Key Exam Dates

Exam Registration Timeline and Fees

 

Fall Exam 2021

Early registration (August 1- 31, 2021)…………………. $625
Regular registration (September 1 - 30, 2021)…….............$675
 
Registration Opens August 1, 2021
Early Application Deadline August 31, 2021
Application Deadline September 30, 2021
 Refund Request Deadline September 30, 2021
Eligibility Notification Prior to November 1, 2021
CNCT Examination November 11*, 12*, 13**, 2020
Notification of Examination Results Prior to December 31, 2021

 

*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).


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 by phone or email.

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

You are given 4 hours to complete the exam.

 

Spring Exam (2022 dates yet to be determined. 2021 dates below for reference.)

Early registration (February 1-28, 2021)…………………. $625

Regular registration (March 1-31, 2021)…….................$675
 
Registration Opens February 1, 2021
Early Application Deadline February 28, 2021
Application Deadline March 31, 2021
 Refund Request Deadline March 31, 2021
Eligibility Notification Prior to April 15, 2021
CNCT Examination New Dates: April 22* - April  24, 2021**
Notification of Examination Results Prior to June 15, 2021