Cognizant Technology Solutions

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Cognizant Technology Solutions Reviews in Calcutta, India

Updated January 27, 2015
Updated January 27, 2015
6,318 Reviews
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Pros
  • Good work culture, Visa processing is streamline compare to other Indian based company (in 586 reviews)

  • gt; pretty good work-life balance, but still this depends on the project you get (in 536 reviews)


Cons
  • Work-life balance is poor as more work is expected than pure US based companies (in 365 reviews)

  • No work -life balance, a training period of one year for freshers (in 83 reviews)

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  1.  

    Good for Freshers

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Programmer Analyst in Calcutta (India)
    Former Employee - Programmer Analyst in Calcutta (India)

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good Company for fresher
    High Visibility
    Lots of fun and learning

    Cons

    Very poor growth
    Less salary hike

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please imporove the salary structure at junior and mid level

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Need to increase salaries

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Programmer Analyst in Calcutta (India)
    Former Employee - Programmer Analyst in Calcutta (India)

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions

    Pros

    Work Culture is good in certain teams.

    Cons

    The compensation paid to its employees is lower than market.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Increase the Salary on average

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    associate

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

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions

    Pros

    work life balance
    faster career growth
    strong Senior mangement
    passionate and committed employees

    Cons

    compensation mediocre, especially in lower levels

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    working environment is very good

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

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Many things to learn during the project

    Cons

    Resource utilisation is not good

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  6.  

    Satisfied with work culture, higher management

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

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Good working environment
    very nice higher management
    flexible working hours
    good work life balance

    Cons

    Training should be improved
    Good hike should be given as compared to market.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Doing well
    Should increase hikes

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Work life balance will go on a toss

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Programmer Analyst in Calcutta (India)
    Former Employee - Programmer Analyst in Calcutta (India)

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Facilities, CTC, Helpful team members

    Cons

    Work life balance, Ignorant supervisor, HR managers are also indifferent

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Strong HR personnel are needed

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Associated with CTS for 3 years

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calcutta (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calcutta (India)

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions

    Pros

    Good work life balance. Good Infrastructure.

    Cons

    Salary not up to the mark

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need a salary revision

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    best place to start

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Programmer Analyst in Calcutta (India)
    Former Employee - Programmer Analyst in Calcutta (India)

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    much exposure to business, good training plans for enhancing your knowledge.

    Cons

    too much politics and seniors generally go by perceptions

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  10.  

    Good place to start your career,Brand matters after all

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Service Quality Consultant in Calcutta (India)
    Current Employee - Service Quality Consultant in Calcutta (India)

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions

    Pros

    Experienced people, Work culture is good, you have the freedom to talk to higher management, transparent policies

    Cons

    Internal politics, less pay as per the industry

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    good

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

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions

    Pros

    all pros, flexible qork culture,learning environment, culture pushes to perform

    Cons

    no cons, salary structure needs to be reviewed

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    na

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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