MindTree Recruitment Process 2018

MindTree has a fairly simple Recruitment Process for 2018 year. We will divide the post into two parts MindTreeRecruitment Process for On Campus and for Off Campus as well.

Make note that you can also apply for off campus while you’re still in final year of college. So, read the page completely.

Recruitment Process for MindTree Freshers 2018

MindTree Recruitment Process 2018 for Freshers

On Campus –

  • Written Test
    • Quants
      • Number of Questions – 25
      • Time – 35 mins
    • English
      • Number of Questions – 25
      • Time – 35 mins
    • Reasoning
      • Number of Questions – 24
      • Time – 35 mins
  • Coding
  • Interview Technical
  • Interview HR
  • Offer Letter

Exam used – AMCAT

Recruitment Syllabus for Quants

  • Basic Mathematics
    • LCM & HCF
    • Divisibility
    • Numbers, decimal fractions and power
  • Applied Mathematics
    • Profit and Loss
    • Simple and Compound Interest
    • Time, Speed and Distance
    • Inverse
  • Engineering Mathematics
    • Logarithms
    • Permutation and Combinations
    • Probability

Recruitment Syllabus for English

  • Vocabulary
    • Synonyms
    • Antonyms
    • Contextual Vocabulary
  • Grammar
    • Error Identification
    • Sentence Improvement & Construction
    • Subject-Verb Agreement
    • Tenses & Articles
    • Preposition & Conjunctions
    • Speech & Voices
  • Reading Comprehension
    • Inferential and Literal Comprehension
    • Comprehension ordering

Recruitment Syllabus for Logical

  • Deductive Reasoning
    • Coding deductive logic
    • Blood Relation
    • Directional Sense
    • Objective Reasoning
    • Selection decision tables
  • Inductive reasoning
    • Analogy and Classification pattern recognition
    • Coding pattern and Number series pattern recognition
  • Abductive Reasoning
    • Logical word sequence
    • Data sufficiency
MindTree Recruitment ProcessNumber of QuestionsSectional TimeDifficultyCut off
MindTree Verbal Ability25 Questions25 MinsMedium20 Questions
MindTree Logical Ability24 Questions35 MinsHard18 Questions
MindTree Quantitative Ability25 Questions35 MinsMedium19 Questions
MindTree Coding Ability245 MinsHard2 Partial Output of 1 Full Output

Type of Exam – AMCAT Employability Test

Basically you can give AMCAT Test off Campus to apply for different Companies including MindTree, and MindTree will recruit you based on your scores in AMCAT Employability Exam.

MindTree considers the marks in the following sections –

  • Compulsory sections of AMCAT – Logical, English, Quants and along with that Computer Programming should be your Optional module.
  • MindTree then will shortlist students based on their scores in the sections above
  • You will additionally have to give extra coding round which can be given from home, but make sure that you don’t cheat as your audio from internal microphone, screen video and video from webcam is getting recorded in the test.
  • Also, make sure that microphone and webcam are working perfectly as if they are not then AMCAT considers the test not valid and will not publish your scores for this section.

Post this MindTree will call you to one of their campus in a city near to you and conduct –

  • Technical Interview
  • HR Interview

Student can also take computer science or their own branch’s domain module like ECE, EEE to apply for core companies other than MindTree.

AMCAT Section TypeNo of AMCAT QuestionsTotal TimeDifficulty
Logical Reasoning1416High
Verbal English1816Medium
Computer Programming2535High
Domain Test2625High

Type of Exam – eLitmus potential Hiring (pH) Test

MindTree also uses eLitmus scores to call you for interviews.

eLitmus Written Test Syllabus FactsPattern
Type of ExamWritten – Pen Paper based
Time2 hours
CostRs 920
Negative MarkingYes
Validity of ScoreCard2 years
Type of TestNon – Adaptive

Following are the rounds and Syllabus for eLitmus

Quants Recruitment Process

  • Number System
  • Geometry
  • Probability
  • Algebra
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Ratio and Proportions
  • Speed
  • Time and Distance
  • Time and Work
  • AP GP and HP( Newly Introduced in elitmus syllabus 2018)
  1. Max Score – 200 Marks
  2. Number of Questions – 20 Questions
  3. Time for Sections – no sectional timing

