Current & Upcoming Exams

DCAS releases an Annual Civil Service Exam Application Schedule that lists all exams open for filing during the fiscal year (July through June). The exams schedule is available in Alpha Order and Application Period Order. The exam schedule is tentative for the Fiscal Year as some exams may be cancelled or postponed. The schedule is updated on a monthly basis to reflect any changes, as applicable.

Exams for which applications are currently being accepted may be found in the Monthly Exam Applications Schedule or within the tables below, including those exams offered at our Computer-based Testing & Applications Centers (CTACs).

Exam Alerts

  • THURSDAY, JULY 4, 2019 – THE CTACS WILL BE CLOSED IN OBSERVATION OF INDEPENDENCE DAY

Exams Open to the Public

Open Competitive Computer-based Tests Administered at the CTACs

Apply and schedule yourself through the Online Application System from home or at a Computer-based Testing and Applications Center (CTAC). CTACs are open 6 days a week.

Important Information: Electronic devices, including cell phones, are not permitted in the testing areas. Check the Notice of Examination to see if calculators are permitted. If requesting a fee waiver, you must provide a copy of acceptable documentation. DCAS staff cannot make copies of your documentation. Seating is limited. Once each seat in the CTAC is filled no more candidates will be admitted. Apply and schedule your exam at a CTAC earlier in the month when more seats are available. No one may wait for you inside of a CTAC, including children.

Title of ExamExam No.Application/Scheduling
Start Date
Testing Period
Special Officer 0300 6/27/2019 7/1/2019 - 7/31/2019
Special Officer (NYC H+H) 0301 6/27/2019 7/1/2019 - 7/31/2019
Traffic Enforcement Agent 0302 6/27/2019 7/1/2019 - 7/31/2019

Other Open-Competitive Exams

Exams listed below are NOT administered regularly at the CTACs and may be paper-and-pencil or computer-based multiple-choice tests and/or Education & Experience tests. Refer to the NOE for details.

Title of ExamExam No.Application Period
Congregate Care Specialist 0100 7/3/2019 - 7/23/2019
Elevator Mechanic 0102 7/3/2019 - 7/23/2019
Health Services Manager 0104 7/3/2019 - 7/23/2019
Inspector (Electrical) 0105 7/5/2019 - 7/25/2019
Machinist 0106 7/3/2019 - 7/23/2019
School Food Service Manager 0107 7/5/2019 - 7/25/2019
Supervisor of Stock Workers 0110 7/5/2019 - 7/25/2019

Exams for City Employees

Qualified Incumbent Examination (QIE)

Note: The Application end dates vary for some exams

Title of ExamExam No.Application Period
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Promotion Computer-Based Exams Administered at the CTACs

Important Information: Electronic devices, including cell phones, are not permitted in the testing areas. Check the Notice of Examination to see if calculators are permitted. If requesting a fee waiver, you must provide a copy of acceptable documentation. DCAS staff cannot make copies of your documentation. Seating is limited. Once each seat in the CTAC is filled no more candidates will be admitted. No one may wait for you inside of a CTAC, including children.

Title of ExamExam No.Application Period
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Other Promotion Exams

Exams listed below are not necessarily administered at the CTACs and may be paper-and-pencil or computer-based multiple-choice tests and/or Education & Experience tests. Refer to the NOE for details.

Open this Month

Title of ExamExam No.Application Period
Associate Urban Park Ranger (Prom) 0500 7/3/2019 - 7/23/2019
Congregate Care Specialist (Prom) 0501 7/3/2019 - 7/23/2019
Construction Laborer (Prom) 0502 7/5/2019 - 7/25/2019
Elevator Mechanic (Prom) 0503 7/3/2019 - 7/23/2019
Machinist (Prom) 0504 7/5/2019 - 7/25/2019
Supervisor of Stock Workers (Prom) 0507 7/5/2019 - 7/25/2019

Continuous Filing

Tests held several times a year

Title of ExamExam No.Application Period
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Notice of Exam Archive

Can't find the job title you’re looking for? To obtain information regarding qualifications or eligibility requirements and the exam description for an exam given in the past, visit the Notice of Examinations Archive using one of the links below:

Open Competitive Exam Notice Archive

Promotion Exam Notice Archive

Qualified Incumbent Exam Notice Archive

Apply at the CTAC on test date.