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BP (British Petroleum) is a leading international energy company. It has pledged to cut oil and gas production by 40% by 2030, shifting its focus to be a force for the evolution of clean, renewable energy.

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Video/phone interview

The penultimate step in the application process will be a phone or video interview. This is often considered the most daunting part of the process, as it can be difficult to establish a quick rapport with someone you can’t necessarily see.

During the course of the interview, you will be required to demonstrate key competencies and technical knowledge required for the role, with evidence-based examples.

The best way to prepare for this is to do a practice run with a friend or a family member (i.e. someone that you feel comfortable with). This way, you will feel more comfortable when it comes to the real thing.

It is also a good idea on a practical level to make sure that your phone or PC/laptop is fully charged, you have a strong internet/phone signal, and that you are in a quiet space where neither you nor the interviewer will be distracted by any outside noise or disturbance.

Complementary to your competency-based phone or video interview is a technical interview, which will involve role play. This role play exercise will assess your response to a typical business scenario, so it’s a good idea to research as much as you can on the company, and consider what different scenarios could come up during the course of the job role that you have applied for prior to this part of the application process.

Strong acting skills are definitely not a priority, so when you are practicing for the role play, direct your focus on thinking quickly and practically on your feet.

Assessment centre

Finally, visiting an assessment centre for a day of in-person individual and team exercises will need to be completed, depending on the role that you have applied for.

The following exercises may come up at your assessment day, so be prepared to face some, or all of these: a group exercise, a presentation exercise, and a reflective review.

Being part of a group exercise is a great opportunity to show your ability to work as a member of a team. It will be a problem-solving assignment, based on a fictional business scenario.

You will be working with other candidates attending the assessment centre. During the given time period, all candidates will be observed by representatives from BP.

The individual presentation involves a case study that you will be given to read and review. This case study will focus on the area of business that you are applying for, and will typically require a decision and an explanation of it.

You should also be prepared to confidently back your decision, as you may need to take questions on it.

Your presentation should last around 10–15 minutes, and will be a chance to demonstrate your ability to comprehend information given, as well as how confidently and clearly you can express yourself.

A reflective review is usually placed within the final part of the day, usually taking the form of a relaxed discussion with a BP representative about how the candidate felt about their individual performance over the course of the day at the centre.

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Sample BP Tests question Test your knowledge!

Upon reviewing a series of project reports, you ascertain that a pattern of increased resource allocation corresponds with project complexity. If the next project is assessed as being twice as complex as the current project, how should resources be allocated?

  • Resources should be doubled compared to the current project.
  • Resources should be the same as the current project.
  • The allocation of resources should significantly exceed the doubling of resources of the current project.
  • Resources should be allocated based on the project timeline rather than complexity.

After reviewing the annual report, you notice that the company's revenue has grown by 8% in the first quarter, followed by an increase of 12% in the second quarter on the new base. What is the cumulative percentage increase for the first half of the year?

  • 20.16%
  • 20%
  • 21%
  • 22%

A project budget was set at $500,000. Due to unanticipated market conditions, the budget needed to be increased by 14%. Later on, a decision was made to reduce the new budget by 10%. What is the final budget?

  • $513,000
  • $540,000
  • $497,000
  • $594,000

In a meeting to discuss company performance, it is mentioned that for every 10 clients gained, 1 is lost to competitors. If the company gains 200 clients in a quarter, how many clients can be expected to remain at the end?

  • 180
  • 190
  • 198
  • 200

During a review of document integrity, you notice an inconsistency in the argument presented. Which of the following revisions is NECESSARY to ensure the argument is logically sound?

  • Clarify the link between being a leader in green energy and having an unchallenged market position.
  • Define the scope of the technological investments mentioned.
  • Offer statistics on the decrease in global reliance on non-renewable energy.
  • Detail the benefits of promoting renewable sources.

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BP Tests Tips

1Understand the Format

Familiarizing yourself with the structure of BP’s assessments will help ease anxiety and improve your performance. Know what to expect, and how much time you will have for each section.

2Practice Timed Tests

Time management is critical. Practice exams under timed conditions to get a feel for the pace you need to maintain to answer all the questions within the allotted time.

3Brush Up on the Basics

For the technical disciplines, make sure your fundamental knowledge is solid. Review the basics of your field to answer technical questions confidently.

4Free Practice Tests Available Here

At Practice Aptitude Tests, you can take free practice tests that are designed to mirror the types of tests you’ll encounter when applying to BP. It’s a great starting point!

5Stay Calm and Positive

A positive mindset can greatly influence your test outcome. Stay calm, take deep breaths, and approach each question methodically.

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BP Tests FAQs

What are the BP tests?

BP’s recruitment cycle includes a variety of tests designed to assess different competencies relevant to their graduate programs. Depending on the program, this can include aptitude tests, technical knowledge assessments, and psychometric evaluations.

Are the BP tests hard?

The difficulty of BP’s tests will vary by individual and role. Some might find them challenging due to the competitive nature of the roles and the technical expertise required. A solid preparation routine can help alleviate the difficulty.

How do I prepare for BP tests?

Preparing for BP tests is all about practice. Taking practice tests, which you can find abundantly on Practice Aptitude Tests, helps familiarize you with the question types and sharpens your answering skills.

How long does the recruitment process take at BP?

The duration of BP’s recruitment process can vary, but it typically unfolds over several months from the initial application to the final decision. Early application is advisable due to the rolling basis of the vacancies.

What are BP's core values?

BP’s core values center around safety, respect, excellence, courage, and one team. These values are integral to its operations and are sought after in candidates throughout the recruitment process.

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  • India

    November 29, 2023

    Very Helpful and challenging

    It was really helpful in the preparation of my online assessment for my campus placements. I really got some valuable insights from the test and learned a lot about the company's pattern of questions and assessment requirements.

  • Azerbaijan

    February 21, 2022

    BP English language test

    I am pleased with this test, as it forces you to work faster and more accurately with numbers. It can help you in emergency situations when the speed and accuracy are all that is required. However the is a one big problem: it is difficult to take given test with big diagrams.

  • United Kingdom

    October 17, 2021

    There really is no time

    I liked the questions, they made me think fast, I had no idea what to do for most of them. I think try and provide the data and the question in one space, I had to repeatedly scroll between them and lost my train of thought and some time there.

  • Poland

    March 30, 2021

    My test result

    It is good to practice with

  • Azerbaijan

    March 06, 2021

    It was perfectly organized

    Overall quality of the questions was good and could be done in the time given.

  • United States of America

    February 24, 2021

    Do in quiet atmosphere

    Wish it had a pause function just for the practice tests

  • United Kingdom

    February 09, 2021

    Have a calculator near by

    very difficult which is good because it prepares you well

  • India

    February 06, 2021


    Big figures in some questions, which take a little more time to solve.