The only ability-based assessment of emotional intelligence measuring a person's capacity for reasoning with emotional information.

Mayer-Salovey-Caruso Emotional Intelligence Test (MSCEIT)

The Mayer-Salovey-Caruso Emotional Intelligence Test (MSCEIT) employs a variety of interesting and creative tasks to elicit valuable information about a respondent's emotional intelligence skills. As the MSCEIT is an ability-based measure, it is very difficult for respondents to 'fake' a good performance, because of this, it is ideal for testing in situations where respondents will want to create an overall positive impression.

Key areas measured:

  1. Perceiving Emotions
  2. Using Emotions
  3. Understanding Emotions
  4. Managing Emotions

The MSCEIT is a restricted tool and can only be accessed by Accredited Professionals or Registered Psychologists. To find out more about the Accreditation Training, please contact us via phone, 1800 570 308 (AUS) or 0800 643 660 (NZ), or email us at

Competency Areas

Emotional Intelligence


Online Administration

Administration via the Online Scoring Organiser Platform

Short Test Duration

The MSCEIT can be completed in 30-45 minutes.

Ability-Based Items

As the MSCEIT is an ability-based measure, it is difficult for respondents to 'fake' good performance.

Resources & Downloads

Document Type Download

Sample Reports

MSCEIT Personal Summary Sample Report .pdf Download (0.5 MB)
MSCEIT Resource Sample Report .pdf Download (1.27 MB)
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