INCOSE SE Handbook Knowledge Exam

In order to sit the INCOSE SE Handbook Knowledge Exam you need to study the INCOSE SE handbook which is available through the INCOSE website.

You are permitted a maximum of 3 examination attempts within the period of ASEP or CSEP application submission.

Please note:  For CSEP applications you may choose to sit the Knowledge Exam any time after you have submitted your application i.e. in advance of the CSEP review panel completion or once you have passed the CSEP review panel.

As per the information on the ASEP Application and CASE Development page you may also sit the exam in order to achieve ASEP prior to applying for CSEP.

 There are two options with regards to sitting the INCOSE Knowledge Exam: Computer based or paper based:

  • Computer Based: In order to sit a computer-based exam you need to obtain an Eligibility ID from INCOSE.  To do this please contact  When your eligibility ID is sent to you via email there will be instructions on how register at one of the Prometric test centres (currently only available in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth).
  • Paper Based: SESA hold paper based exams at various times throughout the year – these are usually aligned to major events such as SETE or ASEW however may also be held ad hoc if there is a demand.  For information on paper based exams please contact
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