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AMCAT is a test conducted by Aspiring Minds to assess the student quality and their
employability in the industry. AMCAT is used as a screening tool for entry level job selection by
many banks, IT companies. A good AMCAT score is mandatory for the candidates to go to the
next round of selection. The test score acts as a benchmark for the students to showcase their
skills and abilities in a particular field. AMCAT test has compulsory as well as optional modules.
The first 4 modules given below in the table are compulsory modules. Attention to detail is
compulsory only for non-Engineering graduates. Computer programming is taken as an optional
module by students wanting jobs with IT companies. Other optional modules are available and
students can choose the same according to their field of specializations. (The details of optional
modules is available in the AMCAT website)

AMCAT test covers the main areas in aptitude as follows.

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AMCAT SYLLABUS AND SCORE INTERPRETATIONS:

VERBAL ABILITY

The Verbal section of AMCAT 2016 Exam has 25 questions that needs to be answered in 25
minutes.

A good score in this section indicates the following befitting Job Functions/Profiles: This
module will be relevant for almost all profiles such as Business Consulting, HR/Admin,
iTeS/BPO, Marketing, Engineering, Sales and Customer Management, IT, Hotel Management,
Life Sciences, Content Development, etc.

The Major topics to focus in this section are as follows.







































Vocabulary

Synonyms

Antonyms

Grammar

Subject-Verb Agreement

Tenses and Articles

Prepositions and Conjunctions

Speech and Voices

Comprehension

Inferential and Literal Comprehension

Contextual Vocabulary

Comprehension ordering

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QUANTITATIVE ABILITY

The quantitative section of AMCAT 2016 Exam has 25 questions that needs to be answered in
35 minutes.

A good score in this section indicates the following befitting Job Functions/Profiles: This
module will be relevant for almost all profiles such as Content Development, Business
Consulting, HR/Admin, iTeS/BPO, Marketing, Engineering, Sales and Customer Management, IT,
Hotel Management, Life Sciences, etc.

The Major topics to focus in this section are as follows.







































Basic Mathematics

Divisibility, HCF and LCM

Numbers, decimal fractions and power

Averages, Ratios

Applied Mathematics

Profit and Loss, percentages

Simple and Compound Interest

Time, Speed and Distance, Time & Work

Algebra

Engineering Mathematics

Permutations and Combinations

Probability

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REASONING ABILITY

The Reasoning section of the AMCAT 2016 exam has 24 questions that needs to be answered in
35 minutes.

A good score in this section indicates the following befitting Job Functions/Profiles: This
module will be relevant for almost all profiles such as Content Development, Business
Consulting, HR/Admin, iTeS/BPO, Marketing, Engineering, Sales and Customer Management, IT,
Hotel Management, Life Sciences, etc.

The Major topics to focus in this section are as follows.







































Deductive Reasoning

Coding deductive logic

Directional sense, Blood relations

Objective Reasoning

Selection decision tables

Puzzles

Inductive reasoning

Coding pattern and Number series pattern recognition

Analogy and Classification pattern recognition

Abductive Reasoning

Logical word sequence

Data sufficiency

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COMPUTER PROGRAMMING

The Computer programming section of the AMCAT 2016 exam has 25 questions that needs to be
answered in 35 minutes

A good score in this section indicates the following befitting Job Functions/Profiles:
Technical Support Executive, Computer Engineer, Software Developer Web, System s/w,
Product, Trainee, Testing Engineer, Research Engineer, Content Developer-IT, IT
Recruiter, etc

The major topics to focus in this section are as follows.







































Basic Programming

Data types

Iteration, recursion, decision

Procedure, functions and scope

OOPS

Polymorphism

Abstraction and encapsulation

Data Structures

Arrays, linked lists, stacks , queues, hash tables, heaps

Miscellaneous

Searching and sorting, complexity theory

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PERSONALITY INVENTORY

The Personality inventory section of the AMCAT 2016 exam has 80 questions that needs to be
answered in 20 minutes. This is a compulsory module in AMCAT which assesses candidates on
their people interaction and people management roles.

This section is based on the five-factor model of Personality. AMPI measures five broad based
traits.

 Extraversion

 Conscientiousness

 Neuroticism
 Openness to Experience

 Agreeableness

The Personality Inventory does not require any preparation and you don’t need to overthink your
responses. There is no right or wrong answer. The inventory highlights behavior in specific
situations which identifies your strong points and provides a window to work on your opportunity
areas. Keeping in mind the number of questions that need to be answered within a stipulated
time period, it is most effective when you go with your first instinct to get a holistic report.

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ATTENTION TO DETAIL( Compulsory Only for non engineering graduates)


The Attention to details section of the AMCAT 2016 exam has 25 questions that needs to be
answered in 20 minutes.

A good score in this section indicates the following befitting Job Functions/Profiles: This
module will be relevant for almost all profiles such as Content Management, Quality Assurance,
Banking Analyst, In house Lawyer, Designer - Fashion, Interior and Industrial, Business Analysts,
Health Care, Engineers, etc.


The Major topics to focus in this section are as follows.




Attention To Details

Verbal ATD

Numerical ATD

Visual ATD

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