Aspiring Minds, a company recently featured in Business Week’s list of 25 most intriguing startups globally, has taken the initiative of connecting students from campuses located in various states of India to the corporate world scouting for talent to fuel their growth requirements.
Online PR News – 02-December-2009 – – Aspiring Minds, a company recently featured in Business Week’s list of 25 most intriguing startups globally, has taken the initiative of connecting students from campuses located in various states of India to the corporate world scouting for talent to fuel their growth requirements. AMCAT, the flagship product of Aspiring Minds is an adaptive test that is conducted on campuses to assess students & their scores shared with the corporates who then utilize the pre-assessed pool of talent to make bulk & targeted recruitments. Harcourt Butler Technological Institute (HBTI), Kanpur recently underwent this testing for it’s B.Tech & MCA students of 2010 batch. AMCAT has been used to assess 55,000 students across 300 campuses in more than 12 states of India including various NITs like NIT Surat, Allahabad, Jamshedpur, Hamirpur, Jaipur, Bhopal & Kurukshetra.
Aspiring Minds Co-founder, Himanshu Aggarwal, an IIT Delhi alumnus stated “It gives us immense pleasure to be associated with HBTI. We have been concentrating our efforts to do away the logistical problems faced by many corporate when it comes to meeting their fresher hiring requirements. India is a vast country where students with diverse skill sets are studying at campuses located across India & not just the metros. Hence, AMCAT has been structured to pre-assess students on their employment skills & allow corporate to reach out to the students meeting their job requirements irrespective of the physical location of the students.”
ABOUT ASPIRING MINDS
Aspiring Minds Assessment Pvt. Ltd. is an assessment technology pioneer in India, a full spectrum of assessments including Language, Aptitude, Skill and Personality assessment. Aspiring Minds’ conducts AMCAT – India’s Largest Employability Test creating one of the most extensive and reliable assessment data bank enabling equal opportunity hiring of entry level talent across the Industry.
Aspiring Minds’ assessments are based on proprietary algorithms for computer based adaptive, standardized and reliable assessments. Aspiring Minds helps companies identify talent across the Nation, shortlist & hire. It provides a methodology to search candidates qualified for a particular job profile across the country at the press of a key by using innovative filters on multi-dimensional skill analysis of a large pool of candidates. Aspiring Minds Assessments are currently being delivered in multiple languages including English, Hindi and Telugu. Aspiring Minds Account Managers work closely with Corporate to map their needs to various assessment parameters and help pick the right set of people to interview. Companies have seen their interview to hire convert rates shoot up dramatically (four to eight fold increase) on using AMCAT as a short listing criteria. For more information please visit www.aspiringminds.in