EXADEP™ Test Content

Examen de Admisión a Estudios de Posgrado™ (EXADEP™) is a paper-and-pencil test that measures verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning and analytical reasoning skills.

These skills are measured through multiple-choice questions (in Spanish) that test vocabulary, grammar, reading comprehension, mathematics, analytical reasoning and written expression. The EXADEP test also measures vocabulary, grammar and reading comprehension in English as a foreign language.

The testing time is four hours and five minutes and is divided into five sections:

Section Number of Questions Time

Section 1: Verbal Aptitude

  • Part A: Antonyms, Analogies, Sentence Completion
  • Part B: Reading Comprehension
90 90 minutes

Section 2: Mathematics

  • Mathematics, Algebra, Geometry
40 40 minutes
Section 3: Analytical Reasoning 25 40 minutes

Section 4: Written Expression

  • Part A: Language Use
  • Part B: Sentence Correction
50 30 minutes

Section 5: English

  • Part A: Sentence Completion, Antonyms
  • Part B: Reading Comprehension
50 45 minutes