Syntel Reviews

Updated July 23, 2015
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Syntel President, CEO, and Director Prashant Ranade
Prashant Ranade
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Pros
  • Onsite opportunities if you are intrested (in 90 reviews)

  • Experience Good work life balance (in 18 reviews)

Cons
  • No work life balance in the company (in 22 reviews)

  • no work life balance,stretch hours are hectic at times (in 13 reviews)

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  1. Bde

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - BDE in Mumbai (India)
    Former Employee - BDE in Mumbai (India)

    I worked at Syntel full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Good to work and decent work life balance

    Cons

    Less reward and recognition need to imorove

    Advice to Management

    People should be given adequate opportunity to prove themseleves


  2. Good Company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mumbai (India)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mumbai (India)

    I worked at Syntel full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great work culture, salary benefits, growth opportunities, onsite engagements,

    Cons

    Politics, not many projects, difficult work timings schedule, management is ok types

    Advice to Management

    Care about employees, provide them enough opportunities for growth, less politics please.


  3. Test Engineer

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Test Engineer in Bangalore (India)
    Former Employee - Test Engineer in Bangalore (India)

    I worked at Syntel full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good work environment, Work-life balance, Team members very helpful and supportive, Learning and growth

    Cons

    Internal pollitics, Canteen (Chennai) not good


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  5. Project Lead

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Portland, OR
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Portland, OR

    I worked at Syntel full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Mature company to work for

    Cons

    None that I can think of


  6. Good Company to Work for

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Syntel full-time

    Pros

    Higher Salary compared to counterparts, Good Work Culture

    Cons

    A little confusing Policies,


  7. Test engineer

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Test Engineer in Pune (India)
    Former Employee - Software Test Engineer in Pune (India)

    I worked at Syntel full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Good learning environment and good work culture

    Cons

    Slow growth professionally and restricted duration for some project

    Advice to Management

    Be more organized


  8. more than 3 years of experience on Web Development

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer
    Current Employee - Software Engineer

    I have been working at Syntel

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Syntel gives the opportunity to interact with client irrespective of experience. It's very good exposure to freshers to understand the nature of business and client.

    Cons

    I dint find any cons.


  9. It is a great working experience

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Syntel

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Team work. Senior guidance. Work culture

    Cons

    There are no cons to be mentioned as such.


  10. Helpful (1)

    Excellent opportunities

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Syntel

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Right place for people who wants to grow quickly great onsite opportunities

    Cons

    Average variable payouts More focus on Mumbai and Pune than Chennai


  11. Very good for resourceful freshers

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Informatica ETL Developer in Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Informatica ETL Developer in Mumbai (India)

    I have been working at Syntel full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    You will get chance to learn new technologies and contribute more as a fresher/trainee than many other companies of similar size and stature.

    Cons

    Remuneration is not competitive to other companies of similar size and stature

    Advice to Management

    Pay more, proportional to the amount of work one does.



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