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USCSI® follows strict policies to help maintain the sanctity and reliability of its internationally renowned exams and ensure that an active, healthy, objective and alternative method is used to assess applicants’ eligibility for the award of its respected identifications. The following information contains vital policy areas that candidates should be aware of.

Schedule/ Reschedule Your Examination

Once the candidates have successfully registered for the certification program, they should log in to myControlPanel and click on the ‘Exam Details button’ on the My Programs tab. You can select the available date and time period for the assessment and save the exam day. You can schedule your exam as soon as you pay your certification fee. However, by default, the exam slot will be available after 25 days of your payment. USCSI® mandates a 25-day immersion time for registrants to help them orient entirely and build their conceptual foundations in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and more.. We encourage you to schedule your exam now for a future date so that you get your desired date and time. You will also get additional 175* days to plan for and take your USCSI® certification exam.

You can change your exam appointment within three or more working days before the scheduled test date. To change the exam appointment, please log in to myControlPanel and click Exam Details to view your current exam schedule, and then click on the Reschedule Your Exam button to change your exam appointment. "Reschedule" tab. If you are less than three business days before your scheduled exam date, you may not be able to reschedule your exam, and if you miss your exam, then you will forfeit your fees.

*If you need additional time due to your other professional commitments, please reach out to us at, and we will provide you additional validity for the next 125-days.

Reappear Policy for Examination

If any candidate fails the USCSI® certification exam on the first attempt, he/she can reappear in the exam to make a second attempt. Please note, in this case, no additional fee* will be charged to take the exam for the second time. If the candidate cancels the first scheduled exam or becomes a no-show, he/she must pay a nominal fee of US $149 to reschedule the exam.

The candidate can apply to reappear for the exam immediately after the exam results are announced by paying the fee of US $149 from their myContolPanel. Please note that this is not a one-time fee, and you will need to pay each time you apply to reappear for the same exam.

Exam Duration and Questions Details

The exams will contain the knowledge and competency-based questions; all USCSI® certification exams are computer-based and multiple-choice format with a duration of 100 minutes. Each multiple-choice question has five choices, one or more of which is the correct answer. Applicants can answer randomly and can view or return or change the answers to previously answered questions at any time. Therefore, please ensure that the answers to each question have been properly reviewed before submitting the exam. Once you have submitted your answer, you cannot make any changes.

Certifications CCGP CCC CSCS
No. of Questions 50 60 70
Duration (minutes) 100 100 100
Passing Percentage 70% 70% 70%
Open Book No No No

The Policy of Examinee Behavior

USCSI® will not accept any improper behavior or embracing of biased resources. During Examination, the proctor or test manager, or exam administrator will have the right to discharge an examinee from the examination session for any of the following reasons:

If any candidate is found to have committed any of the above forms of misconduct, his exam will not be evaluated, and his fee will not be refunded. In addition, there will be six months to retake the exam. Also, USCSI® will review misconduct, which may lead to:

  • Cancel the candidate's previous or current test scores.
  • Revocation of test taker's certificate.

Note: It should be known that USCSI® is legally allowed to take action against anyone who intrudes upon copyright laws such as copying and distributing exam content or resources. The questions bank, examination form, and anything related to examination have copyrights and are legal property of USCSI®. Communication between examinees by any verbal, written, or electronic method against examination rules is strictly forbidden. Any such action will result in severe punishments.