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AMCAT 2016 Exam

Latest information on AMCAT 2016 exam with its notification, exam dates, eligibility, application form also including paper pattern, test centres and AMCAT result.

AMCAT or the Aspiring Minds Computer Adaptive Test is the first and only test for employment in the country. AMCAT is recognized by multiple IT and non-IT companies, which use its scores for selecting candidates for interviews and final placements. Taking this one test highlight your skills to several companies.

AMCAT Sample Papers

AMCAT 2016 Syllabus:-

English Comprehension:-

1. Synonyms/Antonyms/Word Meaning (Vocabloury)
2. Complete the Sentence (Grammar)
3. Spot error/Correct sentence (Grammar/sentence construction)
4. Sentence Ordering (Comprehension skills)
5. Questions based on passage (Comprehension skills)

Quantitative Ability:-

1. Basic Math Understanding and Algrebra: Decimals, fractions, powers, HCF, LCM, Solving equations, etc.
2. Word Problems
3. Understanding of Logarithms and exponents
4. Permutation and Combination, Probability

Reasoning and Logical Ability:-

1. Analogical Reasoning: Analogy and Classification questions
2. Deductive Logic: Statement-Conclusion, Statement-Assumption, Data-sufficiency type, Syllogisms, etc.
3. Pattern Recognition: Coding and Decoding Questions, Alphabet Test
4. Composition of Complex relations: Blood Relation, Direction Understanding, Logical Word Sequence
5. Reasoning Puzzles, Theme Detection

Computer Programming Principles and Application

This test is based on no particular programming language. The test is completely language independent and tests the programming and algorithm development concepts of the candidate. The topics include:

1. Structure and constructs of Computer Programs:-

a. Programming flow, Procedures, Functions and Arguments, Methods
b. Data-types, how data is stored in computers, input/outpu, manipulation, methods of referencing and assessing data (including pointers).
c. Iteration, decision-making, recursions
d. Algorithm Complexity: Space and time Complexity, Asymptotic Notation
e. Compilation, Linking and Execution; debugging, kinds of errors.

2. Data-structures and Basics Algorithms:-

a. Data Storage Methods: Linked lists, Arrays, Queues, Stacks, Trees, Heaps, Hash tables, graphs; Stress on which data structure to use for a given application
b. Data retrieval, Insertion of new data, merging of data from two data structures
c. Data search and sorting, Methods of array sorting and trade-off

3. Object Oriented Programming Concepts:-

a. Classes, objects and methods
b. Data Encapsulation, Data hiding, Inheritance
c. Polymorphism, Overloading, Abstraction

Computer Fundamentals:-

1. Basic Hardware Usage, Maintenance and Organisation
2. Operating System Usage
3. Basic Software and Internet

AMCAT is a 3 hour interactive test taken on a computer which presents questions based on the ability of the candidate taking the test, i.e., the level of the test increases as the number of questions answered correctly increases, and vice versa. This allows the assessment engine to pinpoint the exact ability level of each candidate in various modules.

AMCAT is currently offered for engineering and MBA students. AMCAT can be taken by pre-final, final year students and freshers (0-2 years experience). AMCAT will soon be available for Arts and Science graduates.

The AMCAT score is valid for 3 years from the day you take the test. You may take the test again after 3 years to have a valid score.


AMCAT tests the following modules specifically for MBAs:

    AMCAT English: Written English indispensible for analysts and corporate/institutional profiles.
    AMCAT Logical and Quantitative Ability: A must for business data analysis and data interpretation.
    Excel Skills: Excel is needed today for almost any business role.
    Personality: Our Personality Assessment is India's only personality inventory constructed on a sample of 30,000+ entry-level MBA graduates. It is used by several MNCs and large Indian companies to hire sales, customer service and operations personnel.
    Domain Modules: Modules in Finance, HR, Marketing and Operations to find the exact role fit for you.

AMCAT for Engineers

AMCAT tests the following modules specifically for Engineers:

    AMCAT English: The most widely used English test in the IT and KPO industry
    AMCAT Logical and Quantitative Ability: Proven to predict trainability and job performance in IT and Engineering Sector.
    Personality: Helpful to uncover skills for profiles of sales engineer and support engineer among other profiles.
    Domain Modules: Modules in Computer Programming, Electronics and Semiconductor, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Telecommunication and many more.

AMCAT for Graduates

AMCAT tests the following modules specifically for graduates:

    AMCAT English: Written English indispensible for all roles in the knowledge sector, specially MNCs.
    AMCAT Logical and Quantitative Ability: A must for analytic and commercial roles.
    Domain Modules: Modules in Excel, Accounting, Chemistry, Biology, Programming, Pharma and a suite of assessments for the hospitality sector in Front-Office, Housekeeping, Food Production and FnB roles. For those in BBA, AMCAT has modules in Finance, Marketing, HR and Operations.
    Personality: Know what job you will do well at and enjoy!

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