AMCAT Examination Syllabus | Sample Question Paper


AMCAT is a test conducted by aspiring minds for various companies placements. The cost of AMCAT test is around Rs. 500 to Rs. 600

All Details of AMCAT :

AMCAT Syllabus:

English Comprehension
  •    1. Synonyms/Antonyms/Word Meaning (Vocabloury)
  •    2. Complete the Sentence (Grammar)
  •    3. Spot error/Correct sentence (Grammar/sentence construction)
  •    4. Sentence Ordering (Comprehension skills)
  •    5. Questions based on passage (Comprehension skills)
Quantitative Ability
  •    1. Basic Math Understanding and Algrebra: Decimals, fractions, powers, HCF,         LCM, Solving equations, etc.
  •    2. Word Problems
  •    3. Understanding of Logarithms and exponents
  •    4. Permutation and Combination, Probability
Reasoning and Logical Ability
  •    1. Analogical Reasoning: Analogy and Classification questions
  •    2. Deductive Logic: Statement-Conclusion, Statement-Assumption, Data-sufficiency type, Syllogisms, etc.
  •    3. Pattern Recognition: Coding and Decoding Questions, Alphabet Test
  •    4. Composition of Complex relations: Blood Relation, Direction Understanding, Logical Word Sequence
  •    5. Reasoning Puzzles, Theme Detection
Computer Programming Principles and Application
This test is based on no particular programming language. The test is completely language independent and tests the programming and algorithm development concepts of the candidate. The topics include:
1. Structure and constructs of Computer Programs
  •    a. Programming flow, Procedures, Functions and Arguments, Methods
  •    b. Data-types, how data is stored in computers, input/outpu, manipulation, methods of referencing and assessing data (including pointers).
  •    c. Iteration, decision-making, recursions
  •    d. Algorithm Complexity: Space and time Complexity, Asymptotic Notation
  •    e. Compilation, Linking and Execution; debugging, kinds of errors.
2. Data-structures and Basics Algorithms
  •    a. Data Storage Methods: Linked lists, Arrays, Queues, Stacks, Trees, Heaps, Hash tables, graphs; Stress on which data structure to use for a given application
  •    b. Data retrieval, Insertion of new data, merging of data from two data structures
  •    c. Data search and sorting, Methods of array sorting and trade-off
3. Object Oriented Programming Concepts
  •    a. Classes, objects and methods
  •    b. Data Encapsulation, Data hiding, Inheritance
  •    c. Polymorphism, Overloading, Abstraction
Computer Fundamentals
  •    1. Basic Hardware Usage, Maintenance and Organisation
  •    2. Operating System Usage
  •    3. Basic Software and Internet
AMCAT Sample Question Paper :
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  • Abhi


  • AJAY

    Thx for all info : 2012 AMCAT Examination Syllabus | AMCAT Sample Question Paper …

  • Ajay

    How much i need to score in AMCAT exam to get call from good cmpnies ????

    pls reply if any one has some dea abt it ..

    thnx in advance :)

  • AJAY

    @Abhi : can u pls suggest me some good books for AMCAT PREPARATION ..

  • Khajanpandey1990

    can u suggest me some books for amcat prepration

  • amit

    u should hv good english …two unseen passage will come in amcat test .
    also u should b good in c++ or java .. one programing language is necessary..
    aptitude is bit easier in amcat test it will include all type of question even logical reasoning will b there…

    there is no specific books for amcat exam preparation … u can prepare frm any books …only thing needed is ur basics should b clear ..its nt that tough to crack amcat exam … bt high score is needed to get a chance to sit for a good company interview.. Hcl comnet , mphasis demands good score in amcat exam :)

    best of luck :)

  • mayur

    r s agarwal for reasoning as well as for aptitute is best for preparing for amcat


    Ya for AMCAT WRITTEN EXAM 2012 – 2013 Preparation , YOU CAN GO WITH R.S Aggarwal aptitude books.. but i want to know is Amcat Test result really helps in getting Jobs in good MNC’S ..

  • jaya

    can you pls write a post tips for cracking Amcat exam .. same as u wrote for elitmus i.e

    thanx in advance :)

  • praveen

    rs agarwal is the best book for reasoning, aptitute …

  • Gudiya

    thanx for the above information, it is very useful.please send me amcat preparation material to along with the test papers. Thanks in advance.

  • reena

    hey is there is any negative marking in amcat