Watson Glaser™ II Critical Thinking Appraisal

The WGCTA II is a verbal measure of critical thinking. It measures an individual’s ability to recognise assumptions, evaluate arguments, and draw conclusions.

The Watson Glaser Critical Thinking Appraisal is a commonly used aptitude test for selecting candidates for graduate, professional and managerial levels.

Allowing organisations to assess:

  • Recognising Assumptions
  • Evaluating Arguments
  • Drawing Conclusions
  • Overall Critical Thinking

Designed to assess an individual’s ability to digest and understand situations and information, Watson Glaser Critical Thinking Appraisal is often used by organisations where the ability to critically consider arguments or propositions is particularly important.


How long will your organisation survive if your staff make bad decisions? The WGCTA II is the leading critical thinking test used to assess and develop decision making skills and judgement.

Why the WGCTA II?

With over 85 years of development, it is a widely respected and regarded measure of critical thinking.


Designed to predict occupational success.


Can be used in volume selection applications.


Online delivery and instantaneous report generation.


Validated against business success criteria.

Accessible portal

Our easy to use portal enables full administrative control and a positive candidate experience.

Ease of Use

Easy to interpret report.


Can be used for both selection and development applications.

More Information

  • To inform selection decisions where critical thinking is a job requirement
  • To provide input into development planning
  • To support high potential programs

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