eLitmus | pH test |Eligibility Criteria |Registration Process | Syllabus |Test Pattern


Thousands and Thousands of students are graduating every year some getting jobs through campus drives and some doesn’t, and so the competition is much more in actual.

What is eLitmus?

eLitmus Evaluation Private Limited is first an Indian Recruitment Organization very first of its kind, launched in 2005 and since then helping freshers and redefining entry level recruitment. eLitmus conducts a qualifier test namely known as pH test at national level every few week. This test is very useful for the freshers to get their dream job with good salary package through off campus poll drives. Usually clients call candidates for interview through pH score and the percentile secured by them in the exam. Some of the Fortune 500 companies hire their employees through the pH test percentile.

What is eLitmus pH test?

pH Test or Hiring Potential Test is an assessment test conducted by eLitmus. Companies use pH Test’s percentile and score as a criterion for hiring employees through it. The test consists of three parts- the Quantitative section, the Verbal section and the Reasoning section. Results are declared in two different formats i.e. percentile score and total score. Companies call participants 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, etc. have used the eLitmus pH score to recruit candidates.

Why is eLitmus important for Freshers?

eLitmus pH Test is very important in terms of student placement. Many IT Companies are facing a big crisis which directly affects the most of the students’ career. But we also have seen in the last few years eLitmus providing big companies like Accenture, Mac, McAfee, IBM, Adobe etc. which gives more credit to the eLitmus. Students who scored good percentiles in eLitmus are getting direct opportunity to face off campus and interviews. eLitmus is an excellent platform for those students who are from third-tire colleges. Almost every company is offering a salary above 3 LPA. Even few companies are offering 13-14 LPA for freshers.

Benefits of eLitmus

eLitmus pH Test evaluates the appearing candidates based on a variety of parameters, and grades them nationwide being pH Score for each candidate. eLitmus conducts pH test at national level across India every few week. This test is very useful to get a job with good salary package through off campus drives. Usually clients call candidates for interview through pH score and percentile in the exam.

pH 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 if one prepare for it with a proper approach.

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates having a degree or pursuing one in BE/B.Tech, MCA, ME/M.Tech or M.Sc(CS/IT) will benefit from the pH test.

How to Register

Step 1: Register by creating an account by registering in www.elitmus.com

Step 2: Fill up the required details

  • Name of the candidate appearing for the exam
  • Date of birth (as given in 10th marks card)
  • Parents name (as given in 10th marks card)
  • Gender
  • Aadhar Number (optional)
  • Permanent Account Number (PAN)
  • Mobile Number
  • Landline Number (Optional)

Once it is done, the account will be activated after the verification link sent to the registered email ID is activated.

Step 3: Fill your education details

  • 10th Details
  • 12th Details
  • Diploma Details
  • Graduation Details
  • Post Graduation Details

Step 4: Complete your profile.

  • Personal – includes address, contact details, disability etc
  • Work details – experiences, social profile and job offers
  • Skills – Certifications, external exam scores
  • Resume

Test Pattern:-

There are 3 Sections in eLitmus pH Test:

  1.  Quantitative Aptitude:
  2.  Analytical Reasoning
  3.  Verbal Ability

There are 20 Questions in each section. Total 60 questions are to be attempted in 2 hours. Each question carries 10 marks each. All questions together are of 600 marks.

SectionsNo. of QuestionsMarks
Quantitative Aptitude20200
Verbal Ability20200
Analytical Reasoning20200

Syllabus of eLitmus:-

1. Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude

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

2. Syllabus for Analytical Reasoning:

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

3. Syllabus for Verbal Ability

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

Negitive Marking Scheme of pH Test:-

The negative marking scheme of pH test is also unique. Every wrong answer carries negative marks in certain cases. The marks reduced will depend on the candidates’ overall performance.

  • If more than 25% of the questions attempted are wrong, then, a negative marking of 0.5 is deducted from the total marks scored by the candidate.
  • If less than or equal to 25% of the questions attempted are wrong, then no marks are deducted.

eLitmus pH Test Percentile :-

The eLitmus Test result is calculated in percentile. If a candidate gets 85 percentile, then it means that 15% of the total test takers are above him and he/she is above the remaining 85%.

What is the fee for pH Test?:-

The pH test fee is just Rs. 920/-. Application Fee for pH Test can be paid either online or by cash or DD.

How to Prepare:-

Understanding of fundamental topics and clear basics is necessary. Along with this, regular practice to increase the chances of a candidate qualifying the pH Test. It is very necessary that one needs to be serious and passionate for performing the best and then rest will become a history.


Q. When is pH test is going to be conducted?

Ans. eLitmus conducts its pH test on every few as per the openings in companies.

Q. What is the fee for pH Test?

Ans. The pH test fee at present is Rs. 920/-

Q. Can I give pH Test Multiple times?

Ans. Yes, one can give pH Test any number of times they want.

Q. Do i have to Pay each time i want to give the pH Test?

Ans. Yes, you will have to pay Rs. 920/- each time you register for a pH Test.

Q. What is the cutoff percentile to get interview calls?

Ans. Companies typically shortlist candidates for interviews on the basis of the skill sets required for the given job profile.

Q. Is calculator allowed for eLitmus pH test?

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

Q. Are there any sample papers Available of the pH Test?

Ans. eLitmus do not provide any sample paper or any previous year questions papers.

Q. Where can I take the pH test?

Ans. The pH Test is conducted every few weeks across the country.

Q. I had paid for the pH test but I was unable to attend it, will any refund be possible?

Ans. If you were absent for a pH test, then you would be awarded a scholarship code. This will enable you to give the test at a later date for a reduced fee.

Q. Where can I get my Registration ID for my pH Test?

Ans. Registration ID in Tests -> My Tests section of your eLitmus account.