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Benefits of AMCAT Exam | Why should you give AMCAT exam?

Published on 07 Mar 2020

AMCAT (Aspiring Minds Computer Adaptive Test) is the largest employability test for all the freshers graduates (General/Management/ or even post-graduates, to assist them in finding a suitable job. It caters for both technical and non-technical job profiles. The benefits of Amcat exam are given below.

Important note to readers Faceprep provides information on AMCAT for the benefit of candidates looking for job opportunities. We are no way in association/partnership with AMCAT or companies hiring through AMCAT. The sole purpose of the information is to only guide/help candidates identify opportunities and not guarantee opportunities.

Benefits of giving AMCAT exam

1) AMCAT Exam = Applying to 100+ companies (Eases the job-hunting process)

The major benefit of the Amcat exam is that AMCAT has tie-ups with more than 1000+ companies for recruiting purpose. Also, AMCAT requires a resume to be submitted before taking the test.

AMCAT recommends students (Resume + AMCAT score) based on their performance in the test to companies based on the companies skill requirement. This is the greatest benefit of Amcat exam.

Benefit: It reduces your pain of applying at 100 different employment portals, and also ensures that the recruiters receive your profile for evaluation. Check out the list of companies hiring through Amcat here.

2) Preparing for AMCAT = Preparing for on-campus recruitment of top companies

A lot of top recruiting companies like MindTree, Wipro, Deloitte etc use AMCAT as their assessment platform for the first round of selection.

For example, Wipro uses AMCAT for Aptitude and Automata assessment tests. A list of few companies that use Amcat to conduct their 1st round of on-campus recruitment.

  • Deloitte
  • Cognizant
  • Accenture
  • Mindtree
  • Sapient
  • Mahindra & Mahindra
  • NTT Data

By preparing for AMCAT, you indirectly prepare for all the on-campus recruitment of top companies.

3) AMCAT fee is very nominal but opportunities are HUGE

The AMCAT fee structure is as follows

AMCAT Exam Fee

Sub Total = Rs. 1100

GST = Rs. 198

Total = Rs. 1298

What all do you get?

AMCAT subscription which is valid for 1 year.

Coupon codes (if available) can be applied to register at a discounted price.

Check here for coupons

Compared to other standard exams like SAT, GRE, CAT, GMAT etc, AMCAT fee is very nominal. Also, based on the score and skill set AMCAT recommends students to companies automatically.

Here are the details about the payment mode and rescheduling charges

4) AMCAT lets you explore opportunities at non-IT companies

AMCAT not just tests aptitude skill. It also tests the knowledge in specific skill sets. For instance, it has individual tests for

  • more than 15 engineering specializations
  • five streams of management

Also for unique skills like

  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Front office roles
  • Housekeeping
  • Culinary Skills
  • Food and Beverage.

AMCAT can help job-seekers gain an entry into other non-IT companies after graduation by showcasing the required skill set. So there a lot of benefits of Amcat exam. Hence it is important you take these into consideration and decide if Amcat can be advantageous for you.

How to prepare for Amcat

To prepare for Amcat, you need to know the following things. Carefully go through these and it will help you quickly get an idea of how to prepare.

Our Amcat Success Stories

#1 Remya Srivasthava, CSE, 2018 graduated.

I prepared from FACE Preps Amcat course. It was really good. I bought the course 1 month before my Amcat exam and it was perfectly enough to cover aptitude, logical and verbal. I wish they had computer programming modules also. I got a really good score in apti, logical and verbal. But my computer programming section score was average. FACE Prep pls help me get good score in these modules also..then I will get call letters from good companies.

#2 Aakash Rasthogi, IT, 2018 graduated.

Thanks a lot, FACE Prep. I was very poor in problem-solving and my coding skills were okay. This course helped me a lot in solving aptitude problem and English comprehension. I improved a lot and was able to attempt a lot of correct answers. I also got an interview call letter from cognizant and I am really happy.

AMCAT Benefits - FAQs

1) How Amcat is useful?

A lot of IT based companies hire through AMCAT. Each company has an eligibility criteria in terms of expected Amcat score, qualifications etc. If you get a good score in Amcat, then you can directly apply for these companies.

2) What is the difference between Amcat and eLitmus?

In simple, Amcat provides IT job opportunities, where as eLitmus offers more of Core related job opportunities. Also, students who have given both the exam have felt that eLitmus is of higher difficulty level than Amcat. For more information, check this – AMCAT vs eLitmus

3) How many times can you give Amcat?

You can give AMCAT again after 45 days of your last attempt. There is no restriction on the number of times. But every time, you need to schedule AMCAT exam, this means you need to pay Rs. 1298/- every single time.

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