What is the Maximum Score for the AIB?

The maximum possible score for the Admiralty Interview Board (AIB) is 215 points. Reference FOI 2017/13296 dated 15 January 2018. Advertisements Advertisements

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Pre-Royal Navy Course (PRNC) Statistics, 2013-2017

Table 1 outlines the pass rates for those attending the Royal Navy’s Pre-Royal Navy Course (PRNC). Table 1: Pass rate for PRNC Training Year Number Attended Attended (Referred) [Note 1] Failed to Attend 2013/2014 2024 104 11 2014/2015 2065 91 17 2015/2016 2124 162 30 2016/2017 1973 128 12 Notes If a candidate fails any… Read More

Royal Navy AIB & FAT Score Ranges, 2017-2018

Below are the score ranges for the Admiralty Interview Board (AIB) and the pilot’s Flying Aptitude Test (FAT) between May 2017 and January 2018. Table 1: AIB & FAT score ranges Entry Point Number of Candidates AIB Score Range FAT Score Range May 2017 12 148-89 163-114 September 2017 14 140-96 155-114 January 2018 14… Read More

Number of Royal Signals Foreman of Signals, 2014

Below is the number of Royal Signals Foreman of Signals and Foreman of Signal (IS) applicants for 2014. Table 1: Royal Signals foreman of signals applicants Term 2014 Total number of applicants 117 Number called forward to selection board [Note 1] 40 Number of candidates selected for Foreman of Signals 14 Number of candidates selected… Read More

Army Officers Selection Board (AOSB) Reference Material

For those of you looking to attend the British Army’s Army Officers Selection Board (AOSB), you may find the material below of some use in preparing for it: AOSB – Aptitude Test, consisting of: Verbal reasoning. Numerical reasoning. Abstract reasoning. AOSB – Memory & Attention Test (MAT) & AOSB Personality Assessment. AOSB – Practice Planning… Read More

USAF: Physical Screening Predictors during an Aptitude Test

Research Paper Title Physical Screening Predictors for Success in Completing Air Force Phase II Air Liaison Officer Aptitude Assessment. Background Air Liaison Officer Aptitude Assessment (AAA) attrition is often associated with a lack of candidate physical preparation. The Functional Movement Screen, Tactical Fitness Assessment, and fitness metrics were collected (n = 29 candidates) to determine… Read More

The Assessment Process & The Illusion of Validity

When assessing candidates for their potential to be officers in the Israeli Defence Forces, Daniel Kahneman (2011) coined the phrase ‘the illusion of validity’, which he states was his first cognitive fallacy. Daniel states: “I coined the term “illusion of validity” because the confidence we had in judgments about individual soldiers was not affected by… Read More