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in natural science, technology, engineering and mathematics

Discover academic potential for science studies

ITB-Science is a psychometric subject-specific test for assessing aptitude to study in the field of natural science, technology, engineering and mathematics. ITB-Science consists of four modules, each comprising 15 exercises, which have proven successful in predicting academic success:

  • Quantitative Problems
  • Figural Problems
  • Analysing Texts
  • Graphs and Tables

Duration: 2 hours, 60 exercises

Test languages: English and German

Implementation: Online on campus, online-proctored at home or paper-based on campus.

Why do organisations use ITB-Science?

Proven test modules for the prediction of study success

Quantitative problems

measures quantitative skills and assumes a basic knowledge of mathematics.

Figural problems

consists of matrices that test reasoning in the figurative domain and general cognitive skills.

Analysing Texts

measures text comprehension using subject-related texts from the field of study.

Graphs and tables

measures competence in understanding illustrations and diagrams on various topics in the field of study.

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