Test Center Regulations
To ensure that all candidates are tested under equally favorable conditions, the following regulations and procedures will be observed at each test center. Failure to follow any of these security procedures may result in the disqualification of your examination and removal from the testing center. Prometric reserves the right to audiotape and videotape any examination session.
No reference materials, papers or study materials are allowed at the test center. If you are found with these or any other aids, you will not be allowed to continue the exam and your answers will not be scored.
Candidates testing in physical testing centers will receive an erasable white board for use during the exam. Candidates testing via live remote proctoring will have an online note pad for note taking. Candidates are not permitted to bring paper into the testing room or having in the room during a live remote proctoring appointment.
Candidates do not need to bring a calculator into the examination room with them – an onscreen calculator is provided for your convenience. No substitutions are permitted.
During the examination, a strikeout feature is available to help you visually eliminate possible options from consideration. A struck-out option will remain present as you progress through the exam unless you select to remove it.
During the examination you will be able to highlight question text that you feel is important to refer back to as you as your progress through the exam. The highlight will remain present as your navigate through the exam, unless you select to remove it.
Prometric is not responsible for items left in the reception area of the test center. While lockers are provided, it is recommended that personal items not be brought into the test center. Note the following:
- Electronic equipment— cell phones, PDAs, pagers, cameras, tape recorders, etc.—are not permitted in the testing room and must be powered off while stored in a locker.
- Other personal items—watches, outerwear such as sweaters and jackets not being worn while testing, briefcases, purses, etc.—are not permitted in the testing room.
- Candidates may bring their own foam ear plugs into the examination room with them if they are sensitive to the noise of other candidates taking exams.
Every time you enter the test room, you will be asked to turn your pockets inside out to confirm that you have no prohibited items. The test center administrator will collect any materials that are in violation of the rules. If you leave the testing room while an exam is in progress, you must sign out/in on the roster and you will lose the exam time of the absence. You are not allowed to use any electronic devices or phones during breaks. Your examination time will continue if you take a break.
No guests, visitors or family members are allowed at the test center.
Misconduct or Disruptive Behavior
Candidates who engage in any kind of misconduct or disruptive or offensive behavior may be dismissed from the examination. Examples are: giving or receiving help, taking part in an act of impersonation, removing test materials or notes from the testing room, using rude or offensive language and behavior that delays or interrupts testing.
Weapons are not allowed at the test center.