Top 10 IT Companies in Chennai

Over the period of time Chennai has become India’s second best destinations for IT Companies after Bangalore. Chennai has left Hyderabad behind and it has become the hub of IT & software development in India.

In recent years many IT giants have decided to locate their companies in Chennai. You must also remember Chennai is Detroit of Asia when it comes to automobile industry.

So if you are a student seeking jobs in these IT companies living in Chennai then you must know top 10 IT companies operating in your city. That’s why we created this blog post.

Ranking System: We have ranked companies on the basis of their revenue and number of employees working in that company. We also look whether the company is Indian or not.

Therefore this is the top 10 list.

1. Accel Frontline Ltd

The first company in the list is Accel Forntline Ltd. It was founded in the year 1991 in Chennai. Mr. Rama is current managing director of the company. Accel has over 100 offices in India and some are overseas also.

  • Services: Software services, IT infrastructure management) (cloud services, warrantyIT Companies in Chennai management services)
  • Revenue: Rs 10,000 crore
  • Employees: 4000 – 5000
  • Salary: Rs 3 lacs to Rs 9 lacs
  • Website:

2. Accenture India

The second company located in Chennai is Accenture India. It is multinational company and has a huge presence in the city. Company has many branches in India like Bangalore, Mumbai, New Delhi etc.

  • Services: IT, business consulting and outsourcing services
  • Revenue: $ 29 billion
  • Employees: 2,75,000 to 300,000
  • Salary: Rs 6 lacs to Rs 18 lacs
  • Website:

3. BirlaSoft

Third IT company present in Chennai is BirlaSoft. A truly Indian company with operations overseas also.

  • Services: IT services, Consulting, Application Development
  • Revenue: Rs 500 crore to Rs 1000 crore
  • Employees: 3000 to 4000
  • Salary: Rs 3 lacs to Rs 6 lacs
  • Website:

4. Adrenalin eSystems

The fourth company is Adrenalin eSystems. Arun Jain is the chairperson and it is based in Chennai.

  • Services: Human Resource Management, Human Capital Alignment Software
  • Revenue: Rs 1000 crore to Rs 1500 crore
  • Employees: 2000 to 3000
  • Salary: Rs 2 lacs to Rs 6 lacs
  • Website:

5. Capgemini

The fifth IT company operating in Chennai is Capgemini. Originally, a French company with huge presence in the city. Paul Hermelin is the chairperson of the company.

  • Services: IT, business consulting and outsourcing services
  • Revenue: $15 billion
  • Employees: 125,000
  • Salary: Rs 9 lacs to Rs 12 lacs
  • Website:

6. Cognizant Technology Solutions

Cognizant technology is the sixth IT company present in our countdown list. Cognizant is an American company but the headquarter is in Chennai. Kumar Mahadeva founded this company in 1994.

  • Services: IT, business consulting and outsourcing services
  • Revenue: $ 7.4 billion
  • Employees: 160,000 to 170,000
  • Salary: Rs 6 lacs to Rs 18 lacs
  • Website:

7. Computer Sciences Corporations

The seventh company in our list is Computer Sciences Corporations. It is American national company and CSC India is located in Chennai.

  • Services: IT and business process outsourcing like systems analysis, applications development, network operations, end-user computing and data center management
  • Revenue: $22 billion
  • Employees: 98,000 to 100,000
  • Salary: Rs 6 lacs to Rs 18 lacs
  • Website:

8. Hexaware Technologies

Hexaware Technologies is an Indian Company with offices in Mumbai and Chennai.

  • Services: Information technology and Business Process Outsourcing
  • Revenue: $44 million to $50 million
  • Employees: 9000 to 10,000
  • Salary: Rs 3 lacs to Rs 6 lacs
  • Website:

9. HCL Technologies

HCL Technologies is famous Indian IT company and it is 9th in our list.

  • Services: Software, IT Infrastructure, and BPO
  • Revenue: $6.5 billion
  • Employees: 90,000 to 100,000
  • Salary: Rs 6 lacs to Rs 18 lacs
  • Website:

10. iGate

The last company in Chennai in our list is iGate.

  • Services: Information technology, consulting and business process outsourcing (BPO) services
  • Revenue: $ 1 billion
  • Employees: 28,000+
  • Salary: Rs 6 lacs to Rs 12 lacs
  • Website:

Therefore, this is the list of top 10 IT companies present in the Chennai.

1 Comment

  1. Amarpreet Singh on March 24, 2014 at 4:17 am

    Infosys didn’t made it to the list ? Wow

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