The candidates shall be interviewed by a Board to be constituted by the OPSC for the purpose. The said board will have before them a record of his career. He will be asked questions on matters of general interest.

The object of the interview will be to assess the personal suitability of the candidate for a career in public service. The object of this test shall be to judge the mental caliber of a candidate, his intellectual qualities as well as social traits and his interest in current affairs.

Further some of the qualities (to be judged will be) like mental alertness, critical powers of assimilation, clear and logical exposition, balance of judgement, variety and depth of interest, ability for social cohesion and leadership, intellectual and moral integrity, are to be judged by the said board.