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Reasoning ability tests are ideal competency screening tools for hiring top talent

Reasoning ability tests help you accurately assess on-the-job skills required for hiring right-fit employees for your organization. In addition, this cognitive test will help you find candidates with good reasoning skills.

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Logical reasoning is the ability to analyze and perceive the given information from different perspectives by breaking it down into manageable components and structuring the information in a logical order. Candidates with good reasoning skills are highly likely to have the ability to use a steady and consistent approach to arrive at a conclusion. They are likely to be good at structuring problems, situations, and facts to conceive a solution. Mercer| Mettl's reasoning ability test helps in assessing whether candidates can analyze things fast and have clarity of thought and the ability to ignore futile information. 

Mercer| Mettl's reasoning ability test has been designed to assess reasoning skills and judge whether candidates can efficiently provide solutions to any given problem. In addition, it helps evaluate if the candidates use clear and logical steps to understand a piece of the given information and infer what could be true or must be confirmed from the given facts and rules.

Hiring managers can use these aptitude tests in many ways, including finding a suitable candidate hassle-free and making unbiased hiring decisions. These tests can be conducted in a secure, controlled environment with features such as webcam proctoring, limited system access, and window violation. 

Designed by subject matter experts, this test contains 30 questions to be completed in 30 minutes. Besides, the skills of the candidate are evaluated on three levels - easy, medium and difficult. 

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Recruiters and organizations can use this test to hire fresher candidates, from diverse educational backgrounds, for various executive-level functional roles, team lead and managerial profiles. The test is most appropriate for candidates with 0-2 years of work experience.

Key profiles the test is used for:

  • Entry-level functional roles
  • Sales Executive/ Sales Associates
  • Management trainees


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Aptitude Test For Reasoning Abilities


Logical Reasoning

This reasoning ability test helps assess the candidate's ability to analyze the given information from different perspectives by breaking it down into simple components, structuring the information logically, and analyzing the relationship between different information points to arrive at a solution.

Numerical Ability

Mercer| Mettl's supervisor aptitude test evaluates the ability to perceive and process numbers and related functions to perform basic arithmetic operations while maintaining accuracy and speed in doing calculations.

Tables and Graph

Mercer| Mettl's supervisor test evaluates the ability to analyze a large amount of numeric data and structure it comprehensively to find patterns and trends to support decision-making.

Abstract Reasoning - JC Raven

Mercer| Mettl's supervisory exam tests the ability to apply learnings to solve novel problems by connecting different information points to grasp the bigger picture, detecting patterns and relationships, and solving complex problems by coming up with innovative solutions.

Critical Thinking

Mercer| Mettl's supervisor test assesses the ability to recognize problems and solve them efficiently by critically analyzing the given information to identify assumptions, draw inferences and evaluate arguments.

Analytical Ability and Problem Solving

Mercer| Mettl's supervisory exam tests the ability to analyze the given information from different perspectives by breaking it down into simple components, structuring the information logically, and analyzing the relationship between different information points to arrive at a solution.

Verbal Ability

Mercer| Mettl's supervisor test assesses a candidate's good command of English and the ability to understand, comprehend, and convey written messages precisely with clarity by formulating grammatically correct sentences.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Logical Reasoning can be improved by trying to see the bigger picture. It can be developed by considering multiple sides of a problem before picking a solution. For more a detailed Individual Development Plan, please contact us.

Reasoning is a vast area of Cognitive Ability. It demonstrates an ability to reason and provide systematic solution to a given problem. The types of Reasoning Tests offered by us are Verbal Reasoning, Abstract Reasoning and Logical Reasoning.

Some of the topics used to test Logical Reasoning are Arrangements, Puzzles, Analogies, Coding Decoding.

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