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Cognizant Technology Solutions Software Engineer Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated May 3, 2014
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I applied through a recruiter and the process took a day - interviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions.

Interview Details – 1) Technical Round:- basic c#, oops, asp.net questions, sql server(pl/sql) questions
2) manager Round:- Technical + project related

Interview Question – statemanagement in asp.net   Answer Question

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

Interview Details – campus interview

Interview Question – if i type character 'A' in text file and save it, what will be size of the file   View Answer

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Bangalore (India)

I applied through a staffing agency - interviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions in April 2014.

Interview Details – Initial communication done through consulancy , then one sunday there was big queue for all technologies .
First round completed they asked to wait for second round , then in some time HR came and told to the selected candidates there is no member for taking second round so please go we will call , till now there is no call :)

Interview Question – If the interviewer not worked with the technology what u have worked then he will ask the comparison with the technology what he has worked and yours   Answer Question

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I applied online and interviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions.

Interview Details – They shortlisted based on CV then we had two rounds of interview one technical one HR(provided u cross technical).
In technical round they asked me about my projects which I was doing during my B.Tech then asked some basic data structure question which I answered.

Interview Question – be prepared with every small detail about the company including locations in india and abroad....HR was only a formality just to chck ur communication and how much comfortable you are with relocation   Answer Question

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Greater Noida (India)

I applied through college or university and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions in January 2014.

Interview Details – the technical round is very important. they will ask u many sorts of question u just need to give a confident answer even if u r wrong. they will be amazed if they find positivity and confidence. do remember they always ask about the project that u hv done in your summer training so just stick them into your project.

Interview Question – the hr round may be quite tough   Answer Question

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I applied through other source and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions in December 2013.

Interview Details – Written test of 30 questions. Then technical interview then Manager Interview, then Hr interview

Interview Question – Syntax for using different controls in visual studio   Answer Question

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Pune (India)

I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions in March 2012.

Interview Details – It was pretty easy, just one interview cause they came for mass recruitment, so it was only one to one interview with few HR round questions. Thats all.

Interview Question – A puzzle was given to solve.   Answer Question

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I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions.

Interview Details – Wrote amcat in vel tech high tech college in Avadi. Questions were very easy but timed, on topics logical , quantitativa aptitude, english

Interview Question – no technical questions in preliminary interview   Answer Question

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

Interview Details – Student who had 75+% throughout their academic career selected directly for personal Interview
others gave online test consist of Technical+Logical+Aptitude test
1. First round -online test(for me ).
2.second round -Technical round
Interviewer asked question from resume only.
basic c/c++ and little bit from published papers,Database /PLSql etc

Interview Question – Everything was easy !   Answer Question

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Hyderābād (India)

I interviewed at Cognizant Technology Solutions in November 2013.

Interview Details – interview consists of three rounds.first round is the written exam which consists of aptitude,english and followed by programming test(c or c++ or java).second round is technical interview and the third round is hr interview

Interview Question – program on searching in data sturctures   Answer Question

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