What You Need to Know

Interview Process

There will be two eliminatory stages of interviews in the Administrative Officer recruitment exercise – Preliminary and Final Interviews. These interviews will be conducted in both Cantonese and English.

Preliminary Interview

The Preliminary Interviews will last for about 20 minutes. Candidates will be interviewed by a Panel of 3 members. At the beginning of the interview, each candidate will be required to give an impromptu talk for 3 minutes on a given topic. The Panel will then raise questions in relation to the talk as well as on other subjects.

Final Interview

The Final Interview will consist of a group discussion exercise and an individual interview.

Group Discussion Exercise

Candidates will be divided into groups of about six to work on discussion projects with specific assignments.

Individual Interview

Candidates will be interviewed individually by the Panel of 5 members for about 45 to 60 minutes.