AMCAT Syllabus-Exam Pattern and Sample Papers PDF 2015-16

AMCAT Syllabus-Exam Pattern and Sample Papers 2015: The Aspiring Minds Computer Adaptive Test, AMCAT is the exam conducted by Aspiring Minds for the Engineering graduates. The candidates with high technical skills can easily crack this exam. This exam is not only for any particular engineering stream, but for all the streams. 

The MNC IT companies like Cognizant (CTS), HCL, Accenture, Wipro and other leading companies will give job offers for people who are able to get through this exam. This test will improve the chance of employment and provide more career opportunities to talented engineering graduates.

AMCAT Exam Syllabus, Exam Pattern and Sample Papers 2015

AMCAT Exam Syllabus 2015:

There are two modules available,

1) Compulsory module
2) Optional module

1) Compulsory Modules List

A) Compulsory modules are given below,

English comprehension
Quantitative ability
Logical ability
AMPI (Aspiring Minds Personality Inventory)

B) Compulsory for general graduates

Attention to detail

C) Compulsory for management graduates


2) Optional Modules List

Computer literacy
Computer programming principles and application
Electronics and semiconductor
Civil engineering

AMCAT Exam Pattern:

This exam consists of the following modules. Each module for 900 marks.

Aptitude questions
Logical Reasoning
Verbal Reasoning

AMCAT Detailed Test Pattern:

A) Compulsory module – English comprehension

Fill in the blanks
Error detection
Subject verb agreement
Tenses and articles
Ordering sentences
Passage questions
Quantitative aptitude

B) Compulsory module – Quantitative ability 

Basic numbers, word problems, power and logarithms, permutation-combination basic probability is the major divisions in this section. The divisions from the major divisions are,

Problems on numbers
Time and work
Time and distances
Problem on ages
Profit and loss
Permutations and combinations

C) Compulsory module – Logical ability 

Deductive reasoning, inductive reasoning, abductive reasoning are the three major divisions. Under this following are the subdivisions.

Blood relation
Logical word sequence
Selection decision tables
Objective reasoning
Coding deductive logic
Analogy and classification pattern recognition
Data sufficiency
Number series
Critical Reasoning
AMPI (Aspiring Minds Personality Inventory)

This module is for checking your skill on personality, i.e., candidate activity in interaction.

A) Optional modules – computer programming

Data structures and algorithm

B) Optional modules – computer literacy

Basic software and internet
Hardware usage and organization

C) Optional modules – electronics and semiconductor

Analog electronics
Digital electronics

AMCAT Guidelines:

  • Each Module is of 900 marks.
  • Cannot Skip any question.
  • The candidate cannot go back to the Previous Question.
  • No Negative Marking.
  • No Calculators Allowed
  • Minimum questions to be answered per module is 16 to generate a score.
  • Every Module with a separate timer and leftover time will not be credited to another module.
  • Cannot Skip any module.
  • CS/IT/EC Students need to attempt at-least one module out of C++, Java, UNIX, SQL.
  • Students of other streams except CS/IT/EC can also attempt Computer
  • Programming though it is Optional will increase the visibility.
For AMCAT Registration

AMCET Sample Papers PDF Links:

For English Test
For Reasoning Test
For Quantitative Aptitude Test

Optional Subject Sample Papers PDF Links:

  • For Computer Programming
  • For Computer Science
  • For Electronics and Semiconductors
  • For Electrical Engineering
  • For Mechanical Engineering
  • For Instrumentation Engineering
  • For Telecommunication Engineering
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