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1. About Infosys 2. Selection process at Infosys 3. Induction Training 4. Other benefits 5. Performance appraisal 6. Separation from the company
 1999: Attained a SEI-CMM Level 5 ranking 2000: Opened offices in France and Hong Kong 2001: Opened offices in United Arab Emirates and Argentina 2002: Opened Switzerland. It is one of India's largest IT companies with 103. India. Canada and Japan. 1996: First office in Europe in Milton Keynes. NASDAQ: INFY) is a multinational information technology services company headquartered in Bangalore. 1993: Became a public limited company in India with an initial public offering of Rs. in New York 1983: Moved its headquarters to Bangalore.905 professionals (including subsidiaries) as of Jun 30. Australia. the capital of Karnataka 1987: Opens first international office in Boston. Australia (Expert) and changed the name to Infosys Australia Pty Limited. US 1992: Opened its first overseas sales office in Boston. It has offices in 22 countries and development centres in India. Canada 1999: First Indian company to be listed on Nasdaq on March 11. 2002: Started Progeon. consulting subsidiary in California. Signs up its first client.About Infosys Infosys Technologies Limited (BSE: 500209. U. R. Data Basics Corporation. Singapore and • • • • • • • • • • • • • • 2002: Business World named Infosys "India's Most Respected Company". China. 2004: Set up Infosys Consulting Inc. India. its BPO (business process outsourcing) subsidiary 2003: Acquired 100% equity of Expert Information Services Pty Limited. with an initial capital of US$ 250.. UK.S. U. new offices in Netherlands. Narayana Murthy and six engineers in Pune. 2006: Became the first Indian company to ring the NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell 2 | Page • • . 2009. History and important milestones: • 1981: Infosys is established by N.S. 13 crore. UK 1997: Office in Toronto.
’ Values We believe that the softest pillow is a clear conscience. • • • • • During the 14-year period from its IPO in 1993 to 2007. Mexico. However.’ Mission ‘To achieve our objectives in an environment of fairness. R. 2007: September. Infosys Technologies S. 180 million from the failed Axon bid. Infosys establishes a wholly-owned Latin American subsidiary. honesty..  2006: Acquired the 23% stake Citibank had in its BPO offshoot Progeon. but HCL Technologies outbid Infosys for 441 million pounds. Nandan Nilekani stepped down as CEO and made way for Kris Gopalakrishnan to occupy his chair effective June 2007 2007: July 25. Infosys bags multi-million dollar outsourcing contract with Royal Philips Electronics in the area Finance & Accounting services strengthening its European operations. leveraging technology. Infosys gained Rs.• • 2006: August 20. This excludes the dividends that the company has paid out over that duration. L. Narayana Murthy retired from his position as the executive chairman. V. 2008: Agreed to buy British consultancy Axon Group for 407 million pounds ($753 million). N. vendors and society at large. and courtesy towards our clients. making it a wholly owned subsidiary of Infosys and changed the name to Infosys BPO Ltd. delivered by best-in-class people. Vision ‘To be a globally respected corporation that provides best-of-breed business solutions. and opens its first software development center in Latin America in the city of Monterrey. employees. became the first Indian company to make it to Nasdaq-100 2007: April 13. 2006: December. the price of an Infosys share increased three thousand fold. The values that drive us ‘C-LIFE’ underscore our commitment to: Customer Delight: To surpass customer expectations consistently Leadership by Example: To set standards in our business and transactions and be an exemplar for the industry and ourselves 3 | Page . de R. de C.
our teams. such as: • • • • • • • • Banking & Capital Markets (BCM) Communications. Media and Entertainment (CME) Energy. HCM. sincere and open in all our transactions Fairness: To be objective and transaction-oriented. CRM. Learning Services India Business Unit (IND) In addition to these. our services and products to become the best. Consumer Product Goods and Logistics (RETL) New Markets and Services (NMS) : Non US and Non European markets.Integrity and Transparency: To be ethical. Healthcare and Life Sciences (IHL) Manufacturing (MFG) Retail. SaaS. and thereby earn trust and respect Pursuit of Excellence: To strive relentlessly. there are Horizontal Business Units (HBUs) • • • • • • Consulting (CS) Enterprise Solutions (ES): ERP. Key industries at Infosys Infosys serves various industries through its Industrial Business Units (IBU). SCM. BPM-EAI Infrastructure Management Services (IMS) Product Engineering and Validation Services (PEVS) Systems Integration (SI) Finacle: Core Banking Product 4 | Page . BI/DW. Utilities and Services (EUS) Insurance. constantly improve ourselves.
