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DASCA policies help maintain the sanctity and credibility of its certification exams, respected internationally for their rigor and integrity. DASCA also ensures that its exam practices are just, affirmative, healthy, objective, and empathetic, especially in the light of Covid-related restrictions and challenges candidates may be facing in most parts of the world. Following are some of the most commonly searched-for policy aspects:

Examination Reappear Policy

In the event that examinees fail their first attempt to pass their DASCA Certification examination, they will be required to pay a nominal fee of USD 50 from their myDASCA dashboard to reappear for the exam. Please note that the examinee can apply to reappear right after their examination result gets published.

Examination Reapply Policy

If an examinee voluntarily cancels the scheduled examination appointment; they can immediately reapply from their myDASCA dashboard by paying a nominal fee of USD 50.

Examinee Conduct Policy

DASCA has a ‘zero–tolerance’ policy for misconduct or adoption of unfair means. During the examination, the test manager (or proctor) has all rights to dismiss an examinee from the exam session for any misconduct or breach of DASCA norms of fairness.

Examinee Appeals

a. In case of a DASCA Disciplinary Action in pre and post exam scenarios

Candidacy Reconsideration Request Form
Examinees seeking to dispute any DASCA action or decision against their candidacy, may download and fill up the Candidacy Reconsideration Request Form and send it to support@dasca.org for initiating process and action.

b. In case of No Show

Examinees missing a scheduled exam because of emergencies should directly contact DASCA to report the matter.

The following reasons for missing out on, or not showing up for a scheduled DASCA Certification examination have been defined as acceptably genuine, and deemed as justified for grant of Retake permissions if requested:

  • If examinees have been unfortunately affected by Covid infections, or are under quarantine, or are facing immobility due to Covid-related restrictions or disruptions.
  • If examinees themselves or any of their immediate family members meet a serious accident or develop a sudden medical condition demanding serious attention.
  • If there is a bereavement in the family.
  • If examinees are summoned by courts, or are drafted on juries, or are required for some urgent national duty.

Examinees forced to miss out on their scheduled DASCA exam for any of the above-mentioned reasons are required to contact DASCA and request for a Retake by submitting doctor’s or hospital certificates etc., as proofs of the emergency encountered.

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