Identify high potential based on problem solving and decision-making abilities

Used for:

Identifying the high potential

Skills such as problem solving and critical thinking are essential for strategic thinking and decision-making roles. Individual’s Percentile scores are evaluated to use probable on-the-job behaviors related to judgment and decision making which is based on Norm group.

Hiring and Succession Planning

Recruitment and promotions need a consistent process to find the best candidate. Mettl Cognitive Abilities Assessment- Interview guide is used in conducting a structured behavioral interview which helps in evaluating cognitive abilities strengths and weakness.

Training and Development

To improve decision making and strategic thinking ability, learning and development managers can use the development report to help the employees in developing their critical thinking and abstract reasoning skills to be more efficient at their workplace.



Test Details :

Duration 40 minutes
Sections Abstract Reasoning, Critical Thinking
Reliability Score Cronbach's alpha .84 (abstract reasoning), Cronbach's alpha .825 (critical thinking)
Validity The test has high content validity, construct validity and concurrent validity. This ranges from .78 to .86 for different norm groups
Language English and Spanish (contact if required in other languages)

Key profiles the test is useful for:

  • Management/Graduates/Undergraduate trainees
  • Experienced professionals across industries
  • Roles for which "strategic thinking" and "decision making" are "must have" traits

Test description :

The test consists of 43 items measuring through :

Abstract Reasoning Test

This test is a 25 item, non verbal multiple choice, which is adaptive in nature and is used at different difficulty levels. This test aims to measure the capacity of an individual to learn and adapt from situation and experiences. This test strategically identifies the person’s ability to derive a solution to a problem by logical analysis. Thus, this test consists of observation skills and strategic thinking skills which are based on item response theory.

Critical Thinking Test

This test consists of 18 items is used to measures the person's ability to analyses any given situation and derive to a logical conclusion. Through this test, individual is evaluated on three dimensions- recognition of assumption, evaluation of arguments, and drawing conclusion. It predicts different abilities like judgment, problem solving and decision making.  


Answer to common queries:

Can we do benchmarking for an organization for a specific role?

It is possible to do so for different job roles for your organization. We follow a scientifically valid benchmarking process. Please write to us and we would be glad to assist.

How are norms formed for any specific psychometric test?

The data obtained through across industries and across verticals of various types of organizations is updated in the Mettl database periodically. Utmost care is taken such that the newly added data gets incorporated periodically while preparing the reports.


How it works:

step 1
Mettl-PBT-1

Add this test to your tests

step 2
Mettl-PBT-2

Share test link from your tests

step 3
Mettl-PBT-3

Candidate take the tests

step 4
Mettl-PBT-4

You get their tests report


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


Relevant for Industries

  • IT
  • ITeS
  • Banking & finance
  • Insurance
  • FMCG
  • Hospitality
  • Retail
  • Manufacturing
  • Healthcare

Related Tags

Aptitude Tests

Mettl online assessment © 2010-