Syntel
2.9 of 5 465 reviews
www.syntelinc.com Troy, MI 5000+ Employees

Syntel Reviews

Updated Apr 20, 2014
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2.9 465 reviews

                             

76% Approve of the CEO

Syntel President, CEO, and Director Prashant Ranade

Prashant Ranade

(223 ratings)

52% of employees recommend this company to a friend
465 Employee Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Also there are good onsite opportunities if you have a not too bad fortune"
    in 54 reviews
  • "Good work environment , excellent client exposure"
    in 27 reviews
Cons:
  • "No work life balance, Promotion is opportunity based not Rating based"
    in 14 reviews
  • "Long working hours no work life balance"
    in 8 reviews
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Test Manager (Current Employee)
Pune

I have been working at Syntel full-time for more than 5 years

ProsGood amount of opportunities in testing domain.

ConsSlow growth while working in testing services group.

Advice to Senior Management--

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Flexible is the word

Project Lead (Former Employee)

I worked at Syntel full-time for more than a year

Prosflex work timing, can choose any location you want

Conssame salary increments as others

Advice to Senior Managementgood

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Dissatisfied with the company

Software Engineer (Current Employee)
Mumbai

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

ProsNo work thats the only pro here

ConsAs a fresher you will be trained on JAVA/ .NET but you will be deployed in manual testing or production support project, No salary benefits

Advice to Senior ManagementPDAC team should start working

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Not Good for IT

Software Engineer (Current Employee)
Pune

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

ProsGood onsite opportunities,
A few good development projects

Cons- Worst Transport facility , illiterate and quarrelsome bus, cab and management. Cabs n buses condition is worst.
- Below poor hikes.
- Regional nepotism and politics at its core, no professionalism in work.
- Employee are forced to do Manager's personnel work apart from assigned work .
- Talent won't stay for more than 1 or 2 years.
- Extra allowance, Awards n hike totally depends on Manager's will and mode and not on emp performance.
- Egoistic managers and careless towards employees below them.
- Overtime is there most of the time. People hardly leave on standard business hours.
- Regional language is mostly used.

Advice to Senior ManagementAt least provide literate and better transport system

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

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Of the total 5.5 years spent in Syntel, the first 3 years have been amazing and challenging.

Project Lead (Former Employee)
Mumbai

I worked at Syntel full-time for more than 5 years

ProsOne gets lot of opportunities to learn. If you have talent, it doesn't go unnoticed.

ConsThere are few of the folks in management who are insecure about their own job and hence sometimes stop the resources under them to prosper.

Advice to Senior ManagementValue the people who are star performers not just by words but also in salary figures.

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

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Software analysr

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Syntel full-time

ProsGreat experience, ideal first job

ConsPoor salary, no scale up

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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good company for beginers

Software Engineer (Current Employee)
Pune

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

Prosgood pace for fresher to work and good environment culture

Consmanagement,no good hikes,no proper relation between managers and employer

Advice to Senior Managementkindly discuss with employees about their problems and please solve them

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Nice learning experince

Software Engineer (Current Employee)
Chennai

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

ProsGood for fresher a lot to learn.

ConsCompensation need to be raised.

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

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Good .

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Syntel full-time

ProsGood onsite opportunities.Good infrastructure.Some good projects.

ConsNot a pay master.Internal politics.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Good for the beginners

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Syntel

ProsFreshers and IT careers beginners have good opportunity to learn and grow

ConsNot so good for the experienced professionals

Advice to Senior ManagementPlease provide professionals the project with their experienced technology to get most out of them.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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