Comparing Microsoft 2013 and 2016 assessments with Microsoft 365 assessments
Criteria offers skills tests for Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint for versions 2013, 2016 and 365.
Not sure which version to ask your candidates to complete? Here are the key differences between these assessments.
Microsoft 2013 and 2016
Measures basic proficiency
Adaptive tests that assesses full range of proficiency
20 multi-choice questions per test
12 multi-choice questions per test
Excel Interactive also includes 3 simulations
10 minute overall time limit
1 minute time-limit per multi-choice question
1 minute time-limit per simulation
No item banks - candidates are presented with the same questions
Items are streamed from large item banks.
This means that no two candidates are likely to be presented with the same set of questions, making it harder for candidates to cheat or prepare for specific questions.
Can be completed on mobile or computer
Multi-choice question only versions can be completed on mobile or computer.
Excel 365 Interactive (simulations) must be completed on computer.
Click on the links below to learn more about each of these assessments.
Microsoft 2016 assessments (2013 versions are similar to these)