AMCAT

September 14, 2017 | Author: sai | Category: Test (Assessment), Subroutine, Mathematics, Physics & Mathematics, Cognition
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ABOUT AMCAT AMCAT is a test conducted by Aspiring Minds to assess the student quality and their employability in the industry. AMCAT is used as a screening tool for entry level job selection by many banks, IT companies. A good AMCAT score is mandatory for the candidates to go to the next round of selection. The test score acts as a benchmark for the students to showcase their skills and abilities in a particular field. AMCAT test has compulsory as well as optional modules. The first 4 modules given below in the table are compulsory modules. Attention to detail is compulsory only for non-Engineering graduates. Computer programming is taken as an optional module by students wanting jobs with IT companies. Other optional modules are available and students can choose the same according to their field of specializations. (The details of optional modules is available in the AMCAT website) AMCAT test covers the main areas in aptitude as follows. SECTIONS

MODULE

I

VERBAL ABILITY

II

QUANTITATIVE ABILITY

III

REASONING ABILITY

IV

PERSONALITY INVENTORY

V

ATTENTION TO DETAIL

VI

COMPUTER PROGRAMMING

AMCAT SYLLABUS AND SCORE INTERPRETATIONS: VERBAL ABILITY The Verbal section of AMCAT 2016 Exam has 25 questions that needs to be answered in 25 minutes. A good score in this section indicates the following 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. The Major topics to focus in this section are as follows.

Vocabulary Synonyms Antonyms Grammar Subject-Verb Agreement Tenses and Articles Prepositions and Conjunctions Speech and Voices Comprehension Inferential and Literal Comprehension Contextual Vocabulary Comprehension ordering

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QUANTITATIVE ABILITY The quantitative section of AMCAT 2016 Exam has 25 questions that needs to be answered in 35 minutes. A good score in this section indicates the following 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. The Major topics to focus in this section are as follows.

Basic Mathematics Divisibility, HCF and LCM Numbers, decimal fractions and power Averages, Ratios Applied Mathematics Profit and Loss, percentages Simple and Compound Interest Time, Speed and Distance, Time & Work Algebra Engineering Mathematics Permutations and Combinations Probability

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REASONING ABILITY The Reasoning section of the AMCAT 2016 exam has 24 questions that needs to be answered in 35 minutes. A good score in this section indicates the following 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. The Major topics to focus in this section are as follows.

Deductive Reasoning Coding deductive logic Directional sense, Blood relations Objective Reasoning Selection decision tables Puzzles

Inductive reasoning Coding pattern and Number series pattern recognition Analogy and Classification pattern recognition

Abductive Reasoning Logical word sequence Data sufficiency

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COMPUTER PROGRAMMING The Computer programming section of the AMCAT 2016 exam has 25 questions that needs to be answered in 35 minutes

A good score in this section indicates the following befitting Job Functions/Profiles: Technical Support Executive, Computer Engineer, Software Developer Web, System s/w, Product, Trainee, Testing Engineer, Research Engineer, Content Developer-IT, IT Recruiter, etc The major topics to focus in this section are as follows.

Basic Programming Data types Iteration, recursion, decision Procedure, functions and scope OOPS Polymorphism Abstraction and encapsulation

Data Structures Arrays, linked lists, stacks , queues, hash tables, heaps Miscellaneous Searching and sorting, complexity theory

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PERSONALITY INVENTORY The Personality inventory section of the AMCAT 2016 exam has 80 questions that needs to be answered in 20 minutes. This is a compulsory module in AMCAT which assesses candidates on their people interaction and people management roles. This section is based on the five-factor model of Personality. AMPI measures five broad based traits.     

Extraversion Conscientiousness Neuroticism Openness to Experience Agreeableness

The Personality Inventory does not require any preparation and you don’t need to overthink your responses. There is no right or wrong answer. The inventory highlights behavior in specific situations which identifies your strong points and provides a window to work on your opportunity areas. Keeping in mind the number of questions that need to be answered within a stipulated time period, it is most effective when you go with your first instinct to get a holistic report.

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ATTENTION TO DETAIL( Compulsory Only for non engineering graduates)

The Attention to details section of the AMCAT 2016 exam has 25 questions that needs to be answered in 20 minutes. A good score in this section indicates the following befitting Job Functions/Profiles: This module will be relevant for almost all profiles such as Content Management, Quality Assurance, Banking Analyst, In house Lawyer, Designer - Fashion, Interior and Industrial, Business Analysts, Health Care, Engineers, etc.

The Major topics to focus in this section are as follows.

Attention To Details Verbal ATD Numerical ATD Visual ATD

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