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Cognitive ability assessments

Distance Learning

Cognitive ability is the most consistent predictor of job performance. They can be used for the identification of the candidates with the right abilities and potential to succeed in the role.

The ability to solve complex problems, make decisions, and use sound reasoning are among the most critical competencies needed by today’s workers. Cognitive ability assessments are robust tools that reveal an individual’s reasoning, logic, and ability to work with information and can accurately predict potential for success.

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Award-Winning Cognitive Ability Tests

Our wide range of cognitive ability tests can to used to assess basic abilities like deductive, numerical and inductive reasoning, as well as more specialized abilities like mechanical comprehension and checking ability. As a result you can always assess what really matters for the role.

Computer Adaptive Technology

which reduces completion time and increases reliability since they measures multiple aspects of the answers like questions' difficulty and how close close to the correct answer the candidate was.


for completion from all devices (laptop, tablet & mobile) - can be easily completed in different contexts (ie in a supervised assessment center).

Real-work scenarios

with performance-based assessments that reflect real-life work challenges in an engaging way.  ‘Real world’ tasks help reinforce that applying for a job or promotion is a serious business.

SHL Deductive Reasoning Test

Deductive Reasoning

Measures candidates’ ability to draw logical conclusions and complete scenarios based on information provided.

Tasks include reading statements and determining which of the options cannot be true or must be true.

Key Measurements

  • Identify the strengths and weaknesses of an argument

  • Analyzing scenarios using incomplete information

  • Drawing conclusions from data

SHL Inductive Reasoning Test

Inductive Reasoning 

Measures candidates’ ability to draw inferences from, and understand relationships between, various concepts.

Tasks include working out the pattern in a set of images and identifying the correct next image from the given options.

Key Measurements

  • Dealing with new concepts and approaches

  • Answering questions of “why” and “how”

  • Resolving complex and ambiguous problems

SHL Numerical Reasoning Test

Numerical Reasoning

Measures candidates’ ability to work with numbers and use appropriate mathematics in different situations.

Tasks include solving word problems, performing numerical calculations, and interpreting charts and graphs.

Key Measurements

  • Understanding relevant data in charts

  • Accurately using basic math concepts to analyze data

  • Drawing conclusions using mathematical analyses

SHL Calculation Test

Numerical Calculation

Μετρά την ικανότητα των υποψηφίων να προσθέτουν, να αφαιρούν, να διαιρούν και να χειρίζονται αριθμούς γρήγορα και με ακρίβεια.

Οι ερωτήσεις που περιλαμβάνονται σε αυτό το τεστ αξιολογούν κρίσιμες δεξιότητες σε πολλές εργασίες στο χώρο εργασίας, όπως εκτίμηση, έλεγχος και επαλήθευση.

Key Measurements

Balancing currency, coin, and checks in a cash drawer

Issuing refunds, receipts, and change

Quoting prices, credit terms, and other bid specifications


Verify Interactive G+:

Accurately Measure 3 abilities with 1 test

SHL Verify interactive G+ screenshot

Human Resource Executive (HRE) awarded SHL Verify Interactive tests as "Top HR Product of 2019" for their AI Technology, attractive user experience and scientific approach!


general mental ability, or G, and effectively measures candidates’ problem-solving and critical reasoning capabilities.

This test leverages the strong relationship between abilities to measure three abilities—deductive reasoning, inductive reasoning, and numerical ability—in the time it would take to measure two.

Its Adaptive Technology

makes it appropriate for all job levels; however, it is most relevant for positions that require multiple cognitive abilities.


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