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Exams at Purdue University with NO Training

Exam Procedures:

  1. Exams are held in Stewart Center (STEW) on the Purdue University campus.

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  2. The exam process will start at 1:30 p.m.  You must be present at 1:30 pm. Late arrivals will not be allowed to take an exam.

  3. Exam examinee will be required to present his/her government-issued photo identification (ID)

  4. All exams are multiple choice and are machine graded.

  5. All exams are closed book. No personal or training materials are permitted.

  6. Only single-function calculators without printers are permitted. No cell phones, PDAs, computers or data storage devices.

  7. Any cheating will result in disqualification of all involved parties for five (5) years.

  8. Examinees will be limited to the number of different exams that can be completed within the three-hour testing period (usually two exams). No exam may be started unless the full time limit allowed for that exam remains in the testing period (i.e. a 90-minute exam may not be started if only 80 minutes remain). Time limits are listed in #9 below.

  9. Exam time limits:

Core (Also used as the RT-Registered Technician, and Limited Certification examination for all categories)
90 min.
Cat. 1 Agricultural Pest Management
90 min.*
Cat. 2 Forest Pest Management
90 min.
Cat. 3a Ornamental Pest Management
90 min.
Cat. 3b Turf Management
90 min.
Cat. 4 Seed Treatment
90 min.
Cat. 5 Aquatic Pest Management
1 hour
Cat. 6 Industrial Weed Management
90 min.
Cat. 7a

Industrial, Institutional, Structural and

Health-Related Pest Management

90 min.
Cat. 7b Termite Control
90 min.
Cat. 8 Community-Wide Mosquito Management
90 min.
Cat. 11 Aerial Application
90 min.
Cat. 12 Wood Destroying Pest Inspection
1 hour
Cat. 14 Agricultural Fertilizer Application
90 min.

New manuals can be ordered by calling Purdue Pesticide Programs at 765-494-4567.



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