AMCAT 2020 Exam Dates, Syllabus, Test Pattern, Registration Process

AMCAT 2020 : Looking for a good job? Getting a job in a competitive world with a good salary is everyone’s dream. Ever heard of AMCAT? Aspiring Minds Computer Adaptive Test (AMCAT) is India’s Largest Employability test of skills such as aptitude skills, reasoning skills, of a people who are in search of job opportunities. A candidate just needs to give the exam across centres in India and get the AMCAT score certificate. The certificate is then shared with different companies or candidate can apply by themselves to companies from the AMCAT portal.

AMCAT Exam Benefits

Being India’s largest employability test, AMCAT exam turns out to be very beneficial to fresher and job seekers (General/ or even post-graduates in the following terms:

  • More than 2000 companies are hiring fresher and experienced candidates on the basis of AMCAT exam
  • 1500+ On and off-campus drives annually
  • More than 2,000,000 students have taken the AMCAT till date
  • More than 3 Lakh Interview calls sent to AMCAT takers every month
  • Candidates get connected with 4000 entry-level jobs
  • The leading job search providers like and LinkedIn accept it as an employability certification

Which Companies accept AMCAT scores?

The freshers/job seekers who have given this AMCAT exam are called for interviews and many of them are getting employed. For fresher’s jobs, the top companies include Axis Bank, Tata Motors, Godrej, Mu Sigma, Ericsson, Nokia, Microsoft, Titan, Accenture and many more.

Following are the major industries which accept or recognize AMCAT scores.

  • IT Service/Product Companies
  • Telecommunication Companies
  • Financial Institutions
  • Corporate Companies
  • Automobile Companies
  • Hospitality sector companies
  • Digital Marketing Companies
  • Education Industry
  • Advertising & Marketing
  • Mechanical

When the AMCAT exam is conducted?

AMCAT exam is conducted in 30 cities every month on Saturdays and Sundays with various time slots.

AMCAT Exam Registration Process

The candidates may follow the below steps to get registered for AMCAT exam:

  1. Visit the AMCAT official website:
  2. On the top right corner, click on ‘Register option’
  3. Or, a candidate can click the below link to directly land up to the AMCAT registration page:

  1. Fill in the details like email id, mobile number, name, degree, and year of graduation completion.
  2. Click on the submit button once the form is filled
  3. Candidate can now schedule their AMCAT exam by checking the available dates and time slots as appear in the screen. Also, check the test centre location
  4. Slots can be booked 3 months in advance
  5. After slots are booked, the last step of AMCAT registration is payment. The candidate will see an option “Pay Now” when they scroll down the page on the screen
  6. The modes of payment include Credit card, Debit card and Net banking
  7. After successful payment, the candidate will receive a unique AMCAT Id

AMCAT Exam Fee

The AMCAT exam fee is INR 1100 plus GST (INR 198) which sums up to INR 1298. The subscription is valid for 1 year.  If AMCAT scores are good enough, a candidate can even renew the subscription.

If available, Coupon codes can be applied to register at a discounted price. To know more about AMCAT coupon codes, visit:

Use the coupon made, before making the payment. At the payment procedure, click on “Have a voucher code” to avail service.

Document Required for AMCAT Exam

The documents required for AMCAT Exam which are required to be carried at the examination hall are as follows:

  • AMCAT Admit Card. The admit card will be sent to the candidate’s registered email Id and also SMS will be sent to the registered mobile number. Take a print out of it.
  • Passport size photographs
  • Any original valid photo identification proof (Voter id/ Aaadhar card/ /Pan card/Driving license)
  • Photocopy of Id proof

AMCAT Syllabus

AMCAT syllabus has 6 compulsory modules and a maximum of two Optional modules which include Engineering and Management.

