Cognizant Technology Solutions Interview Questions in Bangalore, India

Updated Jun 23, 2015
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    Pre-Sales Lead - Global Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore (India)
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 8+ monthsinterviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions (Bangalore (India)).

    Interview

    - Resume gets short listed,
    - then technical interview, number of rounds depend on the current pannel's review
    - then managerial,
    - then HR round for salary and work location

    Interview Questions

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    Consultant - CRM Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore (India)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral – interviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions (Bangalore (India)).

    Interview

    3 Rounds of interview including the HR round. Two technical rounds and the last one is the HR round. 1st Round is very important. 2nd is a manager's round and they just check the confidence level and what is the approach of the candidate to a particular situation. You may not be correct but should sound logical.

    Interview Questions

    • What was the biggest challenge I faced so far in my career and how did I handle that?   Answer Question
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    Teradata Developer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Bangalore (India)
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions (Bangalore (India)) in June 2015.

    Interview

    Started with inducing some fear, Interviewer told its for one of the big retail client and their expection is too high, so I am gonna ask some tough questions today (and screw u)

    Interview Questions

    • 1.) What is checksum?
      2.) What is the use of log option in Volatile table
      3.) What is the internal mechanism thats used by teradata in Set tables to check complete row and delete it
      4.) why transient journal is required in Mload ( He wanted an ellaborate answer)

      and said you can leave for the day
       
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    Programmer Analyst Trainee Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bangalore (India)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions (Bangalore (India)) in March 2015.

    Interview

    Initially there was a written test and later a 1:1 interview on the same day.

    Interview Questions

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    Associate Operations Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Bangalore (India)
    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions (Bangalore (India)) in March 2015.

    Interview

    Technical rounds were all good. Client interview went well too. HR discussion didn't go well. Unprofessional in conduct during negotiations and not capable of explaining the pay structure. Lack of coordination between Recruitment and external consultancy.

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    Reasons for Declining

    The offer they made was below expectation. It was not what was promised.

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    Technical Lead Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Bangalore (India)
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions (Bangalore (India)) in February 2015.

    Interview

    Taken 2 weeks and 5 rounds, initially HR informed me the position is for Technical lead but later after initial round got over they asked me to take Manager role and I have accepted and attended one interview with the sr manager and other with Delivery head. after 2 weeks HR called me and ask for compensation and informed that My profile is on hold because of compensation miss match.

    Interview Questions

    • What are Closures and Prototype javascript, some managerial questions.   Answer Question
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    Linux Administrator Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Bangalore (India)
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions (Bangalore (India)) in February 2015.

    Interview

    Interview process has 4 rounds They are 1. Technical Round 2. Senior Technical Round 3. Managerial Round 4. HR Round. Hiring process is very delayed by months and months. Interview process is bad

    Interview Questions

    • In the first round most the questions are from resume.

      1. Where is the sar file is located & why we use sar
      2. Write a IPtables rule to block a particular site?
      3. Where is the syslog log file is created
      4. What is LVM & Explain how to extended a LVM, reduce a LVM
      5. How to scan LUNS attached on Redhat Linux?
      6. How did you installed ESXi Server
      7. How do you do create a standard partition procedure?
      8. What do you know by Package manager YUM & Configuration file of it?
      9. How do you install VMware ESXi server?
      10.Where is the syslog server log file is stored?
      11.What is a RAID and what RAID Do you use, i've answered RAID 5. What are the Minimum disk required for RAID 5
      12.What are the RUn Levels in Linux and what are those Run Levels?
      13.What is TCP Wrappers and what are the security precautions that you follow?

      In the 2nd Round

      1.Tell me about your self?
      2.What Level of Support are you providing now? L1, L2, or L3
      3.What is the Current CTC are you getting?
      4.What is the Expected CTC ?
      5.

      In the 3rd Round Managerial Round

      They've conducted a Telephonic round with Project Manager. We've a discussion on the package the is expected and alb alb laaaa

      1.What is MBR?
      2.What is LUN?
      3.What is WWN?
      4.What is fstab?
      5.What are Run Levels and explain about each?
      6.Can you explain the how SAN is configured? Entire Flow like Fiber Channel and etc..

      User Management & Security, FTP, DNS, DHCP, Proxy, Firewall(NAT, IP tables, IP Filter), LDAP, NFS, NIS, PAM Modules
      LVM Snapshot
      Network concepts:- Linux Routing, Bonding, Bridges, Virtual IPs, Xen/VM Networking
      Performance tuning Linux servers and virtual machines
      scripting bash,perl.
      installing and configure new software on linux
      Linux user and sudo
      Linux soft/Hardware RAID
      Hardering Redhat linux
      remote disk access with NFS
      Design and document SOP(Software operation procedures)
       
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    Associate Operation Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Bangalore (India)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions (Bangalore (India)).

    Interview

    Initially technical discussion happened and later on personal interview with HR's. technical disucssion was too hard and i have explained about the whole process how it works. Being a system admin i was capable enough to handle the interview very easily and interviewer has got impressed as well

    Interview Questions

    • interviewer has asked me regarding the complete environment details which seems to be touch one   Answer Question
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    Programmer Analyst Trainee Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Bangalore (India)
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions (Bangalore (India)) in December 2014.

    Interview

    I was called through amcat score..for technical and hr round.

    Procedure:
    1. Aptitude
    2. Technical Round
    3. HR Round.

    Technical Round: There was 1 hr in this round. First they asked me to introduced myself then about dbms,oops,c lang.
    and after that about project.

    HR: Tell me about urself and some common question.
    They basically check your communication skills.

    Interview Questions

    • Question from Database:
      Linked List,
      C Language
      Achievement
      Projects
       
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    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Bangalore (India)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions (Bangalore (India)).

    Interview

    As followed by others , Two technical round and One manager round with HR round. You should be technically strong as Many outsiders attend Interviews . Communication skills Matters a lot in Cognizant

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