Retake Policy for Microsoft Exams
For those of you who are interested in Microsoft exams, here’s Microsoft’s official exam retake policy as of October 13, 2009. You might want to check out this link for the current retake policy.
Exam Retake Policy
1. General Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) Exam Retake Policy
a) If a candidate does not pass an exam the first time, he/she may retake it after at least 24 hours have passed.
b) If a candidate does not achieve a passing score the second time, the candidate must wait at least 14 days to retake the exam a third time.
c) A 14-day waiting period will be imposed for all subsequent exam retakes.
d) A candidate may not take a given exam any more than five times per calendar year. In order to take a given exam more than five times per year, a candidate must obtain prior permission from Microsoft.
e) If a candidate has passed an exam, he/she cannot take it again.
2. MCP Beta Exam Retake Policy
a) Beta exams may be taken only once.
b) This policy supersedes the general retake policy.
3. Exam-specific Retake Policy exceptions
a) In some cases, Microsoft may have special policies for specific exams.