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Syntel Reviews

Updated 25 November 2014
Updated 25 November 2014
622 Reviews
3.0
622 Reviews
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Syntel President, CEO, and Director Prashant Ranade
Prashant Ranade
298 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.  

    Good for Freshers,Bad for Laterals

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Nice campus,
    Good Banking,Insurance,Automotive project

    Cons

    Not good for laterals,
    No good compensation as compared to other companies..only few bugs for over time work
    No value of laterals.
    14-15 hours per day work even office time is 9 to 6
    HR management listen to only higher mgmt...No value for employee.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Should respect to there employee also.
    Should follow give & take...as It takes two to tango...
    Higher Mgmt should support there employee....they are not for use & through
    Onsite team should be supported by there higher mgmt when needed.
    Managers should listen there employee & understand there problem.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    1 Year

    • 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 salary thats all but no career growth.

    Cons

    Lots of politics. No SDLC follows, no quality in work.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Managers are not upto the mark some even not able to speak english properly.

    Doesn't Recommend
  3.  

    Very good experience.

    Former Employee - Tech Lead in Mumbai (India)
    Former Employee - Tech Lead in Mumbai (India)

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

    Pros

    Onsite opportunity. Very good scope for career growth. For freshers it's a good place from learning perspective.

    Cons

    More benefits and perks can be added.

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  5.  

    Few development projects, getting good projects is just luck, trainee can learn a lot if they get good projects.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Chennai (India)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Chennai (India)

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

    Pros

    Flexible Time, Good Campus, some good projects, good exposure

    Cons

    Difficult to reach office, No proper facility, No proper maintenance of infrastructure,

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Overall all performance should be there, do think for both employee and client or none.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Good Work culture, but health benefits are bad

    • 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 full-time

    Pros

    Good work culture & career growth

    Cons

    health benefits are bad for H1B

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    They should provide time to employees before pushing bad policy decisions

  7.  

    Software enginner

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Chennai (India)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Chennai (India)

    I have been working at Syntel full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Best company to get L1 visa to be processed for US. Less work pressure

    Cons

    Steady growth. No variable pay.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please consider those who work instead of considering those who showoff.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Gud for fresher

    Current Employee - Anonymous
    Current Employee - Anonymous

    I have been working at Syntel

    Pros

    Get to work from day 1

    Cons

    Not a gud salary structure

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Salary can be a bit more

  9.  

    Good for freshers

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst Programmer in Pune (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst Programmer in Pune (India)

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

    Pros

    Will get nice oppurtunity to learn

    Cons

    No good development projects here

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Good stopover but not a destination

    • 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

    BNFS is really good and organized. Good learning experience. Since the client is very process oriented same is hence practiced as well.

    Cons

    Most of the Middle/Senior management think of you as a threat if you start asking questions. They need people as work horses. RLT is the hell of all and full of pseudo intellectuals.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Think...why all the talent leaves the company even though you have world class facilities.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    in one word...ok...not good...not bad

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

    I have been working at Syntel (more than an year)

    Pros

    job security,job security,onsite opp, can relocate to different openings within co

    Cons

    lot of politics, senior mgmt is political and does not address issues

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    senior mgmt should be more fair than biased and see from holistic point of view of entire organisation instead of seeing who will work for longer time and promotions should also be based on talent than who will work for them

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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