Syntel Reviews

Updated 21 September 2014
Updated 21 September 2014
573 Reviews
3.0
573 Reviews
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Syntel President, CEO, and Director Prashant Ranade
Prashant Ranade
275 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Lots of Onsite opportunities for long term and as well as short term (in 69 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)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Good experience with lot of opportunties

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Project Lead I  in  Pune (India)
    Former Employee - Project Lead I in Pune (India)

    I worked at Syntel full-time for more than 5 years

    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 ManagementAdvice

    Focus more on quality of work and resources

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    my own experience in syntel

    • 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 for more than a year

    Pros

    good for freshers
    good learning opportunities
    good office environment

    Cons

    low growth rate
    low hikes.
    less no of offices in india

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Good for freshers

    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Syntel for more than 3 years

    Pros

    good culture and policies needs to revise

    Cons

    Retention rate needs to control

    Recommends
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Consider IT Done, Everything will be done

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Test Analyst  in  Chennai (India)
    Former Employee - Test Analyst in Chennai (India)

    I worked at Syntel full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - good work location.
    - employee manager relationship good.

    Cons

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

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - need to improve the policy more beneficial to the employees.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    good onsite opportunities

    • 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 for more than a year

    Pros

    helping management,fast onsite opportunity,employee growth graph can be very fast

    Cons

    no work life balance,stretch hours are hectic at times

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    To start with its a good company

    • 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 for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Induction 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.

    Cons

    Increment is low. Nothing else.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    good

    • 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 for less than a year

    Pros

    great opportunity for fresher , nice campus

    Cons

    lengthy working hours, night shifts

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    more friendly with employer

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    gerat work great learning

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

    I have been working at Syntel full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    peaceful relaxing supportive entertaining lively

    Cons

    far out of city campus

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    keep it up

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Very Good

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

    I have been working at Syntel full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good onsite opportunities . Good career growth

    Cons

    Bad management . Not Resource friendly .

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Enhance employee satisfaction .

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Good if you keep your boss happy :)

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Technical Architect  in  Pune (India)
    Former Employee - Technical Architect in Pune (India)

    I worked at Syntel full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    growing and more opportunities coming

    Cons

    culture, process not matured , no 360 degree feedback

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    focus on the 360 degree feedback, judge the boss as well ...

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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