Accenture Recruitment Process 2019

Accenture Recruitment Process for Freshers 2018

Accenture Recruitment Process for Freshers this year quiet simple. The last major change in the Accenture Recruitment Process 2018 was done in June where different on campus and off campus platforms were used.

We will cover everything that you need to know about the Accenture Recruitment Process.

accenture recruitment process for freshers 2018

Recruitment Process for Accenture 2018

Accenture now has a different process for placement for on campus and off campus –

  • On Campus – MeritTrac, CoCubes and Wheebox Platform is used
  • Off Campus 1 – eLitmus platform is used
  • Off Campus 2 via AMCAT Employability score – AMCAT is used

We will discuss all this in detail in this post further.

Here are few highlights for Accenture Recruitment this year –

  • Accenture is going to cut down hiring by 60% this year.
  • Accenture gives more preference to female applicants than male
  • This is done to ensure, Accenture reaches 50:50 M:F ratio by 2025, which currently is 70:30.
  • The multiply points of a female students by a factor of 1.5, so female employees have higher chance to get selected.

On Campus

Accenture uses MeritTrac, CoCubes and Wheebox equally as their on campus test. Only at the time of the test you will get to know which platform is there for your college, However, your placement cell can ask Accenture HR’s which platform they are going to use for the test in your college.


  1. For Grade A colleges like NIT and VIT there is no Technical Interview Round. Directly, there is HR Interview
  2. For Grade B and C colleges which are not in top50 colleges in India there are both HR and Technical Interview
Recruitment Process Freshers on Campus
Accenture Recruitment Process for Freshers 2018No of QuestionsTimeDifficultyImportance
Verbal English2020MediumHigh
Attention to details1515MediumMedium


  • Platform – CoCubes (Check Syllabus for MeritTrac here)
  • Written test
    • Verbal English
    • Logical Reasoning
    • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Interview
    • Grade A Colleges – Only HR
    • Grade B College – Both HR and Technical
SectionTimeQuestionsDifficultyNegative Marking


  • Platform – Wheebox
  • Written test
    • Verbal English
    • Logical Reasoning
    • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Interview
    • Grade A Colleges – Only HR
    • Grade B College – Both HR and Technical

Verbal Topics

RC, Synonyms and Antonyms best expresses questions, Main Idea of the paragraph, Sentence Correction, Fill in the blanks

Logical Topics

Analogy, Data Sufficiency, Data Suff type 2, Number Series

Quants Topics

speed time and distance, averages, Divisibility, simple x and y equations, Arithmetic Progressions, mixture and allegations, ratio and proportions

Section (Wheebox)TimeQuestionsNegative Marking

Off Campus

Accenture doesn’t conduct its separate off campus drive at all. Rather it recruits throughout the year 365 days, via AMCAT and eLitmus Exam.

AMCAT and eLitmus are exams that students can give off campus and based on the scores you get in these exams about 400+ companies will recruit you and will send you call for interviews based on the scores. About 40,000 students were placed via eLitmus and 50,000 were placed via AMCAT last year.

Off Campus eLitmus

Accenture also recruits via eLitmus scores, you have to give eLitmus offline and you will get the following recruitment process

Accenture Recruitment Process 2018

Recruitment Process for Accenture 2018 DetailsQuestionsMarks for SectionPercentile RangeNegative Marking
Problem Solving and Reasoning20 Questions200 Marks35 – 90 marks = 75 – 95 percentileYes
Quantitative Aptitude20 Questions200 Marks50 – 80 marks = 75 – 95 percentileYes
Verbal20 Questions200 Marks95 – 160 marks = 65 – 90 percentile Yes
Total60 Questions600 Marks150 – 240 marks 75 – 90 percentileYes
Off Campus AMCAT

In the exam there are 4 mandatory sections which are – 

  • Logical Reasoning
  • Verbal English
  • Quants
  • Personality Test

Accenture Aptitude Test Recruitment Process 2018 for Freshers

Accenture Aptitude Recruitment Process for Freshers 2018 No. of QuestionsDifficulty in 1 to 5Average Time to solve
LCM and HCF23.5/545 secs
Divisibility23/540 secs
Numbers, decimal fractions and power13/540 secs
Profit and Loss24/545 secs
Inverse13/540 secs
Time, Speed and Distance13.5/51 min
Simple and Compound Interest24/51 min 30 secs
Logarithms13.5/545 secs
Permutation and Combinations14/51 min 25 secs
Probability 23.5/545 secs

Note – Accenture will only consider your marks in above 4 sections. But, you must also give the atleast 1 section mentioned below as many companies like mPhasis, Microsoft etc do consider marks in the following sections –

Then there are optional modules –

Optional sections(Can choose any two 2 out of these) –

For Engineering –

List – 

  1. Computer Programming
  2. Computer Science
  3. Electronics and Semiconductors
  4. Telecommunication
  5. Electrical Engineering, 
  6. Mechanical Engineering
  7. Civil Engineering
  8. Instrumentation Engineering
  9. Industrial Engineering
  10. Production Engineering
  11. Metallurgical Engineering
  12. Chemical Engineering
  13. Automotive Engineering
  14. Paint Technology
  15. Polymer Technology
  16. Chemistry.

