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The next testing window for the GISCI Geospatial Core Technical Knowledge Exam® as a part of the GISP Certification is scheduled for June 2-9, 2018.
The Exam application form, testing center locations, and exam prep materials, as well as a practice exam are now available on the GISCI web site. Visit the Exam Info tab at www.gisci.org
Application Period: North American locations: Applications close two weeks before testing window begins
International Locations: Applications close six weeks before testing window begins
Worldwide Exam Dates: June 2-9, 2018
Locations: PSIOnline Worldwide Testing Centers
- Apply directly with GISCI; Application link available after log-in and registration at https://www.gisci.org
- After payment to GISCI, you will receive an authorization email from PSIOnline
- Schedule a specific exam date and location directly with PSIOnline, our worldwide test provider
- A preview of exam locations is available at https://www.gisci.org/ExamInfo/ExamTestingLocations.aspx
Existing GISPs are not eligible to take the Exam, and it is not a part of GISP recertification.
GISCI will offer the GISCI Geospatial Core Technical Knowledge Exam® to individuals independent of the application for the Portfolio Review process.
The Exam will be administered in a computer-based-format (CBT) by PSI Online, a worldwide exam delivery company with over 70 years of experience in providing computer based testing (CBT) facilities across the US, Canada, and around the world. Detailed information on test locations and exam prep materials are available on the GISCI site.
We encourage all applicants to sign up early to ensure obtaining the most convenient location and time!
The GIS Certification Institute (GISCI) is a tax-exempt, not-for-profit organization, established in 2004 to manage and operate the GISP Certification, the most wide-ranging professional certification program for the GIS Profession, and to promote ethical conduct among GISPs. GISCI has certified over 8,000 GISPs, worldwide, and the GISP is increasingly viewed as a preferred certification in job descriptions.
Its member organizations include the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Geospatial Information & Technology Association (GITA), National States Geographic Information Council (NSGIC), the University Consortium for Geographic Information Science (UCGIS), Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA), and the Geographic Land and Information Society (GLIS).