CONSOLIDATED TESTING PROCESS
TRIP 1 1-2 DAYS
Entrance Exam: The entrance exam is a timed 2-hour, multiple choice exam that covers observation and memory, written communication, reading/understanding, and reasoning/analytical ability. A score of 70 is required to pass.
After taking the entrance exam, you will be fingerprinted before leaving the testing site in preparation for your background investigation.
Physical Readiness Assessment: If you pass the entrance exam, you will be notified later that day to report to the Physical Readiness Assessment (PRA) either the same day, or the following day.
- Agility Run - 21.6 seconds (click here to see course layout)
- 300-Meter Run - 82.8 seconds
- Push Ups - 24
- Sit Ups - 24 in 1 minute
- 1.5-Mile Run - 21 minutes
Applicants who pass the Entrance Exam and Physical Readiness Assessment will have 10 days to submit their online Personal History Statement. After submitting the PHS, the background investigation will begin. The assigned background investigator will contact the applicant within 30-45 days to schedule a virtual clarification interview.
Applicants who clear the initial background investigation will be sent a Conditional Offer of Employment and will be scheduled Trip 2.
TRIP 2 3 DAYS
- Psychological Examination (Psychological Interview will be virtual after you return home)
- Truth Verification/Polygraph Examination
- Medical Examination