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The Test Format

The test time of the Business Admissions Test™ is 2 hours 30 minutes, and the test consists of two modules: Academic Aptitude and Leadership Evaluation.

Academic Aptitude
Purpose: Assess the candidate’s problem solving, data management, and logical thinking skills, in order to to determine the candidate’s readiness for a rigorous business academic curriculum.

Duration: 2 hours.
4 sections, 60 questions in total.

Leadership Evaluation
Purpose: Assess the candidate’s business acumen and maturity through a realistic business scenario, crafted to determine whether the candidate has had exposure to several business cycles and to general management decision-making.

Duration: 30 minutes.
1 sections, 3 questions in total.

To view the question formats, you can register for a free account on the Business Test Methods™ platform to access 2 free practice tests. The Official Guide also contains sample questions and explanations for each question type.

Taking the Test Online

Since the Business Admissions Test™ is administered by your respective school, you will have to register independently with your school’s admissions board. The school will determine your test taking date, and send you an invitation to take the test via the Business Test Methods™ platform.

To take the test online, your computer will have to satisfy the following requirements:


  • x64 Windows (7+), MacOS (10.9+) and Ubuntu (15.04+).
  • Administrative privilege.


  • A working webcam.

Internet connection

  • ADSL or fiber optics recommended.
  • Use cabled connection if available.

Download and install the BTM application to take official test:

To find out more about each school’s admission procedure, please use the following links:

Taking the Test on Campus

If you cannot take the test online for any reason, you can opt to take the test on campus. As this arrangement is only offered by some schools, please contact the respective admissions offices to find out more.