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About Syntel

Syntel's corporate headquarters facility is located in Troy, Michigan, which is in southeastern Michigan, about 20 miles from Detroit. The mailing address is:

Syntel Inc. 
525 E. Big Beaver, Suite 300 
Troy, MI 48083 
USA

Syntel was established in 1980 as a provider of software services. Originally called "Systems International" with earnings of $30,000 its first year, Syntel has grown into a $824.8 (FY 2013) million corporation. Syntel currently employs over 24,207 employees with over two dozen offices and Global Development Centers worldwide, including three campuses in Pune, Mumbai, and Chennai, India.

Unlike many of Syntel's competitors, we deliver solutions that go beyond technology and address the client's business needs. In addition, our technology competencies span mainframe and client/server to Internet/advanced technology. Lastly, Syntel’s mature offshore delivery model is a flexible framework that can adapt to our customer’s needs, delivering savings, skills, and innovation. Syntel wins in the market by:

Providing the right service offerings to the market – business solutions that leverage technology

Retaining a Global 2000 client base since inception

Leveraging a mature offshore model

Executing partnerships with the best-of-breed software companies

Ensuring profitability

Careers at Syntel

Syntel seeks individuals who are creative thinkers, self-motivated, and have the drive to excel. We are interested in goal-oriented people who have the initiative and commitment to be leaders. Our entrepreneurial culture demands strong interpersonal skills and the ability to make the right decisions for our clients.

Typically, there are two career paths that most consultants follow; one is technical and the other is management. However, Syntel caters to each employee's career goals. There are some consultants who are interested in building up their skills with the latest emerging technologies while others are interested in customer interfacing or project management. Syntel's training programs cater to these varied interests and were designed to meet these career development goals.

As a global company, Syntel is interested in people who are open to working at assignments worldwide. Syntel does not hire people into specific projects; we hire professionals who are interested in a career with the Company and are open to dynamic career opportunities.

College Campus

Colleges are typically selected based on previous year’s contacts, students’ performance and recruiter’s feedback on the college. New cities and new colleges are added to this campus hiring pool based on criteria including NAAC accreditation, infrastructure, and number of eligible students. For more information write to: campushelpdesk@syntelinc.com.

College authorities need to ensure final year students are informed well in advance about the recruitment drive. Students must carry the following:
- Their updated resume
- Two identical passport photographs
- Syntel Admit Card

Colleges must also ensure to provide the following:
- A projector with a screen and audio
- A hall with seating capacity of 500
- Six to eight classrooms

College Student

We hold three rounds of interviews:

Online Aptitude test:
In this, we evaluate candidates for basic aptitude skills, such as problem solving, numerical calculation, reading comprehension, computer usage, and eye for detail. The test format consists of 3 sections & the time allocated to each section is maximum 20 minutes. There will be three modules/sections within the exam coming after one another in a total span of 60 minutes.

These sections are:
Verbal Ability, Analytical Ability and Numerical Reasoning.

Each section will be a timed section of 20 min; candidates are requested to answer as many questions as possible within the allotted time, for each section. Once a section is closed candidates will not be allowed to go back to the section.

Candidates should try and attempt the maximum number of questions. There is no negative marking.

Group discussion and HR interview:
The main parameter we check in this round is communication skill – both written and oral. The candidate’s skills in writing emails and essays are also tested.

Technical interview:
This round is an in-person, face-to-face round. Here, a candidate’s willingness to work and ability to work in a 24/7 work environment is evaluated along with basic technical details and candidate’s key strengths and areas for improvement are evaluated.

 - The candidate must be of Indian nationality.
- The candidate must have completed 18 years of age.
- The candidate must be graduating in the year 2013/2014.
- The candidate must be willing to work in a 24/7 work environment, anywhere in India during the training.

Visit www.syntelinc.com, the official website of Syntel to learn more about the company.

Please write to us at campushelpdesk@syntelinc.com for any further information that you may require.

