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Saville Assessment Tests

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Previously known as Saville Consulting, and now part of Willis Towers Watson, Saville Assessment is a global business management consultancy and talent acquisition firm. It is well known for its psychometric tests and personality questionnaires, which are used widely by employers around the world, and in multiple industries.

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How to prepare for Saville tests

As with any form of psychometric testing, practice is essential for a Saville test. As there are so many test types, it’s vital to know which ones you’ll be sitting – or if taking a Swift assessment, which abilities will be measured throughout.

All tests are based on your natural abilities, so do not require any pre-existing knowledge.

That said, they are not easy, especially since there is added time pressure.

Be sure to sit plenty of practice tests and learn to work quickly with precision.

How to pass Saville tests (5 key tips)

1) Hone your skills

Although there’s no pre-existing knowledge required, you should still make time to revise, or more accurately, improve your abilities. Extend your vocabulary and language comprehension with word games and critical reading for verbal aptitude, or brush up on basic arithmetic for numerical assessments.

Whatever test you’re taking, there are activities that will help you build your skill set.

2) Take practice tests

This is vital, as it will help you understand the structure of Saville tests, question formats, and response options. The more familiar you are with the format, the better prepared you’ll be on the day. Practice tests will also help you work to time constraints.

3) Get set up

Before you start your test (if taking unsupervised) make sure you’re in a quiet environment and that you won’t be interrupted. Check your internet connection and make sure your browser’s up to date. It’s also a good idea to have a pen and paper on hand, for note-taking or calculations.

4) Check details

Never skim-read questions. This is likely to end up in you missing subtle details imperative to the task at hand. Read every question carefully and thoroughly before you attempt to answer.

5) Balance speed and accuracy

Both are important. Employers are looking for attention to detail, but they also want to know you can work with precision under pressure. Try and complete as many questions as you can in the given time frame without compromising on accuracy.

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How are Saville tests scored?

There’s no easy answer to this one, as it depends entirely on the test type. Generally speaking, you’ll receive a mark for every correct answer, which will be converted into your total score.

You’ll also receive scores for speed, accuracy and caution. These combine to make your aptitude profile. If taking a Swift assessment, you’ll receive score breakdowns for each section.

Are Saville tests difficult?

Again, difficulty levels vary depending on the level of the position applied for. Graduate, professional and managerial roles tend to make use of more complex assessments, with entry-level roles adopting more straightforward tests.

That said, because of the time pressure, none are easy. But the skills you need can be improved with practice.

How long is a Saville test?

This depends on the test in question. Swift assessments can last anywhere between 9.5 to 24 minutes. Standalone tests vary widely in duration: the shortest is just six minutes, the longest 24.

How will I take my Saville tests?

Saville tests are administered as either supervised or unsupervised versions. Supervised tests are shorter in duration and taken at a designated test centre or within the workplace.

Unsupervised tests are taken online, so can be sat anywhere you feel comfortable.

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Reviews of our Saville Assessment tests

What our customers say about our Saville Assessment tests

  • Saudi Arabia

    November 06, 2021

    Challenging for time limit

    The time allocated for each question is too little in comparison to the question asked. The questions are detailed and require time to read, evaluate and execute.

  • United Kingdom

    November 03, 2021


    The quarterly review sections caught me offguard and some of the initial crypto charts but otherwise I managed ok.

  • United Arab Emirates

    October 07, 2021

    Unrealistically tough

    I have cleared many competitive exams in the past covering aptitude. This is unrealistically tough with complicated wordings in the question. These are not the type of questions people expect when coming for practice.

  • Cameroon

    September 21, 2021

    Accuracy and efficiency

    I like that the timer doesn’t scare one..I dislike that it is vital to use a calculator.

  • Australia

    July 30, 2021


    This is the first time I tried out the test and I was caught by surprise regarding its format and content.

  • Australia

    June 15, 2021

    Just the basic idea

    It's math heavy. This is just a general maths test, not sure if we can use a calculator or Excel or not.

  • Denmark

    May 23, 2021

    Very visually pleasing

    Nice graphs and tables. Difficult problems under time and especially on the phone.

  • United Arab Emirates

    May 21, 2021

    It was a brain teaser

    I hope this will be helpful for the purpose I am doing it

  • United Arab Emirates

    May 18, 2021

    Stressing :)

    The test is fine. The timer is the problem here

  • United States of America

    May 17, 2021

    Time per question

    User interface is best I've seen. I however did not know the UK term "turnover"