English Grammar, Spelling and Punctuation Test

Used as a screening tool for Recruitment & Selection:

With the many ways in which the corporate world communicates today, it is essential for professionals to be equipped with oral and written proficiency in the English language. Mettl’s Grammar, Spelling and Punctuation test evaluates the basic principles of English spelling, grammar and punctuation, such as common words and abbreviations, parts of speech, punctuation, and more.

The rules of grammar, spellings and punctuation are necessary elements of the English language. Good command over the English language affects other learning areas in the workplace, such as comprehension, writing skills, presentation skills, communication skills, and more. Key management skill is being able to communicate effectively in the workplace. Employees who have good communication fluency are more likely to succeed in their jobs because their writing and speaking reflect a level of professional competency.

Grammar is very important as it helps in increasing accuracy as well. Poor grammar doesn’t just show the lack of attention to detail, but it can also be a cause of misunderstandings, and it can slow down the productivity of an employee. The rules of grammar help the learners to develop a routine of thinking in a logical and clear way, thus increasing the accuracy. Professionals with good English grammar and spellings skills are likely to produce quality and error-free work.


Use this test for:

  • Recruitment: This test is useful for several profiles that require a candidate to be proficient in English such as in Sales, Marketing, Customer or Technical support. The test identifies its great usage in employing freshers with a work experience of 0-1 year.
  • Learning and Development: Understand the current proficiency level of an employee; train and develop employees effectively.

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Key profiles the test is useful for:

  • Graduates/Undergraduate trainees

  • Entry-level profiles across industries


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Section Details:

Grammar Skills

This section tests the ability to formulate grammatically correct sentences which convey the message clearly.

Punctuation Skills

This section tests the ability to use spacing and conventional signs in order to maintain clarity and stress on important aspects in sentences.

Spellings Skills

This section tests the ability to assemble words by using letters conventionally accepted for their formation.

Answer to common queries:

Can we benchmark candidates based on our internal sample set?

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

Can we customize the report to include some specific analyses?

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

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

  • IT
  • Banking & finance
  • FMCG
  • Retail

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