Washington, D.C. 20549


                                    FORM 8-K

                                 CURRENT REPORT

                     PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE

                         SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

         Date of report (Date of earliest event reported) April 20, 2004

                   Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation
               (Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

    Delaware                           0-24429                  13-3728359
(State or Other Jurisdiction    (Commission File Number)      (IRS Employer
    of Incorporation)                                       Identification No.)

500 Glenpointe Centre West
Teaneck, New Jersey                                                07666
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)                       (Zip Code)

                                 (201) 801-0233
                         (Registrant's telephone number,
                              including area code)

          (Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

Item 7. Financial Statements, Pro Forma Financial Information and Exhibits.

     (c) Exhibits.

         Exhibit No.       Description
         ----------        -----------

           99.1            Press Release of Cognizant Technology Solutions
                           Corporation dated April 20, 2004.

Item 12. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

     On April 20, 2004, Cognizant Technology Solutions  Corporation,  a Delaware
corporation  (the  "Company"),  issued a press  release to report the  Company's
financial  results for the quarter  ended March 31,  2004.  The full text of the
press release is attached to this current report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.1.

     The  information  in this Form 8-K shall not be deemed "filed" for purposes
of Section 18 of the  Securities  Exchange Act of 1934 (the  "Exchange  Act") or
otherwise  subject to the  liabilities  of that section,  nor shall it be deemed
incorporated  by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933 or the
Exchange  Act,  except as  expressly  set forth by specific  reference in such a


     Pursuant to the  requirements  of the Securities  Exchange Act of 1934, the
registrant  has duly  caused  this  report  to be  signed  on its  behalf by the
undersigned, hereunto duly authorized.

                            COGNIZANT TECHNOLOGY
                            SOLUTIONS CORPORATION

                            By:  /s/ Gordon Coburn
                               Name:  Gordon Coburn
                               Title: Executive Vice President, Chief
                                      Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary

Date:  April 20, 2004