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General
1. Where are the examinations held?
2. How do I update my personal particulars with the SCI?
3. How do I register for the examination?
4. How can I check if my registration is successful?
5. When can I register to resit for an examination?
6. What do the abbreviations in the SCI Website stand for?
7. How often are the examinations conducted and when is the next available examination date?
8. How do I change an examination date / time?
9. Can I cancel my examination registration?
10. What time must I arrive at the SCI for the examination?
11. What must I bring along for the examination?
12. What will happen if I forget to bring along my identification document for the examination?
13. How should I apply for any partial refund if I am absent (with valid reason as specified) on the examination date?
14. Do I need to have a user's name and / or password in order for me to register for the examination online?
15. What are the bus services that go to Suntec City?
16. What precaution should I take when I register for my examination online?
17. Can I request the SCI to review my examination results?
18. Do I get a Certificate upon passing each examination?
19. How do I collect my Study Guide / Study Text?
[Only applicable to CMFAS Modules 5, 9, Health Insurance (HI), Basic Insurance Concepts & Principles (BCP), Personal General Insurance (PGI) & Commercial General Insurance (ComGI)]
20. Can I use a calculator during my examination? What are the acceptable models?
21. Why am I being charged the first-timer rate when it is not my first attempt taking the same examination?
22. Can I change my examination to a different time session?
23. What are the office operating hours and address of the SCI?
24. Does the SCI issue tax invoice / receipt?
25. What must I do if I am requesting for the result record on behalf of my candidate?
26. I have misplaced or lost my Certificate(s) and/or Result Slip(s). Can I request for another copy?
27. I have forgotten my password. How do I retrieve it?
28. I have registered for an examination with the SCI. However, I have not received an acknowledgement e-mail. How do I verify that the registration is successful?
29. Can I pay my examination fee at member rate?
30. I have forgotten what SCI examinations that I have passed. What can I do?
31. Can the SCI let me know my examination result over the phone or by e-mail?
32. Will I get the same questions when I retake the same examination?
33. When will the examination results be released to candidates?
34. Is there any minimum age requirement for sitting the BCP, PGI, ComGI and HI examinations?
35. Where can I obtain Suntec City parking information?
36. How to apply for SCI Membership?
37. Is there any funding available for self-study examinations?
38. Are the Regulatory Examinations open or closed book examinations?
39. What are the approved forms of identification document required for examination entry?
M8A / M9A
1. How do I know if I am required to pass the CMFAS M8, M8A and/or M9A examinations?
2. How do I register and pay for the CMFAS M8A and M9A examinations?
3. What will be the CMFAS M8A & M9A examination mode and medium?
4. How do I find out if I am required to take the M8A and/or M9A examination(s)?
5. Will the SCI provide the e-book Study Guide upon registration of the CMFAS M8A or M9A examination?
6. How long do I have access to the e-book?
7. What is the version number that I see at the footer of the e-book?
8. What is the difference between M8 and Module M8A in terms of their content coverage?
9. What is the difference between M9 and Module M9A in terms of their content coverage?
10. What is the difference between M8, M8A and M9A in terms of their content coverage?
11. How to access 'E-Mock Examination' for CMFAS M8A and M9A?
Capital Markets and Financial Advisory Services Examination (CMFAS)
1. What is the CMFAS Examination?
2. Who needs to sit for the CMFAS Examination?
3. Is the CMFAS Examination open only to those who need to meet the licensing requirements?
4. What is the minimum qualification required to sit for the CMFAS Examination?
5. Is there any limit on the number of attempts for the CMFAS Examination?
6. How much does it cost to register for the CMFAS Examination for the first time?
7. Is there a validity period for any of the CMFAS Modules, namely M5, M8, M8A, M9 and M9A, as well as for the BCP, PGI, ComGI and HI examinations?
8. What will be the duration, format and minimum passing mark for each of the relevant CMFAS Examinations?
9. What will be the mode and medium for the CMFAS examinations?
10. Does the SCI issue any mock questions for the CMFAS M5 and M9 examinations?
11. How to access 'E-Mock Examination' for CMFAS M8?
12. What examination requirements will any person be subject to, if he or she intends to provide any advice on and / or arrange Life Insurance policies (including Investment-Linked policies)?
