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BBC’s new talent schemes could kick start your passion into a job that you love.

Careers at BBC

The BBC is a top graduate employer in the arts and creative industries. If you’re a passionate, driven individual with a keen interest in media, then the BBC new talent scheme could be for you.

BBC Application Process

  1. 1
    Psychometric Tests
  2. 2
    Group Exercise
  3. 3

BBC Numerical Reasoning Tests

This BBC numerical reasoning test comprises of a series of questions relating to graphs, percentages and tables whereby you will be asked to analyse data and chose from a set of multiple choice answers.

These will be timed, so ensure you sit them in a quiet environment. The BBC uses SHL as its test designer.

BBC Verbal Reasoning Tests

This test comprises of a series of paragraphs which you will be required to read and then answer questions about. Your options will be True, False or Cannot Tell.

The verbal reasoning test will be assessing your analytical skills. These will be timed and you will be required to do a fair amount of reading, so make sure you are somewhere where you can concentrate.

BBC Diagrammatic / Logical Reasoning Tests

The diagrammatic and logical reasoning tests comprise of questions relating to sequences of shapes and patterns.

In each question there will be a missing step and you will be provided with a number of answers to choose from. You may be asked to sit this type of test again at the assessment day.

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BBC Situational Judgement Tests

The BBCsituational judgement test presents you with a series of challenging scenarios that one might encounter in the workplace and then a number of possible responses to the scenario. You then chose which one you feel is the best way to describe how you would react.

As with the rest of the tests you will be timed and so it is important that you read the information properly and not rush.

Practice Aptitude Tests is not associated with BBC. We provide preparation services for BBC psychometric tests. Our tests are not designed to be identical to any style, employer or industry. Visit to apply.

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