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Old 18th Feb 2014, 10:24
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Not yet received any. But i doubt at this point if there will be any communication from them. There's no interview on 20th. All successful candidates have been contacted and their interview is tomorrow.
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Old 18th Feb 2014, 11:55
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regret mail

from experience they only send regret mail if you've reached the medical/oral stage
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Old 18th Feb 2014, 12:57
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Regret mail?

@LOPA have you ever been turned away?
Also, for these who have not been called, what are your surnames?
I have another friend, surname starts with M, no email yet.
I have a feeling this is alphabetical.

I'm telling you, this waiting game needs patience.
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Old 18th Feb 2014, 13:16
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Rescheduled

Just received an email saying that the psychometric has been rescheduled to 25th
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Old 18th Feb 2014, 13:16
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Email just came through!

Hello people,

I just received an email inviting me for the psychometric test on the 25th.

Woo hoo!

Check inboxes, people!!
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Old 18th Feb 2014, 13:20
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interesting...

@Brainiarc7 @That uglykid,

thats interesting coz i just received a call asking that i confirm attendance tomorrow at 12:30 and whether i know where the pride centre is..

anyone else get such a call??

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Old 18th Feb 2014, 13:45
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@nickmory

Initially I was in the first group to commence at 7.30am and finish by 12.30pm, anyone else who was to report on 19th at 7.30 and has been rescheduled to 25th?
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Old 18th Feb 2014, 13:46
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Psychometric

Got an invite for psychometric on 25th 7.30am. Anyone else on the 25th?
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Old 18th Feb 2014, 13:47
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Psychometric Test

Just received an email inviting me for the test on 25th, never been happy
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Old 18th Feb 2014, 14:05
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@Brainiarc7

Yap, did the interviews back in '06 to medical/orals stage and got a regret letter 2 months later.

All the best guys in psychometric, lets meet tomorrow
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Old 18th Feb 2014, 14:06
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oh, so i guess they have rescheduled the earlier group but left the 12:30 one. at what time are you scheduled to arrive on the 25th
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Old 18th Feb 2014, 14:11
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@nickmory, still at 7.30am on 25th.

@Aviatorette congrats, what time on 25th?

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Old 18th Feb 2014, 14:18
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Psychometric

Also receive an invite for 25th at 7.30. Thanks be to God. Those waiting, kindly don't give up yet.

Please people, don't post speculations here. They can cause some of us untold agony. Only post what you are very sure of.

Out of curiosity, what do we expect to be tested on for the psychometric? Only reliable & true information please.

ALL THE BEST TO THE GUYS DOING PSYCHOMETRIC TOMMORROW!!!!
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Old 18th Feb 2014, 14:18
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Arrow Psychometric

Just got mail. 25th it is. 7.30am. Clearly those mails are sent in batches
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Old 18th Feb 2014, 14:19
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Psychometric Tests

Hello. I have given up the hope of getting an invite, but since this is the forum that I have been able to vent and keep hopes alive, I wish you all the best. One thing, when you all become FO's and later Captains, remember RookAviator. Here's what I had in preparation for the test, since I haven't been invited, no need of sitting on it. All the best, PPRuNers

