ExcelAssess is free software for Windows that allows you to administer self-marking exams in Excel. It comes with a large bank of questions in Excel skills, statistics, basic mathematics and economics.

Introducing ExcelAssess

Why and how to use this software

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to all kinds of queries

Question Topics

A list of all questions currently available


Note: we have been told of problems with running ExcelAssess on Windows 8. We cannot guarantee it will run on that version of Windows. We can make the complete source code available on request to developers who can help with the problem.

This software is free to all staff at educational institutions. Send us your institutional email address (not a Hotmail, Yahoo address or similar) and after a brief check (two working days at most) the download link will be sent to you in email. We will not use your email address for any other purpose.

If the above email address is not verifiably a staff address at a university or other institution, use this box to tell us why you are eligible for the software:


ExcelAssess questions were developed by David Whigham and John Houston of Glasgow Caledonian University. The Windows front-end was programmed by Richard Taylor of LiveLearning. Developed with financial help from the JISC/Higher Education Academy's Distributed eLearning programme.

CC-GNU GPL This is open-source software released under a Creative Commons-GNU General Public License.