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Exam News 

Filing currently closed for all civil service exams. Not accepting any exam applications.

Per Diem Court Interpreter Written Exams:   Applicants who submitted applications on or before November 29, 2021 will be tested at PSI test centers from December 6 through December 19, 2021.  Applicants will be e-mailed self-scheduling links on or about December 2, 2021.  Applicants who cannot attend the test for any reason should file a new application. All test-related inquiries should be e-mailed to Please DO NOT CONTACT the Office of Language Access for testing information.  

Per Diem Court Interpreter Oral Exams:   Applicants who passed the written per diem exam and required to take an oral assessment will be e-mailed an oral exam self-scheduling link on or about January 3, 2022. The oral assessment will be conducted at PSI test sites throughout NYS from January 5 through January 31, 2022. All test-related inquiries should be e-mailed to Please DO NOT CONTACT the Office of Language Access for testing information. 

Court Clerk and Senior Court Clerk promotional examinations are anticipated to be given in the spring/summer of 2022. Exam Content Information: Court Clerk Exam Scope and Sample Questions  Senior Court Clerk Exam Scope and Sample Questions


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Exams Currently in Progress

NYS Court Officer-Trainee Exam 45-815 (filing closed February 26, 2020):
NYS Court Officer-Trainee Exam FAQs and Information

Please note that no late applications can or will be accepted.


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Upcoming Exam Schedule

Tentative 2021/22 Exam Schedule
Exam Dates Title & Salary Grade Type of Exam Filing Period

Sept 7, 2021 


Dec 10, 2021 


NYS Court Officer-Trainee


January 22, 2020
February 26, 2020





Per Diem Court Interpreter Exam

2021 Per Diem Court Interpreter daily rates:
$170 half day (up to 4 hours) $300 full day

Open to Public


Applicants who submitted applications on or before Nov 29, 2021 will be tested Dec 6 through Dec 19. Future test dates to be determined.

Spring/Summer 2022 (tentative)


Court Clerk (JG-18)/ Senior Court Clerk (JG-21)




  • Disqualifications and Restrictions: New York State Unified Court System employees may be disqualified to take examinations or restricted or removed from eligible lists for reasons outlined under Section 25.13(d) of the Rules of the Chief Judge. Reasons include, but are not limited to, criminal charges or convictions, pending disciplinary charges or actions, stipulations, and internal investigations.


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FAQs - General Exam Information

FAQs and General Exam Information Guide


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Exam Study Guides and Sample Exams

Exam Study Guides and Sample Exams



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Results Notices

Results Notices
Applicants are emailed Results Notices generally seven to nine months after the exam date. Please add to your address book to ensure receipt of all email correspondence regarding exams and results.

Once the list is established and initial results are emailed, Appointments and Systems Management is responsible for the list. Candidates may direct inquiries regarding rank number, score, or add or change their location preferences or provide an updated email address, phone number or other contact information to






























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