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Application for Examination

Exam Information

Important: The application processing fee is non-refundable. Please read the examination announcement carefully before submitting the application. If you are disqualified from competing in the examination or do not compete in the examination for any other reason, no refund of the application processing fee will be made.

Separate applications must be submitted if applying to more than one examination.

Personal Information

Address


Email

Your email address will be used to send a confirmation immediately following submission.

Special Arrangements
Will you need special arrangements because you are a Sabbath Observer
(For religious reasons you cannot be tested on a Saturday)
Do you require reasonable testing accommodations?

If you require reasonable testing accommodations for a disability, contact the Coordinator for Special Accommodations at (212) 428-2580 by the close of the filing period of this examination.

Citizenship
Are you a citizen of the United States?
If not, do you have a legal right to work in the United States?
Veteran's Credits

Are you eligible for Veteran's Credit?

To be eligible for Veterans Credits, an individual MUST:

  • be a citizen or an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence at the time of application for credits.
  • be a resident of New York State at time of appointment.
  • have been honorably discharged or released under honorable circumstances from the Armed Forces of the United States. (Effective January 1, 1998 active duty members of the Armed Forces may request that veterans credits be added to the passing final ratings and use those credits for appointment from the eligible list, once discharged honorably or under honorable circumstances.)

AND

  • have served anywhere in the U. S. Armed Forces during one of the following dates:
    • World War II: December 7, 1941 - December 31, 1946
    • Korean Conflict: June 27, 1950 - January 31, 1955
    • Viet Nam Conflict: February 28, 1961 - May 7, 1975
    • Persian Gulf Conflict: August 2, 1990 - the date upon which such hostilities end

OR

  • have received the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, the Navy Expeditionary Medal, or the Marine Corps Expeditionary Medal for the:
    • Hostilities in Lebanon: June 1, 1983 - December 1, 1987
    • Hostilities in Grenada: October 23, 1983 - November 21, 1983
    • Hostilities in Panama: December 20, 1989 - January 31, 1990
  • In addition, the following nonmilitary service is also recognized for veterans credit:
    • service in the Commissioned Corps of the U. S. Public Health Services during July 29, 1945 to September 2, 1945 or June 26, 1950 to July 3, 1952 or
    • satisfactory service as a crew member aboard merchant vessels in ocean going service during December 7, 1941 to December 31, 1946.

To claim additional credits as a Disabled Veteran, an individual must, in addition to meeting all of the above requirements, be certified by the Veterans Administration as entitled to receive payments for a service-connected disability rated at ten (10) percent or more.

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If you have served in the Armed Forces, do you claim veteran's credit?
Legal Questions

If you answer "Yes" to any of the following questions, please provide details in the section below.

Except for adjudications as youthful offender, wayward minor, or juvenile
delinquent, have you ever been convicted of a misdemeanor or felony?
Do you have any criminal charges pending against you?
Have you ever been dismissed from any employment?
Have you ever received a discharge from the Armed Forces that was other
than honorable?
Are you currently in violation of a court order in any state for child or
spousal support?
Have you ever been disciplined by, or are charges presently pending before,
any agency authorized to bring disciplinary proceedings related to the practice
of any profession?
Education History

Please list High School or GED first followed by College, Graduate School, and Other Schools or Special Courses.

  1. Did you Graduate?
Employment History

The minimum qualifications to compete in an examination may include work experience. Describe below all work experience which shows that you meet these stated minimum requirements.

  1. Use MM/DD/YY format or click 'calendar' icon for dates.
    Leave Ending Date blank if presently employed.
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Important: The application processing fee is non-refundable. Please read the examination announcement carefully before submitting the application. If you are disqualified from competing in the examination or do not compete in the examination for any other reason, no refund of the application processing fee will be made.

False statements made in this application are punishable under Penal Law (Section 210.45) and may result in disqualification.

UCS HR Forms Email: UnifiedCourtSystemExam@nycourts.gov