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AMCAT (Aspiring Minds Computer Adaptive Test) - Guidelines and Benefits
This resource about an Employability test, AMCAT, for all who searching for jobs, fresher, who seeks high profiled jobs, who wants to assess their skills. One can apply to this test and make use this as a way for placement in various IT and Non-IT companies. This enables you to assess your skills and make you to know about your strongness and weakness on various skills.
AMCAT is abbreviated form of Aspiring Minds Computer Adaptive test , which is recognized by various IT and Non-IT Companies. The test score considered as the potential skill of an individual. Many IT, ITeS and Core companies use AMCAT for selecting the candidates for interview and placements.
Who developed AMCAT?
The test and Technology was developed by alumni of IIT, Delhi and MIT, Boston, USA. The technology works on high statistics in order to assess the skills of individuals in various modules like English Comprehension, Quantitative ability, Logical ability, Computer basics & programming, Electronics, Banking and various domain modules.
At present this employment test team has a management team consists of alumni of MIT and IIT, it also has a board of advisors consisting of professors from University of Delhi- Aspiring minds and also from Harvard University & MIT.
Eligibility Criteria for AMCAT
AMCAT is open for candidates of all academic backgrounds and work experience. The basic eligibility criteria for appearing in AMCAT is your wish to appear in the test and test your skill. There is no eligibility criteria to take the AMCAT. You should not have given the AMCAT in the last 3 months. There is no restriction in terms of percentage of marks.
Various modules in AMCAT test
English Comprehension, Quantitative ability, Personality and Reasoning & Logical ability are the three compulsory modules in AMCAT. Whereas, Computer programming principles and Application, Electronics& Semiconductor, Mechanical Engineering, Human Resource, Marketing, Finance, Computer fundamentals, etc are optional modules.
How to prepare for AMCAT
There is no need of sleepless preparation for this test. This is just a test to assess your skill and what you have learnt in the past. Just one week before appearing to the test, brush up your technical knowledge, whatever you have learnt in the past. After applying on the website of AMCAT, you could find various sample questions, which would give you a detailed idea about the test.
How to apply for AMCAT
One has to register online in the website for AMCAT (http://www.myamcat.com/) in order to appear in the AMCAT. They will send a mail with User ID and Password for future login. The test cost Rs.400 (+Rs.25 for Online Processing). You can pay online using Credit/Debit cards, Internet banking or by sending a demand draft. Online payment is the fastest way to reserve your slot and getting admit card. Even if you go for registration through http://www.aspiringminds.in/, further the link will go to http://www.myamcat.com/. So, there is no difference in applying for AMCAT between these sites.
Benefits of AMCAT
1.Interview opportunities with various high profiled companies.
2.Skill gap analysis report by AMCAT would provide information about what does the individual have and what is deficient.
3.Aspiring Minds helped over 12,000 freshers to get job on merit in the year 2010.
4.The validity of AMCAT score is three years.
5.You can again apply for AMCAT test in next three months and your latest score will be updated immediately to the companies.
6.There is no percentage or college criteria to apply or to get jobs.
7.Aspiring Minds measures five broad–based traits: Extraversion, Conscientiousness, Emotional Stability, Openness to Experience and Agreeableness.
8.Seven stroke feedback report enables the individual to know why a company short listed him and why he was not short listed.
9.Personalised feedback and test score in just five days after the test.
10.A good AMCAT score on the resume can help candidates to get shortlisted when they apply to companies.
11.There is no negative marking in the test.
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