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Interviews at Cognizant Technology Solutions

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Cognizant Technology Solutions.

Interview experience

Based on 2,665 interviews
Favorable

Interview difficulty

Based on 2,642 interviews
Medium

Interview process length

Based on 2,424 interviews
About a week

Interview process at Cognizant Technology Solutions

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, rating is 7.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, rating is 6.

Interview process length
About a week
23%
About two weeks
21%
About a month
21%
More than one month
20%
About a day or two
15%
Most reported steps
Phone call/screening
57%
Written test
52%
Background check
39%
Problem solving exercises
30%
Group interview
28%
Least reported steps
Presentation
5%
Take-home/sample work
3%
They have no interview
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at Cognizant Technology Solutions

  • Quite tough
    Shared on July 27, 2018 - Manual Tester - Pune, Maharashtra
  • HR arranges for the interview and looks after the process.
    Shared on January 29, 2018 - Infra. Technology Specialist - Bangalore City, Karnataka
  • You will typically have two rounds of Technical discussion and a HR discussion
    Shared on December 18, 2017 - Sr. Associate - Salesforce EAS-CRM Practice - Hyderabad, Telangana
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Interview questions at Cognizant Technology Solutions

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Web designer Related
    Shared on September 26, 2022 - Web Designer - New Delhi, Delhi
  • About my first day at office, Some calculations
    Shared on July 7, 2018 - Process Associate - Kolkata, West Bengal
  • Our Profile.
    Shared on June 27, 2018 - Senior Process Executive (SPE) - Chennai, Tamil Nadu

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Interview tips at Cognizant Technology Solutions

Dress code for the interview
  • Formal (business suit)46%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)32%
  • They didn’t have a dress code11%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)10%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)1%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Cognizant Technology Solutions

  • Just make sure that u learn nd remember the things that u studied from school basic is more needed than the advance things u kno
    Shared on February 21, 2022 - Senior Process Executive - Chennai, Tamil Nadu
  • Be yourself and do your best.
    Shared on April 26, 2021 - SME (Subject Matter Expert) - Pune, Maharashtra
  • Be bold and strong.
    Shared on February 3, 2021 - SENIOR PROCESSOR EXECUTIVE - Tambaram, Chennai, Tamil Nadu

The first interview at Cognizant Technology Solutions

How candidates got an interview
  • Walk-In26%
  • Campus placement23%
  • Employee referral17%
  • Recruiter contacted me14%
  • Other online job site10%

How candidates received their first interview at Cognizant Technology Solutions

  • Surfed in job boards and applied through naukri
    Shared on August 11, 2022 - Associate - Chennai, Tamil Nadu
  • Cognizant Hr contacted me
    Shared on February 2, 2022 - Senior Associate - Pune, Maharashtra
  • Campus Placement
    Shared on September 19, 2019 - Programmer Analyst - Uttar Pradesh
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