Bulletin 2004 V34-3
Paper, Pencil Testing to End
The long-familiar paper and pencil method of taking the real estate licensing examination is slated to be retired in March in favor of testing exclusively by computer.
The Commission introduced computerized testing in October of 2000 as an option for license applicants who wanted greater flexibility in scheduling their examinations.The paper and pencil option was retained for those who preferred the traditional format in spite of its far more restrictive testing dates.
Since then, approximately 98% of applicants who must take the
licensing examination have consistently elected computerized testing.The Commission offers its computerized
licensing examination through PSI Examination Services. Testing is available
several times per week at seven different locations in the state as well as at
Subject to final approval of proposed administrative rule changes,
the Commissionís traditional paper and pencil licensing examination is
scheduled to be offered for the last time on