13. What are the minimum academic qualification requirements for appointed representatives?
Certificate in General Insurance Examination (CGI)
1. Who needs to sit for the CGI Examination?
2. How to access 'E-Mock Examination' for BCP, PGI, ComGI?
3. What is the minimum entry qualification required to sit for the CGI Examination?
4. Do I have to sit for all the three (3) modules of the CGI Examination?
5. Does the SCI conduct any CGI courses leading to the examinations?
6. How much does it cost to register for the CGI Examination?
7. What are the qualifications that can exempt a person from taking the CGI Examination?
8. What will be the duration, format and minimum passing mark for each of the relevant CGI examinations?
9. What will be the Continuous Professional Development (CPD) hours granted if I attend any of the CGI Courses as well as pass the relevant CGI Examinations?
10. What will be the Continuous Professional Development (CPD)hours granted if I only self-study and pass any CGI Examination?
11. I obtained my General Insurance licence several years ago but did not renew it after leaving the insurance industry. Do I need to retake the CGI Examination?
12. What will be the mode and medium for the BCP, PGI and ComGI examinations?
13. Was the Singapore College of Insurance (SCI) previously known as Singapore Insurance Institute (SII)? Is the General Insurance Certificate issued by SII equivalent to the current General Insurance Certificate issued by SCI?
14. I passed my Certificate in General Insurance (CGI) Examination before 12 June 2002 in which the modular examination format started. Is my CGI pass still valid?
Health Insurance Examination (HI)
1. Who needs to sit for the Health Insurance (HI) Examination?
2. What is the minimum entry qualification required to sit for the HI Examination?
3. Does the SCI conduct any HI courses leading to the examination?
4. How much does it cost to register for the HI Examination?
5. What will be the duration, format and minimum passing mark of the HI Examination?
6. What will be the Continuous Professional Development (CPD) hours granted if I attend the HI Course and pass the HI Examination?
7. What will be the Continuous Professional Development (CPD) hours granted if I self-study and pass the HI Examination?
8. What examination requirements will any person be subject to, if he or she intends to provide advice on and / or arrange Health Insurance policies?
9. Am I eligible to apply for any credits from The Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) upon passing the Health Insurance Examination?
Certificate of Proficiency (COP)
1. How can I register for the course on Certificate of Proficiency in Foreign Domestic Worker Insurance (Maid Agencies)?
2. Where will the course be held?
3. Who will need to take the course in Certificate of Proficiency in Foreign Domestic Worker Insurance (Maid Agencies), Travel Insurance, Card Protection Insurance or Motor Insurance?
4. Can I cancel my course registration?
5. Do I get a certificate upon completion of course?
6. How do I apply for funding support, applicable to the Certificate of Proficiency in Foreign Domestic Worker Insurance (Maid Agencies)?
7. Do I need to take the Certificate of Proficiency courses if I have passed the Certification in General Insurance (BCP/PGI/ComGI) examinations?
Diploma / Advanced Diploma in General Insurance and Risk Management (DGIRM / ADGIRM)
1. Why do I need to sign the Student Contract before the examination registration of the DGIRM or ADGIRM Programme?
2. How do I apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) credits and what are the applicable fees?
3. What happens if I do not have a GCE 'O' level pass in English as one of the minimum entry requirements for the DGIRM / ADGIRM Programme?
4. What is the Cooling-Off Period under the Student Contract relating to the DGIRM or ADGIRM Programme?
5. Why does the SCI decide to introduce the DGIRM / ADGIRM examinations in Computer Mode starting in year 2012?
6. Is there any exemption granted for any DGIRM / ADGIRM examination module and how do I go about applying for it (if applicable)?
7. Are there any compulsory modules for the DGIRM / ADGIRM Programme?
8. Do I need to take the DGIRM / ADGIRM examination modules in sequence?
9. How long do I have to complete the DGIRM / ADGIRM Programme?
10. Are there tutorial classes or revision courses for the DGIRM / ADGIRM Programme?
11. Can I preview the Study Text before I register for the DGIRM / ADGIRM examination?
12. How much do I have to pay for the DGIRM or ADGIRM examination module?
13. What are the payment modes available to me to register for the DGIRM / ADGIRM examination?
14. Does the SCI issue tax invoice / receipt?
15. Is there any funding scheme available for the DGIRM / ADGIRM Programme?
16. How often are the DGIRM / ADGIRM examinations held?
17. Where can I find the examination dates for the DGIRM / ADGIRM modules?
18. When will I know the examination venue for the DGIRM / ADGIRM examination?
19. What precaution should I take when I register online for my examination after I have thoroughly read and signed the Advisory Note and the Student Contract?
