eLitmus Syllabus And Question Paper Pattern


Students who are new to the concept of eLitmus test and pattern of question paper can follow this tutorial helpful. eLitmus employability test is very useful for the freshers as well as for experienced professionals who are seeking job in IT sector. There are many companies hiring for multiple positions like Associate Software Engineer, Eystem Engineer, Android or IOS Developers, Desktop Support etc roles with good packages. Students are also advised to check other Employement exams like AMCAT or CoCubes.

eLitmus ph test Result :

pH scores are declared in your eLitmus account within 18 days of your pH test date. Usually the result come within a week, but sometimes it may take up to 2 weeks! Candidates who are not satisfied with their pH score or marks can take re-take the exam to score high. Candidates with good pH score are more likely to get call letters from many IT companies.

Tips to score more marks in eLitmus test paper:

Each section in the question paper carries 20 questions from the module. If you are planning to attend all 20 questions in quant that wont help you in these case. As scoring depends on the number of correct answers (Calculated based on percentile) rather than attempting all questions due to negative marking scheme in the exam. Students who are preparing for eLitmus must not attend all 20 question. Attending 10 questions in enough to get 90 and above percentile if you correct 8 questions. Same Applied for Problem Solving sections where you need you attend atleast 8 questions. Do not touch any question you are not aware about it. In Verbal Section if you attend 12 question correctly you will get 90%ile and above but it is advised to attend more number of questions in verbal section. Negative markings are section wise not for the complete test.

How Companies in eLitmus Hiring :

There are many big companies like Accenture, Intel, MAQ Software etc hiring through eLitmus pH test score but few companies see the sectional cut off and few companies see the overall cutoff. So if you are not happy with your current pH score then you must take re-test.

Is calculator allowed for eLitmus pH test?

No. Any kind of gadgets are strictly prohibited in the exam.

To Know more about eLitmus pH test Read this article: Elitmus Employment Test For Freshers

Syllabus of Elitmus Test:

There are 3 Sections of an eLitmus pH Test Paper and each section contains 20 Questions.

  • Quantitative Aptitude:
  • Problem Solving or Data Interpretation and Reasoning
  • Verbal Ability

There are 20 Questions in each section.

Syllabus & Question Paper Pattern elitmus exam:

1. Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus for elitmus pH Test

  • Number Systems
  • Averages
  • Percentage & Interest
  • Time, Speed & Distance
  • Geometry
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Logarithms
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Probability
  • Permutation & Combination
  • Few Miscellaneous Questions

2. Syllabus for Problem Solving Section of Elitmus pH test :

  • Data Tabulation based Questions
  • cryptarithmetic Problem
  • Arrangement Based Problems
  • Bar Graphs/Pie Charts
  • Few Miscellaneous Questions

3. Verbal Ability Syllabus for elitmus pH Test

  • Questions Related To Grammatical Concepts
  • Paragraph Based Questions
  • Fill In The Blanks
  • Reading Comprehension

Books To Refer for eLitmus Test Preperation:

There is no separate text book for this exam. But students can refer Quantitative Aptitude By Arun Sharma, R S Agarwal.

eLitmus Negative marking scheme:

If you do more than 25% questions wrong of the total attempt then for rest of every wrong answer half mark will be deducted. If you attempt more than 1/4th of total questions wrong then you get negative marking, for example: if you attend 12 questions, 1/4th of 12 is 4, so if you attempt 9 right and 3 wrong then u have no negative markings but if you attend 8 right and 4 wrong then negative marking will be there for that 4th question but not for the other 3. Negative markings are section wise not for the complete test.

eLitmus Test is beneficial for All department students CSC, IT, ECE, EEE, E&I, and even for civil and Mechanical Engineering students too etc. There is no basic questions from Electrical/Electronics department. Elitmus Aptitude Question Paper is neither tough nor easy.

eLitmus Jobs For Freshers & Experienced candidates:

Aspiring candidates looking to make thier career in IT field or any experienced candidate can apply to many jobs. The number of candidates hired through eLitmus has been gradually increasing every year. Candidates with high percentile in all the sections have higher chances of getting shortlisted for the direct interviews. Platform like elitmus have provided job to many unemployed candidated across India. Candidates can easily find and apply to eLitmus Jobs through our portal.

Note: eLitmus do not provide any sample paper or any previous year questions papers for any type preparation. Candidates are instructed to prepare for eLitmus exam manually.


  1. Hiii i m parul sharma b.tech final year electronics branch, i have one questions that i get in 10 – 55% nd 12- 62% nd till now in betch 69% . If i clear elitmus exam with good precentile then any one company hire me …… plz tell me i m so sad for it

  2. Can anyone clear my doubt…?

    I’m a 2013 B.Tech_IT student… Will this test yield me good results for getting calls at this point of time…?

  3. my elitmus score :
    Verbal :75.00–79.83%ile
    Problem Solving :37.50–83.48%ile
    Quantitative :48.80–91.09%ile
    but my btech % is below 60 can i expect any calls from good companies ??

    • I’m going to attempt on 12th of this month, Can I know how difficult was the exam? Do we get big questions or medium sized questions in Quant and Verbal? Pls reply.

    • Haii Siddharth… This is Sreekanth .I want to know how will get good percentile in elitmus exam. Can u please tell me the tips how to get good percentile.. And how many qns will I attempt in exam..and which topics asked mostly in a exam….so please send valuable information

  4. I have done B. Tech. in Mechanical Engineering (2015 pass out). Is it useful to give this test…? How many core mechanical domain companies are hiring through this platform?

    • Accenture and Mindtree are some of the biggest mass recruiter in eLitmus.But most of the companies are hiring very low percentage of candidates and it is very competitive to get the job in non mass recruiting companies.

  5. Hii Itz Arnab. I have complted my MCA with 90%, in BCA 61%, in 12th 76%, in 10th 42%. If I am apply for elitmus and I score good ph, then I will get any calls from any company, If I am eligible for getting call for which compnay! Reply soon. Tx.

  6. I gave elitmus test on 30 th august.I attempted only two question in quants section bt I got -11 marks it it.If they calculate it section wise then how could I get these marks?

  7. HelloI have completed BTech in Aeronautical engineering Is this test useful for me ? How many core complies hire through this platform ?

  8. i m from2015 (CSE) passout batch…i got many call by other portal like shine.com and naukri.com BUT i did not get any call in core profile so after e litmus would i get call if i got around 60%ile then…?? what should i do for the same…?

  9. hii frnd I’m going to write this sunday , can anyone help me this is my first attempt. I want to know the entire syllabus for 2016 pls reply me soon. FRIENDS

    • if you’re 2016 passed out then Yes it would be beneficial. But score good in pH test. (atleast 70 percentile in all section and more than 80 percentile in Quant and Logic )

  10. sir i am a 2016 btech passout. i have 78% for 10th 67% for 12th and 69% for btech. Will i get calls through the elitmus test.

  11. I am Mca 2017 passedout now iam planning to take elitmus test. Is it beneficial to me r not please tel me


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