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Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation is a multinational information technology, consulting and business process outsourcing company. It is headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey, United States, North America.

The selection process of the CTS  consists of 4 rounds. These rounds are as follows:

Written test
Technical Interview
HR interview

Cognizant written test pattern based on "MeritTrack". This written test will have two section i.e verbal section and logical section.

 

Section Name

Total Questions
(55)

Marks per Question

 Negative Marking

Time Limit
(Section wise)

Sectional Cut-off

Time Duration

Analytical Ability

30

1

No

25 min.

Yes

 55 Min.

Verbal Ability

25

1

No

30 min.

Yes

 
Cognizant written test pattern based on 'AMCAT'. This written test will have three section i.e Verbal ability, Quantitative aptitude and Logical reasoning. Q4I suggest candidtes to go through the AMCAT patterns.
 

Section Name

Total Questions
(55)

Marks per Question

 Negative Marking

Time Limit
(Section wise)

Sectional Cut-off

Time Duration

Verbal Ability

25

1

No

25 min.

Yes

 55 Min.

Logical Reasoning

14

1

No

14 min.

Yes

Quantitative Aptitude

16

1

No

16 min.

Yes

 
 
Verbal Ability section consists of questions from Spotting error, Rearrangement,  Sentence formation, Passages and Jumbled Sentences, Antonyms and Synonyms, One word substitution, Sentence correction, readings comprehension.
 
Reasoning Section consists of questions on Blood relation, Direction sense, Coding and Decoding , Syllogism , Statement-Assumption, Data Interpretation (pie charts and tables), Data re-arrangement, Puzzles etc.

Sectional Cut-off: As there is sectional cut-off, so candidates need to put equal attention on each section.

After the Written test Cognizant Technology will conduct induction program in which the company policy, Salary and similar other things were present by CTS HR.

Technical Interview: This section will be one to one and it will mostly start from Introduce yourself followed by questions from the programming language, Data-structures, and Basics Algorithms, some basic questions of Operating System, DBMS (RDBMS, various keys), computer networks (OSI/TCP  model, protocols, IP address, Mac ID, router, etc).

HR Round: In this section will be one to one and question will be mostly from candidates resume, followed by some question like strengths and weakness, extracurricular activities, hobbies etc. Refer HR round interview question asked in CTS.

 

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