Syntel Reviews

Updated 17 April, 2015
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Syntel President, CEO, and Director Prashant Ranade
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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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  1. Great company

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Syntel

    Pros

    Career opportunities, great culture and growth potential

    Cons

    Not much coverage in countries other than US

  2. Typical consulting role

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Syntel full-time (more than 5 years)

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

    Pros

    Just a job to have

    Cons

    Low pay, no growth and lack of professionalism

    Advice to Management

    Remember to give before take

  3. Software Egineer

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Pitts, PA (US)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Pitts, PA (US)

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

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Very good environment to work in

    Cons

    Appraisal process is not good

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  5. project lead

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Phoenix, AZ (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Phoenix, AZ (US)

    I have been working at Syntel

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Good salary for onsite hires
    Some big clients

    Cons

    Company succumb under client pressure

  6. It is a great working experience

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    • 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

    Team work. Senior guidance. Work culture

    Cons

    There are no cons to be mentioned as such.

  7. A Good company to work for, have had a positive experience

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Analyst Programmer in Mumbai (India)
    Former Employee - Analyst Programmer in Mumbai (India)

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Good learning opportunities, good onsite opportunities, good name in the market, Job security, easy communication with the senior leadership, Overall a really nice company to work with

    Cons

    Less pay if you are a fresher, overall less pay as per market standards, Not much facilities to employees, Not employee friendly in terms of facilities like pantry, cabs etc.

    Advice to Management

    Please understand that happy employees will result in happy clients. Only cost cutting will not result in company's growth. Treat your employees like resources.

  8. Am Marketing

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

    I have been working at Syntel

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

    Pros

    Good Environment
    Less workload
    Flexible timing
    Good for fresher's
    Explore new things
    Work life balance

    Cons

    Lack of employee benefit
    Less variable payment

    Advice to Management

    Policies should be employee friendly,
    Increment should be on performance basis

  9. Great place for beginners

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Taylorsville, UT (US)
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Taylorsville, UT (US)

    I have been working at Syntel full-time (more than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Healthy environment
    Can learn quick
    Climb the ladder fast
    Good support from peers

    Cons

    Not great pay hikes
    Cross skill support
    Trainings
    Management support

  10. Good Experience in syntel.

    Current Employee - Testing Engineer in Pune (India)
    Current Employee - Testing Engineer in Pune (India)

    I have been working at Syntel

    Pros

    Good platform to start up with the professional career.

    Cons

    No cons. . . . . . . .

  11. Good exposure to work with clients if you

    • 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 (more than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    if you perform better you will rewarded in all aspects of position and work.

    Cons

    have many to one relation , i.e many managers manager single resource , good for freshers and managers

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