While you can choose any but we suggest these for the following branches –

We suggest for Engineering Branches that students must choose computer programming(If they want to apply for IT jobs in companies like Accenture, Zs Associates, mPhasis etc.

  • For CSE and IT – Computer Programming and Computer Science.
  • For ECE – Telecommunication, Electronics and Semiconductors + Computer Programming
  • For EEE – Electrical Engineering + Computer Programming. Can also give Electronics and Semiconductors if confident.
  • For Mech – Mechanical Engineering + Computer Programming. Can also give Metallurgical Engineering if confident.
  • For Chemical – Chemical Engineering + Computer Programming. Can also give any one of paint, polymer, chemistry if confident.
  • Civil Engineering – Civil Engineering + Computer Programming.

For Management – Electrical Engineering and if you want can also give Electronics and Semiconductors 

List – Banking & Financial Services, Marketing, Human Resources (HR), Operations, Basic Statistics

For Management choose any 2 subjects from above.

There is also a Aspiring Minds Personality Inventory (AMPI) test which is also mandatory.

  • Name: Ramachandra Iyer
  • College: Alagappa College of Technology, Chennai
  • Branch: Computer Science
  • Type of interview: On-Campus Interview

Student Interview

We were informed by our college administration that the placement drive will begin from the next month. And this year Accenture will also be coming for the campus selection. The eligibility criteria for Accenture is 60% throughout the academic career and no current backlogs. I started preparing for the drive from PrepInsta, and that was the best decision. It had so many questions that helped me during the placement drive. The Accenture placement drive had two rounds. First was the aptitude test then the HR round. For the MeritTrac test we had to register on the college site for our admit card.

MeritTrac Paper

This was the first round for the Accenture placement drive. The paper was divided into three sections which were, Verbal, Logical Reasoning and Data Integration, and Attention to Detail.

  1. The Verbal Ability section had questions related to sentence completion, Synonym and Antonyms, Reading Comprehensions. The Verbal section had 20 questions

And the time allotted was also 20 minutes. The passage took a lot of time, so I was not able to complete all the questions, still I managed to get the desired cut off.

  1. The LRDI section had 20 questions. Maximum questions in this section were of the same type some exact with values also that I studied on PrepInsta. Major questions were from Blood Relation problems, Number Series and Data Sufficiency. This section was of 25 minutes.
  2. Attention to Detail questions were the trickiest of all. There were 15 questions in this section.

Results were declared within an hour. Finally I managed to clear the 1st round.

The next round was the HR interview. For the interview the selected students were asked to bring the all the original documents.

HR Interview

The HR interview was held in the college auditorium, in batches of five students at a time. I along with five other candidates entered the auditorium for the interview. The HR asked for our resumes, and the interview began. He asked same set of questions to all five of us. All the questions were non-technical majorly. Some questions were,

  • Tell me about your final year project, and what was your role in it.
  • Your hobbies and interests
  • Why do want to work for Accenture?
  • Where do you see yourself in next 5 years?

The interview went for 30 minutes. My interview went quite well. The results were declared after 10 days. They were published on the college site. Fortunately, I was selected. I received my joining letter after 2 months and currently I am posted as the Junior Software Developer in Accenture Pune.

Read more interview experience here on this page.

  • Name: Krutika Nair
  • College: Anna University Chennai
  • Branch: Computer Science
  • Type of interview: Off-Campus Interview

Student Interview

I applied for Accenture through eLitmus entrance exam. Accenture was my dream company, not just, because it is the best in the IT industry, but this company highly encourages women empowerment and equal pay to women employees. Accenture has strict 60% criteria. There should be no education gap than a year and there should be no current backlogs. My friend suggested me to apply for eLitmus test. PrepInsta helped me for preparation of this paper especially with the crypto arithmetic questions.
The Ph Test

I applied for this paper online at After filling the form, I received my admit card on my registered email id. It was a paper and pen based test paper. My centre for the test was in Bangalore. The elitmus Test was divided into three sections, Quantitative AnalysisLogical Reasoning and Data Interpretation and Verbal Ability. The test was of 120 minutes and every section had exactly 20 questions each. To clear this paper I had to score minimum 75 percentile in each section.

