Cognizant Question Papers and Previous Papers

CTS placement papers 2018 have two patterns one MeritTrac and the other AMCAT. Now, Cognizant Test Papers  conducted on Campus Online Test Pattern 2018 are by MeritTrac but, cognizant written Test papers from 2017 and 2018 conducted off campus are AMCAT. There is one more profile for which they pay 6.5LPA for which they again use AMCAT but very different pattern, details for this profile you will find in the last section of this page. Rather than solving, CTS sample papers and model papers with answers to prepare the best for Cognizant placement papers with answers pdf study from our CTS Previous Papers with Answers and these questions will also be repeated in the exam. As observed for cognizant previous papers the level of difficulty is a slightly low for AMCAT Questions for Cognizant than for Cognizant campus placement papers by MeritTrac, CTS Previous year Question Paper, CTS Question Papers are available below for Pat Assessment Test for CTS, Find all previous cognizant question papers with Solutions on PrepInsta. 

Cognizant Question Papers

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  1. Check Syllabus for Cognizant here on this page for both AMCAT and MeritTrac.
  2. Check CTS Interview experience Dashboard to read on campus off campus interview experience submitted by students
  3. Check CTS Off Campus Drive Application page here to apply for current Cognizant off campus Drive
  4. Check CTS Placement Process page here to check latest procedure

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CTS MeritTrac Placement Papers and Previous Questions

Below are CTS MeritTrac Questions Papers, Syllabus and Paper Pattern for Cognizant MeritTrac Papers with Solutions for new cognizant written test pattern.

Cognizant Placement Paper and Previous Paper Pattern Analysis

Cognizant on Campus Paper is Conducted by MeritTrac and it is divided into 3 sections.

  • Note – If you’re appearing for Cognizant Off Campus or AMCAT is conducting Cognizant in your Campus then please Visit AMCAT Section to study AMCAT Questions for Cognizant on our website and prepare from there.
Section(via MeritTrac)No. of QuestionsTime Allotted(mins)ImportanceDifficulty
Analytical Ability(Quants)16No Sectional TimingMediumMedium
Analytical Ability(Logical)14No Sectional TimingMediumHigh
Verbal Ability25No Sectional TimingHighMedium

Cognizant Previous year Papers with Solutions

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CTS Previous Papers with Answers

Click here to visit Quantitative Ability Paper in CTS Question Papers

CTS Previous Papers Quantitative Ability Questions

Note – These are MeritTrac On Campus Question Section scroll down to the AMCAT Section of this page to study for CTS AMCAT Test.

  • Max Score CTS Question Papers – 16
  • Questions – 16 Ques
  • Time – 15 mins(approx time that must be used)

Cognizant Previous Papers section Questions were of moderate difficulty but time management is very important as most students are not able to solve all questions in the given time.

Cognizant Sample papers with Solutions

CTS Placement Papers with answers pdf

Click here to visit Cognizant English Verbal Ability Paper Section

CTS Placement Papers Verbal English Ability Questions

  • Max Score – 25
  • Questions – 25 Ques
  • Time – 25 mins

Cognizant Previous Papers with Solutions are repeated heavily from this section. Will suggest to solve all Questions in our Cognizant Placement Questions and Answers for getting same questions in the exam.

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Click here to visit Cognizant Logical Reasoning and Ability Paper Section.

CTS Placement Papers with Solutions Logical Reasoning and Ability Questions

  • Max Score in CTS Question Papers – 14
  • Questions – 14 Ques
  • Time – 15 mins(approx that must be used)


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cognizant campus placement papers Coding

Click here to visit Cognizant Coding Questions Paper Section.

CTS Placement Questions – Coding (if hiring via AMCAT)

  • Max Score – 800
  • Questions – 2 Ques
  • Time – 90 mins

If you want to study HackerRank Questions for Cognizant in case they use HackerRank then study Cognizant HackerRank Questions here.

Interview Dashboard

Find all the questions asked in interview round for HR, Technical and Coding.

Cognizant Off Campus AMCAT Placement Papers

Above are MeritTrac based pattern and below are CTS AMCAT Previous Year Questions, Paper Pattern and Syllabus for Cognizant AMCAT off Campus drive with the latest test pattern.

Cognizant Placement Quesions and Test Pattern Amcat

Cognizant off Campus Drive is Conducted by AMCAT and is divided into 4 sections.

Note:- Please visit MeritTrack Section on this page above, if you are appearing for Cognizant on Campus Paper.

