AMCAT is a employability test organized and conducted by aspiring minds which is a Technology assessment Organization. AMCAT stands for Aspiring Minds Computer Adaptive Test. This test is carried out in order to find the talented candidates across the country. This test is recoganized by the top companies like Godrej, Genpact, iGate, HCL comnet, ITC infotech, Tata motors, sapient, Sonata etc. So Candidates get a chance to work with small and large organizations across the country and also the companies get a chance to recruit quality candidates through AMCAT. Till now the exam has been carried out across 12 states in India. This test is not only conducted directly through AMCAT but also through the top campuses. Till now around 250 campuses has participated in AMCAT and around 35,000 candidates has been assessed. Currently this test is targetting candidates from Engineering, MBA, MCA, M.tech, BBA, BCA backgrounds. So computer knowledge is a must for AMCAT. Candidates are judged based on their domain knowledge, communication skill, logical and quantitative aptitude.
About Aspiring minds:
It is a great initiative from the part of aspiring minds to organize India's largest employability test - AMCAT. Aspiring minds is helping companies to short list and hire the best talents across the country. Companies are running short of time. It was a strain to recruit candidates directly from colleges through many rounds and interviews. Aspiring minds has helped companies to avoid the priliminary rounds required for the selection procedure. So that they have to conduct only one or two rounds of inteview for short listing the candidates as a result they can save lot of time. Aspiring minds is working forward to bring perfect assssment for various fields of education, training and employment. They help the companies to select the right candidate instead of the best candidates.
A good score in AMCAT test may open a new door into your life. AMCAT gives you information on employability as well as resources for enhancing your skills and confidence. The AMCAT score is valid for around three years and also the test can be written three times a year. Each year hundreds and thousands of candidates are selected for fresher job oppurtunities throughout India. In 2010 around 12000 students got job through AMCAT test. The exam is conducted at Aspiring minds center across India.
Advantages of AMCAT exam:
With AMCAT the freshers are getting a good oppurtunity to secure multiple jobs. It is similar to any entrance exam and all candidates are having equal job oppurtunity. It is upto the candidates to secure good AMCAT score and become eligible for the job oppurtunity. One important advantage is that, there will be no division or classification of students based on marks or percentage as in colleges. Here there is no such criteria regarding percentage or college. The job selection may not be for the best candidates or top candidates. It is for the right candidate. So everybody can show their talents. All job does not require toppers. In order to get the best job oppurtunity, patent pending job matching is made available. Job oppurtunities are available in almost all sectors including IT, pharmacy, financing, ITes, manufacturing and retailing sectors. It help colleges to improve the placement oppurtunity and also helps in improving the employability of students. Through AMCAT colleges get more closer to companies as a result long term relationships are established between colleges and the top companies. The exam helps colleges to get a datailed report on skills and knowlegde of students and provide suggestions to improve students employability. Equal job oppurtunities for candidates in mass recruiting companies as well as small and medium size companies. One of the advantage of taking the AMCAT test is that the candidates will get a feedback of their skills and knowledge and hence they can improve themselves each time. There is oppurtunity for performing better each time they take the test.
How to take the test:
Currently AMCAT examination is limited to only engineering and MBA students, but in future it will be extended to all graduate programs. The examination fees for AMCAT is Rs.425. The online payment can be done using either credit card, debit card or net banking. Other option for payment is through DD. For more details visit AMCAT Employability test- Official website. India study channel is working hard to avail concession for ISC members. Also, there may be provision for cash back in the comming years. For more details visit AMCAT Employability Test through ISC. Join India Study Channel today itself, become a member and avail the offers available to you.
Aspiring Minds office address:
1. 323 Udyog Vihar, Phase 2
Pin code: 122016
Phone:0124 – 414 8777
Fax: 0124 – 414 8027
Website: Official website of AMCAT
2. Aspiring Minds Assessment Pvt Ltd
# 84 Koramangala Industrial Layout
5th Block, 3rd Cross, Koramangala
(near Jyoti College)
Pi code: 560095
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