Cognizant, the American multinational product-led digital corporation is planning to hire 23,000 candidates in India through campus placement in 2021. The statement came from a senior company official.
At present, India homes more than 2,00,000 Cognizant employees. The company hired more than 17,000 people through campus placement drives last year. This year, the prospect hiring number has increased up to 23, 000 which is about 35% more than what they did last year.
Rajesh Nambiar, CMD, Cognizant India, in a statement said, “These new hirings will complement our lateral hires. In quarter one, we will hire more than in any other quarter in the history of Cognizant.” He also added that our main aim is to be on hiring in the latest technologies, in our digital battlegrounds.
Nambiar, also gave an highlight that the company is also running one of the industry’s most scalable internship programs. “Last year, we got 5,000 for an internship within Cognizant. This year, we are expanding the program to 10,000 interns,” he added.