Cognitive ability is a strong predictor of job success. Measure what's important with online cognitive ability tests.

Test the essential predictors of work success: critical thinking, problem-solving and analytical skills. Find out how well your candidates might perform on the job before you hire them.

Find candidates with the right cognitive skills using cognitive aptitude test

Accurate & Precise Test - Aspiring Minds

Accurate and precise adaptive tests powered by the Item Response Theory

Measure Logical & Analytical Ability - Aspiring Minds

Measure logical ability, analytical skills, critical reasoning, attention-to-detail, quantitative ability and more

Recommendation Engine - Aspiring Minds

Use our recommendation engine to determine the type and level of cognitive skills necessary to succeed in your job roles

Improve new hire performance by 35% or more using comprehensive cognitive assessment for employment

Define and measure the right cognitive skills for a job and your new hires perform better.

Logical Ability - Aspiring Minds

Logical Ability

This test of logical ability assesses a candidate’s deductive and inductive reasoning skills.

It measures one’s ability to make inferences, conclusions and decide actions based on text, data, and symbols. It also tests a person’s ability to derive and apply general rules based on one or more examples of the rule’s application.

Critical Reasoning - Aspiring Minds

Critical Reasoning

The test measures the ability to critically reason out information.

This requires abilities in information synthesis, identify objective vs. subjective information, identify assumptions, understand the difference between correlation and causality, and differentiate necessary and sufficient information and syllogistic reasoning.

Information Gathering and Synthesis

This test measures the ability to interpret information in form of text, tables, and charts.

It evaluates a candidate’s ability to gather relevant information, classify data and make rule-based decisions.

Quantitaive Ability- Aspiring Minds

Quantitative Ability

Evaluates a candidate’s ability to solve real-world problems using mathematical operations

It tests the candidate's understanding and application of concepts such as ratios, proportions, simple interest and discounts. The advanced version of the test includes advanced math topics in logarithms, probability, and permutation-combination relevant for engineering and IT jobs.

Hundreds of talent assessment options

Item Response Theory (IRT) adaptive testing - Aspiring Minds

Item Response Theory (IRT) adaptive testing

Comprehensive and expansive question bank (1000 validated questions) - Aspiring Minds

Comprehensive and expansive question bank (1000 validated questions)

Reliable, valid and fair testing - Aspiring Minds

Reliable, valid and fair testing

Mix and match with other simulations, skills test and assessments - Aspiring Minds

Mix and match with other simulations, skills test and assessments

Enterprise Ready Technology

100% Cloud Based
Highly scalable assessment platform, deployable anywhere, anytime, and available in over a dozen languages

Mobile Ready
A device-agnostic solution, available on mobile phones (browser and app), tablets and computers

Automated Proctoring
In-built AI-powered automated remote proctoring capabilities leveraging webcams, browser controls, keystroke analytics, facial recognition and more

Automated Proctoring - Aspiring Minds (Product Picture)

Comprehensive Management Platform
Our iAssess recruiter platform lets you set up, schedule assessment tests, view assessment reports, manage candidates and data and provides real-time analytics

ATS Integrations
Integrated with the most popular talent acquisition and HRM applications such as Taleo, SAP SuccessFactors, Workday, iCIMS, Greenhouse, etc.

Custom Assessment Authoring
Create custom tests, questions and assessments to accommodate business specific hiring needs

ATS Integrations for Hiring - Aspiring Minds (Product Picture)

Proven technologies and methodologies


Adhering­ to the global standards of reliability, we measure and report the standard error and Cronbach alpha of our pre-employment cognitive ability tests

Job Role Mapping (Mapped to O*NET)

Our recommendation engine, mapped to the Department of Labor ONET, identifies relevant Aspiring Minds tests and the required proficiency level for hundreds of job roles.

Criterion Validity

Our cognitive test scores show a validity of 0.30-0.55 with job performance with further improvement when language, personality, and functional skills tests are administered subsequently


“Aspiring Minds delivered an automated language assessment solution tailor-fitted to our requirements. Overall I am one happy customer.”

Jun Abo

Vice President, Talent Acquisition


“With Aspiring Minds, the speed of hiring and proficiency of the new hires has allowed us to excel in performance ahead of our expectations.”

Adam Hachey

Country Manager Philippines TSA


“Aspiring Minds’ automated language evaluation tool can be customized and has helped us reduce our process AHT. They are great partners.”

Tracy Elaine Molina

Vice President for Talent Acquisition
Sitel Group

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