Next steps (EPSO/AST/133/14)

EPSO/AST/133/14 – Assistants (AST 3) in the field of information and communication technology – Latest News

Field 1 — Information systems and field 4 — Office IT infrastructure and data centre

We would like to inform you that admission tests will be organised up front (as described in Section IV of the Notice of Competition) for the following fields:
– Field 1 — Information systems;
– Field 4 — Office IT infrastructure and data centre.

Next steps:

The booking period for the admission tests is planned to run from late September until early October 2014. Testing should take place from late October to early November 2014. Further information will be published in the EPSO accounts of all candidates concerned in September.

Candidates with the best scores in the admission tests (and at least the pass marks) who fulfil the general and specific eligibility criteria will proceed to selection based on qualifications (see Section V of the Notice of Competition). The number of files to be examined at this stage will be 9 times the number of successful candidates needed, of which no more than 3 times will be invited to the Assessment Centre. The Assessment centre will not take place before February 2015.

Field 2 — Information systems security, field 3 — Networks and telecommunications and field 5 — Web

The aptitude tests (reasoning abilities) will be part of the Assessment centre for the following fields:
– Field 2 — Information systems security;
– Field 3 — Networks and telecommunications;
– Field 5 — Web.

The Assessment centre will not take place before November 2014 at the earliest.

Next Steps: Admission to the Competition and Selection based on Qualifications

All online applications will now be processed against the general and specific admission conditions, before being screened by the selection board to identify those candidates whose profile best matches the duties and selection criteria. You will find further information on the procedure in section V.1 of the competition notice.

You will be notified of whether you have been admitted to the next phase of the competition via your EPSO account.

Full information on this competition is available by clicking on the navigation bar above and at