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Admission test TAGE MAGE

Definition

The TAGE MAGE (this test is available in French only) is an assessment and selection tool for candidates seeking admission to a business school.

The approximately two-and-a-half-hour test assesses candidates’ aptitudes in the following three areas: problem-solving, verbal skills and logical reasoning. The test comprises 90 multiple-choice questions; it is divided into six sections with 15 questions each.

Take the TAGE MAGE twice a year!

Since July 1, 2014, candidates have the opportunity to take the TAGE MAGE test twice in a calendar year:

• Once during semester 1, from January to June,
• and once during semester 2, from July to December.

For more information on the TAGE MAGE twice a year (in French only).

Preparing for the test

Candidates are highly encouraged to prepare well before attempting the TAGE MAGE.

Candidates may prepare with the following:

  • Livret du candidat\
  • Réussir le test TAGE MAGE
  • Les épreuves de logique et de mathématiques aux concours des écoles de commerces
  • Objectif 600 au TAGE MAGE
  • La Bible du TAGE MAGE
  • We invite you to call COOP HEC Montréal at 514-340-6400 to check for availability.

Candidates may also use the official preparation platform of TAGE MAGE.

Registration and fees

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Candidates living in Quebec

Registration

Candidates are encouraged to register approximately two weeks before the test date. The registration form must be received at least two weeks before the start of the test.

Fees

You can pay those fees ($165.81) by : 

  • cheque,
  • money order,
  • International money order.

It has to be drawn on a bank or credit union in Canada, cashable immediately and payable to HEC Montréal.

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Candidates living outside Quebec

Registration

For information, refer to the official TAGE MAGE website.

Timetables and rooms

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Candidates living in Quebec

The test is given at HEC Montréal.

Section Timetable 2016-2017 Last test / Admission Room
TM1 Saturday, August 20, 2016
9 to 11:30 a.m
  Banque de développement du Canada
TM2 Saturday, September 10, 2016
9 to 11:30 a.m.
  Quebecor
TM3 Saturday, October 22, 2016
9 to 11:30 a.m.
  To be confirmed.
TM4 Saturday, November 19, 2016
9 to 11:30 a.m.
  To be confirmed.
TM5 Saturday, December 10, 2016
9 to 11:30 a.m.
  To be confirmed.
TM6 Saturday, January 7, 2017
9 to 11:30 a.m.

Last test – MBA
Summer 2017

Last test – Ph. D.
Fall 2017

To be confirmed.
TM7 Saturday, February 18, 2017
9 to 11:30 a.m.
  To be confirmed.
TM8 Saturday, March 4, 2017
9 to 11:30 a.m.
Last test – M. Sc.
Fall 2017
To be confirmed.
TM9 Saturday, May 6, 2017
9 to 11:30 a.m.
  To be confirmed.


 

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Candidates living outside Quebec

Candidates may take the test through the FNEGE (Fondation Nationale pour l’Enseignement de la Gestion des Entreprises). 

For information, refer to the test timetable available on the official TAGE MAGE website. Dates of the following year are generally available in November.

Cancellation

All cancellations must be made at test.admission@hec.ca before the test. No refunds will be given after this period.

 

Scores

Test scores are considered an important part of a candidate’s application. Although HEC Montréal does not require a minimum test score for admission to the program, the average score is 345. Candidates should therefore have a comparable score. No information about each session’s average test scores is provided by HEC Montréal or FNEGE.

Obtaining scores

Tests given at HEC Montréal

Scores for tests taken at HEC Montréal are mailed within 2 or 3 weeks of the test date. No test scores are sent by fax, e-mail or phone, nor is any information regarding average test scores for a given session. Candidates are responsible for sending test scores to another university.

Tests given at a location other than HEC Montréal

It is the candidate's responsibility to authorize HEC Montréal to consult his or her results.


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