Syntel Reviews

Updated August 24, 2014
Updated August 24, 2014
567 Reviews

3.0
567 Reviews
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Syntel President, CEO, and Director Prashant Ranade
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273 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Lots of Onsite opportunities for long term and as well as short term (in 69 reviews)

  • Good work environment , excellent client exposure (in 28 reviews)


Cons
  • Work life balance is negative if you manage client relationship (in 18 reviews)

  • no work life balance,stretch hours are hectic at times (in 10 reviews)

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  1.  

    Syntel review

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Engagement Director  in  New York, NY
    Current Employee - Engagement Director in New York, NY

    I have been working at Syntel

    Pros

    - Excellent career opportunity
    - Great learning experience

    Cons

    - Lot of politics and lack of clear structures and responsibilities in some areas

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - Great focus on increasing the business
    - can invest more

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Perfect for fresher

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager Finance  in  Pune (India)
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager Finance in Pune (India)

    I worked at Syntel full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good company with lots of opportunities,
    Perfect work environment.
    More opportunity for onsite.

    Cons

    Politics in the middle management.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Policies need to be revised

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Good

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

    I have been working at Syntel

    Pros

    Good company in terms of learning prospective.

    Cons

    you should be ready to move in any domain

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    Interview experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Trainee  in  Pune (India)
    Current Employee - Trainee in Pune (India)

    I have been working at Syntel full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good management about the interview process. Not very harsh during interviwes

    Cons

    have to wait for months till they give joining

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hand out joining dates early

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Nyc

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - ASE  in  Pune (East Timor)
    Current Employee - ASE in Pune (East Timor)

    I have been working at Syntel full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Pros - good learning, if you get into a good team. good incentives

    Cons

    Lack of communication from upper management with regards to procedure changes

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    8.5 + years of experience as a senior analyst

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Lead  in  Pune (India)
    Current Employee - Project Lead in Pune (India)

    I have been working at Syntel full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Very nice company to work, Nice work environment as well more opportunity for onsite and career growth.

    Cons

    Less process oriented company, need to work on process management part of the company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to focus on career interest of the employee.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Satisfied employee Review

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Graduate Trainee Engineer  in  Pune (India)
    Current Employee - Graduate Trainee Engineer in Pune (India)

    I have been working at Syntel full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Working environment is pretty good. Learnt a lot from my seniors. Nice place to start your career with.

    Cons

    Well I worked with syntel only for 1 year, so I dont see drawbacks that a employee working for a long time would see. For me it was happy happy.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    my own experience in syntel

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

    I have been working at Syntel full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    good for freshers
    good learning opportunities
    good office environment

    Cons

    low growth rate
    low hikes.
    less no of offices in india

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Good Hike Provider for Lateral Joiner

    Current Employee - Senior Project Lead  in  Pune (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Project Lead in Pune (India)

    I have been working at Syntel full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good hike for lateral joiner.
    Good onsite exposure
    Good for ladies

    Cons

    compulsory 9 hr working culture
    sandwich Leave Policy
    Group-sm culture

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Implement Policies for all employees including onsite employees and managers too. Try to retain old employees.

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    good onsite opportunities

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

    I have been working at Syntel full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    helping management,fast onsite opportunity,employee growth graph can be very fast

    Cons

    no work life balance,stretch hours are hectic at times

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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