The problem-solving test is developed by a well-known testing institute in Germany. It records the intellectual and cognitive abilities, does not require any specialist knowledge and students don't need to learn anything by heart. It has a multiple choice format and consists of 1) a Core Test AND 2) an Engineering Module.

1. The Core Test: measures general cognitive abilities of the students, takes 110 minutes to complete and consists of four sub-tests:

  • Solving Quantitative Problems
  • Inferring Relations
  • Completing Patterns
  • Continuing Numerial Series

Download the Core Test Sample Questions here

2. The Engineering Module: measures cognitive abilities for successful studies in Engineering area. It takes 150 minutes to complete and consists of three subtests:

  • Formalising Technical Interrelationships
  • Visualising Solids
  • Analysing Technical Interrelationships

Download the Engineering Test Sample Questions here

Further Samples you can find here.


The English Test is called the "Onscreen" test and is done on a computer. The Onscreen Test takes 30 minutes to complete and DOES NOT comprise an oral part. You can follow this link to get familiarized with the test and try out some sample questions.


In case you have problems to open the sample test, try to deactivate your pop-up blocker, to allow pop-up windows to open. A PDF with two samples you can download here.

Candidates who have IELTS 6.0, TOEFL 550 or TOEFL iBT 79 don't have to take the English test and will be given the the highest score for this English language test.


The TestAS, a scholastic aptitude test developed and executed by ITB Consulting GmbH and TestDaF Institute in Germany, is being used as VGU Entrance Exam. VGU is responsible for the following translation of sample questions into Vietnamese. This translation is meant for internal use by VGU applicants.

Further Information on the Entrance Examination

The Vietnamese-German University organizes its own Entrance Examination for applicants of the bachelor programs. This examination is done on the basis of TestAS,  a central standardised scholastic aptitude test which measures intellectual abilities particularly important for university studies.

The VGU Entrance Examination for bachelor programs 2017 is only valid for studying a bachelor program at VGU in the academic year 2017/18.

  • It is not possible to receive an external TestAS certificate to be used for studying in Germany based on VGU Entrance Examination.
  • A TestAS certificate received from another TestAS Institute in Vietnam or abroad will not be accepted for admission at VGU.

The Examination Fee per student is 1.200.000 VND. This includes the Core Test, the subject related test, the Onscreen test, a return trip by bus from Ho Con Rua to VGU’s Campus in Binh Duong as well as lunch and water on the examination day.