AMCAT 2020

AMCAT which stands for Aspiring Minds Computer Adaptive Test is an employability assessment test for fresher candidates which assess the aptitude, reasoning and technical skills of students. AMCAT is a statistical assessment platform to provide the skill measurements for each student who takes up the test.

Candidates are advised to keep the updated information regarding latest job offering. In this article we are going to discuss steps involved in AMCAT Exam Registration in detail. Also you can know here how to get discount while registering for amcat test.

AMCAT 2020 Exam Pattern

Amcat test consists of various sections/ modules which you can choose according to your profile or education background. There are few modules (mentioned below) which are compulsory whereas others are optional. When you will give amcat test then it will ask you for the option to select two domain Specific modules. Please remember you choice of modules gives you that kind of jobs only. Like suppose you have opted for Java Programming then you will get maximum calls for Java Developer whereas taking a HR module will help you find HR profiles.

Paper Name

Number of questions


Total Marks

English Comprehensive Paper


16 min


Quantitative Ability Paper


18 min


Logical Ability & Reasoning Paper


16 min


Optional Module Paper



Total AMCAT Marks



Compulsory Modules in AMCAT Exam

These are the compulsory modules in amcat which you need to attend to pass the amcat exam.

  • English
  • Quantitative Ability Tech
  • Logical Ability
  • Aspiring Minds Personality Inventory (AMPI)
  • Information Gathering & Synthesis
  • Excel (compulsory only for Management Graduates)

These are the Optional modules in amcat exam which you may attend in amcat exam. Please remember, you will get jobs on which kind of optional module you choose.Optional Modules In AMCAT Exam

Engineering optional Modules:

  • Computer Programming
  • Computer Science
  • Electronics and Semiconductors
  • Telecommunication
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Instrumentation Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Production Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Paint Technology
  • Polymer Technology
  • Chemistry

Management Optional Modules

  • Banking & Financial Services
  • Marketing
  • Human Resources (HR)
  • Operations
  • Basic Statistics

General Optional Modules

  • Food and Beverage Service
  • Culinary Skills
  • Housekeeping
  • Front Office
  • Excel etc

AMCAT 2020  Syllabus

Subject Wise (Updated)

English Syllabus 2020

The applicant has to answer 18 questions in 16 minutes. The questions are designed to check the writing format of the students, the spoken English and the ability to communicate through written documents. This is benefited for all profiles such as Business Consulting, HR/Admin, iTeS/BPO, Marketing, engineering, Sales and Customer Management, IT, Hotel management, Life Management< Life Sciences, Content Development, etc.

AMCAT Detailed English Syllabus

In vocabulary the candidates has to answer

  • Synonymns
  • Antonyms
  • Contextual Vocabulary

In Grammar

  • Error Identification
  • Sentence Improvement and Construction


  • Reading Comprehension

Quantitative Ability Syllabus 2020

It has 16 questions and total time allotted is 18 minutes. Its detailed syllabus is

  • Basic Mathematics
  • Divisibility
  • HCF and LCM
  • Number, decimal fractions and power

Applied Mathematics

  • Profit and Loss
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Time, Speed and Distance
  • Inverse

Engineering Mathematics

  • Logarithms
  • Permutation and Combinations
  • Probability

Logical Ability Syllabus 2020

This module checks the capacity of an individual to change the things objectively an able to analyse assumptions behind an argument or statement.

It includes 14 questions and total time allotted is 16 minutes.

Detailed syllabus for this is

Deductive Reasoning

  • Coding Deductive logic
  • Data Sufficiency, Directional Sense, Logical Word Sequence
  • 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

Aspiring Minds Personality Inventory(AMPI) 2020

This module checks an overall personality assessment of the candidate and it checks the the role of people interaction and the management skills.

Total number of questions are 90 and time allotted is 20 minutes.

The detailed syllabus Of AMPI is

It checks the student in five ways-

  • Extraversion
  • Conscientiousness
  • Neuroticism
  • Openness to Experience
  • Agreeableness

In Information Gathering and Synthesis

This module checks the accomplishment task of the students. This includes the students of Content Management, Quality Assurance, Banking Analyst, In house Lawyer, Fashion Designer etc.

The questions for this module are 15 and time is of 20 minutes

Details of this are as follows-

  • Data Interpretation
  • Information Ordering
  • Rule Based Selection and Locating Information

In Excel (it is compulsory for Management Graduates)

This module checks the efficiency of the candidates in excel.  It includes business consultant, business analyst/associates, Research Analyst etc.

The total number of questions are 23 and it includes 20 minutes.

Detailed syllabus

MS Excel Basics

  • Formatting cells
  • Insertion, deletion,
  • Page setup,
  • Cut, copy, paste

Data Analysis and Presentation

  • Managing worksheets and workbooks
  • Pivot table
  • Analyzing and organizing data
  • Basic Formulae
  • Advanced Excel
  • Macros
  • Sheet Protection

AMCAT 2020 How to Apply

There are two ways by which a student can enroll for amcat exam. If you are currently pursuing your degree then you may connect with your college placement cell/ department to know whether they are going to conduct AMCAT exam in college for you. Usually colleges conducts AMCAT exam on bulk basis for all the eligible students whiting campus premises itself.

If you don’t fall in first category and you are college passed out student then you should follow below steps to successfully register yourself for AMCAT Test. There are few simple steps involved in registration of AMCAT Exam for freshers.

Step 1: Register Yourself on AMCAT Official Website

First of all, you need to signup on AMCAT official website to get yourself registered for the test. AMCAT is considered India’s Largest Employability Assessment Test which is recognized by 2,000+ companies. It gives candidates the detailed feedback that helps them to connect over 40,000 entry level jobs.

Direct link to signup for AMCAT on discounted fees/price.

While singing up, fill below details carefully!

  • Name
  • Email id
  • Mobile Number
  • Your degree
  • Year of completion

Once you are done with registration, follow next step.

Step 2: Schedule Your AMCAT Test 2020

Second step, After registration, is schedule your amcat test. You need to pick test center, time slot and date of your choice and schedule the amcat exam. Do below things here,

  • Select Your exam date & month
  • Select exam center & city of your choice
  • Click on Proceed

Step 3: Payment

Now you have selected the exam center of your choice and want to pay the exam fees. on payment page you will see some additional features/products offered by AMCAT so if you want you can opt for Additional AMCAT subscription for 1-2 years and Mock-AI (interview prepation).

These additional products will help you to boost your confidence level. You can see below screen print for better Idea.

You can pay amcat fee by using below payment modes, 

Payment Options,

  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • Net Banking
  • Cash Card
  • Paytm Wallet
  • Cash at Axis Bank etc

Once you pay your fee you will receive confirmation email and other details on registered email/phone.

Free Tests

Test Series

AMCAT Mock Test

0 TOTAL TEST | 0 Free Tests
  • Full Test - 0
View Test Series