Cognizant Technology Solutions
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Overall it's a good place to work with you get you yearly appraisal and Salary on time they also provide Night Shift allowance, working hours is 10 hours.


Night shift Allowance


10 hours shift with 2 hour break
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Work life balance

No learning opportunities in testing projects of CIS domain. Need to come in different rotation shifts. But work will not that much hectic for testing project but it all varies from one project to another.
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Cognizant Technology Solutions insights

Based on 276 survey responses
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  • Ability to learn new things
  • Ability to meet personal goals
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  • Fair pay for job
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good for freshers

great work life experience and skill development opportunities present. Best for candidates who are willing yo learn new skills and they will be rewarded with new project opportunities
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Fun workplace

It's really good to work in this company and you can get a chance to learn courses. management is helping employees to complete their certification free of cost.


Good management


Less shift allowance
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Good place to work and improve ourselves professionally.Acknowledgement of workSometimes pressure is too muchAppraisal depends on manager decisionHard work is recognised.
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Good place, no growth, hectic work, no work life balance, good company, good salary, shifts making it difficult, no weekend weekoffs, long working hours
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Nominal salary, relaxed work, in case of promotion lot of politics there

Pros-For freshers nominal salaryNo pressureCons -PoliticsVery less incentiveBiased managersFavorism for Tamil employees Less shift allowance
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Cognizant experience

I was great experience, which is I missing now .CTS campus , colleagues, management and culture every thing was really really good, and CTS treating their employees very well .Cognizant is like a college .
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Productive and fun work place

Very nice place to learn and work on the product application. Good ambience and friendly HR and management. Teams will be based on the project. Very neat and clean lobby as well as ODC.


Good environment
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MC's are good when you are at full time positions

Depends on the projects, my Senior Delivery Manager was the great at workplace. But the employees were not friendly and do not individual support growth


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No room for learning and growth and Pay is never decent
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Fun workplace

Loved to work in cognizant technology solutions. I really enjoyed myself for working there. Good people around me and management was excellent. So supportive and fun workplace


No stress


No cons
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It was OK!

* Since our project works 24/7, we could meet more than half the team only during night shifts. * The term Night Shift translates to "Business hours in US". Hence, the workload can be crazy. * The management was not good or supportive.


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Campus location
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Productive and Fun

Working in CTS is quiet interesting, but depends on the project which your allocated or selected by yourself. If you are done with the day to day task, then CTS is fanatastic company to settle liftime
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Nice company

Nice company overall. but totally manager driven company. manager shouldn't take care of the carrier of candidate. overall its good company having fun.
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Its Good working environment with all the helpful resources available for learning.

Its Good working environment with all the helpful resources available for learning. All the senior colleague around are so helpful. Along with work there is lot to learn.
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Overall a good place to work

Good place to work. Work culture is really good and no stress. Team mates were helpful and seniors were so supportive. 1. Fun 2. Challenging 3. Friendly 4. Engaging 5. Rewarding 6. Collaborative 7. Flexible 8. Supportive 9. Exciting 10. Professional 11. Busy 12. Fast-paced
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Good company to work in if you are lucky to get good projects

Pros: Good management, good learning opportunities though depends upon the project you get, good team work Cons: Not much salary, less scope of promotion
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Nice place to work

Getting good project is first set of task. Once you are tagged with good project then your progress depends completely on your performance and management skills
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Not such a great Company

Cognizant is an okay company depending on the project that you get into. Very bad infrastructure, food and other basic amenities. Cab facility is available for all
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Good company

Nice company to begin your career with. Nice work culture and work/ life balance. Secured job if you are performing constantly. Salary hike is comparatively less.
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Flexible working hours

Overall it's a nice company with encouraging leads. They are always present to guide in the work and help. Working hours are quite flexible with no worry about the shift timings.
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Overall rating

Based on 15,186 reviews

Ratings by category

3.7 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
3.5 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
3.7 out of 5 stars for Job Security/Advancement
3.4 out of 5 stars for Management
3.7 out of 5 stars for Culture

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