Thinking Skills Assessment Cambridge in UK
Thinking Skills Assessment (TSA) Cambridge was designed and developed by the Admissions Testing Service. The Thinking Skills Assessment (TSA) is taken during the Cambridge interview phase. Candidates will be informed by the University of Cambridge when they need to take the test.
The TSA is a 90 minute pen-and-paper based test. It consists of 50 multiple-choice questions. The TSA comprises of:
The questions in this part are based on numerical and spatial reasoning.
The questions are based on Understanding the arguments and drawing conclusion from the same and finding inconsistencies in reasoning.
The registration for the TSA Cambridge is made by the College to which the applicant has applied. Contact the respective college for more information.
No fee is charged for applicants to sit the TSA Cambridge.
Scoring and Results
Each question is worth 1 mark each. The marking process is automated. Scores are calculated on the TSA scale that ranges from 0-100 to one decimal place. The scale is an estimate of the applicant’s capability and is compared using Rasch statistical technique.
The test results are not delivered to the applicants rather are sent directly to the Cambridge College the applicant has applied. Results Dates vary from College to College so, ask your College Admissions Officer for the same.