PASCOR's reputation as a reliable maritime company draws many applicants. But these applicants go through a rigid selection process which involves written tests, and additional trade tests for skilled workers. The written tests measure their mental aptitude, psychological standing, and intelligence quotients. IQ test include English Proficiency, Abstract Reasoning, and Numerical and Technical Knowledge. The trade tests as well as computer based test on the other hand, measure their capability in handling the work they are applying for.