Cognizant Recruitment 2020 for Freshers
Cognizant Recruitment 2020 for Freshers

Cognizant Recruitment Pattern 2019 | Cognizant Test Syllabus | Cognizant Off Campus Recruitment Process for Freshers

Cognizant Recruitment Test pattern and syllabus 2019 for on campus and off campus are given below. Based on the role Cognizant is hiring , the test pattern and syllabus changes accordingly. Cognizant mainly hire for the below roles.

  • Programmer Analyst Trainee (CTC: 3.38 LPA)
  • Associate (CTC: 6.5 LPA)

Cognizant Recruitment pattern 2019 for Programmer Analyst Trainee (on campus)

Cognizant hire Freshers in large number for this role each year from various colleges. CTS Test pattern for online test (first round) are discussed below.

SectionsNumber of questionsTime duration
Quantitative Aptitude1616 mins
Logical Reasoning2435 mins
Verbal Ability2218 mins
Automata Fix720 mins

Next round Off CTS Recruitment Process will be a Face to Face Technical interview round and followed by HR round.

Cognizant Syllabus (on-campus)

SectionTopics
Quantitative AptitudeNumbers
Time and work
Ratios and Proportion
Averages, Profit & Loss
Time, speed and distance
Percentages
Permutations and Combinations
Probability
Logarithms
Geometry
Logical ReasoningData Arrangements
Blood Relations
Coding and Decoding series
Analogy
Odd Man out
Data sufficiency
Direction Sense
Logical Sequence
Verbal AbilityReading comprehension
Para-jumbles
Sentence completion
Sentence improvement
Sentence correction
Vocabulary
Automata FixLogical Error Correction
Syntax Error Correction
Code Reuse

Cognizant Recruitment Process : Eligibility Criteria for Programmer Analyst Trainee (On campus)

1) Batch of BE / B.Tech / ME / M.Tech / MS[5yrs] degree students  belonging to CSE / IT / ECE / EEE / EIE / E&E / Applied Electronics / Computer & Technology / Electrical / ETE / ICE / Software Engineering/Mechanical only.
2) Consistent academic record of a minimum of 60% in X, XII, Diploma, UG & PG (all subjects taken into consideration) calculated as below
Aggregate% = sum of all subjects marks scored / total no. of subjects (as of last semester result declared)
3) No standing arrears in current education.
4) Max 2 years gap in education.
5) Students those who have applied and waiting for re-evaluation would be considered only with the initial results declared.
6) Appropriate CGPA to % conversion to be considered as per University norms.
7) Strong written and oral communication skills
8) Open only to Indian nationals
9) Flexible to relocate to anywhere in India, work in any shift/domain.

Cognizant Recruitment pattern 2019 for Programmer Analyst Trainee (off campus)

Cognizant recruits for Programmer Analyst Trainee Post via AMCAT exam. Amcat Cognizant exam pattern for this role is discussed below.

Cognizant Test Pattern 2019 (off-campus)

SectionsNumber of questionsTime duration
Quantitative Aptitude1616 mins
Logical Reasoning1414 mins
Verbal Ability2525 mins
Programming260 mins

After Written online test and coding test, students who clear Written Test will be called for a Technical and a HR round Interview.

Cognizant Test Syllabus 2019

The Detailed Syllabus for CTS Amcat online test pattern are Given below.

Cognizant Syllabus (off-campus)

SectionTopics
Quantitative AptitudeDivisibility
HCF and LCM
Numbers, decimal fractions and power
Profit and Loss
Simple and Compound Interest
Time, Speed and Distance
Inverse
Logarithms
Permutation and Combinations
Probability
Logical ReasoningCoding deductive logic
Data Sufficiency, Directional Sense, Logical Word Sequence
Objective Reasoning
Selection decision tables
Puzzles
Coding pattern and Number series pattern recognition
Analogy and Classification pattern recognition
Logical word sequence
Data sufficiency
Verbal AbilitySynonyms
Antonyms
Contextual Vocabulary
Error Identification
Sentence Improvement and Construction
Reading Comprehension
ProgrammingData Types
Iteration, Recursion, Decision
Procedure, functions and scope

Data Structures & Algorithms:
Arrays, Linked Lists, Trees, Graphs
Stacks, Queues
Hash Tables
Heaps
Searching and Sorting
Complexity Theory

Oops:
Polymorphism
Abstraction
Encapsulation
Complexity Theory

Eligibility Criteria for Programmer Analyst Trainee (off campus)

 –  Candidates should posses a Minimum 10+2+4 years of education (All in full time).
 –  Should be of BE/B.Tech belonging to CSE / IT / ECE / EEE / EIE / E&E / Applied Electronics / Computer and Technology / Electrical / ETE / ICE / Software Engineering (Full time only / Regular courses only).
 –  Having First class (60%) in 10th , 12th & UG (Full time/Regular courses).
 –  They should not have standing arrears in current education.
 –  Year Gap In Education Should be 2 Years .
 –  Candidates should Willing to work in 24/7 Shifts & any Cognizant location.
 –  They Must be an Indian Citizen.

Document needed for CTS placement pattern

Students must carry the following documents for the Cognizant recruitment process 
1) 4 recent Passport size color photograph (both ears visible in light background),
2) 2 Resumes (maximum of 2 pages)
3) Students must carry 1 photocopy of their PAN Card, Aadhaar Card & passport (front & back page)
4) Original and 2 photocopies of

a) 10th & 12th mark sheets
b) Diploma all semester mark sheets & degree certificate (if applicable)
c) UG all semester wise mark sheets
d) UG Degree Certificate / Provisional Degree Certificate (if available)
e) PG all semester wise mark sheets
f) PG Degree Certificate / Provisional Degree Certificate (if available)

CTS Test pattern for Associate Role (on campus & off campus)

The CTS online test pattern for Associate role is discussed below. Candidates who are good at programming, then getting a Job for This Role is quite easy. 

Cognizant Test Pattern (Associate Role)

RoundsSectionsNumber of questionsTime duration
Coding Proficiency TestCoding2-3 60-90 mins
Online TestEnglish Comprehension2222 mins
Data Interpretation1515 mins
Critical Reasoning1515 mins
Online Coding TestProgramming260 mins

Cognizant Test Syllabus 2019

The syllabus for CTS online test for the Associate role is shown below.

SectionsTopics
English ComprehensionVocabulary, Grammar, Comprehension
Reasoning and Data InterpretationAbility to analyze logical arguments, Ability to interpret data & draw conclusions
ProgrammingAutomata Pro: Simulated coding platform on Data structures, recursion, Arrays and Matrices, Sorting and searching, String manipulation etc.

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