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Capgemini Syllabus for written/online test (Latest) 2020

Published on 28 Mar 2020

Capgemini Syllabus is given below in detail. This is the latest syllabus and pattern Capgemini follows for its recruitment process. To check the Test Pattern of Capgemini Recruitment Process - Click here

Capgemini syllabus and written test pattern

Capgemini Aptitude Test Sections

The Capgemini Aptitude Exam has 4 sections, namely:

  1. Quantitative Aptitude
  2. Logical Reasoning
  3. Essay Writing
  4. Pseudo Coding

>> Know more about each of these sections.

Capgemini Syllabus for Online Test

The online test conducted by Capgemini is an assessment to check a candidate's basic aptitude of High School Mathematics and English proficiency. Capgemini Recruitment Process uses Cocubes Assessment for the aptitude test. This Aptitude test is the elimination round. If the candidate clears the round, he/she goes to the next round.

After a thorough analysis of the Capgemini Placement Papers, given below are the commonly asked topics in the Capgemini recruitment process 2020.

Capgemini Syllabus - Quantitative Aptitude

  • Total Questions: 16
  • Time Allotted: 50 minutes (Shared with logical reasoning section)
  • Cut-Off: 70%
  • Minimum questions to attempt: 8-10

Important things to note:

  • This section tests the Mathematical aptitude of candidates.
  • The difficulty level of this section is high.
  • Time management is crucial as this section can be Time-Consuming.
  • It is important to solve the Capgemini Quantitative Ability Section with high accuracy to score high.
  • Calculation mistakes should be avoided.
  • The strategy is to identify easier questions and solve them first.

Capgemini Quantitative AptitudeExpected Number of questionslevel of Difficulty
Profit and Loss2Medium
Ratio and proportion2-3Medium
Data Interpretation2Hard
Time, Speed and Distance1-2Easy

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Capgemini Syllabus - Logical/Analytical Reasoning

Capgemini Syllabus for the Logical Reasoning is given here, these topics are the basic reasoning topics. It is good to know the syllabus beforehand and getting comfortable with the pattern of the exam.

  • Total Questions: 16
  • Time Allotted: 50 minutes (Shared with aptitude section)
  • Cut-Off: 70%
  • Minimum questions to attempt: 8-10

Important points to note:

  • A candidate's thinking and reasoning skills are tested in this section.
  • The difficulty of this section is from medium to high.
  • This section can be a time-consuming section so manage time effectively.
  • Most common questions come from puzzles, seating arrangement, data sufficiency, and syllogism.
  • There is a possibility of having a few sets based questions
  • It is important to keep focus while solving this section of Capgemini Aptitude Test

Capgemini Logical ReasoningExpected Number of QuestionsLevel of Difficulty
Statement and Conclusion3-4Medium + Hard
Visual Reasoning2Medium + Hard
Blood Relations2Medium
Flow charts2-3Medium
Logical Reasoning2Medium
Order and Ranking2Easy

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Capgemini Syllabus - Essay Writing

Capgemini syllabus for Essay writing is not defined. Essay writing topics are based on trending topics or any topic of global importance. Some examples are,

1) Social media has made it easier to misuse one's right to freedom of expression.

2) Violent video games affect children negatively.

3) Success comes to those who take risks.

  • Total Question: 1 Essay
  • Time Allotted: 30 minutes
  • Cut-Off: 75%
  • Word-Limit: 180-200 words
  • Previous Topics: IPL, Education, Digitization, Social Media, Video games etc.
  • For the Capgemini Essay writing section, you will get a topic to write an essay on in the allotted time of 30 minutes
  • This section tests the candidate's writing and ideation ability.
  • The topics are given from any social or trending current affair or any issue of global importance.
  • The word limit is 200-400 words.
  • The candidate must be aware of the format used for an essay. Learn how to structure the essay into paragraphs, sentences, and phrases.
  • Divide the essay into 2-3 paragraphs, use small sentences and structure the essay into introduction, body, and conclusion.
  • Make sure to follow the best practices of writing Essays.
  • Keep your punctuation, grammar, spellings and tenses in check.
  • Keep your writing simple and come up with good points.

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Capgemini Syllabus- Pseudo Coding

For the technical section, you will be asked questions from Computer Fundamentals, Operating Systems. This section will test a candidate's basic IT knowledge.

It is good to practice some practice questions beforehand from FACE Prep PROCoder.

  • Total Questions: 25
  • Time Allotted:25 minutes
  • Cut-Off: 70%
  • The total number of questions is 25. 15 questions belong to the category of Data Structures and 10 belong to the category of algorithms. The allotted time is 25 minutes..
  • Capgemini Pseudo Coding test checks the basic programming and IT knowledge of a candidate
  • The difficulty level of these questions is easy to medium.

Capgemini Pseudo Coding TestExpected Number of QuestionsLevel of Difficulty
Algorithm( Output prediction, finding the error,
Calculating time complexity)
Data Structure5Medium
OOPS3-4 Medium

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Study Plan to crack Capgemini drive

Even if you have a stellar resume and a good hold over the technical subjects, this Aptitude Test should not be neglected. The final result will say a lot about a candidate's knowledge retention ability and logical skills learned all through school and college.

It is actually pretty easy to crack any aptitude test provided that you start practicing at least a month before. Do not expect to master the aptitude skills in a few days because there are a variety of topics and each topic may take time to perfect.


  • Find your Learning Style, Identify Strong and Weak areas
  • Select proper study material
  • Make a Time Table and structure it accordingly
  • Practice and give Mock Test
  • Go through Previous Year Tests
  • Manage time effectively

Here is a step by step Study Plan that you can follow to practice the Capgemini Syllabus for Capgemini Selection Process

  1. Give at least 1 month for preparing Capgemini Syllabus to be able to score way above the cut-off.
  2. Write down the entire syllabus somewhere and divide your weak and strong areas. You need to give more time to the weak areas.
  3. 3 Hours/day is enough to prepare

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