Critical Thinking & Decision Making Tests - Competency Screening Test For Hiring

The Critical Thinking Ability Test is designed to test the decision-making skills of a candidate. It is primarily based on Watson Glaser Critical Thinking Appraisal. Critical Thinking requires a candidate to identify and define the problem, collect necessary information required and assumptions made, provide possible explanation to the problem, evaluating alternatives to select the best solution and finally making conclusions to reach at a decision. 

The Mettl Test for Critical Thinking Ability is suitable for hiring at mid managerial and senior managerial levels. It is used to assess candidates on three areas - Recognition of Assumptions, Evaluation of Arguments, and Drawing Conclusions which constitutes - Deduction, Inference and Interpretation. The candidates are given different situations and statements to evaluate them on the above mentioned skills. The test is timed to check the speed and accuracy of candidates on reaching conclusions.

Key profiles that the test can be useful for:

  • Mid-Management candidates

  • Senior Management candidates

  • Critical Decision-makers and strategists

  • Business Consultant candidates

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Test Details:

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Test Duration

30 Mins

Section Details:

Critical Thinking Test

Assesses the candidate on five areas - Recognition of Assumptions, Evaluation of Arguments, Deduction, Inference and Interpretation.


Language - English (The test can also be provided in other languages. If required, please connect with us over

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Can I get benchmark scores for the candidates who take this assessment for hiring decisions?

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Relevant for Industries

  • IT
  • Banking & finance
  • Insurance
  • FMCG
  • Retail

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