Syntel

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Syntel Reviews

Updated Jul 26, 2014
All Employees Current Employees Only

2.9 539 reviews

75% Approve of the CEO

Syntel President, CEO, and Director Prashant Ranade

Prashant Ranade

(260 ratings)

54% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Lots of Onsite opportunities for long term and as well as short term(in 69 reviews)

  • Good work environment , excellent client exposure(in 28 reviews)


Cons
  • Work life balance is negative if you manage client relationship(in 18 reviews)

  • no work life balance,stretch hours are hectic at times(in 10 reviews)

539 Employee Reviews
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    Great company for starters..

    Testing Engineer (Current Employee) Pune

    Pros1. A lot of learning opportunities for freshers.
    2. Direct stakeholder interaction
    3. Good onsite opportunities

    Cons1. No efficient resource management leading to messed up allocations.
    2. Nothing grand about the hikes, which makes you a bit below par earner among your peers in other companies
    3. High attrition rate

    Advice to Senior Management* Better resource management
    * Normalisation of salaries once in 3 years so that employee wont feel unsatisfied

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Good company for freshers to start on.

    Testing Engineer (Current Employee) Mumbai

    ProsGood company to start your carrier. Decent start up package. Exposure to MNC work culture. Job security.

    ConsGrowth is very slow if you stay for long time.

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    Good place to be a simple software engineer

    Software Engineer (Current Employee) Chennai

    ProsCampus, work environment are good.
    Very good place to get onsite opportunities.
    if you stay more than 2years, in the third year the probability of getting onsite is much high.

    ConsLow knowledge people get rewards very easily with improper management reviews.
    Hikes are very low.

    Advice to Senior ManagementAdvices wont work here.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good place to start career

    Systems Engineer (Current Employee) Pune

    ProsThe only good thing is that the project work is good enough to brush up your skills.

    ConsNot even a single policy is employee friendly.

    Advice to Senior ManagementNeed to listen to the problems and concerns raised by employees and provide solution to those.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

     

    Best for Onsite

    Software Engineer (Current Employee) Mumbai

    ProsYou will easily get onsite opportunity to US and US.

    ConsDon't expect much hike during appraisals

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    Software Engineer (Current Employee) Pune

    ProsCompany has some nice policies.

    ConsPays less salaries when compared to other companies for freshers.

    Advice to Senior ManagementGiving better opportunities to employees.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    its good for the freshers

    Systems Engineer (Current Employee) Pune

    Prosall the people are coperative
    they are supportive
    got to know about the new experiences.Being a fresher and getting exposure to cmmi level 5 company.

    Consnot able to grab new opportunity
    work are limited.
    ability to gain new things are very less.mostly projects are level 1

    Advice to Senior Managementpeople should be placed according to their skills

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    GOOD COMPANY FOR FRESHERS

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGood scope for freshers to learn and lot of onsite opportunities

    Consno proper planing, most of the team are accustomed to stretch

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    Senior Project Manager

    Senior Project Manager (Current Employee) Pune

    ProsFlexibility, opportunity, onsite assignment, technical expiereince

    Conschaos at all level, resource quality

    Advice to Senior Managementstreamline the operations

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good one to start with

    Analyst Programmer (Current Employee) Mumbai

    ProsNice work culture. Process oriented organisation.
    Just like semi government.

    ConsI didn't find any cons as such

    Advice to Senior ManagementNothing

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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