7500 Students take AMCAT across Andhra Pradesh
04/13/2010

The National Employability test - AMCAT(Aspiring Minds Computer Adaptive Test), was conducted in Hyderabad, Nellore, Ongole, Puttur, Kakinada in March and April 2010. 7500 students from 42 colleges participated in the AMCAT.

Online PR News – 13-April-2010 – – The National Employability test - AMCAT(Aspiring Minds Computer Adaptive Test), was conducted in Hyderabad, Nellore, Ongole, Puttur, Kakinada in March and April 2010. 7500 students from 42 colleges participated in the AMCAT to assess their skills in various modules including English Comprehension, Quantitative Ability, Logical Ability, Computer Basics, Programming, Electronics, Banking and various domain modules. AMCAT scores are accessible to a pool of recruiters and enables job aspirants to gain employment on merit.

AMCAT is already a established employability test across states like Delhi, Maharashtra, Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, etc.
AMCAT has got widespread acceptance from industry and academia. Multiple IT, ITeS, Hosptality, KPO use AMCAT for selecting candidates for interview and final placements.

Himanshu Aggarwal, Co-founder and Director, Aspiring Minds who started AMCAT in India said, “Besides evaluating students on their skills and competencies for employability, AMCAT provides avenues to students to secure employment with top companies that access the database. We strive to provide equal opportunities to fresh graduates from metros, tier II cities and rural areas, and mitigate the barriers created by geography and language.”

The test can be taken in three languages – English Hindi and Telugu and evaluates students on personality and skills for employment. It provides students with analysis on core skills and improvement areas to secure a good job. Aspiring Minds completed the first phase of AMCAT at Aditya Engineering College in Kakinada on April 8, 2010.)

Students were enthused about taking the test. A final year student, Raj Kumar who had taken the test in Nellore said, “I look forward to the analysis from AMCAT which would help me improve my chances of getting a better job.”

AMCAT is a GRE/GMAT format based Computer Adaptive Test. Various leading organizations across India have shown great faith in AMCAT. Several MNCs have tied up with Aspiring Minds to shortlist their prospective employees using the AMCAT scores. On the campus side, each assessed student receives a detailed & customized report on his performance. This is to bring greater transparency in the employment assessment process & provide students an insight to his areas of strengths & weaknesses.

The test and its technology has been developed by alumni from IIT, Delhi and MIT, Boston, USA works on a very high end statistical technology. The score obtained in these modules can be used by companies to compare with other students’ score, so as to decide on a better hiring potential.

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’ 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’ conducts AMCAT – India’s Largest Employability Test. 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