About the GCT Test
The General Competency Test is a general cognitive aptitude test that assesses your reasoning and problem solving ability.
What is on the test
The is a multiple-choice test with 5 content areas:
- Spatial Relations
- Number and Letter Series
- Word Problems
- Analytical Reasoning
There are 90 questions on the test that must be completed in 2.5 hours.
The general passing score is 51/90 but this can vary, so check with the branch of government giving the test.
If you fail the test you cannot re-take the test for 180 days.
Calculators are permitted when taking the paper version. Restrictions apply check to make sure. For the computer based version, an on-screen calculator is provided.