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PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT WING
Purpose of Establishment: Psychological Assessment Wing was set up in 1963. Its main function is to assist the Commission in selection and placement of candidates for various jobs and occupations. It is also responsible for all technical aspects related to test construction, development etc.
Objective of Psychological Assessment: The objective of Psychological Assessment is to estimate candidate’s abilities and personality characteristics with special regard to their aptitude for the public services. FPSC has been using a combination of the major psychological techniques i.e. paper and pencil tests; situation tests with devised observation techniques; and psychological interview.
For Whom Conducted Presently: Psychological Assessment is conducted for the induction into Occupational groups of Civil Services in following categories.
1. Written qualified Candidates of Competitive examination (General population).
Different exercises spread over two days.
- No preparation of the candidates is required for Psychological Tests. They just respond to the questions freely and Express true feelings and opinions.
- The candidates have to bring supporting documents for extra curricular activities, job experience, publications etc.
- Disabled candidates in the categories of physically impaired, hearing/speech impaired and visually impaired must mention in their application form clearly about their nature of disability and type of assistance/facilities required at the time of written as well as psychological assessment.
Cautions: Mobile Phone, Pagers, Digital Diaries or any other communication devices are not allowed in Testing as well as group discussion and interview room.
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