Syntel

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Syntel Reviews

Updated 26 January 2015
Updated 26 January 2015
677 Reviews
3.0
677 Reviews
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Syntel President, CEO, and Director Prashant Ranade
Prashant Ranade
324 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Lots of Onsite opportunities for long term and as well as short term (in 90 reviews)

  • Work life balance is excellent as they rarely require you to stay over time (in 18 reviews)


Cons
  • Work life balance is negative if you manage client relationship (in 22 reviews)

  • no work life balance,stretch hours are hectic at times (in 13 reviews)

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  1.  

    Not good not bad

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Pune
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Pune

    I have been working at Syntel full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    salary in hand is good,opportunities are good,learning environment

    Cons

    work culture is very bad,organisational behavior is missing in most people

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    improve your management skills

  2.  

    Good for starters but salary hike is not good.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Pune
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Pune

    I have been working at Syntel

    Pros

    Nice Transport facility and good for freshers

    Cons

    Poor Management, politics and not so good work culture

  3.  

    "Good Company"

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Pune
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Pune

    I have been working at Syntel full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    I have total 2.3 years of experience till now, Campus is brilliant, Work Culture is good.
    Got lots of opportunity to learn.
    Lots of onsite opportunities, but politics play role

    Cons

    Management is not that much good,
    More concern on Billability, Management team try to make to you move in client project whatever you technology is matching or not.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to Improve

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    For freshers this company is a good opportunity to learn new things

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Syntel

    Pros

    Good for new joiners,

    Cons

    for now nothing from my side

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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    Good company to learn if you are lucky.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Chennai
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Chennai

    I have been working at Syntel full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    1. Good location
    2. Good place to learn if you are under proper managers.
    3. Onsite opportunity is nice.

    Cons

    1. Bad management in senior level
    2. Long bench period
    3. Poor talent management
    4. Poor internal hike
    5. Work life balance is poor.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Needs a change in senior management. Increase in revenue is good for the organization but organization need to think regarding employees also.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  7.  

    Good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Gurgaon, Haryana

    I have been working at Syntel

    Pros

    Chill environment for working in company

    Cons

    Bad internal growth in terms of compensation

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be a bit more transparent

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8.  

    Less work pressure

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Chennai
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Chennai

    I have been working at Syntel full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Less work pressure
    33 days leave per year and unused leave will be carry forward to next year

    Cons

    No recognition even if you work hard.
    Good place for testing people not for developers.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please keep in touch with the employees who are working

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    syntel review

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Syntel full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    good location, good campus, getting better

    Cons

    mangement is not good, lack of good resources to work with

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  10.  

    Learning curve has been good.

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Syntel

    Pros

    1.People before paper. 2.Consider IT done.

    Cons

    Work life balance under-utilization of talent.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Help people excel with higher roles and responsibilities to consider IT done.

    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Having overall 2.3 years of experience of I.T in Manual and Automation testing, Enhancement and Script development.

    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Pune
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Pune

    I have been working at Syntel full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Can explore as much as can.

    Cons

    Employee satisfaction. Dealing with situation.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Should aware of needs of employee beside the work.

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