Cognizant Placement Papers and Cognizant Previous Papers

Cognizant Question Papers and Previous Papers

CTS placement papers 2018 has now changed the pattern you can find the practise questions and study materials papers for Cognizant Placement on PrepInsta based. 

But, there is one more profile for which they pay 6.5LPA for which they again use the syllabus is of 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 and practise papers.

As observed for cognizant previous papers the level of difficulty is a slightly medium for CTS, but Cognizant provides its own set of questions to Cognizant, so Cognizant questions will be very different than other companies

Cognizant Question Papers

CTS Question Papers

  1. Check Syllabus for Cognizant here on this page.
  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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Cognizant Off Campus and On Campus Placement Papers

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Cognizant Placement Quesions and Test Pattern

Cognizant On Campus

  • Quants
  • Logical
  • English
  • Code Debugging Fix Round

Cognizant off Campus

  • Quants
  • Logical
  • English
  • Coding

Study for both On Campus and Off Campus from below, sections –

Cognizant Quants Previous year questions with solution

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

Click here to Visit Cognizant Quantitative Dashboard

Click here to Visit Cognizant Verbal Dashboard


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

Click here to Visit Cognizant Logical Reasoning Dashboard

This section will be there on On Campus exam but will not be there in Off Campus for Cognizant.

Find the details of the Code Debugging sections here on this page here.

Cognizant 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.
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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

If in your college Cognizant is conducting its test via MeritTrac then study from the sections below –

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

  • 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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Cognizant Placement Papers

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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CTS Syllabus and Placement Process

Cognizant Campus Placement Papers Coding

Click here to visit Cognizant Coding Questions Paper Section.

CTS Placement Questions – Coding

This section is only there in Off Campus exam in Cognizant but not there in on campus exam

  • 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.

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
Automata Fix(On Campus)7201
Coding (Off Campus)26050

This is for the current year’s cognizant written test pattern, since they had shifted from their MeritTrac platform to another platform thus advisable for CTS Previous year Question Paper.

Correct questions vs percentile chart –

CTS Placement Papers SectionType of Exam<50<60<70<80<90
Quants(16 Ques)Both in On Campus and Off Campus5781113
English(25 Ques)Both in On Campus and Off Campus1014161921
Logical(14 Ques)Both in On Campus and Off Campus49101112
Automata Fix (7 Ques_Only in On Campus23456
Coding (2 Ques)Only in Off CampusNo output1 partial output1 Full Output1 Full + 1 partial2 Full

Cognizant 6.5 Lakh Package based Pattern

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 –

  • Pre – Screening Test
    • HackerRank Coding
  • Online Test
    • English
    • Critical Reasoning
    • Data Interpretation
    • 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
Coding Proficiency test (on Hacker Rank Platform)2-3 questions60-90High
Critical reasoning1515High
Data Interpretation1515Medium
Coding Test 2260Medium

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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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: 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 4 section in CTS Previous year Question Paper

  • Quants – 14 Ques
  • English – 25 Ques
  • Logical – 16 Ques
  • On Campus
    • Automata Fix – 7 questions
  • Off Campus
    • Coding Round – 2 Questions

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

Ans. You can find Cognizant online Test Practise Questions on our website PrepInsta by studying from the best resource for CTS 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 the exact pattern for Cognizant, with the help of PrepInsta I knew the exact Syllabus for Cognizant Placement Papers. Because of PrepInsta I knew what I had to study and give more focus on and I was able to prepare better in the exam coz I studied from the questions provided by PrepInsta and I was able to clear the written round.

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 increase your speed and solve exact pattern questions that you can expect in the exam cognizant placement papers.

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