PA-CEMP on site exam rules

For PA-CEMP exam, applicant are to note the below instructions:

  • No cell phones, recording devices, laptop, PDAs or other wireless capable devices may be used during the examination. Candidates found not to be in compliance with these standards will be immediately removed from the exam and their test papers collected
  • This is an open book exam and you may use a standalone calculator                              
  • No talking is permitted among examinees during the exam. An examinee that is found to be looking at another examinee’s answer sheet will be automatically disqualified. A retake of the exam will not be allowed for a period of at least six months. Absolute silence must be maintained in the exam room
  • Upon request, students will be excused for bathroom breaks, but only one person at a time may leave the room during the examination.  The exam booklet must be left in the room in the closed position, with the answer sheet turned over so that answers are not visible
  • Scratch paper is provided.
  • The Examination is composed of multiple choice and true/false questions. You must complete all questions
  • To pass the exam, you must earn a score of 70%
  • Make sure to write your name on the title page of the exam
  • Record your answers to all questions on the answer sheet provided. No credit will be given for answers written in the exam booklet. If you erase, do so completely
  • Scoring is based on the number of correct answers. Because there is no penalty for wrong answers, it is to your advantage to answer every question in each of the required and selected sections.  If a question is difficult, you may decide to come back the question after you have completed all the questions with which you are familiar
  • The exam will be 3.0 hours. An announcement will be made when 30 minutes remain
  • When you have finished the exam, turn in your exam booklet, answer sheet, and scratch paper to proctor
  • If you achieve a passing score you will receive a certificate from RCREEE in the coming months
  • All exam results are final. Individual reviews of exams are not permitted after scores are announced