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Entry-level Aptitude Test for screening entry-level candidates

The Entry-level Aptitude Test by Mercer | Mettl is a comprehensive assessment designed to screen candidates for entry-level positions in an organization. Recruiters can use the Entry-level Aptitude Test to measure candidates' potential to learn skills or perform specific tasks. The test helps recruiters find the best-suited applicants by providing them with an assessment of candidates' employability and job readiness.

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Hiring processes for entry-level posts can become time-consuming and cumbersome for recruiters. Whether an organization hires from engineering colleges or non-engineering streams, finding skilled candidates with the right aptitude can be challenging. Aptitude refers to candidates' potential and ability to grasp new concepts and skills essential for specific job roles and their ability to perform certain tasks. Aptitude tests can offer recruiters deep insights about candidates and their employability, potential, capacity and willingness to learn, reasoning skills, analytical thinking ability, and much more.  

The Entry-level Aptitude Test by Mercer | Mettl has been designed by experts to assess the level of aptitude that candidates are expected to possess for any entry-level job role. Recruiters can use the test to determine the suitability of candidates for performing specific tasks. The test can also evaluate a candidate's communication, reasoning, and problem-solving skills. The Entry-level Aptitude Test provides recruiters with a comprehensive overview of whether candidates can logically analyze information and structure it to reach alternative solutions, follow the appropriate approach to solve problems, be efficient, and effectively communicate verbally and in written English.


Finding candidates with the right aptitude and job readiness requires time and effort. Entry-level jobs attract the highest number of applicants, and screening all candidates based on their resumes is not the most effective method. Recruiters need to be able to assess candidates on their basic employability skills and aptitude. Administering an Entry-level Aptitude Test can help recruiters objectively evaluate if a candidate is efficient in completing tasks, can communicate effectively, and follows the correct approach to problem-solving. The Entry-level Aptitude Test by Mercer | Mettl has been designed by subject matter experts and can provide recruiters with deep insights into candidates' basic aptitude and competencies for entry-level positions.


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Entry-level Aptitude Test


Analytical ability

It assesses the ability of candidates to analyze information and break it down into simple components to evaluate from different perspectives. The test also analyzes their ability to structure information logically and determine the relationship and patterns between the various information points to arrive at a solution.

Abstract reasoning

It includes demonstrating the ability to apply learnings to solve problems by connecting different information points to grasp the bigger picture, identifying patterns and relationships, and solving complex problems with innovative solutions.

Numerical ability

It indicates the ability and knowledge to perceive and process numbers and functions to perform basic mathematical operations accurately and quickly.

Data analysis

It involves demonstrating the ability to analyze numeric data and structure it to find patterns and trends to support decision-making.

Verbal ability

This section refers to knowledge of the English language and the ability to comprehend and convey written messages by formulating precisely grammatically correct sentences.

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