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Cognizant hr interview questions

About Cognizant

Cognizant is Fortune 500 companies operation, headquarted in New Jersey, operatin in field of IT/Software from 150+ locations around the world.

Cognizant recruits its people from fresher recruitment (campus placement, walk ins etc) and lateral hiring. We have covered detailed of Cognizant interview process in another article. We have seen syllabus, paper pattern and different stages of selection process. In this article, we will cover hr  interview questions which were asked to candidates in recent interviews.

Previously asked questions in Cognizant hr interviews

  • Introduce yourself
  • Where I want to see myself after 5 years?
  • Question about my schooling; hobbies; stream; college; certifications.
  • Why you want to join Cognizant?
  • Any Relocation problem?
  • As I am from north at the end he asked me if we take you how and why you wish to stay in south.
  • What are your hobbies?
  • Tell me about the latest technologies we have in the world.
  • Are you willing to relocate to a completely different city?
  • Tell me something about your family?
  • What do you think it takes to be successful in a company like ours?
  • What qualities should a successful manager possess?
  • Describe your most rewarding college experience.
  • Why should we hire you?
  • What do you think makes you stand out for a job in Cognizant?
  • Tell me about a time when you worked effectively under pressure.
  • Which is the last movie that you saw?
  • Which is your dream company
  • What do you think are the qualities that a Team Leader should possess?
  • What are your future plans?
  • What are your strengths? Weakness?
  • If you could be any animal, what would it be?
  • What were your favorite classes? Why?
  • Do you enjoy doing independent research?
  • Who were your favorite professors? Why?
  • Why after ECE you want to join an IT company
  • What was your most challenging situation in life until now.
  • Do you have any Location constraints?


End note

In this article, we have shared previously asked questions in hr interview rounds at Cognizant. These questions are taken from candidates who have recently appeared in Cognizant interviews and online forums. If you need any clarification, you can write to us. If you want to share your interview process, you can mail to us at

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