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At most how long can you stay in bench? I had joined in Sept and then I was in a project for 3 months. Then I am on bench for last one month. Does staying too long on bench affect probation and ratings?

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It will impact your utill and eventually your appraisal. Ask your counsellor to get you allocated on a project. Your counsellor is answerable for your utill. If your counsellor doesn’t act, you can reach out to managers /senior manager for allocation.

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