CBC Competency Assessment will be conducted and proctored by both Institute of Blockchain or NTUC LearningHub . Candidate(s) has to register with either IBS or NTUC LHub.

Assessment Fee: SGD$60 | USD$45

Re-assessment Fee: SGD $20 | USD$15

Re-schedule Fee: SGD $10 | USD$7

Registration Link & Next Assessment Date/Time: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEtdOyprTMvHtbRBsp-c9ISmEaIYCDnfEll

*Payment has to be completed before registration, email payment details/screenshot to hi@ibs.edu.sg


Assessment Venue

  • Canvas Learning Management System AND

  • Zoom or Google Meet (backup platform) OR NTUC LearningHub

Types of Assessments

  • Formative Assessment (Ungraded) - It is the overall assessment for the CBC eLearning phase.

  • Competency Assessment (Graded) - To be taken after completing CBC Course.

To pass the CBC Course. Candidates need to be assessed Competent (Pass) in the CA.

Assessment Results

  • Competent: The candidate has passed the Assessment.

  • Not Yet Competent: The candidate has not passed the Assessment.

  • Withdrawn: The candidate has withdrawn from the Assessment.

  • No Show: The candidate is absent from the Assessment.


Pre-requisite: Candidates has completed the CBC Course OR entry by Assessment Only Pathway (AOP).

Assessment Procedures:

  1. Physical Assessment (for Singapore-based) OR Online Assessment (for overseas based) with Proctoring.

  2. It is an Open-Book Assessment. Candidates may refer to both online and offline materials.

  3. The assessment will comprise 5 Parts with 5 open-ended questions for each Part. A total of 25 questions.

  4. Prepare and Setup Zoom (Technical Requirements & User Guide) or Google Meet (Backup platform) before the assessment.

  5. The assessment will require the use of both virtual meeting platforms (Zoom) and Canvas Learning Management System.

  6. Candidates are advised to arrive 15 minutes before the assessment for attendance taking and briefing of Assessment Instructions.

  7. No extra time will be compensated for late-comers

  8. If any candidate is late for more than 15 minutes, they will need to retake the assessment at the next available schedule.

  9. Any failure to comply with assessment instructions will be deemed as a dishonest act and leading to termination of qualification and results.

Assessment Method

  • Written Test

Question & Scoring Structure

  • 25 Open-Ended Questions

  • Candidates shall attempt 3 out of 5 Parts.

Passing/Competent Criteria: Candidates shall be assessed Competent in 3 out of 5 Parts.

Assessment Results Release: Will be available 14 days after the assessment date.

Assessment Enquiry: For all other assessment enquiries, please email the Academic & Examination Board at aeb@ibs.edu.sg


  1. When providing Summary Assessment Record to the candidate, the candidate must be asked if he/she agrees with the assessment outcome.

  2. If the candidate agrees with the assessment outcome, the assessor and the candidate must sign the Assessment Summary Record (Both sections of “Final Assessment Outcome” and “In the case of a NYC outcome”)

  3. When providing Summary Assessment Record to the candidate, the candidate must be asked if he/she agrees with the outcome.

  4. If the assessment result is Not Yet Competent (NYC). The candidate has the right to APPEAL the assessment outcome made by the assessor OR RETAKE the assessment.


  1. If the candidate does not agree with the assessment outcome (NYC) and wishes to appeal, the candidate should NOT sign the Summary Assessment Record.

  2. If the candidate intends to appeal the assessment outcome, he/she should discuss the matter with the assessor.

  3. If he/she is still not satisfied with the decision, the candidate must notify the assessor of the intention to appeal. The assessor will reflect the candidate’s intention in the Feedback section of the Assessment Summary Record.

  4. The Assessor will notify the Academic & Examination Board (AEB) about the Candidate's intention to lodge an appeal.

  5. The candidate must lodge the appeal in writing to aeb@ibs.edu.sg within 14 days from results notification date giving reasons for the appeal together with the stipulated appeal fee of S$30.

  6. If the appeal is not submitted or appeal fee is not paid, the appeal will not proceed.

  7. The Academic & Examination Board (AEB) will collect information from the candidate, assessor and/or proctor and give a decision.

  8. The decision of appeal will be FINAL and made known to the candidate within 7 days from the date of appeal submitted.

  9. A record of the appeal and any subsequent actions and findings will be made.

  10. The maximum number of time(s) for appeal is ONE (1) time per assessment.

  11. If an appeal is not successful or exceeds the number of appeals, the candidate has to retake the assessment.


  1. If the candidate agree with the assessment outcome (NYC) and wishes to re-take, the candidate should sign the Summary Assessment Record.

  2. The candidate may choose to retake the assessment for ONE (1) time after paying the re-assessment fee.

  3. Candidates will register for the next Assessment.

  4. If the candidate gets a ‘NYC’ for the 2nd time after re-taking, he/she will need to repeat the entire Course and there is no waiver of course fees and subsequent assessment fee,

  5. If the candidate chooses to retake and the Summary Assessment Record is not signed, the candidate will not be allowed to retake the assessment.