Online Microsoft Office Word Test for Recruitment and Hiring

Hire candidates skilled in Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word is one of the most universally used applications in business right now. Whether it is for taking notes, creating proposals or reports, MS Word is the standard business software. It is hence important that a potential hire has basic knowledge of Microsoft Word.

Mettl’s Assessment for Microsoft Word lets you evaluate a candidate’s understanding of Microsoft Word skills like navigation, previewing and printing, proofreading and his/her ability to create documents without any grammatical errors. A candidate’s proficiency to effectively work on MS Word including functionalities like creating tables and inserting pictures and illustrations are also measured through our series of questions which provides an overall review of his/her expertise.

Prominent Use Case

Microsoft Word is a powerful tool used extensively in most modern businesses. The documentation of data holds many insights leaving a greater impact on the business if organised properly and shown in a presentable format. This requires expertise in the software and an application-oriented mindset. This test has been designed to test the overall proficiency of a candidate in using MS Word for official purposes.

What does Microsoft Word - Basic Level measure?

Microsoft Word - Basic Level is a test specially designed to assess the skills of a candidate to use Microsoft Word effectively and efficiently. The candidates with the basic knowledge of Microsoft Word will be able to:

  • Create, edit and save documents
  • Format text and paragraphs as per requirement
  • Add tables, charts, pictures, WordArt and SmartArt
  • Check for correct spellings and grammar
  • Create proposals and reports using Microsoft Word

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Microsoft Word - Intermediate Level consists of the following critical competencies given below:

  • Page Layout and Templates: Ability to easily navigate through MS Word documents using page layout options and templates.

  • Review: Ability to seamlessly apply necessary corrections to remove grammatical errors and review documents to achieve the project objective.

  • Insert: Ability to insert tables, pictures, Word Art, illustrations, charts, graphs, etc. while keeping it in a presentable format and to sort large amounts of data available and summarize data in the form of tables.

  • Lists: Ability to work and organize data efficiently by using bulleted and numbered lists in Microsoft Word.

Test Details:

Number of Sections 4                                                           
Number of Questions 30
Test Duration 30 minutes
Test Language English

Key profiles that the test can be useful for:

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

  • Receptionist and Front office executives
  • Data entry operators and MIS executives
  • Office clerks, admin executives and pantry staff
  • Sales and Operations Executives

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.


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Relevant for Industries

  • IT
  • ITeS
  • FMCG
  • Hospitality

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