Syntel

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Syntel Reviews

Updated 31 January 2015
Updated 31 January 2015
682 Reviews
2.9
682 Reviews
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Syntel President, CEO, and Director Prashant Ranade
Prashant Ranade
327 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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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    its ok

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Syntel

    Pros

    good chances for the onsite.

    Cons

    do no expect too much from company

  2.  

    Good company to start career

    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Mumbai
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Mumbai

    I have been working at Syntel full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    This is a good company to start career and there is lot of opportunities to take any responsibility based on your caliber

    Cons

    No wide range growth in multiple technologies and loads of work

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Give opportunity to work in all technologies and best salary hike for existing employees

    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Project Lead

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Project Lead in Pune
    Former Employee - Project Lead in Pune

    I worked at Syntel

    Pros

    Good crowd
    Good campus to roam around
    Relaxed atmosphere

    Cons

    Very high variable pay
    Full variable pay is not paid
    In-out time matters a lot even if you are on bench
    Far away from city
    Transport is BAD

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    change varible pay policy
    keep eye on bench
    improve transport
    improve attendence policy

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5.  

    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

  6.  

    good company to work for

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

    I worked at Syntel full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    learning opportunities
    onsite opportunities
    work lie balance

    Cons

    low salaries
    not that much employee friendly

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    make it more employee friendly which you guys are continuously doing

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  7.  

    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

  8.  

    "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
  9.  

    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
  10.  

    ok ok but not for lonng term

    • 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

    Good inhand salary,no transaparency in policies and appraisal,

    Cons

    hectic projects,mean managers,undeserving people as leads

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    have organisational behaviour classes for seniors and dump onsite peoples

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  11.  

    Software engineer

    • 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

    Environment is good in chennai and pune gdc.

    Cons

    Compension is very less compare to other companies.
    Doesnt have much career growth.
    Maintenance must be improved.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Mangement team is not that much good.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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