Cognizant Technology Solutions Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Aug 25, 2014
Updated Aug 25, 2014
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    Senior Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions.

    Interview Details

    Neat and simple as long as you are technically prepared and competent.
    No special efforts required.
    Knowing the team is beneficial.
    Clarify any questions before joining.
    Decent work place but not to expect more.

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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Senior Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Monroeville, PA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Monroeville, PA
    Application Details

    I interviewed through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions in July 2010.

    Interview Details

    The HR person called initially and fixed an appointment for a technical interview. HR discussed about the expected salary initially. After the first round of interview was cleared, another round of interview was scheduled.

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Senior Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Madison, WI
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Madison, WI
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions in January 2010.

    Interview Details

    Internal Phone interview and a Client interview. In the phone interview some basic questions were asked.
    Client interview was a bit tough but only in Core Java. After the client interview a short project was asked to be created using Spring framework. It took almost a day to create the project

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    No Negotiations
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Associate Projects Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  San Jose, CA
    Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Application Details

    I interviewed through an employee referral. The process took 5 days - interviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions in June 2012.

    Interview Details

    interview process is good , very technical , so prepare your self before the interview else you may miss the opportunity. the process can go long and can be taken by multiple people on the other end of the phone. sometimes they may ask you tom come in person. manager will have his tech lead take the interview and he himself sits besides and listen to the whole interview and then decides.

    Interview Questions
    • memory management and threading in java , in a project that was jsp based   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Manager - Consulting Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Teaneck, NJ
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Teaneck, NJ
    Application Details

    I interviewed through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions in September 2011.

    Interview Details

    Depending on how you get brought in you will go on a series of about 3 interviews. Some will be phone interviews and the others will be in person. The in person interview will be about 3 to 5 different resources interviewing you.

    Interview Questions
    • What was the most difficult project you had to manage and why?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
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    I interviewed through college or university - interviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions.

    Interview Details

    Be ready for technical round. Be clear and confident. You may have phone interview at first, then online meeting, personal interview or client interview. You may not have written or skill test.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Software Testing Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
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    I interviewed through college or university. The process took a day - interviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions.

    Interview Details

    It was easy. There was a group of people to ask you tech and personality questions. They ask about basic IT knowledge. Database, Networking, Project Management, etc. Then they give you a call the next few days if you are interested. They give you free food and stuff. Really try to sell you.

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    Negotiation Details
    Didn't negotiate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Senior SAP Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions in January 2010.

    Interview Details

    very relaxed as they hire & fire mainly your cv should meet client requirements emphasis on off shore model
    client relationship is streesed good technical skiils gaurantee selections also working with good companies in past is important

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    is 5-10 % more than present salary
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Senior Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    process was really smooth and nothing much difficult , I have been there before so they don't ask much technical interview question there main concern is about past history with cognizant and rating

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
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    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Took 7 months of time and multiple follow ups to convert first communication into an offer.
    Hired at the starting level (Business Analyst) even after 4 years of experience
    Had a very tough time following up and getting a response, few folks were not responsive at all

    Interview Questions
    • Lot of discussions went on tangent and failed to understand what relevance those had in the selection process   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No I was not able to negotiate at all
    Accepted Offer

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