Upcoming Examination Dates and Locations

The CTP® Examination is offered once annually throughout the United States on the second Saturday in February. Exam locations are proctored by CTP volunteers.

Upcoming test dates include the following:

Examination Format

To become a CTP, you must pass a two-part examination. Part One consists of short-answer essay questions focusing on the core areas of fleet/transportation management. You will have two and a half hours to complete this part of the examination. In the second part of the CTP Examination, you will be given a case study and asked to submit a written analysis of the problem and your recommendations for solving the problem. You will be given two hours to complete this portion of the examination.

Passing Criteria

To receive the CTP designation, you must successfully pass both parts of the CTP Examination. Both parts of the examination are weighed equally.

Retake Examination

In the event that you do not pass the case study analysis portion of the CTP Examination, you may repeat this part, but only if you successfully pass the multiple-choice examination.

The CTP Retake Examination is offered annually on the third Thursday in March. Upcoming test dates are as follows:

  • March 20, 2014
  • March 19, 2015

If you do not pass the Retake Examination, both parts must be retaken during the next CTP Examination offered the following February.

Application Fees and Deadlines

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The application deadline for the CTP Examination is November 15. Application fees are $195 for NPTC members; $295 for non-members.

The application deadline for the CTP Retake Examination is March 5. Application fees are $175 for NPTC members; $275 for non-members.

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