Revised Dates for April 2020 exam:
Following are the Technical requirements for April 2020 IFOA Exam:
Candidates are responsible for ensuring they have a working device ahead of their online examination. Candidates are responsible for checking they have the correct software/package downloaded prior to the exam. As this is a web-based exam environment, both Mac and Windows will be suitable.
Please see below the list of technical requirements for online examinations:
1024 x 768
Microsoft Office 2010
Microsoft Office 2010 is the minimum version acceptable.
A device capable of downloading and opening PDFs, opening and creating Word, Excel and Power Point documents. Candidates will need to ensure that they have a device capable of opening these documents. If candidates don’t have a suitable application on their device, they can download the latest version of Adobe
Reader (http://get.adobe.com/reader/ ) which will enable you to view PDF documents.
However, PDF submissions will not be accepted for any online exam.
The online web platforms are compatible with all modern browsers on most modern computing platforms. Please ensure that you are using the latest version of your web browser.
Windows: Microsoft Edge 15, Chrome 64, Firefox 58, Opera 51
macOS: Safari 11, Chrome 64, Firefox 58, Opera 51 iPad (9+): Safari, Chrome
Microsoft Surface Tablet: Microsoft Edge 15, Chrome 64, Firefox 58, Opera 51 iPhone: Not compatible
Android: Tablets running Chrome 64 Android Phones: Not compatible
Prior to your examination, the IFoA recommend candidates delete their cookies/cache and internet history to
avoid any issues during your examination. The IFoA cannot be held responsible for candidates encountering a
web browser issue during their online examination.
We recommend a wired connection. (2Mbps or greater)
For all online platforms, the file size for exam submissions should be a maximum of 20MB. If file sizes exceed
20MB, the script may not be considered for marking.