How to prepare for Written Tests?

The written test round checks a candidate on a number of facets such as subject knowledge, logical and analytical ability, and communication and language skills set. In order to get successful master in this round, you should make sure that you accomplish the following:
  • Aptitude Building:
    Make sure that you improve your aptitude levels by using the best preparation material. We offer the most comprehensive and in-depth material, make sure you use it. Aptitude building not only involves working with hard-core topics of Mathematics and English, but also includes working on the fundamentals of these areas. Sustained and systematic study in the long-term is the best way of improving your aptitude levels. Work on the fundamentals of these areas, and use our sections such as 'Vocab-Builder' and 'E-library' to improve your general aptitude levels.
  • Focus on your Course Content and Academics:
    Make sure you place sufficient emphasis on your academics and you are fully prepared to successful challenge this part of the entrance exam. You can use the extensive database of technical questions given on this website as a reference base to understand the types of questions asked in the technical part of the written exams.
Strategy for Written Tests:
The overall design of the written tests is generally such that candidates get less than a minute to answer any question. In such a scenario, the expectation is that the candidate will judiciously select questions and will allocate time in such a manner as to maximize his score. Various companies divide their test into different sections which include quantitative section, verbal section & data interpretation and logical reasoning section.
Core companies adopt two methods to conduct the technical test: either include it as a part of the written aptitude test itself or conduct it as a separate test checking the student in the areas of relevance. The technical test can be of two types i.e. in the form of multiple choice questions (MCQs) or write a code for a specific program. Generally, companies do not adopt criterion of sectional cut-offs for exams.
Keeping this in mind, you should remember that the overall score in the exam is the most important one. You are advised to analyze your strengths and weaknesses, and try to identify the questions you are most comfortable with. Spend as much time as possible on questions where you are confident of scoring the maximum amount of marks in the least amount of time. The order of attempting different sections, if choice is available to you in the test, should depend on a strategy designed to boost your morale and score in the test.
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