Area of Expertise

Exam Weight

Adjudicative Guidelines (concerns, disqualifying conditions, and mitigating conditions) 20%

National Security and the Personnel Security Program 16%

Adjudication Process Using Whole Person Concept 16%

Type and Scope of Investigations 10%

Critical Terminologies 10%

Procedures for Due Process 10%

Types of Information Sources 9%

Levels of Eligibility to Occupy a Sensitive Position and/or Access Classified Information 7%

Pertinent Statutes, Executive Orders, and Regulations Governing the Personnel Security Process 2%