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Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) engineers modern businesses. We help our clients modernize technology, reimagine processes and transform experiences so they can stay ahead in our fast-changing world. Together, we're improving everyday life through our employees engineering impact with their clients, communities, colleagues and in their own lives. Cognizant is designed to bring new levels of relevance to large, established organizations through the strategic application of the latest technologies like data, cloud, IoT and software engineering-and collaborating closely with our industry businesses in partnering with every part of our clients' organizations from front to back, at scale.

With corporate headquarters in the United States and offices across 35 countries worldwide, our footprint expands rapidly from India and China to Europe, North America, South America and the Middle East. We're committed to building digital talent all around the globe so everyone can benefit from the full spectrum of human ingenuity. We consider it our responsibility to make people feel at home in the future, no matter how technology enabled it becomes. So, we're investing in training employees around the world in the digital skills that will be needed to do that work.

Employees worldwide
FY21 Revenue
2022 Fortune 500 ranking
of the Fortune 500 are our clients
Fortune, March 2019
The biggest brands people rely on every day - rely on our people every day
Over the past 25+ years, we've built relationships with market-leading companies around the world.
30 of the top 30 global pharma companies
10 of the top 10 European banks
6 of the top 10 internet companies
16 of the top 20 healthcare plans
9 of the top 50 global retailers
33 of the top 50 global insurers
Recognized as leaders
Cognizant has received multiple accolades for being an organization that believes in providing consistent growth opportunities. We have been recognized consistently for being an inclusive & diverse workspace along with being admired for the work and projects we do. Some of the top accolades are highlighted in this section.
Accelerate your career with Cognizant
A great workplace thrives on ideas and opportunities. You'll find both at Cognizant. Follow your ideas, and choose innovative career tracks which help you follow an intuition engineered mindset. Intuition engineered is Cognizant's promise to engineer our clients' businesses so they can anticipate customer needs and act to meet them with the speed and insight of human intuition.
GenC - Generation Cognizant (Entry level)
Cognizant believes in hiring passionate individuals who have the zeal to excel and go beyond boundaries to make a difference with their digital competence. Our hiring process recognizes how the candidates come with varied exposure to IT. We offer them options based on their interest and IT prowess. The hiring channels are spread across 3 different routes: GenC, GenC Elevate, GenC Pro. All roles require students to go through either an aptitude or technical assessments, communication assessments along with technical / SME interviews.
GenC Elevate - Programmer Analyst Trainee (PAT)
Candidates with a 4-year graduation in B.E/B.Tech/M.Tech/MCA/M.Sc (CS & IT) students from 2023 batch (CSE, ECE, EEE, IT, Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering, Information Science Engineering and allied branches only), who have foundational knowledge in programming along with database skills are eligible to apply. Knowledge of programming is mandatory and they are deployed to business units after additional skilling . They are offered a package of 4 LPA + one-time skill based joining bonus.
GenC - Programmer Analyst Trainee (PAT)
Candidates with a 4-year graduation in 2023 batch of BE/B-Tech/ME/M-Tech/ MCA, MS Software Engineering (Five year integrated course degree), M.Sc (CS & IT) students only are eligible to apply. They should be agile learners with the ability to comprehend complex problems and deliver smart solutions. Knowledge of programming is recommended but not mandatory. Selected candidates will go through focused skilling on technology areas. They are offered a package of 4 LPA.
GenC Pro - Programmer Analyst Trainee (PAT) or Programmer Analyst (PA)
Candidates with a 4-year graduation in B.E/B.Tech/M.E/M.Tech who have expertise in enterprise platforms / products / specific technologies, such as Salesforce, PEGA, SAP, Cybersecurity, ServiceNow and more. Their skill proficiency allows them to accelerate their deployment to business projects when they join Cognizant. They are offered a package of 5.4 LPA + one-time skill premium.
GenC - Programmer Trainee (PT)
Candidates from any stream of 3-year graduation courses are eligible to apply. They should be agile learners, good in communication and with the right attitude. Knowledge of programming is recommended but not mandatory. Selected candidates will go through focused skilling on technology areas. They are offered a package of 2.52 LPA.
Important: If selected, candidate will join as a fresher as no prior work experience will be considered.
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