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Leading edge exam standards

USPEC Exams are delivered on the world's most thorough test-conveyance measures set down under the Question and Test Interoperability (QTI) standards that likewise comply with leading-edge Portable Custom Interaction Best Practices. USPEC's exam standards and best practices far surpass the most stringent of universal testing, accreditation and credentialing standards – including those of the CLEAR, ICE, the NCCA and the ANSI 17024:2012. Best in class test motors drive USPEC exams from ExamStrong's state-of-the-art test-delivery ecosystem - which is the world's biggest of its kind specializing in exam deliveries for renowned global standards bodies and government credentialing agencies.

Managed by experts with experience of delivering thousands of highest–stakes exams globally every year for business and non-business clients since 1995, USPEC exams can be taken crosswise over 183 nations today. You can conveniently plan your exam online utilizing the credentials shared by USPEC, once the exam window opens for you after the required planning timeframe - ordinarily 120-days - after the date of fee-payment. In fact, you also get an additional 245-days to plan for and take your USPEC exam.

Anywhere Anytime Exams!




How to Register & Pay Fee Register on USPEC website at
Duration of a typical Examination 90 Minutes
Location/ venue of Examinations All USPEC exams are completely online and digitally proctored. You can take the exam anywhere, even at home or in your office. You'll need your computer ExamStrong compliant prior to taking the exam.
Mode of Examination Online
Total number of questions in a typical examination 50
Type of Questions Multi-choice-Single-answer; Multi-choice-Multi-answer
Standard Qualification benchmark for credential award 65% correct answers; though awards will actually be decided using an algorithm that accounts into scaling, relative scoring, and degree of difficulty parameters
Fee for the Examination (in US Dollars; Valid through 31st December, 2021) 775


System Requirements

Must  Have

Operating System

Windows 10 Windows 8.1 (32-bit and 64-bit) Windows 7 SP1 (32-bit and 64-bit)

Display (Resolution)

1024 x 768 [Recommended]

Network Connection

Strongly recommend using a wired network rather than a wireless network as it provides better exam delivery performance

Internet Connection Speed

Minimum 1 Mbps

Web Browser(s)

Latest Version of Google Chrome Only


Internal or an External Webcam must connected to the computer


Corporate Firewalls (including VPNs) often cause this Exam Delivery method to fail. Please take your Exam in a setting without these Firewalls

Admin Rights

Should have Admin Rights on your Laptop/Computer

USPEC Exam Policies

The examination system of the United States Private Equity Council (USPEC) is administered by a detailed arrangement of stringent standards and approaches going along to the most thorough measures of apex statutory and credentialing excellence bodies globally.

To read these policies in detail, click here.
Candidate Agreement

Convenience Across Countries

USPEC exams can be taken across the globe, covering all the essential cities and business areas in them! Exam windows open precisely 120 days after the date of fee-payment, and exam dates can be conveniently chosen online.

USPEC exams are flexi-modal- under real-time remote monitoring and proctoring in other locations, where convenience of examinees is of extreme significance.

Wired and walled by robust technology and process management policies, USPEC test-engines on ExamStrong ensure correct, zero-lag, cheat-deterrent and examinee-friendly conduct of exams.

Ready For Your Exam?

  1. 01Click here if you do not have a myUSPEC account on yet, and want to create one. You will be able to register for the CPEP only from your myUSPEC account.
  2. 02Click here if you have not registered for the CPEP yet, and you want to access your myUSPEC account on to go complete your pre-registration.
  3. 03 If you have commenced your program, please check your mailbox regularly. You will receive an USPEC support email informing you about the opening of exam scheduling window for your USPEC exam
  4. 04Click here to request us for opening your exam window, if it is already 120 days after your payment, and you have not received the exam scheduling link.
  5. 05Click here if you already have the exam scheduling link, and you want to schedule your exam.

Please note:

  • That the payment once made is non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • That some spam filters may unintentionally block or forward electronic communication from USPEC to junk folders. The applicant is requested to add the following email addresses to the personal address book or to the safe senders list in the registered email account to avoid missing any important updates from USPEC.

The USPEC exam is computer-based and can be taken at any location after an examinee has completed the USPEC-mandated registration of the computer-machine on which the exam is to be taken. The device/ machine registration and checks are carried out remotely by ExamStrong - the specialist exam management organization. Examinees sponsored by a university/ institution may have the option of taking their exam in a test-center especially and exclusively authorized for the university. Records of past exams suggest that examinees checking 65%-70% of their answers correct generally qualify for the award of CPEP. However, since a complex multi-variable algorithm is utilized to neutralize geographic performance skewers, the qualifying mark may not always stay pegged precisely between 65%-70%.

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