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Aspiring Minds Computer Adaptive test (AMCAT)

AMCAT: It stands for Aspiring Minds Computer Adaptive test (AMCAT) conducted by AM. Its structure tests students in different fields so as to understand the skills of every student, with the help of an in-depth micro analysis in each section. This test is for fresh MBAs, Engineers and other graduates (BA, Bsc, BCom).It is conducted throughout India. And its score is accepted across 60 leading corporate that recruit more than 50000 students every year.

Exam Pattern: There are three compulsory modules which every student needs to answer

  • English Comprehension
  • Quantitative Ability
  • Reasoning and Logical Ability

Three optional modules out of which, the students can choose 1 or more modules.

  • Computer Programming Principles & Application
  • Electronics & Semiconductor
  • Basics of Computer Maintenance & Usage

There is no negative marking in test.

*Different companies use different combinations of scores to screen candidates for interview. Thus even if you do not perform well in all modules, you have a fair chance of an interview call.

Time Duration: Depending on the number of modules, the time of the test varies.

Companies accepting AMCAT Score: More than 250 companies accept amcat score some of them are GENPACT, ERICSSON, TATA MOTORS, HCL COMMNET, TALLY ect.

Interview call: You will be called by good companies if you score well(above 85 percentile, the score is considered good) and you should have atleast 60% or above in degree.

Syllabus of test: 



English Comprehension
  • Synonyms/Antonyms/Word Meaning (Vocabulary)
  • Complete the Sentence (Grammar)
  • Spot error/Correct sentence (Grammar/sentence construction)
  • Sentence Ordering (Comprehension skills)
  • Questions based on passage (Comprehension skills)
Quantitative Aptitude
  • Logarithms
  • HCF and LCM, Divisibility
  • Power
  • Numbers, Decimal Fractions
  • Permutations and Combinations, Probability
  • Word Problem: Profit, Interest, Inverse
Reasoning And Logical ability
  • Analogy Pattern Recognition
  • Classification Pattern Recognition
  • Coding Pattern Recognition
  • Number Series Pattern Recognition
  • Direction sense, Blood relations, CDL
  • Puzzles, Logical word sequence
  • Selection decision table
  • Data sufficiency
  • Objective reasoning
Computer Programming
  • Basic Programming: Iteration, recursion, decision-making Compilation, execution, errors,Data types,Complexity
  • Data structures:Graph, Hash, Heap, Linked list
  • OOPS
  • Procedures, functions, Scope Search & sorting, Queue, Sorting, Stacks, Trees

 For Sample questions of test: click here 

To Register for AMCAT: click here  

Test Fee: Rs 843/- currently. Fee may change from time to time.

37 Comments on Aspiring Minds Computer Adaptive test (AMCAT)

  1. I have 60% marks in hons. subject(comp. sc.) but not in aggregate (including pass subjects math and physics).. Am I eligible for this test?

  2. for how many marks is amcat conducted?

  3. Total marks of Examination of AMCAT is 900 Three compulsory (1.English Comprehensive, 2. Quantitative Ability and 3. Logical Ability) and Optional (Your core one).

  4. Does optional module affect my recruitment?

  5. what is the marks criteria to apply AMCAT exam for MBA

  6. i hav scored
    english- 90.3 percentile
    quantitative-83.1 percntile
    logical-85.1 prcntl
    computer programing-55.1 percentil
    computer science-97.4 percentile

    should i expct call form good companies other than bpo?

    • do you remember as to how many questions you answered correctly in english so you got such a high score and what all topics did you focus on?

    • Mohammad Fayaz // November 26, 2014 at 10:56 am // Reply

      hai ruchi ji, you have good scores in
      can u plz suggest me how to
      prepare for this amcat exam..could u
      plz forward me.
      some practice papers/website

  7. i am doing my final year…..i have one standing arear… i eligible for this exam???

  8. I have scored 53 and 522% in my 10th and 12th exam but scored 72% in Let know m i eligible to apply

  9. i have scored
    English 32.6%
    Quantitative Ability 43.1%
    Logical Ability 26%
    Computer Programming 61.9%
    Electronics & Semiconductor Engineering 55.9%
    can i expect call for the interview ?

