Nov 28, 2011

TCS IT WIZ 2011 Mumbai Questions

Here are the TCS IT WIZ 2011 Mumbai prelim questions.

1.) If you +1 on Google+.Then what is it on Facebook?
Ans: Like

2.) An Acquarium inside a Macintosh is called what?
Ans: Macquarium

3.) Apple is on the NASDAQ as 'AAPL'.What is it known on NYSE?
Ans:It remains AAPL

4.) Name the company which is Tata's electronic store range?
Ans: Croma

5.) Sun Microsystems has been acquired by which famous company?
Ans: Oracle

6.) Google's service that incoporates social networking,news & chat?
Ans: Google Wave

7.) Two guys at  Percept software started what that revolutionized the world of television?

8.) Microsoft's  service that was earlier classified only for US military use & was known as 'Munitions'. Its known by a different name today.

9.) Intelliweb Mouse is by which company?
Ans: Microsoft

10.) What was originally to be named '80856' but couldn't trademark it.What was it later named?
Ans: Pentium

11.) Which is the famous device does Foxconn manufacture for Amazon?
Ans: Kindle

12.) Expand JAR with filename extension
Ans: Jave ARchive

13.) High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) is a a form of digital copy protection from this compnay which is famous for making chips. Identify the company?
Ans: Intel

14.) Chase Bishop  is less known for his innovation for Microsoft. It is one of the prime offerings of Microsoft. Identify the product he designed?
Ans: Windows

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Nov 19, 2011

TCS IT WIZ 2011 Delhi Questions - Final rounds

Here are the questions from TCS IT WIZ 2011 Delhi edition finals rounds.

Credits to: Brite IT

Experience Anticipation

1.)  X is a piece of hardware that plugs into an electrical connector on a loptop,computer.What is it ?
Ans: Dongle

2.) X is a system-on-chips series introduced by Nvidia for use on laptops,Smartphones. What is X ?
Ans: Tegra

3.) What is a computer network administration utility used to test the reachability of a host on an Internet Protocol (IP) network ?
Ans: Ping

4.) GNU Network Object Model Enviornment ?

5.)  X is a simple communications tool used for short messages.This was onc used by doctors in new york to communicate with patients.Identify X?
Ans: Pager

6.) X was one used in world war II to break German crypted codes.This was designed by tommy flowers.What is X?
Ans: Colossus

Experience Diversity

1.)  Its a science fiction weapon .It touch two most substance without resistance .It (some are missing) can be deflected by another x called (some are missing). An active one keeps you a (some are missing) hung .It raises in picture (some are missing) move rapidly through air .Bringing into contact with an object called another previewses a cracker.What am i describing here?
Ans: Lightsaber

2.) This preson co-founded the first web based application viaweb ,which was acquired by Yahoo! And known as Yahoo stores.He is also the author of on lisp,Hackers & authors and many more.Who is the guy?
Ans: Paul Graham

3.) Stack War is a term used to define the conflict of which two IT companies? Ans: Oracle and SAP

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Nov 13, 2011

TCS IT WIZ 2011 Delhi Finals Videos

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TCS IT WIZ 2011 DELHI Questions

Here are some question of TCS IT WIZ 2011 Delhi edition.

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 1. This was created by Hasbro in 1967,which allows the user to create glowing designs?
Ans: Lite-Brite
2. This P2P file sharing service ran into trouble after it circulated the song 'I Disappear' by Metallica,even before it was officially released .Which is that P2P file sharing service?
Ans: Napster
3. At 15,he published a book on ethickal hacking and started a website called 'Hacking Truths'.Identify him?
Ans: Ankit Fadia
4. These awards are called the Nobel Prizes of Information Technology?
Ans: Turing Award
5. Expand WPAN?
Ans: Wireless Personal Area Network
6. What is a propriety software called that has a trial version?
Ans: Shareware
7.The first commercially available digital camera was in the 1990s.Identify this? (options:1)Digicam 2)Dycam 3)Maxcam)
Ans: Dycam
8. Which sound technology was used for the first time in 'Batman Returns'? You now usually see it on film posters a lot.
Ans: Dolby
9. What is the compact wireless router called that connects to 5 devices at a time within the range of 10m?
Ans: MiFi
10. Which device from Amazon made TOI publish a headline (something like) ‘E-book market has been transformed’?
Ans: Kindle
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Nov 9, 2011

