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Cognizant Technology Solutions Project Manager Interview Questions

Updated Nov 13, 2014
Updated Nov 13, 2014
53 Interview Reviews

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    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Initial HR screening followed by technical round of interview..
    Technical Questions were easy.No complex code questions.
    1 more Managerial Round of interview.
    HR called in 2 days time for discussion related Salary.
    Interview process took 1 week
    Easy Interview

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
  2.  

    Manager - Projects Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions in July 2014.

    Interview Details

    There were altogether 3 rounds of interviews, 2 of them being more of HR rounds and one was a technical interview covering several technologies. Questions ranged from basics and graduated to more difficult topics, they also had questions on processes followed in previous assignments.
    Interview process took a couple of weeks and entire recruitment process took almost 2 months!

    Interview Questions
    • Questions were around memory leakage, heap configuration,integration protocols,collections etc   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    There wasnt a much scope for negotiation on the salary in first HR round, I would suggest to re-negotiate the salary once they have decided to make an offer.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  3.  

    Assistant Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Interview Process handled pretty well

    Interview Questions
    • Technical, Project Management, Understanding of the Architecture   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Hardly couple of days
    Accepted Offer
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    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions.

    Interview Details

    There were three rounds of interview Technical, Manager and HR round.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions.

    Interview Details

    Pre-sreening via email; Actual interview over phone

    Interview Questions
    • None; standard PM behavioral questions focusing on previous experiences and challenges with the role   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions.

    Interview Details

    Quite simple

    No Offer
  8.  

    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Minneapolis, MN
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Minneapolis, MN
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions.

    Interview Details

    1. HR Round
    2. Technical Round
    3. Account Manager Round
    4. Client Round

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Salary
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    This company is the slowest from interview to offer process. It generally takes them 6 to 8 weeks for confirmed offer. Mostly there will be 3 rounds of interviews, technical, managerial and HR. They do not look outside unless there is real need, so ask for the highest salary that you can think of. If you are right candidate, you'll get what you ask for.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
  10.  

    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions.

    Interview Details

    The HR interview was very straight forward and to the point, it is the scheduling for the next set of interviews which is very random. They would all of a sudden call you at you cell at any time and tell you that they want to conduct the interview now. Moreover, when you tell them that instead of keeping adhoc calls it would be better to schedule these beforehand, they do not seem to pay attention to your request.
    Would appreciate if they streamline the hiring process with more camaraderie between the
    HR and the Project team folks.

    Interview Questions
    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
  11.  

    Senior Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions in January 2014.

    Interview Details

    Do not expect this company to even pretend to follow the barest minimum of responsiveness in the interview process. Even after a visit for which they pay, they will not respond if you are not their chosen candidate. Even after a positive interview on both my side and their, if they have selected someone else, they will not respond to any query, whatsoever, this includes HR, Hiring Manager, other tangential people.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

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