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Cognizant interview questions

1. Why do you want to work at cognizant.

2. What do you do on your free time.

3. What are you passionate about?

4. What are your experiences in teams and how do you solve problem?

5. How do you deal with teams?

6. Describe in brief about your past project?

7. Tell us something about yourself.

8. Tell us about your family background?

9. Did your father's profession help you in growing as a person? How? (My father is a teacher.)

10. Women should get reservation in IT industry - your views.

11. Will you be happy to move to another city?

12. What do you know about Cognizant?

13. Give an example where you applied your creativity.?

14. How would you react if your work is criticise?

15. Rate your communication skills on 0-5 scale.

16. Why should we hire you?

17. How can you add value to Cognizant?

18. Would you like to ask me anything?

19. Did you think of changing your present job earlier? If

yes,what do you think made you stay back?

20. Did you ever face a situation when your work was criticized? What did you do?

21. If you have never lead in the past, how would you do it in this role?

22. What do you prefer working with figures, or with words?

23. Are there any kinds of people you can not work with?

24. Have you ever fired anyone? How did you handle it?

25. Have you ever worked under pressure? Give example.

26. If you think a work should be done in a particular way while the other person thinks that it should be done the other way, what would you do to resolve the conflict?

27. If you are a team leader and one of your team member is not able to meet his targets on a regular basis. You discussed it with him and tried all measures to improve his performance in that role but nothing works. What would you do?

28. If you face a problem with your own performance,

what would you do?

29. Describe a situation where you were required to

influence your team members to take a particular course of


30. How was your performance measured?

31. How many local trains run in Mumbai?

32. How would you classify your style of management?

33. What qualities would you like in your would be boss?


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