Background: The aim of this study was to investigating the effectiveness of managing motivation training on test anxiety in university students. Materials and Methods: Research method was quasi-experimental method with pre-test and post-test. Data was collected using demographic data questionnaires and the Sarason test anxiety scale. Based on the latter questionnaire, of the 150 participants, 80 had test anxiety with scores ranging from 13-63 (mild-severe anxiety), of which 76 students were randomly selected and divided into experimental and control groups. With simple random sampling method, 38 students in the experimental group and 38 students in the control group were recruited. In this study, Sarason test anxiety scale in the pre-test and post-test was used. Results :For data analysis, descriptive statistics (calculating mean and standard deviation) and inferential statistics (ANCOVA) was used by SPSS software. Results showed that, management motivation have effect in decrease test anxiety level. Conclusion: managing motivation training is effective in decreasing test anxiety in students.