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Mechanical reasoning test to assess mechanical reasoning and skills

Mechanical reasoning test is a pre-employment assessment to test candidates' mechanical aptitude and reasoning ability. Hiring managers and recruiting teams can use this mechanical reasoning exam to find the right candidate.

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Mechanical reasoning is the ability to solve problems based on the knowledge, understanding and application of mechanical principles and concepts. It encompasses a candidate’s command over basic mechanical operations and physical laws and the agility to learn mechanical processes that include comprehending how one can prepare simple and complex mechanical set-ups. Mechanical reasoning is a crucial aspect of general cognitive ability, the best reliable predictor of work performance. Hence, mechanical reasoning assessments are the strongest overall predictor of professional performance, and test-takers' results from this pre-employment test can help employers select those most likely to be successful in technical roles.

Mercer| Mettl's mechanical reasoning test simulates the Bennett Mechanical Comprehension Test and offers questions in English, including a basic level of difficulty. The interactive structure of questions maps a candidate’s ability to interpret technical drawings, understand diagrams of technical devices and their functions, and solve engineering tasks including the operation of gears, pulleys, hydraulics, load distribution, levers, etc. The test comprises items that measure a candidate’s aptitude to interpret and implement mechanical principles for technical and engineering job roles.

Recruiters can use Mercer| Mettl's mechanical reasoning assessments in their hiring process to find right-fit candidates quickly and efficiently. These online assessments evaluate cognitive skills by including a series of questions handpicked with subject matter experts' help. Based on the respondent's performance, finding the best candidates while filtering out unsuitable ones becomes easy. By conducting a mechanical comprehension test online, employers can rest assured that only candidates with the proper skills and abilities will be the perfect addition to their company. 

These automated assessments come with the comprehensive analytical reports of each appeared participant. Designed by subject matter experts, this test contains 68 questions to be completed in 45 minutes

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The test is suitable for hiring candidates having 0-1 year of work experience across industries associated with Automotives, Aircraft Mechanics, Maintenance and Repair, etc.
Key profiles the test can be used for:

  • Automotive and Aircraft Mechanics Engineers
  • Installation/Maintenance/Repair Engineers


This Assessment is a part of following Skills Libraries

Mechanical Competency Framework

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Mechanical Reasoning

Mercer| Mettl's mechanical reasoning test evaluates the candidate's ability to apply mechanical engineering concepts and principles such as the center of gravity, gears, hydraulics, levers, pulleys, belts etc., to interpret and implement it in solving various engineering tasks.

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