EPSO 2017 CAST Competition Update

EPSO has updated the details on its website and has revealed that the 2017 CAST competitions will be released on 5 January, 2017. Which means that it’s time to start seriously preparing for these competitions and start practicing!

See below the list of CAST exams that will be launched on 5 January, 2017:


  • EPSO/CAST/P/5/2017  (Finance, FG II)
  • EPSO/CAST/P/1/2017  (Finance, FG III)
  • EPSO/CAST/P/2/2017  (Finance, FG IV)

Project Management

  • EPSO/CAST/P/3/2017  (Project/Programme Management, FG III)
  • EPSO/CAST/P/4/2017  (Project/Programme Management, FG IV)


  • EPSO/CAST/P/6/2017  (Secretariat/Clerical Tasks, FG II)


  • EPSO/CAST/P/7/2017  (Human Resources/Administration, FG II)
  • EPSO/CAST/P/8/2017  (Human Resources/Administration, FG III)
  • EPSO/CAST/P/9/2017  (Human Resources/Administration, FG IV)


  • EPSO/CAST/P/10/2017  (Communication, FG III)
  • EPSO/CAST/P/11/2017  (Communication, FG IV)

Political Affairs / EU Policies

  • EPSO/CAST/P/12/2017  (Political Affairs/EU Policies, FG III)
  • EPSO/CAST/P/13/2017  (Political Affairs/EU Policies, FG IV)


  • EPSO/CAST/P/14/2017  (Law, FG III)
  • EPSO/CAST/P/15/2017  (Law, FG IV)

Information and Communication Technology

  • EPSO/CAST/P/16/2017  (Information and Communication Technology, FG III)
  • EPSO/CAST/P/17/2017  (Information and Communication Technology, FG IV)

For details on how the reformed CAST competition will look, please read our Tips & Tricks article - EPSO Reforms The CAST Exams - What You Need To Know

To hear about the upcoming 2017 CAST competition updates and to interact directly with other candidates, you may be interested in joining the 2017 EPSO CAST Exams Facebook group.


CAST Practice Packages Now Available

Over the last few months, the EU Training team has been working hard to put together special CAST practice packages. Regardless of which profile you will be applying for – law, finance, HR etc. - we have a practice package for you.

You can view our offering here - including FREE trial packages

Please note that currently the LawFinanceHuman ResourcesInformation and Communication TechnologySecretariatCommunication and Political Affairs product packages have been loaded. The Project Management product package will be loaded and available in the coming day, so please check back for those.

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