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Candidate Testing Policies

Special Accommodation

The Strategy Institute is committed to complying with applicable law for individuals with disabilities. In order to cater to those candidates who require special arrangements to take the exam, owing to disability or any religious reasons. Candidate seeking for special accommodation at test center must visit www.thestrategyinstitute.org to fill the testing accommodation request form in order to seek approval from The Strategy Institute.

Also, the candidate has to submit the prescribed documents for validation of special testing accommodation request. The candidate must follow the instructions mentioned in the email, which will be sent after approval of the request.

Following the approval, below arrangements will be made available as per the requirements, without any additional costs, at the test center:

  • Time and a half (Allotted Exam time + 50%)
  • Double Time (Allotted Exam time + 100%)
  • Separate Room
  • Reader and Separate Room

Exam Scoring

The Strategy Institute regularly monitors the performance of all exams to ensure the validity of exam results and use advanced statistical analytical algorithms to calculate the candidate’s test score. The candidate must score 65% or higher in order to pass the exam. The result can be viewed on the candidate’s myAccount on the official The Strategy Institute website within 72 hours of appearing in the exam.

Exam Scheduling Policy

You can take your exam in any of the 7500+ test centers of Pearson VUE globally. There’s sure going to be a Pearson VUE test center near you. Your exam registration details have been shared with Pearson VUE. You will receive an Authorization-To-Test (ATT) notification from Pearson VUE at your registered email address. Kindly read the Pearson email carefully for instructions on how to create web account to schedule and take your exam. Do remember, your ATT validity is limited, so try and schedule your exam as soon as possible – you may well choose a date up to 225 days from the date of your fee payment, but, do complete this scheduling formality to book your seat in your chosen Pearson Vue exam center. Please note that exam window will be open for you from 46th day of your successful payment. However, it is recommended to schedule it immediately after creating Pearson VUE web account, thereby allowing you to get exam date and center of your choice, and will leave you with more time to prepare as well.

Reschedule Policy

If you wish to reschedule your exam, you must contact Pearson VUE 48 hours prior to your scheduled appointment. Rescheduling less than 48 hours prior to your appointment will result in the forfeiture of your exam fee, without recourse.

Cancellation Policy

If you wish to cancel your exam, you should login into Pearson VUE website or contact Pearson VUE 48 hours prior to your scheduled appointment. Cancelling an exam less than 48 hours prior to your appointment or missing your exam will result in the forfeiture of your exam fee, without recourse.