Cognizant joint off-campus drive 2020: Dates, Eligibility, Recruitment process, Salary package, Test pattern, Topics, FAQs

>>> Opening for freshers @Cognizant

As we heard that Cognizant may upgrade the pay scale to entry-level engineers joining in 2020 from ₹3,38,000 to ₹4,00,000 per annum, we have very recently received an update on cognizant off campus drive for 2020 batch, a cognizant pool drive for the role of “Program analyst trainee” with a salary package of 4 LPA.

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>>> Ready reckoner: Cognizant off campus 2020 programmer analyst trainee

Test Dates  Tentatively at the start of October 2019 (1st or 2nd week)
Venue for personal interviews: Chandigarh University, Mohali
Eligible course/Streams:

BE, B.Tech, ME, M.Tech (CSE/IT/ECE/EEE/EIE/E&E/Applied Electronics/Computer & Technology/ Electrical/ETE/ICE/Software/Mechanical engineering

(Full-time only)

Year of graduation 2020 Batch
Designation: Programmer Analyst Trainee
Salary package: 4 LPA
Any bond or fee: Nil
Job location PAN India

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>>> Eligibility Criteria

  • Minimum 60% in X, XII, Diploma, UG & PG
  • No standing arrears
  • Strong written and communication skills
  • Open only to Indian nationals

>>> Placement process

>>> Cognizant off campus drive 2020 online test pattern

Cognizant Recruitment 2020 shall employ the AMCAT platform for its online test. There shall be no negative marking in this exam.

4 sections to be completed in 89 minutes.

 Section  No of Questions Duration (in minutes) Expected Level of Difficulty
Quantitative Aptitude 16 16 Medium
Logical Reasoning 24 35 High
Verbal Ability 22 18 Medium
Automata Fix 7 20 High


Automata Fix Questions is the new ones added to the online test since last year. To attend these set of critical questions, you will be given with the choice of three programming languages. It is up to you to choose either of them: C, C++, and Java. So you need not be the jack of all programming languages to crack this section.

To know more about AMCAT Automata Questions, please refer here.

>>> Steps to crack cognizant off campus drive 2020 online test

Step 1: Identify the topics that you are strong and weak at

Step 2: Practice at least 3-5 mock test papers

Step 3: Analyze the time taken to solve the questions and focus more on what consumes a lot of your time

Step 4: Try to solve questions at the minimal or average time

Step 5: Improve your way of solving to score higher and rank at the top

>>> Important points to note while applying to cognizant recruitment 2020 off-campus drive

  • Suitable candidates must be flexible to relocate to anywhere in India or work in any shift/domain as this will be determined based on business demand.
  • Any student who has applied and is waiting for re-evaluation would be considered only with the initial results declared
  • Appropriate CGPA to % will be considered as per University norms.
  • Maximum of 2 years gap in education

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>>> Student Information

  • Students must carry the following for the recruitment Process – University ID card, 2 Recent PP size photographs (both ears visible in light background), Resume (max of 2 pages), all academic mark sheets & certificates (original & 1 Photocopy) for verification.
  • Students must carry 1 Photocopy of their PAN Card, Aadhaar card and Passport (front & back page)
  • Colleges need to authenticate the % of the candidates, via the college administration department records prior to the registering them for the recruitment process


    • When is the date for off campus drive of cognizant

    • could you tell me what is the date of cognizant off campus drive

      asif khan
    • could you tell me what is the date of cognizant off campus drive

      asif khan

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