The IE Admissions Department’s rigorous selection process includes the Admissions Test.
This test seeks to find the most suitable candidates for our programs by measuring different skill sets. Our Admissions Process takes on a holistic approach when evaluating each application in order to bring the most talented people into our diverse classrooms.
Depending on the program of choice, you may take our IE Global Admissions Test (ieGAT), or you can submit your scores from the , GRE, CFA, or CAIA. We encourage you to visit the Admissions Section of the program of your choice for further details and Admission Test requirements.
Please consider that not all programs ask for a test, others may accept more than one, while others have a specific test requirement.
To be able to sit the ieGAT you must have started your online application, including the payment of the application fee.
*Please note, the ieGAT is one of the various steps in the application process but it does not offer a graded score. Therefore applicants may continue with the next steps of the application process without interruption.
The exam consists of multiple tasks adapted to the program to which you are applying. Some of the skills tested include applied numeracy, verbal and numerical comprehension and reasoning as well as logical abstract reasoning.
Please note that the examples do not represent all tests included in the ieGAT.
The ieGAT is an important step in the application process, and we offer you flexibility to take this exam online–so it is on your terms and when you’re ready. Here are some helpful tips to consider and important information to know before taking the ieGAT.
Total duration: From 1,5h to 2 h - Including instructions and practice
The IE Global Admissions Test may only be taken once.
The test is available in English and Spanish. The test language should match the language of the program application.
During the test session candidate will be able to practice with some example questions to get familiar with the test format.
Participants require a functioning computer/laptop with a camera and microphone. A basic calculator is also allowed. The test can not be taken from a mobile device (such as a phone or tablet).
Block 2 hours in your agenda to take the test and make sure you have a stable internet connection.
IE Global Admissions Test (ieGAT) has been developed as a means of determining your ability to answer questions about logical, verbal, and numerical reasoning in English.
No. IE Global Admissions Test (ieGAT) can only be taken once.
Yes. But to be able to sit the IE Global Admissions Test (ieGAT), you must have at least 25% of your application completed, including payment of the application fee.
The estimated time to complete IE Global Admissions Test (ieGAT) is, on average, between 70 and 90 minutes.
No. IE Gloabl Admissions Test (ieGAT) is designed in such a way that each question and section analyze your diverse intellectual capacities, while also factoring in various aspects of the program you are applying to.
This is not a problem since IE Global Admissions Test (ieGAT) measures correctness as well as how quickly you answer the questions. You should always try to answer as many questions as possible correctly.
Yes. The total score is a result of correctness and the time it takes to answer the questions.
No. Scores are dependent on both the total number of questions you answer and the correctness of the response provided.
No, there is no set break provided in IE Global Admissions Test (ieGAT).
If your Test gets blocked, please contact our Admissions Department at firstname.lastname@example.org , with the subject: Admissions Test blocked. We will contact you in 24 working hours and unblock your Test so that you can continue.
If you have special educational needs, please contact our Admissions Department at email@example.com , with the subject: Special educational needs. We will contact you indicating the documents you have to provide.