20. When will I be able to collect my Study Text after registration of the DGIRM or ADGIRM examination module?
21. Can I reschedule or withdraw my examination date after the cooling-off period?
22. What time must I arrive at the examination venue for the DGIRM / ADGIRM examination?
23. What must I bring along for the DGIRM / ADGIRM examination?
24. What will happen if I forget to bring along my identification document for the DGIRM / ADGIRM examination?
25. What will happen if I am unable to turn up to sit for the DGIRM / ADGIRM examination?
26. When do I know my examination results after taking the DGIRM / ADGIRM examinations?
27. When do I receive my completion certificate upon completion of the DGIRM / ADGIRM examinations?
28. Is there any annual subscription fee payable for using the respective designation "Dip SCI (GI & RM)" or "Adv Dip SCI (GI & RM)"?
29. How long will it take me to complete the entire DGIRM / ADGIRM Programme?
30. Are the DGIRM / ADGIRM examinations being an open-book or closed-book basis?
Chartered Financial Consultant / Chartered Life Underwriter (ChFC® / CLU®)
1. What are the minimum entry requirements for the ChFC®/S / CLU®/S programme?
2. What is the maximum number of exemption modules that I can obtain?
3. How do I apply for exemption?
4. What is the respective maximum period of completion for ChFC®/S / CLU®/S?
5. If I do not have three (3) years’ working experience, or I am not in the financial services or related industries, can I register for the ChFC®/CLU® programme?
6. What do I need to do if I want to find out the ChFC®/CLU® examinations that I have previously taken in the SCI?
7. Is there any sequence of examination attempts required for the ChFC® programme?
8. Is there any sequence of examination attempts for the CLU® programme?
9. What must I bring along for the ChFC®/CLU® examination?
10. How do I earn CPD credit hours?
11. What subject matters are acceptable for CPD credit hours?
12. What will happen if a ChFC®/S /CLU®/S holder fails to meet the CPD requirements?
SkillsFuture Credit
1. Can I apply for SkillsFuture Credit when I sign up for any of the SCI’s courses?
2. Where can I get the full listing of the approved courses under SkillsFuture Credit?
3. Where can I obtain more information on SkillsFuture Credit?
4. How do I apply for my SkillsFuture Credit when I sign up for any of the SCI’s Courses?
5. If the course is cancelled, how will the amount affect my SkillsFuture Credit Account / claim submission?
6. If I wish to pay the full course fee using my SkillsFuture Credit amount, when can I claim the amount from my SkillsFuture Account?
Basic Competency Examination (BCE)
1. Is there any syllabus, and does the SCI issue any syllabus?
2. Is LIAQT the same as BCE?
3. Does the SCI issue Study Materials for BCE? If no, how would a candidate know what to study for BCE?
4. Does the SCI provide any tutorial support for BCE?
5. Can the SCI exempt any candidate from taking BCE?
Diploma in Life Insurance (DLI)
1. Why do I need to sign the Student Contract before the examination registration of the DLI Programme?
2. What is the Cooling-Off Period under the Student Contract relating to the DLI Programme?
3. What are the minimum entry requirements for the DLI programme?
4. What is the maximum completion period of the DLI programme?
5. Is there any sequence of examination attempts required for the DLI programme?
6. What must I bring along for the DLI examinations?
7. When can I collect the Study Text after registration of the DLI examination module(s)?
8. How can I go on to earn the Chartered Life Underwriter®/Singapore (CLU®/S) designation?
9. Can I reschedule or withdraw my examination date after the cooling-off period?
Certificate in Reinsurance (CRI)
1. What is the minimum entry qualification required to sit for the CRI examination?
2. How much does it cost to register for the CRI examination?
3. What will be the duration, format and minimum passing mark of the CRI examination?
4. Am I eligible to apply for any credits from The Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) after I have passed the CRI examination?

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