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Cognizant Technology Solutions Software Developer Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jan 29, 2014
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Interview Details – technical + two rounds of interview

Interview Question – series question   Answer Question

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Interviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions

Interview Details – long wait in a queue,then we are called for f to f interview,i thing that day there was around 30-40 interviewer,the whole staff was busy with one student,finally my turn came,he was really a tough guy he asked me about my whole engineering,he did't left any single subject,at last he asked me what is favorite subject i said DBMS,he start online questioning but i was very calm and replied almost every question

Interview Question – Databse question
constructure
SDLC
C basic concepts
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Software Developer
New Delhi (India)

I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions in February 2013.

Interview Details – there were 3 rounds: written,group discussion,personal interview. all the rounds were easy

Interview Question – all were easy   Answer Question

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Software Developer

Interviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions

Interview Details – Easy....got in through campus placement...will be recruted if you have good soft skills....need to have good analytical skills and attitude..as a fresher my technical knowledge in IT was not questioned...

Interview Question – Nothing as such..was short and sweet...   Answer Question

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Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh (India)

I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions in June 2009.

Interview Details – one - one face interview with few basic technical questions

Negotiation Details – No negotiation on Campus Job

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Chennai (India)

I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions in August 2010.

Interview Details – Technical and HR interview

Interview Question – Prime number generation   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Joined as an fresher, so did not negotiate.

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Software Developer

I applied through college or university and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions.

Interview Details – I got placed through campus interview process in college. Initially they took the aptitude test & then shortlisted candidates are invited for interview. The interview was not too difficult not too easy. In technical round the focus was only on basics & little grilling on project. HR round questions were about by hobbies, interests etc.

Interview Question – Nope.   Answer Question

Reason for Declining – I got better salary package from other company.

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Software Developer
Chennai (India)

I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions in April 2010.

Interview Details – We had 3 rounds in the interview process :

1. Written aptitude test
2. Technical interview (1:1)
3. HR interview

Interview Question – Normalisation- DBMS   View Answer

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Software Developer
Pune (India)

I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions in January 2011.

Interview Details – First Aptitude Test.
Then Technical Interview.
Then 1:1 personal Interview.
If selected Offer is made.

Interview Question – Tell me about Yourself?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Talk about salary at last.

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Software Developer
Calcutta (India)

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 5 days - interviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions in December 2010.

Interview Details – a call from the recruiter and time was set up for a technical round... after this round a hr round... then document submission... then the offer letter was sent over mail.

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