CDS™ Exam Information

The CDS™ exam can be taken up anytime of the year per candidates convenience around the world. The exams are offered in English only.

Exam Fees

Program enrollment fee: $249

Test format

CDS™ Program exams are offered online only.
When you register, you will select a preferred date and time slot. You can request to change your time slot after you register.

CDS Program Policies

Our exam policies and procedures exist to protect the integrity of the CDS Program and ensure the exam process is fair for all candidates. It is your responsibility to read and understand all testing policies set forth by the CDS Program.
When you enroll in the CDS Program, you are committing to the ADaSci

As part of the enrollment and registration process, you must also agree to abide by the Candidate Agreement.

Exam Structure

CDS exam content, learning focus, and question format increase in complexity with each level.

Exam Results

Exams scores are available within 60 days of the exam date.

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