Aspiring Minds’ AMCAT is now India’s largest Employability Test

Aspiring Minds launched India’s first employability test, AMCAT (Aspiring Minds Computer Adaptive Test) for helping corporates find the ‘right’ talent from across the country in an inclusive and scalable manner.
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Aug. 21, 2009 - PRLog -- Aspiring Minds launched India’s first employability test, AMCAT (Aspiring Minds Computer Adaptive Test) for helping corporates find the ‘right’ talent from across the country in an inclusive and scalable manner. This nation-wide assessment test provides statistically-valid multi-dimensional skill assessment to judge the employment suitability of a large pool of candidates. AMCAT has now become India’s Largest Employment Assessement with a reach across 12 states and over 35,000 candidates already assessed. Thousands of candidates take this test every month.

The multi-dimensional score, detailed profile coupled with innovative filters and graphical visualization helps in finding out the most appropriate set of candidates for any job profile instantly. It is the only test being conducted in a completely end-to-end automated fashion in a proctored environment. Aspiring Minds’ unique campus reach program follows the highest quality control standards of assessment and creating a pool for helping choose the right candidates for the right jobs.

According to Mr. Himanshu Aggarwal, Director of Aspiring Minds, “Our vision is to bring credible and scientific assessment to education and recruitment. AMCAT has been able to make a substantial difference, with aspirants getting detailed feedback and connecting them to the right employment. Aspiring Minds is helping corporations both large and small locate the ‘right’ talent from across the country. The industry interest has been very encouraging helping them find the right talent pan India and reducing overall recruitment costs substantially”

Aspiring Minds’ provides a platform for large and small organizations to hire from a pre-assessed pool of candidates from across the country. This pool has been rated on a national statistical benchmark allowing comparability across regions and time. AMCAT Aspiring Minds’ flagship assessment is used as a tool to assess these candidates. AMCAT has been conducted across 12 states till date. With over 35,000 candidates already has been assessed across more than 250 campuses, it has a PAN-India reach comparable to none. Aspiring Minds’ currently assesses students in BE, MBA, MCA, M. Tech. and Bachelor programs including BBA, BCA, etc. Company’s pre assessed pool is mapped on various skills including Language Skills, Quantitative, Logical Aptitude and domain knowledge. Aspiring Minds is working with many corporates including large players like Mphasis EDS, HCL, Microsoft Research, Godrej Agrovet, ICICI Prudential, Evalueserve, SKS Microfinance, etc


Aspiring Minds 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 further information visit at
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