Verbal Recruitment Process

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Grammatical Errors based Questions
  • Para Jumbles
  • Sentence Completion – Subject Verb(Newly Introduced in elitmus syllabus 2018)
  • Sentence Completion – Vocabulary
  • Sentence Completion – Tenses (Newly Introduced in elitmus syllabus 2018)
  1. Max Score – 200 Marks
  2. Number of Questions – 20 Questions
  3. Time for Sections – no sectional timing

(Solve 11-15 questions for good percentile)

Logical Recruitment Process

  • Logical Reasoning Type 1
  • Logical Reasoning Type 2
  • Cryptarithmetic
  • Data Interpretation (Bar charts)
  • Data Interpretation (Pie charts)
  • Data Sufficiency Algebra & Arithmetic
  • Data Sufficiency Geometry, Logic and Misc
  • Data Interpretation(Line Graphs) (Newly Introduced)
  1. Max Score – 200 Marks
  2. Number of Questions – 20 Questions
  3. Time for Sections – no sectional timing

(Solve 5-7 questions for good percentile)

On Campus Student Experience via AMCAT

  • Name: Parimala
  • Branch: CSE
  • College: Government College of Engineering, Bargur, Tami Nadu
  • Type of Interview: On-Campus

Student Interview

This placement season, Mindtree visited our college for on-campus placements. As per the company eligibility criteria, only students with 65 and above percentage in 10th, 12th, and undergraduate were shortlisted for the interview process. Fortunately, I fulfilled the eligibility criteria, and so was able to attend the interview process. Primarily, the interview process consisted of following three rounds.

  1. Written Test
  2. Technical Interview
  3. HR Interview

Round 1- Written Test

Aspiring Minds conducted the online written test for Mindtree. In this round, candidates had to answer a total of 76 questions in the timeframe of 140 minutes. These 76 questions were categorized into the following section:

  • Quantitative Ability

Under this test, 25 mathematics questions were asked, which were based on algebra, percentage, number system, profit and loss, time, work, and distance, arithmetic, and probability were asked. The time limit for this section was 35 minutes.

  • English

This sections consisted 25 simple English questions related to synonyms, antonyms, sentence correction, and completion.

  • Logical Ability

This section of the written test had 24 questions on coding and decoding, seating arrangements, blood relations, and puzzles.

  • Coding Test

In this section, two coding questions were given for which I had to write code either in C or JAVA. As I had a good command over JAVA, I chose to code in the same. The two coding questions asked in this test were:

  1. Find whether the array is palindrome or not
  2. Input 5 numbers in an array and find the Pythagorean triplets in them and print it.

Since the test was online, the scores were revealed immediately after test completion. Fortunately, I cleared all the cut-offs and was shortlisted for the technical interview round. PrepInsta was a great help to me while I was preparing for this written test.

Round 2-Technical Interview

Soon after the completion of the written test, technical interviews started.

Interviewer: Tell me about yourself.

Me: Gave a brief introduction about my family, school, college, and hobbies.

Interviewer: You like photography? Which is the most recent picture that you clicked?

Me: Yes, sir. I shot a picture of a child playing in the rain.

Interviewer: That’s wonderful. Tell me something about your major project and what was your role in it.

Me: I explained the functioning and utility of the project and briefly described my role.

Interviewer: Very Well! What is normalization? Why is it important?
Me: I explained normalization, and it’s importance. Also, I mentioned where I used normalization in my project.

Interviewer: Good. Do you know what is a Binary Tree ?

Me: Yes. Then I explained binary tree.

Interviewer: Can you write a program for Fibonacci series using recursive function?

Me: Yes Sir. I wrote the program.

Interviewer: I am done from my side do you have any questions?

Me: I asked him some questions related to the office environment, work culture, etc.

Interviewer politely answered all my questions, and then I greeted him and left the cabin. An hour later results of the technical interview were announced, and luckily, I was shortlisted for the HR interview.

