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2695 CANDIDATES FOR EXAM NO. 7532

2405 CANDIDATES TOOK THE EXAM



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If this is accurate, is it right to assume the 290 person difference is made up of people who are taking the make up exam and/or who just didn't take the exam?

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Not sure but that was the response that I received from my FOIL request

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For some reason I thought that a lot more Sergeants took the test.... How many are there of us?



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Holy crap. Everyone still bitter about 2015 test

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Why do you think they pushed to finish the 2013 sgt list .. they had a small sign up rate. I love when people say a 1600 person list size.. what are you smoking? The 2011 sgt test was straight forward and "a joke" to a lot of people and 1600 + passed with about a 9000-10000 who took it. That's approx a 16% passing rate.. just saying.

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2401 took the 2015 exam

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Why do you think they pushed to finish the 2013 sgt list .. they had a small sign up rate. I love when people say a 1600 person list size.. what are you smoking? The 2011 sgt test was straight forward and "a joke" to a lot of people and 1600 + passed with about a 9000-10000 who took it. That's approx a 16% passing rate.. just saying.


 Agree. Exam was very tricky. Can't wait to see the results 



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Can you FOIL the amount of passers? Assuming they ran the scantrons already. If they know how many took it they must know how many passed.

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Chew11 wrote:

Can you FOIL the amount of passers? Assuming they ran the scantrons already. If they know how many took it they must know how many passed.


 Good point 



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get on that sh*t now



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rookiebit_h wrote:

get on that sh*t now


 Yeah man,..that would be awesome 



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Is a foil request just an email to dcas? If so we should all send them asap. Dcas already has the numbers, guarantee it. The job and the test writers are very concerned with the number of passers.

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My buddy wrote this last sergeant exam and knew within three days the number. He also knew that there were gonna be doubles and throw outs. Someone out there knows there number of passers right now.

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I've actually been curious about that too. How do you submit a foil request?

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You can foil pretty much anything, including # of passers. All it takes is a simple email. Include name, exam #, and that you what to know the # of passers. The more emails they receive the sooner they will release the info. Send emails to adeutsch@dcas.nyc.gov
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Shotsfired wrote:

Why do you think they pushed to finish the 2013 sgt list .. they had a small sign up rate. I love when people say a 1600 person list size.. what are you smoking? The 2011 sgt test was straight forward and "a joke" to a lot of people and 1600 + passed with about a 9000-10000 who took it. That's approx a 16% passing rate.. just saying.


 

Probably 80% of cops dont even study. They just pay $100 for a day off.

 

Sgts study and know how to study compared to cops.



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Done 



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Chew11 wrote:

Done 


 Perfect 



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Thanks. Let the fun begin!

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Nice!!!!

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Chew11 wrote:

Done 


 Nice. I just submitted one via the website. If we tag team them maybe we'll hear something soon, haha.



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Everyone should submit a request. It can't hurt

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I've gotten back plenty of info about the 2017 sgts exam from FOILs, everything from passing rates, makeup exam dates and number of make up testers, number of protests etc. Reply is typically two-three business days.

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That was a short turn around. I bet they do have it though...



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Wow, that all...   That's less then the last.... I guest people were that feed up with the last one..



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Samiam, wonder which one of ours is the typo lol. Which one is it, 2045 or 2405? I asked them for clarification.

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That's what they sent me



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Samiam32 wrote:

That's what they sent me


Yeah, he just replied and corrected himself...2,405. I guess we're right where we started.  



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What was the total amount who passed the year they cut the list?

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Jibberjab wrote:

What was the total amount who passed the year they cut the list?


 1200 something. You needed a 79 to get promoted guaranteed.



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What was the total amount who passed the year they cut the list?


It was 1,295. But keep in mind it was a different time (economically, meaning less turnover and promotions). Not to mention the job was much bigger with lots more sergeants, and it was like the entire rank took that test. The 2006 exam is not a fair comparison. Basically, this is the fairest LT exam in the last decade so there isn't any relevant comparison. As this exact moment, there are ~4700 sergeants. Barely half sat for the exam. Statistically, going by historical promotion numbers, a pass rate of 35% (unheard of and highly unlikely since the passing score of 70 was implemented) would still be sufficient for every single person to get made in 4 years. Sure, stranger things have happened, but you can't go by word of mouth on an exam where no one knows their official score and then make assumptions of a 50%+ pass rate. I think, more than anything else, that this will be in line with the 2011 sergeant's exam (the one I took and the closest comparison, in my opinion) with somewhere around a 17%-20% pass rate.



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I got the same email for my request. I think me and Alan are going to be good friends going forward.

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Well that would put this at 50% passing that's the only reason I ask. I personally witnessed 2 people in my class fill it out and leave within 25 mins. I had people who claimed it was easy and didn't study at all. I even thought I crushed it and got such easy questions wrong and I slowly came back to earth hoping for a passing grade. I think it was extremely straight forward but tricky.

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You guys get that answer key thats been floating around?

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CaballoRageRises wrote:

You guys get that answer key thats been floating around?


 Think we will all be surprised with our scores ,..It was a tricky test smfh



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Someone gave me an answer key at my command today

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CaballoRageRises wrote:

Someone gave me an answer key at my command today


 Got one like 2 days after the test. Some werent right. Some didnt have answers.



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CaballoRageRises wrote:

Someone gave me an answer key at my command today


 Got one like 2 days after the test. Some werent right. Some didnt have answers.


 it's more or less pretty accurate, maybe off by a few questions



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Has anyone heard any new information on the number of Sergeants who've passed the exam? I tried that FOIL thing, but no response.



-- Edited by daddyboots on Wednesday 6th of September 2017 03:20:47 PM



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I emailed for the same info, waiting on response

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EMAILED AS WELL



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Let's keep it going

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I'll e-mail. Asking them "how many passed" probably gives them an out because a list hasn't been established. I'll see if it gets any different response if I ask how many raw scantron scores are 70 and over..

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I emailed dcas and got the same numbers. 2695 signed up for the exam and 2405 took it on exam day. They claimed there is no raw passing number as of yet and will not release any info on passing numbers. Sorry I couldn't get more out of them. 



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290 cheaters haven't taken the test incredible. Praying they give a different exam

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Holy sugar,...honey....ice tea!!! i feel like i kill so many brain cells reading Some of these comments. I can't believe there are still some people thinking the makeup exam is the same one we took. Please tell me you're joking!?!?!? 



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same test different names mixed up questions 



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crappants wrote:

290 cheaters haven't taken the test incredible. Praying they give a different exam


 Not everyone that signs up for the test ends up taking it. The number of make up exams will be minimal 



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Palace info wrote:

same test different names mixed up questions 


 And for the millionth time....... IT IS A DIFFERENT TEST !!!!!

nonono



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