Syntel
2.9 of 5 522 reviews
www.syntelinc.com Troy, MI 5000+ Employees

Syntel Reviews

Updated Jul 7, 2014
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2.9 522 reviews

                             

75% Approve of the CEO

Syntel President, CEO, and Director Prashant Ranade

Prashant Ranade

(253 ratings)

54% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    good

    Trainee (Current Employee)
    Pune (India)

    Prosgreat opportunity for fresher , nice campus

    Conslengthy working hours, night shifts

    Advice to Senior Managementmore friendly with employer

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good if you keep your boss happy :)

    Technical Architect (Former Employee)
    Pune (India)

    Prosgrowing and more opportunities coming

    Consculture, process not matured , no 360 degree feedback

    Advice to Senior Managementfocus on the 360 degree feedback, judge the boss as well ...

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good for Fresher,

    Project Lead (Current Employee)
    Pune (India)

    ProsGood learning as fresher. Good.

    Consbad HR policies. not bed.

    Advice to Senior Managementnothing

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Project/Delivery Manager (Current Employee)
    Mumbai (India)

    ProsGood work. Good for Junior level

    ConsNot employee friendly, Lot of restrictions.

    Advice to Senior ManagementReduce red tape culture.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Joined as fresher in Syntel, and is good company for new people.

    Software Engineer (Current Employee)
    Pune (India)

    Pros- good fro new people
    - will get good projects
    - nice campus
    - great managers

    Cons- salary structure is not up to the mark
    - increment policy is not good
    - experience people are not interested to join

    Advice to Senior Management- please keep transparency in the Salary and Increment structure.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good company for freshers to start on.

    Testing Engineer (Current Employee)
    Mumbai (India)

    ProsGood company to start your carrier. Decent start up package. Exposure to MNC work culture. Job security.

    ConsGrowth is very slow if you stay for long time.

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    Great company for starters..

    Testing Engineer (Current Employee)
    Pune (India)

    Pros1. A lot of learning opportunities for freshers.
    2. Direct stakeholder interaction
    3. Good onsite opportunities

    Cons1. No efficient resource management leading to messed up allocations.
    2. Nothing grand about the hikes, which makes you a bit below par earner among your peers in other companies
    3. High attrition rate

    Advice to Senior Management* Better resource management
    * Normalisation of salaries once in 3 years so that employee wont feel unsatisfied

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Good place to be a simple software engineer

    Software Engineer (Current Employee)
    Chennai (India)

    ProsCampus, work environment are good.
    Very good place to get onsite opportunities.
    if you stay more than 2years, in the third year the probability of getting onsite is much high.

    ConsLow knowledge people get rewards very easily with improper management reviews.
    Hikes are very low.

    Advice to Senior ManagementAdvices wont work here.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Syntel as a tier 2 company is good. Chance of getting your visa initiated is good in(with) some accounts/clients.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsChances of visa processing in some accounts

    ConsVariable pay is always not payed fully. lack of technical experts or go getters, poor hike (Note: some of these could be specific to an account )

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    good exposure

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGood experience with varied business areas

    ConsThe company lacks enough motivating factors

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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