ERIC Number: ED250343
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Oct
Reference Count: 0
The Psychometric Entrance Examination of the Universities in Israel. Information Booklet, English Version.
National Inst. for Testing and Evaluation, Jerusalem (Israel).
The purpose of this booklet is to explain examination registration procedures and to introduce the Psychometric Entrance Examination so that students will know what to expect, what types of questions they will be asked, and how they will be expected to answer. The aim of the examination is to evaluate a variety of cognitive abilities: verbal, quantitative-numerical, and spatial. It is used to help select those applicants with the best chances of successfully completing their studies. The examination battery includes the following tests: General Knowledge (familiarity with art, history, the social sciences, the natural sciences, etc.), Forms (spatial logic and perception of graphic relationships), Reasoning (comprehension of texts, ability to analyze data, verbal logic, and comprehension of the relationships between words and concepts), Mathematical Comprehension (mathematical reasoning), and English (comprehension of texts and sentences in English). The sample questions which appear in this booklet approximate the types of questions which appear in the examination. Information on guidance and counseling and a list of areas of undergraduate study at the various universities are provided at the end of this booklet. (BW)
Publication Type: Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Inst. for Testing and Evaluation, Jerusalem (Israel).