Download the Background Verification documents, print and duly fill in the required details as mentioned. Sign the documents wherever required, scan, and upload the Background Verification documents.

If you are facing issues while uploading the documents, please close the web browser >clear the cache/temporary files >re-open the web browser>access the URL and try to upload the documents again.

The collective size of the documents in respective field should be less than 2MB. If the problem still persists write to campushelpdesk@syntelinc.com with the subject line “Issue in uploading documents”.

This field is meant for Syntel official purpose only and should be left blank.

Once the 1st section (personal details) and 2ndsection (reference details) are filled in and submitted, you will not be allowed to make any further changes.
This is applicable for the 1st & 2nd sections only.

The accepted file formats are .doc, .docx, .rtf, .txt, .pdf, .pptx, .jpg, .jpeg, .gif, .bmp, .png.

Even if the profile shows 100% complete please ensure that all the documents mentioned are uploaded.

The process shall not be considered as complete until all the documents required have been uploaded.

Please send a confirmation e-Mail to “campusbgv@Syntelinc.com” and mention “Documents Uploaded – Candidate Name” in the subject line.

You are requested to contact Campus Helpdesk and write an e-Mail to campushelpdesk@syntelinc.com mentioning “Unable to upload documents: Candidate Name: Contact No” in the subject line.

No, the documents should only be scanned and uploaded on the URL/link provided.

Yes, the following documents are mandatory.
A - Final semester mark sheet/consolidated mark sheet.
B - Passing Certificate/Degree Certificate/Provisional Certificate/Course Completion Certificate.

Login ID and password are mentioned in the background verification e-Mail, you can also write an email to campushelpdesk@syntelinc.com with the subject line ”Forgot Password”, mentioning the same email id as mentioned on your submitted CV.

You need to login on the link provided below and upload the background verification documents https://recruit.Syntel.in/cp/Syntel_cp/default.aspx.

You are required to provide the details of one person, not related to you, as a reference.

You need to upload only the final semester/consolidated mark sheet of your highest educational qualification.

In case you have submitted incorrect / incomplete documents, please login again, go to the ‘other details’ section and delete the wrong documents uploaded and re-upload the correct documents.

While uploading the documents you have to select ‘document type’ in ‘other details’ section and then click on ‘browse’, select the right file and click on ‘upload’. (If one form has multiple pages then follow the process again).

It is not possible to change the date of joining or the location. Additionally we may not be able to provide the candidates with any future joining date/location, in the case their current joining date as communicated, lapses.

Candidates can only avail the accommodation facility, 1 day prior to their joining date, as mentioned in the accommodation email.

Candidates will receive the details from Syntel’s official domain“emailid@syntelinc.com”.

Candidates have to report at the accommodation / Guest house address before 11 PM on the given date.

No, this facility can be availed only by candidates. Family members / guardian are only allowed to visit the candidates, at the accommodation facility.

The accommodation-mail consists of the below listed details.
 - Candidate accommodation’s address & contact details
 - Check in date time
 - Check out date time

Yes. LOI and joining e-Mail are mandatory documents that have to be presented at the time of joining.

The transport facility will be provided for the candidates to travel to and from the Syntel office free of cost for the first 7 Days, post which the candidates have to contact the Syntel travel desk.

Accommodation details will be emailed to the candidates a minimum of 3 days before the date of joining.

If the accommodation details are not received 3 days prior to the joining date, kindly write an e-Mail to campushelpdesk@syntelinc.com.

Men: Trouser & Formal Shirts with formal Shoes
NOT ALLOWED: Jeans, T-Shirts, Shorts, Sandals/Slippers

Women: Salwar, Churidar, Trousers and formal shirts
NOT ALLOWED: Jeans, T-Shirts, Shorts, Skirts, Slippers

No, the facility has been provided by Syntel for the outstation candidates free of cost. Candidates residing in the same city as the joining location cannot avail of this facility. This facility can only be availed for a maximum of 7 Nights & 8 days and only on the dates mentioned in the accommodation emails.