and PhD students from top academic institutions around the world. customer-facing projects. We hire engineering graduates and post-graduates from all disciplines. While you venture into new and emerging technologies and business opportunities.5 hrs which includes filling in an application form. you are given an opportunity to work on high-quality. and MCA students at the campuses. to bring on board the next generation of bright. Off-campus: send in your resumes to the email-id mentioned and you are sure to get a call latter if you meet their academic criteria Lateral entry: Engineers with experience from other organisations can apply through email or posts • • • ‘InStep’ is an internship program for undergraduate. and at premier management institutes such as the IIMs. The duration of the tests is around 90 minutes. We encourage current students at the campuses we visit to use this opportunity to interact with the Infosys recruitment teams during the hiring process to understand the company and our people philosophy. RECs etc. with or without prior work experience in software or other fields All applications are prescreened based on academic credentials. As part of the Infosys family. Sources of recruitment Infosys is the company of choice for campus recruitment programs in most major engineering institutes such as IITs. Management Institutes: Campus hiring at management institutes typically starts in December and continues through March. an Aptitude Test (Analytical Thinking and Arithmetic Reasoning) and a test of Communicative English Language. Short-listed candidates are usually invited for an interview as part of the selection process. • Engineering Institutes: Campus hiring at engineering institutes typically starts in May and continues through September. We hire management graduates from all disciplines. you will discover your untapped potential and achieve the impossible. Process The duration of the selection process is 2.Selection process at Infosys Infosys Technologies has got the most structured recruitment process among all IT companies in India. They do not have any distinction between any branches of Engineering. graduate. Senior managers and officers from Infosys actively participate in this hiring. About Application Form: 5 | Page . young and talented leaders for the company.
and the Remaining 30 minutes are given to answer 45 Simple English Grammar Questions. if any) Two Reference's Addresses & Details like Email. Place of Birth Blood Group Allergies Last Major illness / Surgery with specific date Eye Vision Parent's Details Passport Details (optional.An Application Form has to be filled.com or refer books like ‘Sakuntala Devi’. in case one does not have it) Educational Details along with % (from SSC to PG) Languages Known Previous Working Details (optional. like • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Date. this pattern keeps on changing. • Regarding Puzzles & English: The Puzzles is of 50 Marks. However. (Can give our HOD's or lecturers Details) for the Verification purpose Two Infosys employees details (optional) Whether appeared for Infosys or Progeon (Sister Concern of Infosys) previously Educational Achievements like Scholarships. The interview is largely unstructured and is usually conducted by one person. Ph no. Interview: The Interview is of purely HR Based. The aim of the interview is to assess the communication skills of the candidate. prizes Extra curricula Activities & Achievements Exam Pattern: The Exam is for 90 minutes. They will take the Puzzles Question Paper after the completion of 1 Hour. and one have to score above 35 to get qualified in the test. before the commencement of the Examination which consists of 4 pages and contains questions regarding our personal details. in which 1 Hour is allotted for 10 Puzzles to solve. The best way to practice for the tests is to go through the previous question papers at Freshersworld. The general set of questions is as follows: • • Tell me about yourself? What are Ur Strengths and Weakness? 6 | Page . The questions are based on Analytical Thinking and Arithmetic Reasoning.
As applicable for a role. Just in Time (JIT): These courses are delivered to project persons based on their sudden or unforeseen requirements. These are the regular RBT’s tailored to meet the urgent and time bound requests of projects. Induction Training: • Role based training (RBT): The training is aimed at assisting employees in particular roles to mould themselves to those roles. Each of the courses in this training is well designed to enable employees to gain knowledge and practical experience. the courses are visible under a specific portal ‘ILITE’ on an employee’s login on Infosys Intranet. There is largely no technical question in the interview. Certification: is to measure the skills of the employees in a particular area. Many organisations have their own system of certification. Each topic also has a set of exercises at the end of each session. The interviewee will try to create a stressful situation to assess your ability to work under pressure. Higher Education Support (HES) Policy: is to encourage the employees to continue education through distance learning or part time programs in India with reputed academic institutions. Seminars and Consultancy: Education and Research department conducts various seminars inside and outside the company.• • • • • • Explain Ur Project in Clay men Words and Do U tested it or not Why do you want to join Infosys? What do you know about us? Why should we hire you? What are your strengths and Weakness? What's the time you faced a lot of trouble in your life and how you solved it? Questions based on your Interests and Hobbies. Technology Assisted Learning (TAL) or E-learning: This is an online learning program which enables a reader to do a self study of the course. Virtual Classroom sessions: This is a session delivered by an educator from some other locations through Live meeting software. 7 | Page • • • • • • .
