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Belgium-Bruxelles: Delivery of Computer based tests (CBT) in EU staff selection process
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
Delivery of Computer based tests (CBT) in EU staff selection process
The tendering procedure will result in two framework contracts (1 per lot) to assist the European Personnel Selection Office (EPSO) in staff selection procedures on behalf of EU institutions by:
— delivering computer-based tests (CBT) - multiple choice and essay type, and,
— delivering internet based testing (IBT) - unproctored, locally and remotely proctored.
EPSO's use of computer-based testing method of delivering exams has significantly developed over the years, not only when it comes to the test content /test types, but also as far as the exam delivery process is concerned, with a wider geographical coverage of candidates’ population (worldwide testing) and online testing (internet based testing).
More details are provided in the relevant sections below for each lot.
Delivery of computer-based tests (multiple choice and essay type)
Global network of testing centres (worldwide) and Brussels (Belgium).
Lot 1 covers the organisation and delivery of “classical” computer-based tests via a global network of testing centres. These typically consist of a series of multiple-choice and essay type tests of different length delivered in the test centres’ network provided by the contractor. This lot will also cover the delivery of E-trays. The test content is provided by EPSO. See internet address provided in Section I.3 for details.
See internet address provided in Section I.3.
Internet-based testing (IBT)
Contractor's premises (internet based) and EU institutions' premises.
Lot 2 covers the delivery of IBT via an on-line testing platform for candidates. Internet-based testing will be used by EPSO for different purposes:
— as self-selection/self-assessment tool for potential candidates (unproctored),
— as a platform to deliver locally proctored IBT exams in EU institutions' premises,
— as a platform to deliver remotely proctored tests.
The test content will be provided by EPSO.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information