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based on 43k Reviews

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Cognizant Reviews

based on 43k reviews
Updated 18 Jun, 2024

Overall Rating

3.9

Category Ratings

3.8

Skill development

3.7

Company culture

3.7

Work-Life balance

3.7

Job Security

3.5

Work Satisfaction

3.5

Salary & Benefits

3.3

Promotions/Appraisal

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Updated 18 Jun, 2024

Likes

The company culture was excellent(316 reviews)

Good for freshers to learn basic work in F&A(295 reviews)

Dislikes

The salary is much lower compared to other companies(319 reviews)

There is no good management, and policies are suffocating(166 reviews)

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How is Cognizant to work for?
Cognizant is rated 3.9 out of 5, based on 43k reviews by employees on AmbitionBox. Cognizant is known for Skill development which is rated at the top and given a rating of 3.8. However, Career growth is rated the lowest at 3.3 and can be improved. To know first hand how it is like to work at Cognizant read detailed reviews based on various job profiles, departments and locations in the reviews section.
How is the salary at Cognizant?
According to AmbitionBox ratings, Cognizant employees rate its salary and benefits as 3.5 out of 5. You can know more about Cognizant Salaries at AmbitionBox
How is the work culture at Cognizant?
Work culture is rated 3.7 at Cognizant by 43k employees. While job security is rated 3.7 and work-life balance is rated 3.7 at Cognizant. Read detailed reviews by employees of Cognizant on AmbitionBox.
Is work from home available in Cognizant?
According to AmbitionBox, 11% Cognizant employees work from home permanently, 30% work from office 3 days/week, and 10% work from office 2 days/week (based on 3.5k AmbitionBox reviews in last 6 months).

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Work Policy at Cognizant

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Workplace policy may vary based on Department, Designation and Location.

based on 3.5k reviews in last 6 months

Permanent work from home

Permanent work from home

11%
Work from office

Work from office

20%
Hybrid

Hybrid

58%

2 days/week from office

10%

3 days/week from office

30%

Other hybrid work policies

18%

Unclear

Unclear

11%

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Gender Based Ratings at Cognizant

based on 40.5k verified reviews

4.0Rated by 13.8k Women

Rated 3.8 for Company Culture and 3.8 for Job Security

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3.9Rated by 26.8k Men

Rated 3.8 for Skill Development and 3.7 for Work-Life Balance

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Working Days at Cognizant

based on 43k reviews
Monday to Friday
87%
Rotational Shift
8%
Monday to Saturday
3%
Alternate Saturday off
1%
Other
1%

Work Timings at Cognizant

based on 43k reviews
Flexible timing
Strict (9am - 7pm)
Strict (9am - 6pm)
67%
4%
3%
26% employees reported other strict timings

Shift Timings at Cognizant

based on 43k reviews
Day shift
Night shift
74%
26%

Business Travel at Cognizant

based on 43k reviews
No travel
71%
Within city
20%
Within country
5%
International travel
4%
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Senior Associate
47.9k salaries
16.8 Lakhs

₹8.7 L/yr - ₹26 L/yr

Senior Processing Executive
26.8k salaries
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₹1.4 L/yr - ₹8.5 L/yr

Project Associate
18.1k salaries
11.9 Lakhs

₹5.8 L/yr - ₹18.3 L/yr

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