Victoria Police Entrance Exam

Holmesglen Chadstone is registered as an official testing venue for the Victoria Police Education Entrance Exam.

The first step to pursuing a career in the Police Force is to sit and pass the Education Entrance Exam. The exam is made up of six components:

  • Spelling
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Numerical Reasoning
  • Abstract Reasoning
  • English Skills
  • Writing Task

and candidates must initially sit all components. If you are unsuccessful on any of the components you can re-sit the individual component/s within 12 months.

For any enquiries about the content of the exam please contact Vetassess.


Suggested reading prior to the exam

'Victoria Police Entrance Examination - Candidate Preparation Kit', available from VETASSESS at

'Preparing for Career Selection Tests' by Vera Joosten - available from book shops and in public libraries.

'Practise Now' and 'Mechanical Reasoning Supplement' available from ACER Press, 9277 5490 or online at


Suggested study prior to the exam

Occupational Preparatory Course


Introduction of a Victoria Police Registration Number for Applicants

All applicants wishing to attempt the Entrance Examination must first register at and await the allocation of a registration number prior to booking into an exam date.

This requirement applies to both full sit and re-sit candidates.

If you have any prior convictions including some traffic offences or believe you may not meet the medical requirements please contact the Victoria Police Recruiting Office on 13 2001.

There is no minimum or maximum age limit, however applicants must have a current Victorian manual drivers licence prior to induction into the Academy. If you are under 21, you must have passed VCE or possess an equivalent interstate qualification.

Candidates must be a citizen or a permanent resident of Australia or entitled to this status under Commonwealth law.


Exam Booking Procedure

Once you have a Victoria Police Registration Number, candidates wishing to undertake a Full Sit or Re-Sit exam can then proceed to the VETASSESS website to book into an exam.  To successfully book an exam candidates will be required to enter their Victoria Police Registration Number. The online booking system will list all exam dates being held at Holmesglen.  VETASSESS will process all Victoria Police Education Entrance Exam bookings, receive and process all payments, and forward a letter of confirmation.



The police exam fee is $125.00 for a full sit, and a re-sit is $50.00 per component (both GST exempt)


Exam Times and Dates

Exams are held at Holmesglen on Saturdays only. Exam times are 9.00am to approximately 1.15pm.

Exam Dates (SATURDAY)
Closing Dates (WEDNESDAY)

21 June 2014

26 July 2014

16 August 2014

13 September 2014

4 October 2014

1 November 2014

29 November 2014

11 June 2014

16 July 2014

6 August 2014

3 September 2014

24 September 2014

22 October 2014

19 November 2014


Please note: Holmesglen are no longer taking direct bookings/application forms.  Please follow directions above to sit one of the exam dates.

Related Websites

Victoria Police ( )


For further information
T: 03 9564 1600