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How to Prepare for eLitmus Hiring Potential Test (pH Test)?

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eLitmus is one of the biggest online hiring platforms and a national-level assessment for all those out there looking out for entry-level engineering jobs. eLitmus pH test Scorecard is used by companies to shortlist students for Interviews in Off-Campus and On-Campus Placements. Candidates can also use this score to apply to all participating (around 210) companies from across India for a period of two years and freshers can get entry-level job(s).

eLitmus Hiring Potential Test (pH Test)


eLitmus Hiring Potential Test (pH Test) –Hiring Potential Test (pH Test). Companies call test-takers for interviews on the basis of pH score and their own criteria. Many top IT companies such as Accenture, Collabera, McAfee, and Novell, IBM, CGI, among others have used the eLitmus pH score on numerous occasions to recruit candidates. You need more than 80% in all the sections to get called by companies for Interviews.

Eligibility for pH Test –Though there are no eligibility criteria to take the pH test, companies hiring through eLitmus may have their own academic criteria. However, companies that use the eLitmus pH Test scores may set their own eligibility. Typically companies that hire through eLitmus look for candidates from BE/B.Tech, MCA, ME/Mtech or M.Sc (CS/IT/Electronics). Additionally, they may ask for minimum marks or grades. The criteria are published with each job ad. The pH test is majorly used by IT / automobile/infrastructure companies for their fresher hiring in technology. 

How much do you need to pay? 920.00 for pH test. The validity of the Scorecard will be 2 years.

How to apply? Please go through Elitmus and register yourself for the event. Also, get an insight into the pH test

Important Points to Remember:

  1. Offline Test & MCQ-Type Questions
  2. Time Duration – 2 hours
  3. Sections – 3 (Quantitative, Logical, and Verbal).
  4. Each Section Contains – 20 questions
  5. Each Question Carries – 10 marks
  6. Total Questions (Including all 3 sections) 
  7. Total Marks – 600
  8. Negative Marking – Yes (-10 for each negative answered question)

“No deduction of marks for unattempted questions.”

Note: All required formulae are provided in the question paper. 

Also, you would be surprised to know that the average salary offered through eLitmus is 5.5LPA.


Quantitative Aptitude

Logical Reasoning

Verbal English

  • Reading Comprehension ( Learn )
  • Grammatical Errors based Questions ( Learn )
  • Para Jumbles
  • Sentence Completion (Subject-Verb, Vocabulary, Tenses) ( Learn )

Also, Refer – Placements Preparation

There will be negative marking if a candidate gets more than 25% of questions wrong of their total attempt then for every wrong answer half a mark will be deducted.

Percentile Range:

  • Quantitative Aptitude: 50 – 80 marks = 75 – 95 percentile
  • Logical Reasoning: 35 – 90 marks = 75 – 95 percentile
  • Verbal English: 95 – 160 marks = 65 – 90 percentile
  • Total: 150 – 240 marks = 75 – 90 percentile 

You Need to Solve For a Good Percentile:

Quantitative Aptitude: solve 5-8 questions
Logical Reasoning: solve 5-7 questions
Verbal English: solve 11-15 questions 

You need more than 80% in all the sections to get called by companies for Interviews. Since the pH test is very tough, so you need to prepare very well. All the Best!!!

Last Updated : 14 Jul, 2023
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