The New Stuff


Tips to crack TCS Verbal Section



Hope many of you are busy with TCS preparation and most of the TCS aspirants are in confusion about the VERBAL part and how to deal with the same. Here is a detailed post for you people on how to answer the section effectively.

The opening of the professional mail should start with a greeting to the client like “Hi David” or “Dear David”. Remember, you have to use their first name to address them and not their full name like “Hi Mr. Jackson Peterson”. That’s not the right way to address a client.

Next start with the content directly. Do not try to bring in unwanted message. A professional mail should be short and precise. It should not be too much of descriptive and lengthy. It should be neat and crisp.


Consider the following example and I shall answer one way to deal with this particular example.

Using the following phrases, write an email with minimum of 70 words to the customer Mr. Gill Roy explaining delay to the project.

Payment processing system – Schedule – 10th May (Friday) – Unexpected power outage – 3 days – Overall delay – 7 days – includes recovery of lost work – will not recur


Dear Gill,

The project “Payment processing system” was scheduled to be delivered on 10th May (Friday). However, due to an unexpected power outage in offshore site for past 3 days we lost few of our works for which we don’t have backup too. Hence we are expecting an overall delay in the delivery for a maximum of 7 days within which the team will work on the issues and everything will be sorted out. Apologies for the delay and we will ensure that the mistake will not recur in future again.




Here, you are not going off the track and not describing anything in detail. The information which needs to be communicated is delivered. The professional mails will be different from your regular mail and you need to look for the words which you have to use. Some common words are apologies instead of sorry. Never mention as, you are unable to do anything. You can mention as, we are expecting a delay. Try to mention as we, team, our, offshore, onsite and these kind of words if it is a mail regarding projects. Negative words should not be used openly and the same meaning should be covered under positive words. This may not be the perfect answer. This is one way of answering the question. The question asked to complete it in 70 words and I took 90+ words. We can be even more crisp and short.


Hope this will help you.

Let me know directly for any queries.


Vignesh Kumar


Picture credit : [stepbystep]

INdiaGeeks is a one stop solution to all your engineering needs.

Want to do some Meritorious Deed??!! Our Mail box is Open for you. Drop in your experience/tips at or share it here
Like our facebook page to get regular updates!!

We are also on Android.


Arun Prakash

Hi, I'm Arun Prakash ,23 years old. I'm a self-motivated learner, driven by curiosity and passion. In my free time, I really enjoy building stuffs which help students to learn better.I am currently building, a smart job search portal. Before that, I built INdiaGeeks, a one stop solution for engineering student's needs. Also I developed few more websites for my personal needs. Apart from this, I do cycling and swimming.You can also check out me on Facebook and Quora. Thanks for reading!



Recently Published

article image

Best Websites For Earning Money Using Writing Skills

College students are often looking for ways to earn extra income. ...

article image

Graduate Record Examinations (GRE): A List of Do’s and Don’ts To Improve Your Vocabulary.

The GRE or the Graduate Record Examination is a test taken by those ...


10 Job search tips for engineering graduates

With over 4000 engineering colleges and lakhs of students enrolling ...


Interview experience for the post of Content Developer in Zoho Corporation

I would be sharing with you my experience in the interview process ...

article image

The Best Paying Jobs in Aviation Industry

  There are jobs in this world that get more respect than that ...


TCS Interview Experience – 2016 batch(TICT, Kolkata)

Guys, In this article we are sharing the complete interview ...


Amdocs Interview Experience 2015

Company name :Amdocs 2015 package offered : 3.5 lpa Bond details : ...


Making A Profession Out Of Writing

Writing is all about creativity; the ability to play with words ...

article image

Detection and Treatment of Career Stagnation

Detection and Treatment of Career Stagnation Do you feel that you ...