When do the new bonus points requirements come into effect?
We will begin grading all exams as per the new bonus points requirements beginning for all exams automatically on August 3, 2022.
Can I still have my exam be graded against the old bonus points requirements?
Yes, learners may upload an exercise and lab report from August 3, 2022 until January 31, 2023.
What exactly are the new bonus points requirements?
The learner must submit at least 80% correct solutions for every Topic in PEN-200. The learner must also submit 30 correct proof.txt hashes in the OffSec Learning Library.
Under the new system, do I need to write or upload a lab or exercise report?
No, the new bonus points requirements do not necessitate any extra reports, aside from the standard OSCP exam report.
Which machines are allowed for the new bonus points requirements?
All of them! As long as all proof files are submitted for the given machine, it will be counted. You need to compromise at least 30 machines to obtain bonus points.
How many bonus points can I get?
Each learner is eligible for 10 bonus points per exam attempt. All 10 points are provided based on meeting the two objectives defined above. No partial bonus points are allocated to the exam attempts.
Can I mix and match the old and the new bonus point systems?
No. If you submit your exam report with the exercise and lab report, then we will grade your exam as per the old system. Otherwise, we will automatically grade it according to the new one.
How can I determine the percentage of Topic Exercises I have successfully completed?
You can view your completed percentage of Topic Exercises under the Course Progress/ Exercise modal in the OffSec Learning Library.
Will the OffSec Learning Platform store my course progress after my subscription ends?
Yes, your course progress is saved in your OffSec Learning Library account and will not be deleted once your lab time ends.
Will I still be eligible for bonus points if I failed the previous exam attempt?
Yes, once a learner completes the requirements for the bonus points in the OffSec Learning Library, the bonus points will be awarded for any subsequent exam attempt.