Test for programmes
in science, technology, engineering and mathematics

Select the right students for STEM degree programmes

ITB-Science is a psychometric subject-specific test for assessing aptitude to study in the field of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The test can be taken online or offline at the campus or from home via video supervision (“proctoring”). ITB-Science consists of four modules, each comprising 15 tasks, which have proven successful in predicting academic success.

Duration: 2 hours, 60 tasks.

Languages: English and German

The mean reliability is .83 (Cronbach’s alpha). The prognostic validity of the modules used for academic success in various STEM subjects has been proven in empirical studies.

Why 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.

Text analysis

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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Download procedural notes according to DIN 33430