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Upcoming Exam Dates (listed chronologically)

IMPORTANT (UPDATED 9/18/2020): ALL EXAM-RELATED EVENTS (E.G., TESTS, STRUCTURED INTERVIEWS, PROTEST SESSIONS) HAVE BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. RESCHEDULING WILL OCCUR ONCE NEW DATES ARE DETERMINED. IF AN EXAM IS CANCELLED, APPLICANTS WILL BE NOTIFIED AND REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED. ALL APPLICATION-RELATED ISSUES, AND OTHER EXAM-RELATED QUESTIONS, CAN BE SENT TO EXAMSUNIT@NYCT.COM AND WILL BE ANSWERED IN THE ORDER THEY ARE RECEIVED.

THE FOLLOWING TESTS AND ASSESSMENTS HAVE BEEN POSTPONED. IF A POSTPONEMENT LED TO AN EXAM CANCELLATION, THAT IS ALSO INDICATED BELOW. WE APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE:

POSTPONED TESTS AND ASSESSMENTS AGENCY
Associate Transit Customer Service Specialist (Promotion to), Exam No. 0705 - EXAM CANCELLED (9/17/2020) NYC Transit
Associate Transit Customer Service Specialist, Exam No. 0609 - EXAM CANCELLED (9/17/2020) NYC Transit
Bus Maintainer (Chassis), Exam Nos. 0403 and 0404's Multiple-Choice Test MTA Bus Co.
Bus Operator Selection Survey (BOSS) Make-Up Administrations Multiple
Car Maintainer - Group B ((Machinist)), Exam Nos. 0712 and 0614's Practical Skills Test NYC Transit
Cleaner/Maintainer's Helper (MTA Bus Company), Exam No. 0304’s Multiple-Choice Test MTA Bus Co.
Dispatcher (Surface Transportation) (Promotion to), Exam No. 0709 - EXAM CANCELLED (8/24/2020) NYC Transit
Elevator and Escalator Maintainer, Exam Nos. 9734 and 9626’s Practical Skills Test NYC Transit
Facilities Supervisor, Exam Nos. 0406 and 0305's Structured Interviews and Short-Answer Test MTA Bus Co.
Fare Enforcement Agent, Exam No. 0615's Multiple-Choice Test – EXAM CANCELLED (5/28/2020) NYC Transit
Heating and Air Conditioning Maintainer, Exam No. 0601’s Practical Skills Test NYC Transit
Line Supervisor (Surface), Exam No. 0200’s Structured Interviews MaBSTOA
Power Cable Maintainer, Exam Nos. 0711 and 0608’s Practical Skills Test NYC Transit
Revenue Equipment Maintainer ((Electronics)), Exam No. 0613's Multiple Choice Test NYC Transit
Structure Maintainer - Group A ((Carpentry)), Exam No. 0602’s Practical Skills Test NYC Transit
Structure Maintainer - Group E ((Plumber)), Exam No. 0616’s Practical Skills Test NYC Transit
Structure Maintainer - Group G ((Painter)), Exam No. 0605’s Practical Skills Test NYC Transit
Transit Customer Service Specialist, Exam No. 0611 - EXAM CANCELLED (9/17/2020) NYC Transit
Transit Electrical Helper, Exam No. 0617's Multiple-Choice Test NYC Transit
MTA Bus Company’s Bus Maintenance Supervisor ((Auto Mechanic Supervisor)), Exam No. 0303 – Amended NOE (Updated 2/14/20): This Notice of Examination (NOE) was amended to change the “Test Date,” “Admission Letter,” and “The Test” sections. Applicants were notified by email and telephone on 2/14/20.

MaBSTOA’s Prom. to Line Supervisor (Surface), Exam No. 0200 – Amended NOE (Updated 2/14/20): This Notice of Examination (NOE) was amended to change the “Test Date,” “Admission Letter,” and “The Test” sections. Applicants were notified by email and telephone on 2/13/20.

MaBSTOA’s Line Supervisor (Surface) ((Auto Mechanic Supervisor)), Exam No. 0101 – Amended NOE (Updated 2/14/20): This Notice of Examination (NOE) was amended to change the “Test Date,” “Admission Letter,” and “The Test” sections. Applicants were notified by email and telephone on 2/13/20.

MTA Bus Company’s Prom. to Bus Maintenance Supervisor, Exam No. 0405 – Amended NOE (Updated 2/14/20): This Notice of Examination (NOE) was amended to change the “Test Date,” “Admission Letter,” and “The Test” sections. Applicants will be notified shortly.

MaBSTOA’s Plant & Equipment Maintainer (Carpentry), Exam No. 8104 – Amended NOE (Updated 12/12/19): This Notice of Examination (NOE) was amended to change the expected start date of the practical skills test from July 20, 2018 to December 16, 2019, and to announce that the list resulting from this practical skills test will also be used to fill MTA Bus Company (MTABC) vacancies. Persons on the MaBSTOA list who decline MTABC appointments will not be removed from the list.

