Syntel

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Syntel Reviews

Updated Jul 22, 2014
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2.9 533 reviews

75% Approve of the CEO

Syntel President, CEO, and Director Prashant Ranade

Prashant Ranade

(258 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 66 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)

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    Great learning platform provider

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsHelp you to get sinked into corporate world, exposure to each and every kind of requirements.

    ConsNot a good paymaster compared to other players in the market.

    Advice to Senior ManagementNeed to be more employee friendly and try to retain critical resources.

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

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    Good work life balance, erratic management

    Finance (Current Employee) Mumbai

    ProsGood place to learn. Flexible timings

    ConsHR policies aren't defined. Very ad-hoc, benefits are next to none.

    Advice to Senior ManagementOpen up to expenditure, valuing teams even if means slightly more expenses. Team building is next to none.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    good

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Chennai

    ProsA nice place to work with.loved it.

    Consnothing to mention here as such

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Its still early days but people are accomodating and helpful

    Assistant Manager PreSales (Current Employee) Mumbai

    ProsGrowing comapny means a lot of opportunities
    At a mid senior level, great decsion taking freedom provided
    Growth prospects look bright
    A lot of attention is given to processes however it is still flexible

    ConsSomewhat unstructured.
    Due to multiple vetrans of the industry work here, ego issues creep up from time to time
    Getting connected to the right people is somewhat necessary for growth.
    Too many internal IT systems make it difficult to raise tickets

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    It is good for people who doesnt want any growth. Dont expect anything much...

    Software Engineer (Current Employee) Chennai

    Pros* Salaries are the best i believe, exp people get more % than other companies in the industry in annual appraisal.
    * 33 leaves per annum
    * As everyone knows , nice onsite oppurtunities

    Cons* Less hikes to people who have joined from start in syntel.
    * Everyone think of going onsite but after going there you will responsible for 'n' number of projects.

    Advice to Senior Management* Try to give equal share and normalize people salary and grade,band by talent

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

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    Good work environment

    Software Engineer (Former Employee) Mumbai

    ProsGood work environment , excellent client exposure

    ConsSalary package comparatively little low

    Advice to Senior ManagementGreat company to work if working for good client

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

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    March 2014

    Systems Engineer (Former Employee) Chennai

    ProsNice company Nice package and job satisfaction is good

    ConsThey are very much location specific

    Advice to Senior ManagementThe management is good but there are some loopholes in the process

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good company to build a good career

    Software Engineer (Current Employee) Chennai

    ProsBrand image
    Onsite Opportunities are more
    Job Safety

    ConsNo Promotions
    No WFH Option
    Chennai Management is worst

    Advice to Senior ManagementNot interested

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good for stability seekers but worst for Growth seeking candidates

    Systems Engineer (Current Employee) Pune

    Pros*Lot of projects hence no fear of layoff for bench employees
    *Good for freshers as they may choose technology of their interest
    *Amazingly beutiful campus

    Cons*Less or No Growth aportunities
    *Rude and Grumpy management
    *Regionalism and Ugly politics
    *Onsite and growth aportunities are only for the Bootlickers

    Advice to Senior Management*Get out of your prejudiced mindset for employees
    *Stop hiring candidates from only one region as it is polluting your work environment
    *Stop favorism and regionalism

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Good learning for beginners, very poor salary compensations

    Software Engineer (Current Employee) Mumbai

    ProsSome good leaders/managers. Good learning experience for campus hires.

    ConsSalary Compensation, salary increment every year is very very meagre. not at all satisfactory

    Advice to Senior Managementretain talent by giving them good hikes, rather than loosing talent, and then hiring the same level of talent at double the salary

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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