Software Engineer Assessment for Campus Hiring (Aptitude,Technical MCQ & Coding)

A software engineer typically analyzes, designs and develops computer software in order to meet the client’s needs. He/She should be well versed with the basics of Object-Oriented Programming along with having expertise in Database Concepts and Data Structures. A good understanding of networking and operating system concepts is always preferred.

Such work requires one to be good at analyzing data, performing numerical calculations, providing systematic solutions to a given problem and communicating with stakeholders effectively in the English language

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This test will help you in measuring:

  • General Aptitude of the candidate
  • Basics of Data Structures
  • Concepts of Object-Oriented Programming
  • Knowledge of Networking Concepts
  • Concepts  of Databases
  • Understanding of Operating Systems Concepts
  • Hands-On Programming  Skills


This is a 90-minutes test aimed at thoroughly evaluating the aptitude, knowledge, concepts, application and analysis skills of the target audience for Campus Level Hiring. The test has 61 items divided into seven sections as follows:

  • 30 MCQ items to test General Aptitude.
  • 6 MCQ/MCA items based on the basics of Data Structures.
  • 5 MCQ/MCA items based on Database Concepts.
  • 6 MCQ/MCA items based on knowledge of Networking Concepts.
  • 7 MCQ/MCA items to test proficiency in concepts of Object-Oriented Programming.
  • 6 MCQ/MCA items based on Operating Systems.
  • 1 Hands-on coding problem that intends to test the programming skills of the candidate.


Recommended experience bracket of target audience: 0.5-2 years

Difficulty level: Moderate


Why Use Mettl's Skill Test?

Mettl's Campus Recruitment Assessment is specially designed to cater to the level of skills that a good beginner level Software Engineer would be expected to possess. We can benchmark the test for specific job roles with a vast array of global target audience that have already given the test for that job role.


Key profiles the test is useful for:

  • Junior Technical Engineer
  • Junior Technical Analyst
  • Junior Software Developer

Answer to common queries:

Q. Can we benchmark candidates based on our internal sample set?

A. We can do so selectively. Please write to us for such a request and we would be glad to assist.

Q. Can we customize the report to include some specific analysis?

A. We have done so in the past on a client-to-client basis. Please write to us for such a request and we would be glad to work out a solution for you.

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Relevant for Industries

  • IT
  • ITeS

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