PSYCHOMETRIC TEST
Abstract reasoning
General Abilities: Verbal, Numerical & Perceptual aptitudes (Intellectual talents).
Practicality: Spatial and Mechanical aptitudes.
Planning style.
General work approach an5d preferred learning style.
Basic Personality Structure:
o Awareness & Flexibility.
o Commitment & Confidence.
o Team & leadership style.
Dexterity: Manual speed & skill.
Format
The assessment consists of three answer sheets and two answer booklets, together taking over 3 hours to complete. There is a time limit for each section, after which no more details may be entered into that section. The questions are found in reusable books, apart from where answer booklets are used in place.
General Ability
This is answered into answer sheets 1 and 2.
Abstract Reasoning
This area involves the completion of a chain of beads, found in a pattern, varying in colour, shape and size. After a continuation of the pattern of at least 10 beads, the client is required to mark the following two beads in accordance with the pattern, from a choice of 8 beads.
There are 60 questions given in this section, with a time limit of 30 minutes.
Verbal Part 1
This area involves the client to find two words from a list of 6, that do not fit in with the remaining 4. For example, a client may be given the following words:
Breakfast, hammer, dinner, blue, lunch, tea.
The client must then choose two words which do not fit with the other 4. These are: Hammer and Blue. The rest are all times to have meals.
There are 30 questions in this section, with a time limit of ≈5 minutes.
Verbal Part 2
This area involves the client to find a link between two words, from a pair of words. The client is given a choice of 6 words, split into 2 sections. From this, a pair of words must be formed, with a similar link to that of the given pair.
There are 30 questions in this section, with a time limit of ≈8 minutes.
Numerical Part 1
This area involves the client to complete the sequence of numbers, containing 2 consecutive gap in between. The client has a choice of 3 possible answers for each gap.
There are 32 questions in this section, with a time limit of ?? minutes.
Numerical Part 2
This area involves the client to complete the missing number, shown in the bottom right corner of a 3 by 3 square of numbers. There are 6 possible answers to choose from.
There are 32 questions in this section, with a time limit of ?? minutes.
Perceptual Part 1
This area involves the client to find the two figures, from a list of 6, which do not belong with the others which, are linked together.
There are 30 questions in this section, with a time limit of ≈10 minutes.
Perceptual Part 2
This area involves the client to find two shapes which are linked with each other, in a similar way to the pair of shapes given for each question.
There are 30 questions in this section, with a time limit of ≈10 minutes.
Spatial and Mechanical
This is answered into answer sheet 3.
Spatial
This area involves the client to decide which of the three shapes given have been flipped over, and are different compared to the remaining two shapes.
There are around 60 questions in this section, with a time limit of 5 minutes.
Mechanical
This area involves the client to decide what will occur in a situation, using their mechanical ability. For example, Which wheel will turn the fastest?
There are 40 questions in this section, with a time limit of 10 minutes.
Similar or different
This section is answered into the first answer booklet.
This area involves the client to compare two items which have some similarity: a number, a line of text or a shape. The client then has around a minute per item, to tell whether 2 example of these items are similar or different from each other.
For example: 45566 is similar to 45566 while Mr. Williams is different from Mr. Walliams. This may look easy, though when put under a short time limit and pressure, mistakes will occur.
Section 2
This is the name of final paper, answered into the second answer booklet.
Part 1
This area involves the client to write 4 different symbols - S, a reversed S (a curved Z will be used for demonstration purposes), a ɤ and an inverted ɤ (an e will be used for demonstration purposes).
The following patterns which the client must write are:
S - e.g. S S S S
A reversed S - e.g. Z Z Z Z
S and 'Z' alternating - e.g. S Z S Z
ɤ - e.g. ɤ ɤ ɤ ɤ
'e' - e.g. e e e e
ɤ and 'e' alternating - e.g. ɤ e ɤ e
This is to be done for a length of 5 seconds. Once this has been done, the time limit is increased to 10 seconds and 20 seconds.
Part 2
This area involves the client to fill in two letters, making a word. There are many middle two words which may only be used once in total.
For example: _AR_. An example of a word that can be made is CARD
There is a time limit of 2 minutes to make as many of these words as possible.
Part 3
This area involves the client to think of as many objects which conform to a certain description. Due to the nature of the tests, it is not possible to reveal what these descriptions are. However, an example will be given:
Name as many objects which are made of glass. (Mirror, window, etc.)
In total, there are three descriptions, each with a ≈45 second time limit.
Part 4
This area involves the client to create a picture from a series of lines. They must then reveal what is beneath.
There is a time limit of 2 minutes for this section.
Part 5
This area involves the client to form as many '.' as possible. This is similar to an American Three Pin Plug design. The client has 45 seconds in which to do this.
Part 6
This final area involves the client to draw a line, from one end to another through a gap between two lines, without touching them. These gaps gradually decrease in thickness. The strong hand is used first, followed by the weaker hand. A time limit of 45 seconds is given for each hand.
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Old 18th Feb 2014, 14:47
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Psychometric

Mine is on 4th March...anyone else reporting on the said date? For those still waiting, don't give up!
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Old 18th Feb 2014, 14:50
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Finally that long awaited mail has just arrived, my test is on 4th March, guess i was the last one one the list with a Y surname.
Phew the wait between yesterday and today was tormenting!
Good luck everyone
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Finally

We are pleased to invite you for an interview (Psychometric test) which will take place at the Kenya Airways Pride centre Old Airport Road on 25th February 2014 at 12.30 pm.

Yeeeeeeehuuuuu!
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Old 18th Feb 2014, 15:25
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@thatuglykid, I'm going in at 7:30 am
Congrats to all who have received an email. For those who haven't don't give up hope.
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Old 18th Feb 2014, 15:38
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Certificates again?

Why are we being asked to carry along our degree/kcse certificates to the tests once more yet they had them for a whole day during aptitudes? To those guys who went in for their tests today (Direct entry guys).........were your certificates scrutinised today or did they just edit the previous email and forgot to delete the bring your cerificates part?
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