Ernst & Young Assessments

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Ernst & Young Assessments

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A leader in professional services, EY helps other organisations make better decisions about business, finance and technology. They run graduate schemes in Technology, Transactions, Consulting and Assurance, so it’s important to find out which scheme is right for you.

Ernst & Young Application Process

  1. 1
    Psychometric Tests
  2. 2
    Assessment Centre
    • This includes group exercises, presentations and case studies.

Ernst & Young test guides

EY Numerical Reasoning Test

The EY Numerical Reasoning Test comprises of 24 questions to be answered in 20 minutes. You will have 72 hours to complete the test. They relate to graphs, percentages and tables whereby you will be asked to analyse data and chose from a set of multiple choice answers. You will be asked to sit the test again at the assessment day. EY use Cubiks as their test designer.

EY Verbal Reasoning Test

The EY Verbal Reasoning Test comprises 40 questions to be answered in 20 minutes. You will have 72 hours to complete the test. 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. You will be asked to sit the test again at the assessment day.

EY Diagrammatic / Logical Reasoning

This 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.

EY Situational Judgement Test

The EY Situational Judgement Test will be received within a day of completing the online application, 72 hours to complete and takes around 30 minutes. This psychometric test presents a series of challenging scenarios that one might encounter in the workplace and then a number of possible responses to the scenario.

EY Group Exercise

Prior to the assessment day you will be provided with a topic which you will be expected to research and then present to the group and in turn contribute to the group discussion. You will be assessed on how you work within a group.

EY Role Play

This will be an individual role play exercise whereby you’ll make a series of phone calls and be asked a set of questions to assess your business awareness and task handling skills.

EY Case Study

You will be provided with information and an objective and will be given 30 minutes to complete the task. You will then need to present to the assessors who will ask you various questions relating to the topic provided. It is important to make sure you are aware of the values of the organisation as well as their history and how they deal with clients. In the case study the questions are likely to include broader topics so preparation is key.

EY Presentation

You’ll be asked to prepare a presentation on a topic given in front of one of the assessors in advance of the assessment centre. You will then be required to answer questions in order to demonstrate your knowledge of the company and how you would work under pressure. It is therefore vital that you do your research.

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