Online testing for Cisco Systems

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ONLINE PROCTORING SYSTEM TEST REQUIRED:

Starting December 1st, 2021, Cisco will require all candidates using the Online Proctored testing option to run the System Test prior to launching their exam. This will prepare a better candidate experience and troubleshoot any issues prior to the exam appointment for running the OnVUE software for secure check-in and a secure exam delivery.

Before test day

Run a system test

Complete a system test and exam simulation before exam day.*

Run system test

*Issues? Check out the technical requirements.

Choose your testing space

Find a private, distraction-free area to take your exam.

Get your space ready (Opens in new window)

Get your ID ready

Make sure your personal identification meets requirements.

Once you’ve completed these preparatory steps, get familiar with the unique requirements for testing online.

For even more in-depth information, download our helpful guide to taking your exam online PDF (Opens in new window).

 Schedule, reschedule or cancel your exam. 

On test day

STEP 1. Do any last-minute prep

Be sure your computer and internet pass the pre-exam system test. Clear your desk/workspace of prohibited items and prep your equipment. Get your ID ready to present. Review our Exam rules / testing advice for specifics.

STEP 2. Check in

You can begin the check-in process up to 30 minutes before to 15 minutes after your appointment time.   

STEP 3. Start your exam

While testing, it’s best to focus on the questions and not get distracted. Observe all the environmental and behavioral rules. If you need help during your exam, use the chat icon to request assistance.

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Last updated 2022-06-02