RECRUITMENT OF CANDIDATES
For the needs of enrolling prospective candidates in the Basic Police Training Centre in Sremska Kamenica, we have designed new model of recruitment which is based on results of medical examinations and qualification exam which consists of several phases.
General medical examination determines:
- Personal and family health history
- Chronic diseases that are conflicting with employment in the Ministry;
- Anthropometric measurements (minimum height 163 for female candidates and 170 for male candidates, weight, body-mass-index)
- General health state of the candidates
- General health examination is eliminatory in terms of advancing to other specialized examinations.
- Eye sight
- Ear, throat, nose
- Drug test
1. Language and spelling/ orthography
Essay in Serbian language on a given topic
Spelling/ orthography test
This part of examination defines if candidate knows basis of spelling rules (capital letter, comma, full stop, abbreviations, writing rules) and ability to express in written form (the content, spelling, sentences, grammar, composition in logical and sequencing are assessed).
2. Psychological test
Based on new original tests for psychological selection in the police service, we are assessing intellect, moral integrity, level of general culture and information level, and personality characteristics of the candidates important for policing.
3. Physical fitness check
Interview will be conducted by a 4-member Commission and it lasts for approximatelly 20 minutes, covering various topics. This part of the qualification exam determines the candidates' ability of oral expression and their communication skills (verbal and non-verbal).
Candidates that have met specific conditions and passed qualification exam for enrolment in the Centre are short listed based on the sum of results in all four parts of the qualification exam.
Board and lodging during the qualification examinations and testing is not provided on the Centre property and is not compensated for. Candidates that receive call for medical testing are to cover costs of boarding and food, as well as the costs of medical examination.