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Administrators (AD-Generalists)

Candidates taking part in the Administrators (AD-Generalists) competition may have to pass the following tests:


Reasoning skills for AD

Reasoning skills tests:

  • Verbal (assesses your ability to think logically and understand verbal, numerical information).
  • Numerical (assesses your ability to think logically and understand numerical information).
  • Abstract (assesses your ability to think logically and understand the relations between concepts involving no linguistic, spatial or numerical elements).

Reasoning skills for AD.

EU Knowledge

A multiple-choice questionnaire about the EU, the EU institutions and EU main policies.

Digital skills

The digital skills test is aimed at assessing candidates' digital literacy and practical knowledge, as relevant.

This test may cover the following 5 fields: 

  • Information & data literacy
  • Communication & collaboration
  • Digital content creation
  • Safety
  • Problem solving

Case study (AD Generalist)

This is a computer-based test based on a relevant scenario, in which the candidate is faced with various problems that the candidate is asked to solve or to which the candidate must react, relying solely on the material provided.

Case study mock test

Case study practice test