Pre-Admission Testing

Pre-Admission Testing

Pre-Admission testing is being offered online and virtually. Applicants who require Pre-Admission testing must have a referral from Admissions.

For a referral:

  • Domestic applicants, contact Admissions: coach [at] mohawkcollege.ca
  • International applicants, contact International : intered [at] mohawkcollege.ca

IMPORTANT information regarding your test and testing appointment:

  • All pre-admission tests are valid for one year
  • Pre-admission tests can be re-written after one year, with the exception of the Language Test which can be re-written after 6 months
  • The test will replace the applicable course from your transcript for eligibility into a program at Mohawk College only
  • The grades are not transferrable to other colleges
  • Photo I.D. is required for check-in. You will not be permitted to test without valid photo I.D.

The use of external aids such as dictionaries or external websites are not permitted unless indicated below.

If you require testing accommodations due to a disability, please call the Pre-Admission Testing Centre at 905 575-2448.

English Test

Grade 10 English Test

Test Information:
For information regarding minimum score requirements for eligibility into your program, please contact Admissions.

You will be presented with an article. Please read the article thoroughly. 
After reading the entire article, you will be asked a series of questions to be answered in 1-2 complete sentences.
Timed for 1 hour

Sample Questions:

 

Grade 12 English Test

Test Information:
For information regarding minimum score requirements for eligibility into your program, please contact Admissions.

1. Writing Assessment

  • 300-600 word essay
  • Timed for 1 hour

 

2. Reading Assessment

  • 20 Multiple Choice Questions
  • Not timed

 

Each section is timed individually.  Once you have submitted and moved onto the next section, you will not have the option of accessing the previous section. Leftover/unused time from one section cannot be used towards another section.

Sample Questions:

Writing:
https://accuplacer.collegeboard.org/accuplacer/pdf/accuplacer-writeplacer-sample-essays.pdf

Reading:
https://accuplacer.collegeboard.org/accuplacer/pdf/next-generation-sample-questions-reading.pdf

 

Language Admission Test

Grade 12 Language Test

Please identify that English is your second language so that the appropriate assessment can be booked for you.

Test Information:
For information regarding minimum score requirements for eligibility into your program, please contact Admissions.

1. Writing Assessment

  • 300-600 word essay
  • Timed for 1 hour

 

2. Reading Assessment

  • 20 Multiple Choice Questions
  • Not timed

 

3. Listening Assessment

  • 20 Multiple Choice Questions
  • Not timed

 

Each section is timed individually. Once you have submitted and moved onto the next section, you will not have the option of accessing the previous section. Leftover/unused time from one section cannot be used towards another section.

Sample Questions:

Writing:
https://accuplacer.collegeboard.org/accuplacer/pdf/accuplacer-writeplacer-esl-sample-essays.pdf

Reading:
https://practice.accuplacer.org/login (requires the tester to self-register)

Select English as a Second Language (ESL).
Under ESL Reading Skills you can choose ‘Learn as you go’ or ‘Practice Test’.
The sample test will open in a new window. You may need to allow pop-ups in your browser.

Listening:
https://practice.accuplacer.org/login (requires the tester to self-register)

Select English as a Second Language (ESL).
Under ESL Listening you can choose ‘Learn as you go’ or ‘Practice Test’.
The sample test will open in a new window. You may need to allow pop-ups in your browser.

Please Note: The practice questions allow you to listen to both the conversation and the question unlimited times. However on the test, you will only be able to listen to the conversation 3 times, and the question 3 times.

Mathematics Admission Test

Grade 10 Math Test

Test Information:
For information regarding minimum score requirements for eligibility into your program, please contact Admissions.

  • Multiple choice style, computer based test, timed at 1 hour
  • Approximately 30 questions
  • Topics include: addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, mixed numerals, fractions, whole numbers and decimals
  • A popup on-screen calculator will be available. Scrap paper and pencils can be used for rough calculations.

 

Sample Questions:

For additional assistance, please click here to view the Math Minutes video series.

 

Grade 11 Business Math Test

Test Information:
For information regarding minimum score requirements for eligibility into your program, please contact Admissions.

  • Multiple choice style, computer based test, timed at 1 hour and 20 minutes
  • Approximately 30 questions
  • Topics include: fractions, decimals, percents, order of operations, laws of signs
  • Calculators are not permitted, scrap paper and pencils can be used for rough calculations.

 

Sample Questions:

For additional assistance, please click here to view the Math Minutes video series.

 

Grade 12 Technical Math Test

Test Information:
For information regarding minimum score requirements for eligibility into your program, please contact Admissions.

  • Multiple choice style, computer based test, timed at 1 hour and 30 minutes
  • Approximately 50 questions
  • Topics include: fractions, decimals, percents, order of operations, laws of signs, basic algebra, equations, exponents, radicals, and algebraic fractions
  • Calculators are not permitted, scrap paper and pencils can be used for rough calculations.

 

Sample Questions:

For additional assistance, please click here to view the Math Minutes video series.

 

Grade 12 Comprehensive Technical Math Test

Test Information:
For information regarding minimum score requirements for eligibility into your program, please contact Admissions.

  • Multiple choice style, computer based test, timed at 2 hours
  • Approximately 70 questions
  • Topics include: fractions, decimals, percents, order of operations, laws of signs, basic algebra, equations, exponents, radicals, and algebraic fractions, mensuration, trigonometry & geometry, linear equations and logarithms
  • Calculators are not permitted, scrap paper and pencils can be used for rough calculations.

 

Sample Questions:

Health Occupation Aptitude Examination (HOAE) Assessment