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  4/2/2012, Nisan 10, 5772

New Psychometric Guidelines Due Out Monday

The National Center for Testing and Evaluation will publish, Monday morning, the new format guidelines for standardized psychometric tests, which will include a writing assignment. according to a report by Israel Defense Forces Radio.

Beginning in September, examinees will be required to write an essay at least 25 lines on a given subject, with a time limit of 30 minutes. The composition will be worth 25 percent of the grade in verbal reasoning.