New Delhi: Scores of students of Delhi University turned up on Friday to gauge their employment readiness as they appeared for an adaptive test held for the first time to provide them feedback about the level of their skills.

The Aspiring Minds Computer Adaptive Test (AMCAT) adopted by Delhi University was held in three batches with over 21,000 final year students registered with the institution's central placement cell eligible to take it.

Among the aspects put to test were English Comprehension, Quantitative Ability, Logical Ability, Personality Assessment and others based on specific job sectors.

Himanshu Aggarwal, CEO of Aspiring Minds, the company behind the concept said the test is uniquely designed to help students know their standing as far as industry readiness was concerned, and provide them a much-needed "reality check".

Besides, the programme launched by Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh, also aims to provide an interface between students and jobs.

"Aspiring Minds will facilitate the university's student’s access to thousands of jobs from across the country," said Aggarwal.

While 150 students appeared for the assessment on Friday, 1200 more are expected for Saturday.

Based on it, each student would be provided an AMCAT 'Seven-Stroke Employability feedback' that means a detailed personalised report with scores on each section, and inputs that will make them understand their understand their suitability to a sector.

Aspiring Minds, an employability measurement company, said that an estimated 7,000 students have evinced interest in appearing for the assessment.

(Agencies)