Cognizant Technology Solutions

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Cognizant Technology Solutions Reviews in India

Updated August 27, 2014
Updated August 27, 2014
5,339 Reviews

3.5
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Cognizant Technology Solutions President & CEO Frank D'Souza
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good work culture starting from training to project deliverables (in 501 reviews)

  • Better work-life balance as compared to top tier consulting companies (in 422 reviews)


Cons
  • Work-Life Balance & Onshore opportunities depends on the project you are into (in 291 reviews)

  • No work life balance because of nightly offshore calls (in 65 reviews)

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  1.  

    Cognizant SALARY

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

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

    Pros

    Good place to work for beginners

    Cons

    managers just point the fingers to low level resources and ask to them take up all the work and they walk freely

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please assess the managers and place them in rite place

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Very Good

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

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

    Pros

    Best Work Culture, Best Practice, Onsite Oppurtunities

    Cons

    Hike. Aprt from this nothing is bad

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    No Comments

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    good learning experience with the team

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

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

    Pros

    employee friendly organisation when compared with other organisations of same status.

    Cons

    Not satisfied with the appraisal during my stay as appraisal evaluation expects more things apart from project.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    good company

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

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    people who wish to gain knowledge in technology its a good company

    Cons

    not flexible at all.lot of over time work takes place.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    need to help the associates to maintain life and work balance,

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    CSP Tester

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    ample opportunity to grow in this domain

    Cons

    no definite working hours during delivery

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Good start for freshers.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Quality Engineer (Mobile Test Automation)  in  Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Software Quality Engineer (Mobile Test Automation) in Bangalore (India)

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

    Pros

    1. Learning curve.
    2. Flexible timings, dress code & fun activities.
    3. Performance based growth.
    4. Chance to work with world class clients. (cutting edge tech.)
    5. Job security.

    Cons

    Obviously Politics, apart from that nothing much !

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Doing Great ! Keep Going !

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    work culture

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions

    Pros

    flexible timing
    good hike per year
    onsite opportunity

    Cons

    not flexible to work across technologies

  9.  

    Excellent company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Technology Specialist  in  Chennai (India)
    Current Employee - Technology Specialist in Chennai (India)

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

    Pros

    Salary - Appraisal
    Opportunity - Onsite
    Flexibility
    Work Environment - Culture
    Management
    Cafeteria

    Cons

    You may find Cons but that depends on project you'r working for.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Create more Onsite opportunities & Increase Employee Strenght

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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  10.  

    A great place!!!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Technical Writer  in  Pune (India)
    Former Employee - Technical Writer in Pune (India)

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

    Pros

    As an organization, its a great place to work for....there are opportunities galore and everyone is bound to find their place under the sun!!!!

    Cons

    Sometimes you tend to lose yourself among-st the crowd!!! Apart from that, no other complaints!!!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Ensure everyone gets a chance to grow...Beyond compensation and other benefits its very important that each employee feels cared for in the organization and that is the key to success.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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  11.  

    Good company

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

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

    Pros

    A good place
    Lot of projects and lot of domain experience you can learn

    Cons

    Company has grown and it has huge team, it will be directly impact one's own personal growth..
    Salary
    Not recognizing the right people for promotion

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please identify right people and then promote.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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