Prepare for Your IQVIA Assessment Test

The hiring process at IQVIA

The hiring process involves the following stages:

  • An online application: here you will send your CV and cover letter. Make sure you’ve checked and updated them. Also, make sure to add relevant keywords.
  • First contact: should your application interest the recruiters, they will contact you via phone to conduct a screening interview. In it, you will be asked questions about your CV, your availability, salary requirements etc.
  • In-person interviews: you will be invited to company premises to participate in multiple in-person interviews with multiple people.
  • Assessments: you will have to participate in several assessments chief amongst will be SHL Assessments.


IQVIA’s SHL Assessments

These tests are provided by SHL Talent Measurement. The number, type, and level of tests you will need to take depend on the role for which you are applying. Below we will focus on the different tests applicants for IQVIA graduate schemes, graduate jobs, and internships may be asked to take.

  • SHL Numerical Reasoning Test: On the test, you are presented with different numerical data items in the form of graphs and tables. After careful analysis of the figures, you need to answer multiple choice questions relating to the data.
  • SHL Verbal Reasoning Test: This test is designed to assess how well you use written information. You will be presented with a paragraph of text and a statement based on that text. You need to come to a conclusion as to whether this statement is true, false, or impossible to say based on the text presented.
  • SHL Inductive Reasoning Test: On this test, you are presented with a series of shapes following some pattern. Your task is to identify this pattern and choose the next shape in the sequence from a list of options.
  • Personality Test: The purpose of the SHL personality test is to assess how well you fit with IQVIA values.
  • Situational Judgement Test: On this assessment, you are presented with a number of different work-based scenarios and a series of potential responses to those situations. You must choose the responses you find most and least effective.
  • SHL checking test practice: This test is typically required for clerical positions.


To work for IQVIA could prove to be very beneficial. You can hone your skills and perfect your craft. With many candidates opting for the job, however, you are bound to come across some strong competition which may make it difficult for you to succeed. Make sure you succeed in getting a job at IQVIA with the help of JobTestPrep and our PrepPacks™. We offer lots of useful study guides, interview tips and more. Join us today!

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