MaBSTOA’s Promotion to Line Supervisor (Surface), Exam No. 0200 – Amended NOE (Updated 12/12/19): This Notice of Examination was amended on November 14, 2019 to change the expected start date of the structured interviews from December 9, 2019 to February 26, 2020.

MaBSTOA’s Line Supervisor (Surface), Exam No. 0101 – Amended NOE (Updated 12/12/19): This Notice of Examination was amended on November 14, 2019 to change the expected start date of the structured interviews from December 9, 2019 to February 26, 2020.

Telephone Maintainer, Exam No. 9619 – Amended NOE (Updated 7/23/19): This Notice of Examination (NOE) was amended on July 17, 2019 to change the expected test date from August 5, 2019 to October 14, 2019. A message indicating this change will be sent and the admission letter to the practical skills test will be mailed at least 15 days before October 14, 2019 to all qualified applicants and applicants whose qualifications are pending further review. Please click on the blue text to view the amended NOE.

Structure Maintainer- Group C, Exam No. 9623 – Amended NOE (Updated 7/15/19) This Notice of Examination (NOE) was amended on July 10th, 2019 to change the expected test date from September 9, 2019 to October 14, 2019. A message indicating this change, along with an admission letter to the practical skills test, will be mailed at least 10 days before October 14, 2019 to all qualified applicants and applicants whose qualifications are pending further review. Please click on the blue text to view the amended NOE.

Structure Maintainer- Group E, Exam No. 9616 – Amended NOE (Updated 6/4/19): This Notice of Examination (NOE) was amended on June 5, 2019 to change the expected test date from June 3, 2019 to July 15, 2019. A message indicating this change, along with an admission letter to the practical skills test, will be mailed at least 10 days before July 15, 2019 to all qualified applicants and applicants whose qualifications are pending further review. Please click on the blue text to view the amended NOE.

MTB Facility Maintainer, Exam No. 9411 (Updated 5/1/19): This Notice of Examination (NOE) was amended on April 10, 2019 to change the expected beginning test date from June 10, 2019 to May 20, 2019. All applicants that applied for the exam were notified of this via phone calls on May 1st, 2019. Promotion to Facilities Supervisor, Exam No. 9402 – Amended NOE (Updated 4/5/19): This Notice of Examination (NOE) was amended a second time to change the expected starting test date from March 25,2019 to May 13, 2019. Facilities Supervisor, Exam No. 9302 – Amended NOE (Updated 4/5/19): This Notice of Examination (NOE) was amended a second time to change the expected starting test date from March 25,2019 to May 13, 2019.

Structure Maintainer-Group D ((Sheet Metal)), Exam No. 9611 (Updated 4/2/19): This Notice of Examination (NOE) was amended to change the expected start date for the test from April 8, 2019 to April 22, 2019. A message indicating this change, along with an admission letter to the practical skills test, will be mailed at least 10 days before April 22, 2019 to all qualified applicants and applicants whose qualifications are pending further review. Please click on the blue text to view the amended NOE. Track Equipment Maintainer, Exam No. 9612 (Updated 4/2/19): The practical skills test originally scheduled to begin on April 22, 2019 for this exam has been postponed, and a new test date or dates have yet to be determined. All qualified applicants and those applicants whose qualifications are pending further review have been notified of this postponement via broadcast telephone and email messages. Once a new test date or dates have been determined, all qualified applicants and those applicants whose qualifications are pending further review will be sent similar broadcast messages, and their practical skills test Admission Letters will be mailed to them at least 10 days before the new test date(s).

Promotion to Maintenance Supervisor (Power Distribution), Exam No. 9709 (Updated 3/25/19): This Notice of Examination (NOE) was amended a second time to change the expected test date(s) from March 9, 2019 or March 10, 2019 to July 13, 2019 or July 14, 2019. A letter indicating this change was mailed to all applicants on March 25, 2019.

Promotion to Maintenance Supervisor (Power Distribution), Exam No. 9709 (Updated 2/19/19): The multiple-choice test originally scheduled to be administered on March 9 or 10, 2019 for this exam has been postponed, and a new test date or dates have yet to be determined. All applicants have been notified of this postponement via broadcast telephone and email messages. Once a new test date or dates have been determined, all applicants will be sent similar broadcast messages, and their multiple-choice test Admission Letters will be mailed to them at least 10 days before the new test date(s).

Promotion to Facilities Supervisor, Exam No. 9402 – Amended NOE (Updated 1/29/19): This Notice of Examination is amended on January 30, 2019 to reopen the application period, update the salary and change the test date. These changes were communicated to all previous applicants who provided email addresses and telephone numbers with their applications. Candidates who applied previously do not need to apply again. Please click on the blue text to view the amended Notice of Examination (NOE).

Facilities Supervisor, Exam No. 9302 – Amended NOE (Updated 1/29/19): This Notice of Examination is amended on January 30, 2019 to reopen the application period, update the salary and change the test date. These changes were communicated to all previous applicants who provided email addresses and telephone numbers with their applications. Candidates who applied previously do not need to apply again. Please click on the blue text to view the amended Notice of Examination (NOE).

