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SAP Global Certification Policy

Conditions for Participation in SAP’s Global Certification Program




Admission to the certification examination is at SAP’s sole discretion.

Examinations, Personal Data

SAP will define and publish the scope to be covered by each examination, which is subject to change by
SAP without notice.

SAP will define and publish the format and duration of the examination, which are subject to change by
SAP without notice.

Examinations and certificates are release-dependent, that is to say examinations cover and certificates
are valid in respect of a particular software release.

SAP reserves the right to limit the validity period of a release-dependent certificate. The validity of a
certificate expires no later than the date at which SAP ends support of the release in question.

SAP will define the releases for which examinations will be offered and their validity.

SAP or its subsidiaries store and process personal and examination data in accordance with the
applicable statutory data protection provisions for the purpose of managing the Global Certification
Program. Candidates must confirm electronically their acceptance of such storage and processing before
admission to the examination.

SAP may offer a delta-certification test to upgrade an existing certificate for a particular release to a
subsequent software release. Delta-certification test candidates must hold the certificate for the current
release. Possession of the certificate for a back-level release does not entitle a candidate to admission to
a delta-certification test. SAP reserves the right to include in delta-certification tests topics of general
knowledge and importance as well as topics specific to the new release.

Examination Rules

The candidate must arrive at the testing center at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled test
appointment. If the candidate arrives more than 15 minutes late, it is at the discretion of the testing
center personnel whether the candidate can be seated without disrupting the other exams in progress.

At least two forms of identification, including a government - issued photo identification, have to be
shown to the test center personnel. Both forms of identification must contain your signature.

The candidate is not permitted to bring papers, books, bags, computers, cell phones, personal organizers,
cameras or calculators into the testing room. Scratch paper will be provided by testing center personnel
for use while testing. All scratch paper is collected and destroyed by testing center personnel at the end
of the exam.

The candidate must complete the examination alone and independently. No extra help of any kind is

The examination is timed and the examination time cannot be interrupted or extended.

If a candidate disturbs the examination or breaks any examination rule that candidate will be excluded
from the examination immediately.

Candidates must follow the proctor’s instructions.
The examination questions and tasks are protected by copyright and must not be written down, copied,
photographed or otherwise reproduced in whole or in part or made available to others in any form.

that SAP deems necessary or appropriate to enforce SAP's retake policy. or of any other relevant change. attaching official documents and a statement by the new employer. SAP may also inform others of successful candidates’ certification. including legal remedies. Retake policy   8. Retake candidates may have to attempt the examination for a later release. the exam of the candidate concerned will be documented as a “fail” but the candidate may retake in accordance with the SAP retake policy.   Successful candidates receive a unique certificate. In the event of a serious infringement of the examination rules. Candidates violating the SAP retake policy may be subject to any appropriate action. A candidate who has failed an examination three times for a release may not attempt that examination again until the next release. and is then entitled to destroy the documents. Infringement of copyright and other unlawful harm to SAP will be treated as a serious infringement of the examination rules and will result in the actions indicated above. Infringements of the Examination Rules   9. assessment. No candidate may participate in the same examination for the same release more than three times.4. Law and Jurisdiction .   Candidates pay a fee for all retakes. of name. 7. 5. all certificates that have been awarded to the candidate will be revoked and the candidate will be excluded from further examinations. Certification Fees Candidates pay a certification fee for admission to the examination. or of employer. Successful candidates are not permitted to retake the same examination. if successfully passing their certificate or other feedback. for successful candidates. This certification fee covers the examination. by receiving a score report. Assessment and Results   The examination is evaluated automatically in accordance with general rules defined by SAP. The candidate will be requested to return all certificates to SAP without delay. what certification a candidate holds and whether a candidate can be admitted to other examinations. Candidates are informed of their result. SAP will use proper judgment and fairness in deciding whether an infringement is serious or minor.  The retake possibility is dependent on the availability of the exam to be retaken. Appeals must be lodged within three months after communication of the result. if necessary. The candidate concerned will receive written notification of the actions with justification of this action .    Unsuccessful candidates may retake the same examination. Successful candidates must inform the SAP subsidiary where the candidate passed the original Certification in writing of any change of address. and. Changes to test taker information  6. In the event of a minor infringement of the examination rules. SAP is not required to review appeals lodged after these three months. the certificate. as appropriate. SAP will hold the results of the examination in a database in order to be able to ascertain. SAP may also use the data held to provide targeted information to certified candidates and to enable candidates to retrieve specific information.

 These Conditions of Participation apply to the exclusion of all other conditions. These Conditions cannot be changed or added . For test registration information contact your local SAP Education training center or go to http://www. Note that SAP training & certification offerings vary across different countries and regions around the world. If the other party is a registered trader for the purposes of the German Commercial Code (Handelsgesetzbuch) the sole place of jurisdiction for all disputes arising between the parties out of or in connection with these Conditions is Karlsruhe.pearsonvue. Certification through SAP Certification events are offered in different countries. Germany. and SAP’s failure expressly to reject a change or addition will not be construed as SAP’s acceptance of the change or addition.   These Conditions of Participation are governed exclusively by German law.