  10. if u dnt mine will u send me a one full previous sample paper&how many marks does amcat will conduct…..

  11. tel me xact portion for quant..plz…i hv amcat xam on aug 9

  12. i want to know how many question in each section i mean in programming in vebal n appitude n reasoning total how many question n how many marks

  13. shaik farhana // August 30, 2014 at 6:45 am // Reply

    hi, i have registered for mindtree off campus. I am from ECE backgroud, which test i have to take? either electronics or computer science. pls reply me friends

  14. i want to know how many and which subject are optional for information technology in engg branch plz tell me sir… me at

  15. i am btech in electrical 2013 passout.
    am i eligible for this test?

  16. hiee…… from ECE 2014 passout.tell me exact syllabus of amcat exam i.e english..quantitative aptitude (tech and non tech).logical reasoning.and electronics semiconductors and telecommunication.

  17. hiee…… from ECE 2014 passout.tell me exact syllabus of amcat exam i.e english..quantitative aptitude (tech and non tech).logical reasoning.and electronics semiconductors and telecommunication.and having exam on oct 1st…stil i ahve to prepare on dat……plzz help me out……

  18. hey,I got AMCAT score as per following,
    I am 2014 ECE passout..
    English 99
    Computer Programming 62
    Logical Ability 84
    Telecommunication Engineering 100
    Quantitative Ability 100
    can expect calls from companies?

    • hey devank, congratulations for your score. i want to give my amcat exam too , and i am too a 2014 cse passout. so can you help me your score is really good. my weak section is quantitative . i want to know which books have you followed . and which books may come handy for me.

  19. thanx mounika
    for starting level you can refer r.s.agrawal book for quant.I guess it is sufficient.

  20. I have scored
    English 94
    Quantitative Ability 64
    Logical Ability 78
    Computer Programming 74
    Can someone tell me
    whether i will get call from good companies and If yes then after how much time..?

  21. hai, you have good scores in amcat.can u plz suggest me how to prepare for this amcat exam..could u plz forward me.some practice website

  22. hai ruchi, you have good scores in amcat.can u plz suggest me how to prepare for this amcat exam..could u plz forward me.some practice website

  23. Naveen Kumar // December 1, 2014 at 6:17 pm // Reply

    sir ,
    i am from computer science . ihv just given the amcat exam . in which 4 paper were in the compulsary par … and i hv also attempted the optional module(computer science ) although it was not neccessary module to be attempted .
    and the optional module paper was not good at all .. bt the main paper was very very good ..
    does it affect the score.. i am asking this question becoz the 4 compulsary paper was very good bt one more optional paper was not gud although it was not neccessary to be attempted bcause i hv already attempted 4 paper .

  24. can you please tell me the marking scheme of each section?
    and how’s the distribution of marks?

  25. please tell me the section wise marks distribution, and no. of questions present in each section.

  26. chandra sekhar // January 24, 2015 at 4:52 pm // Reply

    i belongs to mechanical background so if i choose mechanical or computrr programming as optionsl then its score will effects in the recruitment process plesse give me suggestions

  27. Nandini Murthy H N // February 19, 2015 at 6:31 am // Reply

    my graduation percentage is 55 can i take up the AMCAT exam??? Please do let me knw

  28. KARTHIKEYAN S // March 10, 2015 at 4:41 am // Reply

    My self KARTHIKEYAN S, completed b.e.ece and I had applied for amcat..hw many marks for compulsory and marks fr two optional subject electronics and programming

  29. Hai I’m Monisha can I know how many options I need to select in optional module and I’m Ece student

  30. Nikhil Dhote // March 25, 2016 at 4:49 pm // Reply

    I dont have 60% in graduation (B.Tech)(Electronics Engg)
    Can I take AMCAT?

  31. Payel Kayal // March 30, 2016 at 6:05 am // Reply

    Hi.. I’m Payel. Could you tell me how many optional subject i have to take in AMCAT test?

  32. Shaik Imtiyaz ali // July 29, 2016 at 12:55 pm // Reply

    Hiii guyz … Can any one tell me how can I get good score in amcat…which books should be refer for amcat .

    Do they hire students who have written amcat xam ???

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