|Common Recruitment Examination
Common Recruitment Examination (CRE) is used by the Civil Service Bureau to assess candidates’ language and reasoning ability. The examination consists of three papers: (1) Use of Chinese; (2) Use of English; and (3) Aptitude Test. For details, please visit the official website of Civil Service Bureau at http://www.csb.gov.hk
In addition, Basic Law Test (BLT) has been introduced to assess candidates’ Basic Law knowledge. The result of BLT may reflect the awareness of current affairs of candidates and provides information for employers to consider the suitability of candidates for the job.
The next round Common Recruitment Examination and Basic Law Test (Degree/ Professional Grades) (CRE and BLT) will be held on 4 and 11 October 2014 in Hong Kong. For the convenience of those studying or residing outside Hong Kong, the above examination will also be held on 6 December 2014 in seven other cities, namely Beijing, London, San Francisco, New York, Toronto, Vancouver and Sydney.
CRE & BLT application details
The CRE and BLT are open to all holders of degree or professional qualifications who are interested in applying for civil service posts at degree or professional level. Students who will have attained a degree in the 2014-15 academic year may also apply to take the coming CRE and BLT for future job applications.
Enquiries related with CRE/BLT
Mock practices for CRE & BLT