Round 3-HR Interview

Me: Good afternoon sir.
Interviewer: Good afternoon Parimala have a seat.
Me: Hello sir, how are you?
Interviewer: I’m fine how are you?
Me: I’m fine sir.
Interviewer: Did you have your lunch?
Me: Yes, sir.

Interviewer: Tell me about your family.

Me: I narrated my family background.

Interviewer: What are your strengths and weaknesses?

Me: I told him about the same.

Interviewer: Why do you want to work with Mindtree.

Me: I explained my reasons for choosing Mindtree.

Interviewer: Alright.

Then the interviewer explained the details of the bond, and discussed salary details, job location, timings, etc. I agreed with everything.

Two days after the interview, result got declared, and I was selected. It was the moment of immense happiness and pride for me.

Off Campus Student Experience via eLitmus for MindTree Recruitment

  • Name: Prabhas
  • Branch: CSE
  • College: GITA College, Bhubaneswar
  • Type of Interview: Off-Campus (eLitmus)

Student Interview

When I was in the final year, the Training and Placement Officer informed me about eLitmus pH test, which is one of the important exams for getting a good job in the IT industry. He told me that numerous companies are associated with eLitmus and if I score good marks in the pH test I will be eligible to participate in the recruitment events of the all those companies. And it actually happened. Soon after my pH test score was released, I received an email informing that I have been shortlisted for the Mindtree recruitment event.

Round 1- Written Test (eLitmus)

eLitmus conducted the written aptitude test and by pH score, the candidates were shortlisted. The written test was pen and paper-based and contained the following sections:



No. of Questions

Time Duration


Quantitative Aptitude


2 Hours


Logical Reasoning



Verbal Ability


  • Quantitative Ability

The quantitative test had questions on number system, averages, percentage, profit and loss, time, work, and distance, geometry, logarithms, quadratic equations, arithmetic, permutation and combination, and probability.

  • Logical Ability

The logical ability test had data tabulation related questions, cryptarithmetic problems, arrangement based problems, and bar/pie charts.

  • English

This test had questions on grammar concepts, synonyms, antonyms, sentence correction, and completion, and comprehensions.

The eLimus test has standardized negative marking criteria. If a candidate does more than 25% of the questions wrong of the total attempt then for rest of the incorrect answers half mark gets deducted. Since I was aware of this marking criteria I attempted only those question for which I was 100% sure. Luckily, I was able to score well in the exam.

Round 2-Coding

Based on my pH score I got an interview call from Mindtree. At the Mindtree interview location, a coding round was conducted. Here I was given two questions for which I had to write a program either in C or JAVA.

  1. WAP for merge sort using dynamic memory allocation
  2. Pattern Printing

I was able to fulfill all the test cases for both the programs.

Round 3-Technical Interviews

Interviewer: Hello Prabhas. How are you today?

Me: Hello Sir. I am very well. Thank you.

Interviewer: So Venkata, tell me something about yourself.

Me: I gave a brief intro of my family background, educational qualifications, hobbies, and interests.

Interviewer: Why did you choose computer science stream.

Me: I told him that I had a keen interest in programming and so I wanted to pursue it as my career.

Interviewer: Okay. So can you write a program for string reversal?
Me: Sure sir. I wrote the program.

Interviewer: Can you give an estimated count of the number of signals in your city?
Me: I can try sir. I used elimination approach to explain the estimated count.

Interviewer: Good. This is all on my side. Do you have any questions?
Me: I asked him some questions.

Round 4-HR Interview

The HR round was very interactive. The HR asked me about my hobbies and interests. He asked me what my strengths and weaknesses are. He also asked me the following questions:

  1. Why should we hire you?
  2. Where do you see yourself in the next 5 years?
  3. Are you planning for higher education?

I tried to give a positive response to all these questions which implied that if selected I won’t leave this company. Then the interviewer discussed the salary details, joining location, training, and timings. I agreed to all the conditions.

A week after the interview I received a call informing that I have been selected for the job and I have to join ASAP.