Bond University Medicine Psychometric Test

If you are applying to join the faculty for medicine at Bond University, you will be asked to complete a variety of psychometric tests as part of your entrance exam in addition to your academic scores:

What type of psychometric tests Bond University uses to assess candidates for Medicine?

  1. A measurement of general personality focusing on assessing candidates’ ability to cope with stress and pressure, planning tasks, ability to work with others etc. This test is not timed and includes 170 forced choice test questions
  2. A measurement of your emotional intelligence focusing on assessing candidates’ ability to identify emotions, facilitate thought, understanding emotions and managing emotions. This test includes 141 forced choice test questions.


How to prepare for Bond University Medicine Psychometric Test – Personality Test

The personality test includes 170 forced-choice test questions. This personality test is designed to assist Bond University to identify your suitability for the role of a Doctor. It includes factors such as coping with stress, empathy to others, ability to approach tasks in a planned manner, ability to work with others, how assertive you are and more.

Please review the following example of a personality test question:

I find making friends a breeze.

Is this:

  1. True
  2. ?
  3. False

This test question measures your ability to socialise and interact with others.

How to prepare for Bond University Medicine Psychometric Test – Emotional Intelligence Test

The Emotional Intelligence test includes 141 forced-choice test questions. The Emotional Intelligence test measures your emotional reasoning based on several sections:

  1. Identify emotions in facial expressions
  2. Identify emotions that will facilitate certain behaviours
  3. Identify emotions based on behaviours
  4. Identify how effective are certain actions in facilitating emotions
  5. Identify emotions in abstract drawings and scenery images.
  6. Identify associations for emotions
  7. Identify effective emotions

Please review the following example of an emotional intelligence test question:

Joan felt stressed, and became a bit anxious when she thought about all the work she needed to do. When her manager brought her an additional project, she felt ____.  (Select the best choice.)
a) Overwhelmed

b) Depressed

c) Ashamed

d) Self-conscious

e) Jittery

The correct answer is overwhelmed. Joan felt stressed before her manager brought her more work. The additional work given to her when she already was feeling under stress only increased the feeling and made her overwhelmed.

How the Insitute will assist you to prepare for your psychometric test with Bond University

The Institute’s specialists have prepared several full preparation solutions for this test. They include:

  • Short and practical online course for the personality test
  • Practice Personality test online with full test reports
  • One on one coaching sessions (either online or face to face) with a Psychometric test trainer to learn everything you need to know about the Emotional Intelligence test including example test questions as well as reviewing the personality test

Please note: Due to the recent change in the type of psychometric tests introduced by Bond University (using the EI and Personality tests) the only complete preparation for your two tests (personality test and emotional intelligence) can be offered via personal coaching. This can be delivered either online using Skype or face to face in our Sydney and Melbourne offices.