Syntel, Inc. (NASDAQ: Synthesis) is a global provider of information technology (IT) and Knowledge Process Outsourcing (KPO) solutions with global development centers in India and the United States. Syntel was founded in Troy, Michigan in 1980 by Indian Bharat Desai, a graduate of the University of Michigan’s Stephen M. Ross School of Business and Neerja Sethi with an initial investment of $ 2000.
Syntel conducts campus recruiting at many colleges throughout India.
New recruits participate in an intensive two-year program designed to provide opportunities for graduates to grow into skilled consultants with good technical expertise and diverse project experience. The program is heavily centered towards “learning by doing” and is a combination of:
• Classroom instruction
• Simulated assignments
• Individual mentoring by existing senior consultants
• Working on live projects for Syntel’s global customers
Applicants to this program must be graduate with a BE / B Tech, MS in computer applications and MSc in mathematics, statistics or physics. A rigorous written test must be passed for processing the entry in the program. Also, from time to time to meet market demands, Syntel’s program may accept applicants with BSc in Mathematics, Statistics, or Physics and:
• Above average academic record – at least 60 percent marks in their degree exam
• Keen interest and aptitude for an Information Technology career
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Upon Completion of the Program
Upon successful completion of this training, individuals will be awarded in Syntel as a programmer analyst to work on one of its Global Development Centers in India with an annual salary and benefits.
Employees are encouraged to continue part-time studies to improve their skills. Excellent performers can expect rapid career growth, including generous salary increments and bonuses. Several options may be available for foreign deputation to work onsite at Syntel’s projects in North America, Europe and Australia.