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Cognizant Recruitment and Placement 2022

Updated: Oct 22, 2022

Cognizant is now divided into GenC and GenC Elevate and the Recruitment Processes for both are different. Many students are puzzled about the differences between GenC and GenC Elevate. Don't worry, Mobiprep is here to assist you, and we'll go over the Cognizant Recruitment Process 2022 on this page.

GenC and GenC Elevate comes with a 4 LPA bundle.

  • Candidates for the GenC Elevate assessment should have some coding skills at the very least.

Go through this article to know more Cognizant Recruitment Process.

Cognizant Recruitment Process - About Company:

Cognizant Recruitment and Placement Process

Cognizant is an American multinational corporation that provides digital, technology, consulting, and operations information technology (IT) services. The company's headquarters are in Teaneck, New Jersey. Cognizant is listed for the ninth consecutive year among Fortune’s Most Admired Companies. Cognizant is also listed on Forbes FastTech 25 companies at 18th positions. Cognizant is a member of the NASDAQ-100, the S&P 500, the Forbes Global 2000, and the Fortune 500, and is recognized among the world's top-performing and fastest-growing firms, with over 50 delivery centers and about 244,300 workers as of June 30, 2016. Know more about company here.

Recruitment Process for GenC

If you sign up for GenC, your recruitment process will be split into two sections:

  • Aptitude Test

  • Interview+ HR Discussion



Numerical Ability


Verbal Ability


Analytical Ability


Critical Thinking


Abstract Resoaning


Data Analysis


Recruitment Process for GenC Elevated:

If you sign up for GenC Elevate, your selection process will be split into two sections:

  • Skill Based Assessment

  • Technical Interview+ HR Discussion

  • Package- 4 LPA

Hereafter the Interview, depending upon your performance, you will get an offer letter either from GenC or GenC Elevate

GenC Elevate Section


Ques and Time


Conceptual and Code Analysis

15 Ques, 30 mins

Coding Challenge

Coding (Case Study)

4 Ques, 70 mins

Written Round:

The written round is divided into two parts: a general aptitude test and a verbal ability test. A portion on numerical methods, a section on logical reasoning, and a section on verbal talents make up the General Aptitude Test.

Technical Round and HR Round:

Passed students will be invited to the Technical Interview. There is no set list of subjects that will be covered in this round; depending on the panel, you can expect questions on any subject.You must have a good knowledge of the basics to pass this round. You should be familiar with the data structure. Must have a good knowledge of the fundamentals to pass this round.s and algorithms, database management systems, operating systems, and networking. OOPs concepts, and a programming language of your choice. Students in areas other than CS should focus on the other two topics that are relevant to their field.

Cognizant Recruitment Eligibility Criteria:


Pass out year

B.E/B.Tech/M.Tech/MCA/M.Sc IT students from 2022 batch

Eligible Streams

  • GenC Elevate-CSE, ECE, EEE, IT, Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering, Information Science Engineering and allied branches only

  • GenC-BE/B-Tech/ME/M-Tech/MCA & MS Software Engineering (Five year integrated course degree)

Percentage Criteria

Higher than 60% throughout Academics in X/XII/UG/PG

Backlog Criteria

At the time of the exam, there was no active backlog.

Gap Criteria

The overall gap in academic career should not be more than two years.

Cognizant Recruitment Process - GenC Profiles:

The following are profiles given under the Cognizant GenC :

  • Advanced Java/ DotNet/ Python Developer

  • Full-Stack Software Engineer (Java/ DotNet)

  • Digital User Experience Engineer

  • IoT Engineer (Java/ DotNet)

  • Data Scientist

  • Cybersecurity Engineer

  • Performance Engineer

  • Quality Engineer

  • Advanced C and UNIX Developer

  • AWS Infra Developer

  • Google Engineer

Cognizant Recruitment Process - GenC NEXT Syllabus:

The following is the syllabus for the Cognizant GenC NEXT Skill Based Assessment.



Programming Constructs, Data Structures, Algorithms

Control structures, basic OOP concepts, basic Data Structures - Array, Class, Struct, Trees, Searching and Sorting Algorithms, Pointers, Exception handling, Utility API (String, Date), Collection, Database connectivity, Reflection and serialisation, Utility API (String, Date), File handling, Utility API (String, Date),

Database/ SQL

Basic Query Language - Simple to Moderate Data Queries, Fetch, Simple Joins, and so on; Function, Stored Procedure, View, and Trigger are all terms used in PL/ SQL. Cursors, Exception Handling; Data Control Language, Transaction Control Language

Web UI

Structure, Sections, Headers, and Footers, Images, Anchors, Tables, Block and Inline Elements, and Forms are all HTML elements. CSS - Fundamentals, Style Application, and Event Handling in Javascript


Now you know all about the Cognizant recruitment process, its time to prepare to ace your interview. Visit Mobiprep Free placement interview practice test. Choose your subject of practice and start your preparation today!!

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