  • In the Quantitative Analysis or The Aptitude section, most of the questions were related to speed time and distance. I had practiced many questions of this type on PrepInsta. The questions were very difficult and time consuming.
  • In the Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation section, all the questions were of medium-difficulty level except one, the crypto arithmetic question.
  • In the Verbal Ability section, there were four Reading comprehension passages, para-jumbles, synonyms and antonyms questions.

The result of the paper was declared after 14 days. I scored 78 percentile in Quants, 90.06 percentile in Logical Reasoning and 88.08 percentile in Verbal. On an average I was eligible to apply for major IT companies. I applied through the eLitmus site for Accenture.

After a month, I received an email from Accenture that I was shortlisted for the face-to-face interview. I had to report at Accenture Bangalore for the interview along with documents,

  • Original and photocopy of all the mark sheets from 10th.
  • 4 passport size photos
  • Printout of the call letter from Accenture
  • Printout of the eLitmus score card

HR Interview

The interview was scheduled on May 14th, 2016 at the Accenture Bangalore Campus. I was the only candidate there who applied through elitmus. As my turn came, I was very nervous. I entered the cabin, and greeted the interviewer. He asked for my resume, and went through it. The first question was introduce yourself. Then the interview went further,

  • Tell me something, which is not present on this resume.
  • Is this your first interview?
  • What were you doing from past eight months?
  • What was your role in your final year project?
  • Will you be comfortable in moving to another city?
  • If selected how you will be beneficial for our company?
  • What is your salary expectation?

The interview went for about 15 minutes. I was asked to submit all the printouts of the documents with two passport size photos. He told me they would inform with a conformation mail regarding the result of the selection process.

After a week, I received an auto-generated message from Accenture declaring I had been selected. Further details were sent to my mail id. The joining letter came after four months. I was selected as the Software engineer trainee at Accenture.

Read more interview experience here on this page.

  • Name: Gopal Krishna Ranganathan
  • College: Amrita Vishwa Vidhyapitham
  • Branch: Computer Science
  • Type of interview: Off-Campus Interview

Student Interview

I applied for the Accenture off campus drive through AMCAT. After signing up on register, I filled in the required details and registered for the written paper. After submitting the fee of Rs.1139, I got my admit card. The eligibility criteria for Accenture is 60% throughout, with no current backlogs and there should be no education gap than a year.

AMCAT Written Paper

The AMCAT paper for Accenture was divided into three sections, and the test was of 95 minutes. The various sections were Quantitative Aptitude, Logical Reasoning, and Verbal Ability. The paper was of medium-difficulty, and maximum questions were of the same pattern as I studied on PepInsta. In this paper, each section had its sectional cut off percentage.

  • In the Quantitative Aptitude section, all the questions were based on basic mathematics skills. This section has questions related to Permutation and Combination, Time and Work, Number System and Algebra. The questions were of medium difficulty.
  • The Logical Reasoning section was the most time-consuming. There were 25 questions in this section. The questions were quite difficult. They related to Puzzles, Data Sufficiency, Syllogism and Set based questions.
  • In the Verbal Ability section, questions were related to Reading Comprehensions, Fill in the blanks, Passages. There were 25 questions in this section. The Reading Comprehension passages were quite long, so time management was the key for this section.

The test results were declared after a month of the test. I cleared all the sections. By my AMCAT scores, I got an interview call from Accenture. I had to apply on the official website of the company for the confirmation of my interview. I received my interview call letter on my registered email id. The interview was at Accenture Bangalore. I had to carry the following documents the interview

  1. All the Original and Xerox mark sheets from class 10th.
  2. Four passport size photos.
  3. Xerox of AMCAT scorecard.
  4. One copy of the updated resume.
  5. Printout of the Hall Ticket.

HR Round

I reached the Accenture Bangalore campus at 9:00 am for my interview. I was informed that the interview would begin at 11:00.

I entered the HR cabin, he asked me for my resume, and the interview began.

Major questions were non-technical,

  • Tell me something about you?
  • What were you doing from past eight months?
  • Tell me about your final year project, what was your role in it?
  • Why should we hire you?
  • Are you planning for higher studies?
  • What are your long-term goals?
  • Where do see yourself in next five years?

The interview went for 15 minutes. I was asked to submit the Xerox copies of my mark sheets and two passport size photos. After a week I received a congratulations email from Accenture. I got the joining letter after three months as the JAVA Developer at Accenture Pune.

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