No, candidates will have to manage transportation to the guest house / Syntel office on their own.

Candidates must carry all the original documents and 2 photocopies of each of the following documents on the date of joining.

Education Proof
 - Xth (SSC) & XIIth (HSC) mark sheets and passing certificates (2 Photocopies and Original)
 - Software certification (if any) (2 Photocopies and Original)
 - Graduation, PG mark sheets and Degree certificate (2 Photocopies and Original)
 - Mark sheets for all Semester including the final Semester (2 Photocopies and Original)

Personal Details
 - Date of birth proof (Birth Cert/License/Pan Card/School Leaving Certificate) (2 Photocopies and Original)
 - Permanent Address Proof (Ration Card/License/Affidavit/Passport/Bankers Verification letter/Electricity Bill/ Landline Telephone Bill) (2 Photocopies and Original)
 - Current Address Proof (Ration Card/License/Affidavit/Passport/Bankers Verification letter/Electricity Bill/Landline Telephone Bill) (2 Photocopies and Original)
 - 9 Passport sized colored photographs
 - Copy of Passport/Application Acknowledgment Receipt (2 Photocopies and Original)
 - Copy of Pan Card /Application Acknowledgment Receipt (2 Photocopies and Original). This is a very critical document, hence you are advised to carry PAN card or apply for the same immediately and carry the acknowledgment receipt.
 - Marriage Certificate, if applicable/Application copy (2 Photocopies and Original)
- Kindly Carry photocopies of the above documents along with the originals for verification. These documents needs be self-attested.
Note: All documents are MANDATORY.
 - Job Application Form: Candidate has to carry Job Application Form provided by Syntel, at the time of Background verification (BGV) process.

Candidates are NOT allowed to carry
 - Camera
 - Pen drives/Storage devices like external hard disc, CD/DVD disks etc.
 - Laptops
 - MP3 Players/iPods
 - Iron Box
 - Hot water Kettle/toasters
 - Or any other electrical or electronic appliances
 - However, candidates are allowed to carry their mobile phones.
Kindly note: Candidates will be frisked upon entry by the Syntel security team. If you are found to be carrying any of the above items;it will have to be surrendered.

Candidates are requested to write an e-mail to campushelpdesk@syntelinc.com mentioning their previous and new e-mail ID, the request for change shall only be accepted once.

For any queries candidates may write to campushelpdesk@syntelinc.com or may contact the Campus Helpdesk at: 020-66348242 / 020-40701242.

Yes, the Accommodation facility is separate for male and female candidates.

Placement interviews last anywhere between 5‐6 minutes to 30‐40 minutes. However, candidates should not draw any conclusion on their interview result based on the duration of the interview.

There are 3 rounds of interviews (All rounds are elimination rounds)
 - Group Discussion >> HR Round >> Technical Round >> Documentation process.
 - The HR and Technical round may be conducted separately or simultaneously by a panel.

Candidates are requested to carry:
 - All original certificates (beginning from your Xth / SSC)
 - 1 Set of self-attested photocopies of mark sheet (in case they are required by the Interview Panel)
 - Certificates pertaining to extracurricular activities

An interview is a formal occasion and candidates are expected to attend the same in a formal

Dress code:
Men: Trouser and Formal Shirts with formal Shoes; Shirt tucked-in, tie and formal shoes with a clean shave
NOT ALLOWED: Jeans, T-Shirts, Shorts, Sandals/Slippers

Women: Salwar, Churidar, Trousers and formal shirts
NOT ALLOWED: Jeans, T-Shirts, Shorts, Skirts, Slippers.

The place of posting could be at any one of the Syntel locations i.e. Pune/Mumbai/Chennai. The allocation of the joining location is entirely dependent on the requirement of Syntel and is at its sole discretion.