Cognizant Placements Experiences-Cognizant written Test & Interview Experiences
This is Jeel from NITM Bhopal.
I am very happy share ma feelings with you all people after being selected in a reputed company Like Cognizant.
Here goes my experience with Cognizant (CTS)
Cognizant Placement Procedure
4 Rounds: Written, GD, Technical HR, HRWritten Cleared : 800 + GD cleared 400 + Finally Selected . 269 students got selected. I'm among one of them... Selection Procedure: Really they are so so so nice. HR's are very very friendly. 1st Round: Written test 55 Questions in 60 Minutes, 3 sections: No -ve mark, and no Sectional cut off mark.
English: Prepositions, articles and Synonyms Reading comprehensions from technical topic like Embedded System, CGI (common gateway interface)
Reasoning: some reasoning questions like Interview Selection under some conditions Replacing problems 1 with $ and 0 with * in binary code.and /stands for *, + stands for /, - stands for % then find the statement which is true among 4 ?changing the places of alphabets in a word. one other reasoning type Questions.
Quantitative: Venn diagram, Data sufficiency like if 1) 2a/3b = 5/6 2) 2A+B=35 then can we predict the value of A and B? Rank Questions Some Lift problems like if a building with Ground + 30 floor has 2 lifts. 1 lift will stops on alternate floor and another lift stops on every floor then when they will meet on a floor each other?
2nd Round: GD
Each batch consists of 12 to 15 people. 8 or 9 got selected.
They only checking on Communication skills and Group dynamics.
Speak confidently but not over confidently.. don't interrupt others..
Be patience until ur chance... if didn't got a chance no problem, finally they point out and ask you to speak.
On that time if yo excel only one good point in confident, then you will be selected.
3rd Round: Technical Interview
Asking About yourself ?
Easy only... not like first and second round.
Basic C Programs like Fibonacci series, prime, palindrome etc...
OS concepts (semaphore, deadlock, Interrupts) Database concepts,
Be confident.. their approach very decent and motivated manner only.
Final Round:HR Interview
They asking about yourself, family, why accenture, about accenture, ur roll model.. very very general only.
So guys i hope this will give at least a little bit exposure to you...
See you at accenture... high performance. delivered... All the best
Now let me tell you something about Cognizant:-
Cognizant Technology Solutions (Cognizant) (NASDAQ: CTSH) is an American multinational provider of custom information technology, consulting and business process outsourcing services headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey, USA. The company is a member of NASDAQ-100, the S&P 500 and Fortune 500. Cognizant has been named to the 2010 Fortune 100 Fastest-Growing Companies List for the eighth consecutive year.
Chairman & CEO: John E. Klein
Vice Chairman: Laxmi Narayanan
Revenue: $ 4.59 Billion (2011)
Employees: 118,000 (2011)
History:-Cognizant was founded in 1994 as an IT development and maintenance services arm of The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation, at Chennai, with Kumar Mahadeva as its Chairman and CEO. The company was spun off as an independent organization two years later and moved its headquarters to the US. Kumar Mahadeva resigned in 2003 when Lakshmi Narayanan took charge as CEO
In addition to its headquarters and delivery center in Teaneck, N.J., Cognizant has five additional delivery centers in the United States of America: Bentonville, Arkansas; Bridgewater, New Jersey; Chicago, Illinois; Holliston, Massachusetts; and Phoenix, Arizona
The company also has local, regional and global delivery centers in the UK, Europe, India, China, The Philippines, Canada, Argentina, and Mexico.
The majority of the company’s employees are based in India: Chennai, Coimbatore, Kolkata, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Pune, Mumbai, Gurgaon and Cochin.
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