SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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AN IMPORTANT REMINDER TO VOTE YOUR PROXY
May 3, 2013
Our records indicate that your vote for the COGNIZANT TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS CORPORATION 2013 Annual Meeting of Stockholders has not yet been received. The annual meeting will be held at our headquarters, Glenpointe Centre West, 500 Frank W. Burr Blvd., Teaneck, New Jersey on Tuesday, June 4, 2013. Please take a moment right now to ensure that your shares are represented at this important meeting.
At the Annual Meeting, you will be asked to: (1) elect three Class I Directors; (2) approve on a non-binding, advisory basis, the compensation of our named executive officers (Say on Pay); (3) amend the Companys Restated Certificate of Incorporation, as amended, to provide that all directors elected at or after the 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders be elected on an annual basis; (4) approve the Amendment and Restatement of the 2004 Employee Stock Purchase Plan; (5) ratify the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm; and (6) consider a stockholder proposal regarding written consent.
Our Board of Directors unanimously recommends that you vote FOR all of the nominees for director; FOR Proposals 2, 3, 4 and 5; and AGAINST Proposal 6.
In order to ensure that you have an opportunity to vote, we are enclosing an additional proxy card that will allow you to exercise your rights as a stockholder.
YOUR VOTE IS VERY IMPORTANT NO MATTER HOW FEW OR HOW MANY SHARES YOU OWN. PLEASE VOTE TODAY BY TELEPHONE, INTERNET OR BY SIGNING AND MAILING THE ENCLOSED PROXY CARD IN THE ENVELOPE PROVIDED.
Remember every share and every vote counts!
If you have any questions, please call our proxy solicitor, MacKenzie Partners, Inc., toll-free at (800) 322-2885 or collect at (212) 929-5500.
We appreciate your support and thank you in advance for voting promptly.
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary