Cognizant Off-Campus Drive 2018 for 2017 Pass Outs


Are you among the thousands of aspirants who are eagerly waiting for an off-campus notification from Cognizant? If ‘Yes’, here’s a good news for you. The tech-giant is recruiting freshers for the position of Programmer Analyst Trainee. Read on for more info on the drive below.

Company: Cognizant

Position: Programmer Analyst Trainee

Educational Qualification: BE/B.Tech

Year of passing: 2017

Industry: IT Infrastructure

CTC:  Rs. 3.38 LPA

Location: PAN India

Exp. Required: 0-1 years


Eligibility Criteria: Cognizant off-campus drive 2018

  • Minimum 10+2+4 years of education (All in full time)
  • Candidate must be a 2017 pass out from BE/BTech (CSE / IT / ECE / EEE / EIE / E&E / Applied Electronics / Computer and Technology / Electrical / ETE / ICE / Software Engineering [Full time only / Regular courses only].
  • First class (60%) in 10th, 12th & UG (Full time/Regular courses).
  • No standing arrears is allowed
  • Any break in education should not exceed 24 months
  • Should be an Indian Citizen
  • Flexible to work in shifts 24*7 in any location


Programmer Analyst Trainee: Job Description

  • Responsible for developing defect-free, best-in-class code using one or more programming/scripting languages with ability to apply continuous integration techniques to build software products and deliver business solutions.


Programmer Analyst Trainee:  Expected Competencies

  • Have good understanding on data structures, algorithms, design patterns, cloud basics and other technical concepts.
  • Be a strong team player and collaborate to ensure success of the team.
  • Display excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Manage multiple project and personal priorities simultaneously.


Cognizant off-campus drive 2018: Interview Process

Please be noted that Cognizant off-campus drive 2018 is conducted through AMCAT. Eligible candidates should clear the coding assessment (Option given to attempt for the assessment immediately as you register over application link or within 24 Hrs. Please read the instructions carefully before starting the test) in order to sit for Technical and HR interview. 

 The recruiter has given Kolkata/Delhi-NCR/Bangalore/Pune/Chennai/Coimbatore/Hyderabad as the interview location for Cognizant off-campus drive 2018.

So, now that you’re aware of the eligibility criteria and interview process of Cognizant off-campus drive 2018, let’s just move on to the Registration process of the same.

  1. Register in AMCAT
  2. Navigate to the official notification page of Cognizant off-campus drive 2018
  3. Click on ‘Apply’ button, key-in all mandatory details, upload your resume and other documents
  4. Submit application

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  • Want job

    Payal kumari Agarwal

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