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GISCI 2017 Summer Exam Application Period Closes Soon!
Created by bhodge on 5/23/2017 7:06:25 AM

Des Plaines, IL (May 23, 2017)

The next testing window for the GISCI Geospatial Core Technical Knowledge Exam® as a part of the GISP Certification is scheduled for June 10-17, 2017, and applications will be taken for North American testing locations through the end of May.    The exam will be four hours in length and will require a grade of 75% or higher in order to pass.


The Exam application form and testing center locations are now available on the GISCI web site, and an Exam Application portal is available for direct Exam application.

 Application Period:             North American locations - Closes Wednesday, May 31, 2017

                                                International locations – Now Closed

Worldwide Exam Dates:    June 10-17, 2017

Locations:                             PSI Testing Centers, in a computer-based format (CBT)

 We encourage all applicants to sign up early to ensure obtaining the most convenient location and time!  The next testing window will be December 3-10, 2017.


·         Apply online, directly with GISCI; Form available at using your User Log In

·         After payment, you will receive an authorization email to allow direct registration with PSI

·         Schedule a specific exam date and location with PSI, our worldwide test provider 

·         A preview of exam locations is available at:

 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 by PSI Online, a worldwide exam delivery company with 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 administer the GISP Certification, a world-recognized 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).

Media Contact: 

Bill Hodge GISP, Executive Director GISCI

GIS Certification Institute (GISCI), 701 Lee St, Ste. 680, Des Plaines IL  60016


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