Cognizant GenC Elevate Pattern & Syllabus

23 February 2023

Job role and Package:

  • GenC Elevate (4 LPA + Skill Bonus)

Eligibility Criteria:

  • B.E/B.Tech/M.Tech/MCA/M.Sc IT students from 2024 batch
  • Branch: Only circuit branches
  • Students should possess consistent academic record with 60% or greater in X, XII, Diploma, UG & PG (all subjects will be taken into consideration) calculated as below.- Aggregate% = sum of all subjects marks scored / total no. of subjects (as of last semester result declared)
  • Students with standing arrears or more than 2 years gap in education are not eligible 
  • At the time of joining, recruits should have an overall aggregate score of 60% or greater (all subjects will be taken into consideration) with no standing arrears
  • Aggregate for the Students who have applied for  re-evaluation (and are waiting for the results) will be derived based on the initial scores
  • CGPA to % conversion will be considered as per University norms
  • Opportunities are open only to Indian nationals

Hiring Process for GenC role:

  • Round 1: Technical Assessment
  • Round 2: Communication test
  • Round 3: Technical Interview & HR Interview.

Test Pattern

Technical Assessment:

Section 1: Programming - 3 Que (60 Min)

Section 2: Database Questions - 2 Que (30 Min)


  • Total time allotted is 90 Min.

Communication test:

The communication round consists following sections:

There are 4 sections

  • Section 1: Reading the given sentences. 
  • Section 2: Listening the audio and repeating the sentences (6 such sentences). 
  • Section 3: It is just like JAM. They will give a topic and also some time to think about it. After that we need to talk about it for 90 sec. 
  • Section 4: This is the verbal round which consists of 34 easy verbal questions and the time limit is 15 min.


Communication round for Cognizant is not an elimination round.

Important Topics


  • Strings, Arrays, Recursion, Functions
  • DSA
  • Digit Separation logic
  • Reverse character in string
  • Bitwise operators
  • Palindrome string
  • 2D Array
  • GCD Calculation
  • Infix expression
  • Operator precedence
  • Tree reversal

Database questions:

  • SQL Queries
  • DDL, DML, DCL Commands
  • Joins
  • Database schemas
  • Column based queries
  • Keys
  • Constraints
  • Schema relationship
  • Normalization
  • Triggers
  • Views
  • Database operators

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