Please read this entire document carefully before beginning your exam!
This guide explains the objectives of the Kali Linux Certified Professional (KLCP) certification exam. Section 1 describes the requirements for the exam, and Section 2 provides important information about the ClassMarker platform.
All KLCP exams are proctored.
Please make sure to read the proctoring tool student manual and the proctoring FAQ at the following URL: https://help.offensive-security.com/hc/en-us/sections/360008126631-Proctored-Exams
SECTION 1: EXAM RESTRICTIONS
The KLCP certification exam is an 80 question, multiple-choice exam which you have 90 minutes to complete. The exam will be taken via ClassMarker, a 3rd party, browser-based platform.
The exam is browser-based, so a strong internet connection is required.
This is a closed book exam. You cannot use any of the following on the exam:
- The Kali Linux Revealed book or PDF
- Cheat sheets or notes of any kind
- Online resources or websites such as kali.training
SECTION 2: CLASSMARKER
The KLCP exam is a multiple choice exam, taken via the website ClassMarker.
What to Expect Before and During the Exam
After connecting to the Proctoring tool and completing the pre-exam check-in steps with your Proctor, your Proctor will send you a link via the in-program chat. That link will take you to the first KLCP page within ClassMarker.
You will be asked to provide your OS-ID in order to access the test:
After clicking on Continue and validating your OS-ID, you will be taken to a screen where you can enter your name and email address in order for you to receive your results via email.
After clicking on Start, you will proceed to an informational page.
Once you click on Continue, your 90 minute timer begins and your exam has officially started.
SECTION 3: After the Exam
Your results will be available to you within ClassMarker immediately after you answer the final question of your KLCP exam.
If you receive a passing grade you will receive email instructions for claiming your KLCP digital badge and certificate. If you do not receive a passing grade you may contact firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss purchasing a future KLCP exam attempt.