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British Council Tests

British Council Tests

  • 19 tests
  • 247 questions
British Council Tests

The British Council promotes and creates international cultural and educational opportunities

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British Council Application Process

  1. 1
    Online Application
  2. 2
    Video Interview
  3. 3
    Psychometric Tests
  4. 4
    Assessment Centre

British Council Numerical Reasoning Tests

This psychometric test comprises of a series of questions, usually 20, to be answered in an allotted time. Generally you are given one minute per question. They relate to graphs, percentages and tables whereby you will be asked to analyse data and chose from a set of multiple choice answers. This is designed to measure your numerical abilities.

British Council Verbal Reasoning Tests

The verbal reasoning test comprises of a number of questions to be answered in a set time. You will be presented with a series of paragraphs which you will be required to read and then answer questions. Your options will be True, False or Cannot Tell. This test will be assessing your analytical skills.

British Council 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. These are designed to test your logical reasoning as well analytical and problem-solving skills.

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British Council Situational Judgement Tests

This 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. You will be asked to sit these again at the assessment centre.

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