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 Written Test Information

 Alberta Police Cognitive Ability Test (APCAT)

The Alberta Police Cognitive Ability Test (APCAT) is a job-related written examination of approximately three hours in duration. The test consists of 120 multiple choice questions and applicants must achieve a score of 70% to pass.

There is no limit to how many attempts you have for the exam, however minimum wait periods apply below. Please inquire with our office for details when you register for an upcoming exam:

  • 1st test write fail – applicant must wait one month before rewriting
  • 2nd test write fail – applicant must wait three months before rewriting
  • 3rd and subsequent test write fail – applicant must wait six months before rewriting

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