Aspiring Minds has standardized assessments to check a variety of areas in the aptitude of a candidate thereby predicting his/her trainability and learnability in an organization. The adaptive tools have been extensively validated to predict analytical capabilities, technical trainability, soft skill trainability and process learnability.
Aspiring Minds aptitude assessments are designed scientifically to evaluate aptitude of the candidate giving absolute and sub-sectional scores within each module.
The logical ability section assesses capacity of an individual to interpret things objectively, to be able to perceive and interpret trends to make generalizations and be able to analyze assumptions behind an argument/statement. These abilities are primary for success of a candidate in the industry.
Specifically, these are divided into following sections:
All these abilities are tested both using numerical and verbal stimuli. Coachable questions have been identified and removed.
Various case studies have shown AMCAT Logical Ability to strongly correlate to technical trainability, soft-skill trainability and process trainability. It also demonstrates strong correlation to performance in roles of analysts and knowledge processes. Certain thresholds of logical ability also correlate to sales and support related role performance.
The quantitative skills assessments evaluate the numerical ability of an individual and are available in both a technical and non-technical flavour.
While the non-technical assessment covers the basic understanding of numbers, application in real world problems and word problems based on scenario, the technical flavour adds on analytical and engineering maths ranging from permutation, combination, probability, logarithms, etc.
Non-technical quantitative ability shows strong correlation to performance in jobs involving basic use of numbers such as accounting, finance, etc. The technical quantitative ability test correlates strongly to roles involving analytics, trainability in computer programming and IT and trainability for engineering and technical roles.
Details are important, attentiveness to the same key in many job environments. Attention to Detail assessments check how thorough a candidate is in accomplishing a task with concern for all the aspects involved, no matter how small. This test has been designed to screen applicants for jobs that require the individual to be detail oriented. It measures a basic workplace skill that would be absolutely essential for some kinds of jobs such as ones in retail, operations, editing and proof-writing, accounting, banking, etc.
The Attention to Detail assessments covers the following categories:
Aspiring Minds Research Cell has done various studies around learnability for technical roles. It has been determined that trainability in technical domains like programming, databases, mechanical engineering, etc can be strongly predicted on the basis of quantitative ability and logical ability.
Any organization would want its employees to be technically competent by the end of the training period. Our studies indicate that the candidate’s scoring better in AMCAT Logical Reasoning and AMCAT Quantitative Ability have shown a higher propencity to be successful in learning and training in technical areas. For instance, in an IT company, it has been shown statistically that a person’s skill at Maths and his/her Logical Ability are good measures of his/her capacity to learn Computer Programming.
Also, basic knowledge of the domain as assessed using various AMCAT domain assessments have indicated accelerated training results. For example basic knowledge of computer programming combined with analytical and quantitative ability have show strong training success in a shorter period of time.
Many organizations have found it necessary to train their employees in soft-skills which is key to several day-to-day tasks such as team communication, email communication, customer service, client interaction, etc. In order to be trained on soft-skills, it is important that the employee has certain levels of understanding of the English language and is able to express him/herself clearly in it. Additionally, a candidate with good logical ability and analytical reasoning derive greater and faster value from the both formal and on-job training.
Aspiring Minds research cell has done various studies around trainability in soft skills. It has been determined that trainability in soft skills like written communication, spoken communication, client interaction, customer service, etc can be strongly predicted on the basis of AMCAT English, SVAR and AMCAT Logical Ability. For example, studies have shown that certain sub-sections of AMCAT Logical Ability such as Inductive Logic have better prediction power for training success in voice processes.
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