The compulsory modules include:

SubjectNumber of QuestionsModel DurationBefitting Job Functions/Profiles
English1818 minutesBusiness Consulting, HR/Admin, ITES/BPO, Marketing, Engineering, Sales and Customer Management, IT, Hotel Management, Life Sciences, Content Development
Quantitative Ability Tech1620 minutesContent Development, Business Consulting, HR/Admin, ITES/BPO, Marketing, Engineering, Sales and Customer Management, IT, Hotel Management, Life Sciences
Logical Ability1215 minutesContent Development, Business Consulting, HR/Admin, ITES/BPO, Marketing, Engineering, Sales and Customer Management, IT, Hotel Management, Life Sciences
Quantitative Ability1420 minutesContent Development, Business Consulting, HR/Admin, ITES/BPO, Marketing, Engineering, Sales and Customer Management, IT, Hotel Management, Life Sciences
Information Gathering & Synthesis1215 minutesContent Development, Business Consulting, HR/Admin, ITES/BPO, Marketing, Engineering, Sales and Customer Management, IT, Hotel Management, Life Sciences
Aspiring Minds Personality Inventory (AMPI)9020 minutesOverall personality assessment of the candidate


AMPI: Aspiring Minds Personality Inventory evaluate the overall personality of a candidate which is based on the five-factor model of Personality that includes:

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

Engineering Modules in AMCAT exam pattern

SubjectNumber of QuestionsModel DurationBefitting Job Functions/Profiles
Automata Fix720 minutesFull Stack Developer, Game Developer, Game Programmer, Mobile App Developer, Embedded Software Engineer, Architect and Developer, Back End Developer
Fundamentals of Physics1515 minutesLab Supervisor, Researcher, Technician, Manager, Consulting Physicist, Research Associate, Senior Physicist
Fundamentals of Chemistry1815 minutesLaboratory Assistant, Scientist, Research and Development, Chemist, Sales Representative, etc.
Basic Biology2215 minutesMedical Representative, Nurse, Scientist, Research and Development, etc
Pharmaceutical Sciences1510 minutesResearch Assistant, Medical representative, Pharmacist, Chemist, Sales Representative
Front Office Management1815 minutesFront Office Executive/Manager, Sales Executive/Manager
Housekeeping1815 minutesHousekeeping Executive/Manager, Sales Executive/Manager
Culinary Skills1815 minutesFood Production Executive/Manager, Sales Executive/Manager,
Food and Beverage Service1815 minutesFood and Beverages Executive/Manager, Sales Executive/Manager
Basic Statistics1215 minutesStatistician, Data Analyst, Data Scientist, Financial Analyst, Mathematician, Market Research Analyst, Actuary etc
Computer Science2020 minutesDatabase Administrator, Systems Analyst, Computer Network Architect, Information Security Analyst, Network Engineer, Web Developer, Software Developer


Management Modules in AMCATexam

SubjectNumber of QuestionsModel DurationBefitting Job Functions/Profiles
Marketing1615 minutesSales Manager/Executive, Marketing Manager/Executive
Financial Accounting1515 minutesAccounts Executive/Manager, Finance Executive, Accounting Executive, BFSI Product Sales Executive/Manager, BFSI Product Services Executive/Manager
Financial & Banking Services2220 minutesAccounting Managers, Corporate Controllers, Chief Financial Officers, Treasurers and Finance Officers
Human Resources1515 minutesHR/Recruitment Manager/Executive, Training Manager/Executive, IT Recruiter, Sourcing Executive/Manager
Operations Management1015 minutesUnderstanding practical aspects of the operation


AMCAT Test Pattern

The Duration of the AMCAT exam is 3 hours. Objective type questions are asked in a question paper with no negative marking. If one wants to reappear for the exam, a candidate needs to wait for at least 45 days from its first attempt. Maximum 3 times, AMCAT exam can be given in a calendar year.

AMCAT Sample Question Papers

The candidate can get sample papers online from the AMCAT official website for practice and get download it anytime for both compulsory and optional modules. Click the below link to get direct access to the sample question papers.

Click here for AMCAT Sample Question Papers:


A Prep AMCAT service is also provided to the candidate to check their AMCAT preparation before the real test. It is a paid service. For more information, visit:


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