Test Pattern & Selection Procedure of Cognizant

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)
Section No. of questions Time Allotted(in mins)
Quantatitive Aptitude 16 16
Logical Reasoning 14 14
Verbal Ability 25 25
Total 55 55
Online Test Pattern (Based on Merit Trac Pattern)
Section No.of questions Time Allotted(in mins)
Analytical Ability 30 60
Verbal Ability 25
Total 55
  • 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.

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