Syntel

  www.syntelinc.com
Work in HR? Unlock Free Profile

Syntel Reviews

Updated Jul 24, 2014
All Employees Current Employees Only

2.9 534 reviews

75% Approve of the CEO

Syntel President, CEO, and Director Prashant Ranade

Prashant Ranade

(258 ratings)

54% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Lots of Onsite opportunities for long term and as well as short term(in 66 reviews)

  • Good work environment , excellent client exposure(in 28 reviews)


Cons
  • Work life balance is negative if you manage client relationship(in 18 reviews)

  • no work life balance,stretch hours are hectic at times(in 10 reviews)

240 Employee Reviews Back to all reviews
Relevance Date Rating
in
    • Culture & Values
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    • No Opinion of CEO

     

    Good for Freshers ! Stay for 2 Years if you dont get VISA

    Software Engineer (Current Employee) Chennai (India)

    ProsSome projects if you are in.. You will learn as well as enjoy

    ConsEverything from management is a problem to employee.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep your vision clear

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

    • Culture & Values
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    • No Opinion of CEO

     

    Good experience with lot of opportunties

    Project Lead I (Former Employee) Pune (India)

    Pros- Onsite Opportunities if you are working at offshore
    - Learning growth

    Cons- Holiday policies
    - Compensation is very low compare to market value
    - medical benifits

    Advice to Senior ManagementFocus more on quality of work and resources

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

    • Career Opportunities

     

    Good for freshers

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Prosgood culture and policies needs to revise

    ConsRetention rate needs to control

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

  1. We want your feedback – Are these company reviews helpful to you?  Yes | No

     

    Good to start your career

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGood environment
    Onsite opportunity if you get a right project

    ConsPoor Strategy and management. Policies need to be revised

    • Culture & Values
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    • No Opinion of CEO

     

    Consider IT Done, Everything will be done

    Test Analyst (Former Employee) Chennai (India)

    Pros- good work location.
    - employee manager relationship good.

    Cons- no much employee centric policy.
    - upskilling not much possible

    Advice to Senior Management- need to improve the policy more beneficial to the employees.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

    • Culture & Values
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    • No Opinion of CEO

     

    To start with its a good company

    Software Engineer (Current Employee) Chennai (India)

    ProsInduction training, cross trainings, Skill enhancement trainings. They let you decide if you want to take up a project or not. Proper guidance to get settled into projects. Overall a good company to start off.

    ConsIncrement is low. Nothing else.

    Advice to Senior ManagementPlease have a transparent appraisal system. Those in good terms with managers get decent hikes and those not have to suffer.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

    • Culture & Values
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    • No Opinion of CEO

     

    good

    Trainee (Current Employee) Pune (India)

    Prosgreat opportunity for fresher , nice campus

    Conslengthy working hours, night shifts

    Advice to Senior Managementmore friendly with employer

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

    • Culture & Values
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities

     

    Good if you keep your boss happy :)

    Technical Architect (Former Employee) Pune (India)

    Prosgrowing and more opportunities coming

    Consculture, process not matured , no 360 degree feedback

    Advice to Senior Managementfocus on the 360 degree feedback, judge the boss as well ...

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

    • Culture & Values
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    • Approves of CEO

     

    Good for Fresher,

    Project Lead (Current Employee) Pune (India)

    ProsGood learning as fresher. Good.

    Consbad HR policies. not bed.

    Advice to Senior Managementnothing

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

    • Culture & Values
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    • No Opinion of CEO

     

    Work Enviornment

    Project/Delivery Manager (Current Employee) Mumbai (India)

    ProsGood work. Good for Junior level

    ConsNot employee friendly, Lot of restrictions.

    Advice to Senior ManagementReduce red tape culture.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

Worked for Syntel? Contribute to the Community!

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.