Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

General

01.

How is this certification going to help me?


02.

How is the certification different from the online CodeChef ratings?


03.

How can companies use CodeChef certification?


04.

What skills does the certification measure?


05.

I am new to CodeChef and have not solved any problem here. Can I still register for the certification course?


06.

I am a highschool student. Can I register for this exam?


07.

I have more questions regarding Certification program. Who do I contact?


Registration

01.

What if I don't complete the registration process after payment?


02.

Can I register for the Advanced level course, even though I have not cleared the Foundation level?


03.

What kind of supporting documents are required to fill up the application form for the course?


04.

Is it mandatory to have a Government recognised identity card to register for the exam?


05.

What is the exam reschedule policy? Will I be allowed to give my CCDSA exam in the next available slot?


06.

What is the last date to register for the certification exam?


Payment

01.

Can I book a slot without making a payment?


02.

Is the price of the certification refundable?


03.

What are the accepted modes of payment?


04.

Can I cancel my registration? Will I get a refund?


Centre

01.

My city is not listed in the centres hosting the upcoming contest. What should I do?


02.

Can I change my centre after booking the slot and making the payment?


03.

Can an examination centre be cancelled?


Environment

01.

What if there is an issue with the system that has been allotted to me (or it fails during the examination)


Exam

Before Exam

01.

Do I need to carry anything along with me while going for the examination?


02.

Am I allowed to carry any study materials with me in the examination centre?


03.

What if the identity card that I have uploaded while registering is different than that I carry in the examination centre?


During Exam

01.

Will there be any clarification regarding the questions during the exam?


02.

I appeared for an exam. I feel that there was something wrong with the test data. What should I do?


After Exam

01.

How and when will the results be declared?


02.

Will I get a score after the exam??


03.

How is my score calculated?


Code of Conduct

01.

What if a participant is caught cheating during the certification examination?


02.

What happens if a candidate tries to forge the certification report/result?


03.

Can a participant get banned from getting a certificate?


04.

Can I discuss the questions that will appear in my certification exam on any public forum?


Certificates

01.

Will I be awarded a certificate if I fail in exam?


02.

I am certified, when will I receive my certificate?


03.

Will I get a hard copy or a soft copy of the Certificate?


04.

Can the CCDSA certificate be shared on different social media platforms?


05.

Can I add the certificate to my Linkedin profile?