Maintainer’s Helper – Group B (Auto Mechanic Helper) Exam No. 9609 – Amended NOE (Updated 1/29/19): Due to unforeseen occurrences, the originally scheduled written test date(s) for this exam have changed. Please click on the blue text to view the amended Notice of Examination (NOE). All applicants have been mailed a letter informing them of this amendment, and an automated broadcast has been sent those who provided email addresses and telephone numbers with their applications.

Promotion to Dispatcher, Exam No. 9405  – Amended NOE (Updated 12/27/18):The written test for this exam, which was originally scheduled to be administered on 1/12/19 and/or 1/13/19, has been postponed. The new test dates are expected to be 3/2/19 and/or 3/3/19. All applicants have been mailed a letter informing them of this postponement, and an automated broadcast has been sent those who provided email addresses and telephone numbers with their applications.

Promotion to Maintenance Supervisor (Power Distribution), Exam No. 9709  – Amended NOE (Updated 11/29/18): Due to unforeseen occurrences, the originally scheduled written test date(s) for this exam have changed. Please click on the blue text to view the amended Notice of Examination (NOE).

Promotion to Maintenance Supervisor (Structures - Group F), Exam No. 9711  – Amended NOE (Updated 11/29/18): Due to unforeseen occurrences, the originally scheduled written test date(s) for this exam have changed. Please click on the blue text to view the amended Notice of Examination (NOE).

Promotion to Ventilation and Drainage Maintainer, Exam No. 9713  – Amended NOE (Updated 11/29/18): Due to unforeseen occurrences, the originally scheduled written test date(s) for this exam have changed. Please click on the blue text to view the amended Notice of Examination (NOE).

Ventilation and Drainage Maintainer, Exam No. 9606  – Amended NOE (Updated 11/29/18): Due to unforeseen occurrences, the originally scheduled written test date(s) for this exam have changed. Please click on the blue text to view the amended Notice of Examination (NOE).

Promotion to Maintenance Supervisor (Ventilation and Drainage) Exam No. 9712 – Amended NOE (Updated 11/29/18): Due to unforeseen occurrences, the originally scheduled written test date(s) for this exam have changed. Please click on the blue text to view the amended Notice of Examination (NOE).

Promotion to Tower Operator, Exam No. 8729 (Updated 9/13/18): The written test for this exam, which was originally scheduled to be administered on 9/29/2018 & 9/30/2018, has been postponed due to conflicts with scheduled weekend work. The new test dates are expected to be 12/01/2018 & 12/02/2018. Specific test sessions will be determined with input from our operational departments.  An admission letter will be mailed to the address we have on file for each applicant by 11/12/2018. If applicants do not receive admission letters at least 10 days before 12/1/2018, they must contact us at examsunit@nyct.com.

Bus Maintainer - Group A, Exam Nos. 8723 & 8617 (Updated 9/13/18): Practical testing for these exams, which was originally scheduled to begin during the first week of October of 2018, has been postponed. The new practical testing start date for these exams is expected to be 10/15/2018. If applicants do not receive admission letters at least 10 days before 10/15/2018, they must contact us at examsunit@nyct.com.

Structure Maintainer - Group B (Mason), Exam No. 8609 (Updated 8/15/18): The Practical Skills Test for this exam that was scheduled to be administered August 16 through August 21, 2018 is being postponed until further notice. Once new test dates/times are determined, affected applicants will be mailed new Admission Letters. Our staff is calling affected applicants to inform them of this postponement. If you have any questions, feel free to call the individual coordinating this postponement announcement at (347) 643-7241. Alternately, you may also call us on the MTA Exam Unit’s general line: (347) 643-7221. Thank you, and we apologize for the inconvenience.

Signal Maintainer, Exam Nos. 8718 & 8612 (Updated 8/14/18): Practical skills testing for both of these exams is expected to begin on Monday, September 17, 2018. Admission Letters, which will contain each applicant’s specific test date and time, will be mailed shortly. Important: If an applicant applied for both exams and receives two Admission Letters, the applicant should only attend the first test for which they are scheduled. The score from that test will be applied to each exam number for which eligibility or qualification requirements are met.    

Plant & Equipment Maintainer (Carpentry), Exam No. 8104 (Updated 7/30/18): The practical test for this exam, which was originally scheduled to begin in July 2018, has been postponed until further notice. Applicants should receive a letter in the mail when the new test date is determined. If applicants have any questions, they may email us at examsunit@nyct.com or call (347) 643-7221. Please note that applicants for this exam have also been informed of this postponement by email and telephone.

Bus Operator, Exam No. 7612 (Updated 7/3/18):  Admission Letters were recently mailed to candidates that passed the multiple-choice test inviting them to complete the Bus Operator Selection Survey (BOSS) during the months of July and August. Please note that candidates that have already successfully completed the BOSS for another exam number (e.g., 7105, 7300) within the last year were not invited because they do not need to complete BOSS again for Exam No. 7612.

If you would like to check for possible changes to an exam’s expected date, due to extreme weather or other unforeseen events, please call (347) 643-7223 or visit this page.  For all other questions, you may email us at Examsunit@NYCT.com or call us at (347) 643-7221 / 7222.