Ensure that candidates bring no unauthorized
materials, such as TRAMANs and notes, into the
Help distribute all examining materials (pencils,
examination booklets, worksheets, scratch
paper, and so forth).
Perform an individual ID card check to verify
each candidates identity before issuing that
person an examination booklet.
Randomly inspect the answer sheets while the
candidates complete the administrative section
(blocks 1 through 21) as the verbatim
instructions are being read. Ensure candidates
darken answer sheet circles sufficiently to be
detected by scanning equipment.
Patrol the examining room to guard against
Escort candidates to and from the examining
room if the need arises for health or comfort trips
outside the examining room.
Interpret the meaning of the information on the
examination booklet cover for the candidates if
necessary; however, DO NOT DISCUSS,
INTERPRET, OR ANSWER EXAMINATION
QUESTIONS IN ANY WAY! (Examining
board members and proctors may explain the
meaning of the instructions on the face of the
examination booklet. They may not interpret
examination questions, engage in a discussion
about questions, or assist the candidates in any
way in their solutions. Examining board
members must NEVER read examination
questions to the candidates except as noted
Seek any further assistance necessary from the
senior examining board member if in doubt
about any portion of the exam administration.
T h e a u t h o r i t y f o r o r a l a d m i n i s t r a t i o n of
e x a m i n a t i o n s , i f r e q u e s t e d , a n d w i t h a m p le
justification is from PERS 852 or 862. If authorized, a
commissioned officer who is a member of the
examining board will read examination questions and
answers without interpretation or explanation. The
individual will be examined on the regularly scheduled
examination date in a separate space from other
candidates. Oral administration will not generally be
authorized in the case of candidates who have been
classified as passed, but not advanced in previous
Candidates are not permitted to leave the
e x a m i n a t i o n r o o m b e f o r e c o m p l e t i n g t h e ir
examination except for emergencies. If a candidate
must leave the room, a proctor designated by the senior
examining board member must accompany him or her.
A member of the examining board must take
possession of all examining materials during the
candidates absence. Any candidate who leaves the
examination room without the permission of an
examining board member will be disqualified. If this
situation occurs, the procedures outlined in the
Advancement Manual should be followed.
In case of emergency, such as a fire alarm, the
candidates will place the worksheet, answer sheet, and
scratch paper inside the examination booklet and leave
it on the table. Candidates will depart the examination
area via designated exits and muster at a designated
area. Ensure all candidates understand that no talking
is permitted during the emergency and while waiting to
return to the examination area. The examining proctors
will collect all examinations booklets, ensuring the
worksheet, answer sheet, and scratch paper are in each
booklet. Upon conclusion of the emergency situation,
candidates will return to the examination area and
await further instructions.
During the administration of Navywide
advancement examinations, one board member
or proctor should be provided for a maximum of
how many candidates?
What paygrades may serve as proctors for E-4
through E-7 Navywide advancement
For information on assigning proctors for
Navywide advancement examinations, you
should refer to what publication?
The authority for administering Navywide
examinations orally must be requested with
ample justification from whom?
Upon completion of the examination, candidates
must turn in all examination materials to an examining
board member as they exit the room. The examining
board member will collect all examination material,
ensure that the answer sheet is complete, and that all
items circled by the candidate on the worksheet are
clearly understood so that corrections or additions may
be made by the examining board. Corrections should