Looking for AMCAT Syllabus, Exam patterns and question papers? AMCAT (Aspiring Minds Computer Adaptive Test) allows companies to identify talented people in a quick and efficient manner & the people to expose their skill to the companies. By having a standardized test (i.e. a common test taken by millions of candidates), scores can be quickly compared across multiple candidates allowing recruiters to quickly generate a shortlist of good candidates.

AMCAT syllabus

By performing well in the AMCAT, a good candidate can stand out amongst their peers.
AMCAT is inherently fair since every test taker is evaluated on same parameters. Hence hiring happens strictly on merit.


The AMCAT is a computer adaptive test which measures job applicants on critical areas like communication skills, logical reasoning, quantitative skills and job specific domain skills thus helping recruiters identify the suitability of a candidate.

Post the test, AMCAT also helps match candidates with suitable jobs based on their performance on the test.
AMCAT’s comprehensive feedback report helps you identify your strong and weak areas so that you can work to improve in highlighted areas or apply for specific industries/jobs where your strengths are better suited.
The AMCAT is fast emerging as an industry benchmark with 700+ companies using it as a compulsory testing mechanism for entry level roles. We work alongside industry leading names like Accenture, Snapdeal, Axis Bank, Tata Motors, ITC and many more. Our client list covers multiple industries like IT Services, Banking & Financial Services, Automobiles, Telecom etc.

There are thousands of small companies which are looking for good talent and provide great opportunities for growth. AMCAT works with more than 500 small and medium enterprises, helping you identify opportunities in companies which you would not typically approach.
Apart from industry, leading job search providers like LinkedIn and Monster.com accept the AMCAT test as an employability certification.

How to Apply:

1. Visit “www.myamcat.com” website
2. Register in the website by providing neccesary details
3. Log into your AMCAT account and schedule the date,session & location for your examination as per your comfort by paying the fee.
4. After completion of AMCAT test the score card along with the certificate will be available in your account(AMCAT) & your registered email.
5. The score will be in PDF format with deep analysis of your performance on each module along with your personality assesment.
6. Within no time after, you will start recieving call letters to your mail based on your performance in the test.
If you perform well you can get into “AMCAT toppers club” for which top scorers will be selected.
7. Details about Exam date’s & centres available will be visible to you through your AMCAT account while scheduling test.

There are so many people who got wonderful job oppurtunities through AMCAT. You can download sample papers for each module from the AMCAT official website mentioned above.

AMCAT syllabus 2017:

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AMCAT tests students from different fields in various domains with the help of an in-depth micro analysis in each domain. check AMCAT syllabus below:

AMCAT Aptitude Mock up Test

This quiz is for the graduates who’re looking to attend AMCAT Mock-up test.

AMCAT Logical Mock up Test

This quiz is for AMCAT Logical Mock-up test.

The test consists of various sections/modules which you can choose according to your profile or education background.
There are certain modules which are compulsory for everyone (Language and Aptitude Modules), whereas others are optional.
During the test, you will be given an option to select any two domain specific modules.
It is recommended to that you go through the module description and befitting job profiles before you go to take the AMCAT.

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Your choice of modules increases your visibility for particular kind of jobs, for instance, if you take the Programming Module, you will be visible to more IT companies whereas
taking a HR module will help you find HR profiles. It is best for you to go through the module list now and decide which optional modules you would like to take.


Compulsory Modules::

  • English
  • Quantitative Ability
  • Logical Ability
  • Aspiring Minds Personality Inventory (AMPI)
  • Attention To Detail (compulsory only for General Graduates)
  • Excel (compulsory only for Management Graduates)

General::(optional modules)

  1. Excel
  2. Computer Programming
  3. Physics
  4. Chemistry
  5. Basic Biology
  6. Marketing
  7. Finance and Accounting
  8. Banking & Financial Services
  9. Human Resources (HR)
  10. Operations
  11. Pharmaceutical Sciences
  12. Front Office
  13. Housekeeping
  14. Food Production
  15. Food and Beverage Service

Optional modules for Engineering Stream(select any two from below)

  • Computer Programming
  • Computer Science
  • Electronics and Semiconductors
  • Telecommunication
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Instrumentation Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Production Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Paint Technology
  • Polymer Technology
  • Chemistry

For Management Students::

  • Banking & Financial Services
  • Marketing
  • Human Resources (HR)
  • Operations
  • Basic Statistics

1.English Module Syllabus::

The module evaluates written English skills and is aimed at determining the candidate”s ability to understand (a) the written text (b) the spoken word and (c) the ability to communicate effectively through written documents.
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.
Number of Questions: 25, also see Interview Questions.
Module Duration: 25 min
Detailed AMCAT Syllabus:

Subject-Verb Agreement
Tenses and Articles
Prepositions and Conjunctions
Speech and Voices


Inferential and Literal Comprehension
Contextual Vocabulary
Comprehension ordering
2.Quantitative Ability Module Syllabus:

The module is ideal to evaluate the numerical ability of an individual and is available in both technical and non technical flavor.
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.
Number of Questions: 25 (for Engineering Graduates) / 16 (for MBA and General Graduates)
Module Duration: 35 min (for Engineering Graduates) / 16 min (for MBA and General Graduates)
Detailed AMCAT Syllabus:
Basic Mathematics
Numbers, decimal fractions and power
Applied Mathematics
Profit and Loss
Simple and Compound Interest
Time, Speed and Distance

Engineering Mathematics
Permutation and Combinations

3.Logical Ability Module Syllabus::

The module assesses capacity of an individual to interpret things objectively, to be able to perceive and interpret trends to make generalizations and be able to analyze assumptions behind an argument/statement.
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.
Number of Questions: 24
Module Duration: 35 min
Detailed Syllabus:
Deductive Reasoning

Coding deductive logic
Directional sense, Blood relations
Objective Reasoning
Selection decision tables
Inductive reasoning
Coding pattern and Number series pattern recognition
Analogy and Classification pattern recognition

Abductive Reasoning

Logical word sequence
Data sufficiency
4.AMPI Syllabus::

The module does an overall personality assessment of the candidate and is used to assess candidates in people-interaction and people-management roles.
Number of Questions: 80
Module Duration: 20 min
Detailed Syllabus:
AMPI: Aspiring Minds Personality Inventory is based on the five-factor model of Personality. AMPI measures five broad?based traits:

Openness to Experience

5.Attention To Detail Syllabus::

The module checks how thorough a candidate is in accomplishing a task with concern for all the aspects involved, no matter how small.
Befitting Job Functions/Profiles: Content Management, Quality Assurance, Banking Analyst, In house Lawyer, Designer – Fashion, Interior and Industrial, Business Analysts, Health Care, Engineers, etc.
Number of Questions: 25
Module Duration: 20 min
Detailed Syllabus:

Verbal ATD
Numerical ATD
Visual ATD

6.Excel Syllabus::

The module assesses, without bias, how efficiently a candidate can ?work? on excel instead of how well he ?knows or remembers? excel.
Befitting Job Functions/Profiles: Business Consultant, Business Analyst/Associate, Research Analyst/Associate, Accountant, etc.
Number of Questions: 23
Module Duration: 20 min
Detailed Syllabus:
MS Excel Basics

Formatting cells
Insertion, deletion
Page setup
Cut, copy, paste
Drop down

Data Analysis and Presentation
Managing worksheets and workbooks
Pivot table
Analyzing and organizing data
Basic formulae
Advanced excel
Sheet Protection.

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