FORM 5UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

ANNUAL STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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Form 3 Holdings Reported.
  
Form 4 Transactions Reported.
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
KLEIN JOHN E

(Last)(First)(Middle)
C/O COGNIZANT TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS CORP., 500 FRANK W. BURR BLVD

(Street)
TEANECKNJ07666

(City)(State)(Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
COGNIZANT TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS CORP [CTSH]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
XDirector10% Owner
Officer (give title below)XOther (specify below)
Chairman of the Board
3. Statement for Issuer's Fiscal Year Ended (Month/Day/Year)
12/31/2012
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
XForm filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3)2. Transaction Date(Month/Day/Year)2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any(Month/Day/Year)3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Amount(A) or (D)Price
Class A Common Stock 12/14/2012   G 170,623 D $ 0 247,277 D  
Class A Common Stock 12/14/2012   G 68,936 A $ 0 68,936 I By the John E Klein Family 2012 Irrevocable Trust
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Excercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year)3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any(Month/Day/Year)4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
(A)(D)Date ExercisableExpiration DateTitleAmount or Number of Shares
Reporting Owner Name / AddressRelationships
Director10% OwnerOfficerOther
KLEIN JOHN E
C/O COGNIZANT TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS CORP.
500 FRANK W. BURR BLVD
TEANECK, NJ 07666
  X       Chairman of the Board
Explanation of Responses:
/s/ Steven Schwartz, on behalf of John E. Klein, by power of attorney01/23/2013
** Signature of Reporting PersonDate
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