available only if you are not able to clear a quiz in the first attempt. However the scores assigned per answer in the second attempt is lesser than that in the first. If you are unable to clear a quiz in the second attempt also, the next module is automatically unlocked but miles earned in that quiz won’t be counted.
Aspire TCS Courses
(1) Introduction to Computer Systems
(2) Basics of Programming (online programming learning)
(3) Business Skills – The Essentials
(4) Know Your TCS
(5) Problem Solving
(6) Relational DataBase Management System
Aspire TCS: Scoring System
There are 2 types of quiz you’ll come across in this learning program- Chpter quiz and Course Completion quiz. To need to understand the scoring system, you must know what are miles. Miles are kind of scores/marks/points you’ll get after answering questions.
No of questions: 40 (each of 4 miles)
Miles allocated per right answer: 4 miles
Negative marking (Miles deducted per wrong answer): 1 mile
Passing marks/miles: 40 miles
Course Completion quiz:
No of questions: 80 (4 miles each)
Negative marking (Miles deducted per wrong answer): 1 mile
Passing marks/miles: 80 miles
Recommended: Coursera – Free online programming learning
TCS Aspire FAQ
Q: Is it necessary to complete aspire course necessary in order to get joining?
A: Yes nowadays it is necessary. Earlier (before 2-3 years), batching and joining dates were based on college grades. But nowadays as it is based upon aspire, you have to complete aspire anyhow.
Note: ILP and Aspire programs only apply to freshers joining Tata Consultancy Services. Lateral hires don’t have to go through such things.
Q: What are miles?
A: Miles are kind of scores/marks/points you’ll get after answering questions.
Q: How to see my current miles/score?
A: You can see your consolidated TCS Aspire score and position with respect to other peers on Leaderboard. List of top 200 with their scores are displayed on aspire Leaderboard.
Q: Is the deadline applicable to entire Aspire or there are separate deadlines for every courses?
A: No, there is not separate deadline but there is one common deadline for completing entire Aspire program and is same for everybody.
Q: Whether the deadline date depends on the date I started Aspire or not?
A: The deadline date is not based on the date you logged in or started a course. It’s same for everybody.
Q: How to “Reset course”?
A: First of all you must complete any one course completion quiz before the aspire cutoff date. And after the deadline, whenever the quizzes are restored again you can reset modules
Q: Can you please tell if I reset a module it will be counted as my second attempt?
A: No, it won’t be considered as your 2nd attempt.
Note: If you fail in one quiz and then suppose you are giving it again, then it would be considered as your 2nd attempt.
Q: When do I get my joining letter from TCS?
A: To get an early joining letter, complete your Aspire with good score and rank.
Q: How to see the last date for tcs aspire quiz?
A: Login to TCS next step portal –> Launch campus commune. On your wall, go through the notice section and you will find exact schedule.
Q: What should be my rank to get an early joining?
A: To get an early joining, your rank must be under 2000.
Q: If we wish to reset the quiz , do we need to reset the whole course or just the sub quiz which I have failed ? And will it affect our previous miles which I have earned?
A: Yes, you need to reset whole course. And the previously earned miles of this particular course will be deducted from your total miles. Once you complete the course again , the newly earned miles will be added.
Q: Do you have a toll free number in which I can call and clarify if I have any further queries?
A: Yes. Either you can mail your query at firstname.lastname@example.org or contact aspire support team at 1-800-209-3111 (Toll-Free) / 044 – 6616 2107 / 044 – 6616 2099.
Q: My Aspire tests are freezed. when will they unlock?
A: Within 15-20 days it will be unlocked since the day of freeze.
Q: Is aspire for off campus as well?
A: Yes it is mandatory for off campus placed students as well.
Q: If I fail in a course completion, can I reset the course?
A: Yes, you can do it. Once aspire is unlocked you can reset particular course through an reset course option.
Q: How can I start the quiz and as per deadline mentioned 11th May if I won’t be able to complete all the 7 modules then do I have to give again 1st module?
A: At the end of each chapter, you will get option to start the quiz. If you won’t able to complete it before deadline den you can again continue from where u left off once aspire is unlocked.
Q: I cleared my chapter quiz in the second attempt but still I feel that there is scope for improvement. Can I reset it again when the reset option is available or it won’t be available as I had cleared in my second attempt and not the first?
A: When reset option is available you can reset it. But den you have to give all chapter quizzes again. So if you have scored good in other quizzes, I will suggest not to reset it for single chapter quiz.
Hope this article will help you guys. Even if you have any queris or doubts, I would love to answer you.
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