Cognizant AMCAT Syllabus and Online Test Pattern for Exam

Cognizant AMCAT Syllabus 2019

For Off Campus recruitment Cognizant uses Aspiring Minds Test. You will find all the informations related to CTS AMCAT Syllabus 2019 and Cognizant AMCAT Test Pattern 2019 on this page. Once, you’re finished reading Cognizant Syllabus 2019 page you can go to our Cognizant Preparation Dashboard for preparation, it will definitely be beneficial for you in the exam.

CTS AMCAT Pattern 2018

CTS AMCAT Test Pattern 2019

Here you will find the Syllabus for CTS test based on AMCAT – 

Compulsory Modules

  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Logical Reasoning
  • English
  • Aspiring Minds Personality Test

Optional Modules

  • Computer Programming
  • Domain Test

Note – These are not Necessary for CTS but Wipro may call based on the above module’s scores

Once you clear the above round, if you are shortlisted by Cognizant, then within a week you will get email from CTS to give AMCAT Coding Test from home.

Note – You need to have a working Camera in the laptop you’re using. As the test will be proctored online.

Very Imp – Many websites say these is PPT test etc, don’t trust them. There is no PPT test, their syllabus page for CTS is same for the last 6 years, after this there are only 1 interview round that covers both technical and HR.

AMCAT Syllabus for AMCAT 2019

CTS AMCAT Quants Syllabus for Aspiring Minds

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  • 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
  1. Max Score – 800
  2. Questions – 16 Ques
  3. Time – 18 mins

AMCAT Logical Syllabus 2019 for CTS

  • 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
  1. Max Score – 800
  2. Questions – 14 Ques
  3. Time – 16 mins

Verbal English Syllabus for AMCAT Cognizant

  • 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
    • Contextual Vocabulary
    • Comprehension ordering

Max Score – 800
Questions – 18 Ques
Time – 16 mins

AMCAT Personality Test Syllabus for CTS

Well, there is no syllabus and you don’t actually need to prepare for this test. It’s just there to judge your personality there are no right or wrong answers.

They evaluate on the following parameters – 

Aspiring Minds Personality Inventory is based on the five-factor model of Personality. AMPI measures five broadbased traits:

  1. Extraversion
  2. Conscientiousness
  3. Neuroticism
  4. Openness to Experience
  5. Agreeableness.

AMCAT CTS Coding Test Syllabus

Time given is 1 hour and you have to solve both questions in any of the following languages – C, C++, C# or Java.

Cognizant AMCAT Computer Programming MCQ Syllabus

  • Basic Programming
    • Data Types
    • Iteration, Recursion, Decision
    • Procedure, functions and scope
  • Data Structures
    • Arrays, Linked Lists, Trees,
    • Graphs
    • Stacks, Queues
    • Hash Tables
    • Heaps
    • Searching and Sorting
  • OOPs
    • Polymorphism
    • Abstraction
    • Encapsulation
    • Complexity Theory
  • Miscellaneous
    • Searching and Sorting
    • Complexity Theory
  1. Max Score – 800
  2. Questions – 25 Ques
  3. Time – 35 mins
CTS AMCAT test pattern and Cognizant AMCAT syllabus 2018

Cognizant Interview Pattern 2019

Cognizant has two different interview processes, based on the reputation of the college.

Interview Process for Grade A colleges like – VIT, NITs, Manipal etc

  • Written Round
  • HR Interview Round

Interview Process for Grade B and C colleges most state colleges

  • Written Round
  • Technical Interview Round (Technical + Coding)
  • HR Interview Round

If applying for off Campus drive then doesn’t matter which Grade college yours is, Technical Interview Round will be there


  • CTS Interviewer will try to keep the Technical Round to basic C programming Codes(Find on CTS Coding Interview Dashboard), Basic theory and definitions and Focus more on your English.
    Other companies like TCS and Tech Mahindra will not focus more on English speaking but your technical skills

Duration of Interview

  • While in Accenture and CTS the duration of Interview is around 15 – 20 mins
    For TCS it ranges anywhere between 30 mins to 45 mins, for Tech Mahindra it may be an hour or more.

Coding Questions

  • Companies like Accenture and Deloitte don’t ask coding questions at all
    But, Cognizant, TCS, Wipro will ask you coding questions like Palindrome, pattern printing etc even if you’re from Non CS IT round.

C / OOPS Questions

Cognizant will necessarily ask some basic C / OOPS concept to all Branches. Well, you’re applying to an IT company they expect you to know a little about C / OOPS theory.
Companies like Accenture, Deloitte don’t ask C / OOPS concept. But, their training is very difficult, so even if you get selected. You need to learn all about coding and technical aspects

Freedom of Topic Selection

  • All bulk companies, including Cognizant, give freedom of topic selection to you, generally the interviewer will ask you the favourite subject and will ask questions from that, or will ask you the questions from topics, chapters and projects mentioned in your Resume.
    CTS asks interviewer to fill the interview feedback in 5 categories
  1. Strongly disagree
  2. Disagree
  3. Average
  4. Agree
  5. Strongly Agree

They will check mark one option from above for the following questions –


  1. Candidate has positive attitude towards learning
    Candidate is good at coding abilities
  2. Candidate has high potential to pick up a technology and expertise it, given he is provided with training
  3. Candidate has good proficiency in his core branch subjects
  4. Candidate is able to make cross arguments in professional English

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