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Cognizant Company Profile and it's information for Interview


Website: www.cognizant.com
HQ Teaneck, NJ
Industry Information Technology Services
Size 130K+ Employees, $6B+ Revenue
NASDAQ CTSH
Competitors Infosys, Wipro, Tata Consultancy Services
 

About cognizant
Cognizant Corporate view:
Cognizant is an American multinational IT services and consulting corporation headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey, United States.
Cognizant has been named to the 2010 Fortune 100 Fastest-Growing Companies List for the eighth consecutive year. Cognizant has also been named to the Fortune 1000 and Forbes Global 2000 lists. It has consistently ranked among the fastest growing companies including the 2010 Business Week 50 list of the top-performing U.S. companies, the Business Week Hottest Tech Companies 2010, and the Forbes Fast Tech 2010 list of 25 Fastest Growing Technology Companies In America.
Founded: 1994
Headquarters: Teaneck, New Jersey, U.S.


Key people: 
Francisco D'Souza (President & CEO)
Lakshmi Narayanan (Vice Chairman)
Chandra Sekaran (President & MD, Global Delivery)
Gordon Coburn (EVP, CFO & COO)

India location: Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, Pune, Gurgaon, Coimbatore, Cochin

We help transform core processes for greater flexibility, higher efficiency and lower costs.
Our unique onsite/offshore global delivery model is guided by dedication to client satisfaction.

With a Two-in-a-Box™ client engagement model, you’re assured the onsite attention of a Client Manager, experienced in your industry, working on site with you. Paired with the Client Manager is a dedicated Delivery Manager, who may be located at any of our global, nearshore or local delivery centers. One team is assigned to work on your project from start to finish, becoming an extension of your staff.

Organized by vertical industry as well as service line, we know the particulars of your business and deliver solutions with the precision you require.

Our more than 805 clients span five continents and every major industry. With an advanced global delivery platform, Cognizant 2.0 (C2), we can share knowledge and efficiently manage projects across our global delivery network. It allows us to provide you with the most cost-effective and comprehensive, end-to-end, advanced solutions.

When required, we can access the specialized skills of our deep talent pool from anywhere in the world, to solve any problem, through C2. Enhanced project collaboration tools and our well-codified, company-wide processes assure consistent, well-planned, measurable and reliable delivery from any and all locations.

Let us use our IT, business-process and strategic consulting to help you transform your business, with minimal risk and disruption. Give your organization greater flexibility, higher efficiency and lower costs. Position your business to thrive now and in the future.
Corporate Social Responsibility

As Cognizant has grown and changed over the years, one thing has remained constant: social responsibility as one of our top business priorities. And we continue to focus on making a positive environmental, social and economic impact, every day, in all our facilities around the globe.
Simply put, sustainability is good business, and vital to our marketplace success. At Cognizant, our internal performance and client satisfaction depend on how we:

Provide what's best for people and the environment.
Conduct our business, employing the highest standards of personal and corporate conduct.
Serve and satisfy our customers, thus shaping our ability to sustain our own future.

Building on our company's principles of integrity, service and expertise, our sustainability efforts provide a framework for pursuing the challenges and opportunities that responsible business practices create. It also helps our performance meet global targets, by guiding how we measure and evaluate the impact of all we do.
Culture & History
Our business culture reflects the fact that we were “born global” as a unit of U.S.-based Dun & Bradstreet with operations based in India.
As a result, we’ve always been multicultural, which has eased our expansion in more and more markets around the world.
Many of our senior managers have extensive international business experience and educational backgrounds. In fact, our CEO was born in Kenya, educated in Asia and the U.S., and has lived throughout the world.
U.S. corporate citizen — a “local” around the world

Although headquartered in the U.S., we continue to enjoy high standing as “local” player and an employer of choice with a strong reputation for excellence in India. As a testament, we consistently garner top recruitment honors at the leading institutes of Technology and Business Management there.

Website: http://www.cognizant.com
Work Culture:
They are the only international services provider with a business model structured both vertically and horizontally. That is, vertically with expertise in almost every major industry segment, as well as horizontally, across a full complement of integrated solutions and services. In fact, many of their senior people originate from the industries in which they work.
At Cognizant culture is an enabling one. It emphasizes empowerment of the individual to make decisions in the best interests of the client. Importantly, it also rewards personal achievement and contribution, financially and through public recognition.

Entry level Recruitment:
Do you have the passion to make a difference, the passion to build stronger businesses for organizations around the world? Cognizant offers career opportunities that are as dynamic as the marketplace. You'll experience a series of engaging assignments and challenging projects, and work in a fast-paced environment. It's your chance to be a part of a vibrant business community.
Training for freshers:
Designed for campus trainees, this 14-week program trains and prepares college recruits to face real time work at projects. The central focus there is to help the transition of associates to a corporate environment, equipping them with the requisite skill and expertise. Through a constant and conscious intervention process, ELTP has made constant and wholesome changes to the style of imparting training. They revisit the program once in a while to reflect the rapidly changing needs of the software industry.
About the Recruitment test:
The selection process consists of 3 rounds.
1)     Written test
2)     Technical round
3)     HR round
How to prepare:
Read more on CTS preparation.
In India office addresses:
 
Chennai
Enfil Premraj Jeyaraj
Address: 5/535, Old Mahabalipuram Road
Okkiam Thoraipakkam, Chennai - 600 097
Bangalore
Rohit Eustachius
Address: 45 Golf View Campus, Wind Tunnel Road,
Murugesh Palya, Bangalore - 560017.
Kolkata
Nilangshu Ghosal
Address: Plot- Gn 34/3,
Sector -V, Salt Lake Electronic Complex, Kolkata - 700091
Pune
Vikas Kanwar
Address: Plot No. 26/27 ,
Rajiv Gandhi Infotech Park, Midc, Hinjewadi Pune - 411057
Hyderabad
Rohit Eustachius
Address: Vanenburg IT Park
17, Software Units Layout, Madhapur, Hyderabad - 500081
Coimbatore
Rashmi Rajan
Address: Mountain View Campus STPI - IT Park 
Kumaraguru College Of Technology Campus 
Coimbatore - 641006

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