Basic Computer Skills Test- Hire candidates who understand the basics of a computer

Use Basic Computer Skills Test as a Screening Tool for Recruitment and Selection:

This test has been designed to assess the ability of a candidate to work using a computer. It tests if an individual is aware of the functions in a computer including basic hardware, network, security and system software. The test uses variable difficulty level in questions to accurately identify candidates who understand computer fundamentals.

Benefits of using Mettl Basic Computer Skills Test: Candidates who are proficient in using a computer will be able to:

  • Establish official communication using internet and email
  • Use the basic applications to create and edit files
  • Troubleshoot in case of a hardware, software or network issue
  • Be comfortable handling a computer for business purposes

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Computers have become the backbone of all enterprises today. All departments across the organisation use the computer for storing, creating and sharing data. All employees carry out their daily job roles using a computer. Hence, it is essential that a potential hire is aware of how a computer functions and uses it effectively at work. This test has been designed to test whether a person has computer literacy.

Key profiles that the test can be useful for:

This test is useful for candidates with basic education in entry level profiles in various departments such as: 

  • Receptionist and Front office executives
  • Data entry operators and MIS executives
  • Office clerks, admin executives and pantry staff
  • Cleaners and backend staff

Test Details:

Number of Sections 1                                                                                     
Number of Questions 15
Test Duration 20 minutes
Test Language English

NOTE: The test is available in English language. If required, the test can be provided in other languages as well. Please connect with us at for any such requirement.

Answer to common queries:

Can I get benchmark scores for the candidates who take this assessment for hiring decisions?

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

Can I get customized reports for the candidates who take this assessment, for example, to highlight the most important competency?

Yes, we can do so selectively. Please write to us for such a request and we would be glad to work out a solution for you.

How are candidates’ scores evaluated?

The candidates are evaluated on critical competencies and skills required for a job role. Scores on these competencies/ skills are looked in combination to determine if the candidates are recommended for the role.

How it works:

step 1

Add this test to your tests

step 2

Share test link from your tests

step 3

Candidate take the tests

step 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

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