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Interviews at Metropolitan Police

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Metropolitan Police.
Interview experience
Based on 127 interviews
Average
Interview difficulty
Based on 127 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 123 interviews
More than one month

Interview process at Metropolitan Police

Overview experience
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Interview process length
More than one month
71%
About a day or two
11%
About a month
11%
About a week
6%
About two weeks
2%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
77%
Written test
69%
Background check
67%
Problem solving exercises
59%
Drug test
34%
Least reported steps
Other
13%
Take-home/sample work
7%
They have no interview
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at Metropolitan Police

  • Intrusive and competency based
    Shared on 21 February 2019 - Detective Chief Inspector - Southwark, Greater London
  • It is a series of interviews and scenarios followed by a maths test and then a written English test
    Shared on 10 September 2018 - Detective Constable - London, Greater London
  • Very structured with at least two Senior Officers one Police and one Civilian this is repeated when moving jobs within the Service .
    Shared on 22 October 2017 - Civilian staff - London, Greater London

Interview questions at Metropolitan Police

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Please i need to join you there but i have some problem .!
    Shared on 26 September 2017
  • For civil staff, I underwent stringent written and presentational tests and then a verbal interview. The questions were generic and competency based.
    Shared on 1 September 2017 - Strategic Intelligence Analyst - London
  • Not having a criminal record, physical and mental training, law enforcement, active and determined, attentive and preventive, and capable of solving and preventing any offense, commutative, adapting t…
    Shared on 25 June 2017
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