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About Cognizant

At Cognizant, we give organizations the insights to anticipate what customers want and act instantly to deliver on those demands. So they can achieve the goal of every modern business: staying one step ahead of a fast-changing world.
Vision: Serving customers by looking forward as well as back is a big promise, but the power of today's new digital capabilities is vast and growing.
Mission: Our ambition will always be to see and seize new opportunities that serve our clients and drive sustained business performance for Cognizant over the long term. See how in our annual business snapshot.
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Cognizant Ratings

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Overall Rating

3.9

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Category Ratings

3.8

Skill development

3.7

Company culture

3.7

Job Security

3.7

Work-Life balance

3.5

Work Satisfaction

3.5

Salary & Benefits

3.3

Promotions/Appraisal

Cognizant Reviews

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Junior Software Engineer in Pune
Software Development
3.0

posted on 25 May 2024

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High politics at managerial and senior level leading to unfair ra...
Senior Associate in Chennai
Software Development
4.0

posted on 25 May 2024

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Medical benefits (Low Health insurance coverage)
Senior Associate in Pune
IT Security
3.0

posted on 24 May 2024

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Was struggling a bit to find full match project in the field of I...
Product Specialist in Noida
Software Development
4.0

posted on 24 May 2024

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Lack of available project lead to mass termination Getting alloc...
Project Associate in Hyderabad / Secunderabad
Software Development
2.0

posted on 24 May 2024

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I didn't like the recruitment process. Already there are thousand...
Infra Technology Specialist in Pune
Audit & Control
2.0

posted on 24 May 2024

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Work culture, office politics, the one who butter coxing manager...
Associate in Noida
Finance
4.0

posted on 23 May 2024

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Low job security depends on project allocation, if you are alloca...
Senior Analyst in Mumbai
Business Intelligence & Analytics
4.0

posted on 23 May 2024

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Layoff happens every year, with large numbers.
Project Associate in Pune
Software Development
4.0

posted on 22 May 2024

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Managers will not supports to you if you are on bench to get a pr...
Programmer Analyst Trainee in Bangalore / Bengaluru
Software Development
1.0

posted on 22 May 2024

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Everything is worse in this company, this is the most distressing...

Cognizant Salaries

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3.5rated by 42k Cognizant employees for salary & benefits
Associate Salary
(77.9k salaries)
9.1 Lakhs
₹4.2 L/yr - ₹15.9 L/yr
Programmer Analyst Salary
(55.9k salaries)
5.7 Lakhs
₹2.0 L/yr - ₹9.3 L/yr
Senior Associate Salary
(47.7k salaries)
16.8 Lakhs
₹8.8 L/yr - ₹26.0 L/yr
4.3 Lakhs
₹1.6 L/yr - ₹8.3 L/yr
Project Associate Salary
(18.3k salaries)
11.3 Lakhs
₹5.8 L/yr - ₹18.2 L/yr

Cognizant Interview Questions

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Top 10 interview questions and answers

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Q1. 1 Tell me about your self 2 What is c# 3 What is oops concept 4 What is Delegate 5 Difference betwee...read more

asked in Programmer Analyst interview

Q2. Check for syntax error/logical error and correct the error to get the desired output. void maxRepla...read more

asked in Programmer Analyst Trainee interview

Q3. How to decide whether to use "call" or "apply" in javascript?

asked in Associate interview

Q4. A train travelling at a speed of 75 mph enters a tunnel 31/2 miles long. The train is 1/4 mile long....read more

asked in GenC interview

Q5. 2.What programming language are you proficient with..?

asked in Software Engineer interview

Q6. Application of Row_Number, Rank, and Dense Rank? Different stages of defects/Bugs? What are Schema o...read more

asked in Senior Associate interview

Q7. What is an API? Why APIs are so popular these days? What is API Management? Why we need an API Manag...read more

asked in Project Associate interview

Q8. What is meant by quality and brief explanation of it with an example?

asked in Processing Executive interview

Q9. Nth Fibonacci Number Nth term of Fibonacci series F(n), where F(n) is a function, is calculated usin...read more

asked in Software Developer interview

Q10. What’s breach? What happens if either party breaches a contract?

asked in Senior Processing Executive interview

People are getting interviews through

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Job Portal
Campus Placement
Company Website
Referral
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Recruitment Consultant
33%
24%
11%
9%
6%
4%
13% candidates got the interview through other sources.
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Cognizant Perks & Benefits

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Office cab/shuttle

2.4k total responses

International/On-site exposure

630 total responses

Free meal

318 total responses

Joining bonus

31 total responses

Paternity leaves

27 total responses

Cognizant Offices

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Cognizant FAQs

When was Cognizant founded?
Cognizant was founded in 1994.
Who is the CEO of Cognizant?
Ravi Kumar S is the current CEO of Cognizant.
How many employees are working in Cognizant in India?
Cognizant employs 100001+ employees in India.
Where is the global headquarters of Cognizant?
Global headquarters for Cognizant is located in Teaneck. New Jersey.,United States (USA).
What cities does Cognizant have offices?
Cognizant has offices in Mangaluru, Bangalore / Bengaluru, Coimbatore, Hyderabad / Secunderabad and 6 other cities.
What is it like to work at Cognizant?
The overall rating of Cognizant is 3.9, with Skill development being rated at the top and given a rating of 3.8. However, Career growth is rated the lowest at 3.3. To know first hand how is it like to work at Cognizant read detailed reviews by job profile, department and location in the reviews section.
Rating scale: 5 (Excellent), 4 (Good), 3 (Average), 2 (Poor), 1 (Terrible)
How much is the salary at Cognizant?
Get detailed salary information for salaries of popular job profiles in Cognizant: Associate: ₹ 9,10,000 per year, Programmer Analyst: ₹ 5,70,000 per year and many more. Click here to view detailed Cognizant Salaries.
How much is the salary for freshers at Cognizant?
The average salary at Cognizant for freshers varies from ₹ 1,70,000 per year for Healthcare to ₹ 13,60,000 per year for Senior Business Analyst. View Fresher Salaries at Cognizant here.

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