Any printed or online information which refers to Victoria Police Education Entrance Examinations administered by VETASSESS after 30 June 2013 is incorrect. VETASSESS has only scheduled Victoria Police Education Entrance Examinations up to 30 June 2013. VETASSESS has not scheduled any examination dates after 30 June.
After you have submitted your online application to Victoria Police, you will be invited to sit the entrance examination. You will have 3 months from the date of acceptance from Victoria Police Recruitment to book and sit the exam before your application number becomes invalid.
VETASSESS manages the entrance examination on behalf of Victoria Police and if your examination is successful you will proceed to the next stage of the recruitment process.
If you have not already submitted an application, please visit: www.policecareer.vic.gov.au.
What is involved?
The Victoria Police entrance examination comprises 5 tests, all of which must be passed:
|COMPONENT||DETAILS||TIME ALLOWED||PASS MARK|
|Spelling and Comprehension||Spelling: Candidates are required to correctly spell 30 words that are read out on a CD.||Spelling: 15 Minutes||Spelling: 20/30|
|Comprehension: Candidates are required to use each of the 30 words in a sentence to indicate its meaning.||Comprehension: 30 Minutes||Comprehension: 20/30|
|Mathematics||10 questions involving basic calculations||15 Minutes||5/10|
|Reasoning Ability||Multiple choice test involving problem solving||35 Minutes||34/54|
|English Skills||Multiple choice test involving various English skills||40 Minutes||42/70|
|Writing Task||Candidates are required to produce a clear, fluent piece of writing.||40 Minutes||35/50|
Fees & payment
- $120.00 for first attempt
- $45.00 per component for re-sit up to a maximum of $120.00
Victoria Police have suspended all interstate sittings of the Education Entrance Examination.
Find out more about payment methods.
If you have sat for the Victoria Police Entrance Examination, you should receive your results by mail within 2 weeks of sitting the exam.
Candidates who completed their first sit prior to July 1, 2012 please note: before booking a re-sit, you must fill in an online application with Victoria Police and obtain a registration number. After receiving an email from Victoria Police inviting you to sit the exam, you must contact VETASSESS on 03 9655 4801 to book your re-sit.