Amrita University Mass Communication & Journalism Communication Aptitude Test 2020

Pen & Paper Mode

AMRITA CAPTEST Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 500
  • Examination Modes:Pen & Paper Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body:Amrita University (Amrita)
  • Courses:BJMC, PhD JMC
  • Streams:Mass Communication

AMRITA CAPTEST 2020: Application Form(Closed), Eligibility Criteria

Updated On - June 03 2020 by Neol Cherian

AMRITA CAPTEST 2020 application form last date has been extended to 26 May 2020 for BA Mass program and to 31 May 2020 for M. A. in Communication and P. G. Diploma in Journalism (P. G. D. J). The new exam dates will be announced soon by the authority. CAPTEST is also known as the Communication Aptitude Test, that is designed to evaluate students based on interest, aptitude, and potential for adapting to a professional communication course. The Amrita University of Mass Communication conducts the exam every year. This exam offers admission to seek admission into 3 year B. A Mass Communication Programme, 2 year M.A Communication Programme and Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism at Amrita University. The entrance test will be held at Ettimadai campus of the University. The admission procedure is expected to commence in November. The interested applicants can go through the complete article for more information on CAPTEST Application form, Eligibility, Admit Card, etc.

Latest Updates

  • AMRITA CAPTEST 2020 application form last date has been extended to 26 May 2020 for BA program and to 31 May 2020 for MA and PG course.
  • The new exam dates will be announced soon by the authority on its official website.

AMRITA CAPTEST 2020 Application Form

The application form details for Amrita Mass Communication are as follows:

  • The application is available in the online mode on the official website of Amrita University
  • The application form will be available for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses will be available.
  • Submission of application will be in offline mode
  • Students should fill all the details in the application form and send the application form through post along with all the necessary documents and application fee before the last date
  • Along with the application form, the aspirant should submit 2 recent passport size photographs
  • Should submit attested copies of 10thand 12th mark sheet for B.A Courses
  • 10thand 12th mark sheets and all semesters mark sheets of the bachelor’s programme if applying for M.A courses.
  • Community certificate.

AMRITA CAPTEST 2020 Application Fee

Application fee of Rs 500/- that has to be paid by the aspirants for AMRITA CAPTEST 2020. It is necessary to submit the fee as the form will not be considered without it.

AMRITA CAPTEST 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Applying aspirants should meet the following criteria to apply for the examination conducted by Amrita University. The following criteria are according to the information released officially by the University.

Selection Procedure

B.A Mass Communication

Should secure 50% aggregate in 10+2 examination or should have any equivalent qualification recognized by Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi

1.      Communication Aptitude Test

2.      Personal Interview.

M.A in Communication and P.G. Diploma in Journalism

Should have cleared their graduation examination or Should possess 50% aggregate in 10+2+3 examination

1.      Communication Aptitude test

2.      Group Discussion

3.      Personal Interview

  • Should obtain a certificate from Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi by the aspirants who completed their education from foreign Universities.
  • Aspirants who are having 70% aggregate marks during the first two years of their degree will be exempted from Communication Aptitude Test.

AMRITA CAPTEST 2020 Exam Pattern

Exam Pattern of AMRITA CAPTEST will differ according to the circumspection of the examiners.


Know your English


Logical Reasoning


Current Affairs


General Awareness


People in the News


Media and Advertising



AMRITA CAPTEST 2020 Syllabus

The AMRITA CAPTEST sections differ according to the Examiners. The topics covered are Indian current affairs, Logical Reasoning, and English Grammar. Aspirants can expect questions from the following:

English Grammar
  • Word usage
  • Vocabulary
  • Finding the right word
  • Homographs
  • Idioms
  • Correct the sentences
  • Usage of words
  • Choose the Correct spellings
Logical Reasoning
  • Deriving logical conclusions from statements
  • Finding the matching Analogy
  • Finding the pattern in the symbols
Current Affairs
  • Happenings around the world 
In the News
  • Identify the people in the pictures
  • Guess the controversy that surrounds the poster
Media and Advertising
  • Picture message identification
  • Choosing the best answer
  • Logo Identification
Creative Flexibility & Lateral Thinking
  • Situation based questions

AMRITA CAPTEST 2020 Admit Card

AMRITA CAPTEST admit card 2020 details are:

  • Admit card will be issued generally before two weeks or 15 days before the commencement of exam.
  • It can be downloaded through online mode from the official website of Amrita University.
  • Admit card contains the basic details of the applying aspirant such as aspirant name, Registration number, address, seat number, centre etc.
  • Hall ticket will not be sent by post.
  • In order to download the admit card, the aspirant needs to fill in the details that are mentioned at the time of applying for the examination.
  • It is mandatory for students to bring in the admit card to write the test, in failing to do so the aspirant will not be allowed to write the examination.
  • The aspirants are required to show the admit card to the invigilator whenever he asks for it.
  • It is suggested to keep the admit card with the student until all the process of admission is completed. 


The AMRITA CAPTEST 2020 result details are mentioned in the points:

  • Results of AMRITA CAPTEST 2020 will be declared in May 2020 tentatively.
  • Exam participants can check their results by logging in the official website of Amrita Vishwavidhyapeetham.
  • Aspirants have to enter their details mentioned on the admit card to view the results.
  • Only the qualified students are eligible to appear for counselling.
  • The counselling process will be strictly based on the performance of the students.
  • Amrita results indicate score obtained and merit position.

AMRITA CAPTEST 2020 Counselling

The AMRITA CAPTEST 2020 counselling details are below in the given points:

  • Counselling will begin after the declaration of result.
  • All the eligible aspirants will be invited for counselling.
  • Admissions will be strictly based on the marks obtained by the aspirants.
  • Qualified aspirants should bring all the original documents with them.
  • The aspirant will be called to counselling on the basis of merit list.

AMRITA CAPTEST 2020 Highlights

The highlights for AMRITA CAPTEST 2020 are as follows:

Conducting BodyAmrita University of Mass Communication
Total Marks50 Marks
Exam ModePen & Paper Mode
CoursesB.A Mass Communication Programme, M.A Communication Programme
CAPTEST 2020 Official Website

About AMRITA Vishwa Viyapeetham

The AMRITA Vishwa Vidyapeetham was established in the year 1994. The University is a private deemed to be university-based in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India. The AMRITA Univesity has 6 campuses currently with 15 constituent schools across Tamil Nadi, Kerala & Karnataka. 

It offers a total of 207 Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Integrated-degree, dual-degree, doctoral, and certification programs in Engineering, Medicine, Business, Arts & Sciences, Biotechnology, Mass Communication & Social Work.


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AMRITA CAPTEST Important Dates

AMRITA CAPTEST 2020 Form Date19 Sep - 30 Apr 2020
AMRITA CAPTEST 2020 Exam Date03 Jun 2020

Amrita University Mass Communication & Journalism Communication Aptitude Test 2020 Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:


Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :


Negative Marking:


1Current Affairs ---------
2English & Logical Reasoning---------

Frequently Asked Questions


Form Start Date:

19 Sep 2019

Form End Date:

30 Apr 2020

The last date to submit the form was on 30 Apr 2020
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