Key Exam Dates

Exam Registration Timeline and Fees

 

Fall Exam 

Early registration (August 1- 31, 2020)…………………. $625
Regular registration (September 1 - 30, 2020)…….............$675

*NEW* Subsequent attempt registration................$338
  This reduced registration fee is available for those who have previously sat for the CNCT exam, but were unsuccessful in their attempt.  The overall registration window of August 1-September 30 still applies.  Please email abem@aanem.org for a code to be used on Step 4 of the online registration form (payment portion).
 
Registration Opens August 1, 2020
Early Application Deadline August 31, 2020
Application Deadline September 30, 2020
 Refund Request Deadline September 30, 2020
Eligibility Notification Prior to November 1, 2020
CNCT Examination November 5*, 6*, 7**, 2020
Notification of Examination Results Prior to December 31, 2020

 

Please note: We strongly encourage candidates to take the exam during the hours that ABEM office support will be available.  The exam will be available outside of the support hours listed below if normal work hours are not feasible.  Should you encounter technical issues outside of support hours, please email abem@abemexam.org immediately and click out of the exam window.
 

*Thursday and Friday -  Support will be available 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Central Standard Time (CST) both days.

**Saturday - Support is available from 10:00 a.m. CST until 2:00 p.m. CST.

You are given 4 hours to complete the exam.

 

Spring Exam (2021 dates not yet available)

Early registration (February 1-29, 2020)…………………. $625
Regular registration (Ends April 30, 2020)…….................$675
 
Registration Opens February 1, 2020
Early Application Deadline February 29, 2020
Application Deadline Extended to April 30, 2020 
 Refund Request Deadline April 30, 2020
Eligibility Notification Prior to May 15, 2020
CNCT Examination New Dates: May 28* - May 30, 2020**
Notification of Examination Results Prior to July 15, 2020