General tips for Access Bank Graduate Job Aptitude Tests

This preparation guide helps you to prepare for Access bank’s Front-liner’s & Graduate trainee programme aptitude tests. The aim of this article is to  help you familiarize with the kind of questions you will face in the test.

Overview of Access bank aptitude test

Access bank uses aptitude assessments as part of their multi-stage assessment procedures for the selection and development of staff. Research has shown that they are powerful predictors of performance at work. The test is usually conducted by the in-house recruitment department at their training college.

General format for access bank test:

The test contains sections such as Business Mathematics and Quantitative reasoning, Test of English language /Verbal reasoning, G.B.A(General Bank Awareness) and Current Affairs to be completed within 60mins. The time allotted to complete the test is subject to change every year.

The Aptitude test help Access bank to:

– select candidates best suited to the demands of the job.

– Identify areas where individuals might benefit from further development

– obtain objective information about candidates’ abilities

 Sample Access Bank Test Instructions

On the following pages are some practice questions which are similar to those you will be asked in the assessment. Completing these will help you understand the types of questions used and gain experience in taking the tests.

These questions are basically created based on past tests as well as suited practice materials.

Have a pen and paper to hand to indicate your answers and make notes. You will NOT use a calculator. The actual test is strictly timed. Try to complete each set within time recommended in this study pack.

Checking your Answers

Check your answers against the correct answers after each test set. Look at any questions you got wrong and try to understand how to arrive at the correct answer. Keep in mind that inmost aptitude tests, people typically do not complete all of the questions within the time limit. If you took much longer than 90 minutes to answer the questions, try to speed up your work rate. If you finished all of the questions within the time limit but made many mistakes, try focusing more on the accuracy of your responses.


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