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Online Unproctored Exams

Unproctored exams are delivered online and do not require any scheduling. You can write your exam anytime you want wherever you want – you just need an internet connection. This on-demand testing provides you with the greatest flexibility to complete your course. Your results are posted to your IFSE student desktop immediately after you complete your exam.



How do I know if my course has an online unproctored exam?

Online unproctored exams are not invigilated so you do not need to go to a specified exam session. Online unproctored exams are available through the IFSE website 24/7 so you have the flexibility to do them whenever you wish.

The individual webpages for each course provide information about their respective exam under the Exam Details section. For online unproctored exams, the exam format will be online.

Do I need to register for an online unproctored exam??

No, an online unproctored exam is an exam that is taken via The exam is available 24/7 and may be completed from any location where there is internet access. You receive your grade immediately upon submission.

How do I take an online unproctored exam?

You can access your online unproctored exam by logging into your IFSE account. Once you have logged in:

  • Select “Launch this Course”.
  • Once you launch the course, you can access your Examination or Assessment.
What is the cost to rewrite an online unproctored exam?

There is no cost to re-write an online unproctored exam with the exception of the Labour Sponsored Investment Funds Course (LSIF), Canadian Deposits Self-Study Course offered by the Registered Deposit Brokers Association (RDBA) and the 90 Day Training Course (3 attempts allowed for each of the 9 case study exams). Click here to view the cost to re-write the online exam for these courses. You must contact us to pay the re-write fee. Once the re-write fee is paid, IFSE will reset your exam.

What happens if my computer crashes during an online unproctored exam?

IFSE Institute cannot be held responsible for technical problems that you experience with your equipment or internet service. You can check out the user requirements here.