Cognizant – Test Pattern

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation is a multinational information technology, consulting and business process outsourcing company. It is headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey, United States, North America. Cognizant is included in the NASDAQ-100 and the S&P 500 indices.

Selection Process:
The company conducts recruitment process every year to select new candidates. The selection process of the company consists of 3 rounds. These rounds are as follows:
  • PPT Test
  • Aptitude Test
  • HR + Technical Interview
Academic Criteria:
  • A total of 60 percent throughout (Class X, XII and B.tech).
  • No backlogs.
  • Education gap of upto 1 year.
Pattern of Written Exam:
The Cognizant test pattern features the following sections:

Online Test Pattern (Based on AMCAT Pattern)

SectionNo. of questionsTime Allotted(in mins)
Quantatitive Aptitude1616
Logical Reasoning1414
Verbal Ability2525
Total5555

Online Test Pattern (Based on Merit Trac Pattern)

SectionNo.of questionsTime Allotted(in mins)
Analytical Ability3060
Verbal Ability25
Total55
  • Aptitude & Analytical Ability section consists of questions from topics such as coding decoding, puzzles, blood relations, pie charts and tables, syllogism and figure odd-1, problems on trains, age, averages, probability, percentage, time & Work, Time & distance, Partnership.
  • Verbal Ability section consists of questions from error in sentences, rearrangement, passages and jumbled sentences.
  • Reasoning Section consists of questions on data interpretation, data re-arrangement etc.

Overall the level of the paper is moderate. Only those candidates who clear the written exam will qualify for the next round.

*The Company reserves the right to make changes in the written exam.

Apply directly at http://www.cognizant.com/careers