CASper Test | 2020-2021 Admissions Cycle

The CASper test is a way for some universities to test the personal and professional characteristics of applicants.

In other words, before you’re accepted on to the course, in addition to your academic qualities, they want to know that you’re a suitable candidate for the intended profession.

Detailed information about the CASper Test


There are a few ways you can find out more information about the CASper Test like:

  • Do you need to take it?
  • How much will it cost?
  • When and how to register
  • What you’ll need in order to sit the test
  • Dates for the testing
  • How to prepare
  • What the test will look like

You could read the Study Work Grow blog CASper Testit was written last year but the information about the test is still relevant.

Note: The dates will have changed though, so you’ll need check those on the CASper page.

You could watch the 40-minute webinar for Australian Applicants for the 2020-2021 cycle. Made by CASper the information has been updated to include changes for this year and as a result of COVID-19.

Webinar topics include:

– Research and Evidence behind the CASPer test
– Logistics and what to expect: How to register and reserve your test
– How to prepare for CASPer
– How CASPer is rated and distributed
– Do’s and Don’ts on test day
– How to complete your CASPer test successfully

You could spend some time reading the resources and FAQ pages on the CASper website too.

Who needs to do some further research and / or register for a CASper Test in 2020


If you’re considering applying for an undergraduate (or postgraduate) teaching degree in 2021 at any of the following universities, then you’ll have to take the test.

Australian Catholic University

Deakin University

La Trobe University

Monash University


Swinburne University

Victoria University

If you’re applying to study undergraduate Veterinary Sciences at the University of Queensland, then you’ll also have to sit the CASper test.

And in addition, the University of Wollongong makes the CASper Test a prerequisite for applicants for post graduate medicine courses.

Registering for CASper Testing


The lates that you can register for your test is three days before your preferred test date.  Your identity needs to be verified and your payment processed.

But CASper do not recommend last-minute bookings, so you may want to get all your ducks in a row and apply as soon as possible.

Important information about the CASper Test


You can only take the test once in each cycle (once a year), and your results are only valid for one application cycle.

To register for the test, you’ll need to provide:

  • Government issued and current ID
  • A valid email address

CASper testing is administered online in Australia, so you must have a computer with a working webcam.

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