Syntel

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Syntel Reviews

Updated Jul 18, 2014
All Employees Current Employees Only

2.9 531 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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    Good to start your career

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGood environment
    Onsite opportunity if you get a right project

    ConsPoor Strategy and management. Policies need to be revised

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    Consider IT Done, Everything will be done

    Test Analyst (Former Employee) Chennai (India)

    Pros- good work location.
    - employee manager relationship good.

    Cons- no much employee centric policy.
    - upskilling not much possible

    Advice to Senior Management- need to improve the policy more beneficial to the employees.

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

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    To start with its a good company

    Software Engineer (Current Employee) Chennai (India)

    ProsInduction training, cross trainings, Skill enhancement trainings. They let you decide if you want to take up a project or not. Proper guidance to get settled into projects. Overall a good company to start off.

    ConsIncrement is low. Nothing else.

    Advice to Senior ManagementPlease have a transparent appraisal system. Those in good terms with managers get decent hikes and those not have to suffer.

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

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    good

    Trainee (Current Employee) Pune (India)

    Prosgreat opportunity for fresher , nice campus

    Conslengthy working hours, night shifts

    Advice to Senior Managementmore friendly with employer

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good if you keep your boss happy :)

    Technical Architect (Former Employee) Pune (India)

    Prosgrowing and more opportunities coming

    Consculture, process not matured , no 360 degree feedback

    Advice to Senior Managementfocus on the 360 degree feedback, judge the boss as well ...

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

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    Good for Fresher,

    Project Lead (Current Employee) Pune (India)

    ProsGood learning as fresher. Good.

    Consbad HR policies. not bed.

    Advice to Senior Managementnothing

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

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    Joined as fresher in Syntel, and is good company for new people.

    Software Engineer (Current Employee) Pune (India)

    Pros- good fro new people
    - will get good projects
    - nice campus
    - great managers

    Cons- salary structure is not up to the mark
    - increment policy is not good
    - experience people are not interested to join

    Advice to Senior Management- please keep transparency in the Salary and Increment structure.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Work Enviornment

    Project/Delivery Manager (Current Employee) Mumbai (India)

    ProsGood work. Good for Junior level

    ConsNot employee friendly, Lot of restrictions.

    Advice to Senior ManagementReduce red tape culture.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Great company for starters..

    Testing Engineer (Current Employee) Pune (India)

    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 (India)

    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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