Syntel

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Syntel Reviews

Updated 17 December 2014
Updated 17 December 2014
649 Reviews
3.0
649 Reviews
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Syntel President, CEO, and Director Prashant Ranade
Prashant Ranade
310 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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  1.  

    Less work pressure

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

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

    Pros

    Less work pressure
    33 days leave per year and unused leave will be carry forward to next year

    Cons

    No recognition even if you work hard.
    Good place for testing people not for developers.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please keep in touch with the employees who are working

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

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    • 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 an year)

    Pros

    good location, good campus, getting better

    Cons

    mangement is not good, lack of good resources to work with

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  3.  

    Learning curve has been good.

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Syntel

    Pros

    1.People before paper. 2.Consider IT done.

    Cons

    Work life balance under-utilization of talent.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Help people excel with higher roles and responsibilities to consider IT done.

    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Good for self learner

    • 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

    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.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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 an year)

    Pros

    Good environment to work with seniors.

    Cons

    salary hike and increments are not up to the mark.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  7.  

    Good company to start your career with.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager

    I have been working at Syntel

    Pros

    Good company to start your career with.

    Cons

    Not good package considering market rate.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Having overall 2.3 years of experience of I.T in Manual and Automation testing, Enhancement and Script development.

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

    I have been working at Syntel full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Can explore as much as can.

    Cons

    Employee satisfaction. Dealing with situation.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Should aware of needs of employee beside the work.

  9.  

    Better opportunities in Bay Area

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • 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
  10.  

    It was great working here

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • 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
  11.  

    salary hike

    • 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

    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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