TCS IT WIZ 2011 Lucknow Prelim Questions

Hi friends, Here we are presenting the TCS IT WIZ 2011 Lucknow Prelim Questions.
We have our sincere thanks & wishes for the Winner of TCS IT WIZ 2011 Lucknow , PRANSHU AGARWAL, who provided us the question.

Q1) The current incarnation of this famous website is the result of a March 2000 merger between Confinity and Oct 2002 became a wholly owned subsidiary of ebay. Which famous website is this?
Ans: Paypal Inc.

Q2) Which company was founded in 1906 in Rochester , New York as The Haloid Photographic Company,which originally manufactured photographic paper and equipment.?

Q3) World’s largest producer of guided missiles .Established in 1922 the company reincorporated in 1928 & adopted its present name in 1959. What?(hint: and adopted its name by mixing an old French word with a greek meaning ‘ray of lights from the gods’?

Q4) Identify this person?(hint: known as the inventor of computer mouse)

Ans: Douglas Engelbart

Q5) Which company started as Galvin Manufacturing Corporation in 1928, with its first product being a battery eliminator?. It adopted its current name in 1930.
Ans: Motorola

Q6) Contrived acronym was coined in 2000 by Luis von Ahn, Manuel Blum, Nicholas J. Hopper, and John Langford? Carnegie Mellon University attempted to trademark the term, but the trademark application was abandoned on 21 April 2008. It requires the user to type letters or digits from a distorted image that appears on the screen.(picbrain said don’t give ans like Turing Test be specific only the term)

Q7) The term IPTV first appeared in 1995 with the founding of Precept Software by Judith Estrin and Bill Carrico. Precept developed an Internet video product named something which is the future of television.What am I describing? Ans:IPTV(Internet Protocol Television)

Q8) )What is defined as “Collection of duplicating original values stored elsewhere or computed earlier where the original data is inexpensive to fetch “?(pickbrain said its basically a type of memory)?
Ans:Cache memory

Q9)Identify the company from its logo?

Q10)Verizon Wireless has released a line of smartphones that go by a name which is a trademark of Lucasfilms Ltd. It It was involved in a lawsuit with Google with a very popular OS. Identify this series of smartphones?

Q11) Started in 1928, as AT&T's Western Electric division , established a division for the specific purpose of installing and servicing their loudspeakers and electronic products for motion picture use. Called "E.R.P.I." (Electrical Research Products, Inc.), it was purchased as part of a consent decree in 1936 by a group of E.R.P.I. executives, including George Carrington, Sr. and Mike Conrow. They changed the name to "All Technical Service Company". How do we know this company today?(pickbrain said see the question carefully it contains the answer itself)
Ans:Altac Lancing

Q12) Identify this creator of USB?

Ans:Ajay Bhatt

Q13) It is an easy to use Internet service that organizes information on the internet into a series of structured hierarchial menus . Its search engine is Veronica.(pickbrain said it was used by Jerry Yang for inventing the Yahoo database)(options given:archie/gopher/lycos)
Ans: Gopher

Q14) Originally developed by , John W. Backus in late 1953 submitted a proposal to his superiors at IBM to develop a more practical alternative to assembly language for programming their IBM 704 mainframe computer. Which famous programming language which was originally called “speedcoding”?

Q15) Which technology czar has committeed to put aside well over 10%of his wealth for philanthrophic issues . His foundation’s education venture include SSN educational Institute named after his father and is setting up Seven Vidyagyan schools in UP for rural students?
Ans:Shiv Nadar

Q16)Identify this nobel laurette?