Cognizant Quants Previous year questions with solution

  • Max Score – 900
  • Questions – 16 Ques
  • Time – 18 mins
Cognizant Amcat Questions with Answers

Click here to Visit Cognizant AMCAT Quantitative Dashboard

Click here to Visit Cognizant AMCAT Verbal Dashboard


  • Max Score – 900
  • Questions – 14 Ques
  • Time – 16 mins

Click here to Visit Cognizant AMCAT Logical Reasoning Dashboard

Cognizant AMCAT Computer Programming Previous year Questions

This section is not asked in CTS Currently.

  • Max Score – 900
  • Questions – 25 Ques
  • Time – 35 mins
Cognizant AMCAT Syllabus and Pattern

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  1. Cognizant is currently conducting off Campus drive visit this page to know more.
  2. Know detailed Cognizant Syllabus for exam visit here to know more.
  3. Want to know more about Cognizant Recruitment Process, visit this page to know more

CTS Interview Dashboard

Here you will find all the Interview Questions asked in different interview rounds conducted in CTS.

Cognizant Previous Papers Cut Off from previous year Cognizant Questions and trends

Cognizant Aptitude Questions SectionQuestionsSectional TimeMarks per Question
CTS Aptitude Questions and Answers16161
Cognizant English Questions25251
Cognizant Logical Questions14141

This is for the current year’s cognizant written test pattern, since they had shifted from their own platform to MeritTrac thus advisable for CTS Previous year Question Paper if applying via on campus, if Off campus then AMCAT.

Correct questions vs percentile chart –

CTS Placement Papers Section<50<60<70<80<90
Quants(16 Ques)5781113
English(25 Ques)1014161921
Logical(14 Ques)49101112

CTS Placement Papers 2018 and Questions FAQ’s

Q. What was the difficulty for Cognizant Previous Paper in 2018 and what was cognizant written test pattern?

Ans: It is conducted by MeritTrac and the difficulty level is said to be moderate with cognizant campus placement papers with answers pdf Quants section being the toughest one in cognizant placement papers.

Cognizant written test pattern was divided into three section in CTS Previous year Question Paper

  • Quants – 14 Ques
  • English – 25 Ques
  • Logical – 16 Ques
  • Coding Round – 2 Questions

Q. Which company Conducts Cognizant paper while cognizant campus placement papers?

Ans: MeritTrac has been conducting MeritTrac Cognizant paper from the past 2 years the questions on which you can find on our cts previous papers with answers.

Q. Where Can I find Cognizant online Test Questions with Answers?

Ans. You can find Cognizant online Test Questions on our website PrepInsta by studying from the best resource for eLitmus Preparation.

Cognizant Test Papers Detailed FAQ’s

Q. What is the average Cut off for CTS placement papers while they conduct the on campus written test?

Ans. For cognizant campus placement papers cut off for each section would be 65%ile for cognizant test papers. You must score more than 65%ile in each section for the paper to proceed to the next round. The percentile calculation is not college based but national percentile from previous held exams for Cognizant written test papers and cts placement papers.

CTS Previous Papers Success Stories

Name – Sweta Rani

College – Kalinga Institute of Technology

MeritTrac Percentile – 97.2%ile

Most of the students in my college were unware that MeritTrac will be conducting Cognizant Placement Papers. Because of PrepInsta I knew and i was able to prepare better in the exam coz I had already studied from MeritTrac CTS Previous Papers.

The paper was tough and I got selected in the next round clearing CTS Written Exam Paper.

I will recommend people to study from PrepInsta’s CTS Previous Papers with Answers for cognizant test papers since you will definitely get some good percentage of questions repeated in the exam cognizant placement papers.

Check Interview Experiences submitted by other students here on our CTS Interview Experiences Dashboard.

Cognizant AMCAT Test Paper email sent after written round
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Cognizant 6.5 Lakh Package based Pattern

Note – If the packed is about 3.38 lakhs, then you should study from our MeritTrac(onCampus) and AMCAT(off Campus). This section is only for CTS process where they offer 6.5lakhs package.

Now, CTS introduced a new hiring process for On campus Graduates, the new role has a package for 6.5Lakhs and the test is more difficult than the usual on Campus test conducted for position for 3.38Lakhs package.

First section is Online test which has 52 questions, rather than 55 Questions.

Sections in the test are –

  • Online Test
    • English
    • Critical Reasoning
    • Data Interpretation
    • Debugging Round
    • Coding(In second Round)
  • Technical Interview
  • HR Round

After this there are two more round the first one is Technical Questions for testing candidates on debugging and basic programming skills and after this a coding test. Now, depending on the complexity of questions and how you performed in previous rounds there may be 2 questions or 4 and time will be 60-90 mins.

Test Pattern for 6.5 LPA PositionQuestionsTime (mins)Difficulty
Critical Reasoning1520High
Data Interpretation1015Medium
Programming2 – 460 – 90Medium

Questions asked in Technical round will be related to basic input output questions, and OOPS concepts like public private etc type MCQ Questions.

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