5 months and long cycle is 4 months approximately. There are certain streams for which the duration may exceed 4 months. A role represents the responsibilities carried out in the job.A1.C. All the candidates with basic skills in computer science have to go for an online test the very first day. The training course consists of generic courses and stream specific courses (based on a specific stream of technology). they have to undergo a formal training conducted by Education and Research (E&R) department. in descending order F. a manual – ‘Induction Kit’ is provided to the trainee to go through important links of the organisation. Personal band refers to the individual’s competency in comparison to the competency required for the role. An 18 week long cycle program for fresher with Non-CSE/IT background candidates. Other benefits • Infosys as an organisation has a broad banded role based structure comprising seven bands.A2. Generally the time duration for fast cycle training is 1. All roles have been mapped to seven job bands. During the probationary period and up to two years of service.Once a candidate has been selected in Infosys. The candidates short listed after the test will go through Fast Track program. as part of orientation. The teaching methodology consists of: • • • Lab or hands-on session conducted along with theory session Structured self learning in lab through step-by-step lab guide and assignments Individual participation of the trainees through individual projects and assignments Other than this. This determines the compensation and benefits available to the employee.E. • Earned Leave – is the only type of leave available to the employee.B.D. the 8 | Page . There are two types of foundation programs: • • A 10 week short cycle/ fast track program for CSE/IT background candidates.
paid for a maximum of 50 months. once in a year. Three lakh for the car loan. Group Health Insurance Scheme – The policy will cover a maximum of four family members including the employee. Other loans available are salary loans where half of the salary of a month can be withdrawn. • 9 | Page . On completion of two years. The coverage of expenses is up to a maximum of Rs. an employee would be eligible for 20 days of leave. Two lakh per annum per family.employee is eligible for 15 days of leave. • Loan allowances – The maximum loan amount would be Rs. in the previous month.
and business potential. Each committee also has a member with veto power. is the most comprehensive appraisal where the feedback about the employees’ performance comes from all the sources that come in contact with the employee on his job. The candidate’s performance is evaluated on the basis of: • • Daily number of hours logged against each activity performed Immediate supervisor’s assessment of performance. communication skills. quality of work carried out by the employee. decision making.Performance Appraisal Infosys follows a 360 degree feedback. This has details regarding the major works done by the employee and the weightage. The performance of the each employee is assessed twice in a year. also known as 'multi-rater feedback'. he feels is suitable for that work. 360 degree appraisal has four integral components: • • • • Self appraisal Superior’s appraisal Subordinate’s appraisal Peer appraisal The employee first fills a performance appraisal form. in case of a conflict. 10 | P a g e . Once approved. The immediate supervisor reviews this form. were considered. Each of these criteria was measured on a scale of 1 to 5 (with 1 signifying above the expected performance level and 5 below the expected performance level). peer satisfaction. recommends changes. This committee holds an active discussion on each employee under them. if any and submits it to the final reporting member. and assigns a credit rating to each employee. customer satisfaction. To evaluate the performance. change management. whose decision is binding. this goes for review to an appraisal committee. and planning and organizing skills. different criteria like timeliness. The personal skills of the employees were also evaluated based on their learning and analytical ability.
This has to be approved by the HR and then by the supervisor of the employee. The employee initiates the process through a separation portal on the company’s intranet. 11 | P a g e . They can also hold meetings with the employee to restrain him from resigning or discuss other related matters. the PF amount and other compensations are deposited in the employee’s account and informed via email.Separation from the company: The separation can be company initiated or employee initiated. The form then moves to the separation department where the accounts of the employee are settled. After a period of 3-4 months. an exit interview is conducted by an HR from separation department. where they ask questions regarding reason for exit and suggestions for areas of improvement of Infosys. Finally. an employee has to give at least two months prior notice to the company. The major causes for separation are: • • • Retirement Termination Resignation In case of resignation.