Syntel

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Syntel Reviews

Updated 26 January, 2015
Updated 26 January, 2015
677 Reviews
3.0
677 Reviews
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Syntel President, CEO, and Director Prashant Ranade
Prashant Ranade
324 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.  

    Better opportunities in Bay Area

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Project Lead III in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Project Lead III in San Francisco, CA (US)

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

    Pros

    1. Better Onsite opportunities, when compared to Infy, CTS, TCS
    2. Lot of Banking clients

    Cons

    1. Salary at onsite is pathetic
    2. Insurance is the worst.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Its not worth my time to advice Syntel's Management

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Started as fresher, learned lot of things and overall a very good organisations to start career

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - SQA in Pune (India)
    Former Employee - SQA in Pune (India)

    I worked at Syntel

    Pros

    Good work environment
    being a mid size company one can get good client exposure

    Cons

    attendance and related policies

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    please take feedback from employees regarding policies

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Company Reviews

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Project Lead I in Atlanta, GA (US)
    Former Employee - Project Lead I in Atlanta, GA (US)

    I worked at Syntel full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Good work culture
    Good management
    Faster Recruitment process

    Cons

    The internal company sites are not integrated and difficult for employees.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Good for self learner

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Syntel

    Pros

    Good place to start a career.

    Cons

    Its a manger centric organisation.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Start focusing on people, rather than the policies, its people who make the difference mot the policies.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    It is a good company to start as a freshers,good environment to work with.Seniors are very much cooperative.

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

    I have been working at Syntel full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Good environment to work with seniors.

    Cons

    salary hike and increments are not up to the mark.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  7.  

    It was great working here

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Louisville, KY (US)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Louisville, KY (US)

    I have been working at Syntel

    Pros

    Good onsite opportunities , US projects are really good.

    Cons

    Less support from HR and management.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please improve HR department

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Good if your joining Syntel Inc and not Syntel Consulting

    • Work/Life Balance
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Syntel

    Pros

    Work life balance is good.As stated in title join only if syntel inc

    Cons

    Since i am a syntel consulting emp the salary is below average

  9.  

    Good place for new learnings and employers growth

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Pune (India)
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Pune (India)

    I worked at Syntel

    Pros

    Best place to start the career as software engineer

    Cons

    much cons are not available .As of now its doing exceptionally well

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Its doing best

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  10.  

    Working with Syntel KPO was very really nice.

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Syntel

    Pros

    Lots of things to learn and acquire professional skills. Very nice company culture and nice people to work with.

    Cons

    Promotion rate is very low as well as salary hike is also dissatisfactory.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't hire people like castles. Pick wisely and give them full credibility.

  11.  

    salary hike

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Syntel

    Pros

    good to work with syntel as fresher

    Cons

    less hikes compared to other mnc's

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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