Cognizant GenC Pattern& Syllabus

23 February 2023

Job role and Package:

  • GenC (4 LPA)

Eligibility Criteria:

  • B.E/B.Tech/M.Tech/MCA/M.Sc IT students from 2024 batch
  • Branch: Any branch is eligible
  • 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: Aptitude Test
  • Round 2: Communication test
  • Round 3: Subject Matter Interview & HR Interview.

Test Pattern

Aptitude test:

  • Section A: Verbal Ability - 20 Que (20 Min)
  • Section B: Quantitative Ability - 20 Que (20 Min)
  • Section C: Gamified round - 3 gaming based sub rounds (20 Min)


  • You may expect medium level questions for Quantitative Ability section, but time management is important.
  • Total time allotted is 60 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.

Subject Matter Interview:

This interview includes basic questions on the technical subjects that you learnt during your Bachelor's Degree.

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