Ans:Jack Kilby

Q17) The Fujifilm FinePix Real X cameras can take X-dimensional pictures using two lenses, and display them to the naked eye in X format .What is X?.(asked by putting a dash instead of x)
Ans:3 Dimensional

Q18) Lindon Labs headquartered in California launched in June 2003 . It was developed by Philip Rosedale, as a computer hardware allowing people to immerse in a virtual world. In its earliest form, the company struggled to produce a commercial version of the hardware, known as "The Rig", which was realized in prototype form as a clunky steel contraption with computer monitors worn on shoulders.What is this famous in virtual world?
Ans:Second Life

Q19)What is the mascot of Java mascot called?
Ans:Duke the duck

Q20)Identify the logo?

Ans: Blu-Ray Disk

Oct 7, 2011

TCS IT WIZ 2011 Kochi Final Round Questions

We have posted TCS IT WIZ 2011 Kochi prelim questions.
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The finals of the quiz will be posted soon..
Please be patient.

Questions of Final
(in the following answers the letter in bold were visible in the crossword board)

1.) What do you call half a byte? ( To audience)
A: Nibble
2.) It's a region of memory which is called a whole data location while data is being moved from one location to another location. What is it technically called?
A: Buffer
3.) Entities in the collection, are kept in order & he  principle operations  are usually , addition to this entity list it normally work in a FIFO ( First In First Out) structure?
A: Queue
4.) It is a better name by which the world knew the Intel x86  & the reason was it was made compatible with something else , hence this name?
5.) Xerox developed this between 1973 & 1975 in many way it redefines modern computing.?
6.) It was started as a research project at Telnor Telecom?
A: Opera

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TCS IT WIZ 2011 Kochi prelim Questions

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Here we presents TCS IT WIZ Kochi 2011 edition prelim questions in the say day of the event.

1.) In 1999, " The Old Man and the Sea " became the first film in the world to appear in what format?

2.) What does the last two "e" of "IEEE" stands for?
A: Electronic Engineers ( IEEE=Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers.) 3.) In 1992, Bell South & a gigantic  company came up with Simon, the first ever smart phone in world. Which is the other company?
4.) Identify the person who is the co-founder, present CEO & President of Sandisk Corporation?
A: Sanjay Mehrotra
5.) "GO" is a hand held game console from whom?
A: Sony
6.) Microsoft realised very early that e books on the windows platform would be  a big thing. They created a free downloadable  software to help you browse the e-books on windows based devices. What is it called?
A: Reader
7.) What is the full form of PCB as in " PCB Boards"?
A: Printed Circuit Board
8.) Which inventor & mathematician is this?
A: Blaise Pascal
9.) DC Comics has tied up with which electronic giant to create their super hero universe, this is for the MMO games platforms, whose is their partner?
A: Sony
10.) Which technology giant run the campign " Life without Walls"?
A: Microsoft (for Windows)
11.) Which company came out with the 'Zune' range of media player?
A: Microsoft
12.) Which company is making this wrist watch
A: Nike
13.) It was a huge file sharing service, a P2P  which has to to stop services for leaking the song " I disappear" before the official release of the song. Which is the P2P service mentioned?
A: Napster
14.) Phaneesh Murthy is the chairman of which software company that recently took over Patni computers?
15.) Which was the first restaurant chain to start online services as a trial way back in 1999 at University of California?
A: Pizza hut
16.) Identify the logo?
 A: Baidu
17.) It is a device used to forward data packets to the appropriate parts of a computer network. What is the device?
A: Router
18.) Which Hindi Daily today has partnered with Yahoo India & to promote the content in Hindi for Yahoo India.?
A: Jagran
19.) Sony along with which other company develops Internet TV for Google. This company is better known for providing keyboards, mouse etc...?
A: Logitech
20.) Identify this person who is known as the father of logic?

Oct 6, 2011

Steve Jobs Passed away

Apple co-founder and former CEO, Steve Jobs ( Steven Paul Jobs ) died on 5-10-2011, Wednesday. He was 56 year old. home page as on 6-10-2011
He was such an eminent businessman. He cannot be equaled to some one else.
"We are deeply saddened to announce that Steve Jobs passed away today," the company said in a brief statement.


Sakshat now Aakash

The much awaited India's ultra-low-cost tablet was launched. This 35$ tablet is named "Aakash" ( previously named "Sakshat").

Data Wind is manufacturing this low cost tablet.
This 7-inch tablet with resistive touch screen is powered by Android 2.2 (Froyo) and a 366 Mhz processor. It has a HD video co-processor for a high-quality multimedia experience and core graphics accelerator for faster application support.

The retail name of this Aakash tablet would be "UBISlate".
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Oct 1, 2011

Mobile Money Service

This news will be helpful to TCS IT WIZ & other tech quiz participants
Get more info about the Mobile Money Service by Nokia in association with banks in India. Click here

Logo of Mobile Money Service powered by NOKIA
Mobile money is an exciting and innovative mobile payment service powered by Nokia.
Presently, Mobile Money service is offered by Union Bank of India & YES Bank.
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Sep 13, 2011

TCS IT WIZ 2011 Kolkata Questions

TCS IT WIZ Kolkata edition was held on 13th September 2011 at at Kala Mandir 48, Shakespeare Sarani.

Some of the prelim questions of the kolkata edition are available here.

1.Which portable drive company was founded by Dr. Eli Harari & Sanjay Mehrotra?

2.The new product of which Taiwanese major it company is Iconia?

3.The shorty awards are given for creation of best content on which website?

4.What is "Nomophobia"
A. fear of being out of Mobile phone contact. The term, an abbreviation for "no-mobile-phone phobia"

5.Which major electronics company and maker of calculator chips was founded by   Alvin B. Phillips?
A.Western Digital

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Sep 9, 2011

Buzz words for TCS IT WIZ

Here are some buzz words that are used in the world of Internet & computer.

Egosurfing, vanity searching, egosearching, egogoogling, autogoogling, self-googling, master-googling, google-bating
It is the practice of searching for one's own given name, surname, full name, pseudonym, or screen name on a popular search engine, to see what results appear.

Freemium is a business model that works by offering a product or service free of charge (typically digital offerings such as software, content, games, web services or other) while charging a premium for advanced features, functionality, or related products and services.

Cybersquatting , domain squatting
It is the process of  is registering, trafficking in, or using a domain name with bad faith intent to profit from the goodwill of a trademark belonging to someone else. The cybersquatter then offers to sell the domain to the person or company who owns a trademark contained within the name at an inflated price.

Whiltelist is a term used to describe a list or register of entities that, for one reason or another, are being provided a particular privilege, service, mobility, access or recognition.

Typosquatting, URL hijacking It is a form of cybersquatting which relies on mistakes such as typographical errors made by Internet users when inputting a website address into a web browser. Should a user accidentally enter an incorrect website address, they may be led to an alternative website owned by a cybersquatter.

It is
1.)  A piece of software that has never been used at all since its creation.
2.) A piece of software created for the sole purpose of being immediately shelved.
3.) Software purchased but not used.

Tethering means sharing the Internet connection of an Internet-capable mobile phone with other devices. This sharing can be offered over a wireless LAN (Wi-Fi), or over Bluetooth, or by physical connection using a cable.

Sep 7, 2011

TCS IT WIZ 2011 Bhubaneshwar Questions & Result

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TCS IT WIZ 2011 Bhubaneswar questions collection

Here are the prelim questions of TCS IT WIZ 2011 edition at Bhubaneswar.
Thanks to  Ayush Sinha & Bikash Mishr.

1.) NIC is a premiere S & T institution of the Government of India, established in 1976, for providing e-Governing/e-Governance Solutions adopting best practices, integrated services and global solutions in Government Sector. What does NIC stand for?
A: National Informatics Center

2.) Metcalfe left Xerox in 1979 to form 3Com . He convinced 3 tech-giants to promote Ethernet as a standard . It was so called DIX. If “D” is for DEC and “X” is for Xerox, then what is it for “I”?
  A: Intel (Not IBM as mentioned in last year’s TCS IT Wiz book)

3.) What great innovation was done by August Dvorak and his brother-in-law William Dealey, that is now a historical achievement as of now?(Specific answer required)
A: Keyboard(Dvorak layout)

4.) John Walker founded this company with 12 other engineers in 1982, Which aims at providing brilliant 3D design software for use in architecture, engineering and building construction, manufacturing, and media and entertainment. What is the company?
A: Autodesk

5.) It is a semiconductor device used to amplify and switch electronic signals . It was jointly developed by William Shockley, Walter Brattain, John Bardeen. What are we talking about?
A: Transistor

6.) In computing , X is any small application that performs one specific task that runs within the scope of a larger program , often as a plug-in . What is X?(Options given Applet/Crash/Flog)
A: Applet 

7.)  What is the name of the mascot of Yahoo!Mail?(Hint- Its a cryptic word somewhere in the question)
A: Liam

8.) Ludicorp, a  Vancouver -based company, launched in February 2004. It is a video and web hosting site.The service emerged out of tools originally created for Ludicorp's Game Neverending, a web-based massively multiplayer online game .What?
A: Flickr 

9.) In 1941, Jorge Luis Borges created a novel based on that style. It is the underlying concept which defined the World Wide Web?
A: Hypertext 

10.) This company also called “Integrated Electronics” though initially founded in 1968 ran much popular in 1990s. What significant company are we talking of?

11.) A privately-held, online gaming portal, with browser games in India (services provided Globally), promoted by the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group's subsidiary company Reliance Big Entertainment. Which is this famous gaming portal?
A: Zapak

12.) Which cricketer is the brand ambassador of the very popular for Optical and imaging products, Canon?
A: Sachin Tendulkar

13.) Acronym as PDF in general. What is the full form?
A: Portable document format

14.)  Edwardo Saverin, Dustin Muskovitz, Chris Hughes and one another boy found what significant site in the IT world?
A: Facebook

Thanks to: Ayush Sinha & Bikash Mishra

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Sep 5, 2011

Under strain? relax sometime

Here is a interactive flash video to make you cool.
Please be patient until the flash content loads
Try to touch the nose of the below person.

This is by Olivier Otten.
Pls comment how it is?

Aug 31, 2011

Special Logo Quiz 01


Go to TECH4YOU Persona quiz                                       Get more logos...     
Some Special logos for TCS IT WIZ.                                                            

8x8 Inc.

Nuance Communication


Pixel Qi

China Mobile

These are some logos that are helpful for one who is preparing for TCS IT WIZ 2011( cities: Hyderabad, Bangalore, Ahemedabad, Chennai, Coimbatore, Pune, Kolkata, Bhubaneswar, Kochi, Lucknow, Delhi & Mumbai)

Aug 27, 2011

TCS IT WIZ 2011 COIMBATORE Questions Collection

Questions @ ivittal

1.Blyk is the new mobile media for Indian youth. Which Indian telecom giant provides this service?

- Aircel.

2.Tagline “for those who do”?

- Lenovo.

3.The two-way pager was introduced in 1999 Munich It is an example of a convergent device. How do we know it today?

- Blackberry.

4. The Sixaxis Wireless Controller was the official gamepad for the Sony PlayStation 3 from launch until 2008. The word "Sixaxis" is a palindrome. Which gaming console uses it?

- Playstation 3

5.YouTube, launched a new channel which will be showing a new Bollywood blockbuster every month. It was first released for Bollywood movies and soon its going to be available for tamil movies. Which service?

- Boxoffice

6.The company was founded in 1891 by Gerard Philips and his father Frederik as a family business. It started the production of carbon-filament lamps and other electro-technical products in 1892.


7.Started as Galvin manufacturing company?

Aug 24, 2011

TCS IT WIZ 2011 Chennai Questions

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TCS IT WIZ 2011 Pune Questions Collection

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Here are questions of TCS IT WIZ 2011 Pune edition questions from different sources.

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TCS IT WIZ 2011 Pune prelim questions

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1. Who was the CEO of Yahoo before Carol Bartz?
Jerry Yang
2. Which person was the the TIME person of the Year 2010?
Mark Zuckerberg
3. X was purchased by Amazon in 1998 . It orginally started as a hobby by film enthusiast Col Needham in early 1989. Identify X?
Internet Movie Database [IMDB]

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Aug 22, 2011

TCS IT WIZ 2011 chennai Final (video)

Here, in this post you'll get the TCS IT WIZ 2011 chennai edition final round questions.
Here are the videos of TCS IT WIZ 2011 chennai edition.
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TCS IT WIZ Chennai 2011 Finals Part 1 video

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TCS IT WIZ Chennai 2011 Finals Part 3 video

Aug 19, 2011

TCS IT WIZ Video Playlist

Here is the video playlist of TCS IT WIZ. This playlist features collection of TCS IT WIZ videos from different cities.

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We will add the TCS IT WIZ quiz videos from Hyderabad, Bangalore, Ahemedabad, Chennai, Coimbatore, Pune, Kolkata, Bhubaneswar, Kochi, Lucknow, Delhi & Mumbai

Aug 5, 2011

Hindu Businessline Cyber Quest

The Hindu Businessline Cyber Quest offers quality question
which mostly deals with current affairs, products etc..
This is a very good resource to study for the TCS IT WIZ 2011.

Cyber Quest

Reference for TCS IT WIZ Preparation

Here are list of some blogs/websites that you can refer for previous year questions, study material for TCS IT WIZ etc..
here are the blogs to study for tcs it wiz, materials for the quiz, question for preparation etc..

Get lot of questions from the old posts of THE TCS IT WIZ Blog

Get the logos,icons,photos of computer scientists, mascots etc..
TECH IMAGE QUIZ (feeds)-   click here 

Computer IT & Technology - click here         - click here              - click here

Rutsum               - click here

Brite in IT Quiz  - click here

A doc on google docs - click here

Evolution of few Logos - click here

some old questions - click here

Mikul262                 - click here

Manassas                - click here

TCS IT WIZ 2011    - click here 
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Aug 2, 2011

TCS IT WIZ 2011 Bangalore Finals

Round: Experience Anticipation

1.Microsoft started a project which was the First Wi-Fi Enabled Toilet.Identify?


2.Alax Douglas graphics game, which was the 1st to run in the digital world.


3.Search engine for web video, san francisco based company, operated by AOL.


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Apr 23, 2011

How to prepare for TCS IT WIZ

TCS IT WIZ, India's Largest inter-school Tech quiz organized by Tata Consultancy Services has been participated by thousands of students.
But still many students have a doubt that how to prepare for the quiz.
Here we are putting some suggestion for the better preparation for the grand TCS IT WIZ.

  • Framing Questions: One of the important method in the preparation for TCS IT WIZ ( Applicable to other as well) is framing questions. You should be able to frame questions which levels up to the TCS IT WIZ questions. Make use of YouTube videos of the quizzes in order to get the questioning style of quiz master. In a discussion Pick brain had proposed it.

  • TV Shows: Watch TV programs related technology such as Gadget Guru, Cell Guru( NDTV Profit) which will help you a for the quiz.

  • Wikipedia: Read Wikipedia & have a linked study. That is while you read a page on Wikipedia you can see some related links titles "See Also", check out those articles also.
  • If you got a question & answer you may probably by heart it & will do nothing beyound that. But what actually need is that search & read the Wikipedia article about the question.
    For example 'expand AMOLED' its answer is "Active Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diode". You should also read this article . Thus you will get an overall idea about AMOLED.
  • News Paper: Keep in touch with the dailies (mainly the business page), it will also help you.

We will add more suggestions. Post you comments & suggestions.

Mar 13, 2011


Hi everyone,
Its now time for warm up for TCS IT WIZ 2011.

Lets start the preparations.
TECH4YOU will come up with new materials & questions.

Just wait for few weeks

We will bring you the best helps & tips etc.. for efficient preparation.