The results of all candidates who remain unsuccessful shall be kept confidential in the custody of FPSB India. The results would be uploaded in the individual account of the candidate on Online Certification Management System (OCMS), accessible through the website of FPSB India, once in a fortnight. The intimation to successful candidates in Exam 5: Advanced Financial Planning would be sent by mail requisitioning the candidate to fulfill the criteria of experience and adherence to Financial Planner Code of Ethics and Professional Responsibility.
The documents submitted by the candidates at examination hall, viz. rough sheets, back-up sheets, feedback form, etc. are the property of FPSB India. They shall not be subject to any public scrutiny. The same is to preserve the confidentiality of candidate specific information. These are also required for gathering useful information to strengthen our examination system and cross-check the relevant information in case of review or appeals received post-examination.
No question/s or part of the paper which appear on the computer terminal should be copied from the test screen and/or taken out of the examination hall as it shall lead to disqualification of the candidature. In case of serious ambiguity in a question item, the same should be noted down only with the specific approval of exam coordinator in his/her presence. The replies to such queries would be sent without subverting the confidentiality of test items, within 7 days of the receipt of related documents from the Exam Administrator.
FPSB India follows a policy of non-discrimination among candidates who appear in exams through separate pathways, viz. Regular Pathway and Challenge Status Pathway, and within the Regular Pathway, two modes, viz. through authorized Education Providers and through Self-Study. The on-line testing medium, algorithm used, facilities provided in terms of on-line content and testing and threshold criteria are the same for all candidates. On the strength of the aforesaid, there is no discrimination of any kind among the eligible candidates on the basis of pathway or mode of examination chosen, sector, region, caste, religion, age, gender, or on the basis of additional qualification and experience than those mandated for specific pathway, or on the basis of the allegiance of candidates to institutional entities or authorized educational entities.
Review and Appeals Policy
Candidates who want their score or submitted paper reevaluated may appeal for such a request in writing within 7 days of the date of appearing in the examination. The fee for re‐evaluation is Rs. 1,686 (Rupees One Thousand Six Hundred Eighty Six only) to be paid by Demand Draft, in favor of FPSB India. Written request for re‐evaluation should be addressed to FPSB India ‐ Knowledge Management Division. The request must include the candidate’s name, NCFM Number, FPSB India Registration Number, the examination venue, date and time slot. Requests without the fee will not be entertained and any requests received beyond 7 days after the date of the examination shall not be processed.
Specific query related to a particular question, if any, should be pointed out by the candidate during the course of the examination to the test coordinator at the test centre. For this the candidate is expected to submit his/her query in writing to the test coordinator after completing the examination, while submitting all other examination related documents. Subsequent queries through mail or post to FPSB India shall not be entertained.
FPSB India would treat the instances of resorting to unfair means or malpractices noticed during examination very seriously and any candidate found doing so will be expelled from taking the examination and his/her candidature shall be cancelled.
Decisions of FPSB India in all matters pertaining to the examination shall be final and binding.