What is employability test?Employability Test or employment eligibility test is a standardized testing process to identify the talent / skills of graduates of various streams who are provided an opportunity to prove their talent in the present competitive world. The test is conducted to assess the potential of the candidate through a standardized measure regardless of their rankings in the university. All the final year students / those who completed their final year and are in a look for a job or those who want to promote themselves in their related industry are eligible to take this test.
About AMCATAMCAT - Aspiring Minds Computer Adaptive Test - is India's first employability test that is recognized by over 50+ companies. It is a multi-dimensional computer based online test on aptitude, personality and skill of a candidate and is taken by the job-seekers for properly placing themselves in the corporate sector. This is a national level test which provides statistically-valid multi-dimensional skill assessment to judge the employment suitability of a large pool of candidates.
It is a standardized test to assess the aptitude of the candidate through Aspiring Minds Personality Inventory (APMI) modules. AMCAT is the largest employability test in India and it is a nation-wide test which is at reach across 12 states and provides an opportunity to the job-seekers as well as the companies for placing the right candidate in the right place. It helps in connecting the candidates with the organizations
Benefits on taking the test
How AMCAT functions?AMCAT tests the skills and aptitudes of the jobseekers and makes the candidate suitable for several types of jobs available in the market. The test creates the most suitable job profile of a candidate which helps an organisation to recruit a prospective candidate with ease without further testing the candidate. Based on a number of criteria, AMCAT tests the suitability of the candidate for various job sectors.
Based on the test scores of AMCAT Employability Test, an increasing number of organizations hire employees and thus increases the job prospects of candidates. The test that is conducted every month opens avenues for candidates and a better choice for recruiters who look for the best in the field and provides the job seekers a platform to improve their chances of employability. The comprehensive online test judges the candidates in all the required fields and helps the employers in doing away with further assessment at the time of recruitment. Recently, the test has gained much popularity among job seekers as well as the employers as it is making the recruitment process much easier for both. Companies who are in look for individuals with specific profiles find it much easier to pick the right candidate as the candidate has already gone through a scrutiny through AMCAT.
To register to appear for the testCandidates are required to register themselves online for taking the test. The process of registration is online which is free of cost, the candidates need to register with the official website of AMCAT and thereby fill in all the required columns in the given form. Presently there is registration under three categories viz. AMCAT for engineers, AMCAT for graduates and AMCAT for MBA graduates. On completion of the registration process, the candidate is given a unique 16-digit AMCAT id which has be used for future correspondence / references.
After completing the process of registration the candidate needs to select a date for scheduling the online test and after scheduling the date, the payment of fee has to be made online.
Details of feePresently, the fees for AMCAT is 425 INR per candidate which can be paid online or a crossed demand draft can to sent to the following address:
The corporate office of the Aspiring Minds is at
323 Udyog Vihar, Phase 2
Gurgaon - 122016
Ph: 0124 – 414 8777
Fax: 0124 – 414 8027
Aspiring Minds Assessment Pvt Ltd
# 84 Koramangala Industrial Layout
5th Block, 3rd Cross, Koramangala
(near Jyoti College)
Bangalore – 560095
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Pattern of the testAMCAT is a three-hour computer-based adaptive test that is taken online by the candidates. The test comprises of Aptitude in (i)English, Quantitative Ability and Logical Ability and (ii)AMPI - Aspiring Minds Personality Inventory modules which is compulsory. There are three aspects of the test viz. aptitude, skill and personality.
It is an adaptive test which means it is adaptable and gets tougher or easier based on the candidate's answer to the previous question. If a candidate answers a question correctly, the next question becomes tougher and for a wrong answer the next question becomes easier. Such a computer based adaptive test enables to measure the exact ability of the candidate in the subject that is being tested. And the score of the candidate depends on the level of questions that were attempted correctly by the test-taker. To ensure a good score in the test, the candidate needs to be sincere in answering.
There will be an additional skill-specific module which is required for jobs in different sectors. These skill specific modules are in the fields of Computer Programming, Electronics and Communication, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Accounts, Marketing, Human Resources, Financial Services, etc. Candidates are required to choose the skill modules based on their education and/or interest.
Format of the testThere are two modules of the test. Module I is compulsory and it tests the aptitude and personality skills of the candidate while module II is optional and tests the knowledge of the candidate and the candidate has the option to choose depending on his / her capacity.
Module I (compulsory):
Module II (Optional):
Advantages on taking the test
On shortlisting the candidate's name by a company for further interviewing, Aspiring Minds informs the candidate through a mail / message. The AMCAT score of a candidate is valid for a period of three years. And within this period of time a candidate could be able to place himself / herself with a good organization with a fat pay package. Hence it is advisable to all the deserving candidates to take AMCAT Employability Test.
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Its really good for all the freshers like me to get a job in any desire company because this is the platform where you can appear for written exams of lot many companies at once and got through it.