Abstract Reasoning Tests - Competency Screening Test For Hiring

Identify and Develop High Potential with Mettl Abstract Reasoning Assessment

Abstract reasoning evaluates lateral thinking skills or fluid intelligence of a candidate’s to swiftly identify logical rules, patterns and trends to formulate meaningful information for solving problems. Candidates with strong Abstract Reasoning ability are likely to be creative while solving novel problems. They are likely to be capable of integrating data logically to arrive at decisions.

Mettl Aptitude Test for Abstract Reasoning based on the Raven’s Progressive Matrices, a non-verbal test that evaluates abstract reasoning and is believed to be an estimation (non-verbal) of fluid intelligence. John C. Raven in the year 1936 first developed these tests. The test finds its effective application for testing candidates’ ability to think creatively and identify an underlying logic to solve problem statements.

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Use this test for:

Recruiters can make use of this test for global audience across the industries for various job roles, more preferably for entry level or experienced level positions. The test is most suitable for roles, for example sales and marketing, analytics, creative designing and writing etc.


Key profiles the test is useful for:  

  • Sales profiles (Across Levels)
  • Mid Management level roles
  • President/ Vice President/ Director
  • All CXO level roles


Test details:

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Test duration

25 minutes

Test language English

NOTE: If required, the test can be provided in other languages as well. Please connect with us at contact@mettl.com for any such requirement.

Answer to common queries:

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

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


Can I get customized reports for the candidates who take this assessment, for example, to highlight the most important competency?

Yes, we can do so selectively. Please write to us for such a request and we would be glad to work out a solution for you.

How it works:

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Candidate take the tests

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Note You will be charged only at step 3. i.e. only when candidate start the test.

Relevant for Industries

  • Banking & finance
  • FMCG
  • Retail
  • Manufacturing

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