Syntel Reviews

Updated 24 April 2015
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  1. As a fresher, I couldn't get the needed exposure to work for project.

    • 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 a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    1) Onsite Opportunities
    2) Recreation activities

    Cons

    1) No work-life balance
    2) You can't avail the cab at night if you don't pay 1000Rs minimum as bus pass
    3) Full of incompetent people
    4) Telugu politics
    5) Poor Projects

    Advice to Management

    Managers should stop give respect to employees. Try to keep employees happy because forcefully you can make the person do extra work, but if the work is not done wholeheartedly, it defeats the purpose

  2. Helpful (1)

    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)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good inhand salary,no transaparency in policies and appraisal,

    Cons

    hectic projects,mean managers,undeserving people as leads

    Advice to Management

    have organisational behaviour classes for seniors and dump onsite peoples

  3. Good for starters but salary hike is not good.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    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

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  5. 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)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    learning opportunities
    onsite opportunities
    work lie balance

    Cons

    low salaries
    not that much employee friendly

    Advice to Management

    make it more employee friendly which you guys are continuously doing

  6. 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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    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 Management

    Mangement team is not that much good.

  7. "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)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    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 Management

    Need to Improve

  8. 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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Good for new joiners,

    Cons

    for now nothing from my side

  9. Not good

    • 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 a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    good exposure
    Helped me once when it was much needed
    Two ratings i gave because of few good people in Project

    Cons

    Rubbish management
    People are slogging
    Appraisal are done without discussion
    Company has own policies
    HR are idiots
    '

    Advice to Management

    Useless to advise them

  10. Helpful (1)

    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)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    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 Management

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

  11. Unsatisfactory

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Junior Financial Analyst in Powai, Maharashtra
    Former Employee - Junior Financial Analyst in Powai, Maharashtra

    I worked at Syntel

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Pick & drop facilities at every one hour after 10 pm.

    Cons

    High pressure, hostile culture, arrogant and unhelpful team leader & manager, lack of sitting space, worst food, etc

    Advice to Management

    Spend something for employees so that they feel valued.

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