Preparing for NSW Police Personality test 2019

If you are applying to join the NSW Police 2019 intake, you are only required to complete one type of psychometric test – a clinical personality test. This a crucial clinical test that will determine whether you accepted or not to the police force.

What is the NSW police personality test 2019

The personality test used by NSW police is a very comprehensive personality test that includes over 500 test questions and it measures your suitability based on 51 scales such:

  • Tendency to be dominant or a social avoider
  • Level of aggression
  • Suicidal tendencies
  • Self-doubt
  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Addictions
  • 9 clinical scales such as: antisocial behaviour, cynicism and negative emotions.

All test questions are covert which means that the real purpose of each test question or what each test question measures will be hidden from you.

Lie detecting scales for the NSW police’s personality test

The personality test used by NSW has several scales measuring the extent to which you answered the test questions in a truthful manner. When you trigger one of them, your test profile will come out invalid and you will not be permitted to continue with your recruitment process. If this happened you get a chance to reseat this test in 6 months’ time.  

Example personality test questions NSW Police

The personality test used by NSW police has over 300 test questions. Each question has a statement and you need to say whether it is true or false about you.

Let’s review the following example test question:

I like to be a singer. True or False

This test question measures your social confidence and the likelihood that you will avoid social events. 

The clinical personality test used by NSW police is not timed but you are encouraged to complete it within a reasonable time frame.

Our personal tutoring for your personality test with NSW Police 2019

The Institute’s psychometric test experts have prepared a complete preparation solution for NSW police’s personality test:

  • Personal Tutoring for Personality test:
    • Delivered by Australian psychometric test experts..
    • Delivered face to face in our offices (Sydney and Melbourne) or via Skype live.
    • Your coach works with you to ensure that you don’t mistakenly end up with a bad personality profile.
    • Immediate Access.

Some of our success stories:

I just wanted to let you know I passed. Thankyou very much for your help, I am very appreciative of it.

Josh (applied for a position with NSW Police


Thank you so much. I just found out that I successfuly passed the personality test. Thank you so much. I would not have passed it without your help.

David (applied for NSW Police)

Please note that IPC is not in any way affiliated with, endorsed or authorised by state or federal police and that your training courses are not approved by or